Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 01431 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Polygala acanthoclada A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. intricata Eastw.
Common name   Intermountain milkwort
J. Lewis   s.n.  
Coll. Date 06 October 1996 
United States
Emery County
Locality Take BLM road on right side just past San Rafael River, westward on I-70, first small road on left with large cottonwoods at end, follow trail 500 ft.
Habitat Notes Willow, horsetail, cactus, squawbush, rocky 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 38° 55'  38" N, 110° 25'  23" W
Township Range T22S, R14E, Sec. 6  
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):

     Polygala intermontana T. Wendt

     Polygala acanthoclada var. intricata Eastw.

Common Name(s): Intermountain milkwort.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=29342, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Polygalales
                                Family: Polygalaceae
                                    Genus: Polygala
                                        Species: Polygala intermontana


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01431s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 08302s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08647s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10862s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10895s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11130s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13547s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01426 Artemisia filifolia      "sand sagebrush" same section
01432 Cercocarpus intricatus      "little-leaf mountain mahogany" same section
01425 Echinocereus triglochidiatus  var. melanacanthus  same section
01427 Eriogonum corymbosum  var. corymbosum   "crisp-leaf wild buckwheat" same section
01433 Fraxinus anomala      "single-leaf ash" same section
01428 Rhus aromatica  var. simplicifolia   "skunkbush sumac" same section
08335 Tiquilia latior      "matted crinklemat" 1 mi. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
The Squeeze (Valley) Emery County, UT 0.7 mi. SW   Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Black Dragon Pictograph (Locale) Emery County, UT 1 mi. N 4626  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Spotted Wolf Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 0.9 mi. E   Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Black Dragon Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 1.3 mi. NE   Drowned Hole Draw 
Tidwell Bottoms (Bend) Emery County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 4259  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Shadscale Mesa (Summit) Emery County, UT 2.2 mi. SE 4465  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Buckmaster Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 2 mi. SE   Jessies Twist 
Moonshine Tanks (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 4482  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Thompsons Hole (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.7 mi. NE   Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Tidwell Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.9 mi. NE   Mexican Mountain 
Sulfur Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 3.5 mi. N 4328  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Sulphur Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 3.5 mi. N 4334  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Lower Black Box (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.5 mi. N   Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Buckmaster Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 3.2 mi. NE 4347  Jessies Twist 
Camp Vinero (Summit) Emery County, UT 3.8 mi. NE 4570  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Hatt Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 4.4 mi. SE 4229  Jessies Twist 
Swazys Leap (Cliff) Emery County, UT 4.8 mi. N 4712  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Mexican Mountain (Summit) Emery County, UT 6 mi. N 6227  Mexican Mountain 


Taxon Links for species Polygala acanthoclada  A. Gray

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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