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Astragalus amphioxys var. musimonum

Scientific Name:Astragalus amphioxys var. musimonum
Common name:Sheep Range milkvetch
Rank and Status   
Global Rank:G5T2 Native Status:Native
Subnational (State) Rank:S2 Endemic:No
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
Nevada Native Plant Society Watch
Distribution (NV Counties)

Status: Confident or certain

Summary Occurrence Data
Occurrence Count:16
Total Observed Area (hectares):Not Available
Maximum Known Elevation (m):Not available
Minimum Known Elevation (m):1341
Astragalus amphioxys var. musimonum data at NatureServe
Astragalus amphioxys var. musimonum photos and data at Encyclopedia of Life
Character Abstract
Identification Comments:The dimensions of the fruit and calyx are needed for positive identification.
Subspecies Comments:
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Habitat Comments:Carbonate alluvial gravels, particularly along drainages, roadsides, and in other microsites with enhanced run-off and/or periodic disturbance, in the blackbrush and mixed desert shrub zones.
Ecology Comments:
Inventory Comments:Extensive surveys have been conducted in Nevada but likely remain incomplete.
Inventory Needs:
Version Date:05/03/2002 - 12:00am
Illustration from Mozingo and Williams, 1980.
Photographer: Jeanne R. Janish
Photo Date: 1980