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Fish Slough Milk-Vetch
(Astragalus lentiginosus ssp. piscinensis )
Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Fish Slough Milk-Vetch
Photo Copyright Susan Cochrane and CNPS

Description: Click for a drawing of the plant.

Distribution: Inyo and Mono counties, CA

Habitat: Loamy fine sand of alkali flats and mounds at elevations of 3500-3700 feet (1100-1200 m).

Flowering Period: May-June

Similar Plants: Astragalus lentiginosus var. piscinensis is distinguished from A. lentiginosus var. albifolius and A. lentiginosus var. sesquimetralis by two reduced pairs of lateral leaflets and one terminal elongated leaflet.

Status: CNPS-1B; Federal-Proposed Species; State-None

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Last updated: 08-05-2010