General Research Observations
Occurrence ID (GUID): ef0f6ccb-4887-49b9-a63e-d054c70e2e0e
Taxon: Astragalus utahensis Torr. & Gray
Family: Fabaceae
Collector: Tony Frates   20141018039   
Date: 2014-10-18
Locality: US, Utah, Salt Lake, lower Emigration Canyon
40.755973  -111.799725  WGS84
Elevation: 1753 meters (5750ft)
Habitat: Fully exposed bluebunch wheatgrass community
Substrate: Shale-like heavy small-sized gravels
Associated Species: Bluebunch wheatgrass (dominant), Eriogonum brevicaule var. brevicaule (also in flower nearby), Balsamorhiza sagittata, Grindelia squarrosa (also in flower), Petradoria pumila, Erodium cicutarium, and a small mustard also flowering, probably Alyssum alyssoides
Description: Plants both in full anthesis and with decaying pods
Reproductive Condition: Flower/fruit
Notes: Late season flowering is known for this species in years of late season moisture; species otherwise does not normally flower in the fall; no pollinators observed
Specimen Images
Author: Tony Frates
Record ID: ef0f6ccb-4887-49b9-a63e-d054c70e2e0e
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