Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 09941 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus mollissimus Torr.
Infraspecific    var. thompsoniae (S. Watson) Barneby
Common name   Thompson's woolly milkvetch
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   4021  
   with K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 01 June 2004 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Wayne County
Locality Thousand Lake Mountain vicinity, W of the Cathedral Valley Overlook, [along Polk Creek Road (FR 40022), ca. 1 road mile W of the Capitol Reef National Park boundary];
     Elev.: 7554 ft. (2303 m.)
Habitat Notes pinyon-juniper communtiy; rocky soil. 
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° 28'  10" N, 111° 23'  31" 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 mollissimus var. thompsoniae (S. Wats.) Barneby

     Astragalus bigelovii var. thompsoniae (S. Wats.) M.E. Jones
     Astragalus thompsonae
     Astragalus thompsoniae S. Wats.

Common Name(s): Thompson woolly milkvetch, Thompson's woolly milkvetch, woolly locoweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192649, click for more information and references)

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

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.
09520 Astragalus coltonii  var. coltonii   "Colton's milkvetch" same section
09511 Astragalus consobrinus      "Bicknell's milkvetch" same section
13141 Astragalus lonchocarpus      "greater rushy milkvetch" same section
09521 Astragalus lonchocarpus      "greater rushy milkvetch" same section
09519 Carex filifolia      "thread-leaf sedge" same section
09573 Chamaechaenactis scaposa      "fullstem" 1.2 mi. W
09512 Erigeron aphanactis  var. congestus   "rayless shaggy fleabane" same section
10010 Erigeron compactus  var. consimilis   "San Rafael cushion-daisy" 1.4 mi. W
09572 Physaria intermedia      "Santa Fe bladderpod" 1.2 mi. W
09513 Schedonorus pratensis      "meadow fescue" same section
09942 Stanleya viridiflora      "green princesplume" 1.2 mi. W
09571 Townsendia incana      "silvery Townsend-daisy" 1.2 mi. W

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bullberry Flat (Flat) Wayne County, UT 1.1 mi. W 8360  Flat Top 
McDonld Basin (Basin) Wayne County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 8088  Flat Top 
South Desert Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 1.5 mi. E 6933  Cathedral Mountain 
Pine Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 2 mi. SW 8678  Flat Top 
Cathedral Mountain (Summit) Wayne County, UT 2.1 mi. NE 6693  Cathedral Mountain 
Cathedral Valley View Area (Locale) Wayne County, UT 1.9 mi. E 6890  Cathedral Mountain 
Polk Creek Ridge (Ridge) Wayne County, UT 2 mi. W 8773  Flat Top 
Cathedral Valley (Area) Wayne County, UT 2.2 mi. NE 6401  Cathedral Mountain 
Billings Pass (Gap) Wayne County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 9249  Flat Top 
Needle Mountain (Summit) Wayne County, UT 2.5 mi. NE 6352  Cathedral Mountain 
Deep Creek Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 2.7 mi. SW 8718  Flat Top 
Bullings Pass (Gap) Wayne County, UT 2.6 mi. SW 9170  Flat Top 
Collins Creek (Stream) Piute County, UT 2.5 mi. E   Marysvale Peak 
Bullberry Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 3 mi. SE   Flat Top 
Deep Creek Ridge (Ridge) Wayne County, UT 3.1 mi. SW 9745  Flat Top 
Garden Basin (Basin) Sevier County, UT 3.5 mi. N 7897  Geyser Peak 
Indian Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 3.3 mi. SW 8918  Flat Top 
Lake Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 3.4 mi. NE   Flat Top 
Round Lake (Lake) Wayne County, UT 3.3 mi. NW 8816  Flat Top 
Tub Flat (Flat) Wayne County, UT 3.4 mi. SW 9958  Flat Top 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus mollissimus  Torr.

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+mollissimus

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