Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 00068 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
BrassicaceaeBrassicaceaeBrassicaceae  
Species Descurainia californica (A. Gray) O.E. Schulz
Common name   Sierra tansy mustard
Collector(s)
J.G. Harris   2051  
Coll. Date 25 July 1988 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah
Locality Loafer Mountain, high subalpine ridge, below summit.
     Elev.: 9381 ft. (2860 m.)
Habitat Notes dry talus slope. 
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 39° 57'  49" N, 111° 37'  22" W
Township Range T10S, R3E, Sec. 5  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Descurainia californica (Gray) O.E. Schulz

Common Name(s): Sierra tansymustard, Sierran tansy mustard, Sierran tansymustard.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=22821, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 00068s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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00625
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00812
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00815
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00904
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01937
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01968
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06572
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06612
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08931
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13786

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
00689 Achnatherum nelsonii  ssp. nelsonii   "Nelson's needlegrass" 2 mi. S
00069 Agastache urticifolia      "nettle-leaf horse-mint" same section
00688 Agastache urticifolia      "nettle-leaf horse-mint" 2 mi. S
01974 Agoseris aurantiaca  var. purpurea   "orange agoseris" same section
04595 Agrostis humilis      "alpine bentgrass" 2 mi. SE
00058 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "white Colorado columbine" same section
00925 Arnica parryi      "Parry's arnica" same section
00692 Arrhenatherum elatius      "tall oat-grass" 2 mi. S
04591 Bromus carinatus      "California brome" 2 mi. SE
02433 Callitriche hermaphroditica      "northern water-starwort" 2.1 mi. S
05693 Callitriche hermaphroditica      "northern water-starwort" 2.1 mi. S
00919 Calochortus nuttallii      "sego lily" same section
00681 Cardamine cordifolia  var. cordifolia   "heart-leaf bittercress" 2 mi. S
04133 Carex egglestonii      "Eggleston's sedge" same section
00684 Carex microptera      "smallwing sedge" 2 mi. S
00917 Carex microptera      "smallwing sedge" same section
04601 Carex phaeocephala      "dunhead sedge" 2 mi. SE
01982 Castilleja applegatei  var. viscida   "sticky Applegate's paintbrush" same section
00922 Castilleja rhexiifolia  var. rhexiifolia   "meadow-beauty paintbrush" same section
00070 Castilleja sulphurea      "sulphur paintbrush" same section
00679 Catabrosa aquatica      "water whorlgrass" 2 mi. S
01975 Chaenactis douglasii      "Douglas' dusty-maiden" same section
00690 Conium maculatum      "poison hemlock" 2 mi. S
14906 Convolvulus arvensis      "field bindweed" 1.9 mi. SE
01981 Crepis acuminata      "tapertip hawksbeard" same section
00918 Cystopteris fragilis      "brittle bladderfern" same section
00677 Dactylis glomerata      "orchardgrass" 2 mi. S
00067 Delphinium occidentale      "western larkspur" same section
00926 Epilobium angustifolium     same section
00680 Epilobium glandulosum     2 mi. S
01983 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" same section
00638 Erigeron speciosus      "aspen fleabane" 1 mi. SE
00660 Erigeron speciosus      "aspen fleabane" 2 mi. S
00923 Erigeron subtrinervis      "three-nerved fleabane" same section
01973 Erigeron uintahensis      "Uinta fleabane" same section
01987 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. grayi   "Gray's wild buckwheat" same section
00640 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. majus   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" 1 mi. SE
01986 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. umbellatum   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" same section
00687 Gayophytum decipiens      "deceptive groundsmoke" 2 mi. S
00921 Hackelia floribunda      "many-flowered stickseed" same section
01980 Helianthella uniflora      "one-flowered little sunflower" same section
