Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 12956 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus spatulatus Sheldon
Common name   tufted milkvetch
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   5864  
Coll. Date 14 June 2007 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Uintah County
Locality [East Tavaputs Plateau], Book Cliffs, Seep Ridge, Seep Ridge Road;
     Elev.: 7210 ft. (2198 m.)
Habitat Notes sage-juniper community; rocky flats. 
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° 34'  21" N, 109° 23'  34" 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 spatulatus Sheldon

     Astragalus caespitosus (Nutt.) Gray
     Astragalus spatulatus var. uniflorus (Rydb.) Barneby
     Homalobus caespitosus Nutt.
     Orophaca caespitosa (Nutt.) Britt.

Common Name(s): tufted milkvetch, tufted milk-vetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25687, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 12956c2.jpg specimen image: 12956d2.jpg specimen image: 12956s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00989s1.jpg 
00989
specimen image: 06710s1.jpg 
06710
specimen image: 06785s1.jpg 
06785
specimen image: 10435s1.jpg 
10435
specimen image: 12377s2.jpg 
12377
specimen image: 14033s1.jpg 
14033
specimen image: 14033c1.jpg 
14033
specimen image: 14033b1.jpg 
14033
specimen image: 14033a1.jpg 
14033
specimen image: 15724s1.jpg 
15724
specimen image: 15747s1.jpg 
15747

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12951 Calylophus lavandulifolius      "lavender-leaf sundrops" same section
12955 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" same section
12957 Eremogone eastwoodiae      "Eastwood's sandwort" same section
12952 Erigeron compactus  var. consimilis   "San Rafael cushion-daisy" same section
12963 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. brevicaule   "short-stemmed wild buckwheat" same section
12958 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. brevicaule   "short-stemmed wild buckwheat" same section
12960 Euphorbia brachycera      "horned spurge" same section
12961 Mirabilis alipes      "winged four o'clock" same section
12959 Penstemon caespitosus  var. perbrevis   "short-leaf mat beardtongue" same section
12953 Physaria rectipes      "straight bladderpod" same section
12962 Stanleya pinnata  var. integrifolia   "golden princesplume" same section
12954 Xanthisma grindelioides     same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Pine Spring (Spring) Uintah County, UT 0.8 mi. W 7077  Pine Spring Canyon 
Seep Ridge (Ridge) Uintah County, UT 1.5 mi. N 7057  Pine Spring Canyon 
Hideout Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.4 mi. SW   Seep Canyon 
Little Johnny Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.7 mi. S   Seep Canyon 
Pine Spring Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.7 mi. SW   Pine Spring Canyon 
Big Asphalt Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 3 mi. SW   Pine Spring Canyon 
Dugout Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 3.1 mi. W   Pine Spring Canyon 
Little Asphalt Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 3.1 mi. SW   Pine Spring Canyon 
Left Fork Big Asphalt Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 3.4 mi. SW   Cedar Camp Canyon 
Right Fork Big Asphalt Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 3.4 mi. SW   Cedar Camp Canyon 
Jacks Wagon Road Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 4 mi. S   Seep Canyon 
Indian Ridge (Ridge) Uintah County, UT 4 mi. N 6667  Bates Knolls 
Park Ridge (Ridge) Uintah County, UT 3.8 mi. N 6660  Seep Canyon 
Mayos Cabin (Locale) Uintah County, UT 3.6 mi. NW 6818  Pine Spring Canyon 
Blind Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 3.7 mi. W   Pine Spring Canyon 
Berry Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 5 mi. S   Seep Canyon 
Wild Horse Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 3.8 mi. W   Pine Spring Canyon 
Twin Sump Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 4.7 mi. SW   Cedar Camp Canyon 
Wire Fence Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 5.2 mi. S   Cedar Camp Canyon 
Monument Ridge (Ridge) Uintah County, UT 5 mi. SE 7701  Seep Canyon 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus spatulatus  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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Astragalus+spatulatus

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