Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06662 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Tragopogon porrifolius L.
Common name   salsify
James G. Harris   s.n.  
Coll. Date 23 August 1993 
United States
Utah County
Locality Spring Lake, along High Line Canal Road.
     Elev.: 4789 ft. (1460 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 39° 59'  53" N, 111° 44'  35" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)


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

     Tragopogon porrifolius L.

Common Name(s): common salsify, goatsbeard, purple salsify, salsify.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=38568, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06662s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05113s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01838 Allium schoenoprasum      "wild chives" 510 ft. NW
01835 Capsella bursa-pastoris      "shepherd's purse" 510 ft. NW
01833 Cardaria draba  var. draba   "whitetop" 510 ft. NW
01836 Cynoglossum officinale      "gypsyflower" 510 ft. NW
01834 Descurainia sophia      "flix weed" 510 ft. NW
01840 Geranium sanguineum      "bloody geranium" 510 ft. NW
01896 Iris germanica      "German iris" 510 ft. NW
01839 Spiraea x vanhouttei  hybrid [cantoniensis x trilobata]  510 ft. NW
01837 Symphytum officinale      "common comfrey" 510 ft. NW
06567 Tribulus terrestris      "puncturevine" same section
01841 Vinca major      "big-leaf periwinkle" 510 ft. NW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Crooked Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1183 ft. E   Payson Lakes 
Spring Lake (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1426 ft. NW 4731  Spanish Fork 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1392 ft. NW 4734  Spanish Fork 
Spring Lake (Lake) Utah County, UT 2866 ft. N 4718  Spanish Fork 
Picayune Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2362 ft. NE   Payson Lakes 
Nelson Mine (Mine) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. E 5043  Spanish Fork 
Golden Relief Mine (Mine) Utah County, UT 1 mi. S 5745  Payson Lakes 
Mollies Nipple (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. E 6132  Spanish Fork 
Syndicate Mine (Mine) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. S 7159  Payson Lakes 
Holladay Springs (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. W 4695  West Mountain 
Payson High School (School) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. N 4784  Spanish Fork 
Payson Junior High School (School) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. N 4764  Spanish Fork 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. N 4652  Spanish Fork 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. N 4662  Spanish Fork 
Payson Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. NE   Payson Lakes 
Walker Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. N 4790  Spanish Fork 
L and J RV Park (Park) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. N 4767  Spanish Fork 
Little Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. NE 5312  Spanish Fork 
San Andres Catholic Church (Church) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. N 4741  Spanish Fork 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. N 4636  Spanish Fork 


Taxon Links for species Tragopogon porrifolius  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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