Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 16849 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Madia glomerata Hook.
Common name   mountain tarweed
Steve Hegji   0174  
Coll. Date 15 July 2012 
United States
Utah County
Locality Rock Canyon trail, above Provo;
     Elev.: 8387 ft. (2557 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky west slope, just below Aspen zone. 
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° 16'  21.61" N, 111° 33'  59.49" 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):

     Madia glomerata Hook.

Common Name(s): cluster tarweed, mountain tarplant, mountain tarweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=38029, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Madia
                                        Species: Madia glomerata


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: 07878s2.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15436 Acer grandidentatum      "bigtooth maple" same section
12266 Anemone multifida  var. tetonensis   "Teton windflower" 1.2 mi. W
00065 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" same section
12263 Aquilegia coerulea      "Colorado columbine" 1.2 mi. W
01552 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" 2656 ft. SW
01862 Cardamine cordifolia  var. cordifolia   "heart-leaf bittercress" same section
01857 Carex hoodii      "Hood's sedge" same section
12264 Castilleja rhexiifolia  var. rhexiifolia   "meadow-beauty paintbrush" 1.2 mi. W
01856 Cornus sericea  var. sericea   "redosier dogwood" same section
13209 Cynoglossum officinale      "gypsyflower" same section
01855 Cynoglossum officinale      "gypsyflower" same section
12268 Erigeron caespitosus      "tufted fleabane" 1.2 mi. W
18141 Erigeron eatonii      "Eaton's fleabane" same section
18139 Eriogonum brevicaule      "short-stemmed wild buckwheat" same section
12279 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. grayi   "Gray's wild buckwheat" 1.2 mi. W
16850 Gayophytum ramosissimum      "pinyon groundsmoke" 1 ft. N
01865 Hackelia floribunda      "many-flowered stickseed" same section
12280 Ivesia gordonii      "Gordon's mousetail" 1.2 mi. W
01868 Lathyrus pauciflorus  var. utahensis   "Utah few-flowered pea" same section
12269 Linanthus watsonii      "Watson's prickly phlox" 1.2 mi. W
01551 Lithospermum incisum      "narrow-leaf stoneseed" 2656 ft. SW
01863 Mitella stauropetala  var. stenopetala   "drywoods miterwort" same section
12277 Monardella odoratissima      "mountain monardella" 1.2 mi. W
12270 Noccaea montana      "alpine pennycress" 1.2 mi. W
01550 Oenothera cespitosa      "tufted evening primrose" 2656 ft. SW
01897 Osmorhiza occidentalis      "western sweetroot" same section
15439 Paxistima myrsinites      "Oregon boxleaf" same section
12276 Pellaea breweri      "Brewer's cliff brake" 1.2 mi. W
12271 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" 1.2 mi. W
12265 Penstemon whippleanus      "Whipple's beardtongue" 1.2 mi. W
12283 Petrophytum caespitosum      "rockmat" 1.2 mi. W
12286 Physaria garrettii      "Garrett's bladderpod" 1.2 mi. W
18075 Physaria occidentalis  var. occidentalis   "western bladderpod" 1.2 mi. W
01869 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" same section
15438 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" same section
01861 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" same section
01866 Polemonium foliosissimum  var. alpinum   "alpine Jacob's-ladder" same section
16851 Polygonum bistortoides      "American bistort" same section
12267 Polygonum bistortoides      "American bistort" 1.2 mi. W
15437 Populus tremuloides      "quaking aspen" same section
12284 Rorippa curvipes  var. truncata   "bluntleaf yellowcress" 1.2 mi. W
15279 Rubus parviflorus      "thimbleberry" same section
03027 Salix scouleriana      "Scouler's willow" same section
01859 Scrophularia lanceolata      "spear-leaf figwort" same section
01880 Sedum debile      "orpine stonecrop" same section
12278 Sedum lanceolatum      "spearleaf stonecrop" 1.2 mi. W
12272 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" 1.2 mi. W
12274 Senecio streptanthifolius      "Rocky Mountain groundsel" 1.2 mi. W
12275 Silene douglasii      "Douglas's catchfly" 1.2 mi. W
12285 Silene menziesii      "Menzies' campion" 1.2 mi. W
15258 Solanum dulcamara      "climbing nightshade" 1.9 mi. N
12273 Solidago multiradiata      "Rocky Mountain goldenrod" 1.2 mi. W
12282 Solidago multiradiata      "Rocky Mountain goldenrod" 1.2 mi. W
12281 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" 1.2 mi. W
18140 Synthyris pinnatifida      "featherleaf kittentails" same section
01867 Vicia americana  var. americana   "American vetch" same section
01858 Vicia americana  var. americana   "American vetch" same section
01864 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Dry Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. W   Bridal Veil Falls 
Burnt Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. W   Bridal Veil Falls 
Rock Canyon Picnic Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. W 6907  Bridal Veil Falls 
Second Right Fork Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. W   Springville 
Freedom Peak (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. SE   Bridal Veil Falls 
Cold Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. S 8153  Springville 
Provo Peak (Summit) Utah County, UT 2 mi. S 10844  Springville 
Fourth Hole (Basin) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. SE 9436  Bridal Veil Falls 
Second Left Fork Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. W   Bridal Veil Falls 
First Right Fork Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. W   Springville 
First Left Fork Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. W   Bridal Veil Falls 
Third Hole (Basin) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. E 9229  Bridal Veil Falls 
Cascade Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. N 10817  Bridal Veil Falls 
Y Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. SW 8452  Bridal Veil Falls 
Boardman Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 3.1 mi. S 7189  Springville 
Corral Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 3.1 mi. S 10289  Springville 
Lightning Peak (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. E 10020  Bridal Veil Falls 
Knight Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 3.3 mi. S 7878  Springville 
Big Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. NE 6595  Bridal Veil Falls 
Squaw Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. W 7678  Bridal Veil Falls 


Taxon Links for species Madia glomerata  Hook.

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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