Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 00389 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus ceramicus Sheldon
Common name   painted milkvetch
E. Bond   49  
Coll. Date 03 June 1988 
United States
Millard County
Locality White Mountain.
Habitat Notes dry, sandy desert area 
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° 53'  7" N, 112° 30'  54" W
Township Range T22S, R6W  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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: 00389s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03355s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03785s2.jpg 
specimen image: 04338s1.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.
00441 Abronia fragrans      "snowball sand verbena" same section
00416 Aliciella triodon      "coyote gilia" same section
00293 Allium acuminatum      "taper-tip wild onion" same section
00391 Astragalus lentiginosus  var. araneosus   "cobweb-pod freckled milkvetch" same section
00488 Chaenactis douglasii      "Douglas' dusty-maiden" same section
00430 Chenopodium fremontii  var. incanum  same section
00429 Halogeton glomeratus      "saltlover" same section
00348 Linanthus pungens      "granite prickly phlox" same section
00438 Linum perenne  subsp. lewisii   "Lewis' blue flax" same section
00439 Mentzelia albicaulis      "whitestem blazingstar" same section
00331 Penstemon dolius  var. dolius   "Jones' beardtongue" same section
00256 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" same section
00494 Townsendia incana      "silvery Townsend-daisy" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Mud Lake (Flat) Millard County, UT 0.6 mi. N 4692  Tabernacle Hill 
Hot Springs (Spring) Millard County, UT 1.5 mi. S 4767  Sixmile Point 
Tabernacle Hill (Summit) Millard County, UT 1.9 mi. N 4967  Tabernacle Hill 
Tabernacle Crater (Crater) Millard County, UT 1.9 mi. N 4807  Tabernacle Hill 
White Mountain (Summit) Millard County, UT 2.1 mi. NE 4800  Meadow 
Rock Corral Quarry (Mine) Millard County, UT 2.5 mi. SE 4885  Kanosh 
Hot Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 2.8 mi. SE 4810  Kanosh 
Clay Flat (Flat) Millard County, UT 2.4 mi. W 4738  Tabernacle Hill 
Squidike Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 4.2 mi. N 4666  Tabernacle Hill 
Hatton (Populated Place) Millard County, UT 4.5 mi. SE 4826  Kanosh 
Dry Wash (Valley) Millard County, UT 5.3 mi. S   Red Ridge 
Black Rock Volcano (Summit) Millard County, UT 5.7 mi. S 5089  Kanosh 
Corn Creek (Stream) Millard County, UT 6 mi. SE   Sunset Peak 


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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