Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 01646 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Cardaria draba (L.) Desv.
Infraspecific    var. repens (Schrenk) O.E. Schulz
Common name   lens-podded whitetop
S. Freeman   s.n.  
Coll. Date 12 June 1995 
United States
Locality Day's Canyon.
     Elev.: 5400 ft. (1646 m.)
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° 9'  55" N, 111° 28'  16" W
Township Range T7S, R4E, Sec. 34  
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):

     Cardaria chalapensis (L.) Hand.-Maz.

     Cardaria draba ssp. chalapensis (L.) O.E. Schulz
     Cardaria draba var. repens (Schrenk) O.E. Schulz
     Lepidium repens (Schrenk) Boiss.

Common Name(s): heartpod hoarycress, hoary cress, lens podded hoary cress, lenspod whitetop, lens-podded hoary whitetop, peppergrass, whitetop, whiteweed, hoary cress.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=23071, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01646s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00748s3.jpg 
specimen image: 00798s3.jpg 
specimen image: 00892s3.jpg 
specimen image: 01507s2.jpg 
specimen image: 01608s3.jpg 
specimen image: 01666s3.jpg 
specimen image: 01775s2.jpg 
specimen image: 01833s3.jpg 
specimen image: 13445s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13685s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01648 Arnica cordifolia      "heart-leaf arnica" same section
01645 Cynoglossum officinale      "gypsyflower" same section
15311 Equisetum       "horsetail" 1.4 mi. E
02756 Fragaria vesca  var. bracteata   "woodland strawberry" same section
02755 Lithophragma parviflorum      "small-flowered woodland-star" same section
02848 Lithospermum ruderale      "western stoneseed" 1 mi. E
01650 Mitella stauropetala  var. stenopetala   "drywoods miterwort" same section
01652 Montia perfoliata  var. perfoliata  same section
01651 Smilacina racemosa      "false Solomon's Seal" same section
01649 Stellaria jamesiana     same section
02751 Thermopsis montana      "mountain goldenbanner" same section
01647 Thermopsis montana      "mountain goldenbanner" same section
02757 Valeriana occidentalis      "western valerian" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Hobble Creek Guard Station (Locale) Utah County, UT 1878 ft. NW 5315  Granger Mountain 
Days Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2134 ft. N   Granger Mountain 
Cherry Picnic Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 2138 ft. NW 5250  Granger Mountain 
Left Fork Days Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. SE   Granger Mountain 
Right Fork Days Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. SE   Granger Mountain 
Sulphur Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. N 5476  Granger Mountain 
Birch Picnic Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. NE 5453  Granger Mountain 
Camp Hobble Creek (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. W 5109  Granger Mountain 
Kellys Grove Picnic Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. W 5056  Granger Mountain 
Right Fork Hobble Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. W   Two Tom Hill 
Left Fork Hobble Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. W   Twin Peaks 
Lions Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. W   Springville 
Pole Heaven (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. N   Springville 
Spillway Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2 mi. W   Springville 
Grindstone Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. SW 6844  Granger Mountain 
Grindstone Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2 mi. W   Granger Mountain 
Kirkman Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. NE   Granger Mountain 
Bartholomew Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. N   Springville 
Water Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. NW   Springville 
Cedar Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. NE   Granger Mountain 


Taxon Links for species Cardaria draba  (L.) Desv.

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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