Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10112 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus ampullarius S. Watson
Common name   gumbo milkvetch
D. Cann   245  
   with D.J. Tilley, A. Swanson
Coll. Date 30 April 2001 
United States
Kane County
Locality Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, W of Cockscomb road, near Wire Pass Trailhead/Buckskin Gulch.
Habitat Notes on Chinle, associated clays, pinyon-juniper-sage-grass 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° 1'  17" N, 112° 25'  37" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Astragalus ampullarius S. Wats.

Common Name(s): gumbo milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25415, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Astragalus
                                        Species: Astragalus ampullarius


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10112s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 08519s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Kanab Plateau (Plain) Kane County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 5023  Thompson Point 
Thompson Point (Cape) Kane County, UT 2.4 mi. NE 5994  Thompson Point 
Shinarump Cliffs (Cliff) Coconino County, AZ 2.7 mi. S 5210  Shinarump Point 
Maringer Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.4 mi. NW   Thompson Point 
Eightmile Gap (Valley) Coconino County, AZ 3.3 mi. SE   Thompson Point 
Eightmile Gap (Gap) Kane County, UT 3.3 mi. SE 4961  Shinarump Point 
South Fork Willis Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.7 mi. N   Thompson Point 
North Fork Willis Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.7 mi. N   Thompson Point 
Sherman Cove (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.5 mi. NE   Thompson Point 
Willis Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.5 mi. NE   Thompson Point 
Muggins Flat (Flat) Kane County, UT 3.3 mi. E 5030  Johnson Lakes 
Lost Spring Gap (Gap) Kane County, UT 3.4 mi. W 4895  Thompson Point 
Willis Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 4.1 mi. N 5732  Thompson Point 
Lost Spring Gap (Gap) Coconino County, AZ 3.4 mi. SW 4892  Shinarump Point 
Buttons Ranch (Locale) Coconino County, AZ 3.9 mi. SE 4944  Shinarump Point 
North Fork Pugh Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.8 mi. NW   Thompson Point 
Shinarump Cliffs (Cliff) Kane County, UT 3.9 mi. E 5341  Johnson Lakes 
Toms Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 4.8 mi. N 6004  Thompson Point 
Johnson Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 4.2 mi. NE   Bald Knoll 
Hells Bellows (Basin) Kane County, UT 4.4 mi. NE 5158  Johnson Lakes 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus ampullarius  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

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