Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15940 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Argemone munita Durand & Hilg.
Common name   flatbud pricklypoppy
S. Hegji   157  
Coll. Date 16 July 2011 
United States
Tooele County
Locality Sheeprock Mountains, 1.4 km NE of Harker Canyon;
     Elev.: 6340 ft. (1933 m.)
Habitat Notes roadside; with sagebrush, grass. 
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 39° 59'  36.71" N, 112° 28'  3.25" 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):

     Argemone munita Dur. & Hilg.

Common Name(s): flat-bud prickly poppy, flatbud pricklypoppy.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=18916, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Magnoliidae
                            Order: Papaverales
                                Family: Papaveraceae
                                    Genus: Argemone
                                        Species: Argemone munita


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15925 Aconitum columbianum      "western monkshood" 1.9 mi. SE
15854 Alyssum desertorum      "desert madwort" 2258 ft. SE
15897 Alyssum desertorum      "desert madwort" 2241 ft. SE
15898 Amelanchier utahensis      "Utah serviceberry" 2271 ft. SE
18079 Angelica wheeleri      "Wheeler's angelica" 1.2 mi. SE
15926 Aquilegia formosa      "western columbine" 1.9 mi. SE
15928 Arenaria lanuginosa      "spreading sandwort" 1.9 mi. SE
18082 Aster ascendens      "western aster" 1.7 mi. SE
15911 Balsamorhiza sagittata      "arrow-leaf balsamroot" 1.5 mi. SE
15853 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" 2319 ft. SE
15946 Chrysothamnus nauseosus  var. hololeucus   "gray-stem rubber rabbitbrush" 1.7 mi. SE
15852 Cymopterus longipes      "long-stalked spring parsley" 1690 ft. SE
18080 Epilobium halleanum      "glandular willowherb" 1.2 mi. SE
18086 Equisetum laevigatum      "smooth horsetail" 1.9 mi. SE
15896 Eremogone loisiae      "Lois' sandwort" 1660 ft. SE
15943 Eriogonum microthecum      "slender wild buckwheat" 1933 ft. SE
15947 Eriogonum racemosum      "redroot wild buckwheat" 1.2 mi. SE
15912 Erythronium grandiflorum      "yellow glacier-lily" 1.2 mi. SE
18081 Helianthus annuus      "common sunflower" 1.7 mi. SE
15909 Lithophragma glabrum      "bulbous woodland-star" 1.5 mi. SE
15910 Lithophragma parviflorum      "small-flowered woodland-star" 1.5 mi. SE
18084 Marchantia polymorpha     1.8 mi. SE
15945 Mentha arvensis      "wild mint" 1.9 mi. SE
15927 Mimulus guttatus      "common monkeyflower" 1.9 mi. SE
15895 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" 1402 ft. SE
15944 Petrophytum caespitosum      "rockmat" 2274 ft. SE
18078 Populus tremuloides      "quaking aspen" same section
18083 Ranunculus cymbalaria      "alkali buttercup" 1.8 mi. SE
15855 Salix       "willow" 1650 ft. SE
15899 Salix bebbiana      "Bebb willow" 1650 ft. SE
18085 Salix eriocephala  var. watsonii  1.9 mi. SE
15924 Sidalcea oregana      "Oregon checkerbloom" 1.3 mi. SE
18077 Symphoricarpos oreophilus      "mountain snowberry" same section
18076 Tetradymia canescens      "spineless horsebrush" 2233 ft. SE
15908 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" 1.5 mi. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Harker Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1631 ft. SW   Erickson Knoll 
Wasatch National Forest-Vernon Division (Forest) Tooele County, UT 1.8 mi. E 6119  Dutch Peak 
Lion Hill (Summit) Tooele County, UT 1.8 mi. W 6890  Erickson Knoll 
Grove Hollow (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1.9 mi. E   Dutch Peak 
Lion Hill Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 1.9 mi. W 6716  Erickson Knoll 
Dutch Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. S 8816  Dutch Peak 
Sheeprock Mountains (Range) Tooele County, UT 3.1 mi. S 8114  Dutch Peak 
Snow Hollow (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.6 mi. SE   Dutch Peak 
Benmore Experiment Station (Locale) Tooele County, UT 2.7 mi. NE 5975  Vernon 
Benmore Guard Station (Locale) Tooele County, UT 2.7 mi. NE 5965  Vernon 
Black Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 3.3 mi. S 8882  Dutch Peak 
Benmore (Locale) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. NE 5965  Vernon 
Benmore Experimental Pastures (Flat) Tooele County, UT 3.3 mi. NE 5791  Vernon 
Stepladder Trough (Flat) Tooele County, UT 3.1 mi. NW 6086  Lookout Pass 
North Pine Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3 mi. W   Erickson Knoll 
Greens Ridge (Ridge) Tooele County, UT 3.9 mi. S 8327  Dutch Peak 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.4 mi. W   Erickson Knoll 
Hilltop Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 3.5 mi. W 8816  Erickson Knoll 
Bennion Creek (Stream) Tooele County, UT 3.9 mi. NE   Dutch Peak 
North Oak Brush Creek (Stream) Tooele County, UT 4.6 mi. N   Erickson Knoll 


Taxon Links for species Argemone munita  Durand & Hilg.

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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