Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 12101 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus musiniensis M.E. Jones
Common name   Ferron milkvetch
J.G. Harris   4139  
   with M.W. Harris
Coll. Date 07 May 2006 
United States
Emery County
Locality San Rafael Swell, Horn Silver Gulch.
     Elev.: 5674 ft. (1730 m.)
Habitat Notes Entrada Formation, Ephedra 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 39° 2'  28" N, 110° 58'  15" 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.


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

     Astragalus musiniensis M.E. Jones

Common Name(s): Ferron's milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25596, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 09419s1.jpg 
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specimen image: 12658c1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12104 Amelanchier utahensis      "Utah serviceberry" same section
12099 Asclepias cryptoceras      "pallid milkweed" same section
12102 Astragalus asclepiadoides      "milkweed milkvetch" same section
12103 Astragalus cymboides      "canoe milkvetch" same section
12097 Castilleja scabrida  var. scabrida   "rough paintbrush" same section
00716 Enceliopsis nutans      "nodding sunray" 1.1 mi. E
12098 Physaria acutifolia  var. acutifolia   "sharpleaf twinpod" same section
12100 Streptanthus cordatus  var. cordatus   "heart-leaf twistflower" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Molen Seep Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 0.6 mi. W   Ferron 
Oscars Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 1.4 mi. N 5758  Horn Silver Gulch 
Cinderella Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 1.9 mi. NW 5834  Horn Silver Gulch 
Bellevue Flats (Flat) Emery County, UT 2.1 mi. SE 5670  Horn Silver Gulch 
Red Hole Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.7 mi. S   Short Canyon 
Wood Hollow (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. SE   Sid And Charley 
Red Point Reservoir (Lake) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. NE 5696  Horn Silver Gulch 
Horn Silver Gulch (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. E   Horn Silver Gulch 
Coal Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. E   Sid And Charley 
The Red Ledges (Ridge) Emery County, UT 3 mi. NE 5653  Horn Silver Gulch 
Molen Tanks (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 3.3 mi. SW 5903  Molen 
Dog Hollow (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.7 mi. SW   Short Canyon 
Eagle Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.1 mi. S   San Rafael Knob 
Yellow Seep Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.4 mi. W   Molen 
Kings Crown (Summit) Emery County, UT 3.5 mi. W 6204  Molen 
South Sand Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 4.6 mi. N 5601  Horn Silver Gulch 
Dog Hollow Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 4.7 mi. SW 5932  Short Canyon 
The Drips (Spring) Emery County, UT 4.3 mi. SE 5640  Horn Silver Gulch 
Hendrick Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 4.9 mi. NE 5522  Horn Silver Gulch 
Shearing Corral Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.5 mi. NW   Molen 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus musiniensis  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

Google Images

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