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Status: record astragalus_agnicidus - Thu, Nov. 27, 2014 14:22 ET c
Astragalus agnicidus
common nameHumboldt County milk-vetch
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.1
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.1: Seriously endangered in California
state rank
S3      ranking system key
global rank
G3     G3: 21-80 occurrences or 3,000-10,000 individuals OR 10,000-50,000 acres
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingEndangered  04/82
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (15):
Gualala (537D) 3812375, Bailey Ridge (551B) 3912324, Greenough Ridge (567C) 3912334, Northspur (568A) 3912345, Noyo Hill (568B) 3912346, Cahto Peak (584A) 3912365, Lincoln Ridge (584B) 3912366, Dutchmans Knoll (584C) 3912356, Sherwood Peak (584D) 3912355, Westport (585A) 3912367, Hales Grove (601D) 3912377, Miranda (617A) 4012327, Bridgeville (635A) 4012347, Redcrest (635B) 4012348, Myers Flat (635D) 4012337
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Humboldt (HUM), Mendocino (MEN)
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CNPS habitats•Broadleafed upland forest (BUFrs)
•North Coast coniferous forest (NCFrs)/openings, disturbed areas, sometimes roadsides
blooming period Apr-Sep  
elevation range180 - 800 meters
Rediscovered in 1987 by R. Sutherland, R. Bittman, and K. Berg near Miranda. Threatened by grazing, competition, logging, and road maintenance. Potentially threatened by habitat alteration and non-native plants. See Madroņo 14(1):37-40 (1957) for original description, Fremontia 16(1):13-14 (1988) for discussion of rediscovery and 20(4):21-22 (1992) for management update, and Madroņo 46(4):215 (1999) for occurrence information.
full nameAstragalus agnicidus Barneby
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Additional information:
standard acronym  ASAG Element Code  PDFAB0F080
CNPS chapter link chapter content  North Coast database for this species
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2014. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-14nov). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Thu, Nov. 27, 2014 from

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