Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 15967 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus spatulatus Sheldon
Common name   tufted milkvetch
Collector(s)
R.D. Fitts   2009-16  
Coll. Date 03 June 2009 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Uintah County
Locality Weaver Ridge;
     Elev.: 6200 ft. (1890 m.)
Habitat Notes on rimrock; with pinyon-juniper. 
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° 55'  47.52" N, 109° 4'  17.36" W
UTM 12 4421755N  664791E 
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 spatulatus Sheldon

     Astragalus caespitosus (Nutt.) Gray
     Astragalus spatulatus var. uniflorus (Rydb.) Barneby
     Homalobus caespitosus Nutt.
     Orophaca caespitosa (Nutt.) Britt.

Common Name(s): tufted milkvetch, tufted milk-vetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25687, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00989s1.jpg 
00989
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06710
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06785
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10435
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12377
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12956
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12956
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12956
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14033
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14033
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14033
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14033
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15724
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15747

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15968 Boechera selbyi     875 ft. NW
15956 Penstemon fremontii      "Fremont's beardtongue" 1.4 mi. SW
14028 Schoenocrambe linifolia      "flaxleaf plainsmustard" same section
15961 Thelypodiopsis elegans      "Westwater tumblemustard" same section
15957 Thelypodiopsis elegans      "Westwater tumblemustard" 1.4 mi. SW
14027 Thlaspi montanum     same section
15985 Townsendia incana      "silvery Townsend-daisy" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Weaver Ridge (Ridge) Uintah County, UT 1 mi. N 6168  Weaver Ridge 
Hells Hole Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.6 mi. SE   Banta Ridge 
Gilsonite Hills (Range) Rio Blanco County, CO 3.3 mi. E 6900  Weaver Ridge 
Cripple Horse Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 4.3 mi. N   Weaver Ridge 
Weaver Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 4.6 mi. N   Weaver Ridge 
Hells Hole Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 4.3 mi. NW   Weaver Ridge 
Weaver Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 4.6 mi. N   Weaver Ridge 
Cowboy Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 5 mi. N   Walsh Knolls 
Duck Rock (Pillar) Uintah County, UT 4.4 mi. W 5177  Southam Canyon 
Evacuation Creek (Stream) Uintah County, UT 4.8 mi. NW   Davis Canyon 
Lower Cottonwood Reservoir (Reservoir) Rio Blanco County, CO 5.6 mi. NE 5443  Banta Ridge 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus spatulatus  Sheldon

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+spatulatus

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