Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 02943 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Plantago patagonica Jacq.
Common name   Patagonia plantain
D. Carter   s.n.  
   with M. Moore
Coll. Date 30 May 1998 
United States
Grand County
Locality just off Highway 191, by Dalton Well, about 300 yards from large wash.
Habitat Notes in a sagebrush-juniper community; in sandy soil. 
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 38° 42'  34" N, 109° 41'  40" W
Township Range T24S, R20E  
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):

     Plantago patagonica Jacq.

     Plantago patagonica var. breviscapa (Shinners) Shinners
     Plantago patagonica var. gnaphalioides (Nutt.) Gray
     Plantago patagonica var. oblonga (Morris) Shinners
     Plantago patagonica var. spinulosa (Dcne.) Gray
     Plantago picta Morris
     Plantago purshii Roemer & J.A. Schultes
     Plantago purshii var. breviscapa Shinners
     Plantago purshii var. oblonga (Morris) Shinners
     Plantago purshii var. picta Pilger
     Plantago purshii var. spinulosa (Dcne.) Shinners
     Plantago spinulosa Dcne.
     Plantago wyomingensis Gandog.

Common Name(s): woolly Indianwheat, woolly plantain, woolly plantian, wooly Indianwheat, wooly plantain.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=32907, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Plantaginales
                                Family: Plantaginaceae
                                    Genus: Plantago
                                        Species: Plantago patagonica


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 02943s1.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.
02942 Abronia fragrans      "snowball sand verbena" same section
02960 Poliomintha incana      "frosted mint" same section
02671 Thelypodiopsis elegans      "Westwater tumblemustard" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Dalton Well (Well) Grand County, UT 2455 ft. NW 4403  Merrimac Butte 
Cedar Ridge Well (Well) Grand County, UT 0.9 mi. SE 4360  Merrimac Butte 
Cedar Ridge (Ridge) Grand County, UT 1.3 mi. S 4508  Merrimac Butte 
Corral Canyon (Valley) Grand County, UT 1.4 mi. SW   Merrimac Butte 
Lower Courthouse Spring (Spring) Grand County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 4439  Merrimac Butte 
Courthouse Rock (Summit) Grand County, UT 1.8 mi. W 4912  Merrimac Butte 
Uranium Arch (Arch) Grand County, UT 2.4 mi. S 5240  Merrimac Butte 
Bartlett Wash (Valley) Grand County, UT 2.1 mi. NW   Jug Rock 
Slickensides Arch (Arch) Grand County, UT 2 mi. W 4557  Merrimac Butte 
Courthouse Spring (Spring) Grand County, UT 2 mi. W 4531  Merrimac Butte 
Mill Canyon (Valley) Grand County, UT 2.1 mi. W   Jug Rock 
Courthouse Pasture (Flat) Grand County, UT 3 mi. SW 5017  Merrimac Butte 
Klondike Wash (Valley) Grand County, UT 2.9 mi. NW   Valley City 
Tusher Canyon (Valley) Grand County, UT 3.2 mi. NW   Jug Rock 
Merrimac Butte (Summit) Grand County, UT 3.9 mi. SW 5086  Merrimac Butte 
Determination Towers (Summit) Grand County, UT 3.5 mi. SW 4892  Jug Rock 
Determination Towers (Pillar) Grand County, UT 3.6 mi. SW 4902  Jug Rock 
Burro Seep (Spring) Grand County, UT 4.1 mi. N 4597  Klondike Bluffs 
Monitor Butte (Summit) Grand County, UT 4 mi. SW 5456  Merrimac Butte 
Willow Spring (Spring) Grand County, UT 3.6 mi. E 4623  Merrimac Butte 


Taxon Links for species Plantago patagonica  Jacq.

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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