Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 10901 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
ApocynaceaeApocynaceaeAsclepiadaceae  
Species Asclepias latifolia (Torr.) Raf.
Common name   broad-leaf milkweed
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   4817  
Coll. Date 25 August 2005 
Geography United States.  Utah.  San Juan County
Locality Valley of the Gods, at the base of the Moki Dugway, along Utah Highway 261, ca. 0.3 road miles N of the junction with Valley of the Gods Road; 
 
Elev.: 5307 ft. (1618 m.)
Habitat Notes desert shrub community; red rocky-sandy soil. 
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° 16'  4" N, 109° 56'  6" 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):

     Asclepias latifolia (Torr.) Raf.

Common Name(s): broadleaf milkweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=30278, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Gentianales
                                Family: Asclepiadaceae
                                    Genus: Asclepias
                                        Species: Asclepias latifolia
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10901s5.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 13619s1.jpg 
13619
specimen image: 13619e2.jpg 
13619
specimen image: 13619d2.jpg 
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specimen image: 13619c2.jpg 
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specimen image: 13619b2.jpg 
13619

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
16830 Asclepias latifolia      "broad-leaf milkweed" same section
10902 Grindelia laciniata      "cut-leaf gumweed" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Moki Dugway (Slope) San Juan County, UT 2318 ft. N 5968  Cedar Mesa South 
Lees Ranch (Locale) San Juan County, UT 2149 ft. E 5286  Cedar Mesa South 
Moki Dugway (Locale) San Juan County, UT 2936 ft. N 6309  Cedar Mesa South 
Moki Dugway Overlook (Locale) San Juan County, UT 0.8 mi. NW 6418  Cedar Mesa South 
Bell Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 2.8 mi. SE 5279  The Goosenecks 
Cedar Point (Cliff) San Juan County, UT 3.5 mi. S 6083  The Goosenecks 
Raplees Stone House (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.7 mi. S 4997  The Goosenecks 
Lady in the Bathtub (Pillar) San Juan County, UT 3.2 mi. E 5069  Cedar Mesa South 
Muley Point Overlook (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.9 mi. SW 6349  The Goosenecks 
Muley Point (Cliff) San Juan County, UT 4.1 mi. SW 6263  The Goosenecks 
Goosenecks of San Juan Campground (Locale) San Juan County, UT 5.1 mi. S 4859  The Goosenecks 
Honaker Trail (Trail) San Juan County, UT 5.2 mi. S 5210  The Goosenecks 
Ross Rapids (Rapids) San Juan County, UT 5.1 mi. SW 3881  Goulding NE 

Links

Taxon Links for species Asclepias latifolia  (Torr.) Raf.

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+latifolia

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