Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10442 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus pubentissimus Torr. & Gray
Common name   Green River milkvetch
E. Angus   239  
Coll. Date 27 May 2005 
United States
Uintah County
Locality N rim of White River, 1.4 miles W of Asphalt Wash.
     Elev.: 5624 ft. (1715 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky ledge. 
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 39° 56'  42" N, 109° 18'  24" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
Specimen Notes [=var. pubentissimus sensu Welsh et al 2003, higher elevation variant, J. Alexander, Jul 2008]. 


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

     Astragalus pubentissimus Torr. & Gray

     Astragalus peabodianus M.E. Jones
     Astragalus pubentissimus var. peabodianus (M.E. Jones) Welsh

Common Name(s): Green River milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25645, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10442s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04218s3.jpg 
specimen image: 07036s2.jpg 
specimen image: 16025a1.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
Asphalt Wash (Valley) Uintah County, UT 1.4 mi. E   Asphalt Wash 
Atchees Wash (Valley) Uintah County, UT 1.8 mi. SW   Archy Bench SE 
Southman Canyon Gas Field (Oilfield) Uintah County, UT 2.7 mi. E 5194  Asphalt Wash 
Saddletree Draw (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.8 mi. W   Asphalt Wash 
East Fork Saddletree Draw (Valley) Uintah County, UT 3.3 mi. SW   Asphalt Wash 
West Fork Saddletree Draw (Valley) Uintah County, UT 3.4 mi. SW   Archy Bench SE 
Hanging Rock Hollow (Valley) Uintah County, UT 4.5 mi. S   Asphalt Wash 
West Fork Asphalt Wash (Valley) Uintah County, UT 4.7 mi. S   Cooper Canyon 
Center Fork Asphalt Wash (Valley) Uintah County, UT 4.7 mi. S   Burnt Timber Canyon 
Southam Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 3.8 mi. E   Southam Canyon 
Rock House Gas Field (Oilfield) Uintah County, UT 5.4 mi. S 5893  Archy Bench SE 
East Fork Asphalt Wash (Valley) Uintah County, UT 6.3 mi. SE   Rainbow 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus pubentissimus  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

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