Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05853 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus oophorus S. Watson
Infraspecific    var. caulescens (M.E. Jones) M.E. Jones
Common name   pallid egg milkvetch
Donna M. Barnes   616  
   with R. Jolley
Coll. Date 06 May 2001 
United States
Sevier County
Locality Highway 89, S of Joseph along sevier river.
Habitat Notes mountain shrub community; dry rocky 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° 33'  N, 112° 16'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Astragalus oophorus var. caulescens (M.E. Jones) M.E. Jones

Common Name(s): egg milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192679, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05853s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00213s1.jpg 
specimen image: 00384s2.jpg 
specimen image: 00392s2.jpg 
specimen image: 02639s3.jpg 
specimen image: 03778s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03918s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05107s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06824s2.jpg 
specimen image: 11603d1.jpg 
specimen image: 11603s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11637d1.jpg 
specimen image: 11637s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05854 Astragalus lentiginosus  var. araneosus   "cobweb-pod freckled milkvetch" same section
05107 Astragalus oophorus  var. caulescens   "pallid egg milkvetch" same section
05857 Hesperostipa comata  subsp. comata   "needle-and-thread grass" same section
13130 Sisymbrium altissimum      "tall tumblemustard" same section
05852 Sisymbrium altissimum      "tall tumblemustard" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Sevier River Bend Recreation Site (Park) Sevier County, UT 1.6 mi. N 5732  Marysvale Canyon 
Dry Wash (Valley) Sevier County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Marysvale Canyon 
Clear Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Trail Mountain 
Belknap (Populated Place) Sevier County, UT 2.4 mi. S 5824  Marysvale Canyon 
Antelope Mine (Mine) Sevier County, UT 2.3 mi. SE 6552  Antelope Range 
Sevier (Populated Place) Sevier County, UT 2.6 mi. N 5581  Marysvale Canyon 
Hoover Peak (Summit) Piute County, UT 2.8 mi. S 6910  Marysvale Canyon 
Skinner Canyon (Valley) Sevier County, UT 2.7 mi. NW   Marysvale Canyon 
Big Rock Candy Mountain (Summit) Piute County, UT 3 mi. S 6962  Marysvale Canyon 
BW and H Mine (Mine) Sevier County, UT 2.9 mi. S 7422  Marysvale Canyon 
Pittsburg (Populated Place) Piute County, UT 3.1 mi. S 5807  Marysvale Canyon 
Sage Flat (Flat) Sevier County, UT 2.6 mi. NW 6526  Marysvale Canyon 
Icicle Bench (Bench) Sevier County, UT 3.1 mi. N 5784  Marysvale Canyon 
Yellow Cougar Mine (Mine) Piute County, UT 3.1 mi. S 7573  Marysvale Canyon 
Hoovers (Populated Place) Piute County, UT 3.2 mi. S 5801  Marysvale Canyon 
Marysvale Canyon (Valley) Sevier County, UT 3.2 mi. N   Marysvale 
Sid Carter Hollow (Valley) Sevier County, UT 3.3 mi. N   Marysvale Canyon 
Sage Flat (Flat) Sevier County, UT 2.9 mi. SE 6424  Antelope Range 
Deer Creek (Stream) Piute County, UT 3.3 mi. S   Mount Belknap 
Cove (Populated Place) Sevier County, UT 3.2 mi. N 5535  Antelope Range 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus oophorus  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

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