Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 00597 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolygonaceaePolygonaceaePolygonaceae  
Species Polygonum aviculare L.
Common name   creeping knotweed
Collector(s)
R. Collins   452  
Coll. Date 25 July 1979 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah County
Locality Santaquin Canyon, 1 mile past Tinney Flat Campground.
     Elev.: 7900 ft. (2409 m.)
Habitat Notes streambank community 
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° 51'  45" N, 111° 42'  16" W
Township Range T11S, R2E, Sec. 16  
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).

Taxonomy


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

     Polygonum aviculare L.

     Polygonum aviculare var. vegetum Ledeb.
     Polygonum heterophyllum Lindl.
     Polygonum monspeliense Pers.

Common Name(s): prostrate knotweed, yard knotweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=20876, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Polygonales
                                Family: Polygonaceae
                                    Genus: Polygonum
                                        Species: Polygonum aviculare
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 00597s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04710s1.jpg 
04710
specimen image: 04840s1.jpg 
04840
specimen image: 05127s1.jpg 
05127
specimen image: 09035s1.jpg 
09035

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
00600 Aconitum columbianum  var. columbianum   "western monkshood" same section
11873 Agastache urticifolia      "nettle-leaf horse-mint" 1669 ft. W
11867 Agoseris aurantiaca  var. purpurea   "orange agoseris" 1.6 mi. SE
00621 Arnica x diversifolia  hybrid [amplexicaulis or mollis x cordifolia or latifolia]   "hybrid arnica" 1.4 mi. SE
11877 Castilleja rhexiifolia  var. rhexiifolia   "meadow-beauty paintbrush" 1.2 mi. NW
00834 Claytonia lanceolata      "spear-leaf springbeauty" 1 mi. S
00873 Collomia linearis      "tiny trumpet" 1.4 mi. SE
00871 Elymus trachycaulus  subsp. trachycaulus   "slender wheatgrass" 1.4 mi. SE
00624 Epilobium alpinum  var. alpinum  1.4 mi. SE
00602 Epilobium glandulosum     same section
11875 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" 1669 ft. W
00604 Erigeron speciosus      "aspen fleabane" same section
00832 Erythronium grandiflorum      "yellow glacier-lily" 1.4 mi. SE
00620 Eucephalus engelmannii      "Engelmann's aster" 1.4 mi. SE
00868 Gayophytum ramosissimum      "pinyon groundsmoke" 1.4 mi. SE
11870 Helenium hoopesii      "orange sneezeweed" 1.6 mi. SE
00599 Lonicera involucrata  var. involucrata   "twinberry honeysuckle" same section
00622 Lupinus argenteus  var. utahensis   "Utah silky lupine" 1.4 mi. SE
11868 Madia glomerata      "mountain tarweed" 1.6 mi. SE
11874 Penstemon strictus      "Rocky Mountain beardtongue" 1669 ft. W
11876 Penstemon whippleanus      "Whipple's beardtongue" 1.2 mi. NW
11869 Polemonium foliosissimum  var. foliosissimum   "towering Jacob's-ladder" 1.6 mi. SE
00870 Potentilla glandulosa  var. pseudorupestris   "rock-loving sticky cinquefoil" 1.4 mi. SE
00869 Ranunculus inamoenus  var. inamoenus   "graceful buttercup" 1.4 mi. SE
11872 Scrophularia lanceolata      "spear-leaf figwort" 1.6 mi. SE
16695 Scrophularia lanceolata      "spear-leaf figwort" 1.6 mi. SE
00623 Senecio eremophilus  var. kingii   "King's ragwort" 1.4 mi. SE
00542 Senecio serra  var. serra   "tall ragwort" 1 mi. W
11871 Senecio serra  var. serra   "tall ragwort" 1.6 mi. SE
16796 Senecio serra  var. serra   "tall ragwort" 1.6 mi. SE
00601 Sidalcea oregana      "Oregon checkerbloom" same section
17834 Sphaeromeria diversifolia      "separate-leaf chickensage" 1.4 mi. SE
00606 Trifolium repens      "white clover" same section
00867 Veronica arvensis      "corn speedwell" 1.4 mi. SE
00605 Vicia americana  var. americana   "American vetch" same section
00603 Viguiera multiflora      "showy goldeneye" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Kemo Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. N   Nebo Basin 
White Pine Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. N   Nebo Basin 
Buck Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. N   Nebo Basin 
Dry Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. N   Payson Lakes 
Spooner Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. N   Nebo Basin 
Twin Knolls (Summit) Utah County, UT 1 mi. NE 9187  Nebo Basin 
Beer Bottle Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. E 8337  Nebo Basin 
Sullivan Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. N   Payson Lakes 
Jumpoff Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. N   Payson Lakes 
Left Fork Slab Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. SE   Nebo Basin 
Middle Fork Sullivan Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. NW   Nebo Basin 
Left Fork Sullivan Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. NW   Nebo Basin 
Right Fork Sullivan Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. NW   Santaquin 
Calkens Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2 mi. N   Payson Lakes 
Salamander Lake (Lake) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. W 9210  Nebo Basin 
Slab Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2 mi. SE   Nebo Basin 
Levi Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. N   Payson Lakes 
Bellows Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. N   Payson Lakes 
Tie Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. E   Payson Lakes 
Bear Trap Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. E 7546  Nebo Basin 

Links

Taxon Links for species Polygonum aviculare  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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Polygonum+aviculare

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