Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 12192 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus kentrophyta A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. tegetarius (S. Watson) Dorn
Common name   mountain spiny milkvetch
Collector(s)
J.G. Harris   4228  
Coll. Date 02 July 2006 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Nevada
White Pine County
Locality Schell Creek Mountains, ca 7 km due E of Cave Creek Reservoir.
     Elev.: 10283 ft. (3135 m.)
Habitat Notes dolomite ledges & slopes, bristlecone pine 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° 11'  7" N, 114° 36'  45" 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 kentrophyta var. tegetarius (S. Wats.) Dorn

     Astragalus kentrophyta ssp. implexus (Canby ex Porter & Coult.) W.A. Weber
     Astragalus kentrophyta var. implexus (Canby ex Porter & Coult.) Barneby
     Astragalus tegetarius S. Wats.

Common Name(s): mat milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192541, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Astragalus
                                        Species: Astragalus kentrophyta
                                            Variety: Astragalus kentrophyta var. tegetarius
                                                

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.
16031 Astragalus miser      "timber milkvetch" same section
12196 Boechera microphylla     same section
16030 Cryptantha alpicola      "round-spiked cat's eye" same section
12195 Draba pedicellata  var. pedicellata   "Cherry Creek whitlow-cress" same section
12189 Eremogone congesta  var. subcongesta   "loose-headed sandwort" same section
12188 Eremogone congesta  var. subcongesta   "loose-headed sandwort" same section
12185 Erigeron leiomerus      "rock-slide yellow fleabane" same section
12197 Leucopoa kingii      "spike fescue" same section
12194 Lomatium graveolens  var. alpinum   "alpine biscuitroot" same section
12186 Penstemon leiophyllus  var. francisci-pennellii   "Pennell's beardtongue" same section
12187 Penstemon pachyphyllus  var. congestus   "thick-leaf beardtongue" same section
12182 Penstemon watsonii      "Watson's beardtongue" same section
12190 Phlox pulvinata      "cushion phlox" same section
12184 Physaria hitchcockii  var. confluens   "Hitchcock's bladderpod" same section
12193 Pinus longaeva      "Great Basin bristlecone pine" same section
12181 Potentilla concinna      "elegant cinquefoil" same section
12191 Senecio streptanthifolius      "Rocky Mountain groundsel" same section
12183 Valeriana acutiloba      "sharpleaf valerian" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
North Spring (Spring) White Pine County, NV 1.2 mi. W 8908  Cave Creek 
Cave Mountain (Summit) White Pine County, NV 1.7 mi. S 10735  Cave Mountain 
Cave Creek Spring (Spring) White Pine County, NV 1.9 mi. SW 8281  Cave Creek 
Cottonwood Spring (Spring) White Pine County, NV 2.3 mi. NE 7592  Cave Mountain 
Cooper Summit (Summit) White Pine County, NV 2.3 mi. SW 9328  Cave Creek 
East Canyon Spring (Spring) White Pine County, NV 2.5 mi. S 8314  Cave Creek 
Upper Bastian Spring (Spring) White Pine County, NV 2.7 mi. SE 7415  Cave Mountain 
Schell Creek Range (Range) White Pine County, NV 2.7 mi. SW 8872  Cave Creek 
Cave Springs (Spring) White Pine County, NV 2.8 mi. W 7602  Cave Creek 
South Fork Steptoe Creek (Stream) White Pine County, NV 2.8 mi. W   Cave Creek 
Kolcheck Basin (Basin) White Pine County, NV 3.8 mi. N 7838  Cave Mountain 
Bastian Spring (Spring) White Pine County, NV 3.3 mi. SE 6657  Cave Mountain 
Kolcheck Mine (Mine) White Pine County, NV 4.1 mi. N 8554  Cave Creek 
North Fork Cleve Creek (Stream) White Pine County, NV 3.7 mi. NE   South Schell Peak 
Cleve Creek Campground (Locale) White Pine County, NV 3.7 mi. NE 6441  Cave Mountain 
South Fork Cave Creek (Stream) White Pine County, NV 3.5 mi. W   Cave Creek 
Cleve Creek Mining District (Civil) White Pine County, NV 4.4 mi. N 7589  Cave Mountain 
Summit Spring (Spring) White Pine County, NV 4 mi. SW 8468  Cave Creek 
Aspen Spring (Spring) White Pine County, NV 4.3 mi. SW 7842  Cave Creek 
Cleve Creek Administrative Site (Locale) White Pine County, NV 4 mi. NE 6339  Cave Mountain 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus kentrophyta  A. 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+kentrophyta

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