Species Details

Astragalus umbraticus

Bald Mountain milk-vetch

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Scientific Name:
Astragalus umbraticus Sheld.
Common Name:
Bald Mountain milk-vetch
Family: Fabaceae
Element Code: PDFAB0F990
USDA Plants Symbol: ASUM3
Synonyms/Other Names:
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G4
State Rank:
S2
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2B.3 to 2B.2 on 2020-05-12
changed from 2.3 to 2B.3 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 1974-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-06-03
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: May-Aug
Elevation:
150 - 1250 meters
490 - 4100 feet
General Habitat:
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Roadsides (sometimes)
Notes:
Threatened by logging and road maintenance. On watch list in OR.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
References:
Total Occurrences: 33
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
4 8 7 1 1 12
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 10
Recent <=20 Years 23
Presence:
Presumed Extant 32
Possibly Extirpated 1
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Oregon (OR)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Humboldt (HUM)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Bald Hills (4112328), Broken Rib Mtn. (4112386), Fish Lake (4112336), French Camp Ridge (4112327), Holter Ridge (4112338), Hupa Mountain (4112317), Johnsons (4112337), Lord-ellis Summit (4012387), Maple Creek (4012377), Showers Mtn. (4012356), Tish Tang Point (4112315), Weitchpec (4112326), Willow Creek (4012386)
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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