Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 15121 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus kentrophyta A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. elatus S. Watson
Common name   tall spiny milkvetch
Collector(s)
M. Hagebusch   98  
Coll. Date 02 August 2008 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Sevier County
Locality N side of FR113, 0.6 mi SW of Fremont Indian State Park (Exit 17) along I-70, mouth of Mill Creek;
     Elev.: 6200 ft. (1890 m.)
Habitat Notes on gypsum hillside; montane 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° 33'  43" N, 112° 21'  59" W
Township Range T26S, R4.5W, S9, NW1/4  
Datum NAD27 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)

Taxonomy


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

     Astragalus kentrophyta var. elatus S. Wats.

     Astragalus impensis (Rydb.) Woot. & Standl.
     Astragalus kentrophyta ssp. elatus (S. Wats.) W.A. Weber

Common Name(s): tall spiny milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=526905, click for more information and references)

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

Images

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Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Belknap Ranger Station (Locale) Sevier County, UT 2481 ft. E 6027  Marysvale Canyon 
Joe Lott Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 2742 ft. E   Mount Belknap 
Castle Rock Campground (Locale) Sevier County, UT 0.8 mi. SE 6227  Marysvale Canyon 
Whiskey Spring Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 1.1 mi. NE   Marysvale Canyon 
Clear Creek Canyon (Valley) Sevier County, UT 1.3 mi. NE   Trail Mountain 
Mill Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 1.4 mi. NE   Mount Belknap 
The Narrows (Gap) Sevier County, UT 1.5 mi. N 6106  Trail Mountain 
Maple Spring Hollow (Valley) Sevier County, UT 1.6 mi. SW   Marysvale Canyon 
Dry Canyon (Valley) Piute County, UT 1.5 mi. E   Mount Brigham 
Pole Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 1.8 mi. NW   Joseph Peak 
Sevier Canyon (Valley) Piute County, UT 1.8 mi. SW   Trail Mountain 
Whiskey Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 2.1 mi. N 6637  Marysvale Canyon 
North Cedars (Woods) Sevier County, UT 1.8 mi. W 6939  Trail Mountain 
Mud Flats (Flat) Sevier County, UT 1.9 mi. W 6756  Trail Mountain 
Dry Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 2 mi. NE   Mount Brigham 
First Spring Hollow (Valley) Sevier County, UT 1.9 mi. E   Marysvale Canyon 
Fremont Indian State Park (Park) Sevier County, UT 2.3 mi. NE 6158  Marysvale Canyon 
Red Narrows (Valley) Sevier County, UT 2.7 mi. SW   Trail Mountain 
Prince Valley (Basin) Sevier County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 7435  Marysvale Canyon 
Maple Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 3 mi. S 7924  Marysvale Canyon 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus kentrophyta  A. 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+kentrophyta

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