Astragalus brauntonii

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Species Name: Astragalus brauntonii
Common Name: Braunton's Milkvetch

Native to the Los Angeles basin. Extremely rare and threatened by development and alteration of local fire regimes. Endemic to California. Unique woolly foliage. Caution: may be toxic.

Plant Family: Fabaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width:
Growth Habit:
Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: March - July
Flower Color: Lilac
Endangered?: List 1B / RED 3-3-3
Distribution: Los Angeles basin, Orange and Ventura counties
Natural Habitat: Disturbed areas in chaparral. Elevation: 0-1,400'

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