Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 10506 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus amphioxys A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. vespertinus (Sheldon) M.E. Jones
Common name   western crescent milkvetch
Collector(s)
D.M. Barnes   4436  
Coll. Date 17 May 2005 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
San Juan
Locality Valley of the Gods, W side of scenic loop, W side of road at base of large formation.
     Elev.: 5010 ft. (1527 m.)
Habitat Notes Entrada Formation, sandy soil,; blackbrush 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 37° 18'  43" N, 109° 51'  22" 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.

Taxonomy


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

     Astragalus amphioxys var. vespertinus (Sheldon) M.E. Jones

Common Name(s): Aladdin slippers, Aladdin's slippers.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192349, 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. vespertinus
                                                

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.
10504 Allium nevadense      "Nevada wild onion" same section
10503 Argemone corymbosa  var. arenicola  same section
04261 Argemone corymbosa  var. arenicola  same section
10483 Camissonia scapoidea  var. scapoidea   "Paiute suncup" 60 ft. NE
10505 Cymopterus newberryi      "sweet-root spring parsley" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Castle Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 1095 ft. NE 5269  Cigarette Spring Cave 
Battleship Rock (Summit) San Juan County, UT 1.7 mi. SE 5164  Cigarette Spring Cave 
Lady in the Bathtub (Pillar) San Juan County, UT 2.4 mi. SW 5069  Cedar Mesa South 
Franklin Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 2.4 mi. SE 4954  Cigarette Spring Cave 
Valley of the Gods (Basin) San Juan County, UT 3.4 mi. S 4656  Cigarette Spring Cave 
Rooster Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 3.5 mi. SE 4882  Cigarette Spring Cave 
Pyramid Peak (Summit) San Juan County, UT 3.3 mi. SE 4876  Cigarette Spring Cave 
Setting Hen Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 3.9 mi. SE 4810  Cigarette Spring Cave 
Seven Sailors (Pillar) San Juan County, UT 5 mi. S 4567  Mexican Hat 
Cigarette Spring (Spring) San Juan County, UT 4.5 mi. NE 5578  Cigarette Spring Cave 
Bell Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 5.4 mi. S 5279  The Goosenecks 
Lees Ranch (Locale) San Juan County, UT 4.9 mi. SW 5286  Cedar Mesa South 
West Fork Lime Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 5.7 mi. S   Cedar Mesa South 
Cedar Mesa (Summit) San Juan County, UT 6.5 mi. NW 6749  Cedar Mesa North 

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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