Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 13161 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Astragalus ampullarioides (S.L. Welsh) S.L. Welsh
Status This species is a state or federal sensitive species.
R. Van Buren   588  
   with Utah Native Plant Society
Coll. Date 01 May 2004 
United States
Washington County
Habitat Notes Chinle Formation; 
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.
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.
Voucher Voucher of taxa associated with Astragalus ampullarioides, R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper 
Specimen Notes at old Astragalus ampullarioides study site. 


No synonyms recognized in the ITIS database.


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 13161s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03008s2.jpg 
specimen image: 03019s3.jpg 
specimen image: 03102s2.jpg 
specimen image: 04206s2.jpg 
specimen image: 04210s2.jpg 
specimen image: 04980s3.jpg 
specimen image: 04981s3.jpg 
specimen image: 13187s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02552 Abronia fragrans      "snowball sand verbena" 2614 ft. W
02540 Achnatherum hymenoides      "Indian ricegrass" 2614 ft. W
11608 Ambrosia dumosa      "common bur-sage" 2.2 mi. NW
03102 Astragalus ampullarioides     1729 ft. N
02550 Baileya multiradiata      "desert marigold" 2614 ft. W
02539 Bromus rubens      "red brome" 2614 ft. W
03013 Calochortus flexuosus      "winding mariposa lily" same section
11619 Camissonia multijuga      "frost-stem suncup" 2.2 mi. NW
02554 Capsella bursa-pastoris      "shepherd's purse" 2614 ft. W
02557 Chamaesyce albomarginata      "rattlesnake weed" 2614 ft. W
11612 Chorizanthe brevicornu  var. brevicornu   "brittle spineflower" 2.2 mi. NW
11625 Cirsium neomexicanum      "New Mexico thistle" 2.2 mi. NW
13220 Cirsium neomexicanum      "New Mexico thistle" 2.2 mi. NW
02525 Croton californicus      "California croton" 2614 ft. W
10166 Cryptantha fendleri      "Fendler's forget-me-not" 1.2 mi. SW
10164 Cryptantha pterocarya      "winged-nut forget-me-not" 1.2 mi. SW
11615 Dasyochloa pulchella      "desert fluffgrass" 2.2 mi. NW
11618 Encelia frutescens  var. virginensis   "Virgin River brittlebush" 2.2 mi. NW
02558 Eriastrum eremicum      "desert woollystar" 2614 ft. W
02553 Erigeron utahensis  var. utahensis   "Utah fleabane" 2614 ft. W
02545 Eriodictyon angustifolium      "narrow-leaf yerba santa" 2614 ft. W
11617 Eriogonum fasciculatum  var. polifolium   "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" 2.2 mi. NW
11620 Eriogonum fusiforme      "Grand Valley desert trumpet" 2.2 mi. NW
02556 Eriophyllum wallacei      "Wallace's easter bonnets" 2614 ft. W
11613 Gaura coccinea      "scarlet beeblossom" 2.2 mi. NW
02542 Gaura coccinea      "scarlet beeblossom" 2614 ft. W
10163 Gilia inconspicua  var. sinuata  1.2 mi. SW
11614 Langloisia setosissima  subsp. setosissima   "Great Basin langloisia" 2.2 mi. NW
02548 Larrea tridentata      "creosote bush" 2614 ft. W
11611 Lepidium fremontii      "desert peppercress" 2.2 mi. NW
11616 Lomatium scabrum  var. tripinnatum   "rough desert parsley" 2.2 mi. NW
02544 Mentzelia integra     2614 ft. W
11610 Mentzelia pterosperma      "winged-seed blazingstar" 2.2 mi. NW
02560 Mirabilis multiflora      "Colorado four o'clock" 2614 ft. W
03845 Muhlenbergia porteri      "Porter's muhly" same section
02543 Oenothera pallida  var. pallida   "pale evening primrose" 2614 ft. W
11621 Penstemon palmeri  var. palmeri   "Palmer's beardtongue" 2.2 mi. NW
02559 Penstemon palmeri  var. palmeri   "Palmer's beardtongue" 2614 ft. W
02551 Psorothamnus fremontii      "Fremont's dalea" 2614 ft. W
11623 Psorothamnus fremontii      "Fremont's dalea" 2.2 mi. NW
11609 Senecio douglasii  var. monoensis   "Mono ragwort" 2.2 mi. NW
02541 Sophora nuttalliana      "silky sophora" 2614 ft. W
11622 Sphaeralcea parvifolia      "small-leaf globemallow" 2.2 mi. NW
02546 Stephanomeria tenuifolia  var. tenuifolia   "narrow-leaf wirelettuce" 2614 ft. W
10165 Vulpia octoflora      "sixweeks fescue" 1.2 mi. SW
11624 Yucca angustissima      "narrow-leaf yucca" 2.2 mi. NW
02547 Yucca baccata      "banana yucca" 2614 ft. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cottonwood Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1461 ft. NE 3084  Harrisburg Junction 
Harrisburg Junction (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1 mi. E 3127  Harrisburg Junction 
Washington Black Ridge (Ridge) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. SW 3169  Harrisburg Junction 
KDXU-AM (Saint George) (Tower) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. SW 3146  Harrisburg Junction 
Harrisburg Dome (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. S 2920  Harrisburg Junction 
Grapevine Pass (Gap) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. W 3196  Harrisburg Junction 
Purgatory Flat (Flat) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. E 2884  Harrisburg Junction 
Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. NE   Harrisburg Junction 
Heath Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. N   Signal Peak 
Saint George and Washington Canal (Canal) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. S 2648  Washington Dome 
Cottonwood Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. SW   Harrisburg Junction 
Sand Mountain Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. SE 2891  Harrisburg Junction 
Willow Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. SE 2894  Harrisburg Junction 
Cottonwood Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 3 mi. NE 3166  Harrisburg Junction 
Bastion Ranch (Locale) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. SW 2914  Harrisburg Junction 
Grapevine Pass Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. SW   Harrisburg Junction 
Harrisburg Bench (Bench) Washington County, UT 3 mi. NE 3501  Harrisburg Junction 
KCLG-AM (Washington) (Tower) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. W 2992  Washington 
Shinob Kibe (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.6 mi. SW 3166  Washington Dome 
Washington Dome (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. S 3242  Washington Dome 


Taxon Links for species Astragalus ampullarioides  (S.L. Welsh) S.L. Welsh

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

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