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Astragalus toquimanus

Scientific Name:Astragalus toquimanus
Common name:Toquima 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 Sensitive BLM Nevada Sensitive Species List dated 2017-10-01
US Forest Service - Region 4 (Intermountain) Sensitive USFS list, Jan 2015 update
Nevada Native Plant Society Watch
CCVI Score Presumed Stable
Distribution (NV Counties)

Status: Confident or certain

Summary Occurrence Data
Occurrence Count:11
Total Observed Area (hectares):9
Maximum Known Elevation (m):2216
Minimum Known Elevation (m):1975
Astragalus toquimanus data at NatureServe
Astragalus toquimanus photos and data at Encyclopedia of Life
Character Abstract
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Habitat Comments:Dry, stiff, sandy to gravelly, generally somewhat basic or calcareous soils in Pinus monophylla, Juniperus osteosperma, and/or Artemisia communities, mostly on flats or gentle slopes, frequently growing under or up through shrubs.
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Inventory Comments:Not yet systematically surveyed.
Inventory Needs:
Version Date:02/01/1999 - 12:00am
Astragalus toquimanus fruits and flowers
Photographer: Janel Johnson, for US Forest Service
Photo Date: 2004-05-25
Astragalus toquimanus growing in green rabbitbrush and Wyoming sagebrush
Photographer: Janel Johnson, for US Forest Service
Photo Date: 2004-05-19
Astragalus toquimanus habitat
Photographer: Janel Johnson, for US Forest Service
Photo Date: 2004-05-19
Illustration from Mozingo and Williams, 1980.
Photographer: Jeanne R. Janish
Photo Date: 1980