Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 16881 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Verbascum virgatum Stokes
Common name   wand mullein
Steve Hegji   0206  
Coll. Date 12 June 2013 
United States
Tooele County
Locality Stansbury Island;
     Elev.: 4231 ft. (1290 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky flat area between hills and shoreline. 
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° 52'  52.91" N, 112° 32'  27.29" 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):

     Verbascum virgatum Stokes

Common Name(s): wand mullein.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=33395, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Scrophulariales
                                Family: Scrophulariaceae
                                    Genus: Verbascum
                                        Species: Verbascum virgatum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Corral Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1.7 mi. S   Corral Canyon 
Adams Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 1.5 mi. E 5932  Badger Island 
The Dome (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2.3 mi. SE 6464  Corral Canyon 
Crystal Bay (Bay) Tooele County, UT 3.1 mi. N 4196  Badger Island 
Stansbury Bight (Bay) Tooele County, UT 2.7 mi. E 4200  Plug Peak NW 
Pass Canyon Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 2.7 mi. E 4203  Plug Peak NW 
Pass Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. E   Badger Island 
Castle Rock (Summit) Tooele County, UT 3.4 mi. SE 6398  Plug Peak 
Stansbury Island (Island) Tooele County, UT 3.6 mi. SE 5650  Corral Canyon 
Four Pools Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 3.1 mi. E 4203  Plug Peak NW 
Boulder Point (Cape) Tooele County, UT 3.9 mi. N 4203  Badger Island 
Morgan Point (Cliff) Tooele County, UT 3.1 mi. E 4351  Plug Peak NW 
Sandy Beach Bay (Bay) Tooele County, UT 3.9 mi. NE 4196  Badger Island 
Ben Allen Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.3 mi. SE   Plug Peak 
Stansbury Bay (Bay) Tooele County, UT 3.3 mi. W 4196  Corral Canyon 
Badger Island (Island) Tooele County, UT 4.6 mi. N 4210  Badger Island 
Cane Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 4.2 mi. SE   Plug Peak 
Plug Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 4.7 mi. SE 4285  Plug Peak 
Cane Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 4.8 mi. SE 4200  Plug Peak 
Shanty Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 5.1 mi. SE   Plug Peak 


Taxon Links for species Verbascum virgatum  Stokes

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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