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Astragalus aequalis

Scientific Name:Astragalus aequalis
Common name:Clokey milkvetch
Rank and Status   
Global Rank:G2 Native Status:Native
Subnational (State) Rank:S2 Endemic:Yes
US ESA Status:None Sand Dunes:No
NNHP Tracking Status:At-Risk List Wetland:No
Other Agency Status Status Last Updated Status Comments
Bureau of Land Management - Nevada Dropped, no longer of concern Not included in 2011 BLM Sensitive list
US Forest Service - Region 4 (Intermountain) Sensitive USFS list, Jan 2015 update
Nevada Native Plant Society Watch
Distribution (NV Counties)

Status: Confident or certain

Summary Occurrence Data
Occurrence Count:25
Total Observed Area (hectares):22
Maximum Known Elevation (m):2540
Minimum Known Elevation (m):1815
Astragalus aequalis data at NatureServe
Astragalus aequalis photos and data at Encyclopedia of Life
Character Abstract
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Habitat Comments:Calcareous gravelly flats, hillsides, and open ridges, sometimes on road banks or other recovering disturbances, often sheltering under sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata), pines (Pinus monophylla or P. ponderosa), or Gambel oak (Quercus gambelii). Other common associates include Utah juniper (Juniperus osteosperma) and curl-leaf mountain mahogany (Cercocarpus ledifolius var. intermontanus).
Ecology Comments:
Inventory Comments:Some targeted surveys have been conducted, but substantial potential habitat likely remains unexamined.
Inventory Needs:
Version Date:12/26/2001 - 12:00am
Illustration from Mozingo and Williams, 1980.
Photographer: Jeanne R. Janish
Photo Date: 1980