Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 11472 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus amphioxys A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. amphioxys 
Common name   crescent milkvetch
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   4925  
Coll. Date 25 April 2006 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Washington
Locality Bull Valley Mountains, along FR 006 (Veyo-Shoal Creek Road), ca. 7.3 road miles S of the Lower Enterprise Reservoir Dam, western slopes of a 6494 ft. peak W of the road;
     Elev.: 6152 ft. (1876 m.)
Habitat Notes chaparral 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° 26'  18" N, 113° 49'  34" 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.
Specimen Notes 2004 burn area. 

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.
11460 Agoseris glauca  var. laciniata   "Arizona mountain dandelion" 2876 ft. NW
11476 Anemone multifida      "Pacific windflower" 1496 ft. W
11464 Astragalus amphioxys  var. amphioxys   "crescent milkvetch" 2876 ft. NW
11473 Balsamorhiza sagittata      "arrow-leaf balsamroot" same section
11455 Boechera holboellii  var. secunda  2876 ft. NW
11479 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" 1496 ft. W
11462 Chorispora tenella      "crossflower" 2876 ft. NW
11457 Collinsia parviflora      "maiden blue eyed Mary" 2876 ft. NW
11471 Collinsia parviflora      "maiden blue eyed Mary" same section
11466 Cymopterus purpureus  var. jonesii   "Jones' spring parsley" same section
11474 Descurainia incisa  var. filipes  same section
11465 Eriodictyon angustifolium      "narrow-leaf yerba santa" same section
11461 Eriogonum caespitosum      "matted wild buckwheat" 2876 ft. NW
17949 Eriogonum wrightii      "bastardsage" same section
11467 Gilia brecciarum  ssp. brecciarum   "Nevada gilia" same section
11454 Lewisia brachycalyx      "shortsepal lewisia" 2876 ft. NW
11456 Lomatium nevadense  var. parishii   "Parish's biscuitroot" 2876 ft. NW
11478 Lotus plebeius      "New Mexico bird's-foot trefoil" 1496 ft. W
11470 Microsteris gracilis  var. humilior   "slender phlox" same section
11458 Microsteris gracilis  var. humilior   "slender phlox" 2876 ft. NW
11468 Phlox longifolia      "long-leaf phlox" same section
11469 Physaria chambersii  var. chambersii   "Chambers' twinpod" same section
11463 Poa fendleriana  ssp. longiligula   "muttongrass" 2876 ft. NW
11459 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" 2876 ft. NW
11475 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Maple Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. NW 5748  Maple Ridge 
Burnt Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. W   Goldstrike 
Maple Ridge (Ridge) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. N 6277  Maple Ridge 
Bull Valley Mountains (Range) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. S 7008  Maple Ridge 
Pilot Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. NE   Hebron 
Cove Mountain (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 6808  Maple Ridge 
The Pinnacles (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. W 6204  Maple Ridge 
Willow Spring Draw (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. NE   Maple Ridge 
Bull Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. SW   Goldstrike 
Windy Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.4 mi. N 6729  Maple Ridge 
Grassy Flat (Flat) Washington County, UT 3.4 mi. N 5988  Maple Ridge 
South Boundary Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. S 5643  Maple Ridge 
Racer Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.4 mi. E   Maple Ridge 
Quail Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.3 mi. S 5601  Maple Ridge 
White Rocks (Summit) Washington County, UT 4.5 mi. S 5633  Maple Ridge 
Bull Mountain (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. E 6355  Maple Ridge 
Racer Canyon Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. E   Hebron 
Cave Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.8 mi. N   Goldstrike 
Twin Peaks Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.2 mi. W 6313  Goldstrike 
Pilot Peak Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 5 mi. N 6493  Hebron 

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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