Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 01520 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Vicia americana Muhl. ex Willd.
Infraspecific    var. americana 
Common name   American vetch
Collector(s)
T. Billington   s.n.  
   with F. Billington
Coll. Date 24 June 1995 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Tooele County
Locality SR 199, ca. 12 miles NE of Dugway, Johnson Pass. 
 
Elev.: 6232 ft. (1900 m.)
Habitat Notes juniper-sage community; rocky soil. 
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° 20'  21" N, 112° 34'  48" W
Township Range T5S, R7W, 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).

Taxonomy


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

     Vicia americana ssp. americana Muhl. ex Willd.

     Vicia americana ssp. oregana (Nutt.) Abrams
     Vicia americana var. oregana (Nutt.) A. Nels.
     Vicia americana var. truncata (Nutt.) Brewer
     Vicia americana var. villosa (Kellogg) F.J. Herm.
     Vicia californica Greene
     Vicia californica var. madrensis Jepson
     Vicia oregana Nutt.
     Vicia sparsifolia var. truncata (Nutt.) S. Wats.

Common Name(s): American vetch, purple vetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=524800, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Vicia
                                        Species: Vicia americana
                                            Subspecies: Vicia americana ssp. americana
                                                

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01520s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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01623
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01523 Achillea millefolium  ssp. lanulosa   "western yarrow" same section
01516 Allium acuminatum      "tapertip wild onion" same section
01524 Argemone munita      "flatbud pricklypoppy" 1.4 mi. NW
01519 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" same section
01521 Cirsium subniveum      "snowy thistle" same section
01514 Hackelia patens  var. patens   "spotted stickseed" same section
01518 Ipomopsis aggregata  var. aggregata   "scarlet gilia" same section
03759 Mertensia brevistyla      "Wasatch bluebells" same section
01517 Oenothera caespitosa  var. marginata   "tufted evening primrose" same section
01515 Phlox longifolia      "long-leaf phlox" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Johnson Pass (Gap) Tooele County, UT 0.7 mi. E 6444  Johnson Pass 
Devils Gate Narrows (Gap) Tooele County, UT 0.8 mi. NW 6158  Johnson Pass 
Blue Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1.3 mi. W   Johnson Pass 
Ahlstrom Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 1.4 mi. W 6004  Johnson Pass 
Willow Springs (Spring) Tooele County, UT 1.5 mi. W 5696  Johnson Pass 
Vickory Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1.6 mi. E   Deseret Peak East 
Sand Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 1.6 mi. W 5784  Johnson Pass 
Pack Springs (Spring) Tooele County, UT 1.7 mi. W 5578  Johnson Pass 
Grantee Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 2.5 mi. NE 6582  Johnson Pass 
Park Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 2.7 mi. SW 5410  Johnson Pass 
Rock Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 2.7 mi. N 7064  Johnson Pass 
Clay Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 2.5 mi. NW 6014  Johnson Pass 
Chokecherry Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 2.9 mi. NE 6529  Deseret Peak East 
Slate Rock Hollow (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.7 mi. NE   Deseret Peak East 
Mud Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 2.7 mi. NW 6093  Johnson Pass 
Terra (Populated Place) Tooele County, UT 2.7 mi. SW 5227  Terra 
Vickory Mountain (Summit) Tooele County, UT 3.7 mi. N 10217  Deseret Peak East 
Stradley Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 3.8 mi. N 7313  Deseret Peak East 
Caldwell Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 3.7 mi. S 5302  Johnson Pass 
Buck Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 4 mi. N 7645  Deseret Peak East 

Links

Taxon Links for species Vicia americana  Muhl. ex Willd.

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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Vicia+americana

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