Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10428 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus chloodes Barneby
Common name   grass milkvetch
E. Angus   189  
Coll. Date 06 May 2005 
United States
Uintah County
Locality N of Highway 44, turn off near mile marker 207, at end of dirt road.
     Elev.: 5778 ft. (1762 m.)
Habitat Notes Navajo Sandstone Formation, pinyon-juniper 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 40° 33'  47" N, 109° 31'  43" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Astragalus chloodes Barneby

Common Name(s): grass milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25462, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10428s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
03767 Erigeron engelmannii      "Engelmann's fleabane" 1.6 mi. SE
10429 Eriogonum ovalifolium  var. ovalifolium   "cushion wild buckwheat" 2 mi. S
10430 Thermopsis rhombifolia      "prairie thermopsis" 2 mi. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Little Valley Corral (Locale) Uintah County, UT 1.9 mi. SE 5594  Steinaker Reservoir 
Red Mountain (Summit) Uintah County, UT 2.5 mi. N 7628  Steinaker Reservoir 
Steinaker State Park (Park) Uintah County, UT 3.1 mi. S 5525  Steinaker Reservoir 
Squaw Spring (Spring) Uintah County, UT 2.8 mi. NW 7041  Steinaker Reservoir 
Steinaker Campground (Locale) Uintah County, UT 3.5 mi. S 5558  Steinaker Reservoir 
Snider Spring (Spring) Uintah County, UT 3.8 mi. N 6861  Steinaker Reservoir 
Stauffer Chemical Tailings Pond North (Reservoir) Uintah County, UT 3.3 mi. NE 5899  Donkey Flat 
Stauffer Chemical Tailings Pond North Dam (Dam) Uintah County, UT 3.3 mi. NE 5893  Donkey Flat 
Spring Creek Corral (Locale) Uintah County, UT 3.2 mi. W 6355  Steinaker Reservoir 
Rock Point Canal (Canal) Uintah County, UT 4.2 mi. S 5394  Steinaker Reservoir 
Camp Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 3.8 mi. NE   Dyer Mountain 
Steinaker Dam (Dam) Uintah County, UT 4.3 mi. S 5528  Steinaker Reservoir 
Steinaker Reservoir (Reservoir) Uintah County, UT 4.3 mi. S 5528  Steinaker Reservoir 
Big Brush Gorge (Valley) Uintah County, UT 3.9 mi. NE   Dyer Mountain 
Hole in the Wall Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 4 mi. NE   Burnt Cabin Gorge 
Gompers Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 4.5 mi. N   Dyer Mountain 
Buckhorn Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 3.7 mi. NE   Burnt Cabin Gorge 
Brush Creek Spring (Spring) Uintah County, UT 4.7 mi. N 6122  Dyer Mountain 
KVEL-AM (Vernal) (Tower) Uintah County, UT 4.9 mi. S 5345  Vernal NE 
Ashley Substation (Locale) Uintah County, UT 4.5 mi. SW 5817  Steinaker Reservoir 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus chloodes  Barneby

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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