Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 08900 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus bisulcatus (Hook.) A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. bisulcatus 
Common name   two-grooved milkvetch
Donna M. Barnes   3478  
   with K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 10 June 2003 
United States
Daggett County
Locality Sheep Creek Geologic Loop (FR 218), E of Jessen Butte and W of Carmel Campground, Uinta Mountains;
     Elev.: 6486 ft. (1977 m.)
Habitat Notes steep S facing slope, N of road, clay soil, Park City Formation. 
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° 56'  11" N, 109° 46'  19" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Astragalus bisulcatus var. bisulcatus (Hook.) Gray

     Astragalus diholcos Tidestrom
     Diholcos bisulcatus (Hook.) Rydb.

Common Name(s): two-groove milk-vetch, twogrooved milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192379, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 08900s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 06004s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10113s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10114s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10652s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13149s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08895 Camelina microcarpa      "littlepod false flax" same section
08706 Cryptantha flavoculata      "rough-seeded cat's eye" same section
08897 Cryptantha sericea      "silky cat's eye" same section
08718 Descurainia pinnata  var. osmiarum  same section
08705 Eremogone hookeri  var. hookeri   "Hooker's sandwort" same section
08899 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. brevicaule   "short-stemmed wild buckwheat" same section
08720 Eriogonum ovalifolium  var. purpureum   "purple cushion wild buckwheat" same section
08704 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. arizonica   "Arizona four-nerve daisy" same section
08719 Lithospermum incisum      "narrow-leaf stoneseed" 1.2 mi. W
08954 Opuntia polyacantha  var. polyacantha   "hairspine pricklypear" 1.2 mi. W
08898 Opuntia polyacantha  var. polyacantha   "hairspine pricklypear" same section
08721 Penstemon pachyphyllus  var. mucronatus  same section
08703 Physaria acutifolia  var. acutifolia   "sharpleaf twinpod" same section
08249 Ranunculus glaberrimus  var. ellipticus   "sagebrush buttercup" 1.2 mi. W
08717 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" same section
08901 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" same section
08896 Stanleya pinnata  var. pinnata   "desert princesplume" same section
08716 Thermopsis montana      "mountain goldenbanner" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Lodgepole Creek (Stream) Daggett County, UT 822 ft. NE   Phil Pico Mountain 
Dowds Grave (Cemetery) Daggett County, UT 0.7 mi. E 6411  Jessen Butte 
South Valley Canal (Canal) Daggett County, UT 1.2 mi. N 6867  Jessen Butte 
Sheep Creek Hill (Summit) Daggett County, UT 1.5 mi. SE 7874  Jessen Butte 
Moenkopi Campground (Locale) Daggett County, UT 1.8 mi. E 6280  Manila 
Big Spring (Spring) Daggett County, UT 2.1 mi. SW 6972  Jessen Butte 
Jessen Butte (Summit) Daggett County, UT 2 mi. NW 8468  Jessen Butte 
Carmel Campground (Locale) Daggett County, UT 1.9 mi. E 6263  Manila 
Birch Spring (Spring) Daggett County, UT 2.6 mi. N 6677  Jessen Butte 
Mahogany Draw (Valley) Daggett County, UT 2.4 mi. SW   Jessen Butte 
Palisades Memorial Park (Park) Daggett County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 7018  Jessen Butte 
Hope Creek (Stream) Daggett County, UT 2.5 mi. SW   Jessen Butte 
Palisade Campground (Locale) Daggett County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 7054  Jessen Butte 
Windy Ridge (Ridge) Daggett County, UT 3.1 mi. S 8393  Jessen Butte 
Whiskey Creek (Stream) Daggett County, UT 3.3 mi. S   Jessen Butte 
Navajo Cliffs Picnic Area (Park) Daggett County, UT 2.6 mi. E 6208  Manila 
Sheep Creek Gap (Gap) Daggett County, UT 2.7 mi. E 6365  Manila 
Sheep Creek Canyon Geological Area (Area) Daggett County, UT 3.2 mi. SW 7914  Jessen Butte 
Digger Basin (Basin) Daggett County, UT 2.9 mi. W 7579  Jessen Butte 
Willow Camp (Locale) Daggett County, UT 3.1 mi. E 6142  Manila 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus bisulcatus  (Hook.) A. 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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