Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 02804 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
ApocynaceaeApocynaceaeAsclepiadaceae  
Species Asclepias asperula (Decne.) Woodson
Common name   spider milkweed
Collector(s)
T. Whiteley   s.n.  
Coll. Date 10 June 1992 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Weber County
Locality Ogden Canyon, slopes above 1850 E Ogden on south side of Ogden Canyon opening, beginning of Indian trails to Hidden Valley.
    
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 41° 13'  38" N, 111° 56'  26" W
Township Range T6N, R1W, Sec. 27  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).

Taxonomy


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

     Asclepias asperula (Dcne.) Woods.

Common Name(s): antelope horns, antelopehorn milkweed, spider antelope-horns, spider milkweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=30247, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 02804s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01582s2.jpg 
01582
specimen image: 03123s2.jpg 
03123
specimen image: 03217s2.jpg 
03217
specimen image: 03903s2.jpg 
03903
specimen image: 05838s2.jpg 
05838
specimen image: 07021s2.jpg 
07021
specimen image: 08505s2.jpg 
08505
specimen image: 09569s2.jpg 
09569
specimen image: 11924c1.jpg 
11924
specimen image: 11924s3.jpg 
11924
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11924

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02789 Apocynum androsaemifolium  var. androsaemifolium   "spreading dogbane" same section
02802 Asclepias speciosa      "showy milkweed" same section
02803 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Seventh Day Adventist Church (Church) Weber County, UT 241 ft. S 4593  Ogden 
Taylor School (School) Weber County, UT 757 ft. E 4636  Ogden 
Mountain View Addition (subdivision) (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 1057 ft. N 4570  Ogden 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Weber County, UT 1173 ft. NE 4623  Ogden 
Raymond Shupe (subdivision) (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 1095 ft. SW 4521  Ogden 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Weber County, UT 1540 ft. S 4557  Ogden 
Nob Hill Addition (subdivision) (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 1276 ft. E 4656  Ogden 
Brummitts Addition (subdivision) (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 1335 ft. W 4524  Ogden 
Eastgrove Condominium (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 1668 ft. NW 4541  Ogden 
Eastgrove Condominium Phase 2-7 (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 1668 ft. NW 4541  Ogden 
Colorado Place Addition (subdivision) (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 1930 ft. N 4488  Ogden 
Mayfair (subdivision) (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 1524 ft. W 4495  Ogden 
Canyon Cove Condominium Phase One (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 2044 ft. N 4452  Ogden 
Albertsons Center (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 1804 ft. NW 4521  Ogden 
Robinson (subdivision) (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 2247 ft. SW 4505  Ogden 
City View Addition (subdivision) (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 2250 ft. NW 4528  Ogden 
Nob Hill (subdivision) (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 2388 ft. SE 4669  Ogden 
Nob Hill Annex (subdivision) (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 2619 ft. SE 4643  Ogden 
The Capitol Building Condominium (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 2800 ft. S 4521  Ogden 
Lorin Farr School (School) Weber County, UT 2216 ft. W 4462  Ogden 

Links

Taxon Links for species Asclepias asperula  (Decne.) Woodson

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+asperula

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