Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06546 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Dichelostemma pulchellum (Salisb.) A. Heller
Common name   bluedicks
R. Van Buren   536  
Coll. Date 15 May 1999 
United States
Washington County
Locality Pahcoon Spring Wash vicinity, ca. 2.5 miles NE of Shivwits;
     Elev.: 3614 ft. (1102 m.)
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 37° 12'  51" N, 113° 48'  38" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.
Voucher Voucher of taxa associated with Astragalus ampullarioides, R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper 
Specimen Notes Gunshot plot, Astragalus ampullarioides study site. 


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

     Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. capitatum (Benth.) Wood

     Brodiaea capitata Benth.
     Brodiaea pulchella (Salisb.) Greene
     Dichelostemma lacuna-vernalis Lenz
     Dichelostemma pulchellum (Salisb.) Heller
     Dichelostemma pulchellum var. capitatum (Benth.) Reveal
     Hookeria pulchella Salisb.

Common Name(s): bluedick, bluedicks.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=524921, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Liliidae
                            Order: Liliales
                                Family: Liliaceae
                                    Genus: Dichelostemma
                                        Species: Dichelostemma capitatum
                                            Subspecies: Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. capitatum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06546s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02862s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04217s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05176s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05811s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07730s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10154s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10196s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11548e1.jpg 
specimen image: 11548d1.jpg 
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specimen image: 11548c2.jpg 
specimen image: 13170s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
04208 Adenophyllum cooperi      "Cooper's dogweed" same section
04210 Astragalus ampullarioides     same section
04203 Astragalus nuttallianus      "Nuttall's small-flowered milkvetch" same section
04193 Cryptantha virginensis      "Virgin River cat's eye" same section
13162 Cymopterus purpureus  var. purpureus   "purple spring parsley" same section
04194 Eriogonum caespitosum      "matted wild buckwheat" same section
04211 Phlox austromontana      "southern phlox" same section
04209 Sophora stenophylla      "fringe-leaf necklacepod" same section
04205 Sporobolus flexuosus      "mesa dropseed" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Pahcoon Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. N 3773  Shivwits 
Pahcoon Spring Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. SE   Gunlock 
Manganese Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. NE   Gunlock 
Pahcoon Flat (Flat) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. W 4406  Shivwits 
Gunlock Campground (Locale) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. NE 3603  Gunlock 
Camp Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. SE 3452  Shivwits 
Gunlock State Park (Park) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 3609  Gunlock 
Shem (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. SE 3297  Shivwits 
Gunlock Dam (Dam) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 3717  Shivwits 
Gunlock Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 3717  Shivwits 
Gunlock Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. NE 3570  Gunlock 
Paiute Indian Reservation (Reserve) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. SE 3566  Shivwits 
Sand Cove Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. NE   Santa Clara 
Limekiln Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.3 mi. N   Gunlock 
Shivwits (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. SE 3202  Shivwits 
Miners Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.7 mi. NE   Gunlock 
Rods Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 5.3 mi. N 3996  Gunlock 
Gunlock (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 5.6 mi. NE 3658  Gunlock 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 5.7 mi. NE 3671  Gunlock 
Jackson Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 5.6 mi. NW 3963  Motoqua 


Taxon Links for species Dichelostemma pulchellum  (Salisb.) A. Heller

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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