Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 16006 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus convallarius Greene
Infraspecific    var. convallarius 
Common name   lesser rushy milkvetch
Collector(s)
R.D. Fitts   2009-60  
   with S.C. Fitts
Coll. Date 26 June 2009 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Uintah County
Locality W rim of Cripple Horse Canyon, about 1.4 km W of the Colorado border.
     Elev.: 6250 ft. (1905 m.)
Habitat Notes on saddle top; overgrazed, with Stipa comata, Townsendia, Bromus tectorum. 
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° 58'  14.79" N, 109° 4'  40.15" W
UTM 12 4426284N  664152E 
Datum NAD83 
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 convallarius var. convallarius Greene

     Astragalus junciformis A. Nels.

Common Name(s): lesser rushy milkvetch, timber milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192422, click for more information and references)

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

Images

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.
15982 Aliciella pinnatifida      "sticky gilia" 1.3 mi. SE
15978 Aliciella pinnatifida      "sticky gilia" 2 mi. N
16011 Artemisia nova      "black sagebrush" same section
15997 Astragalus chamaeleuce      "cicada milkvetch" 1 mi. W
15975 Calochortus nuttallii      "sego lily" 1.3 mi. N
15983 Chaetopappa ericoides      "rose-heath" 1.2 mi. SE
16000 Chaetopappa ericoides      "rose-heath" 1.2 mi. W
15996 Chamaechaenactis scaposa      "fullstem" 1 mi. W
15999 Cirsium scopulorum      "mountain thistle" same section
15981 Cryptantha rollinsii      "Rollins' cat's eye" 1.3 mi. SE
14032 Cryptantha rollinsii      "Rollins' cat's eye" 1.3 mi. SE
16013 Eriogonum batemanii      "Bateman's wild buckwheat" 1337 ft. N
15972 Eriogonum ovalifolium      "cushion wild buckwheat" 2162 ft. SW
15974 Eriogonum ovalifolium      "cushion wild buckwheat" 1.2 mi. N
14031 Galium multiflorum      "shrubby bedstraw" 1.3 mi. SE
16005 Gilia pinnatifida     same section
16009 Gilia stenothyrsa     1466 ft. N
15970 Lappula squarrosa      "European stickseed" 1.2 mi. N
16007 Mentzelia multicaulis      "many-stemmed blazingstar" 1372 ft. N
15966 Penstemon fremontii      "Fremont's beardtongue" same section
14030 Penstemon pachyphyllus  var. pachyphyllus   "thick-leaf beardtongue" 1.3 mi. SE
15979 Phacelia crenulata  var. corrugata   "notch-leaf scorpionweed" 1.3 mi. SE
15969 Phacelia crenulata  var. corrugata   "notch-leaf scorpionweed" 1.2 mi. N
15976 Phacelia crenulata  var. corrugata   "notch-leaf scorpionweed" 2.1 mi. N
15973 Physaria acutifolia      "sharpleaf twinpod" 1.2 mi. N
15998 Physaria acutifolia      "sharpleaf twinpod" 1 mi. W
16004 Physaria acutifolia      "sharpleaf twinpod" same section
16012 Physaria rectipes      "straight bladderpod" same section
14029 Physaria subumbellata      "parasol bladderpod" 1.3 mi. SE
16001 Pseudoroegneria spicata      "bluebunch wheatgrass" 1.2 mi. W
15980 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" 1.3 mi. SE
16010 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" same section
15971 Townsendia strigosa      "hairy Townsend-daisy" 125 ft. E
15984 Townsendia strigosa      "hairy Townsend-daisy" 1.2 mi. SE
16008 Zuckia brandegeei  var. brandegeei   "siltbush" 1467 ft. N

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cripple Horse Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 1.5 mi. N   Weaver Ridge 
Weaver Ridge (Ridge) Uintah County, UT 1.8 mi. S 6168  Weaver Ridge 
Cowboy Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.3 mi. N   Walsh Knolls 
Weaver Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.4 mi. NW   Weaver Ridge 
Weaver Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.4 mi. W   Weaver Ridge 
Little Dicks Bottom (Bend) Uintah County, UT 3.2 mi. N 5059  Walsh Knolls 
Hells Hole Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.8 mi. W   Weaver Ridge 
Gilsonite Draw (Valley) Rio Blanco County, CO 4.6 mi. N   Weaver Ridge 
Evacuation Creek (Stream) Uintah County, UT 3.7 mi. W   Davis Canyon 
Duck Rock (Pillar) Uintah County, UT 3.8 mi. W 5177  Southam Canyon 
Hells Hole Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 4.9 mi. SE   Banta Ridge 
Gilsonite Hills (Range) Rio Blanco County, CO 4.7 mi. SE 6900  Weaver Ridge 
Iron Bridge Mine (Mine) Rio Blanco County, CO 5.7 mi. NE 5315  Walsh Knolls 
Cottonwood Creek (Stream) Rio Blanco County, CO 6 mi. NE   Banta Ridge 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus convallarius  Greene

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+convallarius

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