Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05754 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Maclura pomifera (Raf.) C.K. Schneid.
Common name   osage orange
Donna M. Barnes   980  
   with K.T. Harper, R. Van Buren
Coll. Date 17 September 2001 
United States
Millard County
Locality just off I-15 at Meadow.
     Elev.: 4897 ft. (1493 m.)
Habitat Notes cultivated street tree 
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° 53'  N, 112° 24'  W
Township Range T22S, R5W, Sec. 22  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Maclura pomifera (Raf.) Schneid.

     Ioxylon pomiferum Raf.
     Toxylon pomiferum Raf. ex Sarg.

Common Name(s): bois d'arc, osage orange, osageorange, osage-orange.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=19102, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Hamamelidae
                            Order: Urticales
                                Family: Moraceae
                                    Genus: Maclura
                                        Species: Maclura pomifera


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05754s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
00390 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" 1245 ft. NE
00300 Calochortus nuttallii      "sego lily" 1.6 mi. NE
00492 Erigeron engelmannii      "Engelmann's fleabane" 1245 ft. NE
00504 Tragopogon dubius      "yellow salsify" 1245 ft. NE
00306 Zigadenus paniculatus      "foothill death camas" 1245 ft. NE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Millard County, UT 2329 ft. W 4859  Meadow 
Meadow Creek (Stream) Millard County, UT 2616 ft. W   White Pine Peak 
Meadow (Populated Place) Millard County, UT 0.6 mi. W 4843  Meadow 
Walker Creek (Stream) Millard County, UT 0.6 mi. W   Sunset Peak 
Meadow Cemetery (Cemetery) Millard County, UT 0.9 mi. SE 5013  Meadow 
Sunset Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.6 mi. SE   Sunset Peak 
Kanosh Wildlife Management Area (Park) Millard County, UT 3.9 mi. S 5486  Kanosh 
Kanosh Indian Reservation (Reserve) Millard County, UT 4.3 mi. S 5253  Kanosh 
Kanosh Indian Village (Populated Place) Millard County, UT 4.4 mi. S 5049  Kanosh 
Halfway Hill (Summit) Millard County, UT 3.7 mi. NE 5817  Fillmore 
Mortensen Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 4.4 mi. S 5778  Sunset Peak 
Mortensen Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 4.5 mi. S   Sunset Peak 
Halfway Hill Wildlife Management Area (Park) Millard County, UT 4.2 mi. NE 5233  Fillmore 
Pine Creek (Stream) Millard County, UT 4.8 mi. N   Mount Catherine 
Hatton (Populated Place) Millard County, UT 4.3 mi. SW 4826  Kanosh 
Corn Creek (Stream) Millard County, UT 4.8 mi. SW   Sunset Peak 
Ruths Pond (Lake) Millard County, UT 4.2 mi. E 5702  Fillmore 
Meadow Creek Campground (Locale) Millard County, UT 4.1 mi. E 6608  Fillmore 
Frank Barney Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 5.5 mi. S 5496  Kanosh 
Big Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 5.5 mi. S   Sunset Peak 


Taxon Links for species Maclura pomifera  (Raf.) C.K. Schneid.

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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