Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04941 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Galactia wrightii A. Gray
Common name   Wright's milkpea
R. Van Buren   239  
   with J.G. Cooper
Coll. Date 28 March 1993 
United States
Maricopa County
Locality Superstition Mountains, E of Canyon Lake.
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 33° 31'  12" N, 111° 23'  24" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Galactia wrightii Gray

Common Name(s): Wright milkpea, Wright's milkpea.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=26704, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04941s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
04916 Hedeoma drummondii      "Drummond's false pennyroyal" same section
04942 Penstemon pseudospectabilis      "desert beardtongue" same section
04943 Verbena gooddingii     same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Tortilla Flat (Populated Place) Maricopa County, AZ 2346 ft. N 1759  Mormon Flat Dam 
Mesquite Creek (Stream) Maricopa County, AZ 0.8 mi. NE   Horse Mesa Dam 
Tortilla Recreation Site (Park) Maricopa County, AZ 0.9 mi. NW 1837  Mormon Flat Dam 
Peters Canyon (Valley) Maricopa County, AZ 0.8 mi. E   Weavers Needle 
Geronimo Head (Summit) Maricopa County, AZ 1.2 mi. S 3445  Mormon Flat Dam 
Hells Hole Spring (Spring) Maricopa County, AZ 1.1 mi. E 1949  Horse Mesa Dam 
Boulder Canyon (Valley) Maricopa County, AZ 1.3 mi. W   Goldfield 
Battleship Mountain (Summit) Maricopa County, AZ 1.5 mi. S 2743  Goldfield 
Mesquite Flat (Flat) Maricopa County, AZ 1.5 mi. NE 1906  Mormon Flat Dam 
Laguna Recreation Site One Hundred Fifty (Park) Maricopa County, AZ 1.7 mi. NW 1709  Mormon Flat Dam 
Tortilla Creek (Stream) Maricopa County, AZ 1.8 mi. NW   Iron Mountain 
Laguna Boating Site (Locale) Maricopa County, AZ 1.8 mi. NW 1680  Mormon Flat Dam 
Cholla Tank (Reservoir) Maricopa County, AZ 1.8 mi. SW 2231  Mormon Flat Dam 
Second Water Canyon (Valley) Maricopa County, AZ 2 mi. SW   Goldfield 
La Barge Canyon (Valley) Maricopa County, AZ 1.9 mi. W   Weavers Needle 
Second Water Spring (Spring) Maricopa County, AZ 2.1 mi. SW 2044  Goldfield 
La Barge Creek (Stream) Maricopa County, AZ 1.9 mi. W   Goldfield 
Canyon Lake Marina (Locale) Maricopa County, AZ 2.1 mi. NW 1660  Mormon Flat Dam 
Boulder Trail (Trail) Maricopa County, AZ 2.5 mi. S 2054  Goldfield 
Boulder Recreation Site (Park) Maricopa County, AZ 2.2 mi. W 1667  Mormon Flat Dam 


Taxon Links for species Galactia wrightii  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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