Astragalus lentiginosus var. coachellae
Common Name: Coachella Valley milk-vetch
Family: Fabaceae
Element Code: PDFAB0FB97
Full Name: Astragalus lentiginosus Hook. var. coachellae F. Shreve & Wiggins

2011 Keir Morse
Biology Glossary
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 53
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    0 8 14 6 1 24
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    14 39
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    52 0 1
Notes Glossary
  • Protected in part in Coachella Valley Preserve System. Threatened by urbanization, vehicles, road widening, non-native plants, flood control projects, and wind energy development. See Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 13:951-952 (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: 1984-01-01
  • Last Update: 2010-03-15
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 40 - 655 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • States: California
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Riverside (RIV)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Indio (064B) 33116F2,  Mecca (064D) 33116E1,  La Quinta (065A) 33116F3,  Seven Palms Valley (082B) 33116H4,  Cathedral City (082C) 33116G4,  Myoma (082D) 33116G3,  Desert Hot Springs (083A) 33116H5,  White Water (083B) 33116H6,  Palm Springs (083D) 33116G5,  Beaumont (084B) 33116H8,  Catclaw Flat (104C) 34116A6,  Morongo Valley (104D) 34116A5
  • 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 316
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 ].

33116F2=Indio (064B) 33116F2;33116E1=Mecca (064D) 33116E1;33116F3=La Quinta (065A) 33116F3;33116H4=Seven Palms Valley (082B) 33116H4;33116G4=Cathedral City (082C) 33116G4;33116G3=Myoma (082D) 33116G3;33116H5=Desert Hot Springs (083A) 33116H5;33116H6=White Water (083B) 33116H6;33116G5=Palm Springs (083D) 33116G5;33116H8=Beaumont (084B) 33116H8;34116A6=Catclaw Flat (104C) 34116A6;34116A5=Morongo Valley (104D) 34116A5