Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14045 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Lomatium foeniculaceum (Nutt.) J.M. Coult. & Rose
Common name   desert biscuitroot
S. Hegji   33  
Coll. Date 31 May 2010 
United States
Juab County
Locality E slope Fish Springs Range, ca 0.75 km W of Sand Pass Rd;
     Elev.: 4858 ft. (1481 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky, sandy alluvial slope; with sagebrush, shadscale, and Tetradymia. 
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 39° 46'  16.7" N, 113° 25'  16.7" 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.


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

     Lomatium foeniculaceum (Nutt.) Coult. & Rose

Common Name(s): biscuitroot, carrot-leaf desert-parsley, desert biscuitroot.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=29699, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Apiales
                                Family: Apiaceae
                                    Genus: Lomatium
                                        Species: Lomatium foeniculaceum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 14045a1.jpg specimen image: 14045b1.jpg specimen image: 14045c1.jpg specimen image: 14045s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 07431s2.jpg 
specimen image: 09303s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10579s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10754s2.jpg 
specimen image: 11140s2.jpg 
specimen image: 11140f1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14038 Arabis pulchra  var. munciensis   "Muncy rockcress" 1063 ft. E
14046 Astragalus purshii  var. glareosus   "woollypod milkvetch" 251 ft. W
14049 Chaenactis macrantha      "showy dusty-maiden" 2263 ft. W
14048 Chaenactis stevioides      "desert pincushion" 2263 ft. W
14041 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" 1021 ft. E
14040 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" 1021 ft. E
14043 Gilia inconspicua      "shy gilia" 615 ft. E
14044 Krascheninnikovia lanata      "winterfat" 249 ft. E
14042 Lathyrus brachycalyx  var. brachycalyx   "Bonneville sweetpea" 827 ft. E
14051 Leptodactylon pungens     same section
14047 Malacothrix torreyi      "Torrey's desert-dandelion" 505 ft. W
14050 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" 2608 ft. W
14039 Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia      "gooseberry-leaf globemallow" 1197 ft. E


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Devils Hole (Locale) Juab County, UT 1.1 mi. E 4334  Fish Springs SW 
Cane Springs (Spring) Juab County, UT 2.1 mi. SE 4334  Fish Springs SW 
Fish Springs Range (Range) Juab County, UT 3.4 mi. S 7235  Sand Pass NW 
George H. Hansen Peak (Summit) Juab County, UT 3.4 mi. S 8206  Sand Pass NW 
Percy Spring (Spring) Juab County, UT 4.5 mi. N 4305  Fish Springs SW 
South Springs (Spring) Juab County, UT 4.6 mi. N 4305  Fish Springs SW 
Crater Spring (Spring) Juab County, UT 4.7 mi. N 4305  Fish Springs SW 
Fish Springs (Locale) Juab County, UT 4.8 mi. N 4351  Fish Springs SW 
Fish Springs Flat (Flat) Juab County, UT 4 mi. E 4305  Fish Springs SE 
Lost Spring (Spring) Juab County, UT 4.9 mi. N 4305  Fish Springs SW 
Middle Spring (Spring) Juab County, UT 5.1 mi. N 4318  Fish Springs SW 
Pony Express Monument (Park) Juab County, UT 5.3 mi. N 4479  Fish Springs SW 
Thomas Springs (Spring) Juab County, UT 5.3 mi. N 4318  Fish Springs SW 
Mirror Spring (Spring) Juab County, UT 5.5 mi. N 4315  Fish Springs SW 
House Springs (Spring) Juab County, UT 5.6 mi. N 4318  Fish Springs SW 
Wilson Mine (Mine) Juab County, UT 5.7 mi. N 5125  Fish Springs SW 
Cactus Mine (Mine) Juab County, UT 5.3 mi. NW 4600  Fish Springs SW 
Avocet Pool (Reservoir) Juab County, UT 6.2 mi. NE 4305  Fish Springs SE 


Taxon Links for species Lomatium foeniculaceum  (Nutt.) J.M. Coult. & Rose

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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