Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 09688 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus alpinus L.
Common name   alpine milkvetch
Collector(s)
J.G. Harris   3658  
   with D.L. Taylor
Coll. Date 23 July 2004 
Country
State/Province
County
Canada
Northwest Territories
Locality bank of the Mackenzie River at Dempster Highway crossing.
     Elev.: 33 ft. (10 m.)
Habitat Notes riverbank community. 
Latitude Longitude 67° 27'  58" N, 133° 45'  50" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Astragalus alpinus L.

Common Name(s): alpine milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25393, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Astragalus
                                        Species: Astragalus alpinus
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09688s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 09684s1.jpg 
09684
specimen image: 09689s1.jpg 
09689
specimen image: 09812s3.jpg 
09812

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09713 Alopecurus alpinus  var. alpinus   "Mountain foxtail" same section
09714 Carex bicolor      "twocolor sedge" same section
09717 Cochlearia officinalis  ssp. groenlandica  same section
09709 Eriophorum angustifolium      "tall cottongrass" same section
09710 Eriophorum angustifolium      "tall cottongrass" same section
09708 Festuca rubra      "red fescue" same section
09724 Galeopsis bifida      "splitlip hempnettle" same section
09725 Hedysarum alpinum  var. americanum  same section
09686 Oxytropis borealis  var. borealis   "boreal locoweed" same section
09723 Plantago major      "common plantain" same section
09747 Potentilla anserina      "silverweed" same section
09715 Saxifraga hirculus  var. propinqua  same section
09695 Senecio atropurpureus      "arctic groundsel" same section
09691 Stellaria humifusa      "saltmarsh starwort" same section
09690 Stellaria longipes      "meadow starwort" same section
09696 Taraxacum alaskanum      "northern dandelion" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus alpinus  L.

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+alpinus

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