Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 06863 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
AsteraceaeAsteraceaeAsteraceae  
Species Centaurea solstitialis L.
Common name   yellow star-thistle
Collector(s)
J. Bridge   28  
Coll. Date 04 June 2002 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah County
Locality About 25 miles north of 400 E, Lindon, Murdock Canal.
     Elev.: 4830 ft. (1473 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° 20'  N, 111° 42'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)

Taxonomy


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

     Centaurea solstitialis L.

     Leucantha solstitialis (L.) A.& D. Löve

Common Name(s): yellow star thistle, yellow starthistle, yellow star-thistle.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=36972, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Centaurea
                                        Species: Centaurea solstitialis
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06863s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 13622c1.jpg 
13622
specimen image: 13622b1.jpg 
13622
specimen image: 13622a1.jpg 
13622
specimen image: 13622s1.jpg 
13622

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15444 Artemisia       "sagebrush" 2.1 mi. N
15254 Betula occidentalis      "water birch" 2.2 mi. N
15250 Celtis reticulata     2.1 mi. N
15251 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" 2.3 mi. N
15356 Chrysothamnus nauseosus      "rubber rabbitbrush" 2.1 mi. N
15353 Chrysothamnus nauseosus      "rubber rabbitbrush" 2.1 mi. N
15249 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 2.1 mi. N
15351 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 2.1 mi. N
15273 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 2.2 mi. N
15445 Gutierrezia sarothrae      "common snakeweed" 2.1 mi. N
08484 Hemerocallis fulva      "orange day-lily" 1.6 mi. E
15355 Juniperus scopulorum      "Rocky Mountain juniper" 2.1 mi. N
15269 Rhus trilobata      "skunkbush sumac" 2.2 mi. N
15354 Salix       "willow" 2.1 mi. N
15352 Sambucus cerulea     2.1 mi. N
15256 Sambucus cerulea     2.2 mi. N
08014 Toxicodendron rydbergii      "western poison ivy" 2.2 mi. N
15357 Toxicodendron rydbergii      "western poison ivy" 2.1 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 1309 ft. NE 4813  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1944 ft. S 4777  Orem 
North Union Canal (Canal) Utah County, UT 2233 ft. SE 4794  Orem 
Northridge School (School) Utah County, UT 2525 ft. SE 4800  Orem 
Sumac Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. NE   Orem 
Riverside Plaza (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. S 4771  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. S 4787  Orem 
Windsor School (School) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. S 4787  Orem 
Squaw Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1 mi. N   Orem 
Lindon School (School) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. NW 4725  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. NW 4725  Orem 
Dry Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1 mi. SE   Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. S 4790  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. S 4751  Orem 
Aspen School (School) Utah County, UT 1 mi. W 4725  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1 mi. W 4721  Orem 
Bonneville School (School) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. SW 4741  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. E 5059  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. SE 4817  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. SW 4731  Orem 

Links

Taxon Links for species Centaurea solstitialis  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=Centaurea+solstitialis

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