CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record astragalus_tidestromii - Thu, Dec. 2, 2021, 10:51 ET b
Astragalus tidestromii
common nameTidestrom's milk-vetch
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.2
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G3     G3: 21-80 occurrences or 3,000-10,000 individuals OR 10,000-50,000 acres
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (25):
Big Bear City (131D) 3411637, Mineral Hill (225B) 3511544, Mescal Range (226A) 3511545, Valley Wells (226B) 3511546, Cima Dome (226D) 3511535, Solomons Knob (227A) 3511547, Turquoise Mountain (227B) 3511548, State Line Pass (248B) 3511564, Ivanpah Lake (248C) 3511554, Mesquite Lake (249A) 3511565, Mesquite Mountains (249B) 3511566, Pachalka Spring (249C) 3511556, Clark Mountain (249D) 3511555, East Of Kingston Peak (250A) 3511567, Kingston Spring (250C) 3511558, East Of Kingston Spring (250D) 3511557, Stump Spring NV (274A) 3511587, Calvada Springs (274B) 3511588, Horse Thief Springs (274C) 3511578, Blackwater Mine (274D) 3511577, North Of Tecopa Pass (275A) 3511681, Mound Spring (297C) 3611518, Nopah Peak (298D) 3611611, Santa Rosa Flat (327B) 3611746, Darwin (327D) 3611735
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Inyo (INY), San Bernardino (SBD), Nevada (NV)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Mojavean desert scrub (MDScr)/carbonate, sandy or gravelly
blooming period (Jan),Apr-Jul   Months in parentheses are uncommon.
elevation range600 - 1785 meters
Threatened by mining and solar energy development. Possibly threatened by vehicles, road maintenance, and non-native plants. Similar to A. layneae.
full nameAstragalus tidestromii (Rydb.) Clokey
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  ASTI Element Code  PDFAB0F8X0
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Thu, Dec. 2, 2021 from

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