Regularity: Regularly occurring
Global Range: Known from McKinley and Catron Counties in the Zuni and Datil Mountains and from Cibola and Valencia counties, New Mexico (Isely 1998 and Gottlieb 1999).
Comments: Found in canyons, banks, knolls, on clay soils derived from Chinle Formation, at about 2200 m (The New Mexico Native Plant Protection Committee 1984 and Isely 1998).
National NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded National Status Rank: N3 - Vulnerable
NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded Global Status Rank: G3 - Vulnerable
Reasons: Endemic to New Mexico, Astragalus accumbens is known to occur in four counties. Two occurrences lie in Cibola National Forest in Cibola and McKinley Counties. The milk-vetch grows on clay soils and is found in canyons, banks, and knolls. This plant could be adversely affected by uranium mining.
Comments: Could be adversely affected by uranium mining (The New Mexico Native Plant Protection Committee 1984).
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