Species Details

Astragalus platytropis

broad-keeled milk-vetch

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Scientific Name:
Astragalus platytropis Gray
Common Name:
broad-keeled milk-vetch
Family: Fabaceae
Element Code: PDFAB0F6X0
USDA Plants Symbol: ASPL3
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5
State Rank:
S3
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.2 to 2B.2 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 1994-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-08-25
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Jun-Sep
Elevation:
2345 - 3550 meters
7695 - 11650 feet
General Habitat:
  • Alpine boulder and rock field
  • Pinyon and juniper woodland
  • Subalpine coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Rocky
Notes:
Threatened by grazing, trampling, and vehicles. On review list in OR. See Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 6:526 (1865) for original description, and Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 13:979-981 (1964) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 18
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 1 0 0 0 17
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 17
Recent <=20 Years 1
Presence:
Presumed Extant 18
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Idaho (ID), Montana (MT), Nevada (NV), Oregon (OR), Utah (UT), Wyoming (WY)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Inyo (INY), Mono (MNO)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Blanco Mtn. (3711842), Fales Hot Springs (3811934), Last Chance Mtn. (3711736), Mazourka Peak (3611881), Mt. Patterson (3811943), Pickel Meadow (3811935), Sweetwater Creek (3811942), Tin Mountain (3611784)
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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