Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 00387 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus utahensis (Torr.) Torr. & Gray
Common name   Utah milkvetch
Collector(s)
Tammy Hunt   11  
Coll. Date 30 April 1989 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Wayne County
Locality southeastern part of the township, head of the Middle Desert; [the original TRS indicates that this was collected in the vicinity of Caineville, however the locality indicates it was collected in the SE part of T27S R7E at the SE end of the Middle Desert, E of the Capitol Reef National Park boundary, J. Alexander, Jan. 2016];
    
Habitat Notes very dry, desert. 
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° 26'  24" N, 111° 7'  5" W
Township Range T28S, R8E  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).

Taxonomy


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

     Astragalus utahensis (Torr.) Torr. & Gray

Common Name(s): Utah locoweed, Utah milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25716, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Black Mountain (Summit) Wayne County, UT 2 mi. N 6300  Caine Springs 
Middle Desert Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 3 mi. NE   Cathedral Mountain 
Last Chance Wash (Valley) Wayne County, UT 3.1 mi. NE   Willow Springs 
Willow Seep (Spring) Wayne County, UT 3.4 mi. SE 5079  Caine Springs 
Rockwater Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 3.9 mi. S 5427  Fruita NW 
Corral Canyon (Valley) Wayne County, UT 4 mi. N   The Frying Pan 
Salvation Creek (Stream) Emery County, UT 4.9 mi. N   Salvation Creek 
Temple of the Moon (Summit) Wayne County, UT 4 mi. W 5401  Fruita NW 
Campers Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 4.1 mi. W 5417  Fruita NW 
Temple of the Sun (Summit) Wayne County, UT 4.1 mi. W 5473  Fruita NW 
Lower Group (Area) Wayne County, UT 4.3 mi. W 5427  Fruita NW 
Corral Canyon Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 5.5 mi. N 5679  The Frying Pan 
Middle Desert (Plain) Wayne County, UT 4.7 mi. NW 5479  Fruita NW 
Dry Wash (Valley) Wayne County, UT 5.6 mi. SW   Fruita NW 
Factory Butte (Summit) Emery County, UT 5.6 mi. N 6365  Salvation Creek 
The Hartnet (Area) Wayne County, UT 5.5 mi. SW 5883  Fruita NW 
Hartnet Draw (Valley) Wayne County, UT 5.8 mi. SE   Cathedral Mountain 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus utahensis  (Torr.) Torr. & 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:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Astragalus+utahensis

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