Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 02879 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Allium macropetalum Rydb.
Common name   large-flowered wild onion
J. Uhl   s.n.  
Coll. Date 11 May 1990 
United States
Emery County
Locality San Rafael Swell, Wedge overlook.
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° 5'  50" N, 110° 43'  44" W
Township Range T20S, R11E, Sec. 7  
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):

     Allium macropetalum Rydb.

Common Name(s): largeflower onion, largeflower wild onion.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=42682, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Liliidae
                            Order: Liliales
                                Family: Liliaceae
                                    Genus: Allium
                                        Species: Allium macropetalum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 02879s1.jpg

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.
10949 Astragalus rafaelensis      "San Rafael milkvetch" 1.2 mi. SW
00043 Boechera selbyi     1.1 mi. E
00063 Descurainia pinnata  var. osmiarum  1.1 mi. E
00064 Descurainia pinnata  var. osmiarum  1.1 mi. E
01823 Ephedra viridis  var. viridis  1.1 mi. E
14562 Eriogonum shockleyi      "Shockley's wild buckwheat" 1 mi. E
14565 Hymenoxys acaulis      "stemless four-nerve daisy" 1 mi. E
14563 Hymenoxys acaulis      "stemless four-nerve daisy" 1 mi. E
00053 Juniperus osteosperma      "Utah juniper" 1.1 mi. E
14564 Phlox pulvinata      "cushion phlox" 1 mi. E
01822 Pinus edulis      "Colorado pinyon pine" 1.1 mi. E
00060 Streptanthella longirostris      "long-beaked streptanthella" 1.1 mi. E
00052 Streptanthus cordatus  var. cordatus   "heart-leaf twistflower" 1.1 mi. E


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Little Grand Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 1345 ft. N   Sids Mountain 
Good Water Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 1345 ft. N   Bottleneck Peak 
Cane Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 1703 ft. SW   The Blocks 
The Wedge Overlook (Locale) Emery County, UT 1.1 mi. N 6178  Bottleneck Peak 
Wedge Pond Number 4 (Lake) Emery County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 6132  Sids Mountain 
The Wedge (Plain) Emery County, UT 2.9 mi. N 5968  Bob Hill Knoll 
Aldys Hole (Lake) Emery County, UT 3.2 mi. N 5889  Bob Hill Knoll 
Virgin Spring Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.7 mi. W   Sids Mountain 
Road Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.1 mi. SE   Bottleneck Peak 
Bottleneck Peak (Summit) Emery County, UT 3.4 mi. SE 6349  Bottleneck Peak 
Wedge Overlook (Locale) Emery County, UT 3.4 mi. NW 5919  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Swazy Hole (Lake) Emery County, UT 3.8 mi. N 5725  Bob Hill Knoll 
Wedge Pond Number 1 (Lake) Emery County, UT 3.5 mi. NW 5843  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Wedge Pond Number 2 (Lake) Emery County, UT 3.1 mi. W 5978  Sids Mountain 
Calf Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.2 mi. E   Bob Hill Knoll 
No Mans Mountain (Summit) Emery County, UT 4.5 mi. S 6526  Bottleneck Peak 
Pine Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.6 mi. E   Devils Hole 
Furniture Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.6 mi. N   Bob Hill Knoll 
San Rafael Bridge Campground (Locale) Emery County, UT 3.7 mi. SE 5102  Bottleneck Peak 
Cloyds Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 4.3 mi. N 5722  Buckhorn Reservoir 


Taxon Links for species Allium macropetalum  Rydb.

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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