Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 06239 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus troglodytus S. Watson
Common name   creeping milkvetch
Collector(s)
R. Van Buren   274  
   with K. Rice
Coll. Date 01 May 1993 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Arizona
Coconino County
Locality Foxboro Lake;
    
Habitat Notes grassland, ponderosa pine, aquatic vegetation. 
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
Specimen Notes [a very early flowering specimen, certain ID is not possible without mature flrs & frt, could be an Oxytropis but I cannot find any beaked keels, J. Alexander, Jul 2008; this species often confused with Oxytropis oreophila, J.A. Alexander, January 2010]. 

Taxonomy


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

     Astragalus troglodytus S. Wats.

Common Name(s): creeping milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25711, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06239s4.jpg

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Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus troglodytus  S. Watson

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+troglodytus

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