Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 06968 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus cibarius Sheldon
Common name   browse milkvetch
Collector(s)
J.G. Harris   3067  
Coll. Date 07 May 2002 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah County
Locality Lake Mountains, top of Mercer Canyon, near the summit.
     Elev.: 7462 ft. (2275 m.)
Habitat Notes mountain brush community 
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 40° 16'  21" N, 111° 56'  14" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Astragalus cibarius Sheldon

Common Name(s): browse milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25463, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06968s1.jpg

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.
06956 Antennaria dimorpha      "low pussytoes" same section
06970 Carex geyeri      "Geyer's sedge" same section
06963 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" same section
06958 Collinsia parviflora      "maiden blue eyed Mary" same section
06971 Cryptantha flavoculata      "rough-seeded cat's eye" same section
06964 Cryptantha humilis      "round-spiked cat's eye" same section
06960 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" same section
06955 Fritillaria pudica      "yellowbells" same section
06957 Lithophragma glabrum      "bulbous woodland-star" same section
06969 Lithospermum ruderale      "western stoneseed" same section
06967 Lomatium grayi  var. grayi   "Gray's biscuitroot" same section
06961 Mertensia oblongifolia      "western bluebells" same section
06972 Pediocactus simpsonii      "Simpson's pincushion cactus" same section
06966 Prunus virginiana  var. melanocarpa   "black chokecherry" same section
06959 Ranunculus testiculatus      "bur buttercup" same section
06965 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" same section
06962 Senecio crassulus      "thick-leaf ragwort" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
KFMY-FM (Provo) (Tower) Utah County, UT 2758 ft. N 7536  Saratoga Springs 
KABE-FM (Orem) (Tower) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. N 7592  Saratoga Springs 
KLRZ-FM (Provo) (Tower) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. N 7632  Saratoga Springs 
Limekiln Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2 mi. E   Saratoga Springs 
Wiley Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2 mi. W   Saratoga Springs 
Enoch Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. SE 6457  Soldiers Pass 
Losee Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. E   Saratoga Springs 
Enoch Divide (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. SE 5922  Soldiers Pass 
Israel Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.8 mi. N   Saratoga Springs 
Left Fork Enoch Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. SE   Soldiers Pass 
Right Fork Enoch Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. SE   Saratoga Springs 
Dutchman Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2.8 mi. SE 5742  Soldiers Pass 
Clark Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.8 mi. NE   Saratoga Springs 
Lott Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.3 mi. N   Saratoga Springs 
Wildcat Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. SW   Saratoga Springs 
Long Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. SE 5725  Saratoga Springs 
Olaf Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. E   Saratoga Springs 
Burnt Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.6 mi. N   Saratoga Springs 
Hells Kitchen (Basin) Utah County, UT 3.4 mi. S 5542  Soldiers Pass 
Seep Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. SE   Saratoga Springs 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus cibarius  Sheldon

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+cibarius

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