Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 09976 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus utahensis (Torr.) Torr. & Gray
Common name   Utah milkvetch
Collector(s)
D.M. Barnes   4080  
   with K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 03 June 2004 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah County
Locality Birdseye, roadcut E of Highway 89.
     Elev.: 5451 ft. (1662 m.)
Habitat Notes juniper-sage community. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 39° 55'  34" N, 111° 32'  35" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.

Taxonomy


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Astragalus utahensis (Torr.) Torr. & Gray

Common Name(s): Utah locoweed, Utah milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25716, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Astragalus
                                        Species: Astragalus utahensis
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
07136 Agoseris glauca  var. glauca   "mountain dandelion" same section
07135 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" same section
06894 Astragalus desereticus      "Deseret milkvetch" same section
06893 Astragalus desereticus      "Deseret milkvetch" same section
07134 Chaenactis douglasii      "Douglas' dusty-maiden" same section
17826 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. brevicaule   "short-stemmed wild buckwheat" same section
06895 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. laxifolium   "loose-leaf wild buckwheat" same section
14034 Ipomopsis aggregata  var. aggregata   "scarlet gilia" 2364 ft. N
06836 Penstemon scariosus  var. garrettii   "Garrett's beardtongue" same section
17825 Phlox austromontana  var. austromontana   "southern phlox" same section
14035 Phlox austromontana  var. austromontana   "southern phlox" 2710 ft. N
07133 Poa fendleriana  subsp. longiligula   "muttongrass" same section
07101 Poa fendleriana  subsp. longiligula   "muttongrass" same section
07102 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" same section
14928 Senecio crassulus      "thick-leaf ragwort" 1999 ft. N

Locale


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bennie Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1346 ft. SW   Payson Lakes 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1509 ft. W 5401  Birdseye 
Birdseye (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1943 ft. W 5420  Birdseye 
Jackson Wildlife Management Area (Park) Utah County, UT 2906 ft. NE 5955  Birdseye 
Anderson Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. N   Birdseye 
Burdick Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. SE 6277  Birdseye 
Hudson Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. S   Birdseye 
Birdseye Quarry (Mine) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. E 7379  Birdseye 
Rock Hill Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. W   Payson Lakes 
Blind Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. N   Thistle 
Cedar Knoll (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. W 5863  Birdseye 
Aggie Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. N   Birdseye 
Pines (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2 mi. S 5532  Birdseye 
Gardner Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. S   Birdseye 
Cox Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. S   Birdseye 
Paces Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. W   Payson Lakes 
Old Cart Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. W   Birdseye 
Thomas Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2 mi. W   Birdseye 
Nielson Knoll (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. NW 6411  Birdseye 
Nebo Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. S   Nebo Basin 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus utahensis  (Torr.) Torr. & Gray

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Astragalus+utahensis

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