Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 13227 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Cirsium ownbeyi S.L. Welsh
Common name   Ownbey's thistle
Donna M. Barnes   895  
   with K. Barnes
Coll. Date 28 July 2001 
United States
Utah County
Locality Hobble Creek Scout Camp, Springville Canyon, riparian area S of dirt road.
Habitat Notes moist stream upland, cottonwood-willow comm. 
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° 14'  18" N, 111° 28'  16" W
Township Range T7S, R4E, Sec. 3  
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).
Specimen Notes Sheet 1 of 3. 


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

     Cirsium ownbeyi Welsh

Common Name(s): Ownbey's thistle.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=501549, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Cirsium
                                        Species: Cirsium ownbeyi


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 13227s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 11833c1.jpg 
specimen image: 11833s5.jpg 
specimen image: 11833d1.jpg 
specimen image: 13224e1.jpg 
specimen image: 13224d1.jpg 
specimen image: 13224s2.jpg 
specimen image: 13226s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05401 Carex utriculata      "Northwest Territory sedge" 1.2 mi. W
05340 Cirsium arvense      "Canada thistle" same section
13217 Cirsium neomexicanum      "New Mexico thistle" same section
13226 Cirsium ownbeyi      "Ownbey's thistle" same section
05341 Cirsium vulgare      "bull thistle" same section
02852 Mertensia brevistyla      "Wasatch bluebells" 1 mi. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Dry Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2418 ft. E   Bridal Veil Falls 
Berryport Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2660 ft. E   Wallsburg Ridge 
Whittemore Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. S   Bridal Veil Falls 
Granger Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. S   Granger Mountain 
Packard Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. NE   Wallsburg Ridge 
Fullmer Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. NE   Wallsburg Ridge 
Bartholomew Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. S   Springville 
Water Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. SW   Springville 
Pole Heaven (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.3 mi. S   Springville 
Bald Knoll (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. NW 9147  Bridal Veil Falls 
Granger Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.8 mi. SE 7599  Granger Mountain 
The Narrows (Gap) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. E 6359  Wallsburg Ridge 
Birch Picnic Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 3.8 mi. S 5453  Granger Mountain 
Sulphur Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 3.9 mi. S 5476  Granger Mountain 
Kirkman Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.7 mi. SE   Granger Mountain 
Red Pine Knoll (Summit) Utah County, UT 3 mi. E 8130  Granger Mountain 
Second Hole (Basin) Utah County, UT 3.4 mi. NW 8852  Bridal Veil Falls 
First Hole (Basin) Utah County, UT 3.6 mi. NW 8718  Bridal Veil Falls 
Snowslide Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.7 mi. SW   Springville 
Cedar Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.8 mi. SE   Granger Mountain 


Taxon Links for species Cirsium ownbeyi  S.L. Welsh

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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