Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 10487 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus amphioxys A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. amphioxys 
Common name   crescent milkvetch
Collector(s)
D.M. Barnes   4345  
Coll. Date 27 April 2005 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Garfield County
Locality Notom Road, paved portion to Bullfrog Marina, loop of road overlooking Bullfrog Creek Canyon, N of Pedistal Alley trailhead.
     Elev.: 3947 ft. (1203 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky slope, black brush community; sandy soil. 
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° 36'  53" N, 110° 47'  38" 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. 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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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10397 Allionia incarnata      "trailing windmills" same section
10399 Gaillardia pinnatifida      "Hopi blanketflower" same section
10400 Glyptopleura marginata      "white-margined carveseed" 83 ft. NE
10398 Thymophylla pentachaeta  var. belenidium   "five-needled pricklyleaf" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Halls Creek Bay (Bay) Kane County, UT 0.7 mi. E 3898  Hall Mesa 
Bullfrog Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 1.5 mi. S   Mount Pennell 
Long Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. S   Deer Point 
Middle Point (Cape) Garfield County, UT 3.5 mi. N 5007  Clay Point 
Hall Mesa (Summit) Garfield County, UT 4 mi. W 5168  Clay Point 
Saleratus Point (Cape) Garfield County, UT 5.1 mi. N 5253  Clay Point 
Bullfrog Creek Overlook (Locale) Garfield County, UT 5 mi. N 4899  Clay Point 
Millers Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.9 mi. SW   Stevens Canyon North 
Painted Hill RV Park (Park) Kane County, UT 5.1 mi. SE 3849  Bullfrog 
Red Tanks (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 5.4 mi. SE 3842  Bullfrog 
Clay Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 6.1 mi. N   Deer Point 
Shitamaring Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 6.6 mi. NE   Copper Creek Benches 

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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