Species Details

Astragalus lentiformis

lens-pod milk-vetch

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Scientific Name:
Astragalus lentiformis Gray
Common Name:
lens-pod milk-vetch
Family: Fabaceae
Element Code: PDFAB0F4P0
USDA Plants Symbol: ASLE7
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: May-Jul
Elevation:
1460 - 1910 meters
4790 - 6265 feet
General Habitat:
  • Great Basin scrub
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Sandy
  • Volcanic
Notes:
Threatened by road maintenance and logging.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 59
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
6 20 10 2 0 21
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 53
Recent <=20 Years 6
Presence:
Presumed Extant 59
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Plumas (PLU)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Babcock Peak (4012015), Blairsden (3912075), Crocker Mtn. (3912084), Dixie Mountain (3912083), Frenchman Lake (3912082), Grizzly Valley (3912085), Portola (3912074), Squaw Valley Peak (4012014)
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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