Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 09470 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Astragalus amphioxys A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. amphioxys 
Common name   crescent milkvetch
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   4063  
   with K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 02 June 2004 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Garfield County
Locality N of Bullfrog, ca. 0.5 miles S of rd to Star Springs, [southeastern foothills of the Henry Mountains, along Utah Highway 276, ca. 20.8 road miles N of Bullfrog and ca 0.5 mile S of Clay Point Road];
     Elev.: 5274 ft. (1608 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky roadside; desert shrub 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 37° 48'  10" N, 110° 38'  7.4" 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.
09468 Dalea flavescens      "Canyonlands prairie clover" same section
09469 Gaillardia spathulata      "Colorado Plateau blanketflower" same section
09467 Platyschkuhria integrifolia  var. desertorum   "desert basin-daisy" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Milk Creek Reservoir (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 1.3 mi. N 5341  Copper Creek Benches 
Del Mont Mine (Mine) Garfield County, UT 1.9 mi. SW 5204  Copper Creek Benches 
Milk Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2.2 mi. NE   Copper Creek Benches 
Freds Ridge (Ridge) Garfield County, UT 2.3 mi. SE 6063  Mount Holmes 
Star Creek Benches (Bench) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. NE 5125  Mount Holmes 
Little Rockies (Range) Garfield County, UT 2.5 mi. E 6405  Mount Holmes 
Mount Holmes (Summit) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. E 7970  Mount Holmes 
Star Springs Campground (Locale) Garfield County, UT 3.5 mi. N 6129  Copper Creek Benches 
Star Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. N 6280  Copper Creek Benches 
Juds Knoll (Summit) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. N 6382  Copper Creek Benches 
Mount Ellsworth (Summit) Garfield County, UT 4 mi. S 8134  Ticaboo Mesa 
Ghost Ridge (Ridge) Garfield County, UT 4.2 mi. N 6224  Copper Creek Benches 
Chucker Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. NW 5811  Copper Creek Benches 
Copper Creek Benches (Bench) Garfield County, UT 3.6 mi. W 5670  Copper Creek Benches 
Johns Knoll (Summit) Garfield County, UT 4.1 mi. NW 6647  Copper Creek Benches 
Woodruff Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 4.5 mi. N 5663  Mount Holmes 
Gold Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.3 mi. NE   Copper Creek Benches 
Star Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.3 mi. NE   Copper Creek Benches 
Milk Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.3 mi. NE   Copper Creek Benches 
Little Rockies National Natural Landmark (Locale) San Juan County, UT 4.4 mi. SE 5197  Mount Holmes 

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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