Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 10424 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
ApocynaceaeApocynaceaeAsclepiadaceae  
Species Asclepias cryptoceras S. Watson
Infraspecific    var. cryptoceras 
Common name   pallid milkweed
Collector(s)
E. Angus   184  
Coll. Date 05 May 2005 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Uintah County
Locality top of small mesa, N of Highway 40, near mile marker 130.
     Elev.: 5379 ft. (1640 m.)
Habitat Notes Duchesne River Formation, southern aspect on steep rocky slope. 
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° 19'  1" N, 109° 42'  33" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Asclepias cryptoceras ssp. cryptoceras S. Wats.

Common Name(s): Humboldt mountain milkweed, pallid milkweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=184808, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Gentianales
                                Family: Asclepiadaceae
                                    Genus: Asclepias
                                        Species: Asclepias cryptoceras
                                            Subspecies: Asclepias cryptoceras ssp. cryptoceras
                                                

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10424s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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00714
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00967
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02642
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03959
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05077
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08231
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12085
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10423 Oenothera cespitosa  var. navajoensis   "Navajo tufted evening primrose" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Ouray Valley Canal (Canal) Uintah County, UT 0.9 mi. S 5240  Vernal SW 
Sand Wash (Valley) Uintah County, UT 1.8 mi. E   Lapoint 
Brough Reservoir (Reservoir) Uintah County, UT 4.6 mi. S 5069  Vernal SW 
Brough Dam (Dam) Uintah County, UT 4.6 mi. S 5069  Vernal SW 
Ouray Park Canal (Canal) Uintah County, UT 4 mi. SW 5109  Fort Duchesne 
Silvestre Overlook (Cliff) Uintah County, UT 5 mi. S 5187  Pelican Lake 
Halfway Hollow (Valley) Uintah County, UT 4.2 mi. E   Vernal NW 

Links

Taxon Links for species Asclepias cryptoceras  S. Watson

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=Asclepias+cryptoceras

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