Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 00957 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus kentrophyta A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. tegetarius (S. Watson) Dorn
Common name   mountain spiny milkvetch
Collector(s)
J.G. Harris   2172  
Coll. Date 05 August 1989 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Sanpete County
Locality Wasatch Plateau, Skyline Drive at George's Fork road junction.
     Elev.: 10824 ft. (3300 m.)
Habitat Notes moist, limestone scree, on cornice ridge. 
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 39° 12'  17" N, 111° 28'  54" W
Township Range T18S,R4E, Sec. 33  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Astragalus kentrophyta var. tegetarius (S. Wats.) Dorn

     Astragalus kentrophyta ssp. implexus (Canby ex Porter & Coult.) W.A. Weber
     Astragalus kentrophyta var. implexus (Canby ex Porter & Coult.) Barneby
     Astragalus tegetarius S. Wats.

Common Name(s): mat milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192541, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
00100 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
The Cove (Basin) Sanpete County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 9745  Ferron Reservoir 
Little South Fork Manti Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 1.8 mi. N   Ferron Reservoir 
Cove Mountain (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 1.8 mi. E 10660  Ferron Reservoir 
Lake Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.4 mi. SE   Ferron Reservoir 
Jet Fox Reservoir (Reservoir) Sanpete County, UT 2.8 mi. N 10115  Ferron Reservoir 
Lake Mountain (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.5 mi. NE 10519  Ferron Reservoir 
Blue Meadows (Flat) Sanpete County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 9062  Black Mountain 
Hougaard Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.9 mi. N   Ferron Reservoir 
Duck Fork Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 2.9 mi. SE 9229  Ferron Reservoir 
Duck Fork Dam (Dam) Emery County, UT 2.9 mi. SE 9229  Ferron Reservoir 
Duck Fork Reservoir (Reservoir) Sanpete County, UT 3 mi. SE 9243  Ferron Reservoir 
Snow Lake (Lake) Sanpete County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 10145  Ferron Reservoir 
Sanpete County (Civil) Sanpete County, UT 3.3 mi. N 9059  Ephraim 
Milk Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 3.1 mi. NW   Black Mountain 
High Top (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 3.6 mi. S 10745  Ferron Reservoir 
Georges Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 3 mi. SE   Ferron Reservoir 
Duck Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 3 mi. SE   Ferron Reservoir 
Milky Falls (Falls) Sanpete County, UT 3.4 mi. NW 8481  Black Mountain 
Bub Arthurs Flat (Flat) Sanpete County, UT 3.6 mi. N 8606  Black Mountain 
The Bench (Bench) Sanpete County, UT 3.7 mi. N 8704  Ephraim 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus kentrophyta  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

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

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