Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 16877 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus utahensis (Torr.) Torr. & Gray
Common name   Utah milkvetch
Collector(s)
Steve Hegji   0202  
Coll. Date 10 May 2013 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Millard County
Locality Painter Spring;
     Elev.: 5366 ft. (1636 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky, sandy alluvial slope west of the spring. 
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'  12.73" N, 113° 26'  45.34" 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 utahensis (Torr.) Torr. & Gray

Common Name(s): Utah locoweed, Utah milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25716, click for more information and references)

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

Images

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.
11830 Agrostis stolonifera      "creeping bentgrass" 1068 ft. W
11828 Aquilegia formosa      "western columbine" 1068 ft. W
11840 Asclepias speciosa      "showy milkweed" 1068 ft. W
11827 Castilleja exilis     1068 ft. W
11843 Celtis reticulata     2987 ft. SE
11841 Chrysopsis villosa  var. minor   "hairy goldenaster" 1068 ft. W
13224 Cirsium ownbeyi      "Ownbey's thistle" 1068 ft. W
11833 Cirsium ownbeyi      "Ownbey's thistle" 1068 ft. W
11832 Clematis ligusticifolia      "white virgins-bower" 1068 ft. W
11836 Epilobium hornemannii  var. hornemannii   "Hornemann's willowherb" 1068 ft. W
11829 Epipactis gigantea      "giant helleborine" 1068 ft. W
11842 Gutierrezia sarothrae      "common snakeweed" 1068 ft. W
11835 Juncus arcticus  subsp. littoralis   "mountain rush" 1068 ft. W
11831 Juncus ensifolius  var. ensifolius  1068 ft. W
11834 Juncus ensifolius  var. montanus  1068 ft. W
16879 Lycium andersonii      "Anderson's desert-thorn" 1510 ft. E
16878 Phacelia crenulata      "notch-leaf scorpionweed" 1846 ft. NE
11837 Platanthera sparsiflora      "sparse-flowered bog orchid" 1068 ft. W
11838 Ranunculus cymbalaria      "alkali buttercup" 1068 ft. W
11839 Verbascum thapsus      "common mullein" 1068 ft. W

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Painter Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 1237 ft. SE 5574  Notch Peak 
Baldy (Summit) Millard County, UT 2 mi. E 8488  Notch Peak 
Pine Peak (Summit) Millard County, UT 2.4 mi. SE 9216  Notch Peak 
House Range (Range) Millard County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 6946  Notch Peak 
Notch Peak (Summit) Millard County, UT 3.6 mi. SE 9334  Notch Peak 
Sawtooth Mountain (Summit) Millard County, UT 3.6 mi. SE 8383  Notch Peak 
Marjum Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 4.3 mi. N   Marjum Pass 
Brown Queen Mine (Mine) Millard County, UT 4 mi. NE 7139  Notch Peak 
Amasa Valley (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.9 mi. E   Notch Peak 
The Hermits Cabin (Locale) Millard County, UT 4.8 mi. NE 5571  Notch Peak 
Klondike Mine (Mine) Millard County, UT 4.2 mi. SE 7064  Miller Cove 
Water Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 4.2 mi. E   Notch Peak 
Antelope Mountain (Summit) Millard County, UT 4.9 mi. NE 6703  Notch Peak 
Contact Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 4.3 mi. SE   Notch Peak 
Bird Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 4.8 mi. NE   Notch Peak 
Hell'n Moriah Kitchen (Basin) Millard County, UT 5.8 mi. SE 7294  Hell'n Moriah Canyon 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus utahensis  (Torr.) Torr. & 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+utahensis

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