Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 18150 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus agrestis Douglas ex G. Don
Common name   field milkvetch
Steve Hegji   0307  
Coll. Date 25 July 2014 
United States
Sublette County
Locality outlet of northmost Green River Lakes;
     Elev.: 7974 ft. (2431 m.)
Habitat Notes trailside. 
Latitude Longitude 43° 18'  52.33" N, 109° 51'  13.84" 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 agrestis Dougl. ex G. Don

     Astragalus danicus var. dasyglottis (Fisch. ex DC.) Boivin
     Astragalus dasyglottis Fisch. ex DC.
     Astragalus goniatus Nutt.
     Astragalus hypoglottis Hook.

Common Name(s): cock's-head, field milkvetch, purple milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25405, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02415s2.jpg 
specimen image: 06065s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07440s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07616s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10743s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10753s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12406s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13056s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13056b2.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
18151 Astragalus alpinus      "alpine milkvetch" 2202 ft. SE
18149 Astragalus miser      "timber milkvetch" 2442 ft. E
18147 Campanula rotundifolia      "bluebell bellflower" 1148 ft. E
18144 Erigeron glabellus  var. pubescens   "streamside fleabane" 143 ft. W
18142 Gentianopsis detonsa      "small fringed-gentian" 144 ft. S
18145 Pedicularis crenulata      "meadow lousewort" 343 ft. NE
18148 Penstemon procerus      "small-flowered beardtongue" 1 mi. NE
18146 Penstemon subglaber      "smooth beardtongue" 929 ft. E
18143 Sisyrinchium idahoense      "Idaho blue-eyed grass" 139 ft. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Mill Creek (Stream) Sublette County, WY 224 ft. NE   Green River Lakes 
G P Bar Ranch (Locale) Sublette County, WY 1208 ft. SW 8042  Green River Lakes 
Green River Lake Campground (Locale) Sublette County, WY 1997 ft. SW 8055  Green River Lakes 
Lakeside Trail (Trail) Sublette County, WY 1 mi. S 7966  Green River Lakes 
Clear Creek Falls (Falls) Sublette County, WY 1.9 mi. SE 8048  Green River Lakes 
Clear Creek (Stream) Sublette County, WY 2 mi. SE   Downs Mountain 
Porcupine Creek (Stream) Sublette County, WY 2.5 mi. SE   Squaretop Mountain 
Green River Lakes (Lake) Sublette County, WY 2.5 mi. SE 7993  Green River Lakes 
Porcupine Creek Falls (Falls) Sublette County, WY 2.7 mi. S 8262  Green River Lakes 
Clear Creek Trail (Trail) Sublette County, WY 2.4 mi. SE 8140  Green River Lakes 
Twin Lakes (Lake) Sublette County, WY 3.1 mi. S 9830  Green River Lakes 
Big Sheep Mountain (Summit) Sublette County, WY 3 mi. S 11454  Big Sheep Mountain 
Slide Creek (Stream) Sublette County, WY 2.5 mi. SE   Downs Mountain 
Slide Falls (Falls) Sublette County, WY 2.8 mi. SE 9187  Green River Lakes 
Shirley Lake (Lake) Sublette County, WY 3.3 mi. S 9987  Green River Lakes 
Valaite Lake (Lake) Sublette County, WY 3.4 mi. S 10086  Green River Lakes 
Roaring Fork Basin (Basin) Sublette County, WY 3.6 mi. N 8836  Green River Lakes 
Slide Creek Falls (Falls) Sublette County, WY 2.9 mi. SE 8885  Green River Lakes 
Clear Creek Natural Bridge (Arch) Sublette County, WY 2.8 mi. E 8370  Green River Lakes 
Lake Gadsby (Lake) Sublette County, WY 4 mi. S 10270  Green River Lakes 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus agrestis  Douglas ex G. Don

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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