Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03010 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Lycium pallidum Miers
Common name   pale desert-thorn
R. Van Buren   312  
Coll. Date 19 April 1997 
United States
Washington County
Locality E slope of Beaver Dam Mountains, ca. 1.5 miles E of Hell Hole Pass;
     Elev.: 5100 ft. (1555 m.)
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 37° 8'  28" N, 113° 50'  46" W
Township Range T41S R18W S10  
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)
Voucher Voucher of taxa associated with Astragalus ampullarioides, R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper 
Specimen Notes Astragalus ampullarioides demographic study site. 


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

     Lycium pallidum Miers

Common Name(s): pale desert-thorn, pale wolfberry.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=30544, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Solanales
                                Family: Solanaceae
                                    Genus: Lycium
                                        Species: Lycium pallidum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03010s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 13175s1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
West Mountain Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. NW 7507  West Mountain Peak 
Beaver Dam Mountains (Range) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. W 6998  West Mountain Peak 
Utah Hill Summit (Locale) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. S 4744  Jarvis Peak 
Grapevine Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. W 5735  West Mountain Peak 
Summit Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. S 4600  Jarvis Peak 
Indian Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. W 5181  West Mountain Peak 
Reef Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 3.8 mi. SE 4288  Jarvis Peak 
Summit Spring Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.6 mi. S   Castle Cliff 
Tahoari (Summit) Washington County, UT 4.4 mi. SE 5502  Jarvis Peak 
Westside Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 4.7 mi. S 5794  Jarvis Peak 
Jarvis Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 4.9 mi. SE 6411  Jarvis Peak 
Welcome Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.6 mi. SW 4544  Castle Cliff 
Camp Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.6 mi. NE 3452  Shivwits 
Paiute Indian Reservation (Reserve) Washington County, UT 4.5 mi. E 3566  Shivwits 
Black Warrior Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 5.5 mi. S 6257  Jarvis Peak 
Apex Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 5.4 mi. SE 5243  Jarvis Peak 
Middle Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.7 mi. W 4728  Castle Cliff 
Paymaster Mine Shaft (Mine) Washington County, UT 5.6 mi. S 5492  Jarvis Peak 
Castle Cliff (Cliff) Washington County, UT 5.6 mi. S 3862  Castle Cliff 
Pahcoon Spring Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 5.3 mi. NE   Gunlock 


Taxon Links for species Lycium pallidum  Miers

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

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