Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 04040 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus asclepiadoides M.E. Jones
Common name   milkweed milkvetch
Collector(s)
J.G. Harris   2403  
   with Dylan W. Harris
Coll. Date 09 May 1992 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Emery
Locality San Rafael Swell, ca. 3 km S of San Rafael River Bridge Campground, slopes and plains W of Windowblind Peak;
     Elev.: 5412 ft. (1650 m.)
Habitat Notes mixed desert shrub community, Moenkopi formation. 
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° 3'  14" N, 110° 40'  31" W
Township Range T20S, R11E, Sec. 27  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Astragalus asclepiadoides M.E. Jones

Common Name(s): milkweed milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25426, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Astragalus
                                        Species: Astragalus asclepiadoides
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04040s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00971s1.jpg 
00971
specimen image: 08411s1.jpg 
08411
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12095
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12095
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12095
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12102
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12102
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12102
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12102
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12537

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
00969 Aliciella stenothyrsa      "Uinta Basin gilia" 442 ft. NW
08409 Aliciella stenothyrsa      "Uinta Basin gilia" 1.1 mi. S
03959 Asclepias cryptoceras  var. cryptoceras   "pallid milkweed" 1 mi. S
00967 Asclepias cryptoceras  var. cryptoceras   "pallid milkweed" 442 ft. NW
12537 Astragalus       "milkvetch" 1.6 mi. SE
12538 Astragalus       "milkvetch" 1.6 mi. SE
04053 Astragalus amphioxys  var. amphioxys   "crescent milkvetch" same section
00971 Astragalus asclepiadoides      "milkweed milkvetch" 442 ft. NW
08411 Astragalus asclepiadoides      "milkweed milkvetch" 1.1 mi. S
00972 Astragalus coltonii  var. coltonii   "Colton's milkvetch" 442 ft. NW
03989 Astragalus cymboides      "canoe milkvetch" same section
03988 Astragalus cymboides      "canoe milkvetch" same section
03993 Astragalus lonchocarpus      "greater rushy milkvetch" same section
08408 Astragalus lonchocarpus      "greater rushy milkvetch" 1.1 mi. S
09214 Chrysothamnus linifolius      "spearleaf rabbitbrush" 2 mi. N
04052 Cryptantha flava      "yellow cat's eye" same section
08407 Cryptantha jonesiana      "Jones' cat's eye" 1.1 mi. S
00968 Enceliopsis nudicaulis      "nakedstem sunray" 442 ft. NW
01281 Ephedra torreyana      "Torrey's ephedra" 2 mi. N
04054 Erigeron compactus  var. consimilis   "San Rafael cushion-daisy" same section
08410 Erigeron pulcherrimus      "plateau fleabane" 1.1 mi. S
02302 Eriogonum corymbosum  var. corymbosum   "crisp-leaf wild buckwheat" 1.5 mi. NW
04057 Eriogonum shockleyi      "Shockley's wild buckwheat" same section
02877 Hilaria jamesii      "James' galleta" 1 mi. S
04055 Hilaria jamesii      "James' galleta" same section
00970 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. arizonica   "Arizona four-nerve daisy" 442 ft. NW
04056 Hymenoxys richardsonii  var. floribunda   "Colorado rubberweed" same section
09217 Populus deltoides  var. fremontii   "Fremont's cottonwood" 2 mi. N
09212 Salix exigua      "narrow-leaf willow" 2 mi. N
09215 Sarcobatus vermiculatus      "greasewood" 2 mi. N
04058 Sclerocactus whipplei  var. roseus  same section
09213 Tamarix chinensis      "five-stamen tamarisk" 2 mi. N

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bottleneck Peak (Summit) Emery County, UT 0.8 mi. NW 6349  Bottleneck Peak 
Window Blind Peak (Summit) Emery County, UT 1.2 mi. SE 6831  Bottleneck Peak 
Assembly Hall Peak (Summit) Emery County, UT 1.3 mi. NE 5948  Bottleneck Peak 
Road Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 1.7 mi. N   Bottleneck Peak 
San Rafael Bridge Campground (Locale) Emery County, UT 1.8 mi. N 5102  Bottleneck Peak 
Buckhorn Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.1 mi. N   Buckhorn Reservoir 
Limestone Bench (Bench) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. S 5748  Bottleneck Peak 
Calf Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.6 mi. N   Bob Hill Knoll 
Pine Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.8 mi. N   Devils Hole 
Cottonwood Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.7 mi. S   Drowned Hole Draw 
Cane Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 4 mi. NW   The Blocks 
Little Grand Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.4 mi. NW   Sids Mountain 
Good Water Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.4 mi. NW   Bottleneck Peak 
No Mans Mountain (Summit) Emery County, UT 4 mi. W 6526  Bottleneck Peak 
Three Coves Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 5 mi. S 5807  The Wickiup 
Red Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.1 mi. E   Devils Hole 
Prickly Pear Flat (Flat) Emery County, UT 4.8 mi. NE 6355  Bottleneck Peak 
Sids Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 5.3 mi. S   The Wickiup 
Emery County (Civil) Emery County, UT 5.1 mi. SE 5801  The Wickiup 
Cow Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 5.4 mi. N   Chimney Rock 

Links

Taxon Links for species Astragalus asclepiadoides  M.E. Jones

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+asclepiadoides

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