Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06893 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus desereticus Barneby
Common name   Deseret milkvetch
Status This species is a state or federal sensitive species.
Donna M. Barnes   2313  
   with K.T. Harper, R. Jolley
Coll. Date 05 June 2002 
United States
Utah County
Habitat Notes dry rocky clay soil, erosional area. 
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.
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)
Specimen Notes [Sheet 1 of 2]; threatened 


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

     Astragalus desereticus Barneby

Common Name(s): deseret milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25490, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06893s4.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 06894s5.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
07136 Agoseris glauca  var. glauca   "mountain dandelion" same section
15955 Astragalus argophyllus  var. panguicensis   "Panguitch milkvetch" 2 mi. NE
07135 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" same section
06894 Astragalus desereticus      "Deseret milkvetch" same section
09976 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" same section
07134 Chaenactis douglasii      "Douglas' dusty-maiden" same section
17826 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. brevicaule   "short-stemmed wild buckwheat" 1510 ft. N
06895 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. laxifolium   "loose-leaf wild buckwheat" same section
14034 Ipomopsis aggregata  var. aggregata   "scarlet gilia" 1758 ft. SW
06836 Penstemon scariosus  var. garrettii   "Garrett's beardtongue" same section
14035 Phlox austromontana  var. austromontana   "southern phlox" 1967 ft. SW
17825 Phlox austromontana  var. austromontana   "southern phlox" 1510 ft. N
07101 Poa fendleriana  subsp. longiligula   "muttongrass" same section
07133 Poa fendleriana  subsp. longiligula   "muttongrass" same section
07102 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" same section
07245 Salix eriocephala  var. ligulifolia  1.1 mi. N
14928 Senecio crassulus      "thick-leaf ragwort" 1355 ft. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Anderson Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2425 ft. N   Birdseye 
Jackson Wildlife Management Area (Park) Utah County, UT 2984 ft. SE 5955  Birdseye 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. S 5401  Birdseye 
Bennie Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. S   Payson Lakes 
Birdseye (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. S 5420  Birdseye 
Blind Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. N   Thistle 
Aggie Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1 mi. N   Birdseye 
Rock Hill Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. SW   Payson Lakes 
Birdseye Quarry (Mine) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. SE 7379  Birdseye 
Cedar Knoll (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 5863  Birdseye 
Burdick Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. S 6277  Birdseye 
Hudson Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. S   Birdseye 
Nielson Knoll (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. NW 6411  Birdseye 
Paces Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. W   Payson Lakes 
Thomas Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. W   Birdseye 
Old Cart Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. SW   Birdseye 
Pines (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. S 5532  Birdseye 
Gardner Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. S   Birdseye 
Cottonwood Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. NE 5820  Birdseye 
Crab Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. NE   Birdseye 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus desereticus  Barneby

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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