Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14058 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus cicer L.
Common name   chickpea milkvetch
S. Hegji   46  
Coll. Date 15 June 2010 
United States
Utah County
Locality Hobble Creek Canyon, S side of the road, near the catch basin;
     Elev.: 4904 ft. (1495 m.)
Habitat Notes grassy hillside, scattered Ulmus pumila. 
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° 9'  13.8" N, 111° 32'  35.3" 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 cicer L.

Common Name(s): cicer milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25464, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 14058a1.jpg specimen image: 14058b1.jpg specimen image: 14058c1.jpg specimen image: 14058s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 06834s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14059 Asperugo procumbens      "German-madwort" same section
15308 Berberis repens      "Oregongrape" same section
15307 Cardaria       "whitetop" 892 ft. NW
08480 Chaenomeles speciosa      "flowering quince" 1.6 mi. N
15349 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" same section
15350 Cotoneaster simonsii      "Simons' cotoneaster" same section
15296 Erysimum       "wallflower" 871 ft. NW
08481 Iberis gibraltarica      "Gibraltar candytuft" 1.6 mi. N
07296 Matricaria parthenium      "feverfew" 1.4 mi. SE
15074 Rhus glabra      "smooth sumac" 1.4 mi. W
15348 Solanum dulcamara      "climbing nightshade" same section
08479 Tulipa gesneriana      "common tulip" 1.6 mi. N
15306 Zigadenus paniculatus      "foothill death camas" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Rattlesnake Point (Summit) Utah County, UT 2894 ft. SW 5502  Springville 
Ether Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. SW   Springville 
Burt Spring Pond (Lake) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. W 4820  Springville 
Ether Peak (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 7500  Springville 
Deadmans Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1 mi. W   Springville 
Maple Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. S   Billies Mountain 
Magpie Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. S   Springville 
Serviceberry Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. S   Spanish Fork Peak 
Maple Slide Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. S   Spanish Fork Peak 
Osler Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. W 4803  Springville 
Konold Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. W 4853  Springville 
Whiting Camp (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. SE 5460  Springville 
Powerhouse Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. NE 7904  Springville 
Right Fork Maple Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. SE   Spanish Fork Peak 
Spring Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. W   Springville 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. W 4754  Springville 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. SW 4764  Springville 
Little Slide Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. S   Spanish Fork Peak 
Grindstone Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. E   Granger Mountain 
Spillway Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. E   Springville 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus cicer  L.

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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