Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 02152 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus calycosus Torr. ex S. Watson
Infraspecific    var. calycosus 
Common name   Torrey's milkvetch
Collector(s)
S. Freeman   s.n.  
Coll. Date 19 September 1995 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah County
Locality about 1 or 2 miles W of Fairfield on Highway 73, within 200 yards of the highway on a knoll/hill along a dirt road leading on top of knoll/hill, and within 100 ft of N edge of road
    
Habitat Notes cool desert shrub community. 
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 40° 9'  59" N, 112° 13'  17" W
Township Range T7S, R3W, Sec. 31  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).

Taxonomy


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

     Astragalus calycosus var. calycosus Torr. ex S. Wats.

     Astragalus calycosus var. mancus (Rydb.) Barneby

Common Name(s): Torrey milkvetch, Torrey's milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192389, click for more information and references)

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

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.
02149 Chrysothamnus nauseosus  var. salicifolius   "willowleaf rubber rabbitbrush" same section
02147 Ephedra viridis  var. viridis  same section
02192 Eriogonum shockleyi      "Shockley's wild buckwheat" same section
02146 Juniperus osteosperma      "Utah juniper" same section
02148 Pinus monophylla      "single-leaf pinyon pine" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Topliff (Populated Place) Tooele County, UT 0.8 mi. SE 5122  Fivemile Pass 
Boulter Creek (Stream) Tooele County, UT 1.3 mi. N   Sabie Mountain 
Sabie Creek (Stream) Tooele County, UT 1.7 mi. N   Sabie Mountain 
Poker Knoll (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2 mi. E 5309  Fivemile Pass 
Powder Knoll (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2.7 mi. SE 5361  Fivemile Pass 
Tenmile Pass (Gap) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. E 5240  Fivemile Pass 
Topliff Hill (Summit) Tooele County, UT 3.7 mi. SE 6411  Fivemile Pass 
Sevenmile Pass (Gap) Tooele County, UT 4.2 mi. NE 5633  Fivemile Pass 
Thorpe Hills (Summit) Tooele County, UT 4.4 mi. NE 5896  Fivemile Pass 
Fivemile Pass (Gap) Tooele County, UT 5.1 mi. NE 5309  Fivemile Pass 
Bell Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 5.5 mi. S   Boulter Peak 
Site of Rush Valley Pony Express Station (Locale) Tooele County, UT 4.7 mi. NW 5063  Vernon NE 
Twelvemile Pass (Gap) Utah County, UT 5.8 mi. SE 5305  Boulter Peak 
Cedar Knolls (Summit) Utah County, UT 6.2 mi. SE 5250  Boulter Peak 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus calycosus  Torr. ex S. Watson

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+calycosus

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