عنوان مقاله [English]
Astragalus gypsocola is an endemic species in Khuzestan province. The habitat of this species is located in Khuzestan province, around Masjed Soleiman, Karun River basin, and semi-steppe region. The population of this species is distributed in two habitats in an area of about 0.05 square kilometers. Based on IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), Astragalus gypsocola is a Critically Endangered species. The habitat of this species is affected by human destructive factors such as agriculture and road construction, livestock grazing and fire, threatening this endemic species in the region. Thus, conservation of this valuable species as a natural genetic reserve is of utmost importance. This plant is easily propagated by seed and develops quickly in the region in the case of exclosure.