Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 00714 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
ApocynaceaeApocynaceaeAsclepiadaceae  
Species Asclepias cryptoceras S. Watson
Infraspecific    var. cryptoceras 
Common name   pallid milkweed
Collector(s)
R. Collins   1376  
Coll. Date 04 May 1989 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Emery County
Locality San Rafael Swell.
     Elev.: 5600 ft. (1707 m.)
Habitat Notes Yucca, Castilleja 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 38° 43'  24" N, 111° 9'  0.01" W
Township Range T24S, R7E, Sec. 16 SE 1/4  
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):

     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.
00715 Astragalus praelongus  var. ellisiae   "Ellis' stinking milkvetch" same section
00706 Enceliopsis nudicaulis      "nakedstem sunray" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Sand Rock Reservoir (Spring) Emery County, UT 0.8 mi. SE 5506  Mussentuchit Flat 
Reeds Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 1.1 mi. W 5594  Mussentuchit Flat 
North Willow Springs (Spring) Emery County, UT 1.2 mi. W 5545  Mussentuchit Flat 
Road End Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 1.4 mi. W 5561  Mussentuchit Flat 
Deadman Peak (Summit) Emery County, UT 1.8 mi. S 5545  Mussentuchit Flat 
Dinner Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 1.7 mi. W 5647  Mussentuchit Flat 
The Wedge (Cape) Emery County, UT 2.1 mi. E 5581  Ireland Mesa 
Mussentuchit Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.7 mi. SW   Willow Springs 
Lone Tree Crossing (Populated Place) Emery County, UT 3.1 mi. N 5361  Mesa Butte 
Lone Tree Wedge (Cape) Emery County, UT 2.7 mi. E 5601  Ireland Mesa 
Lane Tree (Locale) Emery County, UT 3.2 mi. NE 5361  Big Bend Draw 
Sand Cove Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 3 mi. SW 5611  Mussentuchit Flat 
Ant Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 4 mi. S 5719  Mussentuchit Flat 
Pitchforth Spring (Summit) Emery County, UT 3.9 mi. S 5791  Ireland Mesa 
Cat Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.4 mi. NE   Copper Globe 
The Big Bend (Bend) Emery County, UT 3.6 mi. NE 5322  Big Bend Draw 
Wests Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 3.3 mi. W 5748  Mussentuchit Flat 
Hebe Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.5 mi. SE   Ireland Mesa 
South Salt Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.9 mi. NE   Copper Globe 
Hebes Mountain (Summit) Emery County, UT 4 mi. SE 5988  Ireland Mesa 

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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