Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14938 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus  
Common name   milkvetch
Chris Jensen   9  
Coll. Date June 2008 
United States
Carbon County
Locality Price Canyon, Castle Gate vicinity, Rocky Mountain Power Plant, N of cooling towers;
     Elev.: 6217 ft. (1895 m.)
Habitat Notes gravel knoll; with sagebrush, pricky pears 
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° 43'  34.97" N, 110° 51'  54.37" 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.


No synonyms recognized in the ITIS database.


Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14142 Amelanchier alnifolia      "Saskatoon serviceberry" 1168 ft. W
14146 Clematis ligusticifolia      "white virgins-bower" 1168 ft. W
14143 Holodiscus dumosus      "mountainspray" 1168 ft. W
14148 Lycium barbarum      "matrimony vine" 1792 ft. W
14937 Penstemon carnosus      "fleshy beardtongue" same section
14939 Phacelia crenulata  var. corrugata   "notch-leaf scorpionweed" 926 ft. NW
14144 Philadelphus microphyllus      "little-leaf mock orange" 1168 ft. W
14147 Rhus aromatica  var. trilobata   "skunkbush sumac" 1168 ft. W
14140 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" 1168 ft. W
14141 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" 1168 ft. W
14145 Symphoricarpos oreophilus      "mountain snowberry" 1168 ft. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Willow Creek (Stream) Carbon County, UT 525 ft. N   Gray Head Peak 
Castle Gate (Locale) Carbon County, UT 809 ft. NW 6145  Helper 
Ketchum Mine (Mine) Carbon County, UT 2064 ft. N 6529  Helper 
Castle Gate Mine Number 1 (Mine) Carbon County, UT 2378 ft. NW 6195  Helper 
Barn Canyon (Valley) Carbon County, UT 0.8 mi. N   Matts Summit 
Castle Gate Mine Number 4 (Mine) Carbon County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 6227  Helper 
Castle Gate Mine Number 2 (Mine) Carbon County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 6277  Helper 
Gentile Wash (Valley) Carbon County, UT 1.1 mi. S   Standardville 
Castle Gate Cemetery (Cemetery) Carbon County, UT 0.9 mi. NE 6286  Helper 
Panther Canyon (Valley) Carbon County, UT 1.2 mi. S   Helper 
Price Canyon (Valley) Carbon County, UT 1.2 mi. S   Kyune 
Heiner (Populated Place) Carbon County, UT 1.3 mi. S 6037  Helper 
Panther Carbon Post Office (historical) (Post Office) Carbon County, UT 1.3 mi. S 6053  Helper 
Martin (Populated Place) Carbon County, UT 1.7 mi. S 5935  Helper 
Royal (Populated Place) Carbon County, UT 1.6 mi. N 6208  Standardville 
Rolapp Mine (Mine) Carbon County, UT 1.6 mi. NW 6378  Standardville 
Hardscrabble Canyon (Valley) Carbon County, UT 1.8 mi. S   Standardville 
Bear Canyon (Valley) Carbon County, UT 1.6 mi. NW   Standardville 
The Castle Gate (Gap) Carbon County, UT 1.8 mi. N 6332  Standardville 
Saint Anthony School (School) Carbon County, UT 2.3 mi. S 5883  Helper 


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