Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 10178 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus episcopus S. Watson
Common name   Bishop's milkvetch
Collector(s)
D.M. Barnes   4351  
Coll. Date 09 May 2005 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Wayne County
Locality Cainville Wash Road, Morrison Formation.
    
Habitat Notes clay soils, at base of mound, salt-desert shrub 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° 22'  29" N, 111° 1'  49" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Astragalus episcopus S. Wats.

Common Name(s): bishop's milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25507, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10178s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00983s1.jpg 
00983
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02003
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02034
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05906
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05924
specimen image: 05973s1.jpg 
05973
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07014
specimen image: 07037s1.jpg 
07037
specimen image: 09994s2.jpg 
09994
specimen image: 10675s1.jpg 
10675
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12123
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12123
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12123
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12151
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13538

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10177 Aliciella triodon      "coyote gilia" same section
10179 Astragalus amphioxys  var. vespertinus   "western crescent milkvetch" same section
10180 Camissonia eastwoodiae      "Eastwood's suncup" same section
10181 Eriogonum flexum     same section
10176 Ipomopsis pumila      "dwarf gilia" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Hartnet Draw (Valley) Wayne County, UT 0.8 mi. NW   Cathedral Mountain 
Caineville (Populated Place) Wayne County, UT 2.9 mi. S 4600  Caineville 
Caineville Wash (Valley) Wayne County, UT 3.3 mi. S   Caine Springs 
Wood Bench (Bench) Wayne County, UT 3.3 mi. N 5450  Caine Springs 
Willow Seep (Spring) Wayne County, UT 3.2 mi. NW 5079  Caine Springs 
Blue Gate (Gap) Wayne County, UT 3.2 mi. SE 4570  Town Point 
Red Desert (Plain) Wayne County, UT 3.5 mi. SW 4922  Caineville 
Blue Gate (Gap) Wayne County, UT 3.5 mi. SE 4561  Town Point 
Town Point (Cliff) Wayne County, UT 3.7 mi. SE 5174  Town Point 
Town Point (Cape) Wayne County, UT 4 mi. S 5752  Town Point 
North Caineville Reef (Ridge) Wayne County, UT 3.7 mi. NE 5233  Factory Butte 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus episcopus  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+episcopus

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