Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03773 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus megacarpus (Nutt.) A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. parryi A. Gray ex S. Watson
Common name   Parry's bladderpod milkvetch
L. Mestman   s.n.  
Coll. Date 21 May 1999 
United States
Juab County
Locality off exit 225 on I-15, east for .8 miles Nephi Canyon.
     Elev.: 5300 ft. (1616 m.)
Habitat Notes mountain brush community; on arapien tallus soil, small stream to the west. 
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° 43'  30" N, 110° 20'  9" W
Township Range T13S, R14E, Sec. 3  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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

     Astragalus megacarpus (Nutt.) Gray

     Astragalus megacarpus var. parryi Gray ex S. Wats.

Common Name(s): bladdery milkvetch, great bladdery milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25576, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03773s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00804s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03037s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09011s2.jpg 
specimen image: 09066s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10295s2.jpg 
specimen image: 13488s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
03774 Physaria chambersii      "Chambers' twinpod" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Horse Ridge (Ridge) Carbon County, UT 0.7 mi. N 8511  Bruin Point 
South Ridge (Ridge) Carbon County, UT 1.2 mi. S 8708  Bruin Point 
West Tavaputs Plateau (Flat) Carbon County, UT 1.9 mi. N 8478  Bruin Point 
Bus Spring (Spring) Carbon County, UT 1.8 mi. SE 8262  Bruin Point 
Interplanetary Airstrip (historical) (Airport) Carbon County, UT 3.7 mi. N 7618  Currant Canyon 
Mac Spring (Spring) Carbon County, UT 3.3 mi. SE 7993  Bruin Point 
Mount Bartles (Summit) Carbon County, UT 3.3 mi. SW 9915  Mount Bartles 
Stone Cabin Gas Field (Oilfield) Carbon County, UT 4 mi. N 7589  Currant Canyon 
Cold Spring (Spring) Carbon County, UT 3.8 mi. SE 8157  Bruin Point 
Cold Spring Draw (Valley) Carbon County, UT 3.6 mi. E   Bruin Point 
Maverick Spring (Spring) Carbon County, UT 4.3 mi. SE 8012  Bruin Point 
Burnt Cabin Spring (Spring) Carbon County, UT 5.1 mi. S 9197  Bruin Point 
Argyle Creek (Stream) Duchesne County, UT 5.3 mi. N   Jones Hollow 
Prickly Pear Canyon (Valley) Carbon County, UT 4.3 mi. E   Currant Canyon 
Harmon Canyon (Valley) Carbon County, UT 5.5 mi. N   Currant Canyon 
Argyle Canyon (Valley) Carbon County, UT 5.5 mi. N   Jones Hollow 
Daddy Spring (Spring) Carbon County, UT 4.5 mi. SE 7901  Bruin Point 
Sheep Canyon (Valley) Carbon County, UT 5.6 mi. N   Mount Bartles 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus megacarpus  (Nutt.) 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

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