Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 04368 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
EuphorbiaceaeEuphorbiaceaeEuphorbiaceae  
Species Euphorbia brachycera Engelm.
Common name   horned spurge
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   s.n.  
Coll. Date 02 July 2000 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah County
Locality South Fork American Fork Canyon.
    
Habitat Notes steep N facing slope, oak community. 
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° 26'  29" N, 111° 36'  59" W
Township Range T4S, R3E, Sec. 28  
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):

     Euphorbia brachycera Engelm.

     Euphorbia brachycera var. robusta (Engelm.) Dorn
     Euphorbia lurida Engelm.
     Euphorbia montana Engelm.
     Euphorbia odontadenia Boiss.
     Euphorbia robusta (Engelm.) Small ex. Britt. & Br.
     Pyrenula leucoplaca (Wallr.) Korber
     Tithymalus brachycera (Engelm.) Small
     Tithymalus montanus (Engelm.) Small
     Tithymalus robustus (Engelm.) Small

Common Name(s): horned spurge.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=28049, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Euphorbiales
                                Family: Euphorbiaceae
                                    Genus: Euphorbia
                                        Species: Euphorbia brachycera
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01936 Aconitum columbianum  var. columbianum   "western monkshood" 1.4 mi. S
01938 Actaea rubra      "red baneberry" 1.4 mi. S
X3714 Agastache urticifolia      "nettle-leaf horse-mint" same section
08852 Allium bisceptrum      "twincrest wild onion" 2252 ft. S
08850 Allium brandegeei      "Brandegee's wild onion" 2252 ft. S
07542 Alopecurus pratensis      "meadow foxtail" 1 mi. SW
01626 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" 1 mi. S
01993 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" 1.4 mi. S
02832 Arnica cordifolia  var. cordifolia   "heart-leaf arnica" same section
15514 Aster engelmannii      "Engelmann's aster" same section
07541 Carex lenticularis  var. lipocarpa   "Kellogg's sedge" 1 mi. SW
00312 Carex microptera      "smallwing sedge" 1.4 mi. NW
15512 Chlorocrambe hastata      "spearhead" same section
03834 Clematis hirsutissima  var. hirsutissima   "sugar bowls" 1 mi. S
13781 Clematis hirsutissima  var. hirsutissima   "sugar bowls" 1 mi. S
08864 Clematis occidentalis  var. grosseserrata   "purple virgins-bower" 1.7 mi. S
08859 Collinsia parviflora      "maiden blue eyed Mary" 1.7 mi. S
13786 Descurainia californica      "Sierra tansy mustard" 1 mi. S
01937 Descurainia californica      "Sierra tansy mustard" 1.4 mi. S
02760 Disporum trachycarpum      "rough-fruited fairy bells" 1.4 mi. NW
07539 Eriogonum heracleoides      "parsnip-flowered wild buckwheat" 1 mi. SW
01744 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" 1.4 mi. NW
13780 Fragaria vesca  var. bracteata   "woodland strawberry" 1 mi. S
07532 Gayophytum racemosum      "blackfoot groundsmoke" 1.9 mi. SW
01776 Hackelia floribunda      "many-flowered stickseed" same section
07530 Hackelia floribunda      "many-flowered stickseed" 1.9 mi. SW
13783 Hackelia floribunda      "many-flowered stickseed" 1 mi. S
13577 Hackelia micrantha      "small-flowered stickseed" same section
02925 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "Utah sweetvetch" 1.4 mi. NW
08856 Hesperochiron pumilus      "dwarf hesperochiron" 2252 ft. S
13772 Hydrophyllum capitatum  var. capitatum   "purple cat's breeches" same section
08860 Lathyrus lanszwertii  var. laetivirens   "plateau vetchling" 1.7 mi. S
13785 Lathyrus lanszwertii  var. pallescens   "pale Lanszwert's vetchling" 1 mi. S
07540 Leucopoa kingii      "spike fescue" 1 mi. SW
13771 Lithophragma glabrum      "bulbous woodland-star" same section
08849 Lithophragma glabrum      "bulbous woodland-star" 2252 ft. S
08861 Lithophragma parviflorum      "small-flowered woodland-star" 1.7 mi. S
13770 Lithophragma parviflorum      "small-flowered woodland-star" same section
X3708 Lupinus argenteus  var. argentatus   "silvery lupine" same section
07529 Melica bulbosa      "onion-grass" 1.9 mi. SW
