Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 04281 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus amphioxys A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. amphioxys 
Common name   crescent milkvetch
Collector(s)
D. Carter   s.n.  
   with D.M. Barnes
Coll. Date 27 April 2000 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
San Juan
Locality U.S. Highway 163, SW of Bluff, N side of the road;
     Elev.: 4474 ft. (1364 m.)
Habitat Notes desert shrub community; sandy soil. 
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° 16'  N, 109° 39'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)

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.
04303 Abronia fragrans      "snowball sand verbena" same section
04269 Allium geyeri  var. chatterleyi   "Geyer's wild onion" same section
18010 Asteraceae      1.5 mi. E
04268 Astragalus desperatus  var. desperatus   "rimrock milkvetch" same section
18011 Baccharis wrightii      "Wright's baccharis" 1.6 mi. NE
04259 Cercocarpus montanus      "alderleaf mountain mahogany" same section
04250 Chamaesyce fendleri      "Fendler's sandmat" same section
04258 Comandra umbellata  var. pallida  same section
04256 Cryptantha cinerea  var. jamesii   "James' cat's eye" same section
04260 Dimorphocarpa wislizeni      "Wislizen's spectacle pod" same section
04304 Eremocrinum albomarginatum      "Utah solitaire lily" same section
18015 Ericameria nauseosa  var. nitida   "shiny rubber rabbitbrush" 2558 ft. W
04249 Eriogonum alatum      "winged wild buckwheat" same section
14852 Eriogonum clavellatum      "Comb Wash wild buckwheat" 2 mi. E
18012 Eriogonum clavellatum      "Comb Wash wild buckwheat" 1.6 mi. NE
18009 Eriogonum corymbosum  var. velutinum   "velvety wild buckwheat" 1.5 mi. E
18016 Eriogonum leptocladon  var. ramosissimum   "San Juan wild buckwheat" 2558 ft. W
18013 Eriogonum microthecum  var. simpsonii   "Simpson's wild buckwheat" 1.6 mi. NE
04282 Gaillardia pinnatifida      "Hopi blanketflower" same section
04278 Gilia ophthalmoides      "eyed gilia" same section
04253 Hilaria jamesii      "James' galleta" same section
04283 Houstonia rubra      "red bluet" same section
04247 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. ivesiana   "Ives' four-nerve daisy" same section
04272 Linum puberulum      "plains flax" same section
04305 Lupinus pusillus  var. pusillus   "rusty lupine" same section
04299 Phemeranthus brevifolius      "pygmy fameflower" same section
04255 Physaria rectipes      "straight bladderpod" same section
04270 Plantago patagonica      "Patagonia plantain" same section
04257 Quercus turbinella      "Sonoran scrub oak" same section
18008 Senecio flaccidus  var. flaccidus   "thread-leaf ragwort" 1.5 mi. E
18014 Suaeda nigra     1.6 mi. NE
04298 Townsendia incana      "silvery Townsend-daisy" same section
04254 Vulpia octoflora      "sixweeks fescue" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bluff Airport (Airport) San Juan County, UT 1.4 mi. SE 4459  Bluff SW 
Snake Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 1.4 mi. NW   Bluff SW 
Navajo Spring (Spring) San Juan County, UT 1.4 mi. W 4452  Bluff SW 
Hobbs Wash Historical Marker (Park) San Juan County, UT 1.5 mi. E 4429  Bluff 
Butler Wash (Stream) San Juan County, UT 2.3 mi. S   Hotel Rock 
Buck Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 2.1 mi. E   Bluff 
Gothic Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 2.9 mi. S   Toh Atin Mesa West 
White Rock Point (Cliff) San Juan County, UT 3.1 mi. SE 4689  White Rock Point 
San Juan Hill (Summit) San Juan County, UT 3.7 mi. SW 4734  San Juan Hill 
Road Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 4.8 mi. N   Cedar Mesa North 
Comb Wash (Valley) San Juan County, UT 4.6 mi. SW   Hotel Rock 
Tselakai Dezza (Populated Place) San Juan County, UT 5 mi. SE 4584  White Rock Point 
Tank Mesa (Summit) San Juan County, UT 5.1 mi. NE 4876  Bluff 
Tank Point Well (Well) San Juan County, UT 5.4 mi. NE 4800  Bluff 
Window Rock Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 5.8 mi. SE   White Rock Point 
Barton Range Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 5.9 mi. N   Bluff SW 
Chinle Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 6 mi. SW   Mexican Water 
Window Rock Spring (Spring) San Juan County, UT 5.8 mi. SE 4721  White Rock Point 
Ute Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 6.5 mi. SE   White Rock Point 

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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