Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03918 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus oophorus S. Watson
Infraspecific    var. caulescens (M.E. Jones) M.E. Jones
Common name   pallid egg milkvetch
D.M. Barnes   s.n.  
Coll. Date 11 June 1999 
United States
Utah County
Locality 3.9 miles along a dirt road on the N side Highway 73, 5 miles W of the intersection with Redwood Road, across a small stream.
Habitat Notes desert shrub, juniper; soil rocky, hard 
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° 23'  1" N, 111° 59'  40" W
Township Range T5S, R1W, Sec. 18  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)
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 oophorus var. caulescens (M.E. Jones) M.E. Jones

Common Name(s): egg milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192679, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03918s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00213s1.jpg 
specimen image: 00384s2.jpg 
specimen image: 00392s2.jpg 
specimen image: 02639s3.jpg 
specimen image: 03778s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05107s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05853s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06824s2.jpg 
specimen image: 11603d1.jpg 
specimen image: 11603s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11637d1.jpg 
specimen image: 11637s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
03917 Eriogonum ovalifolium  var. purpureum   "purple cushion wild buckwheat" same section
03919 Streptanthus cordatus  var. cordatus   "heart-leaf twistflower" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
West Canyon Wash (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. S   Tickville Spring 
Cedar Point (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. N 6382  Jordan Narrows 
Cedar Valley Airport (Airport) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 5007  Cedar Fort 
Latimer Point (Summit) Utah County, UT 3.7 mi. N 6713  Tickville Spring 
Clinton (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 3.1 mi. E 4672  Jordan Narrows 
Webb Cedars (Woods) Utah County, UT 4.1 mi. S 5000  Saratoga Springs 
Freebairns Ranch (historical) (Locale) Utah County, UT 3.8 mi. SW 4971  Cedar Fort 
Reformation Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 4 mi. SE   Saratoga Springs 
Eagle Mountain (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 4.8 mi. S 4882  Cedar Fort 
Tickville Gulch (Valley) Utah County, UT 4 mi. SE   Tickville Spring 
Tickville Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 4.6 mi. N 5630  Tickville Spring 
Saratoga Canal (Canal) Utah County, UT 4 mi. E 4580  Jordan Narrows 
Gardner Canal (Canal) Utah County, UT 4.1 mi. SE 4547  Saratoga Springs 
Camp Williams Heliport (Airport) Utah County, UT 4.6 mi. NE 4954  Jordan Narrows 
Cedar Valley (Valley) Utah County, UT 4.1 mi. W   Allens Ranch 
Camp Williams Airfield (Airport) Utah County, UT 4.7 mi. NE 4892  Jordan Narrows 
Burnt Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 5.1 mi. SE   Saratoga Springs 
Lott Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 5.3 mi. SE   Saratoga Springs 
Beef Hollow (Valley) Salt Lake County, UT 5.4 mi. NE   Jordan Narrows 
Jordan Narrows (Gap) Salt Lake County, UT 5.5 mi. NE 4502  Jordan Narrows 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus oophorus  S. Watson

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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