Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 10910 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
ApocynaceaeApocynaceaeAsclepiadaceae  
Species Asclepias ruthiae Maguire
Common name   Ruth's milkweed
Collector(s)
D.W. Woodruff   CC-6  
Coll. Date 16 May 2001 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Emery County
Locality San Rafael River, Cat Canyon, near The Red Ledges.
    
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 39° 8'  14.7" N, 110° 52'  22.8" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Asclepias uncialis ssp. ruthiae (Maguire) Kartesz & Gandhi

     Asclepias eastwoodiana Barneby
     Asclepias ruthiae Maguire
     Asclepias sanjuanensis Heil, J.M. Porter & Welsh
     Asclepias uncialis var. ruthiae (Maguire) E. Sundell

Common Name(s): Ruth's milkweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=524889, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10910s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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01066
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03955
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06548
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09598
specimen image: 10927s2.jpg 
10927
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10927
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12094
specimen image: 12094a1.jpg 
12094
specimen image: 12094s2.jpg 
12094
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12094
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12117
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12117

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cat Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 0.8 mi. S   Hadden Holes 
Red Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 1 mi. S   Horn Silver Gulch 
Red Seep Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 0.9 mi. W   Buckhorn Reservoir 
Hambrick Bottom (Bend) Emery County, UT 1 mi. W 5315  Hadden Holes 
Jorgensen Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 1.2 mi. NE 5571  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Fuller Bottom Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 1.5 mi. SE   Buckhorn Reservoir 
Fuller Bottom (Flat) Emery County, UT 1.8 mi. SE 5259  Sids Mountain 
Favorite Hills (Summit) Emery County, UT 2.1 mi. NE 5683  Buckhorn Reservoir 
South Red Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 2 mi. SW   Horn Silver Gulch 
Sand Bench (Bench) Emery County, UT 2 mi. NE 5686  Buckhorn Reservoir 
The Red Ledges (Cliff) Emery County, UT 1.9 mi. E 5496  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Cat Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 2.6 mi. N 5591  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Cottonwood Creek (Stream) Emery County, UT 2.3 mi. W   Rilda Canyon 
Ferron Creek (Stream) Emery County, UT 2.3 mi. W   Ferron Reservoir 
Huntington Creek (Stream) Emery County, UT 2.3 mi. W   Scofield 
Merrials Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 3.2 mi. N 5620  Hadden Holes 
Blue Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 3.6 mi. N 5624  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Little Wedge Plateau (Plain) Emery County, UT 3.6 mi. S 5568  Sids Mountain 
Black Hills (Summit) Emery County, UT 3.7 mi. N 5643  Hadden Holes 
Hendrick Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 3.6 mi. SW 5522  Horn Silver Gulch 

Links

Taxon Links for species Asclepias ruthiae  Maguire

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+ruthiae

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