Species Details

Astragalus pachypus var. jaegeri

Jaeger's milk-vetch

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Scientific Name:
Astragalus pachypus Greene var. jaegeri Munz & McBurney
Common Name:
Jaeger's milk-vetch
Family: Fabaceae
Element Code: PDFAB0F6G1
USDA Plants Symbol: ASPAJ
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial shrub
Blooming Period: Dec-Jun
Elevation:
365 - 975 meters
1200 - 3200 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Coastal scrub
  • Valley and foothill grassland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Rocky (sometimes)
  • Sandy (sometimes)
Notes:
To be looked for in northern SDG Co., west of Warner Springs. Some habitat probably lost during creation of Vail Lake; also threatened by urbanization, vehicles, road maintenance, and agriculture. See Bulletin of the Southern Academy of Sciences 31:67 (1932) for original description, and Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 13:489 (1964) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 18
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
1 1 0 1 0 15
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 15
Recent <=20 Years 3
Presence:
Presumed Extant 18
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Riverside (RIV), San Diego (SDG)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Beaumont (3311688), Blackburn Canyon (3311667), Bucksnort Mtn. (3311645), Cabazon (3311687), El Casco (3311781), Lakeview (3311771), Sage (3311658), San Jacinto (3311678), Temecula (3311742), Vail Lake (3311648), Warner Springs (3311636)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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