Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 18127 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus argophyllus Nutt.
Infraspecific    var. martinii M.E. Jones
Common name   Martin's milkvetch
Steve Hegji   0284  
Coll. Date 03 June 2014 
United States
Utah County
Locality FR042 between Strawberry Reservoir and Highway 6;
     Elev.: 8128 ft. (2478 m.)
Habitat Notes depauperate road cut, fine greenish shale. 
Latitude Longitude 40° 1'  19.73" N, 111° 14'  49.55" 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 argophyllus var. martinii M.E. Jones

     Astragalus argophyllus var. pephragmenoides Barneby

Common Name(s): silverleaf milkvetch, silver-leaf milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192353, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00472s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03354s2.jpg 
specimen image: 09496s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10281s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13463s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15735s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
18138 Descurainia incana      "mountain tansy mustard" same section
18125 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. laxifolium   "loose-leaf wild buckwheat" 1 ft. NW
18126 Penstemon cyananthus      "Wasatch beardtongue" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Left Fork Timber Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. E   Strawberry Reservoir SW 
Right Fork Timber Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. E   Strawberry Reservoir SW 
Corral Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. SE   Strawberry Reservoir SW 
Chicken Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. E   Strawberry Reservoir SW 
Partridge Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. E 7809  Strawberry Reservoir SW 
First Water Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. NW 7477  Rays Valley 
First Water Cabin (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. NW 7402  Rays Valley 
First Water Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. N 7487  Rays Valley 
Indian Spring (Spring) Wasatch County, UT 2.9 mi. N 8025  Strawberry Reservoir SW 
Baker Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. SE   Strawberry Reservoir SW 
Mine Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. SE   Strawberry Reservoir SW 
Mud Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 3 mi. SE   Tucker 
Drunkard Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. SE   Tucker 
Baldy Mountain (Summit) Wasatch County, UT 3 mi. NE 9387  Strawberry Reservoir SW 
Partridge Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3 mi. SE   Strawberry Reservoir SW 
Little Baldy Mountain (Summit) Wasatch County, UT 2.9 mi. NE 9134  Strawberry Reservoir SW 
Soberville Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.3 mi. SE   Tucker 
Second Water Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 3.8 mi. N 7533  Rays Valley 
Second Water Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 3.5 mi. NW   Strawberry Reservoir SW 
West Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.9 mi. SE   Rays Valley 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus argophyllus  Nutt.

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:

Zooming out might reveal more collections in other states.

Note: Printing this page will show all information sequentially.   edit