Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 18092 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus newberryi A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. castoreus M.E. Jones
Common name   Newberry's milkvetch
Steve Hegji   0249  
Coll. Date 16 March 2014 
United States
Juab County
Locality E slope of Dugway Pass, along Simpson Springs-Callao Rd;
     Elev.: 5330 ft. (1625 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky and sandy east facing slope of small canyon. 
Latitude Longitude 39° 51'  21.73" N, 113° 5'  1.83" 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.


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

     Astragalus newberryi var. castoreus M.E. Jones

Common Name(s): Newberry's milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192661, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02408s2.jpg 
specimen image: 06133s3.jpg 
specimen image: 11296s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12759s1.jpg 
specimen image: 16869c1.jpg 
specimen image: 16869b1.jpg 
specimen image: 16869a1.jpg 
specimen image: 16869s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11101 Castilleja angustifolia  var. flavescens   "pale narrow-leaf paintbrush" 652 ft. SW
06819 Castilleja angustifolia  var. flavescens   "pale narrow-leaf paintbrush" 2204 ft. S
11102 Enceliopsis nudicaulis      "nakedstem sunray" 652 ft. SW
18093 Lomatium grayi  var. depauperatum   "stunted biscuitroot" 200 ft. N
12111 Lomatium grayi  var. depauperatum   "stunted biscuitroot" 511 ft. SE
11098 Oenothera howardii      "Howard's evening primrose" 652 ft. SW
11100 Penstemon confusus      "Owens Valley beardtongue" 652 ft. SW
18094 Phlox austromontana      "southern phlox" 1833 ft. SE
11099 Salvia dorrii      "purple sage" 652 ft. SW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Dugway Pass (Gap) Juab County, UT 1544 ft. S 5381  Dugway Pass 
Pyramid Peak (Summit) Juab County, UT 1.4 mi. N 5998  Dugway Pass 
Shadscale Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 1.7 mi. NE   Dugway Range NE 
Bittner Knoll Reservoir (Reservoir) Juab County, UT 1.6 mi. E 4833  Dugway Pass 
Bittner Knoll (Summit) Juab County, UT 1.9 mi. E 4951  Dugway Pass 
Green Grass Valley (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.6 mi. N   Dugway Range NE 
Dugway Pony Express Station (Locale) Juab County, UT 2.6 mi. E 4705  Dugway Pass 
Trailer Wash (Arroyo) Juab County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 4636  Dugway Range NE 
Shadscale Canyon Trailer Wash (Stream) Juab County, UT 3.4 mi. NE   Dugway Range NE 
Monument Reservoir (Reservoir) Juab County, UT 3.3 mi. NE 4620  Dugway Range NE 
Dugway Topaz Well (Well) Juab County, UT 3.5 mi. NE 4607  Dugway Range NE 
Dugway Ridge (Ridge) Juab County, UT 4.4 mi. N 6027  Dugway Range NE 
Straight Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 4.5 mi. N   Dugway Range NE 
Fera Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 5.3 mi. N   Dugway Range NE 
Fera Number 38 Well (Well) Tooele County, UT 5.4 mi. NE 4528  Dugway Range NE 
Thomas Ridge (Ridge) Juab County, UT 6.2 mi. SW 6487  Dugway Range SW 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus newberryi  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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