Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 04346 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus mollissimus Torr.
Infraspecific    var. thompsoniae (S. Watson) Barneby
Common name   Thompson's woolly milkvetch
Collector(s)
D. Carter   s.n.  
   with D.M. Barnes
Coll. Date 26 April 2000 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
San Juan
Locality Utah Highway 95, between North Mule Canyon and Comb Ridge;
     Elev.: 5921 ft. (1805 m.)
Habitat Notes pinyon-juniper community; rocky 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° 31'  51" N, 109° 41'  55" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)

Taxonomy


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

     Astragalus mollissimus var. thompsoniae (S. Wats.) Barneby

     Astragalus bigelovii var. thompsoniae (S. Wats.) M.E. Jones
     Astragalus thompsonae
     Astragalus thompsoniae S. Wats.

Common Name(s): Thompson woolly milkvetch, Thompson's woolly milkvetch, woolly locoweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192649, click for more information and references)

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

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.
04297 Physaria chambersii  var. chambersii   "Chambers' twinpod" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
North Fork Mule Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 1.5 mi. W   South Long Point 
Dog Tanks Draw (Valley) San Juan County, UT 1.9 mi. E   Hotel Rock 
Arch Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 2 mi. NE   Kigalia Point 
Perkins Ranch (Locale) San Juan County, UT 1.9 mi. E 4987  Hotel Rock 
Hotel Rock (Pillar) San Juan County, UT 2.9 mi. N 6181  Hotel Rock 
Mule Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 2.7 mi. SE   South Long Point 
Dog Tanks Spring (Spring) San Juan County, UT 3 mi. NW 6122  Hotel Rock 
Picket Fork (Stream) San Juan County, UT 3.7 mi. SW   South Long Point 
Baullies (Area) San Juan County, UT 3.3 mi. W 6168  South Long Point 
Cave Towers (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.5 mi. W 6237  South Long Point 
Mule Canyon Ruins (Locale) San Juan County, UT 4.1 mi. N 5443  Hotel Rock 
Butler Wash Ruins (Locale) San Juan County, UT 4.2 mi. NE 5850  Hotel Rock 
Trail Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 4.8 mi. N   Hotel Rock 
Butler Wash Viewpoint (Locale) San Juan County, UT 4.6 mi. NE 5903  Hotel Rock 
Little Baullie Mesa (Summit) San Juan County, UT 5.3 mi. N 6565  Hotel Rock 
Arch Canyon Trail (Trail) San Juan County, UT 5.1 mi. N 5620  Hotel Rock 
Texas Flat (Flat) San Juan County, UT 4.9 mi. NW 6687  South Long Point 
Arch Canyon Overlook (Locale) San Juan County, UT 5.9 mi. NW 6706  South Long Point 
Stevens Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 6 mi. SE   Black Mesa Butte 
Texas Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 6.3 mi. N   Kigalia Point 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus mollissimus  Torr.

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+mollissimus

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