Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 06886 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus convallarius Greene
Infraspecific    var. convallarius 
Common name   lesser rushy milkvetch
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   2263  
Coll. Date 03 June 2002 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Millard County
Locality off Highway 50, Maple Grove Campground, trail S of campground.
     Elev.: 6963 ft. (2123 m.)
Habitat Notes dry rocky soil, steep S facing slope. 
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° 1'  N, 112° 7'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)

Taxonomy


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
                                                

Images

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.
06845 Allium acuminatum      "taper-tip wild onion" same section
06873 Boechera perennans     same section
06877 Camelina microcarpa      "littlepod false flax" same section
06839 Castilleja miniata      "giant red Indian paintbrush" same section
06842 Ceanothus martinii      "Martin's ceanothus" same section
06875 Chaenactis douglasii      "Douglas' dusty-maiden" same section
06885 Crepis acuminata      "tapertip hawksbeard" same section
06884 Crepis acuminata      "tapertip hawksbeard" same section
06874 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" same section
06872 Descurainia pinnata  var. osmiarum  same section
06882 Erigeron divergens      "spreading fleabane" same section
06883 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" same section
06843 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" same section
06878 Gilia transmontana      "transmontane gilia" same section
06838 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "Utah sweetvetch" same section
06879 Hydrophyllum occidentale  var. watsonii  same section
04371 Lactuca tatarica  var. pulchella   "blue lettuce" same section
06833 Lomatium dissectum  var. eatonii   "carrotleaf biscuitroot" same section
06881 Microseris nutans      "nodding silverpuffs" same section
06876 Penstemon eatonii  var. eatonii  same section
04380 Petrophytum caespitosum      "rockmat" same section
06840 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" same section
06841 Prunus virginiana      "chokecherry" same section
04379 Sanguisorba minor      "small burnet" same section
04372 Solidago velutina      "three-nerved goldenrod" same section
06871 Stellaria jamesiana     same section
06880 Zigadenus paniculatus      "foothill death camas" 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 Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 2188 ft. E 8393  Scipio Lake 
Robins Lake (Lake) Millard County, UT 1.1 mi. N 8914  Scipio Lake 
Left Fork Rock Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 1 mi. SE   Scipio Lake 
Pharo Ridge (Ridge) Millard County, UT 1.2 mi. S 8662  Scipio Lake 
Robins Valley (Basin) Millard County, UT 1.2 mi. N 8990  Scipio Lake 
Pioneer Administrative Site (Locale) Millard County, UT 1.2 mi. SW 9124  Coffee Peak 
Dry Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.3 mi. NE   Scipio Lake 
Maple Grove (Populated Place) Millard County, UT 1.3 mi. E 6769  Scipio Lake 
Maple Grove Campground (Locale) Millard County, UT 1.5 mi. E 6555  Scipio Lake 
Eagle Hollow (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.5 mi. W   Mount Catherine 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.7 mi. E   Scipio Lake 
Jacks Peak (Summit) Millard County, UT 2 mi. SW 9817  Mount Catherine 
Willow Creek Ridge (Ridge) Millard County, UT 2.2 mi. S 8462  Beehive Peak 
Willow Creek Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 2.8 mi. S 7776  Beehive Peak 
Willow Creek Peak (Summit) Millard County, UT 3 mi. S 9643  Mount Catherine 
Teeples Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 2.6 mi. SW 9554  Mount Catherine 
Pharo Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.5 mi. E   Mount Catherine 
Pharo Creek (Stream) Millard County, UT 2.5 mi. E   Mount Catherine 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 3 mi. S   Mount Catherine 
Teeples Ridge (Ridge) Millard County, UT 2.9 mi. SW 9607  Mount Catherine 

Links

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

Google Images

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

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