Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10299 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus cibarius Sheldon
Common name   browse milkvetch
J.W. Thomas   146  
Coll. Date 21 June 1969 
United States
Locality 1 mile NE of Springville Crossing, on Diamond Fork Creek.
Habitat Notes sandy loam to clay-loam soils with limestone shale outcrops, Green River Formation; mountain brush 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 40° 9'  56" N, 111° 18'  13" W
Township Range T7S, R6E, Sec. 31  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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

     Astragalus cibarius Sheldon

Common Name(s): browse milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25463, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10299s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 02847s1.jpg 
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specimen image: 06968s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11530s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15861s1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Two Tom Hill (Summit) Utah County, UT 1 mi. NE 8317  Two Tom Hill 
Diamond Fork Guard Station (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. W 6306  Two Tom Hill 
Dip Vat Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. E   Strawberry Reservoir NW 
Farmer Slope (Slope) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. SW 6710  Two Tom Hill 
Springville Crossings (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. SW 6296  Two Tom Hill 
Halls Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 2 mi. NW   Two Tom Hill 
Yellowjacket Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. N   Two Tom Hill 
Chase Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. NW   Two Tom Hill 
Shingle Mill Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. NW   Twin Peaks 
Tanner Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. SW 7221  Two Tom Hill 
Fifth Water (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. SE 8291  Two Tom Hill 
Hawthorn Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. SW 6198  Two Tom Hill 
Sawmill Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. SW   Two Tom Hill 
Fifth Water Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. SE 8019  Two Tom Hill 
Slab Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. N   Two Tom Hill 
Ruby Christensen Memorial Youth Forest (Pillar) Utah County, UT 3.3 mi. N 7740  Two Tom Hill 
Mineral Spring Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 3.3 mi. SW 6070  Two Tom Hill 
Timber Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.8 mi. W 7943  Two Tom Hill 
West Portal (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2.8 mi. E 7494  Strawberry Reservoir NW 
Tanner Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 4.2 mi. S 6493  Rays Valley 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus cibarius  Sheldon

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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