Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10297 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus filipes Torr. ex A. Gray
Common name   basalt milkvetch
R.D. Bratz   B-601-44  
Coll. Date 17 June 1964 
United States
Owyhee County
Locality Mack's Creek; along road
Habitat Notes eroding clay slopes along road. 
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 43° 14'  7" N, 116° 45'  31" W
Township Range T2S, R4W, Sec. 24  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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

     Astragalus filipes Torr. ex Gray

     Astragalus filipes var. residuus Jepson
     Astragalus macgregorii (Rydb.) Tidestrom
     Astragalus stenophyllis
     Astragalus stenophyllus Torr. & Gray
     Astragalus stenophyllus var. filipes (Torr. ex Gray) Tidestrom

Common Name(s): basalt milkvetch, threadstalk milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25515, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10297s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Babbington Creek (Stream) Owyhee County, ID 1076 ft. SE   Rooster Comb Peak 
Alkali Creek (Stream) Owyhee County, ID 1268 ft. NE   Rooster Comb Peak 
Cottle Creek (Stream) Owyhee County, ID 0.7 mi. NW   Rooster Comb Peak 
Macks Creek (Stream) Owyhee County, ID 1 mi. N   Rooster Comb Peak 
Figure Four Creek (Stream) Owyhee County, ID 1.5 mi. S   Rooster Comb Peak 
Tyson Dam (Dam) Owyhee County, ID 1.3 mi. NE 3796  Reynolds 
Salmon Creek (Stream) Owyhee County, ID 1.6 mi. N   Soldier Cap 
Gardner Gulch (Valley) Owyhee County, ID 1.8 mi. S   Rooster Comb Peak 
Ryegrass Spring (Spring) Owyhee County, ID 1.6 mi. NE 3845  Reynolds 
Babbington Spring Number 2 (Spring) Owyhee County, ID 2.1 mi. S 3914  Rooster Comb Peak 
Hamilton Gulch (Valley) Owyhee County, ID 2.1 mi. S   Rooster Comb Peak 
Murphy Creek (Stream) Owyhee County, ID 1.9 mi. N   Soldier Cap 
Windy Point Spring (Spring) Owyhee County, ID 1.8 mi. E 4042  Reynolds 
Farrot Creek (Stream) Owyhee County, ID 2.3 mi. N   Soldier Cap 
Reynolds (Populated Place) Owyhee County, ID 2.5 mi. S 3931  Reynolds 
Nancy Gulch (Valley) Owyhee County, ID 2.6 mi. S   Reynolds 
Soldier Cap (Summit) Owyhee County, ID 3.3 mi. N 5355  Soldier Cap 
Dryden Creek (Stream) Owyhee County, ID 4 mi. S   Reynolds 
Horse Race Ridge (Ridge) Owyhee County, ID 3.9 mi. N 4482  Soldier Cap 
Share (historical) (Locale) Owyhee County, ID 4.3 mi. S 4183  Rooster Comb Peak 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus filipes  Torr. ex 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

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