Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 14014 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus beckwithii Torr. & Gray
Infraspecific    var. beckwithii 
Common name   Beckwith's milkvetch
Collector(s)
S. Hegji   1  
Coll. Date 27 April 2010 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah County
Locality 1 mile NE of Moark junction, where Highway 89 and 6 intersect;
     Elev.: 4772 ft. (1455 m.)
Habitat Notes gently sloping hillside, sand/gravel mix; Gambel oak, Gutierrezia, and grass. 
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 40° 5'  22.1" N, 111° 34'  57.4" 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 beckwithii var. beckwithii Torr. & Gray

Common Name(s): Beckwith's milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192374, click for more information and references)

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

Images

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.
00210 Calochortus nuttallii      "sego lily" 1.5 mi. NE
14024 Camelina microcarpa      "littlepod false flax" 2720 ft. SE
14016 Camelina microcarpa      "littlepod false flax" 2720 ft. SE
14015 Capsella bursa-pastoris      "shepherd's purse" 2720 ft. SE
14017 Chorispora tenella      "crossflower" 2720 ft. SE
00200 Oenothera pallida  var. pallida   "pale evening primrose" 1.5 mi. NE
00225 Robinia pseudoacacia      "black locust" 1.5 mi. NE

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Moark Junction (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2916 ft. SW 4826  Spanish Fork Peak 
Crowd Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. N   Spanish Fork Peak 
Spanish Fork Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. SW   Tucker 
Sutro (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. W 4764  Spanish Fork Peak 
Gomex (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. S 4899  Spanish Fork Peak 
Snell Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. SW   Spanish Fork Peak 
Dominguez Hill (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. SW 5010  Spanish Fork Peak 
Power Canal (Canal) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. S 4856  Spanish Fork Peak 
Mapleton Lateral (Canal) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. N 4817  Spanish Fork Peak 
Big Slide Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. NE   Spanish Fork Peak 
Mapleton Siding (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 4728  Spanish Fork Peak 
East Bench Canal (Canal) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. W 4744  Spanish Fork Peak 
Middle Slide Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. NE   Spanish Fork Peak 
East Bench (Bench) Utah County, UT 2 mi. NW 4738  Spanish Fork Peak 
KTMP-FM (Spanish Fork) (Tower) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. SW 6618  Spanish Fork Peak 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2.8 mi. N 4731  Springville 
Mapleton (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2.8 mi. N 4734  Springville 
Mapleton School (School) Utah County, UT 2.8 mi. N 4731  Springville 
Little Slide Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. NE   Spanish Fork Peak 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. W 4731  Spanish Fork Peak 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus beckwithii  Torr. & Gray

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+beckwithii

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