Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 10946 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
BoraginaceaeBoraginaceaeBoraginaceae  
Species Lappula occidentalis (S. Watson) Greene
Common name   western stickseed
Collector(s)
J.G. Harris   3825  
Coll. Date 22 May 2005 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Emery County
Locality San Rafael Swell, along the San Rafael River, ca 23 km due SE of Castle Dale.
     Elev.: 5297 ft. (1615 m.)
Habitat Notes sandy soil of the Navajo Formation. 
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 39° 6'  8" N, 110° 49'  25" 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):

     Lappula occidentalis (S. Wats.) Greene

Common Name(s): flat-spine sheepburr, flatspine stickseed, western sticktight.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=503329, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Lamiales
                                Family: Boraginaceae
                                    Genus: Lappula
                                        Species: Lappula occidentalis
                                                                                            

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.
10942 Abronia nana      "dwarf sand verbena" same section
10947 Cryptantha mensana      "Emery cat's eye" same section
10948 Descurainia sophia      "flix weed" same section
02483 Encelia frutescens  var. resinosa   "sticky brittlebush" 2 mi. N
10945 Ipomopsis polycladon      "spreading gilia" same section
10941 Mentzelia albicaulis      "whitestem blazingstar" same section
10943 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" same section
10944 Sphaeralcea parvifolia      "small-leaf globemallow" same section
10940 Streptanthella longirostris      "long-beaked streptanthella" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
North Salt Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 1.2 mi. SE   Short Canyon 
Little Wedge Plateau (Plain) Emery County, UT 1.6 mi. SW 5568  Sids Mountain 
Fuller Bottom (Flat) Emery County, UT 1.9 mi. NW 5259  Sids Mountain 
Wedge Pond Number 2 (Lake) Emery County, UT 2 mi. E 5978  Sids Mountain 
Fuller Bottom Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.2 mi. NW   Buckhorn Reservoir 
Chalk Hills (Summit) Emery County, UT 2.5 mi. NE 5758  Buckhorn Reservoir 
The Red Ledges (Cliff) Emery County, UT 2.9 mi. N 5496  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Saddle Horse Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.1 mi. S   The Blocks 
Virgin Spring Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. SE   Sids Mountain 
Sand Bench (Bench) Emery County, UT 3.6 mi. N 5686  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Wedge Pond Number 1 (Lake) Emery County, UT 3.4 mi. NE 5843  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Cat Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.3 mi. NW   Hadden Holes 
Jorgensen Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 3.8 mi. N 5571  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Red Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.3 mi. NW   Horn Silver Gulch 
Wedge Overlook (Locale) Emery County, UT 3.6 mi. NE 5919  Buckhorn Reservoir 
McCarty Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.1 mi. SW   The Blocks 
Sand Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 4.3 mi. N 5571  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Wedge Pond Number 4 (Lake) Emery County, UT 3.6 mi. E 6132  Sids Mountain 
Favorite Hills (Summit) Emery County, UT 4.4 mi. N 5683  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Mesquite Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.3 mi. SW   The Blocks 

Links

Taxon Links for species Lappula occidentalis  (S. Watson) Greene

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=Lappula+occidentalis

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