Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 16862 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus amphioxys A. Gray
Common name   Crescent milkvetch
Collector(s)
Steve Hegji   0187  
Coll. Date 11 March 2013 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Nevada
Clark County
Locality Nevada Highway 170, 15 km SW of Mesquite;
     Elev.: 1778 ft. (542 m.)
Habitat Notes roadside, rocky and sandy. 
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° 46'  1.73" N, 114° 14'  3.05" 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 Gray

Common Name(s): Crescent milkvetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25414, 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
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Virgin Hill (Summit) Clark County, NV 0.6 mi. E 1808  Flat Top Mesa 
Riverside (Populated Place) Clark County, NV 2.3 mi. S 1431  Riverside 
East Mesa Interchange (Locale) Clark County, NV 2 mi. W 2182  Moapa Peak SE 
Cook Bottom (Flat) Clark County, NV 2.3 mi. SE 1427  Riverside 
Virgin River Recreation Area (Park) Clark County, NV 2.4 mi. S 1414  Riverside 
Foster Ranch (Locale) Clark County, NV 2.7 mi. S 1408  Riverside 
Arnold Bottom (Flat) Clark County, NV 2.9 mi. S 1404  Riverside 
Latham Bottom (Flat) Clark County, NV 2.7 mi. SE 1450  Riverside 
Sink Reservoir (Reservoir) Clark County, NV 3.2 mi. N 2103  Flat Top Mesa 
David Buddy Ranch (Locale) Clark County, NV 3.5 mi. S 1404  Riverside 
Cottonwood (historical) (Locale) Clark County, NV 3 mi. SE 1470  Riverside 
Toquop Wash (Stream) Lincoln County, NV 3 mi. SE   Toquop Gap 
Frank Taylor Ranch (Locale) Clark County, NV 4.2 mi. S 1414  Riverside 
Old Spanish Trail (Trail) Clark County, NV 3.8 mi. W 2136  Moapa Peak SE 
Nickel Creek (Stream) Clark County, NV 4.6 mi. SE   Virgin Peak 

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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