Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 13538 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus episcopus S. Watson
Infraspecific    var. episcopus 
Common name   Bishop's milkvetch
Collector(s)
W. Fertig   23891  
Coll. Date 24 May 2008 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Kane County
Locality Colorado Plateau, Vermilion Cliffs, ca 2.5 miles E of Cottonwood Canyon, 1.6 miles W of Kanab Creek and 1.1 miles N of AZ state line, ca 2.2 air miles SW of downtown Kanab.
    
Township Range T44S R6W S6 SE4NW4  
Datum Not recorded
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 episcopus var. episcopus S. Wats.

     Astragalus kaibensis M.E. Jones

Common Name(s): Bishop milkvetch, bishop's milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192481, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 13538s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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00983
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02003
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02034
specimen image: 05906s1.jpg 
05906
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05924
specimen image: 05973s1.jpg 
05973
specimen image: 07014s1.jpg 
07014
specimen image: 07037s1.jpg 
07037
specimen image: 09994s2.jpg 
09994
specimen image: 10178s1.jpg 
10178
specimen image: 10675s1.jpg 
10675
specimen image: 12123b1.jpg 
12123
specimen image: 12123a1.jpg 
12123
specimen image: 12123s2.jpg 
12123
specimen image: 12151s2.jpg 
12151

Nearby Accessions

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Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus episcopus  S. Watson

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+episcopus

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