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Astragalus amphioxys var. modestus Barneby

Barcode - Catalog Number10855
Institution CodeRENO
FamilyFabaceae
Scientific nameAstragalus amphioxys var. modestus Barneby
SciName (verbatimScientificName)Astragalus amphioxys var. modestus Barneby
Scientific Name AuthorshipBarneby
GenusAstragalus
Specific Epithetamphioxys
Taxon Rankvariety
Intraspecific Epithetmodestus
Identified ByR. Spellenberg, 2007
Primary Collector (recordedBy)A. Tiehm
Collector Number (recordNumber)15115
Event Date2May2006
HabitatGrowing on steep rocky slopes near the rod summit
Attributes (verbatiumAttributes)Flowers violet with darker keels, perennial
Associated TaxaJuniperus
CountryU.S.A.
State/ProvinceNevada
CountyLincoln
LocalityMeadow Valley Mountains, 1.9 road miles ESE of Kane Springs Valley Road on road to Lyman Crossing
Decimal Latitude37 16 46.0 N
Decimal Longitude114 33 40.1 W
Verbatim CoordinatesT8S, R66E, S2
Georeference SourcesWGS84
Verbatim Elevation4700 ft.
Taxon RemarksThis is far out of range for this more southern species. Flower size dictates that this is var. modestus, but leaflet form of NMC specimens on this varietyis proportionately narrower and more acute. The leaflet form of this specimen common to var. amphioxys.

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