Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04338 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus ceramicus Sheldon
Common name   painted milkvetch
D. Carter   s.n.  
   with D.M. Barnes
Coll. Date 28 April 2000 
United States
San Juan County
Locality Highway 191, Wilson's Arch.
     Elev.: 6078 ft. (1853 m.)
Habitat Notes sandy soil, W facing slope 
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° 16'  N, 109° 22'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Astragalus ceramicus Sheldon

Common Name(s): painted milkvetch, painted milk-vetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25457, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04338s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00389s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03355s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03785s2.jpg 
specimen image: 05221s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05987s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07027s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10444s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10670s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10526 Aliciella subnuda      "coral gilia" same section
04341 Aliciella subnuda      "coral gilia" same section
10412 Astragalus desperatus  var. desperatus   "rimrock milkvetch" same section
04274 Astragalus sesquiflorus      "sandstone milkvetch" same section
04273 Boechera pulchra  var. pallens  same section
04758 Boechera selbyi     same section
10413 Castilleja scabrida  var. scabrida   "rough paintbrush" same section
04279 Linum perenne  subsp. lewisii   "Lewis' blue flax" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Wilson Arch (Arch) San Juan County, UT 2489 ft. N 6155  La Sal West 
Lopez Arch (Arch) San Juan County, UT 1.8 mi. S 5906  Sandstone Draw 
CCC Reservoir (Reservoir) San Juan County, UT 2.4 mi. S 5768  Sandstone Draw 
Looking Glass Rock (Arch) San Juan County, UT 2.2 mi. W 6201  La Sal Junction 
Lower Bankhead Reservoir (Reservoir) San Juan County, UT 2.8 mi. NE 6395  La Sal West 
Lower Bankhead Dam (Dam) San Juan County, UT 2.8 mi. NE 6395  La Sal West 
Upper Bankhead Reservoir (Reservoir) San Juan County, UT 2.9 mi. NE 6395  La Sal West 
Upper Bankhead Dam (Dam) San Juan County, UT 2.9 mi. NE 6395  La Sal West 
La Sal Junction Airport (Airport) San Juan County, UT 3.3 mi. N 5968  La Sal Junction 
La Sal Junction (Populated Place) San Juan County, UT 3.7 mi. N 5893  La Sal Junction 
Hook and Ladder Gulch (Valley) San Juan County, UT 3.8 mi. SW   Sandstone Draw 
Rattlesnake Ranch Number Two Reservoir (Reservoir) San Juan County, UT 3.6 mi. E 6529  La Sal West 
Rattlesnake Ranch Number Two Dam (Dam) San Juan County, UT 3.6 mi. E 6529  La Sal West 
Lion Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 4.5 mi. N   Ray Mesa 
Mail Station Wash (Valley) San Juan County, UT 4.5 mi. S   Hatch Rock 
Joe Wilson Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 4 mi. SW   La Sal West 
Upper Rattlesnake Ranch Number One Reservoir (Reservoir) San Juan County, UT 3.9 mi. E 6555  La Sal West 
Sandstone Draw (Valley) San Juan County, UT 5 mi. S   Sandstone Draw 
Tank Wash (Valley) San Juan County, UT 5 mi. S   Photograph Gap 
Dry Valley (Valley) San Juan County, UT 4.2 mi. SW   Photograph Gap 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus ceramicus  Sheldon

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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