Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 02020 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Hedysarum boreale Nutt.
Infraspecific    var. boreale 
Common name   northern sweetvetch
M. Milner   s.n.  
   with A. Whittaker
Coll. Date 04 June 1997 
United States
Locality foothills of Rock Canyon.
     Elev.: 4600 ft. (1402 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky soils, mountain brush community, gamble oak, skunk brush, bigtooth maple. 
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° 15'  55" N, 111° 37'  36" W
Township Range T16S, R15W, Sec. 29  
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).


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

     Hedysarum boreale ssp. boreale Nutt.

Common Name(s): boreal sweetvetch, boreal sweet-vetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=26725, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Hedysarum
                                        Species: Hedysarum boreale
                                            Subspecies: Hedysarum boreale ssp. boreale


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15011 Abies concolor      "white fir" 1080 ft. SE
02207 Abies concolor      "white fir" 2562 ft. E
02180 Acer glabrum  var. glabrum   "New Mexico maple" 2562 ft. E
02067 Acer grandidentatum      "bigtooth maple" 2562 ft. E
02507 Acer grandidentatum      "bigtooth maple" 1.3 mi. N
02181 Acer grandidentatum      "bigtooth maple" 2562 ft. E
01674 Agoseris glauca  var. laciniata   "Arizona mountain dandelion" 1.9 mi. S
15262 Alnus incana      "gray alder" 924 ft. E
02175 Amelanchier alnifolia      "Saskatoon serviceberry" 2562 ft. E
06825 Amsinckia menziesii      "Menzies' fiddleneck" 2562 ft. E
15123 Artemisia ludoviciana  var. ludoviciana   "Louisiana wormwood" 375 ft. S
15367 Artemisia tridentata      "big sagebrush" 1082 ft. W
02203 Artemisia tridentata  var. vaseyana   "Vasey's big sagebrush" 2562 ft. E
05838 Asclepias asperula      "spider milkweed" 2826 ft. W
03123 Asclepias asperula      "spider milkweed" 2562 ft. E
08505 Asclepias asperula      "spider milkweed" 2.3 mi. S
01445 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" 1.3 mi. N
14925 Balsamorhiza       "balsamroot" 1684 ft. S
15407 Berberis repens      "Oregongrape" 1561 ft. W
15009 Berberis repens      "Oregongrape" 451 ft. S
02174 Betula occidentalis      "water birch" 2562 ft. E
15125 Betula occidentalis      "water birch" 375 ft. S
14926 Boraginaceae      1684 ft. S
02068 Brickellia californica      "California brickellbush" 2562 ft. E
02183 Brickellia californica      "California brickellbush" 2562 ft. E
02167 Brickellia californica      "California brickellbush" 2562 ft. E
14998 Brickellia californica      "California brickellbush" 2975 ft. W
15319 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" 496 ft. SE
02166 Celtis occidentalis      "common hackberry" 2562 ft. E
15409 Celtis reticulata     1561 ft. W
14619 Celtis reticulata     1050 ft. E
09216 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" same section
02185 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" 2562 ft. E
01677 Chaenactis douglasii      "Douglas' dusty-maiden" 1.9 mi. S
15366 Chrysothamnus nauseosus      "rubber rabbitbrush" 1082 ft. W
02069 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 2562 ft. E
15412 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 1561 ft. W
14627 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 1519 ft. W
01447 Convolvulus arvensis      "field bindweed" 1.3 mi. N
02070 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" 2562 ft. E
01667 Crepis acuminata      "tapertip hawksbeard" 1.9 mi. S
01448 Crepis occidentalis  var. pumila   "western hawksbeard" 1.3 mi. N
15316 Cynoglossum officinale      "gypsyflower" 496 ft. SE
01668 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" 1.9 mi. S
15313 Equisetum       "horsetail" 1.4 mi. SE
02506 Eremogone ferrisiae      "desert sandwort" 1.3 mi. N
02168 Eremogone ferrisiae     2562 ft. E
15410 Eremogone macradenia      "desert sandwort" 1561 ft. W
15107 Eremogone macradenia      "desert sandwort" 983 ft. E
02792 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. majus   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" 1.3 mi. N
15368 Gutierrezia sarothrae      "common snakeweed" 1082 ft. W
01676 Hackelia floribunda      "many-flowered stickseed" 1.9 mi. S
02024 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "northern sweetvetch" 1009 ft. E
02171 Holodiscus dumosus      "mountainspray" 2562 ft. E
02176 Holodiscus dumosus      "mountainspray" 2562 ft. E
01673 Hydrophyllum capitatum  var. capitatum   "purple cat's breeches" 1.9 mi. S
14624 Jamesia americana      "fivepetal cliffbush" 1519 ft. W
02173 Juniperus osteosperma      "Utah juniper" 2562 ft. E
15408 Juniperus scopulorum      "Rocky Mountain juniper" 1561 ft. W
