Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 08253 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus calycosus Torr. ex S. Watson
Infraspecific    var. calycosus 
Common name   Torrey's milkvetch
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   3292  
   with K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 23 May 2003 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Tooele County
Locality [Rush Valley, Faust Road], Pony Express route, ca. 1 mile E of Faust;
    
Habitat Notes white volcanic clay soils; desert shrub 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 40° 10'  51" N, 112° 23'  30" W
Township Range T7S, R5W, Sec. 27, NE 1/4  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)
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 calycosus var. calycosus Torr. ex S. Wats.

     Astragalus calycosus var. mancus (Rydb.) Barneby

Common Name(s): Torrey milkvetch, Torrey's milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192389, click for more information and references)

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

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.
06699 Astragalus calycosus  var. calycosus   "Torrey's milkvetch" 1.3 mi. W
05694 Atriplex gardneri  var. utahensis   "Utah saltbush" 1.1 mi. E
05690 Atriplex heterosperma      "two-seeded orach" 1.1 mi. E
08251 Bassia americana      "green molly" same section
05689 Chrysothamnus nauseosus  var. consimilis   "rubber rabbitbrush" 1.1 mi. E
05691 Chrysothamnus nauseosus  var. gnaphalodes   "gray-stem rubber rabbitbrush" 1.1 mi. E
06698 Cryptantha compacta      "dwarf cat's eye" 1.3 mi. W
08255 Cymopterus coulteri      "two-leaf spring parsley" same section
06703 Cymopterus coulteri      "two-leaf spring parsley" same section
06702 Cymopterus purpurascens      "wide-winged spring parsley" same section
02430 Erysimum repandum      "spreading wallflower" 1 mi. N
08254 Ipomopsis congesta  var. congesta   "ball-headed gilia" same section
06697 Lesquerella kingii      "King's bladderpod" 1.3 mi. W
06830 Lesquerella kingii      "King's bladderpod" same section
06701 Phlox hoodii      "spiny phlox" same section
08252 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" same section
06700 Streptanthus cordatus  var. cordatus   "heart-leaf twistflower" 1.3 mi. W
08256 Townsendia jonesii  var. jonesii   "Jones' Townsend-daisy" same section
06829 Townsendia jonesii  var. lutea   "Last Chance Townsend-daisy" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Faust (Populated Place) Tooele County, UT 1197 ft. N 5253  Faust 
Atherley Dam (Dam) Tooele County, UT 1.4 mi. W 5214  Faust 
Atherley Reservoir (Reservoir) Tooele County, UT 1.4 mi. W 5214  Faust 
Historical Marker Faust Pony Express Station (Park) Tooele County, UT 1.9 mi. W 5256  Faust 
East Faust Creek (Stream) Tooele County, UT 2.6 mi. W   Onaqui Mountains South 
Vernon Hills (Range) Tooele County, UT 3.6 mi. S 5883  Faust 
Center (Populated Place) Tooele County, UT 4.8 mi. N 5079  Saint John 
Pehrson (Populated Place) Tooele County, UT 5.3 mi. S 5502  Lofgreen 
Vernon Airstrip (Airport) Tooele County, UT 5.5 mi. S 5499  Vernon 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus calycosus  Torr. ex S. Watson

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+calycosus

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