Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 06786 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
AlliaceaeAmaryllidaceaeLiliaceae  
Species Allium acuminatum Hook.
Common name   tapertip wild onion
Collector(s)
K.T. Harper   2002-46  
Coll. Date 03 June 2002 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Utah County
Locality Provo Canyon, Squaw Peak road, Orem valley overlook. 
 
Elev.: 7600 ft. (2317 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 40° 17'  48" N, 111° 38'  7" W
Township Range T6S, R3E, Sec. 17, NE1/4  
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):

     Allium acuminatum Hook.

     Allium acuminatum var. cuspidatum Fern.

Common Name(s): tapertip onion, taper-tip onion.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=42707, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Liliidae
                            Order: Liliales
                                Family: Liliaceae
                                    Genus: Allium
                                        Species: Allium acuminatum
                                                                                            

Images

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.
02066 Abies concolor      "white fir" 1.4 mi. SE
02207 Abies concolor      "white fir" 2 mi. S
02180 Acer glabrum  var. glabrum   "New Mexico maple" 2 mi. S
02181 Acer grandidentatum      "bigtooth maple" 2 mi. S
02067 Acer grandidentatum      "bigtooth maple" 2 mi. S
00173 Acer grandidentatum      "bigtooth maple" 1 mi. N
02786 Allium acuminatum      "tapertip wild onion" 1 mi. N
02175 Amelanchier alnifolia      "Saskatoon serviceberry" 2 mi. S
06825 Amsinckia menziesii      "Menzies' fiddleneck" 2 mi. S
15433 Artemisia tridentata      "big sagebrush" 1 mi. NE
02203 Artemisia tridentata  var. vaseyana   "Vasey's big sagebrush" 2 mi. S
03123 Asclepias asperula      "spider milkweed" 2 mi. S
05838 Asclepias asperula      "spider milkweed" 2.3 mi. SW
14921 Astragalus       "milkvetch" same section
01637 Astragalus cibarius      "browse milkvetch" 1 mi. N
01636 Astragalus drummondii      "Drummond's milkvetch" 1 mi. N
01556 Astragalus drummondii      "Drummond's milkvetch" 1 mi. N
01445 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" 1 mi. S
06793 Balsamorhiza hookeri  var. hispidula   "Hooker's balsamroot" 1 mi. N
06794 Balsamorhiza hookeri  var. hispidula   "Hooker's balsamroot" 1 mi. N
06796 Balsamorhiza sagittata      "arrow-leaf balsamroot" 1 mi. N
06795 Balsamorhiza sagittata      "arrow-leaf balsamroot" 1 mi. N
02174 Betula occidentalis      "water birch" 2 mi. S
02068 Brickellia californica      "California brickellbush" 2 mi. S
02183 Brickellia californica      "California brickellbush" 2 mi. S
02167 Brickellia californica      "California brickellbush" 2 mi. S
02166 Celtis occidentalis      "common hackberry" 2 mi. S
15434 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" 1 mi. NE
02185 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" 2 mi. S
14915 Cirsium       "thistle" same section
02069 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 2 mi. S
01643 Collinsia parviflora      "maiden blue eyed Mary" 1 mi. N
02787 Collomia grandiflora      "grand collomia" 1 mi. N
01447 Convolvulus arvensis      "field bindweed" 1 mi. S
02070 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" 2 mi. S
14912 Crepis       "hawksbeard" same section
01448 Crepis occidentalis  var. pumila   "western hawksbeard" 1 mi. S
14914 Delphinium       "larkspur" same section
01638 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" 1 mi. N
02168 Eremogone macradenia  var. macradenia   "desert sandwort" 2 mi. S
02792 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. majus   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" 1 mi. S
01642 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" 1 mi. N
06789 Galium aparine  var. echinospermum   "catchweed bedstraw" same section
06790 Galium bifolium      "twinleaf bedstraw" same section
01553 Geranium viscosissimum  var. incisum   "sticky purple geranium" 1 mi. N
15435 Gutierrezia sarothrae      "common snakeweed" 1 mi. NE
14917 Hackelia       "stickseed" same section
14916 Hackelia       "stickseed" same section
14918 Hackelia       "stickseed" same section
14909 Hedysarum       "sweetvetch" same section
02171 Holodiscus dumosus      "mountainspray" 2 mi. S
