USDA Forest Service Celebrating Wildflowers
Critically Imperiled Plant Profile
(Not Listed or Proposed under the Endangered Species Act)
Astragalus anxius. Photo by Forest Gauna.
Pinnately compound leaves and typical pea family flowers characterize the genus Astragalus. Seedpod features are often important in distinguishing among species. Photo by Forest Gauna.
Ash Valley milk-vetch is a petite, ground-hugging plant. Photo by Rick York.
This species is known only from the immediate area of Ash Valley, on the volcanic Modoc Plateau of northeastern California. Photo by Forest Gauna.
Astragalus anxius range map.
Astragalus anxius, Ash Valley milk-vetch
- Some occurrences may be threatened by livestock trampling
National Forest and Grassland Occurrence
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Last modified: Wednesday, 13-Oct-2010 14:35:24 EDT