Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09956 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus consobrinus (Barneby) S.L. Welsh
Common name   Bicknell's milkvetch
D.M. Barnes   3948  
   with K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 31 May 2004 
United States
Wayne County
Locality ca. 7 miles S of Torrey, turnoff to Miners Mountain, two right turns, two left turns, [Miners Mountain, along dirt road E of Utah Highway 12];
     Elev.: 7902 ft. (2409 m.)
Habitat Notes PJ community, impoverished soils, caespitose forb community. 
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° 12'  10.7" N, 111° 17'  20.1" 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.


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

     Astragalus consobrinus (Barneby) Welsh

     Astragalus castaneiformis var. consobrinus Barneby

Common Name(s): Bicknell's milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25475, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09956s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 09511s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09953 Calylophus lavandulifolius      "lavender-leaf sundrops" same section
09423 Castilleja scabrida  var. scabrida   "rough paintbrush" 1.5 mi. N
09959 Chamaechaenactis scaposa      "fullstem" same section
09957 Cryptantha osterhoutii      "Osterhout's cat's eye" same section
09955 Eremogone kingii     same section
09427 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. arizonica   "Arizona four-nerve daisy" 1.5 mi. N
09426 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. nana   "stemless four-nerve daisy" 1.5 mi. N
09960 Lithospermum incisum      "narrow-leaf stoneseed" same section
09954 Penstemon caespitosus  var. desertipicti   "painted mat beardtongue" same section
09425 Phlox muscoides     1.5 mi. N
09952 Physaria intermedia      "Santa Fe bladderpod" same section
09424 Physaria intermedia      "Santa Fe bladderpod" 1.5 mi. N
09958 Townsendia jonesii  var. jonesii   "Jones' Townsend-daisy" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Miners Mountain (Summit) Wayne County, UT 0.7 mi. NE 7891  Grover 
Wide Hollow Reservoir (Reservoir) Wayne County, UT 2.1 mi. N 7382  Grover 
Twin Peaks (Summit) Wayne County, UT 2.2 mi. S 7704  Grover 
The Three Brothers (Range) Wayne County, UT 3.2 mi. S 8071  Grover 
Nixon Canyon (Valley) Wayne County, UT 3.1 mi. SE   Grover 
Rock Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 2.8 mi. NW   Blind Lake 
Happy Valley (Basin) Wayne County, UT 3.5 mi. S 7609  Grover 
Lion Mountain (Summit) Wayne County, UT 3.1 mi. SW 8783  Grover 
Singletree Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 3.6 mi. SW   Grover 
Chokecherry Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.6 mi. SW   Grover 
Singletree Campground (Locale) Wayne County, UT 3.6 mi. SW 8225  Grover 
Grover (Populated Place) Wayne County, UT 3.7 mi. NW 7113  Grover 
Devils Slide (Slope) Garfield County, UT 4.4 mi. S 8209  Grover 
Larb Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4.9 mi. S   Grover 
Carcass Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 4.7 mi. N   Blind Lake 
Wide Hollow (Valley) Wayne County, UT 5.1 mi. N   Grover 
Pleasant Creek Flats (Flat) Garfield County, UT 5 mi. S 6982  Grover 
Danish Hill (Summit) Wayne County, UT 5 mi. NE 5673  Fruita 
Chokecherry Meadow (Flat) Garfield County, UT 5 mi. SW 9617  Grover 
Spring Gulch (Valley) Garfield County, UT 5 mi. SE   Lower Bowns Reservoir 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus consobrinus  (Barneby) S.L. Welsh

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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