Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 15882 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus eurekensis M.E. Jones
Common name   Eureka milkvetch
Collector(s)
S. Hegji   107  
Coll. Date 21 May 2011 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Tooele County
Locality Rush Valley, junction of Highway 199 and Big Hollow Road;
     Elev.: 5573 ft. (1699 m.)
Habitat Notes juniper forest. 
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 40° 20'  5.64" N, 112° 30'  33.37" 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.

Taxonomy


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

     Astragalus eurekensis M.E. Jones

Common Name(s): Eureka milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25512, click for more information and references)

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

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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06695
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10294
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11652
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11652
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11652
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11675
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11675
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11675
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12636
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12636
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12745
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15881 Physaria chambersii      "Chambers' twinpod" 245 ft. NE

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Big Hollow (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1001 ft. SW   Deseret Peak East 
Serviceberry Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1.4 mi. S   Johnson Pass 
Clover Cemetery (Cemetery) Tooele County, UT 1.6 mi. E 5309  Saint John 
Chokecherry Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.1 mi. S   Johnson Pass 
Settlement Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.2 mi. S   Johnson Pass 
Vickory Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.4 mi. W   Deseret Peak East 
Slate Rock Hollow (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. NW   Deseret Peak East 
Cave Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.3 mi. S   Johnson Pass 
Clover (Populated Place) Tooele County, UT 2.5 mi. E 5171  Saint John 
Saint Jeor Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.5 mi. S   Johnson Pass 
Grantee Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 3.2 mi. NW 6582  Johnson Pass 
Lee Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.6 mi. S   Johnson Pass 
Saint John Cemetery (Cemetery) Tooele County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 5112  Saint John 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Tooele County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 5079  Saint John 
Johnson Pass (Gap) Tooele County, UT 3.1 mi. W 6444  Johnson Pass 
Chokecherry Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 3.6 mi. NW 6529  Deseret Peak East 
Saint John (Populated Place) Tooele County, UT 3.3 mi. NE 5066  Saint John 
Cow Hollow (Valley) Tooele County, UT 4.1 mi. N   Deseret Peak East 
Big Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 4.4 mi. S   Johnson Pass 
Slate Rock Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 4.1 mi. N 8268  Deseret Peak East 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus eurekensis  M.E. Jones

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+eurekensis

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