13776 Mertensia arizonica      "aspen bluebells" same section
08855 Montia chamissoi      "water minerslettuce" 2252 ft. S
08854 Nemophila breviflora      "basin nemophila" 2252 ft. S
07528 Poa nervosa  var. wheeleri   "Wheeler's bluegrass" 1.9 mi. SW
02924 Polygonum douglasii  var. johnstonii  1.4 mi. NW
07538 Potentilla gracilis  var. fastigiata   "slender cinquefoil" 1 mi. SW
01935 Pteridium aquilinum      "western bracken fern" 1.4 mi. S
13779 Ranunculus alismifolius  var. montanus   "waterplantain buttercup" 1 mi. S
08858 Ranunculus inamoenus      "graceful buttercup" 1.7 mi. S
01930 Rudbeckia occidentalis      "western coneflower" 1.4 mi. S
15513 Rudbeckia occidentalis      "western coneflower" same section
01931 Rumex crispus      "curly dock" 1.4 mi. S
01932 Rumex salicifolius      "willow dock" 1.4 mi. S
13782 Sambucus racemosa  var. microbotrys  1 mi. S
08862 Senecio crocatus      "saffron ragwort" 1.7 mi. S
00486 Senecio integerrimus  var. exaltatus   "Columbia ragwort" 1.4 mi. NW
13777 Senecio integerrimus  var. exaltatus   "Columbia ragwort" same section
01939 Sidalcea oregana      "Oregon checkerbloom" 1.4 mi. S
13769 Smilacina stellata      "starry false Solomon's Seal" same section
01933 Smilacina stellata      "starry false Solomon's Seal" 1.4 mi. S
08863 Taraxacum officinale      "common dandelion" 1.7 mi. S
07531 Thalictrum fendleri      "Fendler's meadow-rue" 1.9 mi. SW
01934 Thalictrum fendleri      "Fendler's meadow-rue" 1.4 mi. S
13784 Thalictrum fendleri      "Fendler's meadow-rue" 1 mi. S
08857 Thelypodium sagittatum  var. sagittatum   "arrow thelypody" 1.7 mi. S
07543 Thelypodium sagittatum  var. sagittatum   "arrow thelypody" 1 mi. SW
X3709 Urtica dioica  var. occidentalis  same section
07544 Valeriana edulis      "tobacco root" 1 mi. SW
08848 Valeriana occidentalis      "western valerian" 2252 ft. S
13773 Valeriana occidentalis      "western valerian" same section
13774 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" same section
08851 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" 2252 ft. S
13775 Viola purpurea  var. venosa  same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Forest Camp (Locale) Utah County, UT 1913 ft. SW 7710  Aspen Grove 
Summit Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. S 8068  Aspen Grove 
Mud Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. N 8045  Aspen Grove 
Lame Horse Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1 mi. S 7920  Aspen Grove 
Big Tree Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. S 7799  Aspen Grove 
Altamont Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. SW 7248  Timpanogos Cave 
Timpooneke Guard Station (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. SW 7300  Timpanogos Cave 
Timpooneke Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. SW 7363  Timpanogos Cave 
Pine Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. W   Aspen Grove 
Mutual Dell (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. W 6503  Timpanogos Cave 
Bear Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. W   Timpanogos Cave 
Mutual Dell Organization Camp (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. W 6470  Timpanogos Cave 
Scout Falls (Falls) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. SW 8334  Timpanogos Cave 
Pine Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. SE 7389  Aspen Grove 
Mount Timpanogos Trail (Trail) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. S 7051  Aspen Grove 
Mount Timpanogos Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. S 6952  Aspen Grove 
Theater in the Pines (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. S 6880  Aspen Grove 
Giant Staircase (Slope) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. SW 8449  Timpanogos Cave 
Primrose Cirque (Basin) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. S 8173  Aspen Grove 
Alpine Summer School (School) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. S 6838  Aspen Grove 

Links

Taxon Links for species Euphorbia brachycera  Engelm.

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=Euphorbia+brachycera

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