Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 11944 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus kentrophyta A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. tegetarius (S. Watson) Dorn
Common name   mountain spiny milkvetch
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   5390  
Coll. Date 09 August 2006 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Garfield County
Locality Forest Road 120, W of Bryce Canyon National Park, [Paunsaugunt Plateau, Coyote Hollow, ca. 0.4 mile S of Utah Highway 12];
     Elev.: 7979 ft. (2433 m.)
Habitat Notes rabbitbrush community; red sandy soil, in a drainage. 
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° 42'  27" N, 112° 13'  28" 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. tegetarius (S. Wats.) Dorn

     Astragalus kentrophyta ssp. implexus (Canby ex Porter & Coult.) W.A. Weber
     Astragalus kentrophyta var. implexus (Canby ex Porter & Coult.) Barneby
     Astragalus tegetarius S. Wats.

Common Name(s): mat milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192541, 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. tegetarius
                                                

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.
11943 Astragalus humistratus  var. humivagans   "groundcover milkvetch" same section
11949 Eriogonum cernuum  var. cernuum   "nodding wild buckwheat" same section
11946 Haplopappus lanceolatus      "lanceleaf goldenweed" same section
11955 Lappula occidentalis      "western stickseed" same section
11952 Lotus utahensis      "Utah bird's-foot trefoil" same section
11951 Lupinus kingii  var. kingii   "King's lupine" same section
11953 Nicotiana attenuata      "coyote tobacco" same section
11950 Oenothera pallida  var. pallida   "pale evening primrose" same section
11947 Orthocarpus purpureoalbus      "purplish white owl's-clover" same section
11983 Oxytropis deflexa  var. sericea   "blue nodding locoweed" same section
11945 Symphyotrichum ascendens      "western aster" same section
11948 Verbena bracteata      "bigbract verbena" same section
16803 Verbesina encelioides  var. exauriculata   "golden crownbeard" same section
11954 Verbesina encelioides  var. exauriculata   "golden crownbeard" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Berry Spring Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 1.1 mi. N   Flake Mountain West 
Lightning Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.1 mi. W   Bryce Canyon 
Johnson Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 1.4 mi. SW 7799  Bryce Canyon 
Coyote Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.5 mi. SE   Wilson Peak 
The Pine Hills (Summit) Garfield County, UT 1.6 mi. E 7842  Bryce Canyon 
Ahlstrom Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. S   Wilson Peak 
Daves Hollow Forest Service Station (Locale) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. SE 7694  Bryce Canyon 
Emery Valley (Basin) Garfield County, UT 2.3 mi. E 7618  Bryce Canyon 
Daves Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. SE   Bryce Canyon 
Mud Spring Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2.5 mi. E   Flake Mountain West 
Cabin Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.9 mi. NW   Bryce Canyon 
Corral Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. NW   Casto Canyon 
Berry Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. N 8055  Flake Mountain West 
East Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4 mi. S   Bryce Point 
Gussie Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.2 mi. E   Bryce Canyon 
Blue Fly Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.3 mi. S   Wilson Peak 
Mud Spring Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 4.3 mi. N 8127  Flake Mountain West 
Right Fork Blue Fly Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.3 mi. S   Wilson Peak 
Tropic Ditch (Canal) Garfield County, UT 4.1 mi. SE 7684  Bryce Canyon 
Bryce Canyon Airport (Airport) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. E 7586  Bryce Canyon 

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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