Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15861 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus cibarius Sheldon
Common name   browse milkvetch
S. Hegji   86  
Coll. Date 16 April 2011 
United States
Tooele County
Locality roadside, ca. 50 meters east of Erickson Pass
     Elev.: 6281 ft. (1915 m.)
Habitat Notes with mixed juniper and sagebrush. 
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° 57'  57.13" N, 112° 36'  22.28" 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.


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

     Astragalus cibarius Sheldon

Common Name(s): browse milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25463, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15859 Cymopterus longipes      "long-stalked spring parsley" 1.6 mi. NW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Erickson Pass (Gap) Tooele County, UT 240 ft. SW 6283  Erickson Knoll 
Black Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 1.4 mi. S 5886  Erickson Knoll 
Wright Ranch (Locale) Tooele County, UT 1.7 mi. N 6211  Erickson Knoll 
Black Ranch (Locale) Tooele County, UT 2 mi. SW 5965  Erickson Knoll 
Black Crook Creek (Stream) Tooele County, UT 2.2 mi. S   Erickson Knoll 
Middle Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.5 mi. N   Lookout Pass 
O P Rockwell Ranch (Locale) Tooele County, UT 2.2 mi. NW 5935  Indian Springs 
Mud Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 2.4 mi. NE 7080  Erickson Knoll 
Clinger Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 2.4 mi. E 6884  Erickson Knoll 
Elderberry Creek (Stream) Tooele County, UT 3.3 mi. S   Erickson Knoll 
Dry Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.3 mi. NW   Erickson Knoll 
West Oak Brush Creek (Stream) Tooele County, UT 3.3 mi. NW   Lookout Pass 
Cherry Springs (Spring) Tooele County, UT 3 mi. W 6464  Indian Springs 
Right Fork South Oak Brush Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.4 mi. E   Erickson Knoll 
Left Fork South Oak Brush Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.4 mi. E   Erickson Knoll 
Black Crook Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 3.7 mi. E 9161  Erickson Knoll 
Aspen Creek (Stream) Tooele County, UT 4.3 mi. SW   Indian Springs 
South Pine Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 4.1 mi. SE   Erickson Knoll 
Lower Pine Grove (Woods) Tooele County, UT 4.1 mi. E 7740  Erickson Knoll 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 5.1 mi. N   Lookout Pass 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus cibarius  Sheldon

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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