Scientific Name              

Astragalus trichopodus (Nutt.) A. Gray

Family 

Fabaceae

General

CI

Encountered on CI habitats at only one site.  About 20 plants, including seedlings, were observed on the relatively level top of the hill to the north of Sage Hall and University Glen.

References

Seethis specieson CalFlora.                       

The Jepson Manual (2012:  750, Astragalus by Martin G. Wojciechowski and Richard Spellenberg).

Dale (2000:  109).

McAuley (1996:  340). 

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Astragalus trichopodus on top of hill to north of Sage Hall and University Glen, CI.  Note distinctive seed pods (15 February 2004).

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Astragalus trichopodus on top of hill to north of Sage Hall and University Glen, CI (20 February 2013).

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 Astragalus trichopodus on top of hill to north of Sage Hall and University Glen, CI (20 February 2013).

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 Astragalus trichopodus, young plant on top of hill to north of Sage Hall and University Glen, CI (20 February 2013).

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Astragalus trichopodus, flower on top of hill to north of Sage Hall and University Glen, CI (20 February 2013).

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Astragalus trichopodus, flower on top of hill to north of Sage Hall and University Glen, CI (20 February 2013).

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Astragalus trichopodus, flower on top of hill to north of Sage Hall and University Glen, CI (20 February 2013).

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Astragalus trichopodus, on top of hill to north of Sage Hall and University Glen, CI (29 June 2003).  Photograph by Barrett Holland. 

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Astragalus trichopodus, on top of hill to north of Sage Hall and University Glen, CI (29 June 2003).  Note seed pods.  Photograph by Barrett Holland.