Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05625 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Allium brandegeei S. Watson
Common name   Brandegee's wild onion
Donna M. Barnes   1001  
   with R. Jolley
Coll. Date 16 July 2001 
United States
Locality Highway 150, at mile marker 29, Bald Mt. turn-out.
     Elev.: 10742 ft. (3275 m.)
Habitat Notes Sedementary rock, soil thin, sandy, Douglas fir, common juniper community 
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° 41'  N, 110° 54'  W
Township Range T1S, R9E, Sec. 34  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Allium brandegeei S. Wats.

     Allium diehlii (M.E. Jones) M.E. Jones
     Allium minimum M.E. Jones
     Allium tribracteatum var. diehlii M.E. Jones

Common Name(s): brandegee onion, Brandegee's onion.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=42716, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Liliidae
                            Order: Liliales
                                Family: Liliaceae
                                    Genus: Allium
                                        Species: Allium brandegeei


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05625s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 11741s2.jpg 
specimen image: 11741d2.jpg 
specimen image: 11741c2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05628 Agoseris glauca  var. cronquistii   "Cronquist's mountain dandelion" same section
04655 Agrostis humilis      "alpine bentgrass" 1611 ft. NE
07830 Agrostis variabilis      "Ross' bentgrass" same section
07834 Angelica roseana      "rose angelica" same section
04065 Antennaria corymbosa      "flat-top pussytoes" same section
04077 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "white Colorado columbine" same section
18045 Arctostaphylos uva-ursi      "kinnikinnick" 2859 ft. NE
04696 Arenaria congesta      "ballhead sandwort" 1611 ft. NE
07824 Arenaria hookeri      "Hooker's sandwort" same section
05616 Arnica latifolia      "broad-leaf arnica" same section
07835 Arnica mollis      "hairy arnica" same section
04726 Arnica mollis      "hairy arnica" 1611 ft. NE
18152 Arnica parryi     1.7 mi. N
04063 Artemisia scopulorum      "alpine sagebrush" same section
04694 Aster sibiricus      "arctic aster" 1611 ft. NE
04674 Campanula uniflora      "arctic bellflower" 1611 ft. NE
05617 Carex capitata      "capitate sedge" same section
04774 Carex geyeri      "Geyer's sedge" 1.2 mi. N
07816 Carex leporinella      "Sierra hare sedge" same section
07833 Carex norvegica      "Norway sedge" same section
04652 Carex scirpoidea      "northern singlespike sedge" 1611 ft. NE
07815 Carex scirpoidea  var. pseudoscirpoidea  same section
07828 Carex straminiformis      "Shasta sedge" same section
05618 Castilleja applegatei  var. viscida   "sticky Applegate's paintbrush" same section
04716 Cirsium eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's thistle" 1611 ft. NE
04673 Cryptogramma crispa  var. acrostichoides  1611 ft. NE
07826 Cryptogramma crispa  var. acrostichoides  same section
05620 Cystopteris fragilis      "brittle bladderfern" same section
04071 Dodecatheon alpinum      "alpine shootingstar" same section
04654 Elymus salinus     1611 ft. NE
07814 Epilobium ciliatum      "fringed willowherb" same section
05627 Epilobium oregonense      "Oregon willowherb" same section
05623 Eremogone congesta  var. congesta  same section
04066 Erigeron glacialis  var. glacialis   "subalpine fleabane" same section
04078 Erigeron leiomerus      "rock-slide yellow fleabane" same section
05630 Erigeron ursinus      "Bear River fleabane" same section
05619 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. porteri  same section
05626 Erythronium grandiflorum      "yellow avalanche-lily" same section
07821 Festuca brachyphylla  subsp. brachyphylla   "alpine fescue" same section
04723 Galium trifidum      "three-petaled bedstraw" 1611 ft. NE
14417 Gaultheria humifusa      "alpine spicywintergreen" 2 mi. N
14746 Gaultheria humifusa      "alpine spicywintergreen" same section
08006 Gaultheria humifusa      "alpine spicywintergreen" 1.4 mi. SW
07819 Gentiana calycosa      "Rainier pleated gentian" same section
04697 Gentianella amarella      "autumn dwarf gentian" 1611 ft. NE
07831 Gentianella amarella      "autumn dwarf gentian" same section
07832 Hieracium triste  var. gracile   "slender hawkweed" same section
04676 Ivesia gordonii      "Gordon's mousetail" 1611 ft. NE
05643 Ivesia gordonii      "Gordon's mousetail" same section
04079 Ivesia gordonii      "Gordon's mousetail" 1.2 mi. N
05622 Juncus drummondii      "Drummond's rush" same section
04070 Kalmia microphylla      "alpine laurel" same section
18043 Kalmia microphylla      "alpine laurel" same section
14419 Kalmia microphylla      "alpine laurel" 2 mi. N
11914 Kalmia microphylla      "alpine laurel" same section
04675 Ligusticum tenuifolium      "Idaho licorice-root" 1611 ft. NE
07817 Ligusticum tenuifolium      "Idaho licorice-root" same section
07829 Luzula spicata      "spiked woodrush" same section
04067 Mertensia ciliata      "mountain bluebells" same section
03124 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" 2.2 mi. N
07818 Oxyria digyna      "alpine mountainsorrel" same section
