Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 10578 
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   4497  
Coll. Date 19 May 2005 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Kane County
Locality Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, Skutumpah road No. 500, 11 miles S of Cannonville; sand and gravel bar in tributary of Paria River.
     Elev.: 6000 ft. (1829 m.)
Habitat Notes pinyon-juniper community; sand, gravel bar. 
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° 28'  59" N, 112° 5'  47.2" 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.
06092 Abronia nana      "dwarf sand verbena" same section
03754 Abronia nana      "dwarf sand verbena" 2412 ft. E
03062 Abronia nana      "dwarf sand verbena" 2412 ft. E
03758 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" 2412 ft. E
04307 Aquilegia loriae      "Lori's columbine" same section
10652 Astragalus bisulcatus  var. major   "two-grooved milkvetch" 16 ft. W
06095 Astragalus calycosus  var. calycosus   "Torrey's milkvetch" same section
03059 Calylophus lavandulifolius      "lavender-leaf sundrops" 2412 ft. E
10573 Cryptantha abata      "low cat's eye" 16 ft. W
10574 Cryptantha cinerea  var. cinerea   "ashy James' cat's eye" 16 ft. W
10576 Cryptantha confertiflora      "basin yellow cat's eye" 16 ft. W
10569 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" 16 ft. W
06097 Erigeron pumilus  var. condensatus   "Great Basin shaggy fleabane" same section
03060 Euphorbia brachycera      "horned spurge" 2412 ft. E
03055 Hymenopappus filifolius  var. cinereus   "common woollywhite" 2412 ft. E
10575 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. caespitosa   "caespitose four-nerve daisy" 16 ft. W
10570 Penstemon utahensis      "Utah beardtongue" 16 ft. W
10571 Phlox austromontana  var. austromontana   "southern phlox" 16 ft. W
06090 Physaria acutifolia  var. acutifolia   "sharpleaf twinpod" same section
06094 Physaria ludoviciana      "silvery bladderpod" same section
10572 Physaria ludoviciana      "silvery bladderpod" 16 ft. W
06093 Shepherdia argentea      "silver buffaloberry" same section
03056 Symphoricarpos oreophilus  var. parishii   "Parish's snowberry" same section
03061 Townsendia incana      "silvery Townsend-daisy" 2412 ft. E
10577 Townsendia incana      "silvery Townsend-daisy" 16 ft. W

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Averett Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 0.9 mi. E   Bryce Point 
Bull Run (Stream) Kane County, UT 1.1 mi. SW   Rainbow Point 
Indian Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 1.2 mi. S   Rainbow Point 
Little Bull Valley (Valley) Kane County, UT 1.4 mi. SW   Rainbow Point 
Bull Valley (Valley) Kane County, UT 1.5 mi. SW   Rainbow Point 
Indian Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 1.9 mi. NE   Bryce Point 
Willis Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 1.8 mi. SE   Bryce Point 
Squaw Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 2.6 mi. SW   Rainbow Point 
Pine Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 3.3 mi. SW 6552  Rainbow Point 
Jim Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.6 mi. N   Cannonville 
Yellow Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 4 mi. NE   Bryce Point 
Georgetown (Populated Place) Kane County, UT 4.3 mi. NE 5820  Cannonville 
Bull Valley Gorge (Valley) Kane County, UT 4.2 mi. SE   Bull Valley Gorge 
Georgetown Cemetery (Cemetery) Garfield County, UT 4.3 mi. NE 5837  Cannonville 
Papoose Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 3.9 mi. W   Rainbow Point 
Rock Springs Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 3.9 mi. SE   Slickrock Bench 
Horse Mountain (Summit) Kane County, UT 4.1 mi. W 7523  Rainbow Point 
Shepherd Point (Cape) Kane County, UT 4.3 mi. NE 5866  Cannonville 
Sheep Creek Flat (Flat) Garfield County, UT 5 mi. N 6447  Bryce Point 
Little Dry Valley (Valley) Kane County, UT 4.2 mi. E   Slickrock Bench 

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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