Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15712 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Lepidium lasiocarpum Nutt.
Infraspecific    var. lasiocarpum 
W. Fertig   24495  
Coll. Date 11 April 2009 
United States
Washington County
Locality Mohave Desert: tributary of Castle Cliff Wash, ca 1 mile NW of Shivwits-Beaver Dam Road, ca 2.5 air miles SSW of Castle Cliff and 2.2 miles N of the AZ state line.
     Elev.: 3050 ft. (930 m.)
Latitude Longitude 37° 2'  0.9" N, 113° 54'  55.68" W
Township Range T43S R19W S24 NE1/4 SE1/4 NE1/4  
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):

     Lepidium lasiocarpum var. lasiocarpum Nutt.

     Lepidium lasiocarpum var. georginum (Rydb.) C.L. Hitchc.
     Lepidium lasiocarpum var. rotundum C.L. Hitchc.
     Lepidium lasiocarpum var. typicum C.L. Hitchc.

Common Name(s): hairypod pepperweed, hairy-pod pepperwort, shaggyfruit pepperweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=22968, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Capparales
                                Family: Brassicaceae
                                    Genus: Lepidium
                                        Species: Lepidium lasiocarpum
                                            Variety: Lepidium lasiocarpum var. lasiocarpum


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.
10231 Acamptopappus sphaerocephalus      "goldenhead" 2114 ft. SW
14280 Acamptopappus sphaerocephalus      "goldenhead" 1 mi. S
08387 Agave utahensis      "Utah dwarf century plant" 2.7 mi. N
10227 Allionia incarnata      "trailing windmills" 2114 ft. SW
14286 Ambrosia eriocentra      "woolly bur-sage" 2.7 mi. N
08958 Ambrosia eriocentra      "woolly bur-sage" 2.7 mi. N
14459 Ambrosia salsola      "burrobush" 2.4 mi. N
10243 Astragalus nuttallianus  var. imperfectus   "Mojave small-flowered milkvetch" 2114 ft. SW
14283 Brickellia microphylla  var. scabra   "rough brickellbush" 2.7 mi. N
14284 Buddleja utahensis      "Utah butterflybush" 2.7 mi. N
14794 Buddleja utahensis      "Utah butterflybush" 2.6 mi. N
05700 Carya illinoinensis      "pecan" 2.7 mi. N
10234 Chaenactis fremontii      "Fremont's pincushion" 2114 ft. SW
10237 Cryptantha micrantha      "purple-rooted forget-me-not" 2114 ft. SW
15711 Cryptantha pterocarya  var. cycloptera  same section
10238 Cryptantha pterocarya  var. cycloptera   "winged-nut forget-me-not" 2114 ft. SW
08389 Cupressus arizonica      "Arizona cypress" 2.7 mi. N
10232 Encelia frutescens  var. virginensis   "Virgin River brittlebush" 2114 ft. SW
14278 Encelia virginensis      "Virgin River brittlebush" 1 mi. S
14795 Encelia virginensis      "Virgin River brittlebush" 2.6 mi. N
17932 Ephedra fasciculata      "Mojave ephedra" 2.8 mi. NW
14277 Ephedra torreyana      "Torrey's ephedra" 1 mi. S
14798 Ephedra viridis  var. viridis  2.6 mi. N
10240 Eriastrum sparsiflorum      "Great Basin woollystar" 2114 ft. SW
14282 Ericameria paniculata      "Mojave rabbitbrush" 2.7 mi. N
14814 Eriogonum heermannii  var. sulcatum   "Heermann's wild buckwheat" 2.6 mi. NW
14279 Krameria grayi      "white ratany" 1 mi. S
14797 Lepidium fremontii      "desert peppercress" 2.6 mi. N
10233 Lepidium lasiocarpum  var. georginum   "St. George peppercress" 2114 ft. SW
08385 Lesquerella rectipes      "straight bladderpod" 2.7 mi. N
10241 Linanthus bigelovii      "Bigelow's linanthus" 2114 ft. SW
10239 Loeseliastrum schottii      "Schott's calico" 2114 ft. SW
08959 Melia azedarach      "Chinaberrytree" 2.7 mi. N
08305 Neolloydia johnsonii     2.7 mi. N
16856 Oenothera primiveris      "desert evening primrose" 2.4 mi. N
10242 Oenothera primiveris  var. bufonis  2114 ft. SW
08960 Parthenium incanum      "mariola" 2.7 mi. N
14813 Parthenium incanum      "mariola" 2.6 mi. NW
14796 Parthenium incanum      "mariola" 2.6 mi. N
14285 Perityle tenella      "Springdale rockdaisy" 2.7 mi. N
02667 Phacelia fremontii      "Fremont's scorpionweed" 1 mi. N
03652 Phacelia vallis-mortae      "Death Valley scorpionweed" same section
02666 Physaria tenella      "Moapa bladderpod" 1 mi. N
10235 Plantago patagonica  var. gnaphalioides   "Patagonia plantain" 2114 ft. SW
10228 Psilostrophe cooperi      "whitestem paperflower" 2114 ft. SW
14281 Psilostrophe cooperi      "whitestem paperflower" 1.8 mi. NW
08245 Psilostrophe cooperi      "whitestem paperflower" 2.4 mi. N
15634 Rafinesquia neomexicana     same section
08386 Salazaria mexicana      "Mexican bladdersage" 2.7 mi. N
10230 Salazaria mexicana      "Mexican bladdersage" 2114 ft. SW
14457 Salazaria mexicana      "Mexican bladdersage" 2.4 mi. N
08957 Senecio douglasii  var. monoensis   "Mono ragwort" 2.7 mi. N
14793 Senecio flaccidus  var. monoensis   "Mono ragwort" 2.6 mi. N
10229 Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia      "gooseberry-leaf globemallow" 2114 ft. SW
10236 Stylocline micropoides      "woollyhead nest-straw" 2114 ft. SW
02668 Thamnosma montana      "turpentinebroom" 1 mi. N
14276 Thamnosma montana      "turpentinebroom" 1 mi. S
14458 Thamnosma montana      "turpentinebroom" 2.4 mi. N
16857 Thamnosma montana      "turpentinebroom" 2.4 mi. N
17931 Tiquilia canescens      "woody crinklemat" 2.8 mi. NW
11453 Tridens muticus      "slim tridens" 2.7 mi. NW
03675 Vicia ludoviciana      "Louisiana vetch" same section
08388 Yucca schidigera      "Mojave yucca" 2.7 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Joshua Tree Natural Area (Reserve) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. E 3140  Castle Cliff 
Castle Cliff (Cliff) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. NE 4055  Castle Cliff 
Castle Cliff (Cliff) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. NE 3862  Castle Cliff 
Bulldog Knolls (Range) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. E 3373  Jarvis Peak 
Bulldog Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. E   Jarvis Peak 
Tabeau Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. SE 4341  Jarvis Peak 
Welcome Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.3 mi. N 4544  Castle Cliff 
Summit Spring Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. NE   Castle Cliff 
Summit Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.8 mi. NE 4600  Jarvis Peak 
Welcome Creek (Stream) Mohave County, AZ 5.6 mi. SW   West Mountain Peak 
Mormon Well (Well) Mohave County, AZ 5.8 mi. SW 2136  Littlefield 


Taxon Links for species Lepidium lasiocarpum  Nutt.

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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