Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 01797 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Melilotus officinalis (L.) Lam.
Common name   yellow sweetclover
Collector(s)
K. Cook   s.n.  
Coll. Date 21 June 1995 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Utah County
Locality on roadside near river at the mouth of American Fork Canyon. 
 
Habitat Notes streamsides, irrigation canals, marsh lands, lake shores, hillsides, riparian habitats; in mountain brush, juniper, aspen, spruce-fir community in rocky 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 40° 25'  37" N, 111° 43'  47" W
Township Range T4S, R2E, Sec. 33  
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):

     Melilotus officinalis (L.) Lam.

     Melilotus albus Medik.
     Melilotus albus var. annuus Coe

Common Name(s): yellow sweetclover, yellow sweet-clover.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=26150, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Melilotus
                                        Species: Melilotus officinalis
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01797s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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00425
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00426
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01131
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01449
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01533
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02526
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02605
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03372
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12967

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
07193 Ambrosia acanthicarpa      "flatspine bur ragweed" 1.6 mi. W
01782 Amelanchier utahensis      "Utah serviceberry" same section
03903 Asclepias asperula      "spider milkweed" 1 mi. E
14934 Berberis repens      "Oregongrape" same section
13669 Betula occidentalis      "water birch" same section
03902 Brickellia oblongifolia  var. linifolia   "narrow-leaf brickellbush" 1 mi. E
01775 Cardaria draba  var. repens   "lens-podded whitetop" same section
03896 Chaetopappa ericoides      "rose-heath" 1 mi. E
03899 Cirsium undulatum  var. undulatum   "wavy-leaf thistle" 1 mi. E
14933 Corallorhiza striata      "hooded coralroot" same section
05241 Daucus carota  ssp. carota   "Queen Anne's lace" 1 mi. E
07194 Erigeron arenarioides      "sand fleabane" 1.6 mi. W
03070 Fendlerella utahnesis      "Utah Fendlerella" 1.4 mi. NW
14931 Fritillaria atropurpurea      "leopard-lily" same section
05243 Gaura parviflora     1 mi. E
04354 Glyceria striata      "fowl mannagrass" 1 mi. N
03897 Grindelia squarrosa  var. serrulata   "curlycup gumweed" 1 mi. E
04321 Haplopappus watsonii  var. rydbergii   "Rydberg's goldenbush" 1.4 mi. NW
15302 Hydrophyllum       "waterleaf" 1.8 mi. S
03073 Jamesia americana  var. macrocalyx   "fivepetal cliffbush" 1.4 mi. NW
13625 Linaria dalmatica      "Dalmatian toadflax" 1.9 mi. NW
13623 Linum perenne      "blue flax" 1.9 mi. NW
03901 Lygodesmia grandiflora  var. dianthopsis   "Antelope Island skeleton plant" 1 mi. E
13670 Malcolmia africana      "African mustard" same section
03904 Mentzelia dispersa      "bushy blazingstar" 1 mi. E
02844 Mentzelia rusbyi      "Rusby's blazingstar" 1 mi. E
14948 Noccaea montana      "alpine pennycress" 1.9 mi. NW
15291 Oenothera caespitosa      "tufted evening primrose" 2909 ft. NE
05242 Pastinaca sativa      "wild parsnip" 1 mi. E
01785 Penstemon eatonii  var. eatonii  same section
01768 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" same section
04320 Petradoria pumila  var. pumila   "common rock goldenrod" 1.4 mi. NW
13668 Populus angustifolia      "narrow-leaf cottonwood" same section
01796 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" same section
15301 Smilacina racemosa     same section
04319 Sphaeromeria diversifolia      "separate-leaf chickensage" 1.4 mi. NW
03906 Stanleya pinnata  var. pinnata   "desert princesplume" 1 mi. E
04322 Stephanomeria pauciflora      "brownplume wirelettuce" 1.4 mi. NW
15060 Ulmus pumila      "Siberian elm" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cattle Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. NE   Timpanogos Cave 
Riverside Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 5430  Timpanogos Cave 
Utah Valley (Basin) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. W 5250  Lehi 
Mahogany Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. SE 8911  Timpanogos Cave 
Hidden Lake (Lake) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. NE 7123  Timpanogos Cave 
Timpanogos Cave National Monument (Park) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. NE 6372  Timpanogos Cave 
Swinging Bridge Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. NE   Timpanogos Cave 
Heisetts Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. SW   Timpanogos Cave 
American Fork Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. NW   Dromedary Peak 
Timpanogos Cave Visitor Center (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 5683  Timpanogos Cave 
Cedar Hills (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. SW 4958  Lehi 
Smooth Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. NW   Timpanogos Cave 
House Rock Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. NE 5679  Timpanogos Cave 
Preston Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. NW   Timpanogos Cave 
Merideth Ditch (Canal) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. W 4961  Lehi 
Willow Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. N   Timpanogos Cave 
Pleasant Grove Ditch (Canal) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. W 4944  Lehi 
Burned Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. NE   Timpanogos Cave 
Nielson Ditch (Canal) Utah County, UT 2 mi. W 5023  Lehi 
Murdock Canal (Canal) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. S 4977  Timpanogos Cave 

Links

Taxon Links for species Melilotus officinalis  (L.) Lam.

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=Melilotus+officinalis

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