Taxon: Astragalus albens Greene

Genus: Astragalus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Faboideae
      Tribe: Galegeae
        Subtribe: Astragalinae
Nomen number: 401012
Place of publication: Bull. Calif. Acad. Sci. 1(2-4):156. 1885
Name Verified on: 10-Feb-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Jun-2015
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Center for Plant Conservation listed: ()
  • Fish & Wildlife Endangered species: ()

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California


  • Barneby, R. C. 1964. Atlas of North American Astragalus. Part II. The Cercidothrix, Hypoglottis, Piptolodoid, Trimeniaeus and Orophaca Astragali Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 13:1021.
  • Center for Plant Conservation Center for Plant Conservation National Collection of Endangered Plants (on-line resource). (CPC Nat Coll)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • United States Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Species Information: threatened and endangered animals and plants (on-line resource). (US Fish & Wildl List)

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