Astragalus lemmonii
Common Name: Lemmon's milk-vetch
Family: Fabaceae
Element Code: PDFAB0F4N0
Full Name: Astragalus lemmonii Gray

2008 Steve Matson
Biology Glossary
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 13
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    0 2 0 2 0 9
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    8 5
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    13 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • Threatened by land conversion and pipeline construction. See Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 8:627 (1873) for original description, and Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 13:1109-1111 (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: 2001-01-01
  • Last Update: 2010-03-15
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 1007 - 2200 meters
  • California Endemic: no
  • States: California, Nevada, Oregon
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Inyo (INY),  Lassen (LAS),  Mono (MNO),  Modoc (MOD),  Plumas (PLU),  Shasta (SHA),  Sierra (SIE)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Mt. Morgan (414B) 37118D6,  Toms Place (433C) 37118E6,  Whitmore Hot Springs (434A) 37118F7,  Loyalton (570B) 39120F2,  Antelope Valley (571A) 39120F3,  Reconnaissance Peak (587D) 39120G3,  Dixie Peak (660A) 40121H1,  Ash Valley (675C) 41120A6,  Lane Reservoir (676D) 41120A7,  Big Swamp (677A) 41121B1,  Fall River Mills (678C) 41121A4,  Perez (712A) 41121F3
  • 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 1824
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 [accessed ].

37118D6=Mt. Morgan (414B) 37118D6;37118E6=Toms Place (433C) 37118E6;37118F7=Whitmore Hot Springs (434A) 37118F7;39120F2=Loyalton (570B) 39120F2;39120F3=Antelope Valley (571A) 39120F3;39120G3=Reconnaissance Peak (587D) 39120G3;40121H1=Dixie Peak (660A) 40121H1;41120A6=Ash Valley (675C) 41120A6;41120A7=Lane Reservoir (676D) 41120A7;41121B1=Big Swamp (677A) 41121B1;41121A4=Fall River Mills (678C) 41121A4;41121F3=Perez (712A) 41121F3