00645 Helianthella uniflora      "one-flowered little sunflower" 2 mi. S
02783 Heracleum lanatum      "common cow parsnip" 1 mi. SE
00920 Heuchera parvifolia      "little-leaf alumroot" same section
00685 Hordeum brachyantherum  ssp. brachyantherum   "meadow barley" 2 mi. S
00678 Juncus arcticus  ssp. littoralis   "mountain rush" 2 mi. S
01977 Leucopoa kingii      "spike fescue" same section
01978 Ligusticum filicinum      "fernleaf licorice-root" same section
01989 Lupinus argenteus  var. rubricaulis   "red-stemmed silvery lupine" same section
14904 Mertensia       "bluebells" 1.9 mi. SE
01988 Monardella odoratissima      "mountain monardella" same section
00639 Orthocarpus tolmiei      "Tolmie's owl's-clover" 1 mi. SE
01976 Orthocarpus tolmiei      "Tolmie's owl's-clover" same section
01990 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" same section
00641 Penstemon subglaber      "smooth beardtongue" 1 mi. SE
00915 Penstemon whippleanus      "Whipple's beardtongue" same section
00635 Phacelia hastata      "silverleaf scorpionweed" 2 mi. S
01985 Phacelia heterophylla  var. heterophylla   "Varyleaf phacelia" same section
00642 Phleum pratense      "timothy" 2 mi. S
04600 Poa pratensis      "Kentucky bluegrass" 2 mi. SE
02784 Polemonium foliosissimum  var. foliosissimum   "towering Jacob's-ladder" 1 mi. SE
01979 Polemonium foliosissimum  var. foliosissimum   "towering Jacob's-ladder" same section
00924 Potentilla glandulosa  var. pseudorupestris   "rock-loving sticky cinquefoil" same section
00843 Ranunculus orthorhynchus  var. platyphyllus  2 mi. S
00643 Rorippa tenerrima      "Modoc yellowcress" 1 mi. SE
00836 Rumex patientia      "patience dock" 2 mi. S
00644 Rumex salicifolius      "willow dock" 2 mi. S
04378 Sanguisorba minor      "small burnet" 1 mi. SE
00691 Scrophularia lanceolata      "spear-leaf figwort" 2 mi. S
01984 Sedum debile      "orpine stonecrop" same section
00072 Senecio serra  var. serra   "tall ragwort" same section
00682 Sidalcea oregana      "Oregon checkerbloom" 2 mi. S
00927 Silene douglasii      "Douglas's catchfly" same section
00683 Tragopogon dubius      "yellow salsify" 2 mi. S
00916 Valeriana acutiloba      "sharpleaf valerian" same section
04351 Veronica americana      "American speedwell" 2 mi. S
00686 Veronica americana      "American speedwell" 2 mi. S
00071 Viguiera multiflora  var. multiflora   "Showy goldeneye" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Loafer Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 1 mi. N 10309  Birdseye 
Mud Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1 mi. SW   Birdseye 
Santaquin Peak (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. N 10617  Birdseye 
Deer Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. SE   Birdseye 
Mahogany Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. E 8088  Birdseye 
Bennie Creek Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. S 8153  Payson Lakes 
Big East Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. S 7848  Payson Lakes 
Big East Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. S 7848  Payson Lakes 
McClellan Lake (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 2 mi. SW 7727  Payson Lakes 
McClellan Lake Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 2 mi. SW 7727  Payson Lakes 
Payson Lakes (Lake) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. SW 7874  Payson Lakes 
Jones Ranch Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2 mi. SW   Payson Lakes 
Box Lake (Lake) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. SW 7832  Payson Lakes 
Payson Lakes Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. S 7970  Payson Lakes 
Payson Lake Guard Station (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. S 8061  Payson Lakes 
Left Fork Loafer Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. NW   Birdseye 
Right Fork Loafer Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. NW   Payson Lakes 
Left Fork Maple Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. N   Birdseye 
Right Fork Maple Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. N   Birdseye 
Left Fork Crab Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. E   Birdseye 

Links

Taxon Links for species Descurainia californica  (A. Gray) O.E. Schulz

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=Descurainia+californica

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