Astragalus holmgreniorum -
astragalus holmgreniorum

Astragalus holmgreniorum

Astragalus holmgreniorum 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.

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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.Astragalus holmgreniorum is a rare species of milkvetch known by the common names Holmgren milkvetch and paradox milkvetch. It is native to a tiny section of desert shrub woodland on the border between Utah and Arizona, in the far northern Mojave Desert. There are six populations remaining. It is a federally listed endangered species. Species Description: Both Astragalus holmgreniorum (Holmgren milk-vetch) and A. ampullarioides (Shivwits milk-vetch) are members of the pea family (Fabaceae or Leguminosae). Holmgren milk-vetch is a shortlived perennial; few plants live past three years, with 4 years being the oldest documented lifespan.

Detailed information
Full Name: Holmgren milk-vetch (Astragalus holmgreniorum)
Where found: Wherever found
Critical Habitat:N/A
Species Group:Flowering Plants
Current listing status
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
Endangered 09/28/2001 Mountain-Prairie Region (Region 6) Wherever found
  • States/US Territories in which the Holmgren milk-vetch, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: Arizona , Utah
  • US Counties in which the Holmgren milk-vetch, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: View All
Federal register documents
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05/27/2016 81 FR 33698 33700 ETWP; Initiation of 5-Year Status Reviews of 21 Species in the Mountain-Prairie Region
12/27/2006 71 FR 77972 78012 Final Designation of Critical Habitat for Astragalus ampullarioides (Shivwits milk-vetch) and Astragalus holmgreniorum (Holmgren milk-vetch)
09/29/2006 71 FR 57557 57558 Recovery Plan for Holmgren milk-vetch (Astragalus holmgreniorum) and Shivwits milk-vetch (Astragalus ampullarioides)
09/26/2006 71 FR 56085 56094 Designation of Critical Habitat for Astragalus ampullarioides (Shivwits Milk-Vetch) and Astragalus holmgreniorum (Holmgren Milk-Vetch: Revised proposed rule; reopening of public comment period, notice of availability of draft economic analysis and draft environmental assessment, and revisions to proposed critical habitat boundaries.
08/01/2006 71 FR 43514 43515 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Draft Recovery Plan for Astragalus holmgreniorum (Holmgren milk-vetch) and Astragalus ampullarioides (Shivwits milk-vetch)
04/07/2006 71 FR 17900 17902 Initiation of a 5-Year Review of Maguire Daisy, Holmgren Milk-Vetch, Shivwits Milk-Vetch, Virgin River Chub, Woundfin, and Kanab Ambersnail
03/29/2006 71 FR 15966 16002 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for Astragalus ampullarioides (Shivwits Milk-Vetch) and Astragalus holmgreniorum (Holmgren Milk-Vetch): Proposed rule.
10/30/2001 66 FR 54808 54832 ETWP; Review of Plant and Animal Species That Are Candidates or Proposed for Listing as Endangered or Threatened,Annual Notice of Findings on Recycled Petitions, and Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions; Proposed Rule
09/28/2001 66 FR 49560 49567 ETWP; Determination of Endangered status for Astragalus holmgreniorum (Holmgren milk-vetch)and Astragalus ampullarioides (Shivwits milk-vetch)
04/12/2000 65 FR 19728 19734 Proposed Determination of Endangered Status for Astragalus Holmgreniorum (Holmgren Milk-Vetch) and Astragalus Ampullarioides (Shivwits Milk-Vetch)
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