Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 07027 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus ceramicus Sheldon
Common name   painted milkvetch
J.G. Harris   3123  
Coll. Date 23 May 2002 
United States
Carbon County
Locality Green River, Desolation Canyon, side canyon just N of Steer Ridge Canyon.
     Elev.: 4592 ft. (1400 m.)
Habitat Notes wash bottom 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 39° 34'  44" N, 110° 2'  10" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Astragalus ceramicus Sheldon

Common Name(s): painted milkvetch, painted milk-vetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25457, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 07027s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00389s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03355s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03785s2.jpg 
specimen image: 04338s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05221s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05987s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10444s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10670s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
07023 Apocynum cannabinum  var. glaberrimum   "Indian-hemp" same section
07021 Asclepias asperula      "spider milkweed" same section
07026 Chrysopsis villosa  var. minor   "hairy goldenaster" same section
07022 Cryptantha mensana      "Emery cat's eye" same section
07024 Cryptantha wetherillii      "Wetherill's cat's eye" same section
07025 Purshia mexicana  var. stansburyana   "Stansbury's cliffrose" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Steer Ridge Rapids (Rapids) Carbon County, UT 2156 ft. S 4607  Steer Ridge Canyon 
Steer Ridge Canyon (Valley) Carbon County, UT 2135 ft. S   Steer Ridge Canyon 
Steer Ridge Bottom (Flat) Carbon County, UT 2793 ft. S 4498  Steer Ridge Canyon 
Wild Horse Rapids (Rapids) Carbon County, UT 1 mi. NE 4521  Steer Ridge Canyon 
Wild Horse Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 1.3 mi. NE   Firewater Canyon South 
Log Cabin Rapids (Rapids) Carbon County, UT 1.9 mi. S 4469  Steer Ridge Canyon 
Rock Creek (Stream) Carbon County, UT 2.6 mi. S   Patmos Head 
Rock Creek Rapids (Rapids) Carbon County, UT 2.6 mi. S 4469  Steer Ridge Canyon 
Left Fork Rock Creek (Stream) Carbon County, UT 2.6 mi. SW   Summerhouse Ridge 
Rock Creek Ranch (Locale) Carbon County, UT 2.9 mi. S 4472  Steer Ridge Canyon 
Calf Canyon Rapids (Rapids) Carbon County, UT 3.4 mi. S 4462  Steer Ridge Canyon 
Calf Canyon (Valley) Carbon County, UT 3.6 mi. S   Steer Ridge Canyon 
Fox Point (Cape) Uintah County, UT 3.2 mi. SE 7779  Firewater Canyon South 
Snap Canyon (Valley) Carbon County, UT 4 mi. S   Lighthouse Canyon 
Snap Canyon Rapids (Rapids) Carbon County, UT 4.1 mi. S 4423  Steer Ridge Canyon 
Flat Canyon (Valley) Carbon County, UT 4 mi. N   Patmos Head 
Little Cedar Ridge Canyon (Valley) Carbon County, UT 4.1 mi. N   Cedar Ridge Canyon 
Flat Canyon Rapids (Rapids) Carbon County, UT 4.1 mi. N 4564  Cedar Ridge Canyon 
Johnson Spring (Spring) Carbon County, UT 3.7 mi. W 7635  Steer Ridge Canyon 
Three Canyon Rapids (Rapids) Carbon County, UT 5 mi. S 4436  Steer Ridge Canyon 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus ceramicus  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

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