Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 03996 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus sabulonum A. Gray
Common name   gravel milkvetch
Collector(s)
James G. Harris   2421  
   with David V. Axford
Coll. Date 13 May 1992 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Emery County
Locality San Rafael Swell, along the San Rafael River near Swazy's Leap; 
 
Elev.: 4395 ft. (1340 m.)
Habitat Notes sandy soil, on slopes above the river. 
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 38° 59'  29" N, 110° 28'  3" W
Township Range T21S, R13E, Sec. 14  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)

Taxonomy


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

     Astragalus sabulonum Gray

Common Name(s): gravel milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25663, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03996s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05909s1.jpg 
05909
specimen image: 09587s1.jpg 
09587
specimen image: 12621c1.jpg 
12621
specimen image: 12621s3.jpg 
12621
specimen image: 12621a1.jpg 
12621

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
04032 Abronia fragrans      "snowball sand verbena" same section
04000 Atriplex gardneri  var. cuneata  1.5 mi. E
10283 Baccharis viminea  var. atwoodii   "spring mule-fat, spring seep-willow" 1.7 mi. E
03998 Camissonia scapoidea  var. scapoidea   "Paiute suncup" 1.5 mi. E
03992 Chaenactis stevioides      "desert pincushion" same section
03990 Chaetopappa ericoides      "rose-heath" same section
04033 Chrysopsis villosa  var. minor   "hairy goldenaster" same section
04036 Cleome lutea      "yellow spiderflower" same section
04030 Eriogonum inflatum  var. inflatum   "desert trumpet" same section
03994 Erioneuron pilosum      "hairy woollygrass" same section
04099 Erioneuron pilosum      "hairy woollygrass" same section
04038 Gaillardia pinnatifida      "Hopi blanketflower" same section
03991 Ipomopsis roseata      "rosy gilia" same section
03997 Machaeranthera tanacetifolia      "tanseyleaf tansy aster" same section
03995 Mentzelia multiflora  var. multiflora   "Adonis blazingstar" same section
04031 Plantago patagonica      "Patagonia plantain" same section
03999 Psorothamnus nummularius      "Jones' indigo-bush" 1.5 mi. E
04001 Sphaeralcea parvifolia      "small-leaf globemallow" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Swazys Leap (Cliff) Emery County, UT 1433 ft. SE 4712  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Mexican Mountain (Summit) Emery County, UT 1 mi. N 6227  Mexican Mountain 
Lower Black Box (Valley) Emery County, UT 1.5 mi. S   Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Sulphur Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 1.5 mi. SE 4334  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Sulfur Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 1.5 mi. SE 4328  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Black Box (Valley) Emery County, UT 1.8 mi. N   Devils Hole 
Mexican Bend (Bend) Emery County, UT 1.8 mi. NE 4557  Mexican Mountain 
Spring Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.2 mi. NE   Devils Hole 
Jackass Benches (Bench) Emery County, UT 3.1 mi. SW 5771  Drowned Hole Draw 
Nates Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.6 mi. N   Devils Hole 
Black Dragon Pictograph (Locale) Emery County, UT 4.1 mi. SE 4626  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Indian Bench (Bench) Emery County, UT 3.7 mi. W 5364  Devils Hole 
Thompsons Hole (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.1 mi. SE   Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Drowneded Hole Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.2 mi. W   Drowned Hole Draw 
Tidwell Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.4 mi. SE   Mexican Mountain 
Smith Cabin (Locale) Emery County, UT 4.6 mi. NE 4574  Mexican Mountain 
Black Dragon Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.9 mi. SE   Drowned Hole Draw 
Tidwell Bottoms (Bend) Emery County, UT 4.8 mi. SE 4259  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
The Squeeze (Valley) Emery County, UT 5.5 mi. S   Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Black Dragon Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 5 mi. SW 6008  Drowned Hole Draw 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus sabulonum  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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Astragalus+sabulonum

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