Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 12441 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus purshii Douglas ex Hook.
Infraspecific    var. purshii 
Common name   woollypod milkvetch
C.H. Refsdal   3541  
   with S. Goodrich
Coll. Date 05 June 1995 
United States
Daggett County
Locality southwestern Wyoming and adjacent Utah, Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area, ca 6 air miles E of Manila.
     Elev.: 6080 ft. (1854 m.)
Habitat Notes S aspect, gravelly benches, quarternary, salt desert shrubs. 
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° 59'  45" N, 109° 35'  46" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Astragalus purshii var. purshii Dougl. ex Hook.

     Astragalus incurvus (Rydb.) Abrams
     Astragalus purshii var. interior M.E. Jones

Common Name(s): Pursh's milkvetch, Pursh's milk-vetch, woollypod milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192724, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 12441s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00379s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03956s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13490s1.jpg 
specimen image: 14046s1.jpg 
specimen image: 14046b1.jpg 
specimen image: 14046a1.jpg 
specimen image: 15877s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15877a1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Lucerne Valley Development (Locale) Daggett County, UT 0.7 mi. SE 6096  Flaming Gorge 
Lucerne Valley Campground (Locale) Daggett County, UT 0.9 mi. S 6067  Flaming Gorge 
Lucerne Valley Campground (Locale) Daggett County, UT 0.9 mi. S 6060  Flaming Gorge 
Lucerne Point Group Site (Park) Daggett County, UT 0.9 mi. SE 6086  Flaming Gorge 
Linwood Bay (Bay) Daggett County, UT 1 mi. SW 6044  Flaming Gorge 
Lucerne Valley Marina (Locale) Daggett County, UT 1 mi. SE 6044  Flaming Gorge 
Lucerne Valley (Valley) Daggett County, UT 1.1 mi. S   Jessen Butte 
Spring Creek (Stream) Daggett County, UT 1.4 mi. E   Hawks Nest 
Spring Creek (Stream) Sweetwater County, WY 1.4 mi. E   Hawks Nest 
Flaming Gorge (historical) (Valley) Daggett County, UT 2.3 mi. S 6044  Flaming Gorge 
Finch Draw (Valley) Daggett County, UT 2.1 mi. SW   Manila 
Henrys Fork (Stream) Daggett County, UT 2.4 mi. S   Manila 
Flaming Gorge Valley (Valley) Daggett County, UT 2.9 mi. S   Flaming Gorge 
Linwood (historical) (Locale) Daggett County, UT 2.7 mi. W 6044  Manila 
John Jarvie Mine (Mine) Sweetwater County, WY 2.8 mi. W 6224  Linwood Canyon 
Horseshoe Canyon (Valley) Daggett County, UT 3.5 mi. S   Flaming Gorge 
South Valley (Valley) Daggett County, UT 2.9 mi. SW   Manila 
Chokecherry Draw (Valley) Daggett County, UT 3.2 mi. SE   Flaming Gorge 
Antelope Flat Campground (Locale) Daggett County, UT 3.1 mi. SE 6073  Flaming Gorge 
Antelope Flat Campground (Locale) Daggett County, UT 3.2 mi. SE 6073  Flaming Gorge 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus purshii  Douglas ex Hook.

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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