Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 05548 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus kentrophyta A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. elatus S. Watson
Common name   tall spiny milkvetch
Collector(s)
K.T. Harper   2001-334  
   with R. Van Buren, D. Clark
Coll. Date 12 July 2001 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Wayne County
Locality head of Sand Creek.
    
Habitat Notes 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° 22'  34" N, 111° 29'  47" W
Township Range T28S, R4E, Sec. 17  
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).

Taxonomy


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

     Astragalus kentrophyta var. elatus S. Wats.

     Astragalus impensis (Rydb.) Woot. & Standl.
     Astragalus kentrophyta ssp. elatus (S. Wats.) W.A. Weber

Common Name(s): tall spiny milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=526905, 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. elatus
                                                

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.
05549 Cirsium arizonicum  var. bipinnatum   "Arizona thistle" same section
08352 Erigeron abajoensis      "Abajo fleabane" 1.4 mi. NE
08327 Erigeron abajoensis      "Abajo fleabane" 1.4 mi. NE
08353 Erigeron awapensis      "Awapa fleabane" 1 mi. W
08325 Erigeron awapensis      "Awapa fleabane" 1.4 mi. NE
15108 Erigeron caespitosus      "tufted fleabane" 1.9 mi. NW
08351 Erigeron caespitosus      "tufted fleabane" 1.4 mi. NE
08345 Eriogonum corymbosum  var. heilii   "Heil's wild buckwheat" 1 mi. E
08340 Physaria acutifolia  var. purpurea   "purple twinpod" 1 mi. E

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Saddle Pass (Gap) Wayne County, UT 0.7 mi. NW 9741  Lyman 
Indian Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 0.7 mi. NE 9653  Flat Top 
Saddle Pass Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 0.7 mi. NW 9485  Lyman 
Bicknell Springs (Spring) Wayne County, UT 1.2 mi. NW 9374  Lyman 
Cold Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 1.4 mi. N 10010  Lyman 
Hells Hole (Basin) Wayne County, UT 1.5 mi. E 8672  Torrey 
Chaffin Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 1.8 mi. NE 10342  Flat Top 
The Ant Hill (Summit) Wayne County, UT 1.9 mi. S 9272  Torrey 
Bare Spot Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 1.8 mi. NW 9351  Lyman 
Sand Creek Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 1.9 mi. NE 10033  Flat Top 
East Sand Creek Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 2.2 mi. NE 10210  Flat Top 
Sunglow Forest Camp (Locale) Wayne County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 7625  Bicknell 
Hemlock Meadow (Flat) Wayne County, UT 2.4 mi. SW 7412  Bicknell 
Aquarius Mobile and RV Campground (Locale) Wayne County, UT 2.7 mi. SW 7304  Bicknell 
Wiffs Pasture (Flat) Wayne County, UT 2.5 mi. NE 10233  Flat Top 
Horse Pasture (Flat) Wayne County, UT 2.3 mi. W 8475  Lyman 
East Fork Red Canyon (Valley) Wayne County, UT 2.8 mi. SW   Flat Top 
Thousand Lake Mountain (Summit) Wayne County, UT 3 mi. N 11247  Flat Top 
Flat Top (Summit) Wayne County, UT 3 mi. N 11274  Flat Top 
Yellow Ledges (Bar) Wayne County, UT 2.7 mi. NW 9226  Lyman 

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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