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Coastal Marsh Milk-Vetch
(Astragalus pycnostachys var. pycnostachys )
Fabaceae

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Description: Plant clumped, leafy and canescent (white hairs); stem plus or minus erect, hollow.  Flowers many, overlapping, reflexed.   Petals greenish white or cream colored.

Distribution: North and Central coast of California.  Fewer than 10 occurrences known. 

Habitat: coastal dunes, coastal salt marshes,seeps

Flowering Period: perennial herb, blooms April - October

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Status: CNPS 1B, BLM Sensitive

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Field Office: Arcata

 
Last updated: 08-05-2010