Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 12469 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
BrassicaceaeBrassicaceaeBrassicaceae  
Species Alyssum desertorum Stapf
Infraspecific    var. desertorum 
Common name   desert madwort
Collector(s)
T. Cramer   5817  
Coll. Date 10 June 1995 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Wyoming
Sweetwater County
Locality Green River Basin: Big Sandy River, ca 4.5 air miles SW of Farson.
     Elev.: 6550 ft. (1997 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky bottom draw, sandy sagebrush sides. 
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 42° 3'  39" N, 109° 30'  21" W
Township Range T24N, R107W, Sec. 14 NW 1/4  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Alyssum desertorum var. desertorum Stapf

     Alyssum turkestanicum auct. non Regel & Schmalh.

Common Name(s): desert madwort.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=531256, click for more information and references)

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

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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04998
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05597
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07139
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08291
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09373
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10589
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12633
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12633
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15854
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15854
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15854
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15863
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15863
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15897
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15897
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15897

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Carlson Draw (Valley) Sweetwater County, WY 0.8 mi. SW   Farson 
Eden Valley (Valley) Sweetwater County, WY 1.9 mi. SE   Eden Reservoir East 
Washington Draw (Valley) Sweetwater County, WY 2.6 mi. S   Farson 
Little Sandy Creek (Stream) Sweetwater County, WY 3.5 mi. NE   Sweetwater Needles 
Bone Draw (Valley) Sweetwater County, WY 4 mi. SW   Farson 
Eden (Populated Place) Sweetwater County, WY 3.6 mi. E 6614  Farson 
Eden Valley Cemetery (Cemetery) Sweetwater County, WY 4.2 mi. NE 6585  Farson 
Eden Lateral (Canal) Sweetwater County, WY 4 mi. E 6621  Farson 
Farson (Populated Place) Sweetwater County, WY 4.8 mi. NE 6595  Farson 
Farson-Eden High School (School) Sweetwater County, WY 4.8 mi. NE 6595  Farson 
Farson-Eden Middle School (School) Sweetwater County, WY 4.8 mi. NE 6595  Farson 
Farson-Eden School (School) Sweetwater County, WY 4.8 mi. NE 6595  Farson 
Simpson Gulch (Valley) Sweetwater County, WY 5.2 mi. SW   Twelvemile Knoll 

Links

Taxon Links for species Alyssum desertorum  Stapf

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=Alyssum+desertorum

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