Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 00940 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus beckwithii Torr. & Gray
Infraspecific    var. beckwithii 
Common name   Beckwith's milkvetch
Collector(s)
J.G. Harris   2136  
Coll. Date 29 May 1989 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah County
Locality West Mtn.
     Elev.: 4822 ft. (1470 m.)
Habitat Notes sagebrush community- sandy soil 
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° 1'  57" N, 111° 48'  25" W
Township Range T9S, R1E, Sec. 15  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Astragalus beckwithii var. beckwithii Torr. & Gray

Common Name(s): Beckwith's milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192374, click for more information and references)

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

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.
02278 Alnus incana  subsp. rugosa   "speckled alder" 1.2 mi. SE
00137 Argemone munita      "flatbud pricklypoppy" same section
02745 Argemone munita      "flatbud pricklypoppy" 1.2 mi. SE
02249 Artemisia ludoviciana  var. ludoviciana   "Louisiana wormwood" 1.2 mi. SE
00941 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" same section
00939 Brassica nigra      "black mustard" same section
01080 Calochortus nuttallii      "sego lily" same section
01079 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" same section
00091 Chaenactis douglasii      "Douglas' dusty-maiden" same section
00087 Chaetopappa ericoides      "rose-heath" same section
02746 Cynoglossum officinale      "gypsyflower" 1.2 mi. SE
00140 Grindelia squarrosa  var. serrulata   "curlycup gumweed" same section
00929 Lygodesmia grandiflora  var. dianthopsis   "Antelope Island skeleton plant" same section
01078 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Keigley Quarry (Mine) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. S 4803  West Mountain 
Keigley (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. S 4780  West Mountain 
Goshen Gap (Gap) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. S 4777  West Mountain 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. E 4593  West Mountain 
West Mountain (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. NE 4544  West Mountain 
Tanner Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. NE 4554  West Mountain 
Goshen Hill (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. S 5004  Santaquin 
Holladay Springs (Spring) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 4695  West Mountain 
Townsend (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 3 mi. S 4702  Santaquin 
Long Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 3.3 mi. N 5492  West Mountain 
Payson Station (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. E 4610  West Mountain 
Ewell Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 3.3 mi. S 4784  Santaquin 
Ewell Regulating Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 3.3 mi. S 4784  Santaquin 
Genola (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 3.1 mi. SW 4607  Santaquin 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. SW 4600  Santaquin 
Bountiful Peak Picnic Area (Locale) Davis County, UT 3.7 mi. S 4895  Santaquin 
Long Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.7 mi. N   West Mountain 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 3.9 mi. S 4964  Santaquin 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 3.8 mi. S 4928  Santaquin 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 3.1 mi. E 4652  Spanish Fork 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus beckwithii  Torr. & 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

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

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