Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 13034 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Asperugo procumbens L.
Common name   German-madwort
Donna M. Barnes   5942  
Coll. Date 19 June 2007 
United States
Morgan County
Locality East Canyon Road, foothills S of road;
     Elev.: 5597 ft. (1706 m.)
Habitat Notes dry disturbed area; 
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° 57'  27" N, 111° 40'  49" 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.
Specimen Notes introduced weedy species. 


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

     Asperugo procumbens L.

Common Name(s): German mugwort, German-madwort, madwort.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31723, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 13034a1.jpg specimen image: 13034b2.jpg specimen image: 13034s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05859s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08683s2.jpg 
specimen image: 09541s2.jpg 
specimen image: 14059s1.jpg 
specimen image: 14059c1.jpg 
specimen image: 14059b1.jpg 
specimen image: 14059a1.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
Tom Adams Hollow (Valley) Morgan County, UT 2651 ft. S   Porterville 
Lake Canyon (Valley) Morgan County, UT 0.6 mi. E   Porterville 
Woods Creek (Stream) Morgan County, UT 0.8 mi. E   Porterville 
East Canyon (Valley) Morgan County, UT 1.2 mi. NE   Park City West 
Priest Hollow (Valley) Morgan County, UT 1.2 mi. NE   East Canyon Reservoir 
Spring Hollow (Valley) Morgan County, UT 1 mi. W   Porterville 
Porterville Cemetery (Cemetery) Morgan County, UT 1.3 mi. N 5371  Porterville 
Hardscrabble Creek (Stream) Morgan County, UT 1.4 mi. N   Mountain Dell 
Jones Hollow (Valley) Morgan County, UT 1.2 mi. E   Porterville 
Whites Crossing (Populated Place) Morgan County, UT 1.3 mi. SE 5286  Porterville 
Porterville (Populated Place) Morgan County, UT 1.6 mi. N 5154  Porterville 
Tucker Hollow (Valley) Morgan County, UT 1.3 mi. W   Porterville 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Morgan County, UT 2 mi. N 5164  Porterville 
Norwood Canyon (Valley) Morgan County, UT 2 mi. N   East Canyon Reservoir 
Pole Hollow (Valley) Morgan County, UT 1.7 mi. W   Porterville 
The Gulch (Valley) Morgan County, UT 1.8 mi. SE   East Canyon Reservoir 
Sheep Canyon (Valley) Morgan County, UT 2.1 mi. SE   Mountain Dell 
Richville Diversion Dam (Dam) Morgan County, UT 2.6 mi. N 5128  Porterville 
Pine Canyon (Valley) Morgan County, UT 2.4 mi. SE   Porterville 
Right Hand Fork Sheep Canyon (Valley) Morgan County, UT 2.6 mi. SE   Porterville 


Taxon Links for species Asperugo procumbens  L.

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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