Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 13186 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus flavus Nutt.
Infraspecific    var. higginsii S.L. Welsh
R. Van Buren   700  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 08 April 2005 
United States
Washington County
Locality valley between White Reef and Leeds Reef, SW of Silver Reef;
     Elev.: 3600 ft. (1098 m.)
Habitat Notes Chinle Formation; 
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° 13'  59" N, 113° 22'  41" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)
Voucher Voucher of taxa associated with Astragalus ampullarioides, R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper 
Specimen Notes Astragalus ampullarioides study site. 


No synonyms recognized in the ITIS database.


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 13186s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00986s2.jpg 
specimen image: 02010s2.jpg 
specimen image: 09929s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10439s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12543s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14829 Ailanthus altissima      "tree of heaven" 1.5 mi. NW
04192 Amsinckia tessellata      "bristly fiddleneck" 1.2 mi. S
13188 Astragalus amphioxys  var. amphioxys   "crescent milkvetch" same section
13187 Astragalus ampullarioides     same section
03019 Astragalus ampullarioides     same section
12542 Astragalus lentiginosus      "freckled milkvetch" same section
14240 Baccharis salicina      "false willow" 2586 ft. S
15266 Chilopsis linearis      "desert willow" 2 mi. S
13189 Cymopterus purpureus  var. purpureus   "purple spring parsley" same section
15422 Ephedra nevadensis      "Nevada ephedra" 2.1 mi. SE
13190 Ephedra viridis      "green ephedra" same section
14239 Ericameria nauseosa  var. juncea  2586 ft. S
13205 Eriogonum subreniforme      "kidney-leaf wild buckwheat" same section
03017 Eschscholzia minutiflora      "pygmy poppy" 242 ft. E
00164 Hymenopappus filifolius  var. cinereus   "common woollywhite" same section
15421 Krameria erecta      "little-leaf ratany" 2.1 mi. SE
15265 Larrea tridentata      "creosote bush" 2 mi. S
15419 Larrea tridentata      "creosote bush" 2.1 mi. SE
04197 Lotus humistratus      "foothill deervetch" 1.2 mi. S
00157 Lupinus sericeus  var. barbiger   "bearded silky lupine" same section
04198 Mentzelia albicaulis      "whitestem blazingstar" 1.2 mi. S
04199 Mirabilis multiflora      "Colorado four o'clock" 1.2 mi. S
05273 Morus alba      "white mulberry" 2 mi. S
04195 Nama demissum      "purplemat" 1.2 mi. S
05728 Opuntia echinocarpa     2 mi. SE
05718 Opuntia phaeacantha  var. discata  2 mi. SE
04196 Phacelia cephalotes      "virgin scorpionweed" 1.2 mi. S
03009 Phacelia cephalotes      "virgin scorpionweed" 2902 ft. E
04200 Phacelia fremontii      "Fremont's scorpionweed" 1.2 mi. S
14828 Pistacia atlantica      "Atlas pistachio" 1.1 mi. N
14237 Pluchea sericea      "arrow weed" 2586 ft. S
15264 Prosopis glandulosa      "honey mesquite" 2 mi. S
15420 Prosopis glandulosa      "honey mesquite" 2.1 mi. SE
14238 Prosopis glandulosa  var. torreyana   "western honey mesquite" 2586 ft. S
02968 Sapindus saponaria      "wingleaf soapberry" 1.2 mi. W
05282 Sapindus saponaria      "wingleaf soapberry" 1.2 mi. W
14527 Thymophylla acerosa      "prickly-leaf dogweed" same section
00156 Yucca utahensis      "Utah narrow-leaf yucca" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
White Reef (Ridge) Washington County, UT 1609 ft. N 3566  Harrisburg Junction 
Cobb Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 1916 ft. N 3645  Harrisburg Junction 
Leeds Reef (Ridge) Washington County, UT 2498 ft. S 3356  Harrisburg Junction 
Leeds Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 0.6 mi. NE 3416  Hurricane 
Big Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 3642  Hurricane 
Buckeye Reef (Ridge) Washington County, UT 1 mi. NE 3803  Hurricane 
Kimball Motel and RV Park (Park) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. NE 3534  Hurricane 
Tecumseh Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 1 mi. NE 3737  Hurricane 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. E 3465  Hurricane 
Milltown (historical) (Locale) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. N 3671  Signal Peak 
Leeds (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. E 3491  Hurricane 
Dicks Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. W   Harrisburg Junction 
Leeds Ditch (Canal) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. E 3501  Hurricane 
Silver Reef (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. N 3803  Pintura 
Doyle Shaft (Mine) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. NE 3629  Hurricane 
Red Reef (Ridge) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. W 3232  Harrisburg Junction 
Little Purgatory (Area) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. S 3340  Hurricane 
Red Cliffs Campground (Locale) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. W 3265  Harrisburg Junction 
Leeds Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. SW   Signal Peak 
Water Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. W   Signal Peak 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus flavus  Nutt.

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

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