Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 10917 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus tenellus Pursh
Common name   loose-flowered milkvetch
Collector(s)
D.W. Woodruff   2005-126  
Coll. Date 03 August 2005 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Garfield County
Locality Escalante Mountain, south rim of Aquarius Plateau, Barney Top road.
     Elev.: 9700 ft. (2957 m.)
Habitat Notes mountain brush, grasses, white fir, white rocky soil. 
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 37° 48'  43.8" N, 111° 53'  3.2" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Astragalus tenellus Pursh

     Astragalus tenellus var. strigulosus (Rydb.) F.J. Herm.
     Homalobus tenellus (Pursh) Britt.

Common Name(s): looseflower milkvetch, loose-flower milk-vetch, pulse milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25696, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10917s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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05015
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06766
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07043
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09223
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09261
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09316
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10117
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11259
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11259
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11259
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12976
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12976
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13474

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01101 Aquilegia scopulorum  var. scopulorum   "Utah columbine" 1.4 mi. N
00954 Astragalus subcinereus  var. silerianus   "Siler's milkvetch" 1.4 mi. N
15115 Castilleja parvula  var. revealii   "Reveal's paintbrush" 1.7 mi. SE
10919 Ligusticum porteri      "Porter's licorice-root" 1.3 mi. N

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Horse Creek Top (Summit) Garfield County, UT 1.8 mi. N 9613  Sweetwater Creek 
Birch Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. E 7714  Griffin Point 
Barney Top (Summit) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. S 10427  Sweetwater Creek 
Barker Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.3 mi. E   Griffin Point 
Horse Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 3.2 mi. N 10122  Sweetwater Creek 
Hall Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2.9 mi. E   Barker Reservoir 
Boiling Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 3.6 mi. N 9935  Griffin Point 
Birch Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.9 mi. E   Griffin Point 
Cherry Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3 mi. SE   Sweetwater Creek 
Manning Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.3 mi. W   Sweetwater Creek 
Little Jake Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.3 mi. E   Griffin Point 
Spencer Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.4 mi. E   Sweetwater Creek 
Right Fork Little Jake Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.5 mi. E   Griffin Point 
Hurricane Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4.4 mi. NW   Sweetwater Creek 
Davis Point (Summit) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. E 7582  Griffin Point 
Water Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. E   Sweetwater Creek 
Mud Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 4.9 mi. N 10437  Barker Reservoir 
Yankee Meadow (Flat) Garfield County, UT 5 mi. S 8616  Upper Valley 
Corn Creek Mine (Mine) Garfield County, UT 4.4 mi. SE 7340  Griffin Point 
Brush Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 5 mi. NW   Grass Lakes 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus tenellus  Pursh

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+tenellus

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