Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15858 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Orogenia linearifolia S. Watson
Common name   Great Basin Indian potato
S. Hegji   83  
Coll. Date 02 April 2011 
United States
Tooele County
Locality mouth of canyon at North Oak Brush Creek;
     Elev.: 6616 ft. (2017 m.)
Habitat Notes swale between an oak grove to the north and chokecherry to the south. 
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° 0'  7.52" N, 112° 30'  23.4" 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.


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

     Orogenia linearifolia S. Wats.

     Orogenia linearifolia var. lata Payson

Common Name(s): Great Basin Indian potato, Indianpotato.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=29777, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Apiales
                                Family: Apiaceae
                                    Genus: Orogenia
                                        Species: Orogenia linearifolia


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 03954s2.jpg 
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specimen image: 13757s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15925 Aconitum columbianum      "western monkshood" 2 mi. S
12793 Agoseris aurantiaca  var. purpurea   "orange agoseris" 55.2 mi. N
12803 Allium acuminatum      "taper-tip wild onion" 55.2 mi. N
15931 Allium acuminatum      "taper-tip wild onion" 1.9 mi. S
15887 Amsinckia intermedia     62.8 mi. N
15934 Anaphalis margaritacea      "western pearly everlasting" 1.9 mi. S
15926 Aquilegia formosa      "western columbine" 1.9 mi. S
15928 Arenaria lanuginosa      "spreading sandwort" 1.9 mi. S
12799 Artemisia ludoviciana  var. ludoviciana   "Louisiana wormwood" 55.2 mi. N
18082 Aster ascendens      "western aster" 2 mi. SW
15882 Astragalus eurekensis      "Eureka milkvetch" 23 mi. N
12782 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" 54.6 mi. N
15911 Balsamorhiza sagittata      "arrow-leaf balsamroot" 2 mi. SW
14078 Bassia hyssopifolia      "fivehorn smotherweed" 63.3 mi. N
12777 Calochortus nuttallii      "sego lily" 54.6 mi. N
12802 Calochortus nuttallii      "sego lily" 55.2 mi. N
12778 Castilleja angustifolia  var. flavescens   "pale narrow-leaf paintbrush" 54.6 mi. N
12787 Castilleja angustifolia  var. flavescens   "pale narrow-leaf paintbrush" 55.2 mi. N
15946 Chrysothamnus nauseosus  var. hololeucus   "gray-stem rubber rabbitbrush" 2 mi. SW
12791 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. viscidiflorus  55.2 mi. N
12775 Cirsium neomexicanum      "New Mexico thistle" 54.6 mi. N
15936 Crepis acuminata      "tapertip hawksbeard" 1.9 mi. S
12800 Crepis acuminata      "tapertip hawksbeard" 55.2 mi. N
12788 Cryptantha humilis      "round-spiked cat's eye" 55.2 mi. N
15889 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" 53.2 mi. N
12796 Dieteria canescens  var. canescens   "gray tansy aster" 55.2 mi. N
15938 Epilobium saximontanum      "Rocky Mountain willowherb" 1.8 mi. S
18086 Equisetum laevigatum      "smooth horsetail" 2.2 mi. S
16852 Erigeron arenarioides      "sand fleabane" 55 mi. N
15935 Erigeron eatonii      "Eaton's fleabane" 1.9 mi. S
12789 Erigeron engelmannii      "Engelmann's fleabane" 55.2 mi. N
15939 Erigeron speciosus  var. macranthus   "aspen fleabane" 1.8 mi. S
15937 Eriogonum racemosum      "redroot wild buckwheat" 1.9 mi. S
16863 Fritillaria atropurpurea      "leopard-lily" 54.9 mi. N
12780 Grindelia squarrosa      "curlycup gumweed" 54.6 mi. N
14079 Gutierrezia sarothrae      "common snakeweed" 64.2 mi. N
16853 Haplopappus watsonii      "Watson's goldenbush" 55 mi. N
