Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10433 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus chamaeleuce A. Gray
Common name   cicada milkvetch
E. Angus   194  
Coll. Date 07 May 2005 
United States
Uintah County
Locality on ridge E of Highway 40, near border of Vernal city limits.
     Elev.: 5740 ft. (1750 m.)
Habitat Notes 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° 23'  53" N, 109° 34'  29" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Astragalus chamaeleuce Gray

Common Name(s): cicada milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25459, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10433s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03361s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10434 Pediomelum megalanthum      "Intermountain Indian breadroot" 2 mi. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Highline Canal (Canal) Uintah County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 5670  Vernal NE 
KUIN-FM (Vernal) (Tower) Uintah County, UT 1.5 mi. NW 5912  Vernal NE 
Asphalt Ridge (Ridge) Uintah County, UT 1.5 mi. SE 6109  Vernal NE 
Air Village Strip (Airport) Uintah County, UT 2.3 mi. N 5781  Vernal NE 
Church of Christ (Church) Uintah County, UT 2.7 mi. N 5489  Vernal NE 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Uintah County, UT 2.8 mi. NE 5430  Vernal NE 
First Baptist Church (Church) Uintah County, UT 2.9 mi. N 5417  Vernal NE 
Vernal Christian Church (Church) Uintah County, UT 3.2 mi. N 5463  Vernal NE 
McCoy Flat Corral (Locale) Uintah County, UT 3.3 mi. S 5335  Vernal SE 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Uintah County, UT 3.4 mi. N 5420  Vernal NE 
Discovery School (School) Uintah County, UT 3.3 mi. NE 5368  Vernal NE 
Church of the Nazarene (Church) Uintah County, UT 3.6 mi. N 5401  Vernal NE 
Ashley Central Canal (Canal) Uintah County, UT 3.7 mi. N 5420  Vernal NE 
Fairview Cemetery (Cemetery) Uintah County, UT 3.8 mi. N 5676  Vernal NE 
Cattail Tank (Reservoir) Uintah County, UT 3.9 mi. SW 5109  Vernal SE 
Vernal Memorial Park (Cemetery) Uintah County, UT 3.5 mi. NE 5322  Vernal NE 
Vernal Junior High School (School) Uintah County, UT 4.3 mi. N 5430  Vernal NE 
Our Saviour Lutheran Church (Church) Uintah County, UT 4.1 mi. NE 5348  Vernal NE 
Vernal Middle School (School) Uintah County, UT 4.2 mi. N 5371  Vernal NE 
Ashley Valley Junior High School (School) Uintah County, UT 4.2 mi. NE 5364  Vernal NE 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus chamaeleuce  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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