Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15970 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Lappula squarrosa (Retz.) Dumort.
Common name   European stickseed
R.D. Fitts   2009-19  
   with S.C. Fitts
Coll. Date 04 June 2009 
United States
Uintah County
Locality Cripple Horse Canyon;
     Elev.: 6250 ft. (1905 m.)
Habitat Notes ridgetop, eroding shale, S facing slope. 
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'  13.03" N, 109° 4'  8.54" W
UTM 12 4428096N  664863E 
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):

     Lappula squarrosa (Retz.) Dumort.

     Lappula echinata Gilib.
     Lappula erecta A. Nels.
     Lappula fremontii (Torr.) Greene
     Lappula lappula (L.) Karst.
     Lappula myosotis Moench
     Lappula squarrosa var. erecta (A. Nels.) Dorn

Common Name(s): bristly sheepburr, European stickseed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=503330, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Lamiales
                                Family: Boraginaceae
                                    Genus: Lappula
                                        Species: Lappula squarrosa


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00742s2.jpg 
specimen image: 01508s2.jpg 
specimen image: 01663s2.jpg 
specimen image: 05183s2.jpg 
specimen image: 12941d1.jpg 
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specimen image: 15749s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15978 Aliciella pinnatifida      "sticky gilia" same section
16011 Artemisia nova      "black sagebrush" 1.2 mi. S
15997 Astragalus chamaeleuce      "cicada milkvetch" 1.5 mi. S
16006 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" 1.2 mi. S
15975 Calochortus nuttallii      "sego lily" 982 ft. W
16000 Chaetopappa ericoides      "rose-heath" 1.6 mi. SW
15996 Chamaechaenactis scaposa      "fullstem" 1.5 mi. S
15999 Cirsium scopulorum      "mountain thistle" 1.4 mi. S
16013 Eriogonum batemanii      "Bateman's wild buckwheat" 1 mi. S
15974 Eriogonum ovalifolium      "cushion wild buckwheat" 772 ft. E
16005 Gilia pinnatifida     1.2 mi. S
16009 Gilia stenothyrsa     same section
16007 Mentzelia multicaulis      "many-stemmed blazingstar" 1 mi. S
15966 Penstemon fremontii      "Fremont's beardtongue" 1.8 mi. SE
15976 Phacelia crenulata  var. corrugata   "notch-leaf scorpionweed" same section
15969 Phacelia crenulata  var. corrugata   "notch-leaf scorpionweed" same section
16004 Physaria acutifolia      "sharpleaf twinpod" 1.2 mi. S
15973 Physaria acutifolia      "sharpleaf twinpod" 772 ft. E
16012 Physaria rectipes      "straight bladderpod" 1.2 mi. S
16001 Pseudoroegneria spicata      "bluebunch wheatgrass" 1.6 mi. SW
16010 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" 1.3 mi. S
15971 Townsendia strigosa      "hairy Townsend-daisy" 1.2 mi. S
16008 Zuckia brandegeei  var. brandegeei   "siltbush" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cripple Horse Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 1 mi. W   Weaver Ridge 
Cowboy Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 1.7 mi. NW   Walsh Knolls 
Little Dicks Bottom (Bend) Uintah County, UT 2 mi. N 5059  Walsh Knolls 
Weaver Ridge (Ridge) Uintah County, UT 3 mi. S 6168  Weaver Ridge 
Weaver Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.6 mi. W   Weaver Ridge 
Gilsonite Draw (Valley) Rio Blanco County, CO 3.4 mi. N   Weaver Ridge 
Weaver Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.7 mi. W   Weaver Ridge 
Hells Hole Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 3.4 mi. W   Weaver Ridge 
Iron Bridge Mine (Mine) Rio Blanco County, CO 4.6 mi. NE 5315  Walsh Knolls 
Lower Cottonwood Reservoir (Reservoir) Rio Blanco County, CO 3.9 mi. E 5443  Banta Ridge 
Walsh Knolls (Summit) Uintah County, UT 5.3 mi. N 5794  Walsh Knolls 
Cottonwood Creek (Stream) Rio Blanco County, CO 4.8 mi. NE   Banta Ridge 
Evacuation Creek (Stream) Uintah County, UT 4.4 mi. W   Davis Canyon 
Gilsonite Hills (Range) Rio Blanco County, CO 5.1 mi. SE 6900  Weaver Ridge 
Duck Rock (Pillar) Uintah County, UT 4.7 mi. SW 5177  Southam Canyon 
Hells Hole Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 5.7 mi. S   Banta Ridge 
Dripping Rock Creek (Stream) Moffat County, CO 5.9 mi. NE   Plug Hat Rock 
Banty Point (Summit) Rio Blanco County, CO 5.6 mi. NE 5916  Banty Point 


Taxon Links for species Lappula squarrosa  (Retz.) Dumort.

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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