Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 11652 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus eurekensis M.E. Jones
Common name   Eureka milkvetch
Donna M. Barnes   4982  
Coll. Date 26 May 2006 
United States
Tooele County
Locality Lakeside Mountains, dirt road to Well Pass, [southern slopes of Jedediah Mountain, NW of Well Pass];
     Elev.: 5091 ft. (1552 m.)
Habitat Notes dolomite outcrop, silty soil, dry, well grazed hillside. 
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° 57'  22" N, 112° 51'  31" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Astragalus eurekensis M.E. Jones

Common Name(s): Eureka milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25512, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11651 Allium nevadense      "Nevada wild onion" same section
11674 Astragalus beckwithii  var. beckwithii   "Beckwith's milkvetch" same section
11675 Astragalus eurekensis      "Eureka milkvetch" same section
11666 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" 2380 ft. NE
11668 Calochortus nuttallii      "sego lily" same section
11663 Camelina microcarpa      "littlepod false flax" 2380 ft. NE
11664 Castilleja angustifolia  var. flavescens   "pale narrow-leaf paintbrush" 2380 ft. NE
13219 Cirsium neomexicanum      "New Mexico thistle" same section
11650 Cirsium neomexicanum      "New Mexico thistle" same section
11667 Crepis acuminata      "tapertip hawksbeard" same section
11671 Cryptantha flavoculata      "rough-seeded cat's eye" same section
11658 Cryptantha humilis      "round-spiked cat's eye" same section
11662 Cryptantha pterocarya  var. pterocarya   "winged-nut forget-me-not" 2380 ft. NE
11669 Delphinium andersonii  var. andersonii   "Anderson's larkspur" same section
11653 Erigeron engelmannii      "Engelmann's fleabane" same section
11676 Hackelia patens  var. patens   "spotted stickseed" same section
11661 Lewisia rediviva      "bitterroot" 2380 ft. NE
11659 Lewisia rediviva      "bitterroot" same section
11670 Lomatium grayi  var. depauperatum   "stunted biscuitroot" same section
11665 Petrophytum caespitosum      "rockmat" 2380 ft. NE
11672 Phlox longifolia      "long-leaf phlox" same section
11660 Pseudoroegneria spicata  subsp. spicata   "bluebunch wheatgrass" same section
11673 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" same section
11656 Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia      "gooseberry-leaf globemallow" same section
11654 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" same section
11655 Tetradymia nuttallii      "Nuttall's horsebrush" same section
11657 Tragopogon dubius      "yellow salsify" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Well Pass (Gap) Tooele County, UT 0.6 mi. SE 4931  Craner Peak 
Jedediah Mountain (Summit) Tooele County, UT 1.4 mi. N 5788  Craner Peak 
Beards Hollow (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1.8 mi. S   Craner Peak 
Monarch Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 2.3 mi. SE 5197  Craner Peak 
Old Wrathall Well (Well) Tooele County, UT 2.3 mi. NE 4216  Craner Peak 
Monarch Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3 mi. E   Craner Peak 
Monarch Well (Well) Tooele County, UT 3.3 mi. E 4275  Craner Peak 
Black Mountain (Summit) Tooele County, UT 4.2 mi. S 6418  Craner Peak 
Skunk Ridge Well (Well) Tooele County, UT 4.4 mi. S 4511  Puddle Valley Knolls 
Marblehead Quarry (Mine) Tooele County, UT 4.7 mi. S 5230  Craner Peak 
Mountain Sheep Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.7 mi. E   Craner Peak 
Richins Knoll (Summit) Box Elder County, UT 4.9 mi. N 4324  Deardens Knoll 
Peepstone Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 4.2 mi. E   Craner Peak 
Wrathall Pass (Gap) Box Elder County, UT 5.3 mi. N 4718  Sally Mountain 
Craner Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 5.6 mi. S 6608  Craner Peak 
Vindicator Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 5.6 mi. SE   Craner Peak 
Craner Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 6 mi. SE 5227  Craner Peak 
Puddle Valley (Valley) Tooele County, UT 5.7 mi. NW   Low 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus eurekensis  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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