Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15481 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Lepidium lasiocarpum Nutt.
Infraspecific    var. georginum (Rydb.) C.L. Hitchc.
Common name   St. George peppercress
W. Fertig   23950  
Coll. Date 12 June 2008 
United States
Kane County
Locality Colorado Plateau, S of US Hwy 89 and W of junction of Yellow Jacket Road, ca 1.3 miles NNE of Clay Flat and 10 air miles NW of Kanab.
     Elev.: 5810 ft. (1771 m.)
Latitude Longitude 37° 11'  11.8" N, 112° 39'  31.54" W
Township Range T42S R7W S5 E2SW4  
Datum NAD83 
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):

     Lepidium lasiocarpum var. lasiocarpum Nutt.

     Lepidium lasiocarpum var. georginum (Rydb.) C.L. Hitchc.
     Lepidium lasiocarpum var. rotundum C.L. Hitchc.
     Lepidium lasiocarpum var. typicum C.L. Hitchc.

Common Name(s): hairypod pepperweed, hairy-pod pepperwort, shaggyfruit pepperweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=22968, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Capparales
                                Family: Brassicaceae
                                    Genus: Lepidium
                                        Species: Lepidium lasiocarpum
                                            Variety: Lepidium lasiocarpum var. lasiocarpum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 15481s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 11395s2.jpg 
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specimen image: 13244s1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
13546 Brickellia oblongifolia  var. linifolia   "narrow-leaf brickellbush" 1.4 mi. NE
13579 Cryptantha abata      "low cat's eye" 1.4 mi. NE
13525 Erigeron utahensis  var. utahensis   "Utah fleabane" 1758 ft. NE
13523 Opuntia erinacea  var. aurea  669 ft. NE
13520 Physaria rectipes      "straight bladderpod" 1630 ft. E
13517 Wyethia scabra      "rough mule's ears" 1630 ft. E


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Moncur Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 1.5 mi. W 5430  Mount Carmel 
Dianas Throne (Summit) Kane County, UT 1.7 mi. E 6962  Mount Carmel 
Clay Flat (Flat) Kane County, UT 2 mi. SW 5561  Mount Carmel 
Twin Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.3 mi. NW   Mount Carmel 
State Barn Wash (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.6 mi. N   Mount Carmel 
Red Knoll (Summit) Kane County, UT 2.7 mi. SE 6388  Mount Carmel 
Mount Carmel Trailer Park (Populated Place) Kane County, UT 2.8 mi. N 5197  Mount Carmel 
Mount Carmel Junction (Populated Place) Kane County, UT 2.9 mi. N 5204  Mount Carmel 
Sand Wash (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.2 mi. N   White Tower 
Long Valley (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.2 mi. N   Long Valley Junction 
Lower Sand Wash (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.3 mi. N   White Tower 
Spring Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.5 mi. N   Orderville 
Elkheart Cliffs (Cliff) Kane County, UT 3.5 mi. NE 6332  Mount Carmel 
Muddy Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 3.7 mi. N   Strawberry Point 
Yellowjacket Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.6 mi. SW   Yellowjacket Canyon 
Monument Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.2 mi. W   Mount Carmel 
Meeks Cliffs (Cliff) Kane County, UT 3.2 mi. W 5643  Mount Carmel 
Monument Knoll (Summit) Kane County, UT 4 mi. S 5932  Mount Carmel 
Foot Ranch (Locale) Kane County, UT 3.3 mi. W 5030  Mount Carmel 
Mount Carmel (Populated Place) Kane County, UT 4.2 mi. N 5302  Mount Carmel 


Taxon Links for species Lepidium lasiocarpum  Nutt.

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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