Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06697 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Lesquerella kingii S. Watson
Common name   King's bladderpod
D.M. Barnes   2170  
Coll. Date 03 May 2002 
United States
Tooele County
Locality Pony Express Trail, S of the road, ca. 10.5 road miles W of Five Mile Pass, [Rush Valley, along the Faust Road, S of the railroad crossing, ca. 11.5 road miles W of the junction with Utah Highway 73];
     Elev.: 5259 ft. (1603 m.)
Habitat Notes low hills, white silty soil, desert pavement; with low perennials. 
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° 11'  N, 112° 22'  W
Township Range T7S, R5W, Sec. 27, NE1/4  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Lesquerella kingii S. Wats.

Common Name(s): King bladderpod, King's bladderpod.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=23194, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Capparales
                                Family: Brassicaceae
                                    Genus: Lesquerella
                                        Species: Lesquerella kingii


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06697s2.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08253 Astragalus calycosus  var. calycosus   "Torrey's milkvetch" 1.3 mi. E
06699 Astragalus calycosus  var. calycosus   "Torrey's milkvetch" same section
08251 Bassia americana      "green molly" 1.3 mi. E
06698 Cryptantha compacta      "dwarf cat's eye" same section
08255 Cymopterus coulteri      "two-leaf spring parsley" 1.3 mi. E
06703 Cymopterus coulteri      "two-leaf spring parsley" 1.3 mi. E
06702 Cymopterus purpurascens      "wide-winged spring parsley" 1.3 mi. E
02430 Erysimum repandum      "spreading wallflower" 1.6 mi. NE
08254 Ipomopsis congesta  var. congesta   "ball-headed gilia" 1.3 mi. E
06830 Lesquerella kingii      "King's bladderpod" 1.3 mi. E
06701 Phlox hoodii      "spiny phlox" 1.3 mi. E
08252 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" 1.3 mi. E
06700 Streptanthus cordatus  var. cordatus   "heart-leaf twistflower" same section
08256 Townsendia jonesii  var. jonesii   "Jones' Townsend-daisy" 1.3 mi. E
06829 Townsendia jonesii  var. lutea   "Last Chance Townsend-daisy" 1.3 mi. E


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Faust (Populated Place) Tooele County, UT 1.3 mi. W 5253  Faust 
Atherley Dam (Dam) Tooele County, UT 2.7 mi. W 5214  Faust 
Atherley Reservoir (Reservoir) Tooele County, UT 2.7 mi. W 5214  Faust 
Vernon Hills (Range) Tooele County, UT 3.8 mi. S 5883  Faust 
Historical Marker Faust Pony Express Station (Park) Tooele County, UT 3.3 mi. W 5256  Faust 
East Faust Creek (Stream) Tooele County, UT 3.9 mi. W   Onaqui Mountains South 
Center (Populated Place) Tooele County, UT 5 mi. N 5079  Saint John 
Pehrson (Populated Place) Tooele County, UT 5.1 mi. S 5502  Lofgreen 
Site of Rush Valley Pony Express Station (Locale) Tooele County, UT 4.2 mi. E 5063  Vernon NE 
Vernon Airstrip (Airport) Tooele County, UT 6.2 mi. SW 5499  Vernon 


Taxon Links for species Lesquerella kingii  S. Watson

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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