Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05168 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Lepidium densiflorum Schrad.
Infraspecific    var. densiflorum 
Common name   common peppercress
Donna M. Barnes   660  
   with R. Jolley
Coll. Date 07 May 2001 
United States
Kane County
Locality "Johnson's Wash", [Kanab Creek Canyon, S of John R Canyon, N of US Highway 89];
     Elev.: 5412 ft. (1650 m.)
Habitat Notes stream bottom, with willows. 
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° 8'  30" N, 112° 32'  20" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Lepidium densiflorum var. densiflorum Schrad.

     Lepidium densiflorum var. typicum Thellung
     Lepidium neglectum Thellung
     Lepidium texanum Buckl.

Common Name(s): common pepperweed, miner's pepperwort.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=528716, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Capparales
                                Family: Brassicaceae
                                    Genus: Lepidium
                                        Species: Lepidium densiflorum
                                            Variety: Lepidium densiflorum var. densiflorum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05168s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00045s2.jpg 
specimen image: 04003s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07525s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08172s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08262s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10285s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10534s2.jpg 
specimen image: 12806d1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05430 Artemisia ludoviciana  var. albula   "Louisiana wormwood" 1.5 mi. E
05169 Cardamine breweri      "Brewer's bittercress" same section
05869 Coryphantha vivipara      "common foxtail cactus" same section
05171 Dimorphocarpa wislizeni      "Wislizen's spectacle pod" same section
17987 Eriogonum microthecum  var. simpsonii   "Simpson's wild buckwheat" 1487 ft. N
05091 Ranunculus sceleratus  var. multifidus   "blister buttercup" same section
17986 Salix       "willow" 1487 ft. N
05170 Salix boothii      "Booth's willow" same section
17985 Salix lasiolepis      "arroyo willow" 1487 ft. N
17984 Salix lasiolepis      "arroyo willow" 1487 ft. N
17983 Salix lucida      "shining willow" 1487 ft. N
05070 Scirpus pungens  var. longispicatus  same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
John R Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 2082 ft. N   Cutler Point 
Big Lake (Lake) Kane County, UT 1.1 mi. N 5345  White Tower 
Brown Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 1.1 mi. NE   Bald Knoll 
Three Lakes (Lake) Kane County, UT 1.6 mi. W 5509  White Tower 
John R Flat (Flat) Kane County, UT 1.6 mi. E 5807  White Tower 
West Fork Three Lakes Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 1.7 mi. W   White Tower 
Three Lakes Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.2 mi. S   White Tower 
Red Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.5 mi. N   White Tower 
Cave Lakes Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.1 mi. SW   Kanab 
Tiny Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 3 mi. S   Kanab 
North Fork Hog Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.9 mi. S   Thompson Point 
Hog Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 4.2 mi. S   Thompson Point 
The Sand Hills (Summit) Kane County, UT 3.9 mi. NW 5925  White Tower 
Dinosaur Tracks (Locale) Kane County, UT 4.5 mi. S 5607  Kanab 
Trail Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 4.7 mi. S   Kanab 
South Fork Hog Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 4.4 mi. SE   Thompson Point 
Dry Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 5.1 mi. S   Kanab 
Dry Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 5.1 mi. S 5666  Kanab 
White Tower (Summit) Kane County, UT 5.2 mi. N 5840  White Tower 
Hog Canyon Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 4.9 mi. SE 5824  Thompson Point 


Taxon Links for species Lepidium densiflorum  Schrad.

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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