Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 00390 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus utahensis (Torr.) Torr. & Gray
Common name   Utah milkvetch
Collector(s)
E. Bond   59  
Coll. Date 03 May 1998 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Millard County
Locality 2 miles E of Meadow, Utah.
    
Habitat Notes sagebrush, pinyon, juniper community; dry soils. 
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 38° 53'  7" N, 112° 24'  13" W
Township Range T22S, R5W  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).

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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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
00300 Calochortus nuttallii      "sego lily" 1.4 mi. NE
00492 Erigeron engelmannii      "Engelmann's fleabane" same section
05754 Maclura pomifera      "osage orange" 1245 ft. SW
00504 Tragopogon dubius      "yellow salsify" same section
00306 Zigadenus paniculatus      "foothill death camas" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Millard County, UT 1168 ft. W 4859  Meadow 
Meadow Creek (Stream) Millard County, UT 1923 ft. SW   White Pine Peak 
Meadow (Populated Place) Millard County, UT 1962 ft. W 4843  Meadow 
Walker Creek (Stream) Millard County, UT 2671 ft. SW   Sunset Peak 
Meadow Cemetery (Cemetery) Millard County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 5013  Meadow 
Sunset Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.8 mi. SE   Sunset Peak 
Kanosh Wildlife Management Area (Park) Millard County, UT 4.1 mi. S 5486  Kanosh 
Kanosh Indian Village (Populated Place) Millard County, UT 4.5 mi. S 5049  Kanosh 
Kanosh Indian Reservation (Reserve) Millard County, UT 4.5 mi. S 5253  Kanosh 
Halfway Hill (Summit) Millard County, UT 3.9 mi. NE 5817  Fillmore 
Hatton (Populated Place) Millard County, UT 4.3 mi. SW 4826  Kanosh 
Mortensen Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 4.6 mi. S 5778  Sunset Peak 
Mortensen Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 4.7 mi. S   Sunset Peak 
Pine Creek (Stream) Millard County, UT 4.8 mi. N   Mount Catherine 
Halfway Hill Wildlife Management Area (Park) Millard County, UT 4.3 mi. NE 5233  Fillmore 
Corn Creek (Stream) Millard County, UT 4.9 mi. S   Sunset Peak 
Ruths Pond (Lake) Millard County, UT 4.3 mi. E 5702  Fillmore 
Fillmore Airport (Airport) Millard County, UT 5.5 mi. N 4958  Fillmore 
Big Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 5.6 mi. S   Sunset Peak 
Fillmore Community Medical Center Heliport (Airport) Millard County, UT 5.8 mi. NE 5069  Fillmore 

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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