Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 01903 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus miser Douglas ex Hook.
Infraspecific    var. tenuifolius (Nutt.) Barneby
Common name   timber milkvetch
J.G. Harris   2080  
Coll. Date 30 July 1998 
United States
Utah County
Locality Provo Peak, near the summit.
     Elev.: 11054 ft. (3370 m.)
Habitat Notes dry limestone ridges at timberline. 
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 40° 14'  40" N, 111° 33'  26" W
Township Range T7S, R3E, Sec. 1  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Astragalus miser var. tenuifolius (Nutt.) Barneby

Common Name(s): timber milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192629, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Astragalus
                                        Species: Astragalus miser
                                            Variety: Astragalus miser var. tenuifolius


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01908 Achillea millefolium  subsp. lanulosa   "western yarrow" same section
12266 Anemone multifida  var. tetonensis   "Teton windflower" 1.6 mi. N
01919 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" same section
12263 Aquilegia coerulea      "Colorado columbine" 1.6 mi. N
01920 Astragalus kentrophyta  var. tegetarius   "mountain spiny milkvetch" same section
01926 Boechera perennans     same section
01918 Castilleja applegatei  var. viscida   "sticky Applegate's paintbrush" same section
01910 Castilleja rhexiifolia  var. rhexiifolia   "meadow-beauty paintbrush" same section
12264 Castilleja rhexiifolia  var. rhexiifolia   "meadow-beauty paintbrush" 1.6 mi. N
01921 Chaenactis douglasii  var. alpina   "alpine dusty-maiden" same section
01927 Collomia debilis      "alpine mountain trumpet" same section
01925 Crepis runcinata  var. hispidulosa   "hairy fiddleleaf hawksbeard" same section
01904 Erigeron caespitosus      "tufted fleabane" same section
01905 Erigeron caespitosus      "tufted fleabane" same section
12268 Erigeron caespitosus      "tufted fleabane" 1.6 mi. N
01906 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" same section
01911 Erigeron subtrinervis      "three-nerved fleabane" same section
01909 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. grayi   "Gray's wild buckwheat" same section
12279 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. grayi   "Gray's wild buckwheat" 1.6 mi. N
12280 Ivesia gordonii      "Gordon's mousetail" 1.6 mi. N
01907 Ivesia gordonii      "Gordon's mousetail" same section
01912 Juniperus communis      "common juniper" same section
04074 Lesquerella hemiphysaria      "western bladderpod" 127 ft. SW
01914 Leucopoa kingii      "spike fescue" same section
12269 Linanthus watsonii      "Watson's prickly phlox" 1.6 mi. N
12277 Monardella odoratissima      "mountain monardella" 1.6 mi. N
01915 Monardella odoratissima      "mountain monardella" same section
12270 Noccaea montana      "alpine pennycress" 1.6 mi. N
12276 Pellaea breweri      "Brewer's cliff brake" 1.6 mi. N
01928 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" same section
12271 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" 1.6 mi. N
01917 Penstemon montanus      "cord-root beardtongue" same section
12265 Penstemon whippleanus      "Whipple's beardtongue" 1.6 mi. N
12283 Petrophytum caespitosum      "rockmat" 1.6 mi. N
12286 Physaria garrettii      "Garrett's bladderpod" 1.6 mi. N
18075 Physaria occidentalis  var. occidentalis   "western bladderpod" 1.6 mi. N
01913 Pinus flexilis      "limber pine" same section
01922 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" same section
04075 Polemonium viscosum      "sticky polemonium" 127 ft. SW
12267 Polygonum bistortoides      "American bistort" 1.6 mi. N
12284 Rorippa curvipes  var. truncata   "bluntleaf yellowcress" 1.6 mi. N
01916 Sedum lanceolatum      "spearleaf stonecrop" same section
12278 Sedum lanceolatum      "spearleaf stonecrop" 1.6 mi. N
12272 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" 1.6 mi. N
12274 Senecio streptanthifolius      "Rocky Mountain groundsel" 1.6 mi. N
01929 Senecio streptanthifolius      "Rocky Mountain groundsel" 127 ft. SW
01923 Silene douglasii      "Douglas's catchfly" same section
12275 Silene douglasii      "Douglas's catchfly" 1.6 mi. N
12285 Silene menziesii      "Menzies' campion" 1.6 mi. N
04073 Smelowskia calycina  var. americana   "American false candytuft" 127 ft. SW
12282 Solidago multiradiata      "Rocky Mountain goldenrod" 1.6 mi. N
12273 Solidago multiradiata      "Rocky Mountain goldenrod" 1.6 mi. N
13151 Solidago multiradiata      "Rocky Mountain goldenrod" same section
01924 Solidago parryi      "Parry's goldenrod" same section
12281 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" 1.6 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Provo Peak (Summit) Utah County, UT 179 ft. E 10844  Springville 
Corral Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. S 10289  Springville 
Cold Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. W 8153  Springville 
Freedom Peak (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. NE   Bridal Veil Falls 
Knight Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 7878  Springville 
Boardman Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. SW 7189  Springville 
Fourth Hole (Basin) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. NE 9436  Bridal Veil Falls 
Dry Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 2 mi. NW   Bridal Veil Falls 
Burnt Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2 mi. NW   Bridal Veil Falls 
Kolob Basin Overlook (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. S 8596  Springville 
Horse Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. S 8580  Springville 
Rock Canyon Picnic Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. NW 6907  Bridal Veil Falls 
Third Hole (Basin) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. NE 9229  Bridal Veil Falls 
Second Right Fork Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. NW   Springville 
Bald Knoll (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. NE 9147  Bridal Veil Falls 
Buckley Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. SW 9367  Springville 
Kolob Basin (Basin) Utah County, UT 3.1 mi. S 7641  Springville 
Second Left Fork Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. NW   Bridal Veil Falls 
Second Hole (Basin) Utah County, UT 3 mi. NE 8852  Bridal Veil Falls 
Y Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. W 8452  Bridal Veil Falls 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus miser  Douglas ex Hook.

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CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

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