Species Details

Astragalus lentiginosus var. coachellae

Coachella Valley milk-vetch

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Scientific Name:
Astragalus lentiginosus Hook. var. coachellae F. Shreve & Wiggins
Common Name:
Coachella Valley milk-vetch
Family: Fabaceae
Element Code: PDFAB0FB97
USDA Plants Symbol: ASLEC2
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2
Fed List: FE (1998-10-06)
State List: None
Global Rank: G5T1
State Rank:
S1
Other Status: SB_CalBG/RSABG; SB_USDA
CRPR Changes:
Add Date: 1984-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: annual/perennial herb
Blooming Period: Feb-May
Elevation:
40 - 655 meters
130 - 2150 feet
General Habitat:
  • Desert dunes
  • Sonoran desert scrub (sandy)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Protected in part in Coachella Valley Preserve System. Threatened by urbanization, vehicles, road widening, non-native plants, flood control projects, and wind energy development. See Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 13:951-952 (1964) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 71
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 10 14 9 2 36
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 19
Recent <=20 Years 52
Presence:
Presumed Extant 69
Possibly Extirpated 1
Presumed Extirpated 1
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Riverside (RIV)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Beaumont (3311688), Cabazon (3311687), Cathedral City (3311674), Desert Hot Springs (3311685), Indio (3311662), La Quinta (3311663), Mecca (3311651), Morongo Valley (3411615), Myoma (3311673), Palm Springs (3311675), Seven Palms Valley (3311684), White Water (3311686)
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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