Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06737 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Alyssum parviflorum Fisch. ex M. Bieb.
Donna M. Barnes   2262  
Coll. Date 25 May 2002 
United States
Sanpete County
Locality Highway 89, 3.4 mi S of Fairview, turn off to rock quary, 0.3 mi past quary, slope on S side of road.
     Elev.: 6035 ft. (1840 m.)
Habitat Notes sage 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° 35'  N, 111° 25'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Alyssum minus var. micranthum (C.A. Mey.) Dudley

     Alyssum mimus (Linnaeus) Rothmal.
     Alyssum mimus micranthum
     Alyssum parviflorum Fisch. ex Bieb.
     Alyssum parviflorum var. micranthum (C.A. Mey.) Dorn
     Clypeola minus L. p.p.

Common Name(s): alyssum, European alyssum, European madwort.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=531468, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Capparales
                                Family: Brassicaceae
                                    Genus: Alyssum
                                        Species: Alyssum minus
                                            Variety: Alyssum minus var. micranthum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06737s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05873s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08224s2.jpg 
specimen image: 12705s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13688s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13760s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
06738 Astragalus cibarius      "browse milkvetch" same section
06739 Hackelia patens  var. patens   "spotted stickseed" same section
06740 Lithospermum ruderale      "western stoneseed" same section
07242 Lycium barbarum      "matrimony vine" 1.8 mi. NE
07241 Prunus americana      "American plum" 1.8 mi. NE
06741 Senecio integerrimus  var. exaltatus   "Columbia ragwort" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cove Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 0.8 mi. S   Mount Pleasant 
Round Hills (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 1.1 mi. SW 6254  Mount Pleasant 
North Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1.9 mi. SW   Mount Pleasant 
Spring Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Fairview Lakes 
North Fork Birch Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1.8 mi. E   Huntington Reservoir 
South Fork Birch Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1.8 mi. E   Huntington Reservoir 
Lower Debris Basin (Basin) Sanpete County, UT 2.5 mi. S 6244  Mount Pleasant 
Little North Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.2 mi. W   Mount Pleasant 
A J Camper Park (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 2.3 mi. SW 5870  Mount Pleasant 
Birch Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.3 mi. W   Mount Pleasant 
Mule Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.4 mi. SW   Mount Pleasant 
Upper Debris Basin (Basin) Sanpete County, UT 3 mi. SE 6693  Mount Pleasant 
North Fork North Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.8 mi. SE   Huntington Reservoir 
South Fork North Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.8 mi. SE   Huntington Reservoir 
Woolf Hollow (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 2.8 mi. SE   Mount Pleasant 
Quaking Hollow Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.7 mi. SE   Huntington Reservoir 
Fairview School (School) Sanpete County, UT 3.3 mi. N 6063  Fairview 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Sanpete County, UT 3.2 mi. N 5952  Fairview 
Fairview (Populated Place) Sanpete County, UT 3.2 mi. N 5955  Fairview 
Fairview Post Office (Post Office) Sanpete County, UT 3.2 mi. N 5962  Fairview 


Taxon Links for species Alyssum parviflorum  Fisch. ex M. Bieb.

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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