Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 10631 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus kentrophyta A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. tegetarius (S. Watson) Dorn
Common name   mountain spiny milkvetch
Collector(s)
R. Van Buren   1082  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 03 August 2005 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Garfield County
Locality Paunsaugunt Plateau, southern base of The Pine Hills, N side of Utah Highway 12, at the junction with FR 087;
     Elev.: 7637 ft. (2328 m.)
Habitat Notes Claron Formation; 
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° 42'  16.08" N, 112° 11'  51.9" 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.
Voucher Voucher for "Woody Plants of Utah" by R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper, J. Cooper 
Specimen Notes Journal Code: L8S8. 

Taxonomy


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

     Astragalus kentrophyta var. tegetarius (S. Wats.) Dorn

     Astragalus kentrophyta ssp. implexus (Canby ex Porter & Coult.) W.A. Weber
     Astragalus kentrophyta var. implexus (Canby ex Porter & Coult.) Barneby
     Astragalus tegetarius S. Wats.

Common Name(s): mat milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192541, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05173 Aquilegia scopulorum  var. scopulorum   "Utah columbine" same section
14404 Artemisia frigida      "prairie sagewort" same section
14401 Artemisia pygmaea      "pygmy sagebrush" same section
06065 Astragalus agrestis      "field milkvetch" 501 ft. E
02415 Astragalus agrestis      "field milkvetch" 1608 ft. W
02341 Calylophus lavandulifolius      "lavender-leaf sundrops" 1608 ft. W
05174 Calylophus lavandulifolius      "lavender-leaf sundrops" same section
02401 Campanula parryi      "Parry's bellflower" 1608 ft. W
06062 Chaenactis douglasii      "Douglas' dusty-maiden" 501 ft. E
06063 Cordylanthus kingii      "King's bird's-beak" 501 ft. E
14399 Ericameria parryi  var. howardii   "Howard's rabbitbrush" same section
14402 Ericameria parryi  var. howardii   "Howard's rabbitbrush" same section
14403 Hymenoxys richardsonii      "Richardson's rubberweed" same section
06119 Hymenoxys richardsonii  var. floribunda   "Colorado rubberweed" 501 ft. E
06064 Lepidium montanum  var. claronense   "Claron pepperwort" 501 ft. E
14398 Linanthus caespitosus      "mat prickly phlox" same section
14400 Machaeranthera grindelioides  var. grindelioides   "gumweed tansy aster" same section
10630 Penstemon caespitosus  var. desertipicti   "painted mat beardtongue" same section
06068 Phlox hoodii  var. canescens   "carpet phlox" 501 ft. E

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
The Pine Hills (Summit) Garfield County, UT 1408 ft. NE 7842  Bryce Canyon 
Coyote Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 0.6 mi. S   Wilson Peak 
Emery Valley (Basin) Garfield County, UT 0.9 mi. SE 7618  Bryce Canyon 
Mud Spring Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 1 mi. E   Flake Mountain West 
Berry Spring Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 1.7 mi. NW   Flake Mountain West 
Daves Hollow Forest Service Station (Locale) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. S 7694  Bryce Canyon 
Gussie Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.9 mi. NE   Bryce Canyon 
Daves Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. S   Bryce Canyon 
Ahlstrom Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. SW   Wilson Peak 
Johnson Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. W 7799  Bryce Canyon 
Bryce Canyon Airport (Airport) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. E 7586  Bryce Canyon 
Pink Cliffs Village (Park) Garfield County, UT 2.5 mi. E 7605  Bryce Canyon 
The Triangle (Locale) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. E 7605  Bryce Canyon 
Tropic Ditch (Canal) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. SE 7684  Bryce Canyon 
Lightning Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. W   Bryce Canyon 
Shinglemill Swale (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.7 mi. E   Bryce Canyon 
Syrett Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.9 mi. SE   Bryce Canyon 
Rubys Inn (Locale) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. SE 7664  Bryce Canyon 
Bryce Canyon Heliport (Airport) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. SE 7661  Bryce Canyon 
John L Swale (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.3 mi. NE   Flake Mountain West 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus kentrophyta  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

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

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