Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05986 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus lonchocarpus Torr.
Common name   greater rushy milkvetch
D.M. Barnes   2097  
   with K.T. Harper, R. Van Buren
Coll. Date 09 June 2001 
United States
Emery County
Locality Secret Mesa, ca. 0.5 air miles N of I-70;
     Elev.: 6898 ft. (2103 m.)
Habitat Notes meadow area, 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'  9.52" N, 110° 51'  35.46" W
Township Range T22S R9E Sec. 25  
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)
Voucher Voucher of taxa associated with Erigeron maguirei 
Specimen Notes Erigeron maguirei study site 1. 


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

     Astragalus lonchocarpus Torr.

Common Name(s): great rushy milkvetch, rushy milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25567, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05986s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02730s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03993s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04288s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06114s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08408s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09414s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09521s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10930s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12538s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12676d1.jpg 
specimen image: 12676c1.jpg 
specimen image: 12676s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13141s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05987 Astragalus ceramicus      "painted milkvetch" same section
05990 Calylophus lavandulifolius      "lavender-leaf sundrops" same section
05989 Ipomopsis pumila      "dwarf gilia" same section
05991 Lygodesmia grandiflora  var. grandiflora   "large-flowered skeleton plant" same section
05994 Lygodesmia grandiflora  var. grandiflora   "large-flowered skeleton plant" same section
06734 Machaeranthera       "San Juan tansy aster" 1706 ft. N
06069 Malacothrix sonchoides      "sowthistle desert-dandelion" same section
15111 Thelesperma       "greenthread" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Secret Mesa (Summit) Emery County, UT 1.3 mi. SE 7159  San Rafael Knob 
Eagle Canyon Arch (Arch) Emery County, UT 2 mi. SE 6798  San Rafael Knob 
Justensen Flats (Flat) Emery County, UT 2.3 mi. SW 7077  Copper Globe 
The Blocks (Summit) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. N 6447  The Blocks 
Chimney Rock (Pillar) Emery County, UT 2.6 mi. E 7261  The Blocks 
Ghost Rock (Pillar) Emery County, UT 2.6 mi. E 7349  San Rafael Knob 
San Rafael Knob (Summit) Emery County, UT 3.9 mi. S 7769  San Rafael Knob 
Swasey Cabin (Locale) Emery County, UT 3.7 mi. SE 7195  San Rafael Knob 
Golden Gate (Summit) Emery County, UT 4.7 mi. N 6211  The Blocks 
Head of Sinbad (Summit) Emery County, UT 3.9 mi. SE 7113  San Rafael Knob 
Bullock Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.9 mi. N   The Blocks 
Dutchman Arch (Arch) Emery County, UT 3.9 mi. E 7041  San Rafael Knob 
Forked Post Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 4.3 mi. SE 7054  San Rafael Knob 
Swaseys Arch (Arch) Emery County, UT 5 mi. NE 6349  The Blocks 
Copper Globe (Bench) Emery County, UT 5.1 mi. SW 7041  Copper Globe 
Copper Golbe Mine (Mine) Emery County, UT 5.4 mi. SW 7094  Copper Globe 
Sagebrush Bench (Bench) Emery County, UT 5.6 mi. SW 7254  Copper Globe 
Forney Springs (Spring) Sweetwater County, WY 5.6 mi. NW 6122  Sid And Charley 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus lonchocarpus  Torr.

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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