Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10427 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus duchesnensis M.E. Jones
Common name   Duchesne milkvetch
E. Angus   242  
Coll. Date 27 May 2005 
United States
Uintah County
Locality Highway 45, 2.5 miles N of Green River.
     Elev.: 5336 ft. (1627 m.)
Habitat Notes sandy soil. 
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° 20'  52" N, 109° 29'  21" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Astragalus duchesnensis M.E. Jones

Common Name(s): Duchesne milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25501, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10427s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 10298s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10438s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
06780 Allium textile      "textile wild onion" 2.2 mi. S
10414 Astragalus mollissimus  var. thompsoniae   "Thompson's woolly milkvetch" same section
06785 Astragalus spatulatus      "tufted milkvetch" 2.2 mi. S
06778 Boechera pulchra  var. pallens  2.2 mi. S
06775 Calochortus nuttallii      "sego lily" 2.2 mi. S
06784 Comandra umbellata  var. pallida  2.2 mi. S
06782 Cryptantha breviflora      "Uinta Basin cat's eye" 2.2 mi. S
06783 Cymopterus acaulis  var. acaulis   "plains spring parsley" 2.2 mi. S
06779 Lepidium montanum  var. jonesii   "Jones' pepperwort" 2.2 mi. S
06777 Lupinus pusillus  var. pusillus   "rusty lupine" 2.2 mi. S
06774 Mentzelia albicaulis      "whitestem blazingstar" 2.2 mi. S
06776 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" 2.2 mi. S
06781 Townsendia incana      "silvery Townsend-daisy" 2.2 mi. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Davis School (School) Uintah County, UT 2682 ft. E 5164  Rasmussen Hollow 
Bonanza RV and Mobile Home Campground (Locale) Uintah County, UT 1.2 mi. N 5276  Rasmussen Hollow 
Ashley Valley (Valley) Uintah County, UT 1.6 mi. N   Vernal SE 
Collier Pass (Gap) Uintah County, UT 1.6 mi. W 5706  Vernal SE 
Jehovahs Witnesses Vernal Congregation (Church) Uintah County, UT 3.4 mi. N 5210  Naples 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Uintah County, UT 3.4 mi. N 5207  Naples 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Uintah County, UT 3.4 mi. N 5289  Naples 
Grace Baptist Church (Church) Uintah County, UT 3.6 mi. N 5187  Naples 
Collier Draw (Valley) Uintah County, UT 3.4 mi. SW   Vernal SE 
Vernal Substation (Locale) Uintah County, UT 3.7 mi. N 5131  Naples 
Cement Reservoir (Reservoir) Uintah County, UT 3.6 mi. SW 5072  Vernal SE 
Collier Hole (Bend) Uintah County, UT 4.3 mi. SW 4744  Vernal SE 
McCoy Knolls (Summit) Uintah County, UT 3.8 mi. W 5269  Vernal SE 
Asphalt Ridge (Ridge) Uintah County, UT 4.2 mi. NW 6109  Vernal NE 
Herman-Sadlier Reservoir (Reservoir) Uintah County, UT 4.7 mi. NE 4948  Naples 
Herman-Sadlier Dam (Dam) Uintah County, UT 4.7 mi. NE 4948  Naples 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Uintah County, UT 5.2 mi. N 5250  Naples 
McCoy Flat (Flat) Uintah County, UT 4.1 mi. W 5325  Vernal SE 
Naples School (School) Uintah County, UT 5.5 mi. N 5220  Naples 
Naples (Populated Place) Uintah County, UT 5.5 mi. N 5230  Naples 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus duchesnensis  M.E. Jones

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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