Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 09201 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus kentrophyta A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. coloradoensis M.E. Jones
Common name   Colorado spiny milkvetch
Collector(s)
J.G. Harris   2512  
Coll. Date 31 May 1993 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Emery County
Locality San Rafael Swell, near Mexican Bend of the San Rafael river.
     Elev.: 4494 ft. (1370 m.)
Habitat Notes desert shrub community; Moenkopi shale. 
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 39° 1'  21" N, 110° 27'  18" W
Township Range T12S, R13E, Sec. 2  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Astragalus kentrophyta var. coloradoensis M.E. Jones

     Astragalus kentrophyta ssp. coloradoensis (M.E. Jones) W.A. Weber

Common Name(s): Colorado spiny milkvetch, spiny milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=526902, 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. coloradoensis
                                                

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09218 Encelia frutescens  var. resinosa   "sticky brittlebush" same section
09202 Psorothamnus nummularius      "Jones' dalea" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Mexican Bend (Bend) Emery County, UT 0.6 mi. S 4557  Mexican Mountain 
Spring Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 0.6 mi. SE   Devils Hole 
Nates Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 1.4 mi. N   Devils Hole 
Mexican Mountain (Summit) Emery County, UT 1.4 mi. SW 6227  Mexican Mountain 
Black Box (Valley) Emery County, UT 1.3 mi. W   Devils Hole 
Swazys Leap (Cliff) Emery County, UT 2.3 mi. S 4712  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Sulphur Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 3.4 mi. S 4334  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Sulfur Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 3.4 mi. S 4328  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Lower Black Box (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.5 mi. S   Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Smith Cabin (Locale) Emery County, UT 3.1 mi. E 4574  Mexican Mountain 
Calf Mesa (Summit) Emery County, UT 4.5 mi. N 4889  Mexican Mountain 
Indian Bench (Bench) Emery County, UT 4.2 mi. W 5364  Devils Hole 
Thompsons Hole (Valley) Emery County, UT 5 mi. SE   Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Moonshine Waterhole (Lake) Emery County, UT 4.9 mi. NW 6336  Devils Hole 
Jackass Benches (Bench) Emery County, UT 5.3 mi. SW 5771  Drowned Hole Draw 
Tidwell Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 5.3 mi. SE   Mexican Mountain 
Camp Vinero (Summit) Emery County, UT 5.5 mi. SE 4570  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Tidwell Bottoms (Bend) Emery County, UT 6.1 mi. SE 4259  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Jackass Flat (Flat) Emery County, UT 5.8 mi. NW 6349  Devils Hole 

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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