Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 02034 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus episcopus S. Watson
Common name   Bishop's milkvetch
Collector(s)
J.G. Harris   2593  
Coll. Date 18 May 1994 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Emery County
Locality San Rafael Desert, N of Greasewood Draw.
     Elev.: 4330 ft. (1320 m.)
Habitat Notes sand desert shrub 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 38° 51'  36" N, 110° 25'  17" W
Township Range T22S, R13E, Sec. 31  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Astragalus episcopus S. Wats.

Common Name(s): bishop's milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25507, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 02034s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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02003
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05906
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05973
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07014
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07037
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09994
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10178
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12123
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12123
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02002 Achnatherum hymenoides      "Indian ricegrass" 1.9 mi. NE
06559 Artemisia filifolia      "sand sagebrush" same section
02004 Asclepias labriformis      "Utah milkweed" 1.9 mi. NE
06553 Astragalus amphioxys  var. amphioxys   "crescent milkvetch" same section
02003 Astragalus episcopus      "Bishop's milkvetch" 1.9 mi. NE
02010 Astragalus flavus  var. argillosus  1.9 mi. NE
06555 Astragalus praelongus  var. ellisiae   "Ellis' stinking milkvetch" same section
02030 Atriplex gardneri  var. cuneata  1.9 mi. NE
02033 Caesalpinia repens     same section
02013 Chamaesyce fendleri      "Fendler's sandmat" 1.9 mi. NE
06556 Cleome lutea      "yellow spiderflower" same section
06560 Coleogyne ramosissima      "blackbrush" same section
02012 Cryptantha flava      "yellow cat's eye" 1.9 mi. NE
02011 Cryptantha mensana      "Emery cat's eye" 1.9 mi. NE
02000 Cycladenia humilis  var. jonesii   "Jones' waxy dogbane" 1.9 mi. NE
02005 Enceliopsis nudicaulis      "nakedstem sunray" 1.9 mi. NE
02014 Ephedra torreyana      "Torrey's ephedra" 1.9 mi. NE
02031 Eriogonum bicolor      "pretty wild buckwheat" 1.9 mi. NE
02006 Eriogonum inflatum  var. inflatum   "desert trumpet" 1.9 mi. NE
02009 Gaillardia spathulata      "Colorado Plateau blanketflower" 1.9 mi. NE
02001 Hilaria jamesii      "James' galleta" 1.9 mi. NE
06557 Malacothrix sonchoides      "sowthistle desert-dandelion" same section
02032 Oenothera pallida  var. pallida   "pale evening primrose" same section
02017 Phacelia rafaelensis      "plateau scorpionweed" 1.9 mi. NE
06554 Poliomintha incana      "frosted mint" same section
02015 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" 1.9 mi. NE
02018 Stanleya pinnata  var. pinnata   "desert princesplume" 1.9 mi. NE
06558 Streptanthella longirostris      "long-beaked streptanthella" same section
02007 Wyethia scabra      "rough mule's ears" 1.9 mi. NE
02008 Xylorhiza venusta      "Cisco woody aster" 1.9 mi. NE
06561 Yucca harrimaniae  var. harrimaniae   "Spanish bayonet" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Shadscale Mesa (Summit) Emery County, UT 2.9 mi. N 4465  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Moonshine Tanks (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 2.9 mi. N 4482  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Greasewood Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. SE   Arsons Garden 
Greasewood Tank (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 3.2 mi. SW 4505  Greasewood Draw 
The Squeeze (Valley) Emery County, UT 4 mi. N   Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Hatt Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 3.4 mi. NE 4229  Jessies Twist 
Buckmaster Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.1 mi. N   Jessies Twist 
Spotted Wolf Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.6 mi. N   Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Iron Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 6.6 mi. SE   San Rafael Knob 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus episcopus  S. Watson

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+episcopus

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