Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 10174 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus amphioxys A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. vespertinus (Sheldon) M.E. Jones
Common name   western crescent milkvetch
Collector(s)
D.M. Barnes   4330  
Coll. Date 27 April 2005 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Garfield County
Locality Capitol Reef National Park, Notom Road, Oyster Shell Reef, directly S of junction with Burr Road, reference point 60, E of road.
     Elev.: 4929 ft. (1503 m.)
Habitat Notes warm desert shrub community; deep sand, clay soil. 6878 CARE-00246 
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° 50'  36.5" N, 110° 59'  36.6" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.

Taxonomy


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

     Astragalus amphioxys var. vespertinus (Sheldon) M.E. Jones

Common Name(s): Aladdin slippers, Aladdin's slippers.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192349, 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. vespertinus
                                                

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.
10372 Aliciella triodon      "coyote gilia" 70 ft. SW
10379 Astragalus mollissimus  var. thompsoniae   "Thompson's woolly milkvetch" 70 ft. SW
10484 Atriplex argentea  var. argentea   "silverscale saltbush" 70 ft. SW
10375 Calochortus aureus      "golden mariposa lily" 70 ft. SW
10384 Chamaesyce fendleri      "Fendler's sandmat" 70 ft. SW
10377 Cymopterus bulbosus      "onion spring parsley" 70 ft. SW
10383 Eriogonum bicolor      "pretty wild buckwheat" 70 ft. SW
10381 Eriogonum corymbosum  var. corymbosum   "crisp-leaf wild buckwheat" 70 ft. SW
10386 Eriogonum flexum     70 ft. SW
10378 Eriogonum palmerianum      "Palmer's wild buckwheat" 70 ft. SW
10387 Gilia ophthalmoides      "eyed gilia" 70 ft. SW
10371 Gilia ophthalmoides      "eyed gilia" 70 ft. SW
10370 Grayia spinosa      "spiny hopsage" 70 ft. SW
10380 Hilaria jamesii      "James' galleta" 70 ft. SW
10388 Ipomopsis polycladon      "spreading gilia" 70 ft. SW
10374 Monolepis nuttalliana      "Nuttall's povertyweed" 70 ft. SW
10376 Oenothera albicaulis      "prairie evening primrose" 70 ft. SW
10389 Phacelia ivesiana      "Ives' scorpionweed" 70 ft. SW
10373 Quercus x eastwoodiae  hybrid [gambelii x havardii x turbinella?]  same section
10382 Sisymbrium altissimum      "tall tumblemustard" 70 ft. SW
10385 Townsendia annua      "annual Townsend-daisy" 70 ft. SW
10369 Xylorhiza tortifolia  var. imberbis   "beardless Mojave woody aster" 70 ft. SW

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Creek Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 0.8 mi. NW   Bitter Creek Divide 
The Post (Locale) Garfield County, UT 0.9 mi. SE 4981  The Post 
Burr Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.4 mi. NW   Wagon Box Mesa 
Swap Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.6 mi. N   Cave Flat 
Willow Tanks (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 2.2 mi. S 4876  The Post 
Cottonwood Tanks (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. S 4859  The Post 
Swap Mesa (Summit) Garfield County, UT 3 mi. NE 5561  Cave Flat 
Peak-a-boo Rock (Summit) Garfield County, UT 3 mi. NW 6224  Wagon Box Mesa 
Bitter Spring Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. N   Bitter Creek Divide 
Oyster Shell Reef (Bar) Garfield County, UT 4.9 mi. N 5286  Bitter Creek Divide 
Strike Valley Overlook (Locale) Garfield County, UT 4.5 mi. NW 5988  Bitter Creek Divide 
Muley Twist Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 5.6 mi. S   Bitter Creek Divide 

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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