Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 12617 
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)
Donna M. Barnes   5514  
Coll. Date 05 April 2007 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
San Juan County
Locality White Canyon access road to Lake Powell, 1.2 miles S of Utah Highway 95;
     Elev.: 3921 ft. (1195 m.)
Habitat Notes desert shrub community; Entrada Formation, sandy-pebbly flats. 
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° 48'  15" N, 110° 21'  37" 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.
12621 Astragalus sabulonum      "gravel milkvetch" same section
12620 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" same section
12624 Cryptantha circumscissa      "cushion forget-me-not" same section
12625 Cryptantha flava      "yellow cat's eye" same section
12618 Cryptantha recurvata      "curved-nut forget-me-not" same section
12623 Cymopterus acaulis  var. fendleri   "Fendler's spring parsley" same section
12619 Eriogonum inflatum  var. inflatum   "desert trumpet" same section
12616 Gilia ophthalmoides      "eyed gilia" same section
12615 Malacothrix glabrata      "smooth desert-dandelion" 1.3 mi. SE
12622 Mentzelia albicaulis      "whitestem blazingstar" same section
12614 Phacelia crenulata  var. corrugata   "notch-leaf scorpionweed" 1.3 mi. SE

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Copper Point (Summit) San Juan County, UT 1.8 mi. SE 5794  Copper Point 
Red Monument (Summit) San Juan County, UT 4.4 mi. N 4593  Hite South 
Hidden Valley (Valley) San Juan County, UT 4.3 mi. S   Mancos Mesa NE 
Blue Notch (Gap) San Juan County, UT 3.9 mi. SE 5319  Copper Point 
Hite Marina Campground (Locale) San Juan County, UT 4.4 mi. N 4029  Hite South 
White Canyon Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 3.7 mi. W   Kane Gulch 
Hite Marina (Locale) San Juan County, UT 4.5 mi. N 3914  Hite South 
White Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 3.8 mi. W   Kane Gulch 
Browns Rim (Cliff) San Juan County, UT 4.6 mi. NE 5305  Copper Point 
Farley Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 3.9 mi. W   Copper Point 
Wingate Mesa (Summit) San Juan County, UT 4.4 mi. SE 5827  Copper Point 
White Canyon (Populated Place) San Juan County, UT 3.9 mi. W 3704  Hite South 
Dandy Crossing (historical) (Locale) San Juan County, UT 4.3 mi. W 3704  Hite South 
North Wash (Valley) Garfield County, UT 5 mi. N   Raggy Canyon 
Hite (historical) (Populated Place) Garfield County, UT 4.3 mi. W 3704  Hite South 
The Horn (Summit) Garfield County, UT 4.6 mi. SW 3822  Hite South 
Browns Bottom (historical) (Bend) San Juan County, UT 5.6 mi. N 3704  Hite North 
Happy Jack Mine (Mine) San Juan County, UT 5.1 mi. SE 5072  Copper Point 
Scorup Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 5 mi. SW   Hite South 
Browns Bottom (Bend) Garfield County, UT 5.7 mi. N 3704  Hite 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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