Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 13622 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
AsteraceaeAsteraceaeAsteraceae  
Species Centaurea solstitialis L.
Common name   yellow star-thistle
Collector(s)
S. Hegji   76  
Coll. Date 22 November 2010 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah
Locality curbside in a new residential area in Lehi;
     Elev.: 4513 ft. (1376 m.)
Habitat Notes mostly bare, rocky, imported fill dirt. 
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° 22'  33.1" N, 111° 50'  34.8" 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):

     Centaurea solstitialis L.

     Leucantha solstitialis (L.) A.& D. Löve

Common Name(s): yellow star thistle, yellow starthistle, yellow star-thistle.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=36972, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 13622s1.jpg specimen image: 13622a1.jpg specimen image: 13622b1.jpg specimen image: 13622c1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 06863s2.jpg 
06863

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
13022 Agrostis stolonifera      "creeping bentgrass" 1.4 mi. W
04560 Agrostis stolonifera      "creeping bentgrass" 1.5 mi. S
13023 Asclepias incarnata      "swamp milkweed" 1.4 mi. W
13206 Asclepias incarnata      "swamp milkweed" 1.4 mi. W
16904 Asclepias incarnata      "swamp milkweed" 1.3 mi. W
04555 Avena sativa      "cultivated oat" 1.5 mi. S
13028 Bromus inermis      "smooth brome" 1.4 mi. W
13026 Carex utriculata      "Northwest Territory sedge" 1.4 mi. W
13024 Castilleja exilis     1.4 mi. W
14064 Cleome serrulata      "Rocky Mountain beeplant" 1.1 mi. NW
00440 Elaeagnus angustifolia      "Russian olive" 1.1 mi. SW
13030 Elymus trachycaulus  ssp. trachycaulus   "slender wheatgrass" 1.4 mi. W
00232 Equisetum laevigatum      "smooth horsetail" 1.1 mi. SW
14065 Eupatorium maculatum      "spotted trumpetweed" 1.1 mi. NW
08835 Glycyrrhiza lepidota      "American licorice" 1.1 mi. NE
16906 Helenium autumnale      "common sneezeweed" 1.3 mi. NW
04559 Helenium autumnale  var. montanum   "mountain sneezeweed" 1.5 mi. S
04561 Helenium autumnale  var. montanum   "mountain sneezeweed" 1.5 mi. S
09845 Helianthus nuttallii      "Nuttall's sunflower" 2825 ft. N
16802 Helianthus nuttallii      "Nuttall's sunflower" 2825 ft. N
00308 Hemerocallis fulva      "orange day-lily" 1.2 mi. N
13027 Juncus ensifolius  var. montanus  1.4 mi. W
04557 Juncus torreyi      "Torrey's rush" 1.5 mi. S
14085 Lactuca serriola      "prickly lettuce" same section
08539 Lemna valdiviana      "valdivia duckweed" 1.1 mi. SW
14060 Lythrum salicaria      "purple loosestrife" 1.2 mi. NE
16905 Nepeta cataria      "catnip" 1.3 mi. W
16907 Persicaria maculosa     1.3 mi. W
04558 Phragmites australis      "common reed" 1.5 mi. S
08833 Polygonum amphibium      "water knotweed" 1.1 mi. NE
00263 Ranunculus inamoenus  var. inamoenus   "graceful buttercup" 1.1 mi. SW
00443 Rhus aromatica  var. trilobata   "skunkbush sumac" 1.1 mi. SW
00512 Rumex obtusifolius      "bitter dock" 1.1 mi. SW
08834 Saponaria officinalis      "bouncingbet" 1.1 mi. NE
02839 Sedum debile      "orpine stonecrop" 1.5 mi. N
05704 Sonchus arvensis      "field sowthistle" 1.1 mi. NW
13029 Sonchus uliginosus      "moist sowthistle" 1.4 mi. W
13213 Sonchus uliginosus      "moist sowthistle" 1.4 mi. W
14066 Sonchus uliginosus      "moist sowthistle" 1.1 mi. NW
00357 Tamarix chinensis      "five-stamen tamarisk" 1.1 mi. SW
02929 Tribulus terrestris      "puncturevine" 2825 ft. N
13025 Verbena hastata      "swamp verbena" 1.4 mi. W
13240 Verbena hastata      "swamp verbena" 1.4 mi. W
14067 Verbena hastata      "swamp verbena" 1.1 mi. NW

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. N 4547  Lehi 
Mill Pond (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. E 4524  Lehi 
Lehi Post Office (Post Office) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. N 4554  Lehi 
Lehi High School (School) Utah County, UT 1 mi. N 4554  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. N 4561  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. N 4557  Lehi 
Meadow School (School) Utah County, UT 1 mi. NW 4547  Lehi 
Spring Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. S   Lehi 
Lehi (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. N 4564  Lehi 
Margaret Wines Park (Park) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. N 4574  Lehi 
Sego Lily School (School) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. N 4584  Lehi 
Lehi School (School) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. N 4577  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. N 4600  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. N 4646  Lehi 
Lehi Cemetery (Cemetery) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. N 4623  Lehi 
Draper Post Office (Post Office) Salt Lake County, UT 1.6 mi. SW 4495  Pelican Point 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. N 4593  Lehi 
Lehi Junior High School (School) Utah County, UT 2 mi. N 4669  Lehi 
Cedar Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. N   Lehi 
Mitchells Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. NE   Lehi 

Links

Taxon Links for species Centaurea solstitialis  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=Centaurea+solstitialis

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