04069 Pedicularis bracteosa  var. paysoniana   "Payson's lousewort" same section
04698 Pedicularis groenlandica      "elephanthead lousewort" 1611 ft. NE
04072 Pedicularis groenlandica      "elephanthead lousewort" same section
04672 Phacelia hastata  var. alpina   "alpine silverleaf scorpionweed" 1611 ft. NE
03075 Picea engelmannii      "Engelmann spruce" same section
04692 Poa alpina      "alpine bluegrass" 1611 ft. NE
04657 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" 1611 ft. NE
04725 Potentilla diversifolia  var. diversifolia   "diverse-leaf cinquefoil" 1611 ft. NE
07827 Potentilla diversifolia  var. diversifolia   "diverse-leaf cinquefoil" same section
04076 Primula parryi      "Parry's primrose" same section
01569 Ranunculus eschscholtzii  var. eschscholtzii   "Eschscholtz's buttercup" same section
05614 Ranunculus inamoenus  var. inamoenus   "graceful buttercup" same section
02286 Ribes inerme      "whitestem gooseberry" same section
14748 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" same section
14414 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" 2 mi. N
18044 Salix planifolia      "diamondleaf willow" same section
14749 Salix planifolia      "diamondleaf willow" same section
17889 Salix planifolia      "diamondleaf willow" same section
18041 Salix planifolia      "diamondleaf willow" same section
07823 Selaginella densa      "lesser spikemoss" same section
05629 Senecio crassulus      "thick-leaf ragwort" same section
04068 Senecio integerrimus  var. exaltatus   "Columbia ragwort" same section
04689 Sibbaldia procumbens      "creeping sibbaldia" 1611 ft. NE
05615 Sibbaldia procumbens      "creeping sibbaldia" same section
07825 Silene acaulis  var. subacaulescens   "moss campion" same section
07822 Smelowskia calycina  var. americana   "American false candytuft" same section
07820 Solidago multiradiata  var. scopulorum   "low goldenrod" same section
05644 Solidago multiradiata  var. scopulorum   "low goldenrod" same section
05659 Solidago multiradiata  var. scopulorum   "low goldenrod" same section
04695 Solidago nana      "dwarf goldenrod" 1611 ft. NE
04724 Stellaria longipes      "meadow starwort" 1611 ft. NE
05624 Trifolium parryi      "Parry's clover" same section
04693 Trifolium parryi      "Parry's clover" 1611 ft. NE
07806 Trisetum spicatum      "spike trisetum" same section
04656 Trisetum spicatum      "spike trisetum" 1611 ft. NE
04658 Trisetum wolfii      "Wolf's trisetum" 1611 ft. NE
14744 Vaccinium       "blueberry" same section
14416 Vaccinium cespitosum      "dwarf bilberry" 2 mi. N
18048 Vaccinium cespitosum      "dwarf bilberry" 2 mi. N
18132 Vaccinium myrtillus     same section
18046 Vaccinium myrtillus      "whortleberry" 2 mi. N
14415 Vaccinium scoparium      "grouse whortleberry" 2 mi. N
14747 Vaccinium scoparium      "grouse whortleberry" same section
15277 Vaccinium uliginosum      "bog blueberry" same section
14745 Vaccinium uliginosum      "bog blueberry" same section
18047 Vaccinium uliginosum      "bog blueberry" 2 mi. N
18042 Vaccinium uliginosum      "bog blueberry" same section
03072 Vaccinium uliginosum      "bog blueberry" same section
14418 Vaccinium uliginosum  var. occidentale  2 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bald Mountain Pass (Gap) Duchesne County, UT 1889 ft. N 10516  Mirror Lake 
Bald Mountain Campground (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 1936 ft. N 10785  Mirror Lake 
Bald Mountain Overlook (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 1871 ft. NW 10749  Mirror Lake 
Bald Mountain Trailhead Picnic Area (Locale) Summit County, UT 2511 ft. N 10794  Mirror Lake 
Murdock Mountain (Summit) Duchesne County, UT 2764 ft. SE 11188  Mirror Lake 
Wilderness Area Overlook (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 0.7 mi. N 10443  Mirror Lake 
Moosehorn Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 0.9 mi. N 10388  Mirror Lake 
Fehr Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 10270  Mirror Lake 
Gem Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1 mi. S 10086  Mirror Lake 
Bald Mountain (Summit) Summit County, UT 1.1 mi. N 11598  Mirror Lake 
Moosehorn Campground (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 1 mi. N 10358  Mirror Lake 
Blizzard Lake (Lake) Wasatch County, UT 1.3 mi. S 10306  Mirror Lake 
Joan Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1.3 mi. S 10060  Mirror Lake 
Echo Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1.4 mi. S 9748  Mirror Lake 
Mirror Lake Guard Station (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 1.3 mi. NE 10043  Mirror Lake 
Emerald Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1.5 mi. N 10289  Mirror Lake 
Mirror Lake Recreation Site (Park) Duchesne County, UT 1.4 mi. NE 10023  Mirror Lake 
Mirror Lake Campground (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 1.5 mi. NE 10004  Mirror Lake 
Mount Cardwell (Summit) Wasatch County, UT 1.5 mi. S 10696  Mirror Lake 
Shepard Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1.3 mi. E 9984  Hayden Peak 


Taxon Links for species Allium brandegeei  S. Watson

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

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