Species Details

Astragalus lentiginosus var. sesquimetralis

Sodaville milk-vetch

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Scientific Name:
Astragalus lentiginosus Hook. var. sesquimetralis (Rydb.) Barneby
Common Name:
Sodaville milk-vetch
Family: Fabaceae
Element Code: PDFAB0FB9K
USDA Plants Symbol: ASLES4
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Apr-Jul
Elevation:
955 - 975 meters
3135 - 3200 feet
General Habitat:
  • Meadows and seeps (alkaline)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known in CA from only one occurrence at Sand Spring, in Death Valley NP. Only two occurrences known in NV, both on private land. Most of CA occurrence protected by new fencing erected by BLM in 1996; unfenced portion still threatened by trampling and vehicles. State-listed as Critically Endangered in NV. See North American Flora 24:414 (1929) for original description, and Brittonia 29:376-381 (1977) for discussion of CA occurrence.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 1
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 1 0 0 0 0
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 1
Presence:
Presumed Extant 1
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Nevada (NV)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Inyo (INY)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Sand Spring (3711725)
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
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