Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 11927 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus kentrophyta A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. elatus S. Watson
Common name   tall spiny milkvetch
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   5373  
Coll. Date 08 August 2006 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Garfield County
Locality Escalante Mountains, FR117, to Escalante, [along North Creek Road (FH 17), N of the mouth of Little Valley Canyon];
     Elev.: 6661 ft. (2031 m.)
Habitat Notes sandy soil of dry wash south of road, pinyon-juniper 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 37° 43'  19" N, 111° 43'  29" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.

Taxonomy


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

     Astragalus kentrophyta var. elatus S. Wats.

     Astragalus impensis (Rydb.) Woot. & Standl.
     Astragalus kentrophyta ssp. elatus (S. Wats.) W.A. Weber

Common Name(s): tall spiny milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=526905, click for more information and references)

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

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.
11931 Castilleja linariifolia      "Wyoming Indian paintbrush" same section
11928 Clematis ligusticifolia      "white virgins-bower" same section
11929 Erigeron divergens  var. divergens   "spreading fleabane daisy" same section
11930 Machaeranthera canescens  var. canescens   "gray tansy aster" same section
11926 Machaeranthera grindelioides  var. grindelioides   "gumweed tansy aster" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Pet Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.1 mi. N   Upper Valley 
Eagles Canyon (Valley) Carbon County, UT 1.9 mi. N   Scofield 
Heaps Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. N   Griffin Point 
Deer Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. N   Griffin Point 
Willow Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. SE   Canaan Peak 
Canaan Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. SE   Canaan Peak 
Heaps Ranch (Locale) Garfield County, UT 3.2 mi. NE 6172  Wide Hollow Reservoir 
Main Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.3 mi. NE   Griffin Point 
Allen Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2.9 mi. W   Upper Valley 
Upper Valley Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.5 mi. NE   Upper Valley 
Little Valley Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. N   Griffin Point 
Upper Valley (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. NE   Upper Valley 
Birch Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. NE   Griffin Point 
North Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. NE   Barker Reservoir 
Left Hand Allen Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.4 mi. W   Upper Valley 
Riddle Ranch (Locale) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. NE 6080  Wide Hollow Reservoir 
Horizon Arch (Arch) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. E 6861  Canaan Creek 
Dry Fork (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.7 mi. N   Griffin Point 
Twin Trees Campground (Locale) Garfield County, UT 4.5 mi. N 6713  Griffin Point 
Liston Flat (Flat) Garfield County, UT 4.1 mi. SW 7048  Upper Valley 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus kentrophyta  A. 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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Astragalus+kentrophyta

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