Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 08585 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus limnocharis Barneby
Infraspecific    var. limnocharis 
Common name   Cedar Breaks milkvetch
R. Jolley   2003-35  
   with R. Van Buren
Coll. Date 24 June 2003 
United States
Iron County
Locality near Navajo Lake, Highway 14 at service road.
     Elev.: 8606 ft. (2624 m.)
Habitat Notes lava flow area; aspen 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 37° 31'  5" N, 112° 42'  10" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Astragalus limnocharis var. limnocharis Barneby

Common Name(s): Cedar Breaks milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192600, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Astragalus
                                        Species: Astragalus limnocharis
                                            Variety: Astragalus limnocharis var. limnocharis


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 08585s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 13543s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08593 Antennaria parvifolia      "small-leaf pussytoes" same section
08586 Astragalus miser  var. tenuifolius   "timber milkvetch" same section
08580 Cymopterus alpinus      "alpine parsley" same section
08582 Erigeron flagellaris      "trailing fleabane" same section
08581 Eriogonum panguicense      "Panguitch wild buckwheat" same section
08578 Euphorbia brachycera      "horned spurge" same section
08584 Monardella odoratissima      "mountain monardella" same section
14308 Paxistima myrsinites      "Oregon boxleaf" same section
08583 Penstemon leiophyllus  var. leiophyllus   "smooth-leaf beardtongue" same section
08579 Zigadenus elegans      "mountain death camas" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Duck Creek Work Center (Locale) Kane County, UT 1309 ft. SE 8567  Henrie Knolls 
Duck Creek Forest Service Station (Locale) Kane County, UT 1277 ft. SE 8554  Henrie Knolls 
Duck Creek Campground (Locale) Kane County, UT 1551 ft. NE 8583  Henrie Knolls 
Midway Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 1963 ft. SE   Navajo Lake 
Duck Lake (Spring) Kane County, UT 2271 ft. E 8547  Henrie Knolls 
Dry Valley (Valley) Kane County, UT 1.3 mi. W   Straight Canyon 
Aspen-Mirror Lake (Lake) Kane County, UT 1.7 mi. E 8429  Henrie Knolls 
Cow Lake (Lake) Kane County, UT 1.7 mi. W 8813  Henrie Knolls 
Markagunt Plateau (Plain) Iron County, UT 2.5 mi. N 9226  Henrie Knolls 
Duck Creek Village (Populated Place) Kane County, UT 2.2 mi. E 8495  Henrie Knolls 
Duck Creek Village Campground (Locale) Kane County, UT 2.3 mi. E 8390  Henrie Knolls 
Dry Camp Valley Spring (Spring) Iron County, UT 3.1 mi. N 9118  Henrie Knolls 
Anderson Spring (Spring) Iron County, UT 3.2 mi. N 9620  Henrie Knolls 
Duck Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 2.8 mi. E   Henrie Knolls 
Duck Creek Sinks (Basin) Kane County, UT 2.8 mi. E 8396  Henrie Knolls 
Broad Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.4 mi. SE   Strawberry Point 
Cascade Falls (Falls) Kane County, UT 3.2 mi. W 8832  Navajo Lake 
Lars Fork (Stream) Kane County, UT 4 mi. S   Strawberry Point 
Navajo Lake (Reservoir) Kane County, UT 3.6 mi. W 9052  Navajo Lake 
Deer Valley (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.9 mi. W   Navajo Lake 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus limnocharis  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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