Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 10412 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus desperatus M.E. Jones
Infraspecific    var. desperatus 
Common name   rimrock milkvetch
Collector(s)
D.M. Barnes   4368  
Coll. Date 28 April 2005 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Grand County
Locality Wilsons Arch, Highway 91, fenced area W of highway
    
Habitat Notes pinyon community; 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 38° 16'  32.5" N, 109° 22'  18.5" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Astragalus desperatus var. desperatus M.E. Jones

Common Name(s): rimrock milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192450, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Astragalus
                                        Species: Astragalus desperatus
                                            Variety: Astragalus desperatus var. desperatus
                                                

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10412s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00981s1.jpg 
00981
specimen image: 04268s1.jpg 
04268
specimen image: 05911s1.jpg 
05911
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06982
specimen image: 08331s1.jpg 
08331
specimen image: 10951b1.jpg 
10951
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10951
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10951
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10951

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10526 Aliciella subnuda      "coral gilia" same section
04341 Aliciella subnuda      "coral gilia" same section
04338 Astragalus ceramicus      "painted milkvetch" same section
04274 Astragalus sesquiflorus      "sandstone milkvetch" same section
04273 Boechera pulchra  var. pallens  same section
04758 Boechera selbyi     same section
10413 Castilleja scabrida  var. scabrida   "rough paintbrush" 64 ft. SW
04279 Linum perenne  subsp. lewisii   "Lewis' blue flax" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Wilson Arch (Arch) San Juan County, UT 1181 ft. S 6155  La Sal West 
Looking Glass Rock (Arch) San Juan County, UT 1.8 mi. W 6201  La Sal Junction 
Lopez Arch (Arch) San Juan County, UT 2.4 mi. S 5906  Sandstone Draw 
La Sal Junction Airport (Airport) San Juan County, UT 2.6 mi. N 5968  La Sal Junction 
CCC Reservoir (Reservoir) San Juan County, UT 3 mi. S 5768  Sandstone Draw 
Lower Bankhead Dam (Dam) San Juan County, UT 2.6 mi. NE 6395  La Sal West 
Lower Bankhead Reservoir (Reservoir) San Juan County, UT 2.6 mi. NE 6395  La Sal West 
Upper Bankhead Dam (Dam) San Juan County, UT 2.8 mi. NE 6395  La Sal West 
Upper Bankhead Reservoir (Reservoir) San Juan County, UT 2.8 mi. NE 6395  La Sal West 
La Sal Junction (Populated Place) San Juan County, UT 3 mi. NW 5893  La Sal Junction 
Lion Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 3.9 mi. N   Ray Mesa 
Hook and Ladder Gulch (Valley) San Juan County, UT 4.2 mi. SW   Sandstone Draw 
Rattlesnake Ranch Number Two Dam (Dam) San Juan County, UT 3.6 mi. E 6529  La Sal West 
Rattlesnake Ranch Number Two Reservoir (Reservoir) San Juan County, UT 3.6 mi. E 6529  La Sal West 
Buck Hollow (Valley) San Juan County, UT 4.7 mi. N   La Sal West 
Joe Wilson Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 4.2 mi. SW   La Sal West 
Browns Hole (Basin) San Juan County, UT 4.9 mi. N 6030  La Sal West 
Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 4.9 mi. N   La Sal West 
Hecla Shaft (Mine) San Juan County, UT 4.3 mi. NE 6526  La Sal West 
Dry Valley (Valley) San Juan County, UT 4.3 mi. SW   Photograph Gap 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus desperatus  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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Astragalus+desperatus

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