Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 12604 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
BoraginaceaeBoraginaceaeBoraginaceae  
Species Lappula occidentalis (S. Watson) Greene
Common name   western stickseed
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   5501  
Coll. Date 04 April 2007 
Geography United States.  Utah.  San Juan County
Locality Valley of the Gods, Valley of the Gods Road, S of the road, along the West Fork of Lime Creek; 
 
Elev.: 4802 ft. (1464 m.)
Habitat Notes seasonally wet gravelly wash. 
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 37° 17'  46" N, 109° 49'  21" 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):

     Lappula occidentalis (S. Wats.) Greene

Common Name(s): flat-spine sheepburr, flatspine stickseed, western sticktight.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=503329, click for more information and references)

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

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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02386
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03304
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05751
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05977
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06755
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06764
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07630
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08293
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08560
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08565
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08643
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09509
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09522
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09565
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09622
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09922
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09982
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10368
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10452
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10946
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11089
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11693
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11693
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11791
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11791
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11955
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12471
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12573
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12573
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12578
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12578
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12578
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12663
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12708
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13193
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13726
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16871

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12610 Androstephium breviflorum      "pink funnel lily" same section
12612 Castilleja scabrida  var. scabrida   "rough paintbrush" same section
12607 Draba cuneifolia  var. cuneifolia   "wedge-leaf draba" same section
12611 Lepidium montanum  var. jonesii   "Jones' pepperweed" same section
12605 Mahonia fremontii      "Fremont's mahonia" same section
12608 Phacelia crenulata  var. corrugata   "notch-leaf scorpionweed" same section
12603 Phacelia ivesiana      "Ives' scorpionweed" same section
12606 Physaria acutifolia  var. acutifolia   "sharpleaf twinpod" same section
12613 Streptanthella longirostris      "long-beaked streptanthella" same section
12609 Tetraneuris ivesiana      "Ives' four-nerve daisy" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Franklin Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 0.7 mi. S 4954  Cigarette Spring Cave 
Battleship Rock (Summit) San Juan County, UT 0.8 mi. W 5164  Cigarette Spring Cave 
Pyramid Peak (Summit) San Juan County, UT 1.2 mi. E 4876  Cigarette Spring Cave 
Rooster Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 1.5 mi. S 4882  Cigarette Spring Cave 
Setting Hen Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 1.9 mi. SE 4810  Cigarette Spring Cave 
Valley of the Gods (Basin) San Juan County, UT 2.1 mi. S 4656  Cigarette Spring Cave 
Castle Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 2.1 mi. NW 5269  Cigarette Spring Cave 
Seven Sailors (Pillar) San Juan County, UT 3.6 mi. S 4567  Mexican Hat 
Lady in the Bathtub (Pillar) San Juan County, UT 3.2 mi. W 5069  Cedar Mesa South 
Cigarette Spring (Spring) San Juan County, UT 3.8 mi. NE 5578  Cigarette Spring Cave 
West Fork Lime Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 4.3 mi. S   Cedar Mesa South 
Flag Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 4.7 mi. S 4469  Mexican Hat 
Devils Window (Gap) San Juan County, UT 4.8 mi. S 4439  Mexican Hat 
Scotchman Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 4.9 mi. S 4777  Mexican Hat 
Bell Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 5.6 mi. SW 5279  The Goosenecks 

Links

Taxon Links for species Lappula occidentalis  (S. Watson) Greene

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=Lappula+occidentalis

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