Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 10485 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus amphioxys A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. modestus Barneby
Common name   modest crescent milkvetch
Collector(s)
D.M. Barnes   4444  
Coll. Date 17 May 2005 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Arizona
Coconino County
Locality flats below Glen Canyon Dam overlook, W of dam.
     Elev.: 4146 ft. (1264 m.)
Habitat Notes blackbrush 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 36° 57'  58" N, 111° 30'  14" 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. modestus Barneby

Common Name(s): Crescent milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192347, 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. modestus
                                                

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.
13619 Asclepias latifolia      "broad-leaf milkweed" 2.3 mi. S
10518 Dalea flavescens  var. flavescens  same section
14849 Encelia frutescens  var. resinosa   "sticky brittlebush" 2.1 mi. S
10515 Ipomopsis pumila      "dwarf gilia" same section
10521 Layia glandulosa      "white-daisy tidytips" 89 ft. NE
10516 Malacothrix glabrata      "smooth desert-dandelion" same section
10517 Phacelia integrifolia      "gypsum scorpionweed" same section
10519 Senecio douglasii  var. longilobus   "thread-leaf ragwort" same section
10520 Stephanomeria exigua      "small wirelettuce" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Page Maintenance Yard (Locale) Coconino County, AZ 0.8 mi. S 4042  Ferry Swale 
Arizona State Inspection Station (Locale) Coconino County, AZ 1.2 mi. S 4036  Page 
Wahweap Lodge and Marina (Locale) Coconino County, AZ 1.1 mi. SE 3704  Page 
Sentinel Rock (Pillar) Coconino County, AZ 1.3 mi. SE 3704  Page 
Wahweap Airport (Airport) Coconino County, AZ 1.6 mi. N 3881  Page 
Wahweap (Populated Place) Coconino County, AZ 2.2 mi. N 3704  Page 
Beehive Rock (Pillar) Coconino County, AZ 2.3 mi. S 4082  Page 
Glen Canyon Dam (Dam) Coconino County, AZ 2.3 mi. SE 3629  Page 
Lake Powell (Reservoir) Coconino County, AZ 2.3 mi. SE 3163  Page 
Glen Canyon Dam Visitor Center (Building) Coconino County, AZ 2.4 mi. SE 3419  Page 
Glen Canyon Substation (Locale) Coconino County, AZ 2.6 mi. S 3888  Page 
Wahweap Bay (Bay) Coconino County, AZ 2.8 mi. NE 3704  Warm Creek Bay 
Wahweap Bay (Bay) Kane County, UT 3.3 mi. N 3704  Warm Creek Bay 
Antelope Creek (Stream) Coconino County, AZ 3.5 mi. E   Dove Spring SE 
Emergency Medical Heliport (Airport) Coconino County, AZ 4 mi. SE 4295  Page 
Wahweap Window (Arch) Kane County, UT 4.4 mi. N 3704  Warm Creek Bay 
Antelope Canyon (Valley) Coconino County, AZ 3.6 mi. E   Dead Monkey Ridge 
Page (Populated Place) Coconino County, AZ 4.3 mi. S 4193  Page 
Page Substation (Locale) Coconino County, AZ 4.5 mi. S 4147  Page 
Page Municipal Airport (Airport) Coconino County, AZ 4.1 mi. SE 4262  Page 

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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