Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 12537 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus  
Common name   milkvetch
R. Van Buren   1256  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 30 May 2006 
United States
Emery County
Locality San Rafael Swell, Limestone Bench, W side of Buckhorn Draw Rd, hills between Road Draw & Window Blind Peak;
     Elev.: 5410 ft. (1649 m.)
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'  2.84" N, 110° 41'  23.32" 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.
Voucher Voucher for "Woody Plants of Utah" by R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper, J. Cooper 
Specimen Notes Journal Code: L13S2. 


No synonyms recognized in the ITIS database.


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 12537s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
00969 Aliciella stenothyrsa      "Uinta Basin gilia" 1.6 mi. N
08409 Aliciella stenothyrsa      "Uinta Basin gilia" 2400 ft. NW
03959 Asclepias cryptoceras      "pallid milkweed" 1 mi. W
00967 Asclepias cryptoceras  var. cryptoceras   "pallid milkweed" 1.6 mi. N
12538 Astragalus       "milkvetch" same section
04053 Astragalus amphioxys  var. amphioxys   "crescent milkvetch" 1.6 mi. N
00971 Astragalus asclepiadoides      "milkweed milkvetch" 1.6 mi. N
08411 Astragalus asclepiadoides      "milkweed milkvetch" 2400 ft. NW
04040 Astragalus asclepiadoides      "milkweed milkvetch" 1.6 mi. N
00972 Astragalus coltonii  var. coltonii   "Colton's milkvetch" 1.6 mi. N
03989 Astragalus cymboides      "canoe milkvetch" 1.6 mi. N
03988 Astragalus cymboides      "canoe milkvetch" 1.6 mi. N
08408 Astragalus lonchocarpus      "greater rushy milkvetch" 2400 ft. NW
03993 Astragalus lonchocarpus      "greater rushy milkvetch" 1.6 mi. N
04052 Cryptantha flava      "yellow cat's eye" 1.6 mi. N
08407 Cryptantha jonesiana      "Jones' cat's eye" 2400 ft. NW
00968 Enceliopsis nudicaulis      "nakedstem sunray" 1.6 mi. N
04054 Erigeron compactus  var. consimilis   "San Rafael cushion-daisy" 1.6 mi. N
08410 Erigeron pulcherrimus      "plateau fleabane" 2400 ft. NW
04057 Eriogonum shockleyi      "Shockley's wild buckwheat" 1.6 mi. N
02877 Hilaria jamesii      "James' galleta" 1 mi. W
04055 Hilaria jamesii      "James' galleta" 1.6 mi. N
00970 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. arizonica   "Arizona four-nerve daisy" 1.6 mi. N
04056 Hymenoxys richardsonii  var. floribunda   "Colorado rubberweed" 1.6 mi. N
04058 Sclerocactus whipplei  var. roseus  1.6 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Limestone Bench (Bench) Emery County, UT 1.6 mi. SE 5748  Bottleneck Peak 
Bottleneck Peak (Summit) Emery County, UT 1.8 mi. N 6349  Bottleneck Peak 
Window Blind Peak (Summit) Emery County, UT 1.9 mi. E 6831  Bottleneck Peak 
Assembly Hall Peak (Summit) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. NE 5948  Bottleneck Peak 
Road Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.1 mi. N   Bottleneck Peak 
San Rafael Bridge Campground (Locale) Emery County, UT 3.4 mi. N 5102  Bottleneck Peak 
Cottonwood Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.5 mi. S   Drowned Hole Draw 
No Mans Mountain (Summit) Emery County, UT 3 mi. W 6526  Bottleneck Peak 
Buckhorn Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.7 mi. NE   Buckhorn Reservoir 
Sids Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.1 mi. S   The Wickiup 
Three Coves Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 4.1 mi. SE 5807  The Wickiup 
Sids Holes (Spring) Emery County, UT 4.8 mi. S 5899  The Wickiup 
Cane Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.6 mi. N   The Blocks 
Mexican Seep (Spring) Emery County, UT 4.4 mi. SW 5834  The Wickiup 
Sids Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 4.9 mi. S 5906  The Wickiup 
Calf Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 5.1 mi. N   Bob Hill Knoll 
Emery County (Civil) Emery County, UT 4.5 mi. SE 5801  The Wickiup 
Little Grand Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 5.1 mi. N   Sids Mountain 
Good Water Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 5.1 mi. N   Bottleneck Peak 
Pine Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 5.3 mi. N   Devils Hole 


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