Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 01264 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Pedicularis groenlandica Retz.
Common name   elephant's head
K. Anderson   147  
Coll. Date 09 August 1991 
United States
Beaver County
Locality Big Flat.
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 38° 17'  17" N, 112° 21'  9" W
Township Range T29S, R4W, Sec. 18  
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):

     Pedicularis groenlandica Retz.

     Elephantella groenlandica (Retz.) Rydb.
     Pedicularis groenlandica ssp. surrecta (Benth.) Piper
     Pedicularis groenlandica var. surrecta (Benth.) Gray

Common Name(s): bull elephant's-head, elephanthead lousewort.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=33377, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Scrophulariales
                                Family: Scrophulariaceae
                                    Genus: Pedicularis
                                        Species: Pedicularis groenlandica


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01264s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00133s2.jpg 
specimen image: 02035s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02793s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02939s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04072s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04698s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06600s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07257s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07935s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08099s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13043s2.jpg 
specimen image: 13043b2.jpg 
specimen image: 13043a1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01263 Aconitum columbianum  var. columbianum   "western monkshood" same section
00187 Caltha leptosepala      "white marsh marigold" same section
11428 Caltha leptosepala      "white marsh marigold" same section
01252 Moneses uniflora      "single delight" same section
00186 Ranunculus glaberrimus  var. ellipticus   "sagebrush buttercup" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Big Flat Guard Station (Locale) Beaver County, UT 1810 ft. W 10083  Delano Peak 
Big Flat (Flat) Beaver County, UT 0.8 mi. SW 10194  Delano Peak 
Baker Spring (Spring) Piute County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 9384  Delano Peak 
Long Flat (Flat) Piute County, UT 1.4 mi. S 9892  Delano Peak 
Beetle Creek (Stream) Beaver County, UT 1.3 mi. W   Delano Peak 
Rigger Park (Flat) Piute County, UT 1.7 mi. S 9751  Delano Peak 
Otter Lake (Lake) Beaver County, UT 1.7 mi. N 9571  Delano Peak 
Mirror Lake (Lake) Beaver County, UT 1.7 mi. N 9600  Delano Peak 
City Creek Peak (Summit) Piute County, UT 1.8 mi. N 11011  Delano Peak 
Harmony Park (Flat) Beaver County, UT 1.6 mi. SW 10086  Shelly Baldy Peak 
Blainies Dam (Dam) Beaver County, UT 1.9 mi. N 9558  Delano Peak 
Puffer Lake (Reservoir) Beaver County, UT 2 mi. N 9659  Delano Peak 
Puffer Lake Dam (Dam) Beaver County, UT 2 mi. N 9659  Delano Peak 
Cullen Creek (Stream) Beaver County, UT 2.1 mi. N   Delano Peak 
Grindstone Flat (Flat) Piute County, UT 2.6 mi. S 9279  Delano Peak 
Elk Meadows Ski Area (Locale) Beaver County, UT 2.7 mi. N 10135  Delano Peak 
Hy Hunt Creek (Stream) Beaver County, UT 2.3 mi. W   Delano Peak 
Hi Hunt Creek (Stream) Beaver County, UT 2.3 mi. W   Delano Peak 
Tushar Ridge (Ridge) Beaver County, UT 2.4 mi. NW 9843  Shelly Baldy Peak 
Buck Ridge (Ridge) Beaver County, UT 2.3 mi. W 9876  Shelly Baldy Peak 


Taxon Links for species Pedicularis groenlandica  Retz.

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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