Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 07420 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Physaria occidentalis (S. Watson) O'Kane & Al-Shehbaz
Infraspecific    var. cinerascens (Maguire & A.H. Holmgren) S.L. Welsh
Common name   western bladderpod
Donna M. Barnes   2781  
   with K.T. Harper, R. Jolley
Coll. Date 24 June 2002 
United States
Box Elder
Locality Raft River Mountains, Cabin Spring vicinity, along Cabin Spring Road (FR 011), ca. 2.8 road miles SE of the junction with Onemile Canyon Road;
     Elev.: 9093 ft. (2772 m.)
Habitat Notes wind-swept meadow; caespitose 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 41° 55'  25" N, 113° 27'  6" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.


No synonyms recognized in the ITIS database.


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.
10724 Agoseris aurantiaca  var. aurantiaca   "orange agoseris" same section
07432 Agoseris glauca  var. glauca   "mountain dandelion" 1 mi. NE
10730 Antennaria anaphaloides      "pearly pussytoes" same section
07433 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" 1 mi. NE
10738 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" same section
07450 Arenaria fendleri  var. glabrescens   "King's sandwort" 1.6 mi. NE
07452 Artemisia nova      "black sagebrush" 1.6 mi. NE
14700 Artemisia nova  var. nova  1.5 mi. NE
07440 Astragalus agrestis      "field milkvetch" 1 mi. NE
10753 Astragalus agrestis      "field milkvetch" same section
07416 Astragalus calycosus  var. calycosus   "Torrey's milkvetch" same section
07457 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" 1.6 mi. NE
07451 Balsamorhiza hookeri  var. hispidula   "Hooker's balsamroot" 1.6 mi. NE
07429 Boechera holboellii  var. pinetorum  1 mi. NE
07449 Castilleja angustifolia  var. flavescens   "pale narrow-leaf paintbrush" 1.6 mi. NE
07459 Chaenactis douglasii      "Douglas' dusty-maiden" 1.6 mi. NE
07448 Chaenactis douglasii  var. douglasii   "Douglas' dusty-maiden" 1.6 mi. NE
10718 Collinsia parviflora      "maiden blue eyed Mary" same section
10732 Collomia linearis      "tiny trumpet" same section
10735 Crepis atribarba      "slender hawksbeard" same section
07458 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" 1.6 mi. NE
07445 Descurainia californica      "Sierra tansy mustard" 1.6 mi. NE
07437 Erigeron nanus      "dwarf fleabane" 1 mi. NE
10733 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" same section
07454 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" 1.6 mi. NE
14701 Eriogonum microthecum  var. laxiflorum   "Great Basin wild buckwheat" 1.5 mi. NE
07434 Eriogonum microthecum  var. laxiflorum   "Great Basin wild buckwheat" 1 mi. NE
07435 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. majus   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" 1 mi. NE
10723 Geranium viscosissimum  var. incisum   "sticky purple geranium" same section
11332 Helenium hoopesii      "orange sneezeweed" 2316 ft. W
10736 Helenium hoopesii      "orange sneezeweed" same section
10725 Heuchera parvifolia      "little-leaf alumroot" same section
07417 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. caespitosa   "caespitose four-nerve daisy" same section
10728 Koeleria macrantha      "prairie Junegrass" same section
10729 Leucopoa kingii      "spike fescue" same section
07436 Leucopoa kingii      "spike fescue" 1 mi. NE
10734 Lewisia pygmaea      "dwarf lewisia" same section
07439 Lithophragma glabrum      "bulbous woodland-star" 1 mi. NE
07431 Lomatium foeniculaceum  var. macdougalii   "Macdougal's desert biscuitroot" 1 mi. NE
10716 Lychnis drummondii     same section
07441 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" 1 mi. NE
07442 Osmorhiza berteroi      "sweetcicely" 1 mi. NE
10714 Osmorhiza depauperata      "bluntseed sweetroot" same section
07446 Oxytropis sericea      "white locoweed" 1.6 mi. NE
10726 Oxytropis sericea      "white locoweed" same section
07460 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" 1.6 mi. NE
07461 Penstemon rydbergii  var. rydbergii   "Rydberg's beardtongue" 1.6 mi. NE
11333 Penstemon rydbergii  var. rydbergii   "Rydberg's beardtongue" 2316 ft. W
07430 Phlox multiflora      "mountain phlox" 1 mi. NE
07427 Poa fendleriana      "muttongrass" 1 mi. NE
07428 Poa fendleriana  ssp. longiligula   "muttongrass" 1 mi. NE
07415 Potentilla rubricaulis      "red-stemmed cinquefoil" same section
07426 Pseudoroegneria spicata  ssp. spicata   "bluebunch wheatgrass" 1 mi. NE
10727 Pseudoroegneria spicata  ssp. spicata   "bluebunch wheatgrass" same section
14702 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" 2916 ft. NE
07462 Sedum lanceolatum      "spearleaf stonecrop" 1.6 mi. NE
07456 Senecio streptanthifolius      "Rocky Mountain groundsel" 1.6 mi. NE
10717 Spergularia rubra      "red sandspurry" same section
10731 Stellaria jamesiana     same section
07453 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" 1.6 mi. NE
07418 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" same section
07455 Symphoricarpos oreophilus  var. parishii   "Parish's snowberry" 1.6 mi. NE
10713 Taraxacum officinale      "common dandelion" same section
10737 Veronica serpyllifolia      "thymeleaf speedwell" same section
07444 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" 1 mi. NE
10715 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" same section
07443 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" 1 mi. NE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cabin Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 0.8 mi. E 8803  Standrod 
Onemile Guard Station (Locale) Box Elder County, UT 1.8 mi. N 6831  Standrod 
South Fork George Creek (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 1.6 mi. W   Standrod 
Dipping Vat Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 1.9 mi. NW 7064  Standrod 
Little Valley (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 1.7 mi. W   Standrod 
Right Fork Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2.2 mi. S 9098  Standrod 
Right Fork Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2.2 mi. S 8954  Standrod 
Pine Creek Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2.3 mi. S 8846  Standrod 
Pine Creek Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2.3 mi. S 8826  Standrod 
Sawtooth National Forest - Raft River Division (Forest) Box Elder County, UT 1.8 mi. E 8800  Standrod 
The Meadows (Flat) Box Elder County, UT 1.9 mi. E 8862  Standrod 
Sawtooth National Forest (Forest) Box Elder County, UT 2.2 mi. SW 7730  Standrod 
Sawmill Canyon (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 2.7 mi. N   Standrod 
Dry Fork Pine Creek (Arroyo) Box Elder County, UT 3.1 mi. S   Standrod 
Bally Mountains (Range) Box Elder County, UT 3 mi. N 7874  Standrod 
Bally Mountains (Range) Cassia County, ID 3 mi. N 8052  Standrod 
George Peak (Summit) Box Elder County, UT 2.9 mi. SW 9528  Standrod 
Fisher Lake (Lake) Box Elder County, UT 3.1 mi. SE 8819  Standrod 
Jones Creek (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 3.6 mi. N   Standrod 
Raft River Mountains (Range) Box Elder County, UT 3.1 mi. SE 9170  Standrod 


Taxon Links for species Physaria occidentalis  (S. Watson) O'Kane & Al-Shehbaz

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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