Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 08505 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
ApocynaceaeApocynaceaeAsclepiadaceae  
Species Asclepias asperula (Decne.) Woodson
Common name   spider milkweed
Collector(s)
B. Grover   s.n.  
Coll. Date 19 June 2003 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Utah County
Locality Ironton. 
 
Elev.: 5101 ft. (1555 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky slope. 
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 40° 14'  N, 111° 37'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)

Taxonomy


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

     Asclepias asperula (Dcne.) Woods.

Common Name(s): antelope horns, antelopehorn milkweed, spider antelope-horns, spider milkweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=30247, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Gentianales
                                Family: Asclepiadaceae
                                    Genus: Asclepias
                                        Species: Asclepias asperula
                                                                                            

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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02804
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03123
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03217
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03903
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05838
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07021
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09569
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11924
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11924

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15011 Abies concolor      "white fir" 2.2 mi. N
01674 Agoseris glauca  var. laciniata   "Arizona mountain dandelion" 2025 ft. N
15262 Alnus incana      "gray alder" 2.3 mi. N
15123 Artemisia ludoviciana  var. ludoviciana   "Louisiana wormwood" 2.2 mi. N
15367 Artemisia tridentata      "big sagebrush" 2.3 mi. N
14925 Balsamorhiza       "balsamroot" 2 mi. N
15407 Berberis repens      "Oregongrape" 2.2 mi. N
15009 Berberis repens      "Oregongrape" 2.2 mi. N
15125 Betula occidentalis      "water birch" 2.2 mi. N
14926 Boraginaceae      2 mi. N
14998 Brickellia californica      "California brickellbush" 2.2 mi. N
15319 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" 2.2 mi. N
14619 Celtis reticulata     2.3 mi. N
15409 Celtis reticulata     2.2 mi. N
09216 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" 2.2 mi. N
01677 Chaenactis douglasii      "Douglas' dusty-maiden" 2025 ft. N
15366 Chrysothamnus nauseosus      "rubber rabbitbrush" 2.3 mi. N
14627 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 2.3 mi. N
15412 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 2.2 mi. N
01667 Crepis acuminata      "tapertip hawksbeard" 2025 ft. N
15316 Cynoglossum officinale      "gypsyflower" 2.2 mi. N
01668 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" 2025 ft. N
15313 Equisetum       "horsetail" 2.1 mi. NE
15410 Eremogone macradenia      "desert sandwort" 2.2 mi. N
15107 Eremogone macradenia      "desert sandwort" 2.3 mi. N
15368 Gutierrezia sarothrae      "common snakeweed" 2.3 mi. N
01676 Hackelia floribunda      "many-flowered stickseed" 2025 ft. N
02020 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "northern sweetvetch" 2.3 mi. N
02024 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "northern sweetvetch" 2.3 mi. N
01673 Hydrophyllum capitatum  var. capitatum   "purple cat's breeches" 2025 ft. N
14624 Jamesia americana      "fivepetal cliffbush" 2.3 mi. N
15408 Juniperus scopulorum      "Rocky Mountain juniper" 2.2 mi. N
14924 Linaria       "toadflax" 2 mi. N
15318 Linaria dalmatica      "Dalmatian toadflax" 2.2 mi. N
01671 Lithophragma parviflorum      "small-flowered woodland-star" 2025 ft. N
01672 Lithospermum ruderale      "western stoneseed" 2025 ft. N
00418 Lomatium triternatum  ssp. platycarpum   "Great Basin desert parsley" 2.2 mi. N
15317 Malva neglecta      "common mallow" 2.2 mi. N
13627 Melilotus albus     2 mi. N
14618 Parthenocissus quinquefolia      "Virginia creeper" 2.3 mi. N
00334 Penstemon eatonii  var. eatonii  2.2 mi. N
14631 Perityle stansburyi      "Stansbury's rockdaisy" 2.3 mi. N
14628 Petrophytum caespitosum      "rockmat" 2.3 mi. N
01669 Phacelia linearis      "thread-leaf scorpionweed" 2025 ft. N
14626 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 2.3 mi. N
14625 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 2.3 mi. N
15411 Populus angustifolia      "narrow-leaf cottonwood" 2.2 mi. N
06820 Populus fremontii      "Fremont's cottonwood" same section
09219 Populus trichocarpa     2.2 mi. N
14630 Populus x intercurrens  hybrid [angustifolia x fremontii ssp. fremontii]  2.3 mi. N
15012 Prunus       "plum" 2.2 mi. N
15013 Prunus persica      "peach" 2.2 mi. N
05837 Prunus serrulata      "Japanese flowering cherry" 1.4 mi. SE
15010 Quercus gambelii      "Gambel oak" 2.2 mi. N
15008 Rhus glabra      "smooth sumac" 2.3 mi. N
15014 Rhus trilobata      "skunkbush sumac" 2.2 mi. N
15015 Rosa       "rose" 2.3 mi. N
15365 Rosa canina      "dog rose" 2.3 mi. N
14629 Rosa nutkana      "Nootka rose" 2.3 mi. N
01679 Senecio integerrimus  var. exaltatus   "Columbia ragwort" 2025 ft. N
15413 Solanum dulcamara      "climbing nightshade" 2.2 mi. N
14791 Sphaeromeria diversifolia      "separate-leaf chickensage" 2.3 mi. N
01670 Stellaria jamesiana     2025 ft. N
15312 Tradescantia virginiana      "Virginia spiderwort" 2.1 mi. NE
01678 Valeriana occidentalis      "western valerian" 2025 ft. N
01675 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" 2025 ft. N

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Hathenbrook Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. S 5355  Springville 
Maple Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. NE 7746  Springville 
Slate Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. SW   Springville 
Toad Head (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 7294  Springville 
Slide Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1 mi. NW   Springville 
Utah State Hospital (Hospital) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. W 4584  Provo 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. SW 4751  Provo 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1 mi. W 4577  Provo 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. SW 4626  Provo 
Lower Union Canal (Canal) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. SW 4587  Provo 
Y Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. N 8452  Bridal Veil Falls 
Provost School (School) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. W 4580  Provo 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. SW 4577  Provo 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. W 4554  Provo 
Buckley Draw (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. S   Springville 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. NW 4600  Provo 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. NW 4620  Provo 
Utah County Infirmary (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. S 4616  Provo 
Wasatch School (School) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 4649  Provo 
Seventh Day Adventist Church (Church) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. W 4547  Provo 

Links

Taxon Links for species Asclepias asperula  (Decne.) Woodson

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+asperula

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