Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 18128 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus bisulcatus (Hook.) A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. major (M.E. Jones) S.L. Welsh
Common name   two-grooved milkvetch
Steve Hegji   0285  
Coll. Date 03 June 2014 
United States
Utah County
Locality FR042 between Strawberry Reservoir and Highway 6;
     Elev.: 7718 ft. (2353 m.)
Habitat Notes roadside, Quercus. 
Latitude Longitude 40° 1'  54.44" N, 111° 16'  9.34" 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 bisulcatus var. major (M.E. Jones) Welsh

     Astragalus haylenianus var. major M.E. Jones

Common Name(s): twogrooved milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192383, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 06004s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08900s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10113s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10114s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10652s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13149s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
18135 Penstemon subglaber      "smooth beardtongue" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
First Water Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. NW 7477  Rays Valley 
First Water Cabin (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. NW 7402  Rays Valley 
First Water Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. N 7487  Rays Valley 
Second Water Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. NW   Strawberry Reservoir SW 
First Water Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. NW   Strawberry Reservoir SW 
Second Water Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2.8 mi. N 7533  Rays Valley 
Left Fork Timber Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. SE   Strawberry Reservoir SW 
Right Fork Timber Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. SE   Strawberry Reservoir SW 
Miller Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. W 7891  Rays Valley 
Oak Spring Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. NW   Rays Valley 
Mogbeck Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 2.8 mi. SW 7107  Rays Valley 
Indian Spring (Spring) Wasatch County, UT 3 mi. NE 8025  Strawberry Reservoir SW 
Chicken Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.8 mi. E   Strawberry Reservoir SW 
Corral Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.1 mi. SE   Strawberry Reservoir SW 
Third Water Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 4.2 mi. N 8170  Rays Valley 
Partridge Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 3.4 mi. E 7809  Strawberry Reservoir SW 
Jocks Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.6 mi. NW   Rays Valley 
Third Water Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 4.2 mi. N   Strawberry Reservoir SW 
Rays Valley (Basin) Utah County, UT 4.6 mi. N 7153  Rays Valley 
Baker Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 4 mi. SE   Strawberry Reservoir SW 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus bisulcatus  (Hook.) 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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