Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 04998 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
BrassicaceaeBrassicaceaeBrassicaceae  
Species Alyssum desertorum Stapf
Common name   desert madwort
Collector(s)
K.T. Harper   2001-20  
Coll. Date 20 April 2001 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Salt Lake County
Locality Mountain slopes just east of University of Utah, Salt Lake City.
    
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° 45'  36" N, 111° 50'  35" W
Township Range T1S, R1E, Sec. 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).

Taxonomy


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

     Alyssum desertorum Stapf

Common Name(s): desert alyssum, desert madwort.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=23032, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Capparales
                                Family: Brassicaceae
                                    Genus: Alyssum
                                        Species: Alyssum desertorum
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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07139
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08291
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09373
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10589
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12469
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12633
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12633
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15854
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15897
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15897
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15897

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Salt Lake County, UT 870 ft. E 4774  Fort Douglas 
Veterans Administration Hospital (Hospital) Salt Lake County, UT 1125 ft. SE 4748  Fort Douglas 
Mount Olivet Reservoir (Reservoir) Salt Lake County, UT 1411 ft. SW 4662  Fort Douglas 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Salt Lake County, UT 2022 ft. E 4833  Fort Douglas 
University of Utah (School) Salt Lake County, UT 2355 ft. NW 4695  Fort Douglas 
United States Forest Service Airport (Airport) Salt Lake County, UT 2732 ft. SW 4643  Fort Douglas 
Veterans Administration Hospital Heliport (Airport) Salt Lake County, UT 2376 ft. SE 4780  Fort Douglas 
Sunnyside Park (Park) Salt Lake County, UT 0.6 mi. S 4682  Fort Douglas 
Mount Olivet Cemetery (Cemetery) Salt Lake County, UT 2717 ft. SW 4616  Fort Douglas 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Salt Lake County, UT 0.6 mi. S 4692  Fort Douglas 
Fort Douglas Post Chapel (Church) Salt Lake County, UT 0.6 mi. NE 4902  Fort Douglas 
University Village (Populated Place) Salt Lake County, UT 0.7 mi. SE 4741  Fort Douglas 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Salt Lake County, UT 0.6 mi. NW 4629  Fort Douglas 
Fort Douglas (Populated Place) Salt Lake County, UT 0.6 mi. E 4915  Fort Douglas 
University Baptist Church (Church) Salt Lake County, UT 0.6 mi. W 4587  Fort Douglas 
University Hospital Chapel (Church) Salt Lake County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 4944  Fort Douglas 
Douglas School (School) Salt Lake County, UT 0.7 mi. SW 4544  Fort Douglas 
Fraternity Park (subdivision) (Populated Place) Salt Lake County, UT 0.9 mi. N 4912  Fort Douglas 
First Baptist Church (Church) Salt Lake County, UT 0.7 mi. SW 4554  Fort Douglas 
University of Utah Hospital (Hospital) Salt Lake County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 4954  Fort Douglas 

Links

Taxon Links for species Alyssum desertorum  Stapf

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=Alyssum+desertorum

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