Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10296 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus malacus A. Gray
Common name   shaggy milkvetch
R.D. Bratz   B-604-109  
Coll. Date 02 June 1964 
United States
Owyhee County
Locality between silted in stock pond and gauge #109.
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 43° 9'  46" N, 116° 41'  57" W
Township Range T3S, R3W, Sec. 16  
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).


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

     Astragalus malacus Gray

Common Name(s): shaggy milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25574, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10296s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Dryden Reservoir (Reservoir) Owyhee County, ID 1.2 mi. NW 4495  Reynolds 
Black Mountain (Summit) Owyhee County, ID 2.4 mi. S 6611  Reynolds 
Kane Spring (Spring) Owyhee County, ID 2.6 mi. NE 3835  Reynolds 
Tiddie Spring (Spring) Owyhee County, ID 3.3 mi. S 5686  Silver City 
Dryden Creek (Stream) Owyhee County, ID 2.7 mi. W   Reynolds 
Griffith Spring (Spring) Owyhee County, ID 2.9 mi. NE 3727  Reynolds 
Sheep Creek (Stream) Owyhee County, ID 2.7 mi. W   Silver City 
Little Kane Spring (Spring) Owyhee County, ID 3.4 mi. NE 3996  Reynolds 
North Sinker Flat (Flat) Owyhee County, ID 3.7 mi. S 6339  Silver City 
Share (historical) (Locale) Owyhee County, ID 2.8 mi. W 4183  Rooster Comb Peak 
Nancy Gulch (Valley) Owyhee County, ID 3.3 mi. NW   Reynolds 
Brunzell Spring (Spring) Owyhee County, ID 3.2 mi. SE 5220  Reynolds 
Black Horse Spring (Spring) Owyhee County, ID 3.8 mi. S 5197  Silver City 
Reynolds (Populated Place) Owyhee County, ID 3.5 mi. NW 3931  Reynolds 
Tandem Spring (Spring) Owyhee County, ID 3 mi. E 4131  Reynolds 
Winchester Gulch (Valley) Owyhee County, ID 4 mi. S   Silver City 
Wood Road Gulch (Valley) Owyhee County, ID 3.1 mi. W   Silver City 
Milk Spring (Spring) Owyhee County, ID 4.1 mi. SE 5279  Silver City 
Little Sugar Loaf (Populated Place) Owyhee County, ID 4.6 mi. S 6385  Silver City 
Tiddie Creek (Stream) Owyhee County, ID 4.7 mi. S   Reynolds 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus malacus  A. 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

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