Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 00385 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus utahensis (Torr.) Torr. & Gray
Common name   Utah milkvetch
Collector(s)
R. Firmage   7  
Coll. Date 23 April 1988 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Emery
Locality San Rafael River, 0.5 miles down river from Virgin Springs Canyon, San Rafael Swell.
    
Habitat Notes red rock, grass, dry 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 39° 5'  9" N, 110° 46'  30" W
Township Range T20S, R11E  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Astragalus utahensis (Torr.) Torr. & Gray

Common Name(s): Utah locoweed, Utah milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25716, click for more information and references)

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

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.
12117 Asclepias ruthiae      "Ruth's milkweed" 1.1 mi. E
12112 Astragalus cymboides      "canoe milkvetch" 1.1 mi. E
00323 Castilleja scabrida  var. scabrida   "rough paintbrush" same section
12113 Chamaechaenactis scaposa      "fullstem" 1.1 mi. E
10938 Chamaechaenactis scaposa      "fullstem" 1.5 mi. NW
03152 Collema tenax      "jelly lichen" 1.4 mi. W
10936 Eremogone eastwoodiae      "Eastwood's sandwort" 1.5 mi. NW
12115 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. arizonica   "Arizona four-nerve daisy" 1.1 mi. E
10937 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. arizonica   "Arizona four-nerve daisy" 1.5 mi. NW
10935 Penstemon carnosus      "fleshy beardtongue" 1.5 mi. NW
12116 Physaria rectipes      "straight bladderpod" 1.1 mi. E
10939 Polygala subspinosa      "spiny milkwort" 1.5 mi. NW
03165 Psora decipiens      "fishscale lichen" 1.4 mi. W
12114 Streptanthus cordatus  var. cordatus   "heart-leaf twistflower" 1.1 mi. E
00042 Streptanthus cordatus  var. cordatus   "heart-leaf twistflower" 1.5 mi. NW

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Virgin Spring Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 418 ft. SW   Sids Mountain 
Wedge Pond Number 2 (Lake) Emery County, UT 1.5 mi. N 5978  Sids Mountain 
Wedge Pond Number 4 (Lake) Emery County, UT 1.8 mi. NE 6132  Sids Mountain 
North Salt Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 2 mi. W   Short Canyon 
Cane Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.4 mi. E   The Blocks 
Sids Mountain (Summit) Emery County, UT 3.1 mi. S 6457  Sids Mountain 
Little Grand Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.6 mi. E   Sids Mountain 
Good Water Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.6 mi. E   Bottleneck Peak 
Wedge Pond Number 1 (Lake) Emery County, UT 3.3 mi. N 5843  Buckhorn Reservoir 
The Wedge Overlook (Locale) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. NE 6178  Bottleneck Peak 
Wedge Overlook (Locale) Emery County, UT 3.4 mi. N 5919  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Chalk Hills (Summit) Emery County, UT 3.3 mi. N 5758  Buckhorn Reservoir 
No Mans Mountain (Summit) Emery County, UT 4 mi. S 6526  Bottleneck Peak 
The Wedge (Plain) Emery County, UT 4.2 mi. NE 5968  Bob Hill Knoll 
Cloyds Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 4.6 mi. N 5722  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Aldys Hole (Lake) Emery County, UT 4.5 mi. NE 5889  Bob Hill Knoll 
Swazy Hole (Lake) Emery County, UT 4.7 mi. N 5725  Bob Hill Knoll 
Little Wedge Plateau (Plain) Emery County, UT 3.9 mi. W 5568  Sids Mountain 
Saddle Horse Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.2 mi. SW   The Blocks 
Sand Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 5.3 mi. N 5571  Buckhorn Reservoir 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus utahensis  (Torr.) Torr. & 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+utahensis

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