Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 08333 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus ceramicus Sheldon
Common name   painted milkvetch
Debi Clark   s.n.  
Coll. Date April 2000 
United States
Garfield County
Locality Waterpocket Fold, lower Muley Twist Canyon.
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° 50'  10" N, 111° 2'  56" W
Township Range T34S, R8E, Sec. 20, SW1/4  
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 ceramicus Sheldon

Common Name(s): painted milkvetch, painted milk-vetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25457, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 08333s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00389s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03355s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03785s2.jpg 
specimen image: 04338s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05221s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05987s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07027s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10444s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10670s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09431 Cryptantha gracilis      "narrow-stemmed forget-me-not" 1.9 mi. NW
09429 Cryptantha tenuis      "slender cat's eye" 1.9 mi. NW
09411 Erigeron utahensis  var. utahensis   "Utah fleabane" 1.9 mi. NW
09430 Oenothera pallida  var. pallida   "pale evening primrose" 1.9 mi. NW
09432 Phacelia ivesiana      "Ives' scorpionweed" 1.9 mi. NW
09940 Townsendia florifer      "showy Townsend-daisy" 1.9 mi. NW
09412 Xylorhiza tortifolia  var. imberbis   "beardless Mojave woody aster" 1.9 mi. NW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Peak-a-boo Rock (Summit) Garfield County, UT 1.9 mi. N 6224  Wagon Box Mesa 
Wagon Box Mesa (Summit) Garfield County, UT 1.8 mi. SW 7225  Wagon Box Mesa 
Burr Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.2 mi. NE   Wagon Box Mesa 
Creek Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.5 mi. E   Bitter Creek Divide 
Swap Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. NE   Cave Flat 
Strike Valley Overlook (Locale) Garfield County, UT 3.3 mi. N 5988  Bitter Creek Divide 
Bitter Spring Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4 mi. N   Bitter Creek Divide 
Oyster Shell Reef (Bar) Garfield County, UT 4.6 mi. N 5286  Bitter Creek Divide 
The Post (Locale) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. E 4981  The Post 
Willow Tanks (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 4.1 mi. SE 4876  The Post 
Studhorse Peaks (Summit) Garfield County, UT 4.4 mi. NW 6943  Wagon Box Mesa 
Cottonwood Tanks (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 4.3 mi. SE 4859  The Post 
Swap Mesa (Summit) Garfield County, UT 5.4 mi. NE 5561  Cave Flat 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus ceramicus  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

Google Images

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