Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 10929 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus amphioxys A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. amphioxys 
Common name   crescent milkvetch
Collector(s)
J.G. Harris   3808  
Coll. Date 21 May 2005 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Emery County
Locality San Rafael Swell, The Red Ledges, ca 5.5 km SW of Buckhorn Well.
     Elev.: 5445 ft. (1660 m.)
Habitat Notes clays, sands of the Carmel Formation, Ephedra 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 39° 8'  31" N, 110° 50'  12" 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.
10927 Asclepias ruthiae      "Ruth's milkweed" same section
10930 Astragalus lonchocarpus      "greater rushy milkvetch" same section
10928 Camissonia eastwoodiae      "Eastwood's suncup" same section
10933 Enceliopsis nudicaulis      "nakedstem sunray" same section
10934 Ephedra torreyana      "Torrey's ephedra" same section
10931 Hilaria jamesii      "James' galleta" same section
10932 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
The Red Ledges (Cliff) Emery County, UT 537 ft. N 5496  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Sand Bench (Bench) Emery County, UT 0.8 mi. N 5686  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Jorgensen Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 1.3 mi. NW 5571  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Favorite Hills (Summit) Emery County, UT 1.6 mi. N 5683  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Fuller Bottom Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 2 mi. SW   Buckhorn Reservoir 
Fuller Bottom (Flat) Emery County, UT 2.1 mi. SW 5259  Sids Mountain 
Chalk Hills (Summit) Emery County, UT 2.3 mi. E 5758  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Cat Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.4 mi. SW   Hadden Holes 
Cat Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. NW 5591  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Sand Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 2.6 mi. NE 5571  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Red Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.6 mi. SW   Horn Silver Gulch 
White Rocks (Pillar) Emery County, UT 3.3 mi. N 5686  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Red Knoll (Summit) Emery County, UT 2.9 mi. NE 5804  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Red Seep Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. W   Buckhorn Reservoir 
Blue Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 3.5 mi. N 5624  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Little Wedge Plateau (Plain) Emery County, UT 3.7 mi. S 5568  Sids Mountain 
Hambrick Bottom (Bend) Emery County, UT 2.9 mi. W 5315  Hadden Holes 
Guymon Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 3.8 mi. N 5712  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Buckhorn Well (Well) Emery County, UT 3.3 mi. NE 5620  Buckhorn Reservoir 
North Salt Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 4 mi. S   Short Canyon 

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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