Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05964 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus preussii A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. latus M.E. Jones
Common name   narrow-leaf Preuss' milkvetch
Donna M. Barnes   1174  
   with K.T. Harper, R. Jolley
Coll. Date 10 May 2001 
United States
Wayne County
Locality roadside, Highway 24, 20 miles S of Goblin Valley turnoff.
     Elev.: 4295 ft. (1309 m.)
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° 52'  N, 110° 21'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Astragalus preussii var. preussii Gray

     Astragalus preussii var. latus M.E. Jones

Common Name(s): Preuss milkvetch, Preuss' milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192703, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05964s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05923s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06984s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13148s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13472s1.jpg 
specimen image: 16843c1.jpg 
specimen image: 16843b1.jpg 
specimen image: 16843a1.jpg 
specimen image: 16843s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05960 Asclepias macrosperma      "bigseed milkweed" same section
05961 Ephedra torreyana      "Torrey's ephedra" same section
05959 Ephedra torreyana      "Torrey's ephedra" same section
05962 Xylorhiza venusta      "Cisco woody aster" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Hatt Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 1.3 mi. NW 4229  Jessies Twist 
Greasewood Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.1 mi. SW   Arsons Garden 
Jessies Twist (Locale) Emery County, UT 2.3 mi. NE 4413  Jessies Twist 
Shadscale Mesa (Summit) Emery County, UT 3.6 mi. NW 4465  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Buckmaster Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.9 mi. N   Jessies Twist 
Ninemile Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 4.5 mi. E 4272  Jessies Twist 
Spotted Wolf Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 5.1 mi. NW   Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Black Dragon Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 5.9 mi. N   Drowned Hole Draw 
Tidwell Bottoms (Bend) Emery County, UT 6.1 mi. N 4259  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
The Squeeze (Valley) Emery County, UT 5.6 mi. NW   Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Trail Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 6 mi. NE 4285  Jessies Twist 
Black Dragon Pictograph (Locale) Emery County, UT 6.6 mi. NW 4626  Spotted Wolf Canyon 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus preussii  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:

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