Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 04371 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
AsteraceaeAsteraceaeAsteraceae  
Species Lactuca tatarica (L.) C.A. Mey.
Infraspecific    var. pulchella (Pursh) Breitung
Common name   blue lettuce
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   s.n.  
Coll. Date 14 July 2000 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Millard County
Locality [Pavant Range], Rock Canyon, up cattle trail, near Maple Grove Campground;
    
Habitat Notes juniper-mountain mahogany community; dry clay 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 39° 0'  40" N, 112° 6'  13" W
Township Range T21S, R2.5W, Sec. 2  
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):

     Lactuca tatarica var. pulchella (Pursh) Breitung

     Lactuca oblongifolia Nutt.
     Lactuca pulchella (Pursh) DC.
     Lactuca tatarica var. heterophylla (Nutt.) Boivin
     Lactuca tatarica ssp. pulchella (Pursh) Stebbins
     Sonchus tataricus L. p.p.

Common Name(s): blue lettuce, blue wild lettuce, chicory lettuce, Russian blue lettuce.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=528669, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Lactuca
                                        Species: Lactuca tatarica
                                            Variety: Lactuca tatarica var. pulchella
                                                

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04371s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00666s2.jpg 
00666
specimen image: 11849s2.jpg 
11849

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09077 Achnatherum hymenoides      "Indian ricegrass" 2.3 mi. S
08292 Aliciella triodon      "coyote gilia" 17.7 mi. S
06845 Allium acuminatum      "taper-tip wild onion" same section
08291 Alyssum desertorum      "desert madwort" 17.7 mi. S
13133 Angelica pinnata      "small-leaf angelica" 35.9 mi. N
12831 Astragalus calycosus  var. calycosus   "Torrey's milkvetch" 43.9 mi. N
06886 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" same section
09066 Astragalus megacarpus  var. parryi   "Parry's bladderpod milkvetch" 3.5 mi. S
09078 Astragalus piutensis      "Marysvale milkvetch" 2.3 mi. S
08294 Atriplex confertifolia      "shadscale saltbush" 17.7 mi. S
01226 Atriplex confertifolia      "shadscale saltbush" 56 mi. S
09071 Boechera holboellii  var. pinetorum  2.3 mi. S
06873 Boechera perennans     same section
09076 Bromus inermis      "smooth brome" 2.3 mi. S
06877 Camelina microcarpa      "littlepod false flax" same section
06839 Castilleja miniata      "giant red Indian paintbrush" 2269 ft. N
06842 Ceanothus martinii      "Martin's ceanothus" 2269 ft. N
06875 Chaenactis douglasii      "Douglas' dusty-maiden" same section
12833 Chaenactis douglasii  var. douglasii   "Douglas' dusty-maiden" 43.9 mi. N
08290 Chorispora tenella      "crossflower" 17.7 mi. S
05298 Cirsium subniveum      "snowy thistle" 18.7 mi. S
09107 Cirsium wheeleri      "Wheeler's thistle" 3.5 mi. S
13225 Cirsium wheeleri      "Wheeler's thistle" 3.5 mi. S
06885 Crepis acuminata      "tapertip hawksbeard" same section
06884 Crepis acuminata      "tapertip hawksbeard" same section
12830 Cryptantha humilis      "round-spiked cat's eye" 43.9 mi. N
08299 Cryptantha recurvata      "curved-nut forget-me-not" 17.7 mi. S
09075 Dactylis glomerata      "orchard grass" 2.3 mi. S
06874 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" same section
08296 Descurainia incisa  var. filipes  17.7 mi. S
06872 Descurainia pinnata  var. osmiarum  same section
08298 Draba cuneifolia  var. cuneifolia   "wedge-leaf whitlow-cress" 17.7 mi. S
06882 Erigeron divergens      "spreading fleabane" same section
06843 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" 2269 ft. N
02363 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" 32.7 mi. S
06883 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" same section
09073 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" 2.3 mi. S
12828 Eriogonum cernuum  var. cernuum   "nodding wild buckwheat" 43.9 mi. N
