Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 12824 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Vicia americana Muhl. ex Willd.
Infraspecific    var. americana 
Common name   American vetch
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   5732  
Coll. Date 30 May 2007 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Wasatch County
Locality American Fork Canyon, TR 038, [E of American Fork Canyon, FR 085, along Snake Creek];
     Elev.: 7085 ft. (2160 m.)
Habitat Notes oak-maple community, rocky slope N of road. 
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° 33'  52" N, 111° 31'  57" 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):

     Vicia americana ssp. americana Muhl. ex Willd.

     Vicia americana ssp. oregana (Nutt.) Abrams
     Vicia americana var. oregana (Nutt.) A. Nels.
     Vicia americana var. truncata (Nutt.) Brewer
     Vicia americana var. villosa (Kellogg) F.J. Herm.
     Vicia californica Greene
     Vicia californica var. madrensis Jepson
     Vicia oregana Nutt.
     Vicia sparsifolia var. truncata (Nutt.) S. Wats.

Common Name(s): American vetch, purple vetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=524800, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Vicia
                                        Species: Vicia americana
                                            Subspecies: Vicia americana ssp. americana
                                                

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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01119
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01506
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01520
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01555
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01623
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01681
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10774
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11649
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
04409 Agrostis exarata      "spike bentgrass" 1.2 mi. W
04419 Agrostis stolonifera      "creeping bentgrass" 1.2 mi. W
04373 Artemisia ludoviciana  var. ludoviciana   "Louisiana wormwood" 1.2 mi. W
04427 Bromus arvensis      "field brome" 1.2 mi. W
04423 Bromus ciliatus      "fringed brome" 1.2 mi. W
04418 Carex microptera      "smallwing sedge" 1.2 mi. W
04425 Elymus elymoides  subsp. californicus   "California squirreltail" 1.2 mi. W
04426 Epilobium ciliatum      "fringed willowherb" 1.2 mi. W
04422 Juncus ensifolius  var. brunnescens  1.2 mi. W
04420 Juncus longistylis      "longstyle rush" 1.2 mi. W
12826 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" same section
12825 Penstemon leonardii  var. leonardii   "Leonard's beardtongue" same section
04357 Penstemon subglaber      "smooth beardtongue" 1.2 mi. W
04424 Phalaris arundinacea      "reed Canary grass" 1.2 mi. W
04358 Plantago lanceolata      "narrow-leaf plantain" 1.2 mi. W
04356 Platanthera huronensis      "northern green orchid" 1.2 mi. W
04355 Polygonum douglasii  var. douglasii  1.2 mi. W
04421 Schedonorus pratensis      "meadow fescue" 1.2 mi. W
04414 Symphyotrichum ascendens      "western aster" 1.2 mi. W
04353 Trifolium repens      "white clover" 1.2 mi. W
04352 Verbena bracteata      "bigbract verbena" 1.2 mi. W

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Lavina Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 2083 ft. SE   Brighton 
Mill Flat (Flat) Wasatch County, UT 0.6 mi. SE 6726  Brighton 
Snake Creek Tunnel (Tunnel) Wasatch County, UT 0.9 mi. NW 8258  Brighton 
Big Flat (Flat) Wasatch County, UT 1.4 mi. W 8324  Brighton 
Boulder Basin (Basin) Wasatch County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 8642  Brighton 
Epperson Spring (Spring) Wasatch County, UT 1.6 mi. SE 6263  Brighton 
Silver Lake Islet (Reservoir) Wasatch County, UT 2.2 mi. N 9085  Brighton 
Silver Lake Islet Dam (Dam) Wasatch County, UT 2.2 mi. N 9085  Brighton 
Bonner Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 1.9 mi. SE   Brighton 
Bonanza Flat (Flat) Wasatch County, UT 2.3 mi. N 8491  Brighton 
Lackawaxen Lake (Lake) Wasatch County, UT 2.2 mi. N 9991  Brighton 
Silver Lake Dam (Dam) Wasatch County, UT 2.4 mi. N 9269  Brighton 
Silver Lake (Reservoir) Wasatch County, UT 2.4 mi. N 9305  Brighton 
Lake Brimhall (Lake) Wasatch County, UT 2.5 mi. N 9144  Brighton 
Clayton Peak (Summit) Wasatch County, UT 2.3 mi. NW 10585  Brighton 
Cloud Rim Girl Scout Camp (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 2.6 mi. N 9193  Brighton 
Big Flat Spring (Spring) Wasatch County, UT 2 mi. W 8777  Brighton 
Midway Reservoir (Reservoir) Wasatch County, UT 2.4 mi. NE 8311  Brighton 
Ant Knolls (Summit) Wasatch County, UT 2.2 mi. W 9859  Brighton 
Jones Shaft (Mine) Wasatch County, UT 2.8 mi. N 8803  Brighton 

Links

Taxon Links for species Vicia americana  Muhl. ex Willd.

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=Vicia+americana

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