Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 12542 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus lentiginosus Douglas ex Hook.
Common name   freckled milkvetch
R. Van Buren   1211  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 12 May 2006 
United States
Washington County
Locality Silver Reef vicinity, SE slope of White Reef, ca. 1.25 air miles N of Harrisburg;
     Elev.: 3280 ft. (1000 m.)
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 37° 13'  29.21" N, 113° 23'  23.97" 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.
Voucher Voucher for "Woody Plants of Utah" by R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper, J. Cooper 
Specimen Notes Astragalus ampullarioides study site; Journal Code: L1S2. 


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

     Astragalus lentiginosus Dougl. ex Hook.

Common Name(s): freckled milkvetch, specklepod milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25559, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08912 Amsinckia intermedia     same section
04192 Amsinckia tessellata      "bristly fiddleneck" same section
08390 Anemopsis californica      "yerba mansa" same section
13188 Astragalus amphioxys  var. amphioxys   "crescent milkvetch" same section
03019 Astragalus ampullarioides     same section
13187 Astragalus ampullarioides     same section
13186 Astragalus flavus  var. higginsii  same section
08907 Astragalus nuttallianus  var. imperfectus   "Mojave small-flowered milkvetch" same section
14243 Atriplex canescens  var. canescens   "four-winged saltbush" 1.1 mi. SE
14242 Atriplex canescens  var. canescens   "four-winged saltbush" 1.1 mi. SE
14240 Baccharis salicina      "false willow" same section
05271 Baccharis sergiloides      "desert seep-willow" same section
08906 Brickellia longifolia      "long-leaf brickellbush" same section
05272 Brickellia longifolia      "long-leaf brickellbush" 1.2 mi. E
08918 Bromus diandrus      "great brome" same section
15266 Chilopsis linearis      "desert willow" 1.3 mi. S
05699 Chrysothamnus paniculatus      "Mojave rabbitbrush" 1.2 mi. E
14244 Croton californicus      "California croton" 1.1 mi. SE
08913 Croton californicus      "California croton" same section
12535 Croton californicus      "California croton" same section
13189 Cymopterus purpureus  var. purpureus   "purple spring parsley" same section
08914 Encelia frutescens  var. virginensis   "Virgin River brittlebush" same section
15422 Ephedra nevadensis      "Nevada ephedra" 1.3 mi. S
13190 Ephedra viridis      "green ephedra" same section
14239 Ericameria nauseosa  var. juncea  same section
13205 Eriogonum subreniforme      "kidney-leaf wild buckwheat" same section
03017 Eschscholzia minutiflora      "pygmy poppy" same section
08908 Fraxinus anomala      "single-leaf ash" same section
08911 Fraxinus velutina      "velvet ash" same section
08910 Gaura coccinea      "scarlet beeblossom" same section
00164 Hymenopappus filifolius  var. cinereus   "common woollywhite" same section
14241 Krameria erecta      "little-leaf ratany" 1.1 mi. SE
15421 Krameria erecta      "little-leaf ratany" 1.3 mi. S
15265 Larrea tridentata      "creosote bush" 1.3 mi. S
15419 Larrea tridentata      "creosote bush" 1.3 mi. S
04197 Lotus humistratus      "foothill deervetch" same section
00157 Lupinus sericeus  var. barbiger   "bearded silky lupine" same section
04198 Mentzelia albicaulis      "whitestem blazingstar" same section
04199 Mirabilis multiflora      "Colorado four o'clock" same section
05273 Morus alba      "white mulberry" 1.2 mi. S
04195 Nama demissum      "purplemat" same section
05728 Opuntia echinocarpa     1.3 mi. S
05718 Opuntia phaeacantha  var. discata  1.3 mi. S
08921 Opuntia phaeacantha  var. major  same section
03009 Phacelia cephalotes      "virgin scorpionweed" same section
04196 Phacelia cephalotes      "virgin scorpionweed" same section
08905 Phacelia cryptantha      "hidden-flower scorpionweed" same section
04200 Phacelia fremontii      "Fremont's scorpionweed" same section
14828 Pistacia atlantica      "Atlas pistachio" 1.9 mi. N
05686 Pluchea sericea      "arrow weed" same section
08755 Pluchea sericea      "arrow weed" same section
14237 Pluchea sericea      "arrow weed" same section
15264 Prosopis glandulosa      "honey mesquite" 1.3 mi. S
15420 Prosopis glandulosa      "honey mesquite" 1.3 mi. S
14238 Prosopis glandulosa  var. torreyana   "western honey mesquite" same section
05698 Prosopis odorata     same section
08915 Rafinesquia californica      "California chicory" same section
14527 Thymophylla acerosa      "prickly-leaf dogweed" same section
08917 Triticum aestivum      "cultivated wheat" same section
00156 Yucca utahensis      "Utah narrow-leaf yucca" same section
08919 Yucca utahensis      "Utah narrow-leaf yucca" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Leeds Reef (Ridge) Washington County, UT 2971 ft. E 3356  Harrisburg Junction 
Dicks Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 0.7 mi. NW   Harrisburg Junction 
Red Reef (Ridge) Washington County, UT 0.7 mi. W 3232  Harrisburg Junction 
Leeds Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. SW   Signal Peak 
Red Cliffs Campground (Locale) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. W 3265  Harrisburg Junction 
Cobb Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 1 mi. NE 3645  Harrisburg Junction 
White Reef (Ridge) Washington County, UT 1 mi. NE 3566  Harrisburg Junction 
Water Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. W   Signal Peak 
Harrisburg (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. S 3009  Harrisburg Junction 
Harrisburg Flat (Flat) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. SW 3084  Harrisburg Junction 
Leeds Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. NE 3416  Hurricane 
Little Purgatory (Area) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. SE 3340  Hurricane 
Big Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. NE 3642  Hurricane 
Milltown (historical) (Locale) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. N 3671  Signal Peak 
Buckeye Reef (Ridge) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. NE 3803  Hurricane 
Tecumseh Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. NE 3737  Hurricane 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. NE 3465  Hurricane 
Kimball Motel and RV Park (Park) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. NE 3534  Hurricane 
Leeds (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. NE 3491  Hurricane 
Leeds Ditch (Canal) Washington County, UT 2 mi. E 3501  Hurricane 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus lentiginosus  Douglas ex Hook.

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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