Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 14060 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
LythraceaeLythraceaeLythraceae  
Species Lythrum salicaria L.
Common name   purple loosestrife
Collector(s)
S. Hegji   48  
Coll. Date 10 August 2010 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah
Locality between 200 N and 300 N on 500 W in Lehi;
     Elev.: 4556 ft. (1389 m.)
Habitat Notes in a canal, just at the waterline. 
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° 23'  25" N, 111° 51'  26.1" 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):

     Lythrum salicaria L.

     Lythrum salicaria var. gracilior Turcz.
     Lythrum salicaria var. tomentosum (P. Mill.) DC.
     Lythrum salicaria var. vulgare DC.

Common Name(s): purple loosestrife, purple loosestrife or lythrum, purple lythrum, rainbow weed, salicaire, spiked loosestrife.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=27079, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Myrtales
                                Family: Lythraceae
                                    Genus: Lythrum
                                        Species: Lythrum salicaria
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 14060a1.jpg specimen image: 14060s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04370s1.jpg 
04370
specimen image: 13460s1.jpg 
13460

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
13620 Aster adscendens      "western aster" 1.1 mi. E
13622 Centaurea solstitialis      "yellow star-thistle" 1.2 mi. SW
15290 Convolvulus arvensis      "field bindweed" 1.6 mi. NW
08835 Glycyrrhiza lepidota      "American licorice" 2757 ft. SE
16802 Helianthus nuttallii      "Nuttall's sunflower" same section
09845 Helianthus nuttallii      "Nuttall's sunflower" same section
00308 Hemerocallis fulva      "orange day-lily" 1852 ft. W
14085 Lactuca serriola      "prickly lettuce" same section
05833 Lobelia erinus      "edging lobelia" 1.4 mi. N
08833 Polygonum amphibium      "water knotweed" 2757 ft. SE
08834 Saponaria officinalis      "bouncingbet" 2757 ft. SE
02839 Sedum debile      "orpine stonecrop" same section
02929 Tribulus terrestris      "puncturevine" same section
05834 Zinnia elegans      "elegant zinnia" 1.4 mi. N

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Meadow School (School) Utah County, UT 1758 ft. S 4547  Lehi 
Lehi (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1865 ft. E 4564  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2322 ft. SE 4547  Lehi 
Lehi Post Office (Post Office) Utah County, UT 2234 ft. SE 4554  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2264 ft. E 4561  Lehi 
Lehi School (School) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. NE 4577  Lehi 
Margaret Wines Park (Park) Utah County, UT 2845 ft. NE 4574  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. N 4593  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. E 4557  Lehi 
New Survey Ditch (Canal) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. N 4570  Lehi 
Sego Lily School (School) Utah County, UT 1 mi. NE 4584  Lehi 
Lehi High School (School) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. E 4554  Lehi 
Lehi Cemetery (Cemetery) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 4623  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. NE 4600  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. N 4652  Lehi 
Lehi Junior High School (School) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. NE 4669  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. E 4646  Lehi 
Cedar Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. NE   Lehi 
Mill Pond (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. SE 4524  Lehi 
Fox Ditch (Canal) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. N 4669  Lehi 

Links

Taxon Links for species Lythrum salicaria  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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Lythrum+salicaria

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