Astragalus albens -
astragalus albens

Astragalus albens

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It is endemic to San Bernardino County, California, where it is known from the northern slopes of the San Bernardino Mountains near the settlement of Cushenbury. Most of the plants are located in the woodland and scrub of the slopes between Big Bear in the mountains and Lucerne Valley in the Mojave Desert at the foot of the range.

It grows in habitat rich in carbonate rock. It is a federally listed endangered species which is known from 30 to 50 populations.[1] There are a total of about 7000 plants, fewer in drought years

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Detailed information
Full Name: Cushenbury milk-vetch (Astragalus albens)
Where found: Wherever found
Critical Habitat:N/A
Species Group:Flowering Plants
Current listing status
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
Endangered 08/24/1994 California/Nevada Region (Region 8) Wherever found
  • States/US Territories in which the Cushenbury milk-vetch, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: California
  • US Counties in which the Cushenbury milk-vetch, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: View All
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