Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 01867 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Vicia americana Muhl. ex Willd.
Infraspecific    var. americana 
Common name   American vetch
Collector(s)
J.G. Harris   1799  
   with C. Harris
Coll. Date 21 June 1986 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah County
Locality Wasatch Mountains near Rock Canyon Campground, damp understory between Cadillac Meadows and Hummingbird Meadows.
     Elev.: 6986 ft. (2130 m.)
Habitat Notes Douglas fir forest. 
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° 16'  6" N, 111° 34'  57" W
Township Range T6S, R3E, Sec. 27  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)

Taxonomy


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

     Vicia americana ssp. americana Muhl. ex Willd.

     Vicia americana ssp. oregana (Nutt.) Abrams
     Vicia americana var. oregana (Nutt.) A. Nels.
     Vicia americana var. truncata (Nutt.) Brewer
     Vicia americana var. villosa (Kellogg) F.J. Herm.
     Vicia californica Greene
     Vicia californica var. madrensis Jepson
     Vicia oregana Nutt.
     Vicia sparsifolia var. truncata (Nutt.) S. Wats.

Common Name(s): American vetch, purple vetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=524800, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Vicia
                                        Species: Vicia americana
                                            Subspecies: Vicia americana ssp. americana
                                                

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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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15436 Acer grandidentatum      "bigtooth maple" 2090 ft. W
02926 Achillea millefolium  subsp. lanulosa   "western yarrow" 1.2 mi. NE
06852 Allium brandegeei      "Brandegee's wild onion" 1.2 mi. NE
00065 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" 1.7 mi. NW
00381 Astragalus drummondii      "Drummond's milkvetch" 1.2 mi. NE
01552 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" 1.2 mi. W
00481 Balsamorhiza hookeri  var. hispidula   "Hooker's balsamroot" 1.2 mi. NE
01862 Cardamine cordifolia  var. cordifolia   "heart-leaf bittercress" same section
01857 Carex hoodii      "Hood's sedge" 606 ft. S
02142 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" same section
00498 Chaetopappa ericoides      "rose-heath" 1.2 mi. NE
06854 Claytonia lanceolata      "spear-leaf springbeauty" 1.2 mi. NE
00428 Comandra umbellata  var. pallida  1.2 mi. NE
01856 Cornus sericea  var. sericea   "redosier dogwood" 606 ft. S
13209 Cynoglossum officinale      "gypsyflower" 606 ft. S
01855 Cynoglossum officinale      "gypsyflower" 606 ft. S
00165 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" same section
06853 Dicentra uniflora      "longhorn steer's-head" 1.2 mi. NE
18141 Erigeron eatonii      "Eaton's fleabane" 1.7 mi. W
06855 Erythronium grandiflorum      "yellow glacier-lily" 1.2 mi. NE
16850 Gayophytum ramosissimum      "pinyon groundsmoke" same section
01865 Hackelia floribunda      "many-flowered stickseed" same section
01547 Hackelia patens  var. patens   "spotted stickseed" 1.2 mi. NE
00399 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "Utah sweetvetch" 1.2 mi. NE
01548 Iberis umbellata      "globe candytuft" 1.2 mi. NE
00464 Ipomopsis aggregata  var. aggregata   "scarlet gilia" 1.2 mi. NE
02144 Juniperus scopulorum      "Rocky Mountain juniper" same section
01868 Lathyrus pauciflorus  var. utahensis   "Utah few-flowered pea" same section
01551 Lithospermum incisum      "narrow-leaf stoneseed" 1.2 mi. W
16849 Madia glomerata      "mountain tarweed" same section
01863 Mitella stauropetala  var. stenopetala   "drywoods miterwort" same section
00402 Oenothera cespitosa      "tufted evening primrose" 1.2 mi. NE
01550 Oenothera cespitosa      "tufted evening primrose" 1.2 mi. W
06851 Orogenia linearifolia      "Great Basin Indian potato" 1.2 mi. NE
01897 Osmorhiza occidentalis      "western sweetroot" 606 ft. S
02145 Pachystima myrsinites     same section
15439 Paxistima myrsinites      "Oregon boxleaf" 2090 ft. W
01871 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" 1351 ft. NE
00166 Penstemon eatonii  var. eatonii  same section
01860 Penstemon sepalulus      "littlecup beardtongue" 1351 ft. NE
00340 Phlox longifolia      "long-leaf phlox" same section
08483 Phlox longifolia      "long-leaf phlox" same section
15438 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 2090 ft. W
01861 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" same section
01869 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" same section
01866 Polemonium foliosissimum  var. alpinum   "alpine Jacob's-ladder" same section
16851 Polygonum bistortoides      "American bistort" 1.5 mi. W
02143 Populus tremuloides      "quaking aspen" same section
15437 Populus tremuloides      "quaking aspen" 2090 ft. W
01549 Prunus virginiana      "chokecherry" 1.2 mi. NE
00371 Purshia tridentata      "antelope bitterbrush" 1.2 mi. NE
00421 Ribes viscosissimum  var. viscosissimum  1.2 mi. NE
00373 Rosa canina      "dog rose" 1.2 mi. NE
15279 Rubus parviflorus      "thimbleberry" 1100 ft. W
03027 Salix scouleriana      "Scouler's willow" 1176 ft. W
01859 Scrophularia lanceolata      "spear-leaf figwort" 606 ft. S
01880 Sedum debile      "orpine stonecrop" 1.7 mi. NW
06850 Stellaria jamesiana     1.2 mi. NE
01870 Symphoricarpos oreophilus  var. oreophilus   "mountain snowberry" 1351 ft. NE
02927 Symphyotrichum ascendens      "western aster" 1.2 mi. NE
18140 Synthyris pinnatifida      "featherleaf kittentails" 1.7 mi. W
01858 Vicia americana  var. americana   "American vetch" 606 ft. S
01864 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" same section
06849 Viola purpurea  var. venosa  1.2 mi. NE

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Burnt Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 576 ft. E   Bridal Veil Falls 
Dry Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 652 ft. E   Bridal Veil Falls 
Rock Canyon Picnic Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 1022 ft. W 6907  Bridal Veil Falls 
Second Right Fork Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2008 ft. W   Springville 
Second Left Fork Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1 mi. W   Bridal Veil Falls 
First Right Fork Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1 mi. W   Springville 
First Left Fork Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. W   Bridal Veil Falls 
Cold Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. S 8153  Springville 
Y Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 8452  Bridal Veil Falls 
Squaw Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. W 7678  Bridal Veil Falls 
Provo Peak (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. SE 10844  Springville 
Boardman Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. S 7189  Springville 
Maple Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. SW 7746  Springville 
Freedom Peak (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. E   Bridal Veil Falls 
Cascade Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. N 10817  Bridal Veil Falls 
Knight Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 3 mi. S 7878  Springville 
Hope Picnic Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. NW 6651  Bridal Veil Falls 
Hellspot Tower (Tower) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. W 5125  Orem 
Corral Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 3.1 mi. SE 10289  Springville 
Fourth Hole (Basin) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. E 9436  Bridal Veil Falls 

Links

Taxon Links for species Vicia americana  Muhl. ex Willd.

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=Vicia+americana

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