Species Details

Astragalus mohavensis var. hemigyrus

curved-pod milk-vetch

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Scientific Name:
Astragalus mohavensis Wats. var. hemigyrus (Clokey) Barneby
Common Name:
curved-pod milk-vetch
Family: Fabaceae
Element Code: PDFAB0F5J1
USDA Plants Symbol: ASMOH
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G3G4T2T3
State Rank:
S1
Other Status: BLM_S; SB_CalBG/RSABG
CRPR Changes:
changed from 1A to 1B.1 on 2010-07-29
Add Date: 1988-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-08-25
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Apr-Jun
Elevation:
1250 - 1620 meters
4100 - 5315 feet
General Habitat:
  • Joshua tree "woodland"
  • Mojavean desert scrub
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Carbonate
Notes:
Formally on List 1A; rediscovered in 2001 and verified in 2009. Potentially threatened by mining. See MadroƱo 6(7):220 (1942) for original description, Aliso 2:207 (1950) for revised nomenclature, and Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 13:1025 (1964) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 2
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 1 0 0 0 1
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 2
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 2
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)
Darwin (3611735), Talc City Hills (3611736)
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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