Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 08643 
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)
Donna M. Barnes   3436  
   with K.T. Harper, M. Barnes
Coll. Date 13 June 2003 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Millard
Locality alluvial fans on the E side of the Little Rough Range, along the Pine Valley-Ferguson Desert Road, ca. 13.3 miles N of the road junction at the north end of the Pine Valley Hardpan, exclosure on W side of the road;
     Elev.: 5614 ft. (1712 m.)
Habitat Notes black sage-bud sage community; desert pavement. 
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 38° 50'  7" N, 113° 41'  35" 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.

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.
08642 Descurainia pinnata  var. nelsonii  same section
08640 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" same section
08641 Lepidium lasiocarpum  var. georginum  same section
08644 Orobanche corymbosa      "flat-top broomrape" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cat Knoll (Summit) Millard County, UT 1.5 mi. SE 5725  Middle Mountain 
Little Rough Range (Range) Millard County, UT 1.9 mi. SW 6529  Middle Mountain 
Pine Pass Reservoir (Reservoir) Millard County, UT 3.4 mi. S 5843  Middle Mountain 
Ecks Knoll (Summit) Millard County, UT 3.2 mi. NE 5581  Pyramid Knoll 
Ecks Knoll Reservoir (Reservoir) Millard County, UT 3.4 mi. NE 5348  Pyramid Knoll 
Pine Pass (Gap) Millard County, UT 4 mi. S 5889  Middle Mountain 
Hawks Nest (Summit) Millard County, UT 4 mi. N 5499  Pyramid Knoll 
Pine Valley (Valley) Millard County, UT 4.2 mi. S   Observation Knoll 
Middle Mountain (Summit) Millard County, UT 4 mi. SE 6628  Middle Mountain 
Brecks Knoll (Summit) Millard County, UT 4.3 mi. N 5597  Pyramid Knoll 
Shotgun Knoll (Summit) Millard County, UT 5.4 mi. N 5584  Pyramid Knoll 
Tunnel Spring Mountains (Range) Millard County, UT 5.7 mi. SW 7825  Big Jensen Pass 

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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