Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 09991 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus utahensis (Torr.) Torr. & Gray
Common name   Utah milkvetch
Collector(s)
D.M. Barnes   3854  
   with K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 18 May 2004 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Box Elder County
Locality dirt road S of Golden Spike National Historic Site Visitors Center, ca 2 mi along first road W of main road, E of wildlife refuge.
     Elev.: 4989 ft. (1521 m.)
Habitat Notes sage community; silty soil. 
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 41° 35'  17" N, 112° 35'  35" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Astragalus utahensis (Torr.) Torr. & Gray

Common Name(s): Utah locoweed, Utah milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25716, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09560 Cymopterus longipes      "long-stalked spring parsley" same section
09561 Phlox longifolia      "long-leaf phlox" same section
09992 Sphaeralcea munroana      "Munroe's 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
Kings Pass (Gap) Box Elder County, UT 0.9 mi. W 5007  Golden Spike Monument 
North Cold Water Canyon (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 1.6 mi. SE   Golden Spike Monument 
South Cold Water Canyon (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 1.8 mi. S   Golden Spike Monument 
Promontory Hollow (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 2.7 mi. SW   Golden Spike Monument 
Golden Spike Monument (Park) Box Elder County, UT 3 mi. NE 4912  Golden Spike Monument 
Pipeline Point (Cape) Box Elder County, UT 3.5 mi. S 4511  Golden Spike Monument 
Rozel (Populated Place) Box Elder County, UT 2.8 mi. W 4600  Rozel 
Promontory (historical) (Populated Place) Box Elder County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 4915  Golden Spike Monument 
Promontory Summit (Gap) Box Elder County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 4915  Golden Spike Monument 
Golden Spike National Historic Site (Park) Box Elder County, UT 3.2 mi. NE 4905  Golden Spike Monument 
Cedar Springs (Populated Place) Box Elder County, UT 3.8 mi. N 4958  Lake Ridge 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Box Elder County, UT 3.5 mi. NE 4964  Golden Spike Monument 
Cedar Spring (Spring) Cache County, UT 4.1 mi. N 4912  Lake Ridge 
Mud Springs (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 4.5 mi. S 4744  Golden Spike Monument 
Antelope Flat (Flat) Box Elder County, UT 5.4 mi. SE 5299  Golden Spike Monument 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus utahensis  (Torr.) Torr. & 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+utahensis

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