Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 08560 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
BoraginaceaeBoraginaceaeBoraginaceae  
Species Lappula occidentalis (S. Watson) Greene
Infraspecific    var. occidentalis 
Common name   western stickseed
Collector(s)
D.M. Barnes   3332  
   with R. Jolley, K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 28 May 2003 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Kane
Locality Escalante Grand Staircase National Monument, Highway 89, ca 1 mi E of Kanab, N of Highway on Chinle outcrop.
     Elev.: 4305 ft. (1312 m.)
Habitat Notes Chinle Formation, Shinarump Member, surrounded by sage, saltbush. 
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 37° 8'  33" N, 111° 45'  43" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Lappula occidentalis var. occidentalis (S. Wats.) Greene

     Lappula echinata var. occidentalis (S. Wats.) Boivin
     Lappula redowskii auct. non (Hornem.) Greene
     Lappula redowskii var. desertorum (Greene) I.M. Johnston
     Lappula redowskii var. occidentalis (S. Wats.) Rydb.

Common Name(s): desert stickseed, flat-spine sheepburr, flatspine stickseed, western stickseed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=528678, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Lamiales
                                Family: Boraginaceae
                                    Genus: Lappula
                                        Species: Lappula occidentalis
                                            Variety: Lappula occidentalis var. occidentalis
                                                

Images

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.
08545 Abronia fragrans      "snowball sand verbena" same section
08519 Astragalus ampullarius      "gumbo milkvetch" same section
08548 Bromus tectorum      "cheatgrass" same section
08544 Croton texensis      "Texas croton" same section
08549 Cryptantha gracilis      "narrow-stemmed forget-me-not" same section
08561 Cymopterus purpureus  var. purpureus   "purple spring parsley" same section
08546 Dalea flavescens  var. flavescens   "Kanab prairie-clover" same section
08521 Eriogonum subreniforme      "kidney-leaf wild buckwheat" same section
08520 Helianthus annuus  ssp. lenticularis   "common sunflower" same section
08543 Helianthus anomalus      "western sand sunflower" same section
08555 Ipomopsis gunnisonii      "Gunnison's gilia" same section
08558 Linum aristatum      "bristle flax" same section
08551 Machaeranthera tanacetifolia      "tanseyleaf tansy aster" same section
08550 Malcolmia africana      "African mustard" same section
08553 Mentzelia multiflora      "Adonis blazingstar" same section
08559 Mirabilis alipes      "winged four o'clock" same section
08556 Oenothera pallida  var. pallida   "Pale evening primrose" same section
08518 Phacelia cephalotes      "virgin scorpionweed" same section
08554 Phacelia pulchella  var. sabulonum   "pavement scorpionweed" same section
08547 Poliomintha incana      "frosted mint" same section
08557 Stephanomeria exigua      "small wirelettuce" same section
08552 Wyethia scabra      "rough mule's ears" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Chimney Rock Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 0.6 mi. S   Lower Coyote Spring 
Chimney Rock (Pillar) Kane County, UT 0.7 mi. N 4544  Lower Coyote Spring 
Little White Rock Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 0.8 mi. S   Bridger Point 
Cedar Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 1.1 mi. SE   Bridger Point 
White Rocks (Area) Kane County, UT 1.1 mi. NW 4524  Lower Coyote Spring 
Big White Rock Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 1.2 mi. W   Lower Coyote Spring 
White Sands (Flat) Kane County, UT 2.3 mi. E 4511  Nipple Butte 
East Clark Bench (Bench) Kane County, UT 3.9 mi. S 4636  Bridger Point 
Jack Riggs Bench (Bench) Kane County, UT 4.3 mi. N 5597  Nipple Butte 
Blue Cove (Valley) Kane County, UT 4.2 mi. NW   Lower Coyote Spring 
Tworoose Pass (Gap) Duchesne County, UT 4.8 mi. NE 4423  Nipple Butte 
Bull Canyon (Stream) Kane County, UT 5 mi. NE   Nipple Butte 
Coyote Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 4.5 mi. SE   Horse Flat 
Chitum Wash (Valley) Kane County, UT 5.4 mi. S   Big Water 
Ty Hatch Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 5 mi. NE   Nipple Butte 
Dry Fork Ty Hatch Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 5.2 mi. NE   Nipple Butte 
Wet Fork Ty Hatch Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 5.2 mi. NE   Nipple Butte 
Pet Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 5.5 mi. N   Nipple Butte 
Nipple Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 4.7 mi. SE   Nipple Butte 
Smith Run (Stream) Kane County, UT 5.7 mi. N   Fourmile Bench 

Links

Taxon Links for species Lappula occidentalis  (S. Watson) Greene

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=Lappula+occidentalis

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