Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09632 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus harrisonii Barneby
Common name   Harrison's milkvetch
D.M. Barnes   3904  
   with K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 12 May 2004 
United States
Wayne County
Locality Capitol Reef National Park, Grand Wash, Shinob Canyon.
     Elev.: 5891 ft. (1796 m.)
Habitat Notes dry sandy wash; Rhus, juniper. 
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° 15'  43" N, 111° 12'  46" W
UTM 12 4234900N  481385E 
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
Specimen Notes Catalog: CARE-3284; Accession : CARE-000239 


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

     Astragalus harrisonii Barneby

Common Name(s): Harrison's milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25533, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09632s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 06018s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09628 Aliciella leptomeria      "sand gilia" same section
09636 Asclepias cryptoceras  var. cryptoceras   "pallid milkweed" same section
09634 Astragalus mollissimus  var. thompsoniae   "Thompson's woolly milkvetch" same section
09421 Atriplex canescens  var. canescens   "four-winged saltbush" same section
09422 Atriplex confertifolia      "shadscale saltbush" same section
09638 Cryptantha crassisepala      "thick-sepaled cat's eye" same section
09630 Cryptantha flava      "yellow cat's eye" same section
09629 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" same section
09631 Lepidium montanum  var. jonesii   "Jones' pepperwort" same section
09637 Linum aristatum      "bristle flax" same section
09633 Stenotus armerioides  var. armerioides   "thrifty goldenweed" same section
09627 Townsendia jonesii  var. jonesii   "Jones' Townsend-daisy" same section
09635 Vulpia octoflora      "sixweeks fescue" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bear Canyon (Valley) Wayne County, UT 2212 ft. N   Golden Throne 
Cassidys Arch (Arch) Wayne County, UT 0.7 mi. W 5693  Fruita 
Ferns Nipple (Summit) Wayne County, UT 1 mi. S 6798  Golden Throne 
The Narrows (Gap) Wayne County, UT 1 mi. NE 5446  Fruita 
Pectols Pyramid (Summit) Wayne County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 6496  Fruita 
Grand Wash (Valley) Wayne County, UT 1.5 mi. NE   Golden Throne 
Spring Canyon (Valley) Wayne County, UT 1.9 mi. NE   Flat Top 
Cohab Canyon (Valley) Wayne County, UT 2 mi. N   Fruita 
Danish Hill (Summit) Wayne County, UT 1.8 mi. W 5673  Fruita 
Hickman Natural Bridge (Arch) Wayne County, UT 2.4 mi. N 5637  Fruita 
Cuts Canyon (Valley) Wayne County, UT 2.2 mi. NW   Grover 
Sulphur Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 2.4 mi. NW   Flat Top 
School House Historical Site (Locale) Wayne County, UT 2.4 mi. NW 5404  Fruita 
Fruita Campground (Locale) Wayne County, UT 2.4 mi. NW 5427  Fruita 
Fruita (Populated Place) Wayne County, UT 2.5 mi. NW 5414  Fruita 
Horse Mesa (Summit) Wayne County, UT 2.8 mi. N 6300  Fruita 
Waterpocket Fold (Cliff) Wayne County, UT 2.6 mi. E 5732  Golden Throne 
Longleaf Flat (Flat) Wayne County, UT 3.1 mi. NW 6477  Fruita 
Golden Throne (Summit) Wayne County, UT 3.4 mi. SE 6483  Golden Throne 
Capitol Reef National Park Visitor Center (Locale) Wayne County, UT 3.4 mi. NW 5499  Twin Rocks 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus harrisonii  Barneby

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

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