Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 16843 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus preussii A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. laxiflorus A. Gray
Common name   Preuss' milkvetch
Collector(s)
Steve Hegji   0168  
Coll. Date 08 March 2012 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Nevada
Clark County
Locality North Shore Drive, 3 km west of Black Mesa;
     Elev.: 1522 ft. (464 m.)
Habitat Notes roadside. 
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 36° 23'  9.43" N, 114° 25'  56.74" 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 preussii var. laxiflorus Gray

     Astragalus crotalariae var. davidsonii (Rydb.) Munz & McBurney

Common Name(s): Preuss milkvetch, Preuss' milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192701, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 16843s1.jpg specimen image: 16843a1.jpg specimen image: 16843b1.jpg specimen image: 16843c1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05923s1.jpg 
05923
specimen image: 05964s1.jpg 
05964
specimen image: 06984s1.jpg 
06984
specimen image: 13148s1.jpg 
13148
specimen image: 13472s1.jpg 
13472

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Blue Point Spring (Spring) Clark County, NV 1167 ft. N 1542  Valley of Fire East 
Blue Point (Summit) Clark County, NV 2973 ft. NW 2097  Valley of Fire East 
Rogers Spring (Spring) Clark County, NV 0.8 mi. SW 1598  Valley of Fire East 
Slim Creek (Stream) Clark County, NV 1.1 mi. E   Valley of Fire East 
Stewarts Point (Populated Place) Clark County, NV 1.4 mi. E 1280  Valley of Fire East 
Bluepoint Bay (Bay) Clark County, NV 1.7 mi. SE 1204  Echo Bay 
Rogers Wash (Stream) Clark County, NV 2 mi. S   Valley of Fire East 
Stewarts Point (Cape) Clark County, NV 1.8 mi. E 1237  Valley of Fire East 
Valley of Fire Wash (Stream) Clark County, NV 2.2 mi. NE   Valley of Fire West 
Valley of Fire (Valley) Clark County, NV 2.2 mi. NE   Valley of Fire West 
Stewarts Bay (Bay) Clark County, NV 2.2 mi. E 1204  Valley of Fire East 
North Fork Valley of Fire Wash (Stream) Clark County, NV 2.5 mi. NW   Valley of Fire East 
Rogers Bay (Bay) Clark County, NV 2.8 mi. S 1204  Echo Bay 
Overton Arm (Bay) Clark County, NV 2.8 mi. SE 1204  Echo Bay 
Fire Bay (Bay) Clark County, NV 2.7 mi. E 1204  Valley of Fire East 
Dugway Hill (historical) (Summit) Clark County, NV 2.7 mi. E 1247  Valley of Fire East 
Black Ridge Island (Island) Clark County, NV 2.7 mi. E 1247  Valley of Fire East 
Elephant Rock (Summit) Clark County, NV 3.3 mi. N 1857  Valley of Fire East 
Arrowhead Trail Historic Marker (Park) Clark County, NV 3.3 mi. N 1755  Valley of Fire East 
Captain John J Clark Memorial Monument (Park) Clark County, NV 3.4 mi. NW 1673  Valley of Fire East 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus preussii  A. 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+preussii

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