Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 12162 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
BrassicaceaeBrassicaceaeBrassicaceae  
Species Noccaea montana (L.) F.K. Mey.
Common name   alpine pennycress
Collector(s)
J.G. Harris   4201  
   with M.W. Harris
Coll. Date 12 June 2006 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Nevada
Elko County
Locality Ruby Mountains, along the trail to Island Lake.
     Elev.: 9184 ft. (2800 m.)
Habitat Notes granite & schist ledges & slopes, limber pine 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 40° 36'  49" N, 115° 22'  34" 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):

     Thlaspi montanum var. montanum L.

     Noccaea cochleariformis (DC.) A.& D. Löve
     Noccaea montana (L.) F.K. Mey.
     Thlaspi alpestre auct. non L.
     Thlaspi alpestre var. glaucum A. Nels.
     Thlaspi australe A. Nels.
     Thlaspi cochleariforme DC.
     Thlaspi fendleri var. coloradense (Rydb.) Maguire
     Thlaspi fendleri var. glaucum (A. Nels.) C.L. Hitchc.
     Thlaspi fendleri var. hesperium (Payson) C.L. Hitchc.
     Thlaspi fendleri var. tenuipes Maguire
     Thlaspi glaucum (A. Nels.) A. Nels.
     Thlaspi glaucum var. hesperium Payson
     Thlaspi glaucum var. pedunculatum Payson
     Thlaspi hesperium (Payson) G.N. Jones

Common Name(s): alpine pennycress, alpine pennygrass.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=530668, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Capparales
                                Family: Brassicaceae
                                    Genus: Thlaspi
                                        Species: Thlaspi montanum
                                            Variety: Thlaspi montanum var. montanum
                                                

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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00192
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01032
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01829
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03915
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12040
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12270
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12270
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12270
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12315
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12315
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12315
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13867

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12165 Draba sphaeroides      "globe whitlow-cress" same section
12163 Draba sphaeroides      "globe whitlow-cress" same section
12161 Pinus flexilis      "limber pine" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Island Lake (Lake) Elko County, NV 1334 ft. W 9672  Ruby Dome 
Roads End Picnicking Site (Locale) Elko County, NV 0.6 mi. S 8826  Ruby Dome 
Ruby Crest National Recreation Trail Head (Locale) Elko County, NV 0.7 mi. S 8796  Ruby Dome 
Terraces Campground (Locale) Elko County, NV 1.3 mi. N 8508  Verdi Peak 
Terraces Guard Station (Locale) Elko County, NV 1.3 mi. N 8521  Verdi Peak 
Snow Lake Peak (Summit) Elko County, NV 1.2 mi. SW 10886  Ruby Dome 
Dollar Lakes (Lake) Elko County, NV 1.5 mi. S 9603  Ruby Dome 
Lamoille Lake (Lake) Elko County, NV 1.7 mi. SW 9748  Ruby Dome 
Liberty Pass (Gap) Elko County, NV 2.1 mi. SW 10489  Ruby Dome 
Mount Fitzgerald (Summit) Elko County, NV 1.9 mi. W 11018  Ruby Dome 
Verdi Peak (Summit) Elko County, NV 2.3 mi. N 11050  Verdi Peak 
Liberty Lake (Lake) Elko County, NV 2.4 mi. S 10040  Ruby Dome 
Verdi Lake (Lake) Elko County, NV 2.7 mi. NE 10184  Verdi Peak 
Ruby Mountains Wilderness (Reserve) Elko County, NV 2.8 mi. S 10171  Ruby Dome 
Thomas Canyon (Valley) Elko County, NV 2.8 mi. N   Ruby Dome 
Favre Lake (Lake) Elko County, NV 3 mi. S 9512  Ruby Dome 
Thomas Canyon Campground (Locale) Elko County, NV 2.9 mi. N 7559  Lamoille 
Thomas Creek (Stream) Elko County, NV 3 mi. N   Ruby Dome 
Castle Lake (Lake) Elko County, NV 3.3 mi. S 9794  Ruby Dome 
Lake Peak (Summit) Elko County, NV 3.6 mi. S 10706  Ruby Dome 

Links

Taxon Links for species Noccaea montana  (L.) F.K. Mey.

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=Noccaea+montana

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