Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 02866 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus praelongus Sheldon
Infraspecific    var. praelongus 
Common name   stinking milkvetch
J. Uhl   s.n.  
Coll. Date 06 May 1990 
United States
Washington County
Locality Utah State Rt. 9, 3.7 miles W of west entrance to Zion National Park in unnamed wash, S of road.
Habitat Notes Cottonwood, grasses, sandy 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 37° 12'  27" N, 112° 58'  12" W
Township Range T41S, R10W  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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

     Astragalus praelongus var. praelongus Sheldon

     Astragalus pattersonii var. praelongus (Sheldon) M.E. Jones
     Astragalus recedens (Greene ex Rydb.) C.L. Porter
     Astragalus recendens Sheldon

Common Name(s): stinking milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192697, click for more information and references)

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


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.
05730 Aristida arizonica      "Arizona threeawn" 1.4 mi. SE
02478 Comandra umbellata     1.2 mi. SE
05732 Cupressus arizonica      "Arizona cypress" 1.4 mi. SE
06541 Erigeron bellidiastrum      "Clear Creek fleabane" same section
05731 Machaeranthera canescens      "gray tansy aster" 1.4 mi. SE
05735 Petradoria pumila  var. pumila   "common rock goldenrod" 1.4 mi. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bridge Mountain (Summit) Washington County, UT 1351 ft. SE 6569  Springdale East 
Watchman Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 2483 ft. SW 4311  Springdale East 
Oak Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 2583 ft. W   Springdale West 
Pine Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 0.6 mi. N   Springdale East 
Zion Canyon Visitor Center (Locale) Washington County, UT 0.6 mi. W 3983  Springdale East 
Watchman Residential Area (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 0.6 mi. SW 3963  Springdale East 
Virgin River Bridge (Bridge) Washington County, UT 0.7 mi. N 4023  Springdale East 
Zion Lodge (Locale) Washington County, UT 0.7 mi. W 4003  Springdale East 
Zion Nature Center (Locale) Washington County, UT 0.7 mi. W 3970  Springdale East 
Mount Spry (Summit) Washington County, UT 1 mi. N 5588  Springdale East 
Hepworth Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. E   Springdale East 
Oak Creek Residential Area (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1 mi. W 4042  Springdale East 
South Campground (Locale) Washington County, UT 1 mi. W 3927  Springdale East 
South Entrance (Locale) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. W 3911  Springdale East 
The Streaked Wall (Cliff) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. NW 4623  Springdale East 
Watchman Campground (Locale) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. SW 3914  Springdale East 
The East Temple (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. NE 7737  Springdale East 
Bee Hive (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. NW 6552  Springdale East 
The Watchman (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. S 6293  Springdale East 
Zion-Mount Carmel Highway Tunnel (Tunnel) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. E 5233  Springdale East 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus praelongus  Sheldon

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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