Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 05704 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
AsteraceaeAsteraceaeAsteraceae  
Species Sonchus arvensis L.
Common name   field sowthistle
Collector(s)
D.M. Barnes   853  
Coll. Date 30 July 2001 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Utah County
Locality just off freeway exit to American Fork Main St. 
 
Habitat Notes dry rocky soil, waste place. 
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° 23'  1" N, 111° 49'  27" W
Township Range T5S, R1E, Sec. 15 SE 1/4  
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).

Taxonomy


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

     Sonchus arvensis L.

Common Name(s): creeping sowthistle, field sowthistle, field sow-thistle, perennial sowthistle, sowthistle.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=38421, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05704s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02346s1.jpg 
02346
specimen image: 02596s4.jpg 
02596
specimen image: 05295s3.jpg 
05295
specimen image: 05757s2.jpg 
05757
specimen image: 09099s2.jpg 
09099
specimen image: 13212s1.jpg 
13212
specimen image: 13214s1.jpg 
13214

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
13022 Agrostis stolonifera      "creeping bentgrass" 1709 ft. W
13206 Asclepias incarnata      "swamp milkweed" 1709 ft. W
13023 Asclepias incarnata      "swamp milkweed" 1709 ft. W
13028 Bromus inermis      "smooth brome" 1709 ft. W
05189 Campanula rapunculoides      "rampion bellflower" 1 mi. W
13026 Carex utriculata      "Northwest Territory sedge" 1709 ft. W
13024 Castilleja exilis     1709 ft. W
13622 Centaurea solstitialis      "yellow star-thistle" 1.1 mi. SE
14064 Cleome serrulata      "Rocky Mountain beeplant" 401 ft. E
15290 Convolvulus arvensis      "field bindweed" 1.6 mi. N
05190 Daucus carota  ssp. carota   "Queen Anne's lace" 1 mi. W
00440 Elaeagnus angustifolia      "Russian olive" 1 mi. S
05511 Eleusine indica      "Indian goosegrass" 1.4 mi. SW
13030 Elymus trachycaulus  ssp. trachycaulus   "slender wheatgrass" 1709 ft. W
00232 Equisetum laevigatum      "smooth horsetail" 1 mi. S
05316 Eragrostis cilianensis      "stinkgrass" 1 mi. W
05510 Eragrostis pectinacea      "tufted lovegrass" 1 mi. W
14065 Eupatorium maculatum      "spotted trumpetweed" 178 ft. SE
04738 Glycyrrhiza lepidota  var. lepidota   "Licorice" 1 mi. W
09845 Helianthus nuttallii      "Nuttall's sunflower" 1 mi. E
04736 Helianthus nuttallii      "Nuttall's sunflower" 1 mi. W
16802 Helianthus nuttallii      "Nuttall's sunflower" 1 mi. E
10843 Hibiscus trionum      "flower-of-an-hour" 1 mi. NW
13027 Juncus ensifolius  var. montanus  1709 ft. W
04574 Juncus torreyi      "Torrey's rush" 1.4 mi. SW
14085 Lactuca serriola      "prickly lettuce" 1.2 mi. E
08539 Lemna valdiviana      "valdivia duckweed" 1 mi. S
04735 Mentha spicata      "spearmint" 1 mi. W
04573 Muhlenbergia asperifolia      "scratchgrass" 1.4 mi. SW
04737 Oenothera elata      "Hooker's evening primrose" 1 mi. W
00263 Ranunculus inamoenus  var. inamoenus   "graceful buttercup" 1 mi. S
00443 Rhus aromatica  var. trilobata   "skunkbush sumac" 1 mi. S
00512 Rumex obtusifolius      "bitter dock" 1 mi. S
05191 Saponaria officinalis      "bouncingbet" 1 mi. W
04575 Scirpus pungens  var. longispicatus  1.4 mi. SW
02839 Sedum debile      "orpine stonecrop" 1.4 mi. NE
14066 Sonchus uliginosus      "moist sowthistle" 178 ft. SE
13213 Sonchus uliginosus      "moist sowthistle" 1709 ft. W
13029 Sonchus uliginosus      "moist sowthistle" 1709 ft. W
00357 Tamarix chinensis      "five-stamen tamarisk" 1 mi. S
02929 Tribulus terrestris      "puncturevine" 1 mi. E
14067 Verbena hastata      "swamp verbena" 178 ft. SE
13025 Verbena hastata      "swamp verbena" 1709 ft. W
13240 Verbena hastata      "swamp verbena" 1709 ft. W

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Mill Pond (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 2416 ft. SW 4524  Lehi 
Mitchells Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. NE   Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. N 4646  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. E 4584  Lehi 
Lehi High School (School) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. NW 4554  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1 mi. NE 4613  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. NW 4557  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. NW 4600  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. E 4620  Lehi 
Shelley School (School) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. E 4620  Lehi 
Sego Lily School (School) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. NW 4584  Lehi 
Cedar Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. N   Lehi 
Lehi Junior High School (School) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. N 4669  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. W 4561  Lehi 
Lehi Post Office (Post Office) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. W 4554  Lehi 
Margaret Wines Park (Park) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. NW 4574  Lehi 
Lehi Cemetery (Cemetery) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. NW 4623  Lehi 
Faith Independent Baptist Church (Church) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. SE 4590  Pelican Point 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. W 4547  Lehi 
Lehi (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. W 4564  Lehi 

Links

Taxon Links for species Sonchus arvensis  L.

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=Sonchus+arvensis

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