Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10486 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus fucatus Barneby
Common name   Hopi milkvetch
D.M. Barnes   4424  
Coll. Date 17 May 2005 
United States
San Juan County
Locality Valley of the Gods.
     Elev.: 4474 ft. (1364 m.)
Habitat Notes Entrada Formation, sandy soil of wash area. 
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 37° 14'  44" N, 109° 49'  1" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.


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

     Astragalus fucatus Barneby

Common Name(s): Hopi milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25518, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10486s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10491 Asclepias macrosperma      "bigseed milkweed" same section
10494 Chamaesyce fendleri      "Fendler's sandmat" same section
10509 Delphinium scaposum      "leafless larkspur" same section
10501 Eremocrinum albomarginatum      "Utah solitaire lily" same section
10499 Erigeron bellidiastrum      "western fleabane daisy" same section
10500 Eriogonum wetherillii      "Wetherill's wild buckwheat" same section
10493 Gaillardia pinnatifida      "Hopi blanketflower" same section
10489 Ipomopsis gunnisonii      "Gunnison's gilia" same section
10498 Ipomopsis polycladon      "spreading gilia" same section
10523 Linum aristatum      "bristle flax" same section
10490 Lupinus pusillus  var. rubens  same section
10502 Lygodesmia grandiflora  var. arizonica   "Arizona skeleton plant" 44 ft. NE
10507 Malacothrix sonchoides      "sowthistle desert-dandelion" same section
10492 Mentzelia multiflora      "Adonis blazingstar" same section
10497 Oenothera albicaulis      "prairie evening primrose" same section
10522 Psoralidium junceum      "rush lemonweed" same section
10508 Sphaeralcea moorei      "Moore's globemallow" same section
10496 Thelesperma subnudum  var. subnudum   "Navajo tea greenthread" same section
10495 Townsendia annua      "annual Townsend-daisy" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Seven Sailors (Pillar) San Juan County, UT 2280 ft. W 4567  Mexican Hat 
West Fork Lime Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 0.9 mi. S   Cedar Mesa South 
Flag Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 1.2 mi. S 4469  Mexican Hat 
Devils Window (Gap) San Juan County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 4439  Mexican Hat 
Scotchman Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 1.6 mi. SW 4777  Mexican Hat 
Valley of the Gods (Basin) San Juan County, UT 1.7 mi. N 4656  Cigarette Spring Cave 
Setting Hen Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 1.9 mi. N 4810  Cigarette Spring Cave 
Rooster Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 2.2 mi. N 4882  Cigarette Spring Cave 
Sugarloaf (Summit) San Juan County, UT 2.5 mi. SE 5502  Mexican Hat 
Franklin Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 2.9 mi. N 4954  Cigarette Spring Cave 
Pyramid Peak (Summit) San Juan County, UT 3.4 mi. N 4876  Cigarette Spring Cave 
Battleship Rock (Summit) San Juan County, UT 3.4 mi. N 5164  Cigarette Spring Cave 
Soda Basin (Basin) San Juan County, UT 3.8 mi. S 4157  Mexican Hat 
Raplee Ridge (Ridge) San Juan County, UT 4 mi. S 5079  Mexican Hat 
The Narrows (Valley) San Juan County, UT 4 mi. S   Mexican Hat 
Ledge Rapids (Rapids) San Juan County, UT 4.3 mi. S 4124  Mexican Hat 
Soda Spring (historical) (Spring) San Juan County, UT 4.4 mi. S 4216  Mexican Hat 
Lime Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 4.4 mi. S   Cedar Mesa North 
San Juan Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 4.5 mi. S   San Juan Hill 
Eight Foot Rapids (Rapids) San Juan County, UT 4.5 mi. S 4272  Mexican Hat 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus fucatus  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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