Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 01206 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus welshii Barneby
Common name   Loa milkvetch
K. Anderson   88  
Coll. Date 14 June 1991 
United States
Wayne County
Locality near Row of Pines.
     Elev.: 8400 ft. (2561 m.)
Habitat Notes Large rocks, pavement, sandy soil; juniper-sagebrush community. 
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° 28'  37" N, 111° 38'  35" W
Township Range T27S, R2E, Sec. 12  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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

     Astragalus welshii Barneby

Common Name(s): Loa milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192824, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01206s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01205 Achnatherum hymenoides      "Indian ricegrass" same section
01189 Androsace septentrionalis      "pygmy-flowered rockjasmine" 1.4 mi. NE
01204 Astragalus lentiginosus  var. araneosus   "cobweb-pod freckled milkvetch" same section
01207 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" same section
01187 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" 1.4 mi. NE
01185 Eriogonum ovalifolium  var. purpureum   "purple cushion wild buckwheat" 1.4 mi. NE
01188 Pediocactus simpsonii      "Simpson's pincushion cactus" 1.4 mi. NE
01186 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" 1.4 mi. NE
01203 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Row of Pines Bench (Bench) Wayne County, UT 2461 ft. N 8248  Loa 
Graveyard Hollow (Valley) Wayne County, UT 1.7 mi. S   Loa 
The Ledges (Cliff) Wayne County, UT 1.5 mi. SE 7845  Lyman 
Fremont Loa Ditch (Canal) Wayne County, UT 1.7 mi. SE 7248  Loa 
Elias Wells Hollow (Valley) Wayne County, UT 1.9 mi. N   Fish Lake 
Fremont Cemetery (Cemetery) Wayne County, UT 1.8 mi. S 7231  Loa 
Fremont (Populated Place) Wayne County, UT 1.8 mi. SE 7235  Lyman 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Wayne County, UT 1.9 mi. SE 7221  Lyman 
Willow Springs (Stream) Sevier County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Fish Lake 
Second Ledges (Cliff) Wayne County, UT 2 mi. NE 8363  Lyman 
Dry Valley (Valley) Wayne County, UT 2.4 mi. S   Loa 
Loa Fish Hatchery (Locale) Wayne County, UT 2.5 mi. S 7133  Loa 
Brian Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 2.6 mi. S 7149  Loa 
Briggs Hollow (Valley) Sevier County, UT 2.8 mi. N   Fish Lake 
Nampab Swale (Valley) Wayne County, UT 2.6 mi. NW   Fish Lake 
Turnbull Hollow (Valley) Wayne County, UT 2.6 mi. SE   Lyman 
Allred Point (Cape) Wayne County, UT 3.1 mi. S 7113  Loa 
Spring Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 8245  Forsyth Reservoir 
Crevice Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 3.5 mi. N 8829  Fish Lake 
High Line Ditch (Canal) Wayne County, UT 3.3 mi. SE 7287  Lyman 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus welshii  Barneby

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

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