Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 04481 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolygonaceaePolygonaceaePolygonaceae  
Species Polygonum persicaria L.
Common name   spotted ladysthumb
Collector(s)
K.T. Harper   s.n.  
   with D. Carter, D.M. Barnes, R. Van Buren
Coll. Date 26 July 2000 
Geography United States.  Utah.  San Juan County
Locality Elk Ridge Road (FR 088), Gooseberry Guard Station, in pond S of station; 
 
Elev.: 8739 ft. (2664 m.)
Habitat Notes pinyon, ponderosa pine, aspen; wet pond margin. 
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 37° 48'  N, 109° 46'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)

Taxonomy


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

     Polygonum persicaria L.

     Persicaria maculata (Raf.) S.F. Gray
     Persicaria persicaria (L.) Small
     Persicaria ruderalis (Salisb.) C.F. Reed
     Persicaria ruderalis var. vulgaris (Webb & Moq.) C.F. Reed
     Persicaria vulgaris Webb & Moq.
     Polygonum dubium Stein
     Polygonum fusiforme Greene
     Polygonum minus auct. non Huds.
     Polygonum minus var. subcontinuum (Meisn.) Fern.
     Polygonum persicaria var. angustifolium Beckh.
     Polygonum persicaria var. ruderale (Salisb.) Meisn.
     Polygonum puritanorum Fern.

Common Name(s): ladysthumb, lady's-thumb, ladysthumb smartweed, smartweed, spotted knotweed, spotted ladysthumb, spotted smartweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=20915, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Polygonales
                                Family: Polygonaceae
                                    Genus: Polygonum
                                        Species: Polygonum persicaria
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04481s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02603s1.jpg 
02603
specimen image: 03922s1.jpg 
03922
specimen image: 03925s1.jpg 
03925

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
04473 Arnica longifolia      "spearleaf arnica" same section
04466 Cerastium fontanum  ssp. vulgare   "big mouse-ear chickweed" same section
04465 Mentha arvensis      "wild mint" same section
04491 Pterospora andromedea      "woodland pinedrops" 1.2 mi. S
04474 Symphyotrichum spathulatum      "western mountain aster" same section
04528 Utricularia vulgaris     same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Poso Pasture (Flat) San Juan County, UT 0.6 mi. W 8488  Poison Canyon 
Duck Lake (Lake) San Juan County, UT 0.9 mi. N 8698  Poison Canyon 
Duck Lake Point of Interest (Locale) San Juan County, UT 1.1 mi. N 8708  Poison Canyon 
North Elk Ridge (Ridge) San Juan County, UT 1.2 mi. N 8770  Poison Canyon 
Gooseberry Ranger Station (Locale) San Juan County, UT 1.6 mi. N 8537  Poison Canyon 
Redd Pasture (Flat) San Juan County, UT 1.3 mi. W 8540  Poison Canyon 
North Notch Spring (Spring) San Juan County, UT 2.7 mi. S 8550  Poison Canyon 
Chimney Park (Flat) San Juan County, UT 2.7 mi. S 7753  Poison Canyon 
Chimney Park (Area) San Juan County, UT 2.9 mi. S 7356  Poison Canyon 
Sego Flat (Flat) San Juan County, UT 2.9 mi. N 8750  Poison Canyon 
Sego Spring (Spring) San Juan County, UT 3 mi. N 8741  Poison Canyon 
Black Bean Mine (Mine) San Juan County, UT 2.7 mi. E 6683  Chippean Rocks 
Deadman Point (Cape) Grand County, UT 2.8 mi. W 8695  Poison Canyon 
Horse Flat (Flat) San Juan County, UT 2.9 mi. SE 7123  Chippean Rocks 
Round Mountain (Summit) San Juan County, UT 3.4 mi. N 8419  Chippean Rocks 
The Notch (Gap) San Juan County, UT 3.6 mi. S 7491  Kigalia Point 
Avalanche Mine (Mine) San Juan County, UT 2.9 mi. E 6713  Chippean Rocks 
Drift Trail Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 3.4 mi. SW   Poison Canyon 
Reef of Rocks (Ridge) San Juan County, UT 3.4 mi. E 7855  Chippean Rocks 
Scorup Cabin Point of Interest (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.7 mi. SW 7261  Poison Canyon 

Links

Taxon Links for species Polygonum persicaria  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

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

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