Astragalus clarianus •
astragalus clarianus

Astragalus clarianus

Astragalus clarianus NatureServe Explorer Species Reports — NatureServe Explorer is a source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals and ecological communtities of the U.S and Canada. NatureServe Explorer provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too. NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network.

ITIS Reports — Astragalus clarianus ITIS (the Integrated Taxonomic Information System) is a source for authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.This is an annual herb producing thin stems covered in tiny rough hairs. The plant reaches up to 12 cm (4.7 in) tall. The small leaves are made up of a few pairs of oval-shaped leaflets. The inflorescence is a small cluster of two to seven flowers. Each flower is about 1 cm (0.39 in) long and has white petals with bright deep purple tips. The fruit is a papery legume pod around 2 cm (0.79 in) long. It is tapered at both ends, hairy in texture, and it bears a sharp beak at one end. The plant was named for the California schoolteacher and amateur botanist Clara Adele Pike Blodgett Hunt

FWS Digital Media Library — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Digital Library is a searchable collection of selected images, historical artifacts, audio clips, publications, and video.Clara Hunt’s milk-vetch is a California threatened plant species, which means that killing or possessing plants is prohibited by the California Endangered Species Act (CESA). The species is also listed as endangered under the federal Endangered Species Act. Clara Hunt’s milk-vetch is a low-growing annual herb with white and purple flowers that typically appear in March …

Detailed information
Full Name: Clara Hunt's milk-vetch (Astragalus clarianus)
Where found: Wherever found
Critical Habitat:N/A
Species Group:Flowering Plants
Current listing status
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
Endangered 10/22/1997 California/Nevada Region (Region 8) Wherever found
  • States/US Territories in which the Clara Hunt's milk-vetch, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: California
  • US Counties in which the Clara Hunt's milk-vetch, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: View All
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