Species Details

Astragalus brauntonii

Braunton's milk-vetch

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Photo of Astragalus brauntonii
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Photo of Astragalus brauntonii
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Photo of Astragalus brauntonii
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Scientific Name:
Astragalus brauntonii Parish
Common Name:
Braunton's milk-vetch
Family: Fabaceae
Element Code: PDFAB0F1G0
USDA Plants Symbol: ASBR6
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1
Fed List: FE (1997-01-29)
State List: None
Global Rank: G2
State Rank:
S2
Other Status: SB_CalBG/RSABG; SB_SBBG
CRPR Changes:
Add Date: 1974-01-01
Date Edited: 2022-06-08
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Jan-Aug
Elevation:
4 - 640 meters
15 - 2100 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Coastal scrub
  • Valley and foothill grassland
General Micro Habitat: recent burns or disturbed areas, usually sandstone with carbonate layers
Micro Habitat:
  • Burned areas (sometimes)
  • Carbonate
  • Disturbed areas (sometimes)
  • Sandstone (usually)
Notes:
Threatened by development, vegetation/fuel management activities, and alteration of local fire regimes. See Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 2:26-27 (1903) for original description, and Fremontia 19(3):6-7 (1991) for species account.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 59
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 10 9 5 5 30
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 12
Recent <=20 Years 47
Presence:
Presumed Extant 54
Possibly Extirpated 4
Presumed Extirpated 1
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Los Angeles (LAX), Orange (ORA), Ventura (VEN)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Azusa (3411728), Beverly Hills (3411814)*, Black Star Canyon (3311776), Calabasas (3411826), Camarillo (3411921), Canoga Park (3411825)?*, El Toro (3311766), Hollywood (3411813)*, Malibu Beach (3411816)*, Mt. Wilson (3411821), Newbury Park (3411828), Point Dume (3411817), Point Mugu (3411911), Prado Dam (3311786), Thousand Oaks (3411827), Topanga (3411815), Triunfo Pass (3411818)
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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