Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 12377 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus spatulatus Sheldon
Common name   tufted milkvetch
Collector(s)
N. Snow   7782  
Coll. Date 03 May 2000 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Colorado
Weld County
Locality county road 103, 3 miles N of Colorado Highway 14.
     Elev.: 4915 ft. (1498 m.)
Habitat Notes shortgrass prairie. 
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° 41'  2" N, 104° 5'  12" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Astragalus spatulatus Sheldon

     Astragalus caespitosus (Nutt.) Gray
     Astragalus spatulatus var. uniflorus (Rydb.) Barneby
     Homalobus caespitosus Nutt.
     Orophaca caespitosa (Nutt.) Britt.

Common Name(s): tufted milkvetch, tufted milk-vetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25687, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 12377s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00989s1.jpg 
00989
specimen image: 06710s1.jpg 
06710
specimen image: 06785s1.jpg 
06785
specimen image: 10435s1.jpg 
10435
specimen image: 12956s3.jpg 
12956
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12956
specimen image: 12956c2.jpg 
12956
specimen image: 14033s1.jpg 
14033
specimen image: 14033c1.jpg 
14033
specimen image: 14033b1.jpg 
14033
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14033
specimen image: 15724s1.jpg 
15724
specimen image: 15747s1.jpg 
15747

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12376 Musineon tenuifolium      "slender wild parsley" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Nob Hill Windmill (Locale) Weld County, CO 628 ft. E 4912  Keota 
Keota Water Well (Well) Weld County, CO 0.8 mi. NE 4954  Keota 
Keota (Populated Place) Weld County, CO 1.4 mi. N 4967  Keota 
Alkali Well (Well) Weld County, CO 1.4 mi. SE 4899  Keota 
Railroad Water Well (Well) Weld County, CO 1.7 mi. E 4892  Keota 
Coal Mine Windmill (Locale) Weld County, CO 2.8 mi. S 4928  Keota 
Gunsight Windmill (Locale) Weld County, CO 3 mi. N 4977  Keota 
Low Flat Windmill (Locale) Weld County, CO 3.6 mi. S 4902  Keota 
Wye Windmill (Locale) Weld County, CO 3.2 mi. SE 4922  Keota 
Big Pipe Windmill (Locale) Weld County, CO 2.9 mi. SE 4928  Keota 
Doublebarrel Windmill (Locale) Weld County, CO 3 mi. E 5000  Keota 
Wildhorse Number 1 Dam (Dam) Weld County, CO 3.7 mi. NE 4938  Keota 
Wildhorse Reservoir 1 (Reservoir) Weld County, CO 3.7 mi. NE 4938  Keota 
Wild Horse Ditch (Canal) Weld County, CO 3.2 mi. E 4918  Keota 
Wild Horse Reservoir (Reservoir) Weld County, CO 3.6 mi. NE 4941  Keota 
Rockridge Windmill (Locale) Weld County, CO 4.4 mi. NE 4958  Keota 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus spatulatus  Sheldon

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+spatulatus

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