Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 00668 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Apocynum androsaemifolium L.
Infraspecific    var. pumilum A. Gray
Common name   spreading dogbane
R. Collins   341  
Coll. Date 12 July 1979 
United States
Utah County
Locality roadside of Payson Canyon.
     Elev.: 5800 ft. (1768 m.)
Habitat Notes oak-maple forest comm. 
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° 56'  45" N, 111° 40'  53" W
Township Range T10S, R2E, Sec. 14  
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 L.

     Apocynum ambigens Greene
     Apocynum androsaemifolium var. glabrum Macoun
     Apocynum androsaemifolium var. griseum (Greene) Bég. & Bel.
     Apocynum androsaemifolium var. incanum A. DC.
     Apocynum androsaemifolium var. intermedium Woods.
     Apocynum androsaemifolium ssp. pumilum (Gray) Boivin
     Apocynum androsaemifolium var. pumilum Gray
     Apocynum androsaemifolium var. tomentellum (Greene) Boivin
     Apocynum androsaemifolium var. woodsonii Boivin
     Apocynum pumilum (Gray) Greene
     Apocynum pumilum var. rhomboideum (Greene) Bég. & Bel.
     Apocynum scopulorum Greene ex Rydb.

Common Name(s): bitterroot, flytrap dogbane, spreading dogbane.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=30156, 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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01124 Achillea millefolium  subsp. lanulosa   "western yarrow" 1.4 mi. N
04434 Alopecurus pratensis      "meadow foxtail" 1 mi. N
04438 Arrhenatherum elatius      "tall oat-grass" 1 mi. N
04410 Avena fatua  var. fatua   "wild oats" 1 mi. N
04432 Bromus briziformis      "rattlesnake brome" 1 mi. N
04428 Carex nebrascensis      "Nebraska sedge" 1.4 mi. N
00752 Claytonia lanceolata      "spear-leaf springbeauty" 1 mi. N
00755 Collinsia parviflora      "maiden blue eyed Mary" 1 mi. N
04439 Dactylis glomerata      "orchard grass" 1 mi. N
00751 Dactylis glomerata      "orchard grass" 1 mi. N
00753 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" 1 mi. N
04431 Eleocharis palustris      "common spikerush" 1 mi. N
00855 Hackelia micrantha      "small-flowered stickseed" same section
14901 Iris       "iris" 2939 ft. N
04430 Juncus arcticus  subsp. littoralis   "mountain rush" 1 mi. N
04437 Juncus articulatus      "jointleaf rush" 1 mi. N
04429 Juncus ensifolius  var. brunnescens  1.4 mi. N
08654 Medicago falcata      "yellow alfalfa" same section
00760 Nemophila breviflora      "basin nemophila" 1 mi. N
03954 Orogenia linearifolia      "Great Basin Indian potato" 1 mi. N
00757 Osmorhiza depauperata      "bluntseed sweetroot" 1 mi. N
01123 Penstemon palmeri  var. palmeri   "Palmer's beardtongue" 1.4 mi. N
04436 Phleum pratense      "timothy" 1 mi. N
04435 Poa palustris      "fowl bluegrass" 1 mi. N
00759 Poa pratensis      "Kentucky bluegrass" 1 mi. N
06432 Ranunculus aquatilis  var. capillaceus  1 mi. NE
06433 Sagittaria cuneata      "northern arrowhead" 1 mi. NE
14960 Sambucus cerulea     990 ft. NW
00669 Senecio serra  var. serra   "tall ragwort" same section
14907 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" 2939 ft. N
00756 Stellaria jamesiana     1 mi. N
04433 Thinopyrum intermedium  subsp. intermedium   "intermediate wheatgrass" 1 mi. N
00758 Veronica biloba      "twolobe speedwell" 1 mi. N
00754 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" 1 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Frank Young Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1440 ft. NE   Payson Lakes 
Shram Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1509 ft. NE   Payson Lakes 
Dry Lake Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 1922 ft. W 7185  Payson Lakes 
Dry Lake Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 2172 ft. W 7084  Payson Lakes 
Pete Winward Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. S 7028  Payson Lakes 
Pete Winward Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. S 7028  Payson Lakes 
Wimmer Ranch Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2969 ft. NE   Payson Lakes 
The Gulch (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. SW   Payson Lakes 
Sheepherder Hill (Summit) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. S 7087  Payson Lakes 
Big Spring Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. W   Payson Lakes 
Shingle Mill Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. W   Payson Lakes 
Castle Rock Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. W   Payson Lakes 
Maple Lake (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. NW 6408  Payson Lakes 
Maple Lake Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. NW 6408  Payson Lakes 
Maple Bench Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. N 5929  Payson Lakes 
Amos Backbone (Ridge) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. S 7858  Payson Lakes 
Right Fork Peteeneet Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. N   Payson Lakes 
Red Lake (Lake) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. W 6943  Payson Lakes 
Maple Dell Camp (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. N 5624  Payson Lakes 
Jones Ranch Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. E   Payson Lakes 


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

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