Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 13618 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus proimanthus Barneby
Common name   precocious milkvetch
W. Fertig   23249  
Coll. Date 03 June 2007 
United States
Sweetwater County
Locality Green River Basin, ridge system ca. 1 mile N of Henry's Fork of the Green River and 0.25 miles W of Sweetwater Co Road # 1, ca. 2.25 miles N of junction with Wyoming Highway 414 and 2.5 air miles WNW of McKinnon.
     Elev.: 7050 ft. (2149 m.)
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 41° 3'  42.8" N, 109° 56'  41.57" W
Datum NAD83 
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 proimanthus Barneby

     Orophaca proimantha (Barneby) Isely

Common Name(s): precocious milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25641, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 13618s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Rendezvous (Populated Place) Sweetwater County, WY 0.7 mi. SW 6838  McKinnon 
Birch Creek (Stream) Daggett County, UT 0.9 mi. SW   Hoop Lake 
Birch Creek (Stream) Sweetwater County, WY 0.9 mi. SW   Phil Pico Mountain 
Coon Hollow (Valley) Sweetwater County, WY 1.3 mi. SE   Phil Pico Mountain 
Indian Mine (Mine) Sweetwater County, WY 1.6 mi. E 6861  McKinnon 
Antler Reservoir (Reservoir) Sweetwater County, WY 1.7 mi. W 7199  McKinnon 
McKinnon Cemetery (Cemetery) Sweetwater County, WY 2.2 mi. S 7126  McKinnon 
McKinnon Middle School (School) Sweetwater County, WY 2.4 mi. S 7048  McKinnon 
McKinnon (Populated Place) Sweetwater County, WY 2.4 mi. S 7048  McKinnon 
Branch Reservoir (Reservoir) Sweetwater County, WY 2.3 mi. NE 7159  McKinnon 
Welch Hollow (Valley) Sweetwater County, WY 2 mi. E   McKinnon 
Burntfork Cemetery (Cemetery) Sweetwater County, WY 2.9 mi. SW 7054  McKinnon 
Hisey Hollow (Valley) Sweetwater County, WY 3 mi. E   McKinnon 
Phil Mass Reservoir (Reservoir) Sweetwater County, WY 3.8 mi. N 8275  McKinnon 
Interstate Canal (Canal) Sweetwater County, WY 3.8 mi. S 7527  McKinnon 
Shelton Lake (Lake) Sweetwater County, WY 4 mi. N 8042  McKinnon 
Hisey Hollow (Valley) Sweetwater County, WY 3.1 mi. E   McKinnon 
Burnt Fork (Stream) Sweetwater County, WY 3.3 mi. SW   Hoop Lake 
Burnt Fork (Stream) Summit County, UT 3.3 mi. SW   Chepeta Lake 
Cedar Mountain (Summit) Sweetwater County, WY 4.6 mi. N 8304  Horse Ranch 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus proimanthus  Barneby

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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