02184 Juniperus scopulorum      "Rocky Mountain juniper" 2562 ft. E
14924 Linaria       "toadflax" 1684 ft. S
01446 Linaria dalmatica      "Dalmatian toadflax" 1.3 mi. N
15318 Linaria dalmatica      "Dalmatian toadflax" 496 ft. SE
01671 Lithophragma parviflorum      "small-flowered woodland-star" 1.9 mi. S
01672 Lithospermum ruderale      "western stoneseed" 1.9 mi. S
00418 Lomatium triternatum  subsp. platycarpum   "Great Basin desert parsley" 689 ft. SE
02186 Mahonia repens      "Oregongrape" 2562 ft. E
01451 Malva neglecta      "common mallow" 1.3 mi. N
15317 Malva neglecta      "common mallow" 496 ft. SE
13627 Melilotus albus     1684 ft. S
01449 Melilotus officinalis      "yellow sweetclover" 1.3 mi. N
02182 Pachystima myrsinites     2562 ft. E
14618 Parthenocissus quinquefolia      "Virginia creeper" 1050 ft. E
01450 Penstemon eatonii  var. eatonii  1.3 mi. N
00334 Penstemon eatonii  var. eatonii  773 ft. W
14631 Perityle stansburyi      "Stansbury's rockdaisy" 1519 ft. W
14628 Petrophytum caespitosum      "rockmat" 1519 ft. W
01669 Phacelia linearis      "thread-leaf scorpionweed" 1.9 mi. S
02169 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 2562 ft. E
02508 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 1.3 mi. N
04284 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 2562 ft. E
14625 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 1519 ft. W
14626 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 1519 ft. W
15411 Populus angustifolia      "narrow-leaf cottonwood" 1561 ft. W
06820 Populus fremontii      "Fremont's cottonwood" 2.2 mi. S
09219 Populus trichocarpa     same section
14630 Populus x intercurrens  hybrid [angustifolia x fremontii ssp. fremontii]  1519 ft. W
15012 Prunus       "plum" 451 ft. S
15013 Prunus persica      "peach" 538 ft. SE
02073 Pseudotsuga menziesii      "Douglas-fir" 2562 ft. E
15010 Quercus gambelii      "Gambel oak" 931 ft. SE
02072 Rhus aromatica  var. trilobata   "skunkbush sumac" 2562 ft. E
15008 Rhus glabra      "smooth sumac" 918 ft. SE
02177 Rhus glabra      "smooth sumac" 2562 ft. E
15014 Rhus trilobata      "skunkbush sumac" 572 ft. SE
02170 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" 2562 ft. E
04285 Ribes wolfii      "Wolf's currant" 2562 ft. E
15015 Rosa       "rose" 843 ft. SE
15365 Rosa canina      "dog rose" 1082 ft. W
14629 Rosa nutkana      "Nootka rose" 1519 ft. W
02071 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" 2562 ft. E
15382 Sambucus caerulea     1.6 mi. NW
15381 Sambucus caerulea     1.6 mi. NW
01679 Senecio integerrimus  var. exaltatus   "Columbia ragwort" 1.9 mi. S
15413 Solanum dulcamara      "climbing nightshade" 1561 ft. W
14791 Sphaeromeria diversifolia      "separate-leaf chickensage" 1519 ft. W
01670 Stellaria jamesiana     1.9 mi. S
15312 Tradescantia virginiana      "Virginia spiderwort" 1.4 mi. SE
01678 Valeriana occidentalis      "western valerian" 1.9 mi. S
02723 Veronica biloba      "twolobe speedwell" 2562 ft. E
01675 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" 1.9 mi. S
02636 Zigadenus paniculatus      "foothill deathcamas" 2562 ft. E


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Hellspot Tower (Tower) Utah County, UT 836 ft. W 5125  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1957 ft. SW 5148  Orem 
Squaw Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. NE 7678  Bridal Veil Falls 
Provo Temple (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. W 4912  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. W 4889  Orem 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. W   Bridal Veil Falls 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. SW 4780  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. NW 4981  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. W 4813  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. SW 4734  Orem 
Timranogos Canal (Canal) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. NW 4813  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. SW 4748  Orem 
Little Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. NW   Bridal Veil Falls 
Y Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. SE 8452  Bridal Veil Falls 
Rock Canyon School (School) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. W 4774  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. W 4771  Orem 
Wasatch School (School) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. SW 4649  Provo 
Slide Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. S   Springville 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. N 5154  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 4620  Provo 


Taxon Links for species Hedysarum boreale  Nutt.

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

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