Species Details

Astragalus bernardinus

San Bernardino milk-vetch

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Scientific Name:
Astragalus bernardinus M.E. Jones
Common Name:
San Bernardino milk-vetch
Family: Fabaceae
Element Code: PDFAB0F190
USDA Plants Symbol: ASBE4
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G3
State Rank:
S3
Other Status: BLM_S; USFS_S
CRPR Changes:
added to 1B.2 on 2011-02-16
Add Date: 2011-02-16
Date Edited: 2021-08-25
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Apr-Jun
Elevation:
900 - 2000 meters
2955 - 6560 feet
General Habitat:
  • Joshua tree "woodland"
  • Pinyon and juniper woodland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Carbonate (often)
  • Granitic (often)
Notes:
Historic report from the Charleston Mtns. of NV lacks documentation. Potentially threatened by mining, development, grazing, and recreational activities.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 42
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 42
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 26
Recent <=20 Years 16
Presence:
Presumed Extant 42
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Riverside (RIV), San Bernardino (SBD)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Big Bear City (3411637), Bighorn Canyon (3411635), Castle Peaks (3511532), Cima (3511525), Cima Dome (3511535), Conejo Well (3311576), Cottonwood Spring (3311567), Cougar Buttes (3411647), East Deception Canyon (3311683), Fawnskin (3411638), Hayfield (3311566), Indian Cove (3411612), Joshua (3511534), Joshua Tree South (3411613), Keys View (3311682), Malapai Hill (3311681), Marl Mountains (3511526), Mescal Range (3511545), Mid Hills (3511524), Mineral Hill (3511544), Mortmar (3311558), Onyx Peak (3411626), Porcupine Wash (3311577), Queen Mtn. (3411611), Rattlesnake Canyon (3411636), Rimrock (3411625), Rockhouse Canyon (3311671), Yucca Valley North (3411624)
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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