Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06824 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus oophorus S. Watson
Infraspecific    var. caulescens (M.E. Jones) M.E. Jones
Common name   pallid egg milkvetch
R. Scott   s.n.  
Coll. Date 12 May 2002 
United States
Juab County
Locality [none]
Habitat Notes warm desert shrub comm.; rocky sand. 
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° 59'  34" N, 111° 49'  27" W
Township Range T9S, R1E, Sec. 34  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
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).


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

     Astragalus oophorus var. caulescens (M.E. Jones) M.E. Jones

Common Name(s): egg milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192679, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06824s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00213s1.jpg 
specimen image: 00384s2.jpg 
specimen image: 00392s2.jpg 
specimen image: 02639s3.jpg 
specimen image: 03778s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03918s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05107s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05853s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11603d1.jpg 
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specimen image: 11637d1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02060 Atriplex confertifolia      "shadscale saltbush" 1 mi. E
01308 Atriplex gardneri  var. utahensis   "Utah saltbush" 1 mi. E
02059 Purshia mexicana  var. stansburyana   "Stansbury's cliffrose" 1 mi. E


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Townsend (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1223 ft. W 4702  Santaquin 
Ewell Regulating Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 2296 ft. S 4784  Santaquin 
Ewell Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 2296 ft. S 4784  Santaquin 
Goshen Hill (Summit) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. E 5004  Santaquin 
Goshen Gap (Gap) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 4777  West Mountain 
Genola (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1 mi. W 4607  Santaquin 
Keigley (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. NE 4780  West Mountain 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. W 4600  Santaquin 
Keigley Quarry (Mine) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. NE 4803  West Mountain 
Bountiful Peak Picnic Area (Locale) Davis County, UT 1.4 mi. SE 4895  Santaquin 
Summit Creek Number Two Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. S 4944  Santaquin 
Summit Creek Number Two Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. S 4944  Santaquin 
Cedar Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. S   Santaquin 
East Warm Creek Ditch (Canal) Utah County, UT 2 mi. SW 4541  Santaquin 
Santaquin School (School) Utah County, UT 2 mi. SE 4971  Santaquin 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2 mi. SE 4964  Santaquin 
West Park (Flat) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. SE 4997  Santaquin 
Warm Springs Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. SW 5463  Santaquin 
Santaquin (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. SE 4984  Santaquin 
Santaquin Post Office (Post Office) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. SE 4977  Santaquin 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus oophorus  S. Watson

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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