Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05943 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus woodruffii M.E. Jones
Common name   Woodruff's milkvetch
J.G. Harris   2847  
   with C. Harris
Coll. Date 27 May 2001 
United States
Emery County
Locality San Rafael Desert, along road to Goblin Valley, ca. 4.8 km N of Goblin Valley.
     Elev.: 5084 ft. (1550 m.)
Habitat Notes sand desert shrub 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° 37'  38" N, 110° 40'  14" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Astragalus woodruffii M.E. Jones

Common Name(s): Woodruff's milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25729, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05943s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01088s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05940 Caesalpinia repens     same section
05944 Poliomintha incana      "frosted mint" same section
05942 Wyethia scabra      "rough mule's ears" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Buckskin Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 2777 ft. S 5194  Goblin Valley 
Cow Tanks (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 1.1 mi. N 5227  Temple Mountain 
South Temple Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 1.3 mi. N   Temple Mountain 
Mollys Castle (Summit) Emery County, UT 3.5 mi. S 4902  Goblin Valley 
North Temple Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.6 mi. N   Twin Knolls 
Crack Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.3 mi. SW   Dry Lakes Peak 
Temple Mountain (Summit) Emery County, UT 4.3 mi. N 6532  Temple Mountain 
Bruff Valley (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.3 mi. N   Horse Valley 
Farnsworth Tanks (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 3.8 mi. NE 5243  Old Woman Wash 
Wild Horse Butte (Summit) Emery County, UT 4.2 mi. SW 5253  Goblin Valley 
Gilson Butte (Summit) Emery County, UT 4.2 mi. SE 5391  Gilson Butte 
Goblin Valley State Park (Park) Emery County, UT 4.6 mi. S 4967  Goblin Valley 
Little Gilson Butte (Summit) Emery County, UT 4.4 mi. SE 5138  Gilson Butte 
Goblin Valley State Park (Park) Emery County, UT 5 mi. SW 5007  Goblin Valley 
Flat Top (Summit) Emery County, UT 4.8 mi. NW 6349  Temple Mountain 
Goblin Valley Campground (Locale) Emery County, UT 5.3 mi. S 4925  Goblin Valley 
Chute Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 5.6 mi. SW   Horse Valley 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus woodruffii  M.E. Jones

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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