Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 13635 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
ValerianaceaeCaprifoliaceaeValerianaceae  
Species Valeriana edulis Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray
Common name   tobacco root
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   3092  
Coll. Date 06 September 2002 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Summit County
Locality Highway 150, East Fork of the Bear River, Bear River Lodge. 
 
Elev.: 8290 ft. (2527 m.)
Habitat Notes riparian community; on sand bars, small islands in the river; 
Latitude Longitude 40° 55'  1" N, 110° 49'  43" 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.
Specimen Notes Sheet 2 of 2. 

Taxonomy


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

     Valeriana edulis Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray

Common Name(s): edible valerian, tobacco root, tobaccoroot.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=35359, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Dipsacales
                                Family: Valerianaceae
                                    Genus: Valeriana
                                        Species: Valeriana edulis
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 13635s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03531s1.jpg 
03531
specimen image: 03532s1.jpg 
03532
specimen image: 05145s1.jpg 
05145
specimen image: 05800s1.jpg 
05800
specimen image: 05813s1.jpg 
05813
specimen image: 07544s2.jpg 
07544
specimen image: 07917s2.jpg 
07917

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05481 Anaphalis margaritacea      "western pearly everlasting" same section
07902 Arceuthobium americanum      "American dwarf mistletoe" 2678 ft. W
05489 Bromus carinatus      "California brome" same section
07913 Bromus inermis      "smooth brome" same section
07912 Calamagrostis canadensis  var. langsdorffii   "bluejoint" same section
05496 Campanula rotundifolia      "bluebell bellflower" same section
07899 Carex aurea      "golden sedge" 2678 ft. W
07897 Carex lenticularis  var. lipocarpa   "Kellogg's sedge" 2678 ft. W
07896 Cerastium fontanum  ssp. vulgare   "big mouse-ear chickweed" 2678 ft. W
07910 Chrysanthemum leucanthemum      "ox-eye daisy" same section
07916 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. lanceolatus   "spear-leaf yellow rabbitbrush" same section
05494 Cirsium arvense      "Canada thistle" same section
07914 Elymus glaucus  ssp. glaucus   "blue wildrye" same section
05501 Elymus trachycaulus      "slender wheatgrass" same section
07900 Galium bifolium      "twinleaf bedstraw" 2678 ft. W
07915 Hierochloe odorata      "sweetgrass" same section
07895 Isatis tinctoria      "Dyer's woad" 2678 ft. W
05491 Juncus ensifolius      "swordleaf rush" same section
07898 Juncus ensifolius  var. montanus  2678 ft. W
07905 Ligusticum tenuifolium      "Idaho licorice-root" 2678 ft. W
05500 Lolium perenne      "perennial ryegrass" same section
05503 Machaeranthera canescens  var. monticola   "mountain gray tansy aster" same section
05480 Matricaria maritima      "mayweed" same section
07918 Matricaria maritima      "mayweed" same section
07903 Mentha arvensis      "wild mint" 2678 ft. W
05490 Parnassia fimbriata      "fringed grass of Parnassus" same section
07904 Parnassia fimbriata      "fringed grass of Parnassus" 2678 ft. W
07911 Poa palustris      "fowl bluegrass" same section
05499 Poa palustris      "fowl bluegrass" same section
05502 Potamogeton alpinus      "alpine pondweed" same section
05492 Potentilla fruticosa     same section
05495 Prunella vulgaris  ssp. lanceolata   "lance selfheal" same section
05493 Solidago multiradiata  var. scopulorum   "low goldenrod" same section
07909 Spergularia rubra      "red sandspurry" same section
05497 Spiranthes romanzoffiana  var. romanzoffiana   "hooded ladies tresses" same section
07901 Symphyotrichum foliaceum  var. parryi   "Parry's aster" 2678 ft. W
07917 Valeriana edulis      "tobacco root" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
East Fork Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 1336 ft. S 8370  Deadman Mountain 
East Fork Bear River (Stream) Summit County, UT 1962 ft. S   Red Knob 
Bear River Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 2486 ft. S 8327  Deadman Mountain 
Hovarka Canal (Canal) Summit County, UT 0.8 mi. E 8386  Deadman Mountain 
Bear River Ranger Station (Locale) Summit County, UT 2.2 mi. S 8475  Deadman Mountain 
Deer Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 2.2 mi. W   Seven Tree Flat 
Grassy Lake Dam (Dam) Summit County, UT 2.5 mi. NW 8311  Deadman Mountain 
Grassy Lake (Reservoir) Summit County, UT 2.5 mi. NW 8311  Deadman Mountain 
Lily Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.9 mi. S 8905  Deadman Mountain 
Deadman Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 2.7 mi. NE   Deadman Mountain 
Cow Hollow (Valley) Summit County, UT 3.2 mi. N   Deadman Mountain 
Mill City Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 2.4 mi. W   Whitney Reservoir 
Island Ranch (Locale) Summit County, UT 3.2 mi. N 8084  Deadman Mountain 
Stillwater Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 3.4 mi. S 8521  Christmas Meadows 
Stillwater Fork (Stream) Summit County, UT 3.5 mi. S   Hayden Peak 
Hayden Fork (Stream) Summit County, UT 3.5 mi. S   Hayden Peak 
West Fork Bear River (Stream) Summit County, UT 3.5 mi. N   Whitney Reservoir 
Christmas Tree Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 3.1 mi. NE   Deadman Mountain 
Hilliard Canal (Canal) Summit County, UT 3.9 mi. N 7986  Deadman Mountain 
Hill Air Force Base Recreation Camp (Locale) Summit County, UT 3 mi. E 8842  Deadman Mountain 

Links

Taxon Links for species Valeriana edulis  Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray

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=Valeriana+edulis

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