Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 16025 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus pubentissimus Torr. & Gray
Common name   Green River milkvetch
Collector(s)
D.M. Barnes   5604  
Coll. Date 02 May 2007 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Grand County
Locality Book Cliffs, Sego Canyon, [ca. 4 air miles N of Sego];
     Elev.: 6652 ft. (2028 m.)
Habitat Notes sage-oak community; pebbly-silty soil of outwash areas. 
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 39° 5'  31" N, 109° 41'  55" 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 pubentissimus Torr. & Gray

     Astragalus peabodianus M.E. Jones
     Astragalus pubentissimus var. peabodianus (M.E. Jones) Welsh

Common Name(s): Green River milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25645, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 16025a1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04218s3.jpg 
04218
specimen image: 07036s2.jpg 
07036
specimen image: 10442s2.jpg 
10442

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12698 Chaenactis stevioides      "desert pincushion" same section
12690 Cryptantha flavoculata      "rough-seeded cat's eye" same section
12692 Cryptantha osterhoutii      "Osterhout's cat's eye" same section
12699 Cymopterus purpurascens      "wide-winged spring parsley" same section
12693 Draba cuneifolia  var. cuneifolia   "wedge-leaf whitlow-cress" same section
12695 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" same section
12691 Euphorbia brachycera      "horned spurge" same section
12697 Ipomopsis pumila      "dwarf gilia" same section
12689 Lithospermum incisum      "narrow-leaf stoneseed" same section
12696 Lithospermum ruderale      "western stoneseed" same section
12694 Physaria grahamii      "Graham's twinpod" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Right Hand Thompson Canyon (Valley) Grand County, UT 3 mi. S   Bogart Canyon 
Renegade Canyon (Valley) Grand County, UT 2.7 mi. W   Floy Canyon South 
Hells Hole (Basin) Grand County, UT 3.6 mi. N 7681  Bogart Canyon 
Left Hand Nash Wash (Valley) Grand County, UT 3 mi. E   Bogart Canyon 
Surveyors Hole (Basin) Grand County, UT 3.8 mi. N 7556  Bogart Canyon 
Sego (Populated Place) Grand County, UT 4.1 mi. S 5729  Sego Canyon 
Deer Point (Cliff) Grand County, UT 3.5 mi. SW 7343  Floy Canyon South 
Renegade Point (Cliff) Grand County, UT 3.6 mi. W 7707  Floy Canyon South 
Sego Canyon (Valley) Grand County, UT 4.7 mi. S   Sego Canyon 
Sego Cemetery (Cemetery) Grand County, UT 4.8 mi. S 5571  Sego Canyon 
The Pines (Woods) Grand County, UT 4.7 mi. NE 7271  Bogart Canyon 
Beaver Hole (Basin) Grand County, UT 5.2 mi. NE 7166  Bogart Canyon 
Oak Springs (Spring) Grand County, UT 5.7 mi. N 8124  Bogart Canyon 
Sagers Canyon (Valley) Grand County, UT 6.5 mi. SE   Sego Canyon 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus pubentissimus  Torr. & 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+pubentissimus

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