Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 11674 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus beckwithii Torr. & Gray
Infraspecific    var. beckwithii 
Common name   Beckwith's milkvetch
Donna M. Barnes   5004  
Coll. Date 26 May 2006 
United States
Tooele County
Locality Lakeside Mountains, [S of Well Pass, drainage W of road];
     Elev.: 4815 ft. (1468 m.)
Habitat Notes salt shrub community; silty 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 40° 56'  42" N, 112° 51'  24" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)


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

     Astragalus beckwithii var. beckwithii Torr. & Gray

Common Name(s): Beckwith's milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192374, click for more information and references)

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


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
11675 Astragalus eurekensis      "Eureka milkvetch" same section
11652 Astragalus eurekensis      "Eureka milkvetch" same section
11666 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" 1.2 mi. N
11668 Calochortus nuttallii      "sego lily" same section
11663 Camelina microcarpa      "littlepod false flax" 1.2 mi. N
11664 Castilleja angustifolia  var. flavescens   "pale narrow-leaf paintbrush" 1.2 mi. N
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" 1.2 mi. N
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
11659 Lewisia rediviva      "bitterroot" same section
11661 Lewisia rediviva      "bitterroot" 1.2 mi. N
11670 Lomatium grayi  var. depauperatum   "stunted biscuitroot" same section
11665 Petrophytum caespitosum      "rockmat" 1.2 mi. N
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 2594 ft. NE 4931  Craner Peak 
Beards Hollow (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1.1 mi. S   Craner Peak 
Monarch Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 1.7 mi. SE 5197  Craner Peak 
Jedediah Mountain (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2.2 mi. N 5788  Craner Peak 
Old Wrathall Well (Well) Tooele County, UT 2.9 mi. NE 4216  Craner Peak 
Black Mountain (Summit) Tooele County, UT 3.5 mi. S 6418  Craner Peak 
Monarch Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. E   Craner Peak 
Skunk Ridge Well (Well) Tooele County, UT 3.7 mi. S 4511  Puddle Valley Knolls 
Marblehead Quarry (Mine) Tooele County, UT 3.9 mi. S 5230  Craner Peak 
Monarch Well (Well) Tooele County, UT 3 mi. E 4275  Craner Peak 
Mountain Sheep Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.4 mi. E   Craner Peak 
Craner Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 4.9 mi. S 6608  Craner Peak 
Peepstone Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.9 mi. E   Craner Peak 
Craner Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 5.3 mi. SE 5227  Craner Peak 
Vindicator Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 5 mi. SE   Craner Peak 
Wrathall Pass (Gap) Box Elder County, UT 6 mi. N 4718  Sally Mountain 
Puddle Valley (Valley) Tooele County, UT 6.4 mi. NW   Low 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus beckwithii  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

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