Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 13586 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus mollissimus Torr.
Infraspecific    var. thompsoniae (S. Watson) Barneby
Common name   Thompson's woolly milkvetch
Collector(s)
W. Fertig   23797  
Coll. Date 05 May 2008 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Garfield County
Locality Escalante River drainage, divide ca 0.4 miles NW of confluence of Nazer Draw and main stem of Deer Creek, ca 2 air miles ENE of Boulder.
     Elev.: 6190 ft. (1887 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 37° 54'  36.97" N, 111° 22'  54.91" W
Township Range T33S R5E S29 NW4NW4  
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.

Taxonomy


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

     Astragalus mollissimus var. thompsoniae (S. Wats.) Barneby

     Astragalus bigelovii var. thompsoniae (S. Wats.) M.E. Jones
     Astragalus thompsonae
     Astragalus thompsoniae S. Wats.

Common Name(s): Thompson woolly milkvetch, Thompson's woolly milkvetch, woolly locoweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192649, click for more information and references)

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

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.
13602 Allium macropetalum      "large-flowered wild onion" 906 ft. SE
13588 Arctostaphylos patula      "greenleaf manzanita" 1382 ft. S
01391 Artemisia carruthii      "Pacific sagewort" same section
13585 Castilleja scabrida  var. scabrida   "rough paintbrush" same section
13597 Cryptantha cinerea  var. pustulosa   "blistered James' cat's eye" same section
01392 Tradescantia occidentalis      "prairie spiderwort" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Slickrock Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.1 mi. SE   Steep Creek Bench 
Frisky Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 1.6 mi. N   Lower Bowns Reservoir 
Lizzie Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 1.6 mi. N   Boulder Town 
Long Neck Cabin (Locale) Garfield County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 6982  Steep Creek Bench 
Long Neck (Cape) Garfield County, UT 1.8 mi. NE 6985  Steep Creek Bench 
Sadies Nipple (Pillar) Garfield County, UT 1.7 mi. W 6654  Boulder Town 
Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. SE   Lower Bowns Reservoir 
Sugarloaf (Summit) Garfield County, UT 1.9 mi. SW 6828  Boulder Town 
Anasazi Historical Site (Park) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. W 6585  Boulder Town 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. W 6654  Boulder Town 
Boulder Post Office (Post Office) Garfield County, UT 2.1 mi. W 6683  Boulder Town 
Thompson Ledge (Bench) Garfield County, UT 2.2 mi. W 6628  Boulder Town 
Boulder Town (Populated Place) Garfield County, UT 2.2 mi. W 6700  Boulder Town 
Boulder School (School) Garfield County, UT 2.3 mi. W 6710  Boulder Town 
Nazer Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. W   Boulder Town 
Boulder Cemetery (Cemetery) Garfield County, UT 2.5 mi. W 6811  Boulder Town 
Schoolhouse Ledge (Cliff) Garfield County, UT 2.5 mi. W 6847  Boulder Town 
Hot Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.2 mi. SE   Steep Creek Bench 
Short Neck (Cape) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. N 7697  Boulder Town 
Durffey Mesa (Summit) Garfield County, UT 4 mi. S 6614  Calf Creek 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus mollissimus  Torr.

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+mollissimus

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