Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06065 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus agrestis Douglas ex G. Don
Common name   field milkvetch
Donna M. Barnes   2033  
Coll. Date 20 June 2001 
United States
Garfield County
Locality [Paunsaugunt Plateau], N side of Highway 12, at mile marker 11, W of the East Fork of the Sevier River.
     Elev.: 7685 ft. (2343 m.)
Habitat Notes Claron Formation, rocky-silty limestone 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 37° 42'  15" N, 112° 11'  58" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Astragalus agrestis Dougl. ex G. Don

     Astragalus danicus var. dasyglottis (Fisch. ex DC.) Boivin
     Astragalus dasyglottis Fisch. ex DC.
     Astragalus goniatus Nutt.
     Astragalus hypoglottis Hook.

Common Name(s): cock's-head, field milkvetch, purple milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25405, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06065s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 07440s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07616s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10743s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10753s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12406s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13056s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13056b2.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05173 Aquilegia scopulorum  var. scopulorum   "Utah columbine" same section
14404 Artemisia frigida      "prairie sagewort" 501 ft. W
14401 Artemisia pygmaea      "pygmy sagebrush" 501 ft. W
02415 Astragalus agrestis      "field milkvetch" 2085 ft. W
10631 Astragalus kentrophyta  var. tegetarius   "mountain spiny milkvetch" 501 ft. W
02341 Calylophus lavandulifolius      "lavender-leaf sundrops" 2085 ft. W
05174 Calylophus lavandulifolius      "lavender-leaf sundrops" same section
02401 Campanula parryi      "Parry's bellflower" 2085 ft. W
06062 Chaenactis douglasii      "Douglas' dusty-maiden" same section
06063 Cordylanthus kingii      "King's bird's-beak" same section
14399 Ericameria parryi  var. howardii   "Howard's rabbitbrush" 501 ft. W
14402 Ericameria parryi  var. howardii   "Howard's rabbitbrush" 501 ft. W
14403 Hymenoxys richardsonii      "Richardson's rubberweed" 501 ft. W
06119 Hymenoxys richardsonii  var. floribunda   "Colorado rubberweed" same section
06064 Lepidium montanum  var. claronense   "Claron pepperwort" same section
14398 Linanthus caespitosus      "mat prickly phlox" 501 ft. W
14400 Machaeranthera grindelioides  var. grindelioides   "gumweed tansy aster" 501 ft. W
10630 Penstemon caespitosus  var. desertipicti   "painted mat beardtongue" 501 ft. W
06068 Phlox hoodii  var. canescens   "carpet phlox" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
The Pine Hills (Summit) Garfield County, UT 1793 ft. NE 7842  Bryce Canyon 
Coyote Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2926 ft. S   Wilson Peak 
Emery Valley (Basin) Garfield County, UT 1 mi. SE 7618  Bryce Canyon 
Mud Spring Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 1.1 mi. E   Flake Mountain West 
Berry Spring Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 1.7 mi. NW   Flake Mountain West 
Daves Hollow Forest Service Station (Locale) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. S 7694  Bryce Canyon 
Daves Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.3 mi. S   Bryce Canyon 
Gussie Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. NE   Bryce Canyon 
Ahlstrom Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.5 mi. SW   Wilson Peak 
Johnson Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 2.3 mi. W 7799  Bryce Canyon 
Lightning Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.5 mi. W   Bryce Canyon 
Bryce Canyon Airport (Airport) Garfield County, UT 2.5 mi. E 7586  Bryce Canyon 
Tropic Ditch (Canal) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. SE 7684  Bryce Canyon 
Pink Cliffs Village (Park) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. E 7605  Bryce Canyon 
The Triangle (Locale) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. E 7605  Bryce Canyon 
Shinglemill Swale (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.7 mi. E   Bryce Canyon 
Syrett Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3 mi. SE   Bryce Canyon 
Rubys Inn (Locale) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. SE 7664  Bryce Canyon 
Bryce Canyon Heliport (Airport) Garfield County, UT 3.2 mi. SE 7661  Bryce Canyon 
John L Swale (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.3 mi. E   Flake Mountain West 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus agrestis  Douglas ex G. Don

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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