Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 13998 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus cymboides M.E. Jones
Common name   canoe milkvetch
J.G. Harris   4741  
   with D.L. Taylor
Coll. Date 01 May 2008 
United States
Emery County
Locality along the Green River, ca 10.8 km due SSW of the town of Green River;
     Elev.: 4067 ft. (1240 m.)
Habitat Notes Morrison Formation; salt desert shrub community. 
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 38° 53'  31" N, 110° 9'  51" 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.


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

     Astragalus cymboides M.E. Jones

     Astragalus amphioxys var. cymbellus M.E. Jones

Common Name(s): canoe milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25488, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00974s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03988s1.jpg 
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specimen image: 12103b1.jpg 
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specimen image: 12103d1.jpg 
specimen image: 12103c1.jpg 
specimen image: 12103s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12112a1.jpg 
specimen image: 12112s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
13999 Artemisia spinescens      "bud sage" same section
07847 Atriplex corrugata      "mat saltbush" 1116 ft. N
13996 Atriplex gardneri  var. cuneata  same section
13994 Cryptantha flava      "yellow cat's eye" same section
13995 Cymopterus bulbosus      "onion spring parsley" same section
13997 Eremopyrum triticeum      "annual wheatgrass" same section
13993 Eriogonum fusiforme      "Grand Valley desert trumpet" same section
07846 Haplopappus rusbyi      "Rusby's goldenbush" 1116 ft. N
13992 Pleuraphis jamesii      "James' galleta" same section
14000 Stenogonum salsuginosum      "smooth two-whorl buckwheat" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Ninemile Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 1.2 mi. NW   Jessies Twist 
Fivemile Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 1.5 mi. N   Jessies Twist 
Salt Wash (Valley) Grand County, UT 2.6 mi. SE   Dee Pass 
Green River State Park (Park) Emery County, UT 3 mi. N 4124  Green River 
Little Grand Wash (Valley) Grand County, UT 3.2 mi. NE   Crescent Junction 
Crystal Geyser (Spring) Grand County, UT 3.6 mi. NE 4078  Green River 
Horse Bench Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 4 mi. SW 4213  Horse Bench East 
Horse Bench Dam (Dam) Emery County, UT 4 mi. SW 4213  Horse Bench East 
Dry Lake Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 5.2 mi. S   Horse Bench East 
Dellenbaugh Butte (Summit) Grand County, UT 5.4 mi. SE 4232  Green River SE 
Green River Heliport (Airport) Emery County, UT 5.9 mi. N 4242  Green River 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus cymboides  M.E. Jones

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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