Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06250 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus convallarius Greene
Infraspecific    var. convallarius 
Common name   lesser rushy milkvetch
J.G. Harris   2921  
Coll. Date 26 June 2001 
United States
Millard County
Locality Canyon Mountains, Williams Peak.
     Elev.: 9184 ft. (2800 m.)
Habitat Notes Cilffs, rocky ledges, near the summit. 
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 39° 17'  N, 112° 11'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Astragalus convallarius var. convallarius Greene

     Astragalus junciformis A. Nels.

Common Name(s): lesser rushy milkvetch, timber milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192422, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
06523 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" 1.6 mi. NE
06529 Arctostaphylos patula      "greenleaf manzanita" 1.6 mi. NE
06245 Arenaria macradenia  var. macradenia   "desert sandwort" same section
06257 Artemisia arbuscula      "low sagebrush" same section
06255 Astragalus piutensis      "Marysvale milkvetch" same section
06525 Boechera holboellii  var. secunda  1.6 mi. NE
06527 Carex dioica  var. gynocrates  1.6 mi. NE
06256 Castilleja linariifolia      "Wyoming Indian paintbrush" same section
06517 Castilleja linariifolia      "Wyoming Indian paintbrush" 1.6 mi. NE
06265 Ceanothus martinii      "Martin's ceanothus" same section
06266 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" same section
06516 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" 1.6 mi. NE
06519 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" 1.6 mi. NE
06268 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" same section
10959 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" 1.8 mi. NE
06518 Erigeron flagellaris      "trailing fleabane" 1.6 mi. NE
06253 Erigeron nauseosus      "Marysvale fleabane" same section
06520 Erigeron nauseosus      "Marysvale fleabane" 1.6 mi. NE
06261 Eriogonum heracleoides      "parsnip-flowered wild buckwheat" same section
06528 Eriogonum heracleoides      "parsnip-flowered wild buckwheat" 1.6 mi. NE
07776 Eriogonum racemosum  var. racemosum   "redroot wild buckwheat" 2 mi. NE
06260 Eriogonum spathulatum  var. spathulatum   "spoon-leaf wild buckwheat" same section
06264 Gayophytum decipiens      "deceptive groundsmoke" same section
06249 Heuchera rubescens  var. rubescens   "pink alumroot" same section
06252 Holodiscus dumosus      "mountainspray" same section
06258 Lepidium montanum  var. heterophyllum   "entire-leaved pepper-grass" same section
06251 Lupinus sericeus  var. barbiger   "bearded silky lupine" same section
06247 Monardella odoratissima      "mountain monardella" same section
06514 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" 1.6 mi. NE
10958 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" 1.8 mi. NE
06246 Penstemon leonardii  var. leonardii   "Leonard's beardtongue" same section
06254 Petradoria pumila  var. pumila   "common rock goldenrod" same section
06526 Poa arctica  subsp. aperta   "arctic bluegrass" 1.6 mi. NE
10957 Potentilla glandulosa  var. pseudorupestris   "rock-loving sticky cinquefoil" 1.8 mi. NE
06515 Potentilla glandulosa  var. pusilla   "Tushar sticky cinquefoil" 1.6 mi. NE
06262 Pseudoroegneria spicata  subsp. spicata   "bluebunch wheatgrass" same section
06248 Sedum debile      "orpine stonecrop" same section
06522 Senecio integerrimus  var. exaltatus   "Columbia ragwort" 1.6 mi. NE
06521 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" 1.6 mi. NE
06263 Silene douglasii      "Douglas's catchfly" same section
06524 Thelypodium sagittatum  var. sagittatum   "arrow thelypody" 1.6 mi. NE
06513 Viola purpurea  var. venosa  1.6 mi. NE
06387 Woodsia oregana      "Oregon cliff fern" 1.6 mi. NE
07778 Woodsia oregana      "Oregon cliff fern" 2 mi. NE
07777 Zauschneria latifolia  var. garrettii  2 mi. NE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Little Long Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 0.6 mi. SE   Williams Peak 
Williams Peak (Summit) Millard County, UT 1.1 mi. NW 8908  Williams Peak 
John Williams Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.4 mi. N   Williams Peak 
Fishers Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 1.9 mi. S 5696  Williams Peak 
Yance Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.1 mi. N   Williams Peak 
Mud Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 2.6 mi. S 6536  Scipio Pass 
Hardscrabble Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.9 mi. N   Williams Peak 
Spring Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.5 mi. S   Scipio Pass 
Middle Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.7 mi. S   Scipio Pass 
Bear Hollow (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.3 mi. NW   Williams Peak 
Murrays Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.7 mi. S   Scipio Pass 
Prouse Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.3 mi. NW   Williams Peak 
Rough Hollow (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.6 mi. NW   Williams Peak 
Devil Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.4 mi. SW   Williams Peak 
Ox Hollow (Valley) Millard County, UT 4.2 mi. N   Williams Peak 
Upper Quaking Asp Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.6 mi. NW   Williams Peak 
Rogers Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.7 mi. NW   Williams Peak 
Rattlesnake Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.8 mi. NW   Williams Peak 
Eightmile Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 4.3 mi. SW   Williams Peak 
Scipio Valley (Basin) Millard County, UT 3.9 mi. E 5256  Scipio North 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus convallarius  Greene

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

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