Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10184 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Thysanocarpus curvipes Hook.
Common name   fringe pod
Donna M. Barnes   4249  
Coll. Date 19 April 2005 
United States
Washington County
Locality Pahcoon Spring Wash, Motoqua Road, [NW of Pahcoon Spring, ca. 7.2 road miles NW of the junction with Old Highway 91];
     Elev.: 3886 ft. (1185 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky soil, conglomerate and petrified wood outcrop; juniper forest and 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° 14'  52" N, 113° 50'  36" 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.


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Thysanocarpus curvipes Hook.

     Thysanocarpus amplectens Greene
     Thysanocarpus curvipes var. elegans (Fisch. & C.A. Mey.) B.L. Robins.
     Thysanocarpus curvipes var. eradiatus Jepson
     Thysanocarpus curvipes var. longistylus Jepson
     Thysanocarpus elegans Fisch. & C.A. Mey.

Common Name(s): lacepod mustard, sand fringepod, sand lacepod.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=23428, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Capparales
                                Family: Brassicaceae
                                    Genus: Thysanocarpus
                                        Species: Thysanocarpus curvipes


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10184s2.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
04208 Adenophyllum cooperi      "Cooper's dogweed" 2.1 mi. SW
10185 Amsinckia intermedia     same section
05839 Astragalus amphioxys  var. amphioxys   "crescent milkvetch" 1 mi. SE
04203 Astragalus nuttallianus      "Nuttall's small-flowered milkvetch" 2.1 mi. SW
05889 Calochortus flexuosus      "winding mariposa lily" 1 mi. SE
04193 Cryptantha virginensis      "Virgin River cat's eye" 2.1 mi. SW
05891 Cymopterus purpureus  var. purpureus   "purple spring parsley" 1 mi. SE
05843 Delphinium parishii  var. parishii   "Parish's larkspur" 1 mi. SE
04194 Eriogonum caespitosum      "matted wild buckwheat" 2.1 mi. SW
04202 Eriogonum subreniforme      "kidney-leaf wild buckwheat" 1.3 mi. W
04201 Gilia transmontana      "transmontane gilia" 1.3 mi. W
05883 Haplopappus gracilis      "slender goldenweed" 1 mi. SE
05886 Helianthus petiolaris  subsp. fallax   "prairie sunflower" 1 mi. SE
05885 Langloisia setosissima  subsp. setosissima   "Great Basin langloisia" 1 mi. SE
10183 Lotus humistratus      "foothill deervetch" same section
05888 Lupinus brevicaulis      "shortstem lupine" 1 mi. SE
04207 Lycium pallidum      "pale desert-thorn" 1.3 mi. W
05887 Microseris lindleyi      "Lindley's silverpuffs" 1 mi. SE
05882 Phacelia pulchella  var. pulchella   "beautiful scorpionweed" 1 mi. SE
05890 Phacelia vallis-mortae      "Death Valley scorpionweed" 1 mi. SE
04211 Phlox austromontana      "southern phlox" 2.1 mi. SW
04209 Sophora stenophylla      "fringe-leaf necklacepod" 2.1 mi. SW
04205 Sporobolus flexuosus      "mesa dropseed" 2.1 mi. SW
04204 Syntrichopappus fremontii      "Fremont's gold" 1.3 mi. W
05847 Vulpia octoflora      "sixweeks fescue" 1 mi. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Pahcoon Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1 mi. SE 3773  Shivwits 
Pahcoon Flat (Flat) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. S 4406  Shivwits 
Jackson Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. NW 3963  Motoqua 
Rods Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. N 3996  Gunlock 
Cole Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. N 4196  Gunlock 
Limekiln Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3 mi. NE   Gunlock 
Jackson Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. NW 3963  Motoqua 
Manganese Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. N 4249  Gunlock 
Gunlock Campground (Locale) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. E 3603  Gunlock 
Gunlock State Park (Park) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. E 3609  Gunlock 
Manganese Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.6 mi. E   Gunlock 
Gunlock Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. E 3570  Gunlock 
Gunlock Dam (Dam) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. E 3717  Shivwits 
Gunlock Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. E 3717  Shivwits 
Intermittent Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 5.1 mi. N 4518  Gunlock 
Sand Cove Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.2 mi. E   Santa Clara 
Miners Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.4 mi. NE   Gunlock 
Pahcoon Spring Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 5.1 mi. SE   Gunlock 
Camp Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 5.8 mi. SE 3452  Shivwits 
Shem (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 5.6 mi. SE 3297  Shivwits 


Taxon Links for species Thysanocarpus curvipes  Hook.

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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