Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03856 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Apocynum androsaemifolium L.
Infraspecific    var. androsaemifolium 
Common name   spreading dogbane
D.M. Barnes   s.n.  
Coll. Date 10 July 1999 
United States
Utah County
Locality Hobble Creek Canyon, Scout Adventure Camp, all the way to the end of the paved road and about 4 miles further on dirt road.
Habitat Notes soil rocky; low mountain shrub, spruce-fir. 
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° 15'  14" N, 111° 26'  8" W
Township Range T6S, R4E, Sec. 36  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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

     Apocynum androsaemifolium ssp. androsaemifolium L.

Common Name(s): spreading dogbane.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=184770, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Gentianales
                                Family: Apocynaceae
                                    Genus: Apocynum
                                        Species: Apocynum androsaemifolium
                                            Subspecies: Apocynum androsaemifolium ssp. androsaemifolium


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03856s2.jpg

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.
13216 Arctium minus      "lesser burdock" 1 mi. W
05406 Arctium minus      "lesser burdock" 1 mi. W
13215 Arctium minus      "lesser burdock" 1 mi. W
05401 Carex utriculata      "Northwest Territory sedge" 1.6 mi. SE
05398 Epilobium brachycarpum      "tall annual willowherb" 1 mi. W
05397 Erigeron divergens      "spreading fleabane" 1 mi. W
03855 Gaillardia aristata      "common blanketflower" same section
03835 Iliamna rivularis      "streambank wild hollyhock" same section
05414 Iva axillaris      "povertyweed" 1 mi. W
05404 Lemna minuta      "least duckweed" 1 mi. W
05413 Madia glomerata      "mountain tarweed" 1 mi. W
05400 Mentha arvensis      "wild mint" 1 mi. W
05403 Panicum capillare      "witchgrass" 1 mi. W
05402 Ribes inerme      "whitestem gooseberry" 1 mi. W
05412 Solanum triflorum      "cut-leaf nightshade" 1 mi. W
05399 Solidago lepida      "Canada goldenrod" 1 mi. W
05415 Symphyotrichum ascendens      "western aster" 1 mi. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Fullmer Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1502 ft. W   Wallsburg Ridge 
Packard Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2729 ft. W   Wallsburg Ridge 
The Narrows (Gap) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. E 6359  Wallsburg Ridge 
Red Pine Knoll (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. SE 8130  Granger Mountain 
Rattlesnake Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 8501  Wallsburg Ridge 
Sheep Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. E   Wallsburg Ridge 
Berryport Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. SW   Wallsburg Ridge 
Dry Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. SW   Bridal Veil Falls 
Granger Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. S 7599  Granger Mountain 
Rock Slide Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. E   Twin Peaks 
Whittemore Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. SW   Bridal Veil Falls 
Right Fork Dry Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.3 mi. S   Two Tom Hill 
Bald Knoll (Summit) Utah County, UT 3.5 mi. N 9266  Wallsburg Ridge 
Dry Canyon Picnic Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 3.8 mi. S 5738  Granger Mountain 
Lone Fir Picnic Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 3.9 mi. S 5735  Granger Mountain 
Kolob Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 4.2 mi. S 5640  Granger Mountain 
Little Valley (Basin) Wasatch County, UT 4.1 mi. N 7031  Wallsburg Ridge 
Soldier Bench (Bench) Utah County, UT 3.3 mi. E 7638  Wallsburg Ridge 
Granger Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.7 mi. SW   Granger Mountain 
Cedar Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 4.3 mi. S   Granger Mountain 


Taxon Links for species Apocynum androsaemifolium  L.

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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