Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 13149 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus bisulcatus (Hook.) A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. bisulcatus 
Common name   two-grooved milkvetch
Donna M. Barnes   s.n.  
Coll. Date 14 June 2007 
United States
Duchesne County
Locality [Fruitland, along U.S. Highway 40], on 43720 West, N of road, 5 miles E of Currant Creek;
     Elev.: 6565 ft. (2002 m.)
Habitat Notes road cut and sandy soil of wash area. 
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° 12'  17" N, 110° 48'  0.1" 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.
Specimen Notes mounted with UVSC12976, Astragalus tenellus. 


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

     Astragalus bisulcatus var. bisulcatus (Hook.) Gray

     Astragalus diholcos Tidestrom
     Diholcos bisulcatus (Hook.) Rydb.

Common Name(s): two-groove milk-vetch, twogrooved milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192379, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 13149s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 06004s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08900s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10113s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10114s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10652s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12964 Aliciella stenothyrsa      "Uinta Basin gilia" same section
12971 Apocynum sibiricum      "Indian-hemp" 7 ft. W
12976 Astragalus tenellus      "loose-flowered milkvetch" 7 ft. W
12978 Castilleja scabrida  var. scabrida   "rough paintbrush" 7 ft. W
12969 Caulanthus crassicaulis  var. crassicaulis   "thickstem wild cabbage" 7 ft. W
12975 Eremogone eastwoodiae      "Eastwood's sandwort" 7 ft. W
12972 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. brevicaule   "short-stemmed wild buckwheat" 7 ft. W
12973 Eriogonum viridulum      "clay hill wild buckwheat" 7 ft. W
12979 Euphorbia brachycera      "horned spurge" 7 ft. W
12968 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "Utah sweetvetch" 7 ft. W
12966 Ipomopsis congesta  var. congesta   "ball-headed gilia" 7 ft. W
12970 Lupinus argenteus  var. argenteus   "silvery lupine" 7 ft. W
12967 Melilotus officinalis      "yellow sweetclover" 7 ft. W
12974 Penstemon scariosus  var. garrettii   "Garrett's beardtongue" 7 ft. W
12965 Sedum lanceolatum      "spearleaf stonecrop" 7 ft. W
12980 Stanleya viridiflora      "green princesplume" same section
12977 Tetraneuris acaulis  var. epunctata   "stemless four-nerve daisy" 7 ft. W
12981 Townsendia incana      "silvery Townsend-daisy" 4 ft. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Sand Wash (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 1.9 mi. SE   Strawberry Pinnacles 
Currant Creek (Stream) Duchesne County, UT 2.3 mi. SE   Jimmies Point 
Fruitland (Populated Place) Duchesne County, UT 2.2 mi. W 6628  Fruitland 
Grass Hollow (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 3.2 mi. NW   Raspberry Knoll 
Fruitland Cemetery (Cemetery) Duchesne County, UT 2.9 mi. W 6687  Fruitland 
Grey Wolf Mountain (Summit) Duchesne County, UT 4.1 mi. N 7451  Tabby Mountain 
Coyote Draw (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 3.9 mi. NE   Tabby Mountain 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Duchesne County, UT 3.3 mi. W 6697  Fruitland 
Currant Creek Mountain (Summit) Duchesne County, UT 4.2 mi. SW 8419  Fruitland 
Rough Hollow (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 4.7 mi. N   Raspberry Knoll 
Rough Hollow (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 5 mi. N   Tabby Mountain 
Beer Spring (Spring) Duchesne County, UT 5.2 mi. N 7215  Tabby Mountain 
Cedar Mountain (Summit) Duchesne County, UT 4.8 mi. SE 7661  Strawberry Pinnacles 
Right Fork Grass Hollow (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 5.2 mi. NW   Raspberry Knoll 
Hayes Ponds (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 5.8 mi. S 6083  Fruitland 
Timber Draw (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 6 mi. SW   Avintaquin Canyon 
Strawberry Pinnacles (Pillar) Duchesne County, UT 6.2 mi. SE 6090  Strawberry Pinnacles 
Red Creek (Stream) Duchesne County, UT 6.3 mi. SE   Wolf Creek Summit 
Sulfur Draw (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 6.4 mi. SW   Avintaquin Canyon 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus bisulcatus  (Hook.) A. Gray

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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