Astragalus tener ferrisiae A.Liston

Ferris' milkvetch



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Astragalus tener ferrisiae


Conservation Status

Rediscovered in 1989 (collected); c.1992 (determined)

IUCN RedList status: Endangered



California, USA


Biology & Ecology










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