Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06969 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Lithospermum ruderale Douglas ex Lehm.
Common name   western stoneseed
J.G. Harris   3068  
Coll. Date 07 May 2002 
United States
Utah County
Locality Lake Mountains, top of Mercer Canyon, near the summit.
     Elev.: 7462 ft. (2275 m.)
Habitat Notes mountain brush 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 40° 16'  21" N, 111° 56'  14" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Lithospermum ruderale Dougl. ex Lehm.

     Lithospermum pilosum Nutt.

Common Name(s): western gromwell, western stoneseed, white stoneseed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31953, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Lamiales
                                Family: Boraginaceae
                                    Genus: Lithospermum
                                        Species: Lithospermum ruderale


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.
06956 Antennaria dimorpha      "low pussytoes" same section
06968 Astragalus cibarius      "browse milkvetch" same section
06970 Carex geyeri      "Geyer's sedge" same section
06963 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" same section
06958 Collinsia parviflora      "maiden blue eyed Mary" same section
06971 Cryptantha flavoculata      "rough-seeded cat's eye" same section
06964 Cryptantha humilis      "round-spiked cat's eye" same section
06960 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" same section
06955 Fritillaria pudica      "yellowbells" same section
06957 Lithophragma glabrum      "bulbous woodland-star" same section
06967 Lomatium grayi  var. grayi   "Gray's biscuitroot" same section
06961 Mertensia oblongifolia      "western bluebells" same section
06972 Pediocactus simpsonii      "Simpson's pincushion cactus" same section
06966 Prunus virginiana  var. melanocarpa   "black chokecherry" same section
06959 Ranunculus testiculatus      "bur buttercup" same section
06965 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" same section
06962 Senecio crassulus      "thick-leaf ragwort" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
KFMY-FM (Provo) (Tower) Utah County, UT 2758 ft. N 7536  Saratoga Springs 
KABE-FM (Orem) (Tower) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. N 7592  Saratoga Springs 
KLRZ-FM (Provo) (Tower) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. N 7632  Saratoga Springs 
Limekiln Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2 mi. E   Saratoga Springs 
Wiley Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2 mi. W   Saratoga Springs 
Enoch Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. SE 6457  Soldiers Pass 
Losee Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. E   Saratoga Springs 
Enoch Divide (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. SE 5922  Soldiers Pass 
Israel Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.8 mi. N   Saratoga Springs 
Right Fork Enoch Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. SE   Saratoga Springs 
Left Fork Enoch Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. SE   Soldiers Pass 
Dutchman Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2.8 mi. SE 5742  Soldiers Pass 
Clark Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.8 mi. NE   Saratoga Springs 
Lott Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.3 mi. N   Saratoga Springs 
Wildcat Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. SW   Saratoga Springs 
Long Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. SE 5725  Saratoga Springs 
Olaf Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. E   Saratoga Springs 
Burnt Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.6 mi. N   Saratoga Springs 
Hells Kitchen (Basin) Utah County, UT 3.4 mi. S 5542  Soldiers Pass 
Seep Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. SE   Saratoga Springs 


Taxon Links for species Lithospermum ruderale  Douglas ex Lehm.

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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