Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 11646 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus piutensis Barneby & Mabberley
Common name   Marysvale milkvetch
D.M. Barnes   5119  
Coll. Date 19 May 2006 
United States
Locality Upper Kolob Plateau, Thorley Point Loop.
     Elev.: 7766 ft. (2368 m.)
Habitat Notes oak-maple community; dark soil. 
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 37° 25'  32" N, 113° 14'  3" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.
Specimen Notes [=A. concordius S.L. Welsh, J. Alexander, Jul 2008]. 


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

     Astragalus piutensis Barneby & Mabberley

     Astragalus marianus (Rydb.) Barneby, non Huber

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

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192820, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 11646d1.jpg specimen image: 11646s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02584s2.jpg 
specimen image: 06255s2.jpg 
specimen image: 09078s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11032b1.jpg 
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specimen image: 11032f1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11641 Agoseris glauca  var. laciniata   "Arizona mountain dandelion" same section
11630 Androsace septentrionalis      "pygmy-flowered rockjasmine" same section
11637 Astragalus oophorus  var. caulescens   "pallid egg milkvetch" 107 ft. NE
11636 Astragalus zionis  var. zionis   "Zion milkvetch" same section
11627 Balsamorhiza sagittata      "arrow-leaf balsamroot" same section
11643 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" same section
11632 Collinsia parviflora      "maiden blue eyed Mary" same section
11634 Cryptantha confertiflora      "basin yellow cat's eye" same section
11644 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" same section
11984 Erigeron flagellaris      "trailing fleabane" 1438 ft. N
11629 Hydrophyllum capitatum  var. capitatum   "purple cat's breeches" same section
11638 Lathyrus laetivirens      "plateau vetchling" same section
11642 Lomatium nevadense      "Nevada biscuitroot" same section
11628 Mertensia arizonica      "aspen bluebells" same section
11631 Microsteris gracilis  var. humilior   "slender phlox" same section
11633 Mirabilis laevis  var. villosa   "Bigelow's desert four o'clock" same section
11640 Monolepis nuttalliana      "Nuttall's povertyweed" same section
11635 Phacelia ambigua      "notch-leaf scorpionweed" same section
11639 Phlox longifolia      "long-leaf phlox" same section
11647 Trifolium longipes  var. pygmaeum   "pygmy summer clover" 1505 ft. N
11649 Vicia americana  var. americana   "American vetch" 1438 ft. N
11648 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" 1438 ft. N
11645 Zigadenus paniculatus      "foothill death camas" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Pace Knoll (Summit) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. E 6382  Kolob Arch 
Ash Creek Dam (Dam) Washington County, UT 1 mi. S 4738  Kolob Arch 
Ash Creek Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 1 mi. S 4738  Kolob Arch 
Deadman Hollow (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. S   Kolob Arch 
Kanarra Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. W   Cedar Mountain 
Hurricane Cliffs (Cliff) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. S 5351  Kolob Arch 
Kolob Canyons Visitor Center (Locale) Washington County, UT 2 mi. N 5092  Kolob Arch 
Epsolon Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 2 mi. N 5617  Kolob Arch 
Kolob Canyons Viewpoint (Locale) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. E 6155  Kolob Arch 
Kolob Canyon Road Terminus Campground (Locale) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. E 6155  Kolob Arch 
Taylor Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. N   Kolob Arch 
North Ash Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. NW   New Harmony 
Sawyer Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. NW   New Harmony 
Sawyer Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. W 4997  New Harmony 
Shuntavi Butte (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. E 7248  Kolob Arch 
Black Ridge (Ridge) Washington County, UT 3.4 mi. S 6372  Kolob Arch 
Lee Pass (Gap) Washington County, UT 3 mi. NE 6172  Kolob Arch 
Timber Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 3 mi. SE   Kolob Arch 
South Fork Taylor Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. NE   Kolob Arch 
Timber Top Mountain (Summit) Washington County, UT 3 mi. E 8025  Kolob Arch 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus piutensis  Barneby & Mabberley

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

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