Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 00784 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Apocynum androsaemifolium L.
Infraspecific    var. androsaemifolium 
Common name   spreading dogbane
R. Collins   179  
Coll. Date 20 June 1979 
United States
Juab County
Locality near stream bed, up Fourmile Creek, stream trail ca. 0.75 mi.
     Elev.: 7200 ft. (2195 m.)
Habitat Notes juniper-oak comm.; S facing slope, red sandy soil. 
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 39° 36'  2" N, 111° 44'  31" W
Township Range T14S, R2E, Sec. 18  
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).


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

     Apocynum androsaemifolium ssp. androsaemifolium L.

Common Name(s): spreading dogbane.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=184770, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Gentianales
                                Family: Apocynaceae
                                    Genus: Apocynum
                                        Species: Apocynum androsaemifolium
                                            Subspecies: Apocynum androsaemifolium ssp. androsaemifolium


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 00784s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00203s3.jpg 
specimen image: 00668s3.jpg 
specimen image: 01168s2.jpg 
specimen image: 01526s3.jpg 
specimen image: 01952s2.jpg 
specimen image: 02789s2.jpg 
specimen image: 03856s2.jpg 
specimen image: 04350s2.jpg 
specimen image: 09023s3.jpg 
specimen image: 11918d1.jpg 
specimen image: 11918s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12447s2.jpg 
specimen image: 13257s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
00785 Acer grandidentatum      "bigtooth maple" same section
00786 Rudbeckia occidentalis      "western coneflower" same section
00787 Rumex salicifolius      "willow dock" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Minnie Spring (Spring) Juab County, UT 1.7 mi. SE 8330  Fountain Green South 
Moroni District Ranger Station (Locale) Juab County, UT 2 mi. SE 8321  Fountain Green South 
Moroni Ranger Station (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 1.8 mi. SE 8695  Fountain Green South 
Dry Fork (Stream) Juab County, UT 1.8 mi. W   Levan 
Cool Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 2.1 mi. NE 9033  Fountain Green South 
Minnie Spring Hollow (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.3 mi. SE   Fountain Green South 
Buck Hollow (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.6 mi. S   Fountain Green South 
Moore Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.7 mi. S   Fountain Green South 
Hog Gulch (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.6 mi. SE   Fountain Green South 
Left Fork Fourmile Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 2.3 mi. W   Fountain Green South 
Dry Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 3 mi. S   Levan 
Joe Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 2.5 mi. SE 8501  Fountain Green South 
Left Fork Log Hollow (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 2.6 mi. NE   Fountain Green South 
Right Fork Log Hollow (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.6 mi. NE   Fountain Green South 
Mill Hollow (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 3.1 mi. S   Fountain Green South 
Coleman Flat (Flat) Juab County, UT 2.5 mi. W 6178  Levan 
Box Hollow (Valley) Juab County, UT 3.2 mi. N   Fountain Green North 
Cazier Fork (Stream) Juab County, UT 3.2 mi. N   Fountain Green North 
Rock Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 2.6 mi. E 8298  Fountain Green South 
Skyline Trail (Trail) Juab County, UT 3.3 mi. N 9436  Fountain Green North 


Taxon Links for species Apocynum androsaemifolium  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

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