Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04370 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Lythrum salicaria L.
Common name   purple loosestrife
D.M. Barnes   s.n.  
Coll. Date 04 July 2000 
United States
Locality West Bountiful, Water Fowl Management area.
Habitat Notes wet marsh. 
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° 55'  10" N, 111° 54'  0.01" W
Township Range T2N, R1W, Sec. 12 SW 1/4  
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):

     Lythrum salicaria L.

     Lythrum salicaria var. gracilior Turcz.
     Lythrum salicaria var. tomentosum (P. Mill.) DC.
     Lythrum salicaria var. vulgare DC.

Common Name(s): purple loosestrife, purple loosestrife or lythrum, purple lythrum, rainbow weed, salicaire, spiked loosestrife.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=27079, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Myrtales
                                Family: Lythraceae
                                    Genus: Lythrum
                                        Species: Lythrum salicaria


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04370s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 13460s1.jpg 
specimen image: 14060s1.jpg 
specimen image: 14060a1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
04412 Cynodon dactylon      "Bermuda grass" same section
04367 Sorghum halepense      "Johnson grass" same section
04369 Verbena hastata      "swamp verbena" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Charnell (subdivision) (Populated Place) Davis County, UT 2052 ft. S 4226  Farmington 
Sport Sales Plaza (subdivision) (Populated Place) Davis County, UT 1961 ft. NE 4223  Farmington 
H and H Commercial Park (Locale) Davis County, UT 2029 ft. NE 4223  Farmington 
Excel Industrial Park (Locale) Davis County, UT 2556 ft. N 4213  Farmington 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Davis County, UT 2623 ft. S 4236  Farmington 
Hillwest (subdivision) (Populated Place) Davis County, UT 0.7 mi. S 4242  Farmington 
Golden West (subdivision) (Populated Place) Davis County, UT 0.7 mi. S 4232  Farmington 
Valencia (Populated Place) Davis County, UT 0.8 mi. S 4229  Farmington 
Susie Ranch (subdivision) (Populated Place) Davis County, UT 0.8 mi. S 4252  Farmington 
Applewood Estates (subdivision) (Populated Place) Davis County, UT 0.7 mi. NE 4242  Farmington 
Deuel Creek Estates (subdivision) (Populated Place) Davis County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 4239  Farmington 
Center Village (subdivision) (Populated Place) Davis County, UT 0.8 mi. E 4252  Farmington 
Casa Verde Estates (subdivision) (Populated Place) Davis County, UT 1 mi. S 4252  Farmington 
Placid Cove (subdivision) (Populated Place) Davis County, UT 0.9 mi. SE 4262  Farmington 
The Pines (subdivision) (Populated Place) Davis County, UT 0.9 mi. NE 4239  Farmington 
Willowbrook Farm (subdivision) (Populated Place) Davis County, UT 1.1 mi. S 4232  Farmington 
Parrish Park (subdivision) (Populated Place) Davis County, UT 0.8 mi. E 4262  Farmington 
Old Farm Estates (Populated Place) Davis County, UT 1.1 mi. S 4252  Farmington 
Homestead Condominium (Populated Place) Davis County, UT 1 mi. SE 4269  Farmington 
Gold (subdivision) (Populated Place) Davis County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 4265  Farmington 


Taxon Links for species Lythrum salicaria  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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