Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 02848 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Lithospermum ruderale Douglas ex Lehm.
Common name   western stoneseed
J. Uhl   s.n.  
Coll. Date 22 April 1990 
United States
Utah County
Locality Hobble Creek, Right Fork, 0.4 miles from where road splits in to right/left forks.
Habitat Notes Gambel oak community; rocky soil. 
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° 9'  55" N, 111° 29'  23" W
Township Range T7S, R4E, Sec. 33  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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

     Lithospermum ruderale Dougl. ex Lehm.

     Lithospermum pilosum Nutt.

Common Name(s): western gromwell, western stoneseed, white stoneseed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31953, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01648 Arnica cordifolia      "heart-leaf arnica" 1 mi. W
01646 Cardaria draba  var. repens   "lens-podded whitetop" 1 mi. W
02853 Collinsia parviflora      "maiden blue eyed Mary" 1.4 mi. NE
01645 Cynoglossum officinale      "gypsyflower" 1 mi. W
15311 Equisetum       "horsetail" 2539 ft. E
02756 Fragaria vesca  var. bracteata   "woodland strawberry" 1 mi. W
02851 Hydrophyllum occidentale  var. watsonii  1 mi. E
02755 Lithophragma parviflorum      "small-flowered woodland-star" 1 mi. W
01650 Mitella stauropetala  var. stenopetala   "drywoods miterwort" 1 mi. W
01652 Montia perfoliata  var. perfoliata  1 mi. W
00309 Poa bulbosa  subsp. vivipara   "bulbous bluegrass" same section
01651 Smilacina racemosa      "false Solomon's Seal" 1 mi. W
01649 Stellaria jamesiana     1 mi. W
01647 Thermopsis montana      "mountain goldenbanner" 1 mi. W
02751 Thermopsis montana      "mountain goldenbanner" 1 mi. W
02757 Valeriana occidentalis      "western valerian" 1 mi. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Camp Hobble Creek (Locale) Utah County, UT 1450 ft. NW 5109  Granger Mountain 
Kellys Grove Picnic Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. W 5056  Granger Mountain 
Left Fork Hobble Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. W   Twin Peaks 
Right Fork Hobble Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. W   Two Tom Hill 
Lions Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. W   Springville 
Hobble Creek Guard Station (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. E 5315  Granger Mountain 
Cherry Picnic Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. E 5250  Granger Mountain 
Days Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. E   Granger Mountain 
Spillway Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1 mi. W   Springville 
Grindstone Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. W   Granger Mountain 
Left Fork Days Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. E   Granger Mountain 
Right Fork Days Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. E   Granger Mountain 
Sulphur Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 5476  Granger Mountain 
Pole Heaven (Valley) Utah County, UT 2 mi. N   Springville 
Grindstone Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. S 6844  Granger Mountain 
Grindstone Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2 mi. SW 6838  Springville 
Water Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. N   Springville 
Bartholomew Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. N   Springville 
Snowslide Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Springville 
Dibbles Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. S   Billies Mountain 


Taxon Links for species Lithospermum ruderale  Douglas ex Lehm.

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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