Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 00967 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
ApocynaceaeApocynaceaeAsclepiadaceae  
Species Asclepias cryptoceras S. Watson
Infraspecific    var. cryptoceras 
Common name   pallid milkweed
Collector(s)
J.G. Harris   2236  
Coll. Date 11 May 1990 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Emery County
Locality San Rafael Swell, between Bottleneck Peak and Windowblind Peak. 
 
Elev.: 5789 ft. (1765 m.)
Habitat Notes Ephedra community; sandy soils; 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'  16" N, 110° 40'  26" W
Township Range T20S, R11E  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Asclepias cryptoceras ssp. cryptoceras S. Wats.

Common Name(s): Humboldt mountain milkweed, pallid milkweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=184808, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Gentianales
                                Family: Asclepiadaceae
                                    Genus: Asclepias
                                        Species: Asclepias cryptoceras
                                            Subspecies: Asclepias cryptoceras ssp. cryptoceras
                                                

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.
08409 Aliciella stenothyrsa      "Uinta Basin gilia" 1.2 mi. SE
00969 Aliciella stenothyrsa      "Uinta Basin gilia" same section
03959 Asclepias cryptoceras  var. cryptoceras   "pallid milkweed" 1.1 mi. S
12538 Astragalus       "milkvetch" 1.6 mi. SE
12537 Astragalus       "milkvetch" 1.6 mi. SE
04053 Astragalus amphioxys  var. amphioxys   "crescent milkvetch" 442 ft. SE
00971 Astragalus asclepiadoides      "milkweed milkvetch" same section
04040 Astragalus asclepiadoides      "milkweed milkvetch" 442 ft. SE
08411 Astragalus asclepiadoides      "milkweed milkvetch" 1.2 mi. SE
00972 Astragalus coltonii  var. coltonii   "Colton's milkvetch" same section
03989 Astragalus cymboides      "canoe milkvetch" 442 ft. SE
03988 Astragalus cymboides      "canoe milkvetch" 442 ft. SE
08408 Astragalus lonchocarpus      "greater rushy milkvetch" 1.2 mi. SE
03993 Astragalus lonchocarpus      "greater rushy milkvetch" 442 ft. SE
09214 Chrysothamnus linifolius      "spearleaf rabbitbrush" 1.9 mi. N
04052 Cryptantha flava      "yellow cat's eye" 442 ft. SE
08407 Cryptantha jonesiana      "Jones' cat's eye" 1.2 mi. SE
00968 Enceliopsis nudicaulis      "nakedstem sunray" same section
01281 Ephedra torreyana      "Torrey's ephedra" 2 mi. N
04054 Erigeron compactus  var. consimilis   "San Rafael cushion-daisy" 442 ft. SE
08410 Erigeron pulcherrimus      "plateau fleabane" 1.2 mi. SE
02302 Eriogonum corymbosum  var. corymbosum   "crisp-leaf wild buckwheat" 1.4 mi. NW
04057 Eriogonum shockleyi      "Shockley's wild buckwheat" 442 ft. SE
04055 Hilaria jamesii      "James' galleta" 442 ft. SE
02877 Hilaria jamesii      "James' galleta" 1.1 mi. S
00970 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. arizonica   "Arizona four-nerve daisy" same section
04056 Hymenoxys richardsonii  var. floribunda   "Colorado rubberweed" 442 ft. SE
09217 Populus deltoides  var. fremontii   "Fremont's cottonwood" 1.9 mi. N
09212 Salix exigua      "narrow-leaf willow" 1.9 mi. N
09215 Sarcobatus vermiculatus      "greasewood" 1.9 mi. N
04058 Sclerocactus whipplei  var. roseus  442 ft. SE
09213 Tamarix chinensis      "five-stamen tamarisk" 1.9 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 1.2 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 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 4.1 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 
Red Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 4 mi. E   Devils Hole 
Prickly Pear Flat (Flat) Emery County, UT 4.7 mi. NE 6355  Bottleneck Peak 
No Mans Mountain (Summit) Emery County, UT 4.1 mi. W 6526  Bottleneck Peak 
Three Coves Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 5 mi. S 5807  The Wickiup 
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 Asclepias cryptoceras  S. Watson

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+cryptoceras

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