Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 10950 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus kentrophyta A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. coloradoensis M.E. Jones
Common name   Colorado spiny milkvetch
Collector(s)
J.G. Harris   3829  
Coll. Date 04 June 2005 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Wayne County
Locality Dirty Devil River, at Pasture Canyon.
     Elev.: 4215 ft. (1285 m.)
Habitat Notes Navajo Sandstone outcrops. 
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° 20'  35" N, 110° 32'  30" 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.

Taxonomy


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

     Astragalus kentrophyta var. coloradoensis M.E. Jones

     Astragalus kentrophyta ssp. coloradoensis (M.E. Jones) W.A. Weber

Common Name(s): Colorado spiny milkvetch, spiny milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=526902, 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. coloradoensis
                                                

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.
10952 Amsonia tomentosa  var. stenophylla   "woolly bluestar" same section
10953 Asclepias macrosperma      "bigseed milkweed" same section
10951 Astragalus desperatus  var. desperatus   "rimrock milkvetch" same section
10956 Sphaeralcea leptophylla      "scale-leaf globemallow" same section
10955 Stephanomeria tenuifolia  var. tenuifolia   "narrow-leaf wirelettuce" same section
10954 Tiquilia latior      "matted crinklemat" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Pasture Canyon (Valley) Wayne County, UT 452 ft. W   Point of Rocks East 
Buck Canyon (Valley) Wayne County, UT 2347 ft. NW   Point of Rocks East 
Lower Sand Slide (Slope) Wayne County, UT 2694 ft. W 4275  Angel Cove 
Robbers Roost Canyon (Valley) Wayne County, UT 1.6 mi. S   Angel Point 
South Fork Robbers Roost Canyon (Valley) Wayne County, UT 1.8 mi. SE   Robbers Roost Flats 
Angel Cove (Basin) Wayne County, UT 2.5 mi. S 4239  Angel Cove 
Angel Cove Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 2.8 mi. S 4249  Angel Cove 
Beaver Canyon (Valley) Wayne County, UT 3 mi. S   Baking Skillet Knoll 
Beaver Wash (Stream) Wayne County, UT 3.1 mi. S   Baking Skillet Knoll 
Upper Sand Slide (Slope) Wayne County, UT 2.6 mi. W 4278  Angel Cove 
Saw Tooth (Cape) Wayne County, UT 3.9 mi. S 4098  Angel Cove 
Hell Hole Swale (Basin) Wayne County, UT 3.6 mi. W 4629  Angel Cove 
Guss Knoll (Summit) Wayne County, UT 3.8 mi. W 4738  Angel Cove 
White Roost Canyon (Valley) Wayne County, UT 4 mi. E   Point of Rocks East 
Angel Point (Ridge) Wayne County, UT 4.3 mi. SE 5122  Angel Point 
No Mans Canyon (Valley) Wayne County, UT 5.2 mi. S   Angel Point 

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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