Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05669 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Onobrychis viciifolia Scop.
Common name   sainfoin
Donna M. Barnes   1044  
   with R. Jolley
Coll. Date 17 July 2001 
United States
Uintah County
Locality Uinta Mountains, NE of Bassett Spring], Hwy 191, mile marker 225, turn out on W side of road;
     Elev.: 8382 ft. (2555 m.)
Habitat Notes on Madison Formation, rocky soil; aspen 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° 43'  30" N, 109° 28'  6" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Onobrychis viciifolia Scop.

     Hedysarum onobrychis L.
     Onobrychis sativa Lam.
     Onobrychis viciaefolia Scop.

Common Name(s): common sainfoin, sainfoin.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=26810, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Onobrychis
                                        Species: Onobrychis viciifolia


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05669s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01129s1.jpg 
specimen image: 01630s1.jpg 
specimen image: 01734s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05856s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06950s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11316s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
06706 Androsace septentrionalis      "pygmy-flowered rockjasmine" same section
06708 Draba albertina      "alpine whitlow-cress" same section
05751 Lappula occidentalis  var. occidentalis   "western stickseed" same section
06707 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bassett Spring (Spring) Uintah County, UT 1983 ft. W 8350  Burnt Cabin Gorge 
Little Brush Creek Knob (Summit) Uintah County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 8622  Burnt Cabin Gorge 
Grizzly Ridge Winter Sports Area (Area) Daggett County, UT 2.1 mi. N 8488  Mount Lena 
Kane Hollow (Valley) Uintah County, UT 1.9 mi. SW   Dyer Mountain 
Grizzly Hollow (Valley) Uintah County, UT 1.9 mi. SW   Dyer Mountain 
Counting Station Reservoir (Reservoir) Uintah County, UT 1.9 mi. SE 8107  Burnt Cabin Gorge 
Stringham Cabin (Locale) Daggett County, UT 2.5 mi. N 8340  Mount Lena 
Freestone Spring (Spring) Uintah County, UT 2.5 mi. S 7960  Burnt Cabin Gorge 
Deer Lodge Summer Home Area (Populated Place) Daggett County, UT 2.7 mi. N 8242  Mount Lena 
Diamond Counting Corral (Locale) Uintah County, UT 2.5 mi. SE 8061  Burnt Cabin Gorge 
Limber Flag (Summit) Uintah County, UT 2.8 mi. NE 9416  Mount Lena 
Buckboard Spring (Spring) Uintah County, UT 3.2 mi. S 8058  Burnt Cabin Gorge 
East Draw (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.6 mi. E   Mount Lena 
McKee Spring (Spring) Uintah County, UT 3.2 mi. SE 7891  Burnt Cabin Gorge 
Pothole Creek (Stream) Uintah County, UT 2.8 mi. E   Mount Lena 
Dutch Charles Draw (Valley) Uintah County, UT 3.7 mi. S   Dyer Mountain 
Bull Spring (Spring) Uintah County, UT 3.4 mi. SE 7845  Burnt Cabin Gorge 
Aspen Spring (Spring) Uintah County, UT 3.9 mi. SE 7855  Burnt Cabin Gorge 
Kabell Hollow (Valley) Uintah County, UT 4.2 mi. S   Dyer Mountain 
Drive Through the Ages Geological Area (Area) Uintah County, UT 4.2 mi. S 7904  Burnt Cabin Gorge 


Taxon Links for species Onobrychis viciifolia  Scop.

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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