15441 Holodiscus dumosus      "mountainspray" 1 mi. SW
02176 Holodiscus dumosus      "mountainspray" 2 mi. S
14919 Hydrophyllum       "waterleaf" same section
01639 Ipomopsis aggregata  var. aggregata   "scarlet gilia" 1 mi. N
01554 Ipomopsis aggregata  var. aggregata   "scarlet gilia" 1 mi. N
00347 Ipomopsis aggregata  var. aggregata   "scarlet gilia" 1 mi. N
02173 Juniperus osteosperma      "Utah juniper" 2 mi. S
02184 Juniperus scopulorum      "Rocky Mountain juniper" 2 mi. S
14923 Lathyrus       "pea" same section
06787 Lathyrus pauciflorus      "few-flowered pea" same section
01446 Linaria dalmatica      "Dalmatian toadflax" 1 mi. S
06788 Lithophragma parviflorum      "small-flowered woodland-star" same section
14911 Lomatium       "desert parsley" same section
02186 Mahonia repens      "Oregongrape" 2 mi. S
01451 Malva neglecta      "common mallow" 1 mi. S
01449 Melilotus officinalis      "yellow sweetclover" 1 mi. S
01635 Mertensia brevistyla      "Wasatch bluebells" 1 mi. N
01640 Microseris nutans      "nodding silverpuffs" 1 mi. N
06856 Nemophila breviflora      "basin nemophila" same section
02182 Pachystima myrsinites     2 mi. S
01450 Penstemon eatonii  var. eatonii  1 mi. S
14910 Phlox longifolia      "long-leaf phlox" same section
04284 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 2 mi. S
02169 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 2 mi. S
02073 Pseudotsuga menziesii      "Douglas-fir" 2 mi. S
02072 Rhus aromatica  var. trilobata   "skunkbush sumac" 2 mi. S
02177 Rhus glabra      "smooth sumac" 2 mi. S
02170 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" 2 mi. S
04285 Ribes wolfii      "Wolf's currant" 2 mi. S
14922 Rorippa       "yellowcress" same section
02071 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" 2 mi. S
06792 Smilacina stellata     same section
06791 Stellaria jamesiana     same section
14920 Taraxacum       "dandelion" same section
09514 Thelypodium laxiflorum      "loose-flowered thelypody" 1 mi. N
15440 Ulmus pumila      "Siberian elm" 1.4 mi. NE
06848 Valeriana occidentalis      "western valerian" same section
02723 Veronica biloba      "twolobe speedwell" 2 mi. S
01555 Vicia americana  var. americana   "American vetch" 1 mi. N
06847 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" same section
14913 Wyethia       "mule's ears" same section
01644 Wyethia amplexicaulis      "mule's ears" 1 mi. N
02636 Zigadenus paniculatus      "foothill deathcamas" 2 mi. S
13626 Zigadenus paniculatus      "foothill deathcamas" same section
01641 Zigadenus paniculatus      "foothill deathcamas" 1 mi. N

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2825 ft. S 5131  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. S 5154  Orem 
East Lawn Memorial Hills (Cemetery) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. W 5017  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. SW 4859  Orem 
Canyon Crest School (School) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. W 4843  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1 mi. SW 4820  Orem 
Edgemont (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. SW 4800  Orem 
Timpview High School (School) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. SW 4800  Orem 
Little Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. S   Bridal Veil Falls 
Hope Picnic Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. E 6651  Bridal Veil Falls 
Caryhurst (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. NW 4866  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. S 4981  Orem 
Upper Union Canal (Canal) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. SW 4721  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. W 4757  Orem 
Rock Canyon Assembly of God Church (Church) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 4774  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 4777  Orem 
Timranogos Canal (Canal) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. S 4813  Orem 
Provo Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. NW   Aspen Grove 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. S   Bridal Veil Falls 
Christmas City (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. N 4902  Orem 

Links

Taxon Links for species Allium acuminatum  Hook.

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=Allium+acuminatum

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