15932 Helianthella uniflora      "one-flowered little sunflower" 1.9 mi. S
18081 Helianthus annuus      "common sunflower" 2 mi. SW
12798 Holodiscus dumosus      "mountainspray" 55.2 mi. N
15929 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. caespitosa   "caespitose four-nerve daisy" 2 mi. S
12784 Krascheninnikovia lanata      "winterfat" 54.6 mi. N
12786 Linum perenne      "blue flax" 55.2 mi. N
15909 Lithophragma glabrum      "bulbous woodland-star" 2 mi. SW
15910 Lithophragma parviflorum      "small-flowered woodland-star" 2 mi. SW
12797 Lygodesmia grandiflora  var. dianthopsis   "Antelope Island skeleton plant" 55.2 mi. N
18084 Marchantia polymorpha     2.1 mi. S
15945 Mentha arvensis      "wild mint" 2 mi. S
15927 Mimulus guttatus      "common monkeyflower" 1.9 mi. S
14077 Phragmites australis      "common reed" 63 mi. N
15881 Physaria chambersii      "Chambers' twinpod" 23 mi. N
12779 Pseudoroegneria spicata      "bluebunch wheatgrass" 54.6 mi. N
15933 Quercus       "oak" 1.9 mi. S
18083 Ranunculus cymbalaria      "alkali buttercup" 2.1 mi. S
18085 Salix eriocephala  var. watsonii  2.2 mi. S
12801 Sanguisorba minor      "small burnet" 55.2 mi. N
15930 Sedum lanceolatum      "spearleaf stonecrop" 2 mi. S
15924 Sidalcea oregana      "Oregon checkerbloom" 2 mi. SW
12790 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" 55.2 mi. N
12781 Sphaeralcea parvifolia      "small-leaf globemallow" 54.6 mi. N
12785 Stanleya pinnata      "desert princesplume" 55.2 mi. N
12783 Tetradymia nuttallii      "Nuttall's horsebrush" 54.6 mi. N
15888 Tetradymia spinosa      "shortspine horsebrush" 53.4 mi. N
12795 Thinopyrum intermedium  subsp. barbulatum   "intermediate wheatgrass" 55.2 mi. N
12776 Tragopogon dubius      "yellow salsify" 54.6 mi. N
15908 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" 2 mi. SW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Lion Hill Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 1664 ft. SE 6716  Erickson Knoll 
Lion Hill (Summit) Tooele County, UT 1741 ft. SE 6890  Erickson Knoll 
North Pine Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 0.9 mi. NW   Erickson Knoll 
Stepladder Trough (Flat) Tooele County, UT 1.6 mi. N 6086  Lookout Pass 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1.3 mi. W   Erickson Knoll 
Talawag Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1.8 mi. NW   Lookout Pass 
Harker Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2 mi. SE   Erickson Knoll 
Hilltop Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 2.3 mi. SW 8816  Erickson Knoll 
Black Crook Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2.2 mi. SW 9161  Erickson Knoll 
South Fork East Government Creek (Stream) Tooele County, UT 2.4 mi. NW   Lookout Pass 
Coyote Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. N 6175  Lookout Pass 
Upper Pine Grove (Woods) Tooele County, UT 3 mi. S 8140  Erickson Knoll 
Left Fork South Oak Brush Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.7 mi. SW   Erickson Knoll 
Right Fork South Oak Brush Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. SW   Erickson Knoll 
Lower Pine Grove (Woods) Tooele County, UT 3.3 mi. S 7740  Erickson Knoll 
West Well (Well) Tooele County, UT 3.6 mi. N 5745  Lookout Pass 
Dutch Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 3.5 mi. S 8816  Dutch Peak 
Black Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 3.9 mi. S 8882  Dutch Peak 
Sheeprock Mountains (Range) Tooele County, UT 4 mi. SE 8114  Dutch Peak 
Clinger Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 3.7 mi. SW 6884  Erickson Knoll 


Taxon Links for species Orogenia linearifolia  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

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