Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09496 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus argophyllus Nutt.
Infraspecific    var. stocksii (S.L. Welsh) Barneby ex Isely
Common name   Stocks' silverleaf milkvetch
Donna M. Barnes   4037  
   with K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 02 June 2004 
United States
Garfield County
Locality Henry Mountains, McMillan Campground, [McMillan Springs Campground];
     Elev.: 8403 ft. (2562 m.)
Habitat Notes ponderosa pine meadows. 
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° 4'  21.4" N, 110° 50'  50.6" 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.
Specimen Notes [=A. henrimontanensis S.L. Welsh, J. Alexander, Jul 2008]. 


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

     Astragalus argophyllus var. stocksii Barneby ex Isely

     Astragalus henrimontanensis Welsh
     Astragalus stocksii Welsh, non Benth. ex Bunge

Common Name(s): silverleaf milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=526898, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09496s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00472s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03354s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10281s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13463s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15735s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09494 Lithophragma tenellum      "slender woodland-star" same section
09493 Lomatium nevadense      "Nevada biscuitroot" same section
09492 Lygodesmia grandiflora  var. grandiflora   "large-flowered skeleton plant" same section
09495 Physaria neeseae      "Neese's bladderpod" same section
09497 Potentilla concinna      "elegant cinquefoil" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
McClellan Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 477 ft. W 8373  Mount Ellen 
McMillan Springs Campground (Locale) Garfield County, UT 964 ft. W 8324  Mount Ellen 
Willow Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 2071 ft. SE 8524  Mount Ellen 
Pistol Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 1.3 mi. N   Mount Ellen 
North Fork South Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 1.4 mi. S   Mount Ellen 
South Fork Pistol Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 1.5 mi. N   Mount Ellen 
North Fork Pistol Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 1.5 mi. N   Mount Ellen 
Durfey Butte (Summit) Garfield County, UT 1.3 mi. E 9558  Mount Ellen 
Dry Lake Flat (Flat) Garfield County, UT 1.4 mi. SE 9147  Mount Ellen 
Birch Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 1.7 mi. S 7904  Mount Ellen 
Willow Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 1.6 mi. SW   Mount Ellen 
Corral Point (Summit) Garfield County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 9813  Mount Ellen 
South Creek Ridge (Ridge) Garfield County, UT 2.1 mi. SE 9220  Mount Ellen 
Nasty Flat (Flat) Garfield County, UT 1.8 mi. E 9633  Mount Ellen 
Star Flat (Flat) Garfield County, UT 2.3 mi. N 8908  Mount Ellen 
Pistol Ridge (Ridge) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. NE 9981  Mount Ellen 
Burned Ridge (Ridge) Garfield County, UT 2.3 mi. E 10315  Mount Ellen 
Bull Creek Pass (Gap) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. E 10443  Mount Ellen 
Sage Flat (Flat) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. W 6762  Steele Butte 
Desert Overlook (Locale) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. E 10676  Mount Ellen 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus argophyllus  Nutt.

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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