Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 06858 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus utahensis (Torr.) Torr. & Gray
Common name   Utah milkvetch
Collector(s)
K.T. Harper   2002-24  
   with D. Aristizabal
Coll. Date 15 May 2002 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah County
Locality Highway 89 ca 1 mile N of Birdseye, E side of Highway, across from white church.
     Elev.: 5345 ft. (1630 m.)
Habitat Notes volcanic ash derived soil, erosional surface. 
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° 56'  9" N, 111° 34'  33" W
Township Range T10S, R3E  
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).

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


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15955 Astragalus argophyllus  var. panguicensis   "Panguitch milkvetch" 2 mi. N
06857 Schoenocrambe linifolia      "flaxleaf plainsmustard" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Thomas Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2392 ft. SW   Birdseye 
Paces Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2537 ft. S   Payson Lakes 
Rock Hill Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. SE   Payson Lakes 
Cedar Knoll (Summit) Utah County, UT 1 mi. SE 5863  Birdseye 
Nielson Knoll (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. N 6411  Birdseye 
Old Cart Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. S   Birdseye 
Deer Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. NW   Birdseye 
Birdseye (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. SE 5420  Birdseye 
Mahogany Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. NW 8088  Birdseye 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. SE 5401  Birdseye 
Bennie Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. SE   Payson Lakes 
Anderson Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. E   Birdseye 
Hudson Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. SE   Birdseye 
Aggie Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. NE   Birdseye 
Blind Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. E   Thistle 
Jackson Wildlife Management Area (Park) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. E 5955  Birdseye 
Gardner Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. S   Birdseye 
Right Fork Crab Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 3.1 mi. N   Birdseye 
Left Fork Crab Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 3.1 mi. N   Birdseye 
Pines (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. S 5532  Birdseye 

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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