Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10919 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Ligusticum porteri J.M. Coult. & Rose
Common name   Porter's licorice-root
D.W. Woodruff   2005-125  
Coll. Date 03 August 2005 
United States
Garfield County
Locality Escalante Mountain, south rim of Aquarius Plateau, Barney Top road.
     Elev.: 9470 ft. (2887 m.)
Habitat Notes white fir, aspen, limber pine. 
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° 49'  51.8" N, 111° 52'  43.4" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Ligusticum porteri Coult. & Rose

Common Name(s): Porter's licoriceroot, Porter's licorice-root, Porter's ligusticum, Porter's wild lovage.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=29532, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Apiales
                                Family: Apiaceae
                                    Genus: Ligusticum
                                        Species: Ligusticum porteri


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10919s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03206s2.jpg 
specimen image: 03207s3.jpg 
specimen image: 03210s3.jpg 
specimen image: 03211s3.jpg 
specimen image: 05382s3.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01101 Aquilegia scopulorum  var. scopulorum   "Utah columbine" 1168 ft. E
00954 Astragalus subcinereus  var. silerianus   "Siler's milkvetch" 1168 ft. E
10917 Astragalus tenellus      "loose-flowered milkvetch" 1.3 mi. S
10905 Penstemon comarrhenus      "dusty beardtongue" 1.5 mi. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Horse Creek Top (Summit) Garfield County, UT 1.3 mi. W 9613  Sweetwater Creek 
Horse Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 1.9 mi. N 10122  Sweetwater Creek 
Birch Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. SE 7714  Griffin Point 
Boiling Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 2.3 mi. NE 9935  Griffin Point 
Barker Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. E   Griffin Point 
Hall Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. SE   Barker Reservoir 
Birch Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.9 mi. SE   Griffin Point 
Mud Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 3.6 mi. N 10437  Barker Reservoir 
Barney Top (Summit) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. S 10427  Sweetwater Creek 
Cherry Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.5 mi. SE   Sweetwater Creek 
Little Jake Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.2 mi. SE   Griffin Point 
Right Fork Little Jake Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.4 mi. SE   Griffin Point 
Hurricane Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.6 mi. NW   Sweetwater Creek 
Spencer Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.5 mi. SE   Sweetwater Creek 
Griffin Point (Summit) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. NE 10322  Griffin Point 
Manning Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.6 mi. W   Sweetwater Creek 
Davis Point (Summit) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. SE 7582  Griffin Point 
Brush Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4.2 mi. NW   Grass Lakes 
Water Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4.1 mi. SE   Sweetwater Creek 
Griffin Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 5.1 mi. N 10483  Barker Reservoir 


Taxon Links for species Ligusticum porteri  J.M. Coult. & Rose

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

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