Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04218 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus pubentissimus Torr. & Gray
Common name   Green River milkvetch
D. Carter   s.n.  
   with D.M. Barnes
Coll. Date 25 April 2000 
United States
San Juan County
Locality Utah Highway 95, S of Hanksville;
     Elev.: 6071 ft. (1851 m.)
Habitat Notes dry, rocky soil; desert shrub community. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 38° 35'  N, 111° 19'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Astragalus pubentissimus Torr. & Gray

     Astragalus peabodianus M.E. Jones
     Astragalus pubentissimus var. peabodianus (M.E. Jones) Welsh

Common Name(s): Green River milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25645, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04218s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 07036s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10442s2.jpg 
specimen image: 16025a1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Jeffery Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 585 ft. NE 5965  Solomons Temple 
Solomons Temple (Summit) Sevier County, UT 1.2 mi. S 6185  Solomons Temple 
Last Chance Desert (Plain) Sevier County, UT 2 mi. N 5962  Solomons Temple 
Birch Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 2.4 mi. SW 6283  Solomons Temple 
Rock Springs (Spring) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. SW 6322  Solomons Temple 
Solomon Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 3.2 mi. N   Geyser Peak 
Rock Springs Bench (Bench) Sevier County, UT 3.3 mi. S 6129  Solomons Temple 
Last Chance Ranch (Locale) Sevier County, UT 3.4 mi. N 6014  Willow Springs 
Last Chance Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 3.8 mi. N   Johns Peak 
Rock Springs Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.1 mi. E   Geyser Peak 
Jones Bench (Bench) Sevier County, UT 4.8 mi. SW 7094  Solomons Temple 
Limestone Cliffs (Cliff) Sevier County, UT 5.7 mi. N 7133  Willow Springs 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus pubentissimus  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

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