Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 04185 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
ApiaceaeApiaceaeApiaceae  
Species Osmorhiza occidentalis (Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray) Torr.
Common name   western sweetroot
Collector(s)
K.T. Harper   s.n.  
Coll. Date 26 June 1973 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Nevada
Eureka County
Locality Roberts Creek Mountain, Pete Hanson Creek.
     Elev.: 9500 ft. (2896 m.)
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 39° 52'  12" N, 116° 18'  50" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)

Taxonomy


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

     Osmorhiza occidentalis (Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray) Torr.

     Glycosma occidentalis Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray
     Osmorhiza ambigua (Gray) Coult. & Rose

Common Name(s): sweetanise, western sweetroot.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=29792, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Apiales
                                Family: Apiaceae
                                    Genus: Osmorhiza
                                        Species: Osmorhiza occidentalis
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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00761
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00847
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00884
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01807
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01897
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07476
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09304
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09543
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11016
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11016
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11016
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11184
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11184
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11184
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12929
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13086
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13819

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
04168 Achnatherum lettermanii      "Letterman's needlegrass" same section
04184 Actaea rubra      "red baneberry" same section
04183 Actaea rubra      "red baneberry" same section
04171 Aquilegia formosa  var. formosa   "western columbine" same section
04173 Chaenactis douglasii      "Douglas' dusty-maiden" same section
04167 Elymus elymoides  subsp. californicus   "California squirreltail" same section
04172 Heuchera parvifolia      "little-leaf alumroot" same section
04187 Leucopoa kingii      "spike fescue" same section
04174 Lygodesmia spinosa      "thorn skeletonweed" same section
04169 Poa fendleriana  subsp. longiligula   "muttongrass" same section
04186 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" same section
04170 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Roberts Creek Mountain (Summit) Eureka County, NV 1302 ft. E 9978  Roberts Creek Mountain 
Cooper Peak (Summit) Eureka County, NV 1.6 mi. N 9416  Cooper Peak 
Summer Camp (Locale) Eureka County, NV 2.6 mi. S 7359  Roberts Creek Mountain 
Roberts Mountains (Range) Eureka County, NV 2.7 mi. SW 7707  Roberts Creek Mountain 
Upper Dry Creek Spring (Spring) Eureka County, NV 2.9 mi. NE 7546  Cooper Peak 
Antelope Mining District (Civil) Eureka County, NV 2.8 mi. W 7838  Roberts Creek Mountain 
Western Peak (Summit) Eureka County, NV 3.6 mi. N 8836  Cooper Peak 
Lower Dry Creek Spring (Spring) Eureka County, NV 3.9 mi. NE 6861  Cooper Peak 
Lead Bar Mine (Mine) Eureka County, NV 4.3 mi. NE 7166  Cooper Peak 
Upper Tonkin Creek Spring (Spring) Eureka County, NV 5 mi. NW 6529  Tonkin Summit 
Niel Creek (Stream) Eureka County, NV 5.3 mi. NW   Cooper Peak 
Lower Tonkin Creek Spring (Spring) Eureka County, NV 5.4 mi. NW 6487  Tonkin Summit 
Pete Hanson Canyon (Valley) Eureka County, NV 5.6 mi. NW   Roberts Creek Mountain 
East Cottonwood Springs (Spring) Eureka County, NV 6.2 mi. SW 7543  Three Bar Ranch 
Deer Spring (Spring) Eureka County, NV 6.7 mi. SW 7996  Three Bar Ranch 

Links

Taxon Links for species Osmorhiza occidentalis  (Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray) Torr.

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=Osmorhiza+occidentalis

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