Astragalus platytropis
Common Name: broad-keeled milk-vetch
Family: Fabaceae
Synonyms:
Element Code: PDFAB0F6X0
Full Name: Astragalus platytropis Gray
USDA PLANTS Symbol: ASPL3

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Biology Glossary
  • Lifeform: perennial herb
  • Blooming Period: June - September
  • Habitat: rocky.
    • Alpine boulder and rock field
    • Pinyon and juniper woodland
    • Subalpine coniferous forest
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 18
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    0 1 0 0 0 17
  • Population Status:
    Historic
    >20 yrs
    Recent
    <=20 yrs
    14 4
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    18 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • 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.
  • To submit rare plant observation data, use the CNDDB field survey form. Please see also the CNPS Rare Plant Data page.
  • Date Added: 1994-01-01
  • Last Update: 2013-06-12
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 2345 - 3550 meters
  • California Endemic: no
  • States: California, Idaho, !MT, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Inyo (INY),  Mono (MNO)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Tin Mountain (369B) 36117H4,  White Top Mtn. (369C) 36117G4,  Mazourka Peak (372A) 36118H1,  Last Chance Mtn. (410C) 37117C6,  Blanco Mtn. (412B) 37118D2,  Laws (413A) 37118D3,  Mt. Patterson (488A) 38119D3,  Chris Flat (488B) 38119D4,  Mt. Jackson (488D) 38119C3,  Sonora Pass (489C) 38119C6,  Pickel Meadow (489D) 38119C5
  • Notes:
      Definitions of codes preceding a county and/or quad:
      * Presumed extirpated
      ? Uncertain about distribution or identity
      ?* Uncertain about distribution, but presumed extirpated if once present
      (?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
      Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable.
Presumed Extant Presumed Extirpated or Unknown 1581
Links to Leading Resources of Taxon Information
Suggested Citation
CNPS, Rare Plant Program. . Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v8-02). California Native Plant Society, Sacramento, CA. Website http://www.rareplants.cnps.org [accessed ].
-117.625,37.25

CA,ID,MT,NV,OR,UT,WY
36117H4=Tin Mountain (369B) 36117H4;36117G4=White Top Mtn. (369C) 36117G4;36118H1=Mazourka Peak (372A) 36118H1;37117C6=Last Chance Mtn. (410C) 37117C6;37118D2=Blanco Mtn. (412B) 37118D2;37118D3=Laws (413A) 37118D3;38119D3=Mt. Patterson (488A) 38119D3;38119D4=Chris Flat (488B) 38119D4;38119C3=Mt. Jackson (488D) 38119C3;38119C6=Sonora Pass (489C) 38119C6;38119C5=Pickel Meadow (489D) 38119C5