Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09011 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus megacarpus (Nutt.) A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. parryi A. Gray ex S. Watson
Common name   Parry's bladderpod milkvetch
Donna M. Barnes   3671  
Coll. Date 27 June 2003 
United States
Millard County
Locality along dirt road ca. 12.9 miles from mile marker 151 on Hwy 50, between Scipio and Salina, [Pahvant Range, Turner Timber Spring vicinity, along FR 100, ca. 1.3 road miles SW of the junction with FR 096];
     Elev.: 9471 ft. (2888 m.)
Habitat Notes high mountain meadow community, with sage and currant. 
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 38° 56'  31" N, 112° 8'  55" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.


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

     Astragalus megacarpus (Nutt.) Gray

     Astragalus megacarpus var. parryi Gray ex S. Wats.

Common Name(s): bladdery milkvetch, great bladdery milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25576, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09011s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00804s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03037s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03773s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09066s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10295s2.jpg 
specimen image: 13488s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09105 Agoseris glauca  var. dasycephala   "short mountain dandelion" same section
09106 Lomatium graveolens  var. graveolens   "King's biscuitroot" same section
09012 Physaria chambersii  var. chambersii   "Chambers' twinpod" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Turner Timber Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 2666 ft. W 9016  Mount Catherine 
Indian Springs (Spring) Millard County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 9233  Mount Catherine 
Indian Springs Guard Station (Locale) Millard County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 9177  Mount Catherine 
Lone Pine Canyon (Valley) Sevier County, UT 1.4 mi. S   Mount Catherine 
Mason Gulch (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.4 mi. N   Mount Catherine 
Bear Hollow (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.2 mi. W   Mount Catherine 
Broad Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.5 mi. N   Mount Catherine 
Lone Pine Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 1.5 mi. S 8511  Mount Catherine 
Teeples Wash (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.7 mi. N   Mount Catherine 
Number Three Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 1.7 mi. SW 8554  Mount Catherine 
Sugarloaf Mountain (Summit) Millard County, UT 2 mi. SW 8399  Mount Catherine 
Turner Wash (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.9 mi. NW   Mount Catherine 
Bear Hollow Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 1.8 mi. W 8875  Mount Catherine 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.4 mi. N   Mount Catherine 
Burned Point Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.4 mi. SW   Mount Catherine 
Hardscrabble Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.2 mi. NW   Mount Catherine 
Cottonwood Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 2.3 mi. SW 7763  Mount Catherine 
Willow Creek Peak (Summit) Millard County, UT 2.5 mi. NE 9643  Mount Catherine 
Number Two Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 2.3 mi. SW 8222  Mount Catherine 
Teeples Ridge (Ridge) Millard County, UT 2.8 mi. N 9607  Mount Catherine 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus megacarpus  (Nutt.) 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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