Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 11599 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus straturensis M.E. Jones
Common name   Pine Valley milkvetch
Donna M. Barnes   5073  
Coll. Date 18 May 2006 
United States
Washington County
Locality Pine Valley Mountains, Browse trail, [Browse Guard Station vicinity, along Syler Spring Trail];
     Elev.: 6140 ft. (1872 m.)
Habitat Notes mountain shrub community; N facing slope, rocky 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 37° 23'  9" N, 113° 21'  15" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)


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

     Astragalus straturensis M.E. Jones

Common Name(s): Pine Valley milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25690, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 11599s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15428 Arctostaphylos pungens      "pointleaf manzanita" 950 ft. SW
15423 Artemisia filifolia      "sand sagebrush" 950 ft. SW
11603 Astragalus oophorus  var. caulescens   "pallid egg milkvetch" 337 ft. W
15427 Betula occidentalis      "water birch" 950 ft. SW
11602 Carex nebrascensis      "Nebraska sedge" 337 ft. W
15429 Ceanothus greggii      "desert ceanothus" 950 ft. SW
11600 Chamaesyce albomarginata      "rattlesnake weed" 337 ft. W
11594 Erysimum inconspicuum      "shy wallflower" same section
15426 Fraxinus anomala      "single-leaf ash" 950 ft. SW
11595 Galium aparine  var. echinospermum   "catchweed bedstraw" same section
15424 Garrya flavescens      "ashy silktassel" 950 ft. SW
11596 Garrya flavescens      "ashy silktassel" same section
11597 Hackelia patens  var. harrisonii   "Harrison's stickseed" same section
11591 Lomatium dissectum  var. eatonii   "carrotleaf biscuitroot" same section
13137 Lomatium dissectum  var. eatonii   "carrotleaf biscuitroot" same section
11593 Lotus utahensis      "Utah bird's-foot trefoil" same section
11592 Lupinus argenteus  var. argenteus   "Hill's silvery lupine" same section
11605 Penstemon eatonii  var. undosus  337 ft. W
15425 Pinus edulis      "Colorado pinyon pine" 950 ft. SW
11607 Pinus halepensis      "aleppo pine" 337 ft. W
15430 Quercus turbinella      "Sonoran scrub oak" 950 ft. SW
11606 Salix laevigata      "red willow" 337 ft. W
11604 Salix lasiolepis      "arroyo willow" 337 ft. W
09000 Sequoiadendron giganteum      "giant sequoia" 675 ft. W
11601 Thermopsis montana      "mountain goldenbanner" 337 ft. W
11598 Vicia americana      "Zion sweetpea" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Browse Area Guard Station (Locale) Washington County, UT 206 ft. SE 6073  New Harmony 
Syler Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. N 7300  New Harmony 
Coal Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. E 6578  New Harmony 
Syler Flat (Flat) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. N 7533  New Harmony 
Big Cove (Basin) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 6526  Pintura 
Leep Creek Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. N 7750  New Harmony 
Coal Hill Ridge (Ridge) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. E 6053  New Harmony 
Chimney Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 2 mi. S 6175  Pintura 
Mill Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. SE   New Harmony 
Harmon Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. SE   Signal Peak 
Blake Harmon Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 2 mi. S 6651  Pintura 
Brush Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 2 mi. NE   New Harmony 
Dry Lake (Lake) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. E 5807  New Harmony 
Deer Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. SE 5850  Pintura 
Big Point (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. NW 9964  Grass Valley 
Pine Valley Mountains (Range) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. NW 9889  Grass Valley 
Anderson Valley (Basin) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. N 8406  New Harmony 
North Valley (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. W   Grass Valley 
Mount Baldy (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. N 8819  New Harmony 
Anderson Valley Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 3.6 mi. N 8216  New Harmony 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus straturensis  M.E. Jones

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

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