12829 Eriogonum ovalifolium  var. ovalifolium   "cushion wild buckwheat" 43.9 mi. N
08289 Eriogonum shockleyi      "Shockley's wild buckwheat" 17.7 mi. S
12834 Eriogonum shockleyi      "Shockley's wild buckwheat" 43.9 mi. N
08297 Gilia ophthalmoides      "eyed gilia" 17.7 mi. S
06878 Gilia transmontana      "transmontane gilia" same section
08288 Halogeton glomeratus      "saltlover" 17.7 mi. S
06838 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "Utah sweetvetch" 2269 ft. N
01225 Hilaria jamesii      "James' galleta" 56 mi. S
06879 Hydrophyllum occidentale  var. watsonii  same section
08293 Lappula occidentalis  var. occidentalis   "western stickseed" 17.7 mi. S
12832 Linanthus pungens      "granite prickly phlox" 43.9 mi. N
09070 Linum kingii      "King's flax" 3.2 mi. S
06833 Lomatium dissectum  var. eatonii   "carrotleaf biscuitroot" same section
09068 Lomatium graveolens  var. graveolens   "King's biscuitroot" 3.2 mi. S
09065 Machaeranthera canescens  var. canescens   "gray tansy aster" 3.5 mi. S
06881 Microseris nutans      "nodding silverpuffs" same section
09069 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" 3.2 mi. S
09080 Oenothera cespitosa  var. cespitosa   "tufted evening primrose" 2.3 mi. S
12835 Oenothera cespitosa  var. crinita   "tufted evening primrose" 43.9 mi. N
09079 Penstemon eatonii  var. eatonii  2.3 mi. S
06876 Penstemon eatonii  var. eatonii  same section
09064 Penstemon longiflorus      "long-flowered beardtongue" 3.5 mi. S
09067 Penstemon longiflorus      "long-flowered beardtongue" 3.2 mi. S
06840 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 2269 ft. N
06841 Prunus virginiana      "chokecherry" 2269 ft. N
12827 Purshia mexicana      "Mexico cliffrose" 43.9 mi. N
08295 Rhus aromatica  var. simplicifolia   "skunkbush sumac" 17.7 mi. S
12837 Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia      "gooseberry-leaf globemallow" 43.9 mi. N
06871 Stellaria jamesiana     same section
09074 Taraxacum officinale      "common dandelion" 2.3 mi. S
05299 Tetradymia glabrata      "little-leaf horsebrush" 18.7 mi. S
12836 Verbena bracteata      "bigbract verbena" 43.9 mi. N
09072 Viola canadensis      "Canadian white violet" 2.3 mi. S
06880 Zigadenus paniculatus      "foothill death camas" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Left Fork Rock Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 1002 ft. SE   Scipio Lake 
Cedar Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 2089 ft. NW 8393  Scipio Lake 
Maple Grove (Populated Place) Millard County, UT 0.6 mi. NE 6769  Scipio Lake 
Pharo Ridge (Ridge) Millard County, UT 0.8 mi. SW 8662  Scipio Lake 
Maple Grove Campground (Locale) Millard County, UT 0.8 mi. E 6555  Scipio Lake 
Dry Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.1 mi. N   Scipio Lake 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 0.9 mi. E   Scipio Lake 
Willow Creek Ridge (Ridge) Millard County, UT 1.7 mi. S 8462  Beehive Peak 
Robins Lake (Lake) Millard County, UT 1.8 mi. N 8914  Scipio Lake 
Robins Valley (Basin) Millard County, UT 1.9 mi. NW 8990  Scipio Lake 
Pioneer Administrative Site (Locale) Millard County, UT 1.8 mi. W 9124  Coffee Peak 
Willow Creek Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 2.3 mi. S 7776  Beehive Peak 
Pharo Creek (Stream) Millard County, UT 2.1 mi. NE   Mount Catherine 
Pharo Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.1 mi. NE   Mount Catherine 
Jacks Peak (Summit) Millard County, UT 2.3 mi. SW 9817  Mount Catherine 
Eagle Hollow (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.2 mi. W   Mount Catherine 
Willow Creek Peak (Summit) Millard County, UT 2.8 mi. S 9643  Mount Catherine 
Willow Creek Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.6 mi. SE   Beehive Peak 
Spring Branch Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.9 mi. N   Coffee Peak 
Herbert Ranch (Locale) Millard County, UT 2.5 mi. SE 6421  Beehive Peak 

Links

Taxon Links for species Lactuca tatarica  (L.) C.A. Mey.

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=Lactuca+tatarica

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