Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09192 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus nuttallianus DC.
Infraspecific    var. imperfectus (Rydb.) Barneby
Common name   Mojave small-flowered milkvetch
D. Atwood   25592  
Coll. Date 11 May 2000 
United States
Mohave County
Locality 2 miles N of Hidden Canyon-Wolf Hole junction, on Wolf Hole road.
Habitat Notes Yucca, Opuntia, Larrea 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 36° 19'  51" N, 113° 17'  53" W
Datum Not recorded
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.


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

     Astragalus nuttallianus var. imperfectus (Rydb.) Barneby

Common Name(s): turkey peas, turkeypeas.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192668, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09192s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 11420s1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09190 Astragalus lentiginosus  var. trumbullensis  same section
09191 Eschscholzia mexicana     2.2 mi. SW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Road Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 0.6 mi. W   Cold Spring 
Kinney Point (Summit) Mohave County, AZ 1.5 mi. SE 5289  Cold Spring 
Cold Tank (Reservoir) Mohave County, AZ 1.9 mi. N 5269  Cold Spring 
Cole Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 1.9 mi. NE 5584  Cold Spring 
Kinney Flat (Flat) Mohave County, AZ 2.4 mi. N 5319  Cold Spring 
Brown Knoll (Summit) Mohave County, AZ 2.8 mi. N 5627  Cold Spring 
Cold Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 2.6 mi. NE 6355  Cold Spring 
Mule Point Pond (Reservoir) Mohave County, AZ 2.6 mi. SW 5315  Cold Spring 
Griffith Knoll (Summit) Mohave County, AZ 3 mi. N 5565  Cold Spring 
Cold Spring Point (Summit) Mohave County, AZ 2.7 mi. SE 5040  Cold Spring 
Little Boulder Pond (Lake) Mohave County, AZ 2.6 mi. W 5194  Cold Spring 
Ann Pond (Reservoir) Mohave County, AZ 2.8 mi. NW 5233  Cold Spring 
Bull Point (Summit) Mohave County, AZ 2.8 mi. E 6329  Mount Logan 
Fence Pond (Lake) Mohave County, AZ 2.8 mi. W 5286  Cold Spring 
Roys Pond (Lake) Mohave County, AZ 3.4 mi. N 5296  Cold Spring 
North Whitmore Point Pond (Reservoir) Mohave County, AZ 3.1 mi. W 5315  Cold Spring 
Death Valley Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 3.6 mi. NE 6477  Cold Spring 
Death Valley Lake (Lake) Mohave County, AZ 3.4 mi. NE 6857  Mount Logan 
Mule Point (Cliff) Mohave County, AZ 3.7 mi. SW 5361  Cold Spring 
Sinkhole Pond (Lake) Mohave County, AZ 4 mi. S 5207  Cold Spring 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus nuttallianus  DC.

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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