Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 05839 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus amphioxys A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. amphioxys 
Common name   crescent milkvetch
Collector(s)
R. Van Buren   494  
Coll. Date 03 May 2001 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Washington County
Locality Gunshot plot, Shivwits road, N of Shivwits reservoir, on road to Motoqua. 
 
Habitat Notes Chinle soil; blackbrush community. 
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° 14'  10" N, 113° 51'  15" W
Township Range T41S, R18W, Sec. 10  
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):

     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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08269
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08515
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09470
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09908
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10174
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10179
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10470
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10485
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10487
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10562
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11472
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10185 Amsinckia intermedia     1 mi. NW
05889 Calochortus flexuosus      "winding mariposa lily" same section
05891 Cymopterus purpureus  var. purpureus   "purple spring parsley" same section
05843 Delphinium parishii  var. parishii   "Parish's larkspur" same section
05883 Haplopappus gracilis      "slender goldenweed" same section
05886 Helianthus petiolaris  ssp. fallax   "prairie sunflower" same section
05885 Langloisia setosissima  ssp. setosissima   "Great Basin langloisia" same section
10183 Lotus humistratus      "foothill deervetch" 1 mi. NW
05888 Lupinus brevicaulis      "shortstem lupine" same section
05887 Microseris lindleyi      "Lindley's silverpuffs" same section
05882 Phacelia pulchella  var. pulchella   "beautiful scorpionweed" same section
05890 Phacelia vallis-mortae      "Death Valley scorpionweed" same section
10184 Thysanocarpus curvipes      "fringe pod" 1 mi. NW
05847 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
Pahcoon Flat (Flat) Washington County, UT 1 mi. S 4406  Shivwits 
Pahcoon Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. E 3773  Shivwits 
Jackson Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 3 mi. N 3963  Motoqua 
Cole Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. N 4196  Gunlock 
Jackson Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. NW 3963  Motoqua 
Rods Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.1 mi. N 3996  Gunlock 
Limekiln Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. NE   Gunlock 
Manganese Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.8 mi. N 4249  Gunlock 
Gunlock Campground (Locale) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. E 3603  Gunlock 
Gunlock State Park (Park) Washington County, UT 4 mi. E 3609  Gunlock 
Manganese Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.2 mi. E   Gunlock 
Gunlock Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 4.5 mi. E 3570  Gunlock 
Pahcoon Spring Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 5 mi. SE   Gunlock 
Camp Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 5.6 mi. SE 3452  Shivwits 
Badger Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 6 mi. SW 4479  West Mountain Peak 
Red Hollow Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 6.3 mi. NW 4062  Motoqua 

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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