Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 06754 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus mollissimus Torr.
Infraspecific    var. thompsoniae (S. Watson) Barneby
Common name   Thompson's woolly milkvetch
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   2216  
   with K. Barnes, M. Barnes
Coll. Date 15 May 2002 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Uintah County
Locality Book Cliffs-Roan cliffs, road ca 0.5 mi E of coral.
     Elev.: 6170 ft. (1881 m.)
Habitat Notes PJ community; dry silty soil, desert pvmnt. 
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° 48'  N, 109° 16'  W
Township Range T12S, R24E, Sec. 6, NE1/4  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)

Taxonomy


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

     Astragalus mollissimus var. thompsoniae (S. Wats.) Barneby

     Astragalus bigelovii var. thompsoniae (S. Wats.) M.E. Jones
     Astragalus thompsonae
     Astragalus thompsoniae S. Wats.

Common Name(s): Thompson woolly milkvetch, Thompson's woolly milkvetch, woolly locoweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192649, click for more information and references)

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

Images

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


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
06752 Chamaesyce fendleri      "Fendler's sandmat" same section
06750 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" same section
06755 Lappula occidentalis  var. occidentalis   "western stickseed" same section
06753 Lepidium montanum  var. jonesii   "Jones' pepperwort" same section
06756 Penstemon fremontii      "Fremont's beardtongue" same section
06751 Physaria acutifolia  var. acutifolia   "sharpleaf twinpod" same section
06742 Schoenocrambe linifolia      "flaxleaf plainsmustard" same section
06757 Townsendia strigosa      "hairy Townsend-daisy" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cedar Corral (Summit) Uintah County, UT 725 ft. N 6162  Archy Bench SE 
Seely Cabin (Locale) Uintah County, UT 2227 ft. E 6132  Archy Bench SE 
Oil Springs Oil and Gas Field (Oilfield) Uintah County, UT 1.7 mi. E 5988  Rainbow 
Kings Well (Well) Uintah County, UT 1.9 mi. NE 5798  Rainbow 
Long Draw (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.1 mi. NE   Burnt Timber Canyon 
East Fork Asphalt Wash (Valley) Uintah County, UT 4.8 mi. N   Rainbow 
East Seep Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 3.9 mi. E   Burnt Timber Canyon 
Rock House Gas Field (Oilfield) Uintah County, UT 5.4 mi. N 5893  Archy Bench SE 
Wolf Den (Locale) Uintah County, UT 5.9 mi. SE 6519  Burnt Timber Canyon 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus mollissimus  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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Astragalus+mollissimus

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