Critically Imperiled Plant Profile (Not Listed or Proposed under the Endangered Species Act)
The cliff milkvetch grows as a flat mat or low mound. Stiff dry leaf stalks remain on the plant giving it a spiny look and feel. Photo by Art Phillips in Arizona Rare Plant Field Guide, 2001.
The cliff milkvetch grows on exposed ledges of white to gray-white Kaibab limestone (a very specific Kaibab limestone member). Photo by Nancy Brian in Arizona Rare Plant Field Guide, 2001.
Astragalus cremnophylax var. myriorrhaphis range map.
Astragalus cremnophylax var. myriorrhaphis, cliff milkvetch
- NatureServe has not assessed threats yet
National Forest and Grassland Occurrence