Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 08642 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
BrassicaceaeBrassicaceaeBrassicaceae  
Species Descurainia pinnata (Walter) Britton
Infraspecific    var. nelsonii (Rydb.) M. Peck
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   3437  
   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):

     Descurainia pinnata ssp. nelsonii (Rydb.) Detling

     Descurainia brachycarpa var. nelsonii (Rydb.) O.E. Schulz
     Descurainia pinnata var. nelsonii (Rydb.) M.E. Peck
     Sophia nelsonii Rydb.

Common Name(s): Nelson's tansymustard.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=22834, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Capparales
                                Family: Brassicaceae
                                    Genus: Descurainia
                                        Species: Descurainia pinnata
                                            Subspecies: Descurainia pinnata ssp. nelsonii
                                                

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 08642s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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00063
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00064
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00912
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01008
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02665
specimen image: 06087s3.jpg 
06087
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06728
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06872
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08189
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08718
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09322
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11070
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11291
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11352
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11474
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13592
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13646
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13717

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08640 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" same section
08643 Lappula occidentalis  var. occidentalis   "western stickseed" 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 Descurainia pinnata  (Walter) Britton

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=Descurainia+pinnata

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