Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 07036 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus pubentissimus Torr. & Gray
Common name   Green River milkvetch
J.G. Harris   3132  
Coll. Date 25 May 2002 
United States
Emery County
Locality Green River, Gray Canyon, Rabbit Valley; wash bottom.
     Elev.: 4330 ft. (1320 m.)
Habitat Notes wash-bottom comm. 
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° 16'  54" N, 110° 4'  56" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
Specimen Notes [=var. peabodianus (Jones) Welsh, lower elevation variant, J. Alexander, Jul 2008]. 


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

     Astragalus pubentissimus Torr. & Gray

     Astragalus peabodianus M.E. Jones
     Astragalus pubentissimus var. peabodianus (M.E. Jones) Welsh

Common Name(s): Green River milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25645, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 07036s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04218s3.jpg 
specimen image: 10442s2.jpg 
specimen image: 16025a1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
07037 Astragalus episcopus      "Bishop's milkvetch" same section
07032 Castilleja scabrida  var. scabrida   "rough paintbrush" same section
07031 Chamaesyce fendleri      "Fendler's sandmat" same section
07030 Gaillardia flava      "yellow blanketflower" same section
07028 Mirabilis linearis  var. linearis  same section
07034 Penstemon utahensis      "Utah beardtongue" same section
07029 Phyla cuneifolia      "wedgeleaf" same section
07033 Streptanthus cordatus  var. cordatus   "heart-leaf twistflower" same section
07035 Thelypodiopsis divaricata      "spreading thelypodiopsis" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Rabbit Valley (Valley) Emery County, UT 2258 ft. NE   Turtle Canyon 
Curry Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 0.6 mi. S   Three Fords Canyon 
Rabbit Valley Rapids (Rapids) Emery County, UT 2881 ft. E 4262  Three Fords Canyon 
Curry Rapids (Rapids) Emery County, UT 0.9 mi. SE 4210  Three Fords Canyon 
Beaver Slide Bottom (Bend) Grand County, UT 1.2 mi. NE 4442  Three Fords Canyon 
Three Golden Stairs (Summit) Emery County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 4689  Three Fords Canyon 
Saleratus Rapids (Rapids) Emery County, UT 1.7 mi. SE 4203  Three Fords Canyon 
Xmas Mountain (Summit) Emery County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 5748  Three Fords Canyon 
Saleratus Canyon (Valley) Grand County, UT 1.7 mi. SE   Lion Canyon 
Beaver Slide Rim (Cliff) Grand County, UT 1.6 mi. E 5296  Three Fords Canyon 
Coal Creek (Stream) Grand County, UT 2.3 mi. SE   Lion Canyon 
Coal Creek Rapids (Rapids) Emery County, UT 2.3 mi. SE 4219  Three Fords Canyon 
Range Creek Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.2 mi. NE   Bruin Point 
Range Creek (Stream) Emery County, UT 2.2 mi. NE   Bruin Point 
Pinnacle Mesa (Summit) Grand County, UT 2.1 mi. E 5506  Three Fords Canyon 
Range Creek Rapids (Rapids) Emery County, UT 2.4 mi. NE 4249  Three Fords Canyon 
Last Chance Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.7 mi. NE   Three Fords Canyon 
Last Chance Rapids (Rapids) Emery County, UT 2.7 mi. NE 4239  Three Fords Canyon 
Spring Wash Canyon (Valley) Grand County, UT 2.7 mi. NE   Three Fords Canyon 
Last Chance Benches (Bench) Emery County, UT 2.9 mi. N 5469  Three Fords Canyon 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus pubentissimus  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

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