Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 12348 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Thermopsis rhombifolia (Nutt. ex Pursh) Nutt. ex Richardson
Common name   prairie thermopsis
N. Snow   7796  
Coll. Date 03 May 2000 
United States
Weld County
Locality Road 111, 0.9 miles S of Pawnee Buttes trailhead.
     Elev.: 5400 ft. (1646 m.)
Habitat Notes shortgrass prairie, on rocky ridgetop. 
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° 48'  19" N, 104° 0'  47" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Thermopsis rhombifolia (Nutt. ex Pursh) Nutt. ex Richards.

     Thermopsis arenosa A. Nels.
     Thermopsis rhombifolia var. annulocarpa (A. Nels.) L.O. Williams
     Thermopsis rhombifolia var. arenosa (A. Nels.) Larisey

Common Name(s): goldenpea, prairie thermopsis.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=27003, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Thermopsis
                                        Species: Thermopsis rhombifolia


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 12348s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 10430s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12399s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13733s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Pawnee Buttes Trailhead (Locale) Weld County, CO 0.8 mi. NE 5427  Grover SE 
Mesa Windmill (Locale) Weld County, CO 0.8 mi. NE 5423  Grover SE 
Durbin Windmill (Locale) Weld County, CO 1.1 mi. SE 5204  Pawnee Buttes 
Hosock Windmill (Locale) Weld County, CO 1.1 mi. W 5243  Grover SE 
Buttes Windmill (Locale) Weld County, CO 1.2 mi. E 5263  Pawnee Buttes 
Tip Top Windmill (Locale) Weld County, CO 1.9 mi. W 5483  Grover SE 
Rohn Windmill (Locale) Weld County, CO 2.8 mi. SW 5145  Grover SE 
Pawnee Buttes (Summit) Weld County, CO 2.5 mi. NE 5161  Pawnee Buttes 
Last Chance Windmill (Locale) Weld County, CO 2.4 mi. W 5276  Grover SE 
The Wolf Spring (Spring) Weld County, CO 2.6 mi. E 5141  Pawnee Buttes 
Pawnee National Grassland (Forest) Weld County, CO 3.7 mi. S 5004  Grover SE 
Reisburg Spring (Spring) Weld County, CO 3.9 mi. NE 4977  Pawnee Buttes 
Hillside Water Well (Well) Weld County, CO 4.1 mi. W 5197  Grover SE 
Rockridge Windmill (Locale) Weld County, CO 5.3 mi. S 4958  Keota 
Side Hill Well (Well) Weld County, CO 5.2 mi. SE 4902  Raymer NW 
Wildhorse Number 1 Dam (Dam) Weld County, CO 5.6 mi. S 4938  Keota 
Wildhorse Reservoir 1 (Reservoir) Weld County, CO 5.6 mi. S 4938  Keota 
Wild Horse Reservoir (Reservoir) Weld County, CO 5.7 mi. S 4941  Keota 
De Moss Spring (Spring) Weld County, CO 5.3 mi. NE 4951  Pawnee Buttes 
Corner Well (Well) Weld County, CO 5.8 mi. SE 4866  Raymer NW 


Taxon Links for species Thermopsis rhombifolia  (Nutt. ex Pursh) Nutt. ex Richardson

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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