Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 00076 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus mollissimus Torr.
Infraspecific    var. thompsoniae (S. Watson) Barneby
Common name   Thompson's woolly milkvetch
Collector(s)
J.G. Harris   2123  
Coll. Date 13 May 1989 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Emery County
Locality San Rafael Swell, Segers Hole.
     Elev.: 5904 ft. (1800 m.)
Habitat Notes pinyon-juniper community; sandy soil, on Navajo Sandstone outcrops. 
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° 34'  48" N, 111° 0'  17" W
Township Range T26S, R8E, Sec. 1  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Astragalus mollissimus var. thompsoniae (S. Wats.) Barneby

     Astragalus bigelovii var. thompsoniae (S. Wats.) M.E. Jones
     Astragalus thompsonae
     Astragalus thompsoniae S. Wats.

Common Name(s): Thompson woolly milkvetch, Thompson's woolly milkvetch, woolly locoweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192649, click for more information and references)

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

Images

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.
03793 Allium macropetalum      "large-flowered wild onion" 15.2 mi. W
00146 Asclepias labriformis      "Utah milkweed" 10.4 mi. E
06281 Asclepias subverticillata      "horsetail milkweed" 52.1 mi. W
06421 Asclepias subverticillata      "horsetail milkweed" 52.1 mi. W
05911 Astragalus desperatus  var. desperatus   "rimrock milkvetch" 8.8 mi. W
01090 Astragalus praelongus  var. ellisiae   "Ellis' stinking milkvetch" 10.4 mi. E
13148 Astragalus preussii  var. latus   "narrow-leaf Preuss' milkvetch" 10.4 mi. E
04218 Astragalus pubentissimus      "Green River milkvetch" 16.8 mi. E
01088 Astragalus woodruffii      "Woodruff's milkvetch" 10.4 mi. E
14116 Atriplex corrugata      "mat saltbush" 21 mi. W
14115 Atriplex obovata      "mound saltbush" 21 mi. W
05916 Chrysopsis villosa  var. minor   "hairy goldenaster" 8.8 mi. W
17999 Chrysothamnus stylosus     24.5 mi. W
06274 Conyza canadensis  var. glabrata   "Canadian horseweed" 52.1 mi. W
00105 Cryptantha flava      "yellow cat's eye" 10.4 mi. E
03788 Cryptantha flava      "yellow cat's eye" 15.2 mi. W
05915 Cryptantha fulvocanescens      "tawny cat's eye" 8.8 mi. W
00148 Enceliopsis nudicaulis      "nakedstem sunray" 10.4 mi. E
00150 Ephedra cutleri      "Cutler's ephedra" 10.4 mi. E
14114 Ephedra torreyana      "Torrey's ephedra" 21 mi. W
05913 Erigeron utahensis  var. utahensis   "Utah fleabane" 8.8 mi. W
08344 Eriogonum bicolor      "pretty wild buckwheat" same section
03790 Eriogonum gordonii      "Gordon's wild buckwheat" 15.2 mi. W
08343 Eriogonum shockleyi      "Shockley's wild buckwheat" same section
08342 Eriogonum tumulosum      "Woodside wild buckwheat" same section
05912 Fallugia paradoxa      "Apache plume" 8.8 mi. W
01213 Fritillaria atropurpurea      "leopard-lily" 32.5 mi. E
00089 Gaillardia spathulata      "Colorado Plateau blanketflower" 10.4 mi. E
03795 Hilaria jamesii      "James' galleta" 15.2 mi. W
00095 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. arizonica   "Arizona four-nerve daisy" 10.4 mi. E
05917 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. nana   "stemless four-nerve daisy" 8.8 mi. W
03789 Ipomopsis gunnisonii      "Gunnison's gilia" 15.2 mi. W
01292 Juniperus communis      "common juniper" 38.4 mi. E
15090 Juniperus communis  var. depressa   "common juniper" 38.6 mi. E
17997 Lorandersonia baileyi     24.5 mi. W
17998 Lorandersonia linifolia     24.5 mi. W
06422 Mentzelia marginata      "Colorado blazingstar" 52.1 mi. W
07161 Myriophyllum sibiricum      "shortspike watermilfoil" 38.4 mi. E
00341 Phlox longifolia      "long-leaf phlox" 18.4 mi. E
07191 Potamogeton filiformis  var. alpinus  38.4 mi. E
01295 Ribes inerme      "whitestem gooseberry" 39.3 mi. E
01293 Salix geyeriana      "Geyer's willow" 38.4 mi. E
01297 Salix geyeriana      "Geyer's willow" 39.3 mi. E
03794 Sophora stenophylla      "fringe-leaf necklacepod" 15.2 mi. W
03792 Sphaeralcea parvifolia      "small-leaf globemallow" 15.8 mi. W
05919 Stenotus armerioides  var. armerioides   "thrifty goldenweed" 8.8 mi. W
05914 Symphoricarpos longiflorus      "long-flowered snowberry" 8.8 mi. W
00147 Thelesperma subnudum  var. subnudum   "Navajo tea greenthread" 10.4 mi. E
00149 Wyethia scabra  var. scabra   "rough mule's ears" 10.4 mi. E

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Chimney Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 0.9 mi. NW   Ireland Mesa 
Segers Hole (Basin) Emery County, UT 1.2 mi. SE 6122  Hunt Draw 
The Pasture (Flat) Emery County, UT 2.1 mi. NE 5082  Hunt Draw 
Chimney Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.2 mi. NE   The Frying Pan 
Horse Heaven Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 2.6 mi. S 6441  The Frying Pan 
The Chute (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.6 mi. NE   Tomsich Butte 
Johns Hole (Basin) Emery County, UT 2.9 mi. N 6132  The Frying Pan 
Horse Heaven Summit (Summit) Emery County, UT 2.9 mi. SW 6424  The Frying Pan 
Moroni Slopes Catchment (Basin) Emery County, UT 3 mi. SW 6382  The Frying Pan 
Moroni Slopes (Slope) Emery County, UT 3.6 mi. SW 6165  The Frying Pan 
Keesle Country (Area) Emery County, UT 3.9 mi. E 5496  Hunt Draw 
Sy Butte (Summit) Emery County, UT 4 mi. E   Hunt Draw 
Ireland Mesa Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 5.4 mi. N   Ireland Mesa 
Salt Wash (Arroyo) Emery County, UT 4.7 mi. SE   Factory Butte 
East Cedar Mountain Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 4.8 mi. NW 5942  The Frying Pan 
Salt Wash (Stream) Emery County, UT 5.3 mi. SE   Caine Springs 
Salt Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 5.3 mi. SE   Caine Springs 
Slaughter Slopes (Slope) Emery County, UT 5.8 mi. N 6116  Ireland Mesa 
Slaughter Slopes Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 6.1 mi. NW 6017  Ireland Mesa 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus mollissimus  Torr.

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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Astragalus+mollissimus

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