Eastern Mojave Vegetation Sand Spring, Inyo County, California.
 
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See also: Little Sand Spring. Sodaville. Cold Springs.

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Small spring in the northern part of Death Valley.

Astragalus lentiginosus Douglas var. sesquimetralis (Rydb.) Barneby, the Sodaville milk-vetch, was previously listed at Threatened by the US Fish and Wildlife service in 1992. The taxon occurs at (Big) Sand Spring, Inyo County, California, Sodaville, Mineral County, Nevada, and Cold Springs, Nye County, Nevada. Following incorporation of the Sand Spring site into Death Valley National Park and action to protect the population from wild burros, the Fish and Wildlife Service withdrew the proposed rule to list the taxon as Threatened (Fish and Wildlife Service, 1998).


Elevation: 3140ft, 957m.

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Literature Referring To This Location:

  • Fish and Wildlife Service. 1998. Withdrawal of Proposed Rule to List the Plants Astragalus lentiginosus var. micans (shining milk-vetch) and Astragalus lentiginosus var. sesquimetralis (Sodaville milk-vetch) as Threatened. Federal Register. 63(193):53631-63635. {TAS-pdf}
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Date and time this article was prepared:6:09:35 PM, 10/6/2017.