Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 08835 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Glycyrrhiza lepidota Pursh
Common name   American licorice
D.M. Barnes   3514  
Coll. Date 12 July 2003 
United States
Locality S of north American Fork freeway exit, 700 south in Lehi.
Habitat Notes along ditch-bank south of road 
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° 23'  1" N, 111° 51'  43" W
Township Range T5S, R1E, Sec. 17 S 1/2  
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):

     Glycyrrhiza lepidota Pursh

     Glycyrrhiza glutinosa Nutt.
     Glycyrrhiza lepidota var. glutinosa (Nutt.) S. Wats.

Common Name(s): American licorice, licorice, wild licorice.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=26719, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Glycyrrhiza
                                        Species: Glycyrrhiza lepidota


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 08835s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04738s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05701s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07000s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10278s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11340s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11763d1.jpg 
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specimen image: 12446s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13475s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15901s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
13620 Aster adscendens      "western aster" 1.1 mi. NE
13622 Centaurea solstitialis      "yellow star-thistle" 1.1 mi. SW
15290 Convolvulus arvensis      "field bindweed" 2.1 mi. NW
16802 Helianthus nuttallii      "Nuttall's sunflower" 1 mi. W
09845 Helianthus nuttallii      "Nuttall's sunflower" 1 mi. W
00308 Hemerocallis fulva      "orange day-lily" same section
14085 Lactuca serriola      "prickly lettuce" same section
05833 Lobelia erinus      "edging lobelia" 1.9 mi. N
14060 Lythrum salicaria      "purple loosestrife" 2757 ft. N
08833 Polygonum amphibium      "water knotweed" same section
08834 Saponaria officinalis      "bouncingbet" same section
02839 Sedum debile      "orpine stonecrop" 1.4 mi. NW
02929 Tribulus terrestris      "puncturevine" 1 mi. W
05834 Zinnia elegans      "elegant zinnia" 1.9 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Meadow School (School) Utah County, UT 1707 ft. E 4547  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. E 4547  Lehi 
Lehi Post Office (Post Office) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. E 4554  Lehi 
Lehi (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 4564  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 4561  Lehi 
Margaret Wines Park (Park) Utah County, UT 1 mi. NE 4574  Lehi 
Lehi School (School) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 4577  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. N 4593  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. NE 4557  Lehi 
New Survey Ditch (Canal) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. N 4570  Lehi 
Lehi High School (School) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. E 4554  Lehi 
Sego Lily School (School) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. NE 4584  Lehi 
Draper Post Office (Post Office) Salt Lake County, UT 1.8 mi. S 4495  Pelican Point 
Lehi Cemetery (Cemetery) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. NE 4623  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. N 4652  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. NE 4600  Lehi 
Dry Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. SW   Lehi 
Spring Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2 mi. SE   Lehi 
Lehi Junior High School (School) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. NE 4669  Lehi 
Mill Pond (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. E 4524  Lehi 


Taxon Links for species Glycyrrhiza lepidota  Pursh

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

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