Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 12682 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus nuttallianus DC.
Infraspecific    var. micranthiformis Barneby
Common name   Colorado small-flowered milkvetch
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   5579  
Coll. Date 01 May 2007 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Emery County
Locality at base of Book Cliffs, Woodside-Lower Price River Road, ca. 2 miles east [of the canyon mouth];
     Elev.: 4563 ft. (1391 m.)
Habitat Notes Mancos Shale Formation, at base of Bookcliff Mts, salt desert shrub community, along bouldery draw. 
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° 15'  5" N, 110° 16'  8" 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 nuttallianus var. micranthiformis Barneby

Common Name(s): turkey peas, turkeypeas.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192670, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 12682s1.jpg specimen image: 12682d1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04203s3.jpg 
04203
specimen image: 05039s2.jpg 
05039
specimen image: 08168s1.jpg 
08168
specimen image: 08366s2.jpg 
08366
specimen image: 08696s2.jpg 
08696
specimen image: 08907s1.jpg 
08907
specimen image: 09192s3.jpg 
09192
specimen image: 09353s2.jpg 
09353
specimen image: 10243s1.jpg 
10243
specimen image: 11396d1.jpg 
11396
specimen image: 11396s1.jpg 
11396
specimen image: 11420s1.jpg 
11420
specimen image: 12583d1.jpg 
12583
specimen image: 12583s1.jpg 
12583

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12687 Cryptantha flava      "yellow cat's eye" same section
12685 Gaillardia flava      "yellow blanketflower" same section
12684 Hilaria jamesii      "James' galleta" same section
12681 Machaeranthera tanacetifolia      "tanseyleaf tansy aster" same section
12686 Phacelia crenulata  var. corrugata   "notch-leaf scorpionweed" same section
12683 Sphaeralcea parvifolia      "small-leaf globemallow" same section
12688 Xylorhiza venusta      "Cisco woody aster" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Trail Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 1.9 mi. SE   Turtle Canyon 
Little Park Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 1.9 mi. E   Lila Point 
Joe Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 2.6 mi. NE 5296  Turtle Canyon 
Water Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. SE   Turtle Canyon 
Long Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.7 mi. SE   Cliff 
Mount Elliott (Summit) Emery County, UT 5 mi. S 7074  Cliff 
Woodside (Populated Place) Emery County, UT 4.4 mi. W 4643  Woodside 
Beckwith Plateau (Plain) Emery County, UT 5.9 mi. SE 6257  Jenny Canyon 
Kiahtipes Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 6.5 mi. N 5013  Woodside 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus nuttallianus  DC.

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+nuttallianus

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