Species Details

Astragalus pulsiferae var. coronensis

Modoc Plateau milk-vetch

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Scientific Name:
Astragalus pulsiferae Gray var. coronensis Welsh, Ondricek, & Clifton
Common Name:
Modoc Plateau milk-vetch
Family: Fabaceae
Element Code: PDFAB0F784
USDA Plants Symbol: ASPUC5
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 4.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G4T3
State Rank:
S3
Other Status: USFS_S
CRPR Changes:
added to 4 on 2005-08-30
Add Date: 2005-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-09-27
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: (Apr)May-Jul
Elevation:
1345 - 1890 meters
4415 - 6200 feet
General Habitat:
  • Great Basin scrub
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
  • Pinyon and juniper woodland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Gravelly
  • Sandy
  • Volcanic
Notes:
Can be locally common. Potentially threatened by grazing, trampling, development, and timber harvest activities. Considered critically imperiled in NV. Not in TJM (1993). See Rhodora 104(919):276 (2002) for original description.
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), Nevada (NV)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Lassen (LAS), Modoc (MOD), Plumas (PLU)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Adin (4112028), Adin Pass (4112038), Alturas (4112045), Ambrose Valley (4112027), Cherry Mtn. (4012051), Crocker Mtn. (3912084), Dodge Reservoir (4012082), Infernal Caverns (4112035), Jess Valley (4112023), Lane Reservoir (4112017), Likely (4112025), Observation Peak (4012072), Petes Valley (4012054), Rattlesnake Butte (4112046), Shaffer Mtn. (4012043), Shinn Mtn. (4012062), Snowstorm Mtn. (4012063), Squaw Valley Peak (4012014), Susanville (4012046), Troxel Point (4012066), Tunnison Mtn. (4012055), Waterman Mtn. (3411738), West of Snowstorm Mtn. (4012064)
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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