Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 02415 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus agrestis Douglas ex G. Don
Common name   field milkvetch
K.T. Harper   s.n.  
   with R. Van Buren, J. Tolman, V. Taylor
Coll. Date 18 July 1995 
United States
Garfield County
Locality Pine Hills, ca. 2.75 miles west on Highway 12, from Bryce Canyon, intersection, just N of East Fork Sevier River Road, take dirt road towards the hills, only on the white outcrop of front facing slopes.
Habitat Notes white outcrop, near stream. 
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 37° 42'  14" N, 112° 11'  32" W
Township Range T36S, R4W, Sec. 2  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).
Specimen Notes flowers ascending, not declined as in A. hallii, J. Alexander, Jul 2008. 


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

     Astragalus agrestis Dougl. ex G. Don

     Astragalus danicus var. dasyglottis (Fisch. ex DC.) Boivin
     Astragalus dasyglottis Fisch. ex DC.
     Astragalus goniatus Nutt.
     Astragalus hypoglottis Hook.

Common Name(s): cock's-head, field milkvetch, purple milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25405, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 02415s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 06065s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07440s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07616s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10743s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10753s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12406s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13056s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13056b2.jpg 
specimen image: 13056a1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05173 Aquilegia scopulorum  var. scopulorum   "Utah columbine" 2928 ft. SW
14404 Artemisia frigida      "prairie sagewort" 1608 ft. E
14401 Artemisia pygmaea      "pygmy sagebrush" 1608 ft. E
06065 Astragalus agrestis      "field milkvetch" 2085 ft. E
10631 Astragalus kentrophyta  var. tegetarius   "mountain spiny milkvetch" 1608 ft. E
05174 Calylophus lavandulifolius      "lavender-leaf sundrops" 2928 ft. SW
02341 Calylophus lavandulifolius      "lavender-leaf sundrops" same section
02401 Campanula parryi      "Parry's bellflower" same section
06062 Chaenactis douglasii      "Douglas' dusty-maiden" 2085 ft. E
06063 Cordylanthus kingii      "King's bird's-beak" 2085 ft. E
14399 Ericameria parryi  var. howardii   "Howard's rabbitbrush" 1608 ft. E
14402 Ericameria parryi  var. howardii   "Howard's rabbitbrush" 1608 ft. E
14403 Hymenoxys richardsonii      "Richardson's rubberweed" 1608 ft. E
06119 Hymenoxys richardsonii  var. floribunda   "Colorado rubberweed" 2085 ft. E
06064 Lepidium montanum  var. claronense   "Claron pepperwort" 2085 ft. E
14398 Linanthus caespitosus      "mat prickly phlox" 1608 ft. E
14400 Machaeranthera grindelioides  var. grindelioides   "gumweed tansy aster" 1608 ft. E
10630 Penstemon caespitosus  var. desertipicti   "painted mat beardtongue" 1608 ft. E
06068 Phlox hoodii  var. canescens   "carpet phlox" 2085 ft. E


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
The Pine Hills (Summit) Garfield County, UT 1651 ft. N 7842  Bryce Canyon 
Emery Valley (Basin) Garfield County, UT 0.6 mi. SE 7618  Bryce Canyon 
Coyote Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 0.7 mi. SW   Wilson Peak 
Mud Spring Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 0.7 mi. E   Flake Mountain West 
Gussie Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.7 mi. NE   Bryce Canyon 
Daves Hollow Forest Service Station (Locale) Garfield County, UT 2.1 mi. S 7694  Bryce Canyon 
Berry Spring Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. NW   Flake Mountain West 
Daves Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. S   Bryce Canyon 
Bryce Canyon Airport (Airport) Garfield County, UT 2.1 mi. E 7586  Bryce Canyon 
Pink Cliffs Village (Park) Garfield County, UT 2.2 mi. E 7605  Bryce Canyon 
The Triangle (Locale) Garfield County, UT 2.3 mi. SE 7605  Bryce Canyon 
Tropic Ditch (Canal) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 7684  Bryce Canyon 
Shinglemill Swale (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. SE   Bryce Canyon 
Ahlstrom Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.7 mi. SW   Wilson Peak 
Syrett Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. SE   Bryce Canyon 
Rubys Inn (Locale) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. SE 7664  Bryce Canyon 
Bryce Canyon Heliport (Airport) Garfield County, UT 2.9 mi. SE 7661  Bryce Canyon 
Johnson Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. W 7799  Bryce Canyon 
Lightning Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.9 mi. W   Bryce Canyon 
John L Swale (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3 mi. NE   Flake Mountain West 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus agrestis  Douglas ex G. Don

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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