Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 09908 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus amphioxys A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. amphioxys 
Common name   crescent milkvetch
Collector(s)
D.M. Barnes   3914  
   with K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 12 May 2004 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Wayne County
Locality Highway 95, ca 1 mi. S of Hanksville, dirt road W of Highway, ca 5 mi. along road.
     Elev.: 4572 ft. (1394 m.)
Habitat Notes Ephedra flats, sandy soils, annual 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 38° 20'  35" N, 110° 40'  54" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Astragalus amphioxys var. amphioxys Gray

     Astragalus amphioxys melancalyx
     Astragalus amphioxys var. melanocalyx (Rydb.) Tidestrom

Common Name(s): Crescent milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192345, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09909 Abronia fragrans      "snowball sand verbena" same section
09910 Caesalpinia repens     same section
09931 Chamaesyce fendleri      "Fendler's sandmat" 1 mi. NE
09948 Cryptantha flava      "yellow cat's eye" 1 mi. NE
09914 Eremocrinum albomarginatum      "Utah solitaire lily" same section
09918 Helianthus petiolaris  subsp. fallax   "prairie sunflower" same section
09916 Ipomopsis gunnisonii      "Gunnison's gilia" same section
09911 Lupinus pusillus  var. pusillus   "rusty lupine" same section
09907 Malacothrix sonchoides      "sowthistle desert-dandelion" same section
09906 Oenothera pallida  var. trichocalyx  same section
09917 Phacelia crenulata  var. corrugata   "notch-leaf scorpionweed" same section
09912 Poliomintha incana      "frosted mint" same section
09913 Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia      "gooseberry-leaf globemallow" same section
09919 Thelesperma subnudum  var. subnudum   "Navajo tea greenthread" same section
09947 Tiquilia latior      "matted crinklemat" 1 mi. NE
09915 Townsendia annua      "annual Townsend-daisy" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Collie Wash (Valley) Wayne County, UT 1.2 mi. SE   Bull Mountain 
Halfway Wash (Valley) Wayne County, UT 1.4 mi. E   Bull Mountain 
Meadow Gulch (Valley) Wayne County, UT 1.6 mi. E   Hanksville 
Cow Wash (Valley) Wayne County, UT 2.3 mi. S   Bull Mountain 
South Hanksville Airport (Airport) Wayne County, UT 2.2 mi. NW 4324  Hanksville 
Meadow Gulch Reservoir (Reservoir) Wayne County, UT 2.4 mi. SE 4479  Hanksville 
Step Reservoir (Reservoir) Wayne County, UT 2.5 mi. SE 4472  Hanksville 
Hanksville Post Office (Post Office) Wayne County, UT 2.6 mi. NW 4301  Hanksville 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Wayne County, UT 2.7 mi. NW 4292  Hanksville 
Hanksville School (School) Wayne County, UT 2.7 mi. NW 4292  Hanksville 
BLM Office-Hanksville (Building) Wayne County, UT 2.7 mi. NW 4292  Hanksville 
Hanksville (Populated Place) Wayne County, UT 2.7 mi. NW 4292  Hanksville 
Bull Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 2.9 mi. N   Mount Ellen 
Hanksville Cemetery (Cemetery) Wayne County, UT 3.4 mi. N 4364  The Notch 
Red Rock Campground (Locale) Wayne County, UT 3.6 mi. N 4305  The Notch 
Blackburn Draw (Valley) Wayne County, UT 3.6 mi. N   Gilson Butte 
Blue Knoll (Summit) Wayne County, UT 3.8 mi. S 4633  Hanksville 
Little Meadow (Flat) Wayne County, UT 3.7 mi. N 4236  The Notch 
Beef Hollow Reservoir (Reservoir) Wayne County, UT 3.8 mi. S 4603  Hanksville 
Fremont River (Stream) Wayne County, UT 4.1 mi. N   Fish Lake 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus amphioxys  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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Astragalus+amphioxys

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