Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10587 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Tragopogon dubius Scop.
Common name   yellow salsify
D.M. Barnes   4510  
Coll. Date 06 June 2005 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Juab County
Locality about 1.7 miles W of Highway 132, foothills of Gilson Mountains. 
Elev.: 5374 ft. (1638 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky hillside, silty soil. 
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 39° 29'  22" N, 113° 0'  4" 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.


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

     Tragopogon dubius Scop.

     Tragopogon dubius ssp. major (Jacq.) Voll.
     Tragopogon major Jacq.

Common Name(s): common salsify, goat's beard, goatsbeard, meadow goat's-beard, salsifis majeur, salsify, Western goat's beard, western salsify, wild oysterplant, yellow goat's beard, yellow salsify.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=38564, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Tragopogon
                                        Species: Tragopogon dubius


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

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Petes Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.2 mi. W   Little Drum Pass 
Little Drum Well (Well) Millard County, UT 1.8 mi. SE 5174  Smelter Knolls West 
Little Drum Mountains (Range) Millard County, UT 2.4 mi. SW 5522  Little Drum Pass 
Drum Mine (Mine) Millard County, UT 2.9 mi. N 6093  Lady Laird Peak 
Little Drum Pass (Gap) Millard County, UT 3 mi. SW 5738  Little Drum Pass 
Greens Lake Debris Basin Number Two Dam (Dam) Iron County, UT 3.3 mi. W 6017  Lady Laird Peak 
Greens Lake Debris Basin Number Two (Reservoir) Iron County, UT 3.3 mi. W 6017  Lady Laird Peak 
Greener Reservoir (Reservoir) Millard County, UT 3.5 mi. E 4938  Smelter Knolls West 
Corral Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 4.3 mi. SW   Little Drum Pass 
Ibex Mine (Mine) Juab County, UT 5.1 mi. N 6267  Lady Laird Peak 
Horse Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 4.4 mi. SW   Little Drum Pass 
Detroit Mountains (Range) Millard County, UT 5.5 mi. N 6549  Lady Laird Peak 
Lady Laird Peak (Summit) Juab County, UT 5.7 mi. N 6841  Lady Laird Peak