Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 02730 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus lonchocarpus Torr.
Common name   greater rushy milkvetch
Collector(s)
B. Wollenzien   s.n.  
Coll. Date 12 May 1990 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Emery County
Locality 3-5 miles up Wild Horse Canyon.
    
Habitat Notes 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 38° 32'  5" N, 110° 48'  52" W
Township Range T26S, R10E  
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 lonchocarpus Torr.

Common Name(s): great rushy milkvetch, rushy milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25567, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 02730s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03993s1.jpg 
03993
specimen image: 04288s1.jpg 
04288
specimen image: 05986s2.jpg 
05986
specimen image: 06114s1.jpg 
06114
specimen image: 08408s1.jpg 
08408
specimen image: 09414s1.jpg 
09414
specimen image: 09521s2.jpg 
09521
specimen image: 10930s1.jpg 
10930
specimen image: 12538s1.jpg 
12538
specimen image: 12676d1.jpg 
12676
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12676
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12676
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13141

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02727 Abronia fragrans      "snowball sand verbena" same section
02728 Cryptantha johnstonii      "Johnston's cat's eye" same section
02729 Phacelia crenulata  var. crenulata   "notch-leaf scorpionweed" same section
02241 Symphoricarpos longiflorus      "long-flowered snowberry" 1.4 mi. NE

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Middle Wild Horse Mesa (Summit) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. N 5496  Little Wild Horse Mesa 
Little Wild Horse Mesa (Summit) Emery County, UT 2.2 mi. W 4843  Little Wild Horse Mesa 
Little Wild Horse Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.7 mi. SW   Horse Valley 
Coal Mine Wash (Valley) Wayne County, UT 3 mi. S   Factory Butte 
Coal Mine Wash (Arroyo) Wayne County, UT 3 mi. S   Factory Butte 
Tank Wash (Valley) Wayne County, UT 3.1 mi. S   Factory Butte 
Wild Horse Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 3.6 mi. S   Temple Mountain 
Bell Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.8 mi. N   Horse Valley 
Hunt Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.7 mi. W   Hunt Draw 
Big Wild Horse Mesa (Summit) Emery County, UT 4.2 mi. SE 4787  Skyline Rim 
Cistern Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.3 mi. NW   Horse Valley 
Chute Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.5 mi. NE   Horse Valley 
Bullberry Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 5.2 mi. NW 5040  Hunt Draw 
Red Canyon (Valley) Wayne County, UT 6.2 mi. SE   Goblin Valley 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus lonchocarpus  Torr.

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+lonchocarpus

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