Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 14117 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolygalaceaePolygalaceaePolygalaceae  
Species Polygala subspinosa S. Watson
Common name   spiny milkwort
Collector(s)
R. Van Buren   736  
   with J. Cooper, K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 30 June 2005 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah
Locality Fivemile Pass vicinity, on hills N of Utah Highway 73, ca. 4 miles W of Fairfield;
     Elev.: 5308 ft. (1618 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 40° 14'  33.1" N, 112° 9'  21.47" 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.
Voucher Voucher for "Woody Plants of Utah" by R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper, J. Cooper 
Specimen Notes Journal Code: L1S1. 

Taxonomy


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

     Polygala subspinosa S. Wats.

Common Name(s): spiny milkwort, spiny polygala.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=29319, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Polygalales
                                Family: Polygalaceae
                                    Genus: Polygala
                                        Species: Polygala subspinosa
                                                                                            

Images

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01999s1.jpg 
01999
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02516
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03416
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04059
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09498
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10939
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10939
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12668
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12668
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12668
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12877
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12877
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12877

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01341 Artemisia nova      "black sagebrush" same section
01344 Artemisia tridentata  var. wyomingensis   "Wyoming big sagebrush" same section
04703 Astragalus calycosus  var. calycosus   "Torrey's milkvetch" same section
14872 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus      "yellow rabbitbrush" same section
14118 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus      "yellow rabbitbrush" same section
04704 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. stenophyllus  same section
01340 Ephedra viridis  var. viridis  same section
04713 Grindelia nana      "Idaho gumweed" same section
14119 Juniperus osteosperma      "Utah juniper" same section
01342 Juniperus osteosperma      "Utah juniper" same section
15245 Polygala subspinosa      "spiny milkwort" 218 ft. SW
15431 Polygala subspinosa      "spiny milkwort" 671 ft. SE
01339 Ribes aureum      "golden currant" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Wells Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. N   Mercur 
Fivemile Pass (Gap) Tooele County, UT 1.4 mi. SW 5309  Fivemile Pass 
Clay Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Mercur 
Fairfield Station (historical) (Building) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. NE 5102  Mercur 
Thorpe Hills (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2.4 mi. S 5896  Fivemile Pass 
Manning Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. N   Mercur 
Sevenmile Pass (Gap) Tooele County, UT 3.2 mi. S 5633  Fivemile Pass 
Clay Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 2.7 mi. NW 5650  Mercur 
Sunshine (Locale) Tooele County, UT 3.1 mi. NW 6122  Mercur 
Manning (Locale) Utah County, UT 3.9 mi. N 5929  Mercur 
Camp Floyd State Historical Site (Locale) Utah County, UT 3.1 mi. E 4899  Cedar Fort 
Camp Floyd Cemetery (Cemetery) Utah County, UT 3.1 mi. E 4895  Cedar Fort 
Big Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. NE 4899  Cedar Fort 
Fairfield Cemetery (Cemetery) Utah County, UT 3.5 mi. E 4885  Cedar Fort 
Sunshine Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.6 mi. NW   Mercur 
Stage Coach Inn State Historical Site (Locale) Utah County, UT 3.5 mi. E 4879  Cedar Fort 
Fairfield (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 3.6 mi. E 4879  Cedar Fort 
Alma Young Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.8 mi. NW   Mercur 
Mitchell Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 4.1 mi. NW   Mercur 
Pole Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 5.2 mi. N   Mercur 

Links

Taxon Links for species Polygala subspinosa  S. Watson

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=Polygala+subspinosa

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