Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 18107 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus utahensis (Torr.) Torr. & Gray
Common name   Utah milkvetch
Collector(s)
Steve Hegji   0264  
Coll. Date 29 April 2014 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Beaver County
Locality west slope of San Francisco Mountains, along road to Frisco Peak;
     Elev.: 7469 ft. (2277 m.)
Habitat Notes SW facing hillside dominated by Juniper and Coryphantha 
Latitude Longitude 38° 31'  44.54" N, 113° 15'  44.32" 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 utahensis (Torr.) Torr. & Gray

Common Name(s): Utah locoweed, Utah milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25716, click for more information and references)

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

Images

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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
18108 Arabis drummondii      "Drummond's rockcress" 157 ft. S
18106 Astragalus cibarius      "browse milkvetch" 530 ft. S

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Golden Reef Mine (Mine) Beaver County, UT 536 ft. W 7500  Frisco Peak 
Two Rock Charcoal Kilns (historical) (Locale) Beaver County, UT 2805 ft. S 7313  Frisco Peak 
Tow Rock Charcoal Kilns (Locale) Beaver County, UT 2906 ft. S 7277  Frisco Peak 
Tub Spring (Spring) Beaver County, UT 0.7 mi. S 7077  Frisco Peak 
Horse Spring (Spring) Beaver County, UT 0.8 mi. N 7507  Frisco Peak 
Barrel Spring Canyon (Valley) Beaver County, UT 0.9 mi. S   Frisco Peak 
San Francisco Mountains (Range) Beaver County, UT 1.2 mi. NW 8304  Frisco Peak 
Morehouse Spring (Spring) Beaver County, UT 1.3 mi. SW 7989  Frisco Peak 
Frisco Peak (Summit) Beaver County, UT 1.5 mi. W 9653  Frisco Peak 
Crystal Spring (Spring) Beaver County, UT 1.8 mi. W 6939  Frisco Peak 
Coyote Spring (Spring) Beaver County, UT 2.8 mi. S 6782  Milford NW 
Sawmill Canyon (Valley) Beaver County, UT 2.3 mi. E   Frisco Peak 
Carbonate Mine (Mine) Beaver County, UT 3.4 mi. S 6644  Milford NW 
Cactus Mine (Mine) Beaver County, UT 3.3 mi. SW 6431  Frisco 
Frisco Contact Mine (Mine) Beaver County, UT 4 mi. S 7025  Frisco 
Indian Queen Mine (Mine) Beaver County, UT 3.3 mi. W 5820  Frisco Peak 
Pitchforth Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 4.5 mi. N 6319  Frisco Peak 
Indian Grave Peak (Summit) Beaver County, UT 4.4 mi. S 7267  Frisco 
Frisco Summit (Gap) Beaver County, UT 4.8 mi. S 6467  Frisco 
Frisco (historical) (Locale) Beaver County, UT 4.9 mi. S 6473  Frisco 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus utahensis  (Torr.) Torr. & 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+utahensis

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