Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 02224 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus utahensis (Torr.) Torr. & Gray
Common name   Utah milkvetch
Collector(s)
E. Huish   s.n.  
Coll. Date 28 September 1997 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Utah County
Locality Battlecreek Canyon. 
 
Habitat Notes mountain brush 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° 22'  9" N, 111° 42'  39" W
Township Range T5S, R2E, Sec. 22 SE 1/4  
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.
15444 Artemisia       "sagebrush" same section
15254 Betula occidentalis      "water birch" same section
14081 Brickellia californica      "California brickellbush" 1.2 mi. W
15252 Brickellia californica      "California brickellbush" 1 mi. W
15250 Celtis reticulata     same section
15251 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" 1.5 mi. W
02213 Cercocarpus montanus      "alderleaf mountain mahogany" same section
02320 Cercocarpus montanus      "alderleaf mountain mahogany" same section
15356 Chrysothamnus nauseosus      "rubber rabbitbrush" same section
15353 Chrysothamnus nauseosus      "rubber rabbitbrush" same section
00248 Clematis occidentalis  var. grosseserrata   "purple virgins-bower" 1 mi. N
03821 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 1 mi. W
15273 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" same section
15249 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" same section
15351 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" same section
03822 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 1 mi. W
00310 Disporum trachycarpum     same section
03858 Epipactis gigantea      "stream orchid" 1 mi. W
03859 Epipactis gigantea      "stream orchid" 1 mi. W
04728 Eragrostis cilianensis      "stinkgrass" 2.2 mi. N
03874 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. brevicaule   "short-stemmed wild buckwheat" 1 mi. W
15445 Gutierrezia sarothrae      "common snakeweed" same section
15255 Holodiscus dumosus      "mountainspray" 1 mi. W
15355 Juniperus scopulorum      "Rocky Mountain juniper" same section
14036 Lithospermum arvense     2185 ft. N
04727 Lolium perenne      "perennial ryegrass" 2 mi. N
14037 Lonicera tatarica      "Tatarian honeysuckle" 1937 ft. N
04712 Malva neglecta      "common mallow" 2 mi. N
04711 Panicum miliaceum      "broomcorn millet" 2 mi. N
03860 Penstemon sepalulus      "littlecup beardtongue" 1 mi. W
04710 Polygonum aviculare      "creeping knotweed" 2 mi. N
04709 Polygonum convolvulus      "black bindweed" 2 mi. N
15269 Rhus trilobata      "skunkbush sumac" same section
15354 Salix       "willow" same section
15256 Sambucus cerulea     same section
15352 Sambucus cerulea     same section
05000 Secale cereale      "cereal rye" 2.2 mi. NE
03857 Sedum lanceolatum      "spearleaf stonecrop" 1 mi. W
08014 Toxicodendron rydbergii      "western poison ivy" same section
15357 Toxicodendron rydbergii      "western poison ivy" same section
14080 Zauschneria latifolia     1.2 mi. W

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Grove Creek Debris Basin Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 1272 ft. NW 5036  Orem 
Grove Creek Debris Basin Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 1272 ft. NW 5036  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. S 4948  Orem 
Battle Creek Debris Basin Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. SE 5227  Orem 
Battle Creek Debris Basin Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. SE 5227  Orem 
Battle Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. SW   Timpanogos Cave 
Grove Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. W   Timpanogos Cave 
Valley View School (School) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. SW 4767  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. W 4813  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. S 4771  Orem 
KPGR-FM (Pleasant Grove) (Tower) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. SW 4734  Orem 
Pleasant Grove High School (School) Utah County, UT 1 mi. SW 4708  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. W 4669  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. W 4689  Orem 
First Baptist Church (Church) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. W 4652  Orem 
Squaw Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. SE   Orem 
Grovecrest School (School) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. W 4675  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 4607  Orem 
Lindon (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. S 4649  Orem 
Pleasant Grove (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. W 4633  Orem 

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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