Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09994 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus moencoppensis M.E. Jones
Common name   Moenkopi milkvetch
Debi Clark   s.n.  
Coll. Date 25 May 2004 
United States
Emery County
Locality hills on NE side of the San Rafael River, ca. 1 air miles E of Assembly Hall Peak and ca. 2.5 miles SE of San Rafael Bridge Campground.
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 39° 4'  6" N, 110° 38'  7" W
Datum Not recorded
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 moencoppensis M.E. Jones

Common Name(s): Moenkopi milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25586, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09994s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00984s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08318s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08333s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
00711 Allium macropetalum      "large-flowered wild onion" 2.1 mi. NE
00710 Castilleja scabrida  var. scabrida   "rough paintbrush" 2.1 mi. NE
02302 Eriogonum corymbosum  var. corymbosum   "crisp-leaf wild buckwheat" 1 mi. E
00460 Machaeranthera grindelioides  var. grindelioides   "gumweed tansy aster" 2.1 mi. NE
00424 Melilotus officinalis      "yellow sweetclover" 2.1 mi. NE
00463 Opuntia polyacantha  var. polyacantha   "hairspine pricklypear" 2.1 mi. NE
00456 Sphaeralcea parvifolia      "small-leaf globemallow" 2.1 mi. NE
00459 Tamarix chinensis      "five-stamen tamarisk" 2.1 mi. NE
00457 Wyethia scabra      "rough mule's ears" 2.1 mi. NE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Assembly Hall Peak (Summit) Emery County, UT 1.2 mi. W 5948  Bottleneck Peak 
Buckhorn Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 1.6 mi. NW   Buckhorn Reservoir 
San Rafael Bridge Campground (Locale) Emery County, UT 1.7 mi. W 5102  Bottleneck Peak 
Window Blind Peak (Summit) Emery County, UT 2 mi. SW 6831  Bottleneck Peak 
Road Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.3 mi. W   Bottleneck Peak 
Red Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.7 mi. SE   Devils Hole 
Prickly Pear Flat (Flat) Emery County, UT 3.1 mi. N 6355  Bottleneck Peak 
West Fork Red Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.5 mi. E   Devils Hole 
East Fork Red Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.5 mi. E   Devils Hole 
Pine Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.2 mi. N   Devils Hole 
Calf Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.2 mi. NW   Bob Hill Knoll 
Bottleneck Peak (Summit) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. W 6349  Bottleneck Peak 
Oil Well Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.2 mi. SE   The Wickiup 
Cow Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.2 mi. N   Chimney Rock 
White Horse Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 4 mi. SE   Devils Hole 
Limestone Bench (Bench) Emery County, UT 4.3 mi. SW 5748  Bottleneck Peak 
Dry Pond (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 4.4 mi. NE 6322  Devils Hole 
Devils Hole (Basin) Emery County, UT 3.8 mi. E 6322  Devils Hole 
Big Flat (Flat) Emery County, UT 4.6 mi. NE 6273  Chimney Rock 
Emery County (Civil) Emery County, UT 5.4 mi. S 5801  The Wickiup 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus moencoppensis  M.E. Jones

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

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