Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05406 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Arctium minus Bernh.
Common name   lesser burdock
D. Barnes   896  
   with K. Barnes
Coll. Date 28 July 2001 
United States
Utah County
Locality Hobble Creek scout camp, Springville Canyon; along newly graded road on ridge,
     Elev.: 6352 ft. (1937 m.)
Habitat Notes scrub oak comm. 
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° 15'  N, 111° 25'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
Specimen Notes Sheet 1 of 3. 


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

     Arctium minus Bernh.

     Lappa minor Hill

Common Name(s): bardane, beggar's button, burdock, common burdock, lesser burdock, lesser burrdock, small burdock, smaller burdock, wild burdock, wild rhubarb.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=36546, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Arctium
                                        Species: Arctium minus


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05406s4.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02491s3.jpg 
specimen image: 13215s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13216s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13752s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
03856 Apocynum androsaemifolium  var. androsaemifolium   "spreading dogbane" 1 mi. E
13216 Arctium minus      "lesser burdock" same section
13215 Arctium minus      "lesser burdock" same section
05398 Epilobium brachycarpum      "tall annual willowherb" same section
05397 Erigeron divergens      "spreading fleabane" same section
03855 Gaillardia aristata      "common blanketflower" 1 mi. E
03835 Iliamna rivularis      "streambank wild hollyhock" 1 mi. E
05414 Iva axillaris      "povertyweed" same section
05404 Lemna minuta      "least duckweed" same section
05413 Madia glomerata      "mountain tarweed" same section
05400 Mentha arvensis      "wild mint" same section
05403 Panicum capillare      "witchgrass" same section
05402 Ribes inerme      "whitestem gooseberry" same section
05412 Solanum triflorum      "cut-leaf nightshade" same section
05399 Solidago lepida      "Canada goldenrod" same section
05415 Symphyotrichum ascendens      "western aster" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
The Narrows (Gap) Utah County, UT 962 ft. NW 6359  Wallsburg Ridge 
Red Pine Knoll (Summit) Utah County, UT 2670 ft. S 8130  Granger Mountain 
Sheep Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. NE   Wallsburg Ridge 
Rock Slide Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. NE   Twin Peaks 
Fullmer Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. W   Wallsburg Ridge 
Granger Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. S 7599  Granger Mountain 
Rattlesnake Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. N 8501  Wallsburg Ridge 
Packard Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. W   Wallsburg Ridge 
Right Fork Dry Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. S   Two Tom Hill 
Soldier Bench (Bench) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. NE 7638  Wallsburg Ridge 
Berryport Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. W   Wallsburg Ridge 
Dry Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. W   Bridal Veil Falls 
Dry Canyon Picnic Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 3.4 mi. S 5738  Granger Mountain 
Lone Fir Picnic Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 3.6 mi. S 5735  Granger Mountain 
Balsam Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 3.7 mi. S 5916  Granger Mountain 
Wardsworth Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 3.8 mi. S   Twin Peaks 
Wing Flat (Flat) Wasatch County, UT 3.8 mi. N 8088  Wallsburg Ridge 
Kolob Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 3.9 mi. S 5640  Granger Mountain 
Whittemore Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.3 mi. SW   Bridal Veil Falls 
Clark Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.6 mi. SE   Two Tom Hill 


Taxon Links for species Arctium minus  Bernh.

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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