Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 00376 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus praelongus Sheldon
Infraspecific    var. ellisiae (Rydb.) Barneby
Common name   Ellis' stinking milkvetch
S. Shipton   2  
Coll. Date 07 May 1988 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Emery County
Locality Buckhorn Flat, San Rafael Swell. 
Habitat Notes pinyon-juniper community. 
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° 10'  16" N, 110° 45'  25" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 5' (9200 m.)


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

     Astragalus praelongus var. ellisiae (Rydb.) Barneby

Common Name(s): Ellis' stinking milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192695, 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
                                            Variety: Astragalus praelongus var. ellisiae


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.
14561 Lepidium montanum  var. jonesii   "Jones' pepperweed" 1.5 mi. SE
00252 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Drought Relief Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 1052 ft. SE 5588  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Buckhorn Corral (Locale) Emery County, UT 2901 ft. E 5620  Bob Hill Knoll 
Buckhorn Flat (Flat) Emery County, UT 0.9 mi. N 5624  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Cloyds Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 1.4 mi. S 5722  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Swazy Hole (Lake) Emery County, UT 1.5 mi. S 5725  Bob Hill Knoll 
Furniture Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 1.6 mi. E   Bob Hill Knoll 
Bitter Seep (Spring) Emery County, UT 1.7 mi. E 5729  Bob Hill Knoll 
Buckhorn Well (Well) Emery County, UT 1.8 mi. W 5620  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Aldys Hole (Lake) Emery County, UT 2.3 mi. SE 5889  Bob Hill Knoll 
Dog Ponds (Lake) Emery County, UT 2.3 mi. NE 5761  Bob Hill Knoll 
Jim Wilson Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 2.6 mi. N 5758  Buckhorn Reservoir 
The Wedge (Plain) Emery County, UT 2.5 mi. SE 5968  Bob Hill Knoll 
Wedge Overlook (Locale) Emery County, UT 2.6 mi. S 5919  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Sand Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 2.1 mi. W 5571  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Job Corps Pond (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 2.3 mi. NW 5653  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Wedge Pond Number 1 (Lake) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. S 5843  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Red Knoll (Summit) Emery County, UT 2.3 mi. W 5804  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Little Cedar Mountain (Summit) Emery County, UT 3 mi. NW 6267  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Chalk Hills (Summit) Emery County, UT 3.5 mi. SW 5758  Buckhorn Reservoir 
The Wedge Overlook (Locale) Emery County, UT 4.2 mi. S 6178  Bottleneck Peak 


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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