Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04245 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus praelongus Sheldon
Common name   stinking milkvetch
D. Carter   s.n.  
   with D.M. Barnes
Coll. Date 27 April 2000 
Geography United States.  Utah.  San Juan County
Locality Valley of the Gods rd, W side. 
Elev.: 5011 ft. (1528 m.)
Habitat Notes blackbrush community; sandy soil. 
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° 15'  N, 109° 53'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Astragalus praelongus Sheldon

Common Name(s): stinking milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25639, click for more information and references)

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


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

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bell Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 1 mi. SW 5279  The Goosenecks 
Lady in the Bathtub (Pillar) San Juan County, UT 2.2 mi. N 5069  Cedar Mesa South 
Lees Ranch (Locale) San Juan County, UT 2.7 mi. NW 5286  Cedar Mesa South 
Valley of the Gods (Basin) San Juan County, UT 2.9 mi. E 4656  Cigarette Spring Cave 
Raplees Stone House (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.3 mi. SW 4997  The Goosenecks 
Scotchman Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 3.3 mi. SE 4777  Mexican Hat 
Devils Window (Gap) San Juan County, UT 3.3 mi. SE 4439  Mexican Hat 
Goosenecks of San Juan Campground (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.8 mi. S 4859  The Goosenecks 
Seven Sailors (Pillar) San Juan County, UT 3.3 mi. E 4567  Mexican Hat 
Moki Dugway (Slope) San Juan County, UT 3.4 mi. NW 5968  Cedar Mesa South 
Moki Dugway (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.6 mi. NW 6309  Cedar Mesa South 
Battleship Rock (Summit) San Juan County, UT 3.9 mi. NE 5164  Cigarette Spring Cave 
West Fork Lime Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 3.6 mi. E   Cedar Mesa South 
Moki Dugway Overlook (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.8 mi. NW 6418  Cedar Mesa South 
Flag Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 3.8 mi. SE 4469  Mexican Hat 
Franklin Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 4 mi. NE 4954  Cigarette Spring Cave 
Goodridge Rocks (Ridge) San Juan County, UT 4.6 mi. S 4045  The Goosenecks 
The Tabernacle (Summit) San Juan County, UT 4.7 mi. S 4380  The Goosenecks 
Castle Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 4.7 mi. N 5269  Cigarette Spring Cave 
Rooster Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 4.4 mi. E 4882  Cigarette Spring Cave 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus praelongus  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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