Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 09147 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus kentrophyta A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. tegetarius (S. Watson) Dorn
Common name   mountain spiny milkvetch
Collector(s)
J.G. Harris   3450  
   with D. Axford
Coll. Date 29 July 2003 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Nevada
White Pine County
Locality Great Basin National Park, Snake Range, north facing slopes of ridge between Baker and Johnson lakes.
     Elev.: 10988 ft. (3350 m.)
Habitat Notes granite, quartzite slopes, ledges, scree, alpine tundra 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 38° 56'  56" N, 114° 18'  5" 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.

Taxonomy


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

     Astragalus kentrophyta var. tegetarius (S. Wats.) Dorn

     Astragalus kentrophyta ssp. implexus (Canby ex Porter & Coult.) W.A. Weber
     Astragalus kentrophyta var. implexus (Canby ex Porter & Coult.) Barneby
     Astragalus tegetarius S. Wats.

Common Name(s): mat milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192541, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09177 Antennaria umbrinella      "brown pussytoes" 1938 ft. S
09145 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" same section
09157 Arnica longifolia      "spearleaf arnica" 1901 ft. W
09175 Artemisia michauxiana      "Michaux's wormwood" 1938 ft. S
09155 Boechera lyallii     same section
09156 Boechera lyallii     same section
09119 Carex phaeocephala      "dunhead sedge" same section
09158 Castilleja nana      "dwarf alpine paintbrush" 1901 ft. W
09143 Castilleja nana      "dwarf alpine paintbrush" same section
09141 Cystopteris fragilis      "brittle bladder fern" same section
09109 Deschampsia cespitosa  subsp. cespitosa   "tufted hairgrass" same section
09160 Dodecatheon alpinum      "alpine shootingstar" same section
09135 Draba oligosperma  var. oligosperma   "few-seeded whitlow-cress" 1901 ft. W
09127 Draba oligosperma  var. oligosperma   "few-seeded whitlow-cress" same section
09126 Draba oreibata  var. serpentina   "serpentine whitlow-cress" same section
09136 Draba oreibata  var. serpentina   "serpentine whitlow-cress" 1901 ft. W
09118 Eleocharis acicularis      "needle spikerush" same section
09129 Eremogone congesta  var. subcongesta   "loose-headed sandwort" 1901 ft. W
09130 Eremogone kingii  var. glabrescens   "King's sandwort" 1901 ft. W
09122 Erigeron compositus  var. glabratus   "cut-leaf fleabane" 1901 ft. W
09124 Erigeron leiomerus      "rock-slide yellow fleabane" same section
09123 Erigeron tener      "slender fleabane" same section
09121 Erigeron tener      "slender fleabane" 1901 ft. W
09128 Eriogonum holmgrenii      "Snake Range wild buckwheat" same section
09114 Festuca brachyphylla  subsp. brachyphylla   "alpine fescue" same section
09140 Geum rossii  var. turbinatum   "Ross' avens" same section
09154 Haplopappus macronema      "whitestem goldenbush" same section
09176 Haplopappus suffruticosus      "alpine goldenbush" 1938 ft. S
09146 Heuchera parvifolia      "little-leaf alumroot" same section
09151 Heuchera rubescens  var. versicolor   "pink alumroot" same section
09120 Juncus ensifolius  var. montanus  same section
09116 Juncus parryi      "Parry's rush" 2432 ft. SW
09174 Monardella odoratissima      "mountain monardella" 1938 ft. S
09150 Oxyria digyna      "alpine mountainsorrel" same section
09171 Penstemon leiophyllus  var. francisci-pennellii   "Pennell's beardtongue" 1938 ft. S
16809 Poa compressa      "Canada bluegrass" 1938 ft. S
09117 Poa glauca  subsp. rupicola   "timberline bluegrass" 1901 ft. W
09113 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" 1938 ft. S
09153 Polemonium viscosum      "sticky polemonium" same section
09167 Polygonum bistortoides      "American bistort" 2432 ft. SW
09134 Potentilla cottamii      "Cottam's cinquefoil" same section
09169 Potentilla nivea      "snowy cinquefoil" 1901 ft. W
09133 Potentilla rubricaulis      "red-stemmed cinquefoil" 1901 ft. W
09161 Primula parryi      "Parry's primrose" same section
09148 Rorippa curvipes  var. curvipes   "bluntleaf yellowcress" same section
09144 Sedum lanceolatum      "spearleaf stonecrop" same section
09159 Sedum rosea  var. integrifolium  same section
09152 Selaginella watsonii      "Watson's spikemoss" same section
09172 Silene douglasii      "Douglas's catchfly" 1938 ft. S
09137 Smelowskia calycina  var. americana   "American false candytuft" 1901 ft. W
09173 Solidago multiradiata  var. scopulorum   "low goldenrod" 1938 ft. S
09168 Stellaria longipes  var. longipes   "meadow starwort" same section
09115 Trisetum spicatum      "narrow oat-grass" same section
09149 Veronica wormskjoldii      "American alpine speedwell" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Johnson Lake (Lake) White Pine County, NV 2147 ft. SE 10745  Wheeler Peak 
Pyramid Peak (Summit) White Pine County, NV 1895 ft. E 11835  Wheeler Peak 
Johnson Mine (Mine) White Pine County, NV 2552 ft. S 11264  Wheeler Peak 
Treasure Lake (Lake) White Pine County, NV 0.7 mi. N 10565  Wheeler Peak 
Baker Lake (Lake) White Pine County, NV 0.8 mi. NW 10634  Wheeler Peak 
Baker Peak (Summit) White Pine County, NV 1.7 mi. N 11851  Wheeler Peak 
Wheeler Peak Scenic Area (historical) (Area) White Pine County, NV 1.5 mi. SE 9626  Wheeler Peak 
North Fork Baker Creek (Stream) White Pine County, NV 1.8 mi. NE   Wheeler Peak 
Dead Lake (Lake) White Pine County, NV 1.8 mi. SE 9564  Wheeler Peak 
Mount Washington (Summit) White Pine County, NV 2.4 mi. S 11611  Wheeler Peak 
Wheeler Peak (Summit) White Pine County, NV 2.6 mi. N 12993  Wheeler Peak 
Jeff Davis Peak (Summit) White Pine County, NV 2.7 mi. N 12766  Wheeler Peak 
Big Wash Spring (Spring) White Pine County, NV 2.9 mi. SE 9577  Wheeler Peak 
Baker Shoshone Trail (Trail) White Pine County, NV 2.9 mi. SE 9430  Wheeler Peak 
Bristlecone Pine Interpretive Trail (Trail) White Pine County, NV 3.2 mi. N 10716  Wheeler Peak 
Hub Mine (Mine) White Pine County, NV 2.8 mi. W 7756  Wheeler Peak 
Saint Lawrence Mine (Mine) White Pine County, NV 3.5 mi. S 10378  Wheeler Peak 
Tungsten Mines Post Office (historical) (Post Office) White Pine County, NV 2.8 mi. W 7678  Wheeler Peak 
Shoshone Campground (Locale) White Pine County, NV 3 mi. SE 8262  Wheeler Peak 
Blue Lake (Lake) White Pine County, NV 3.8 mi. N 10227  Windy Peak 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus kentrophyta  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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Astragalus+kentrophyta

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