Species Details

Astragalus bicristatus

crested milk-vetch

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Scientific Name:
Astragalus bicristatus Gray
Common Name:
crested milk-vetch
Family: Fabaceae
Element Code: PDFAB0F1A0
USDA Plants Symbol: ASBI
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: May-Aug
Elevation:
1700 - 2745 meters
5580 - 9005 feet
General Habitat:
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
  • Upper montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Carbonate (usually)
  • Rocky (sometimes)
  • Sandy (sometimes)
Notes:
Threatened by mining and development. Possibly threatened by recreational activities and vehicles.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 0
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 0
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 0
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Los Angeles (LAX), Riverside (RIV), San Bernardino (SBD)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Big Bear City (3411637), Butler Peak (3411731), Fawnskin (3411638), Mescal Creek (3411746), Moonridge (3411627), Mount San Antonio (3411736), Mt. Baldy (3411726), Telegraph Peak (3411735), Toro Peak (3311654)
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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Presumed Extant
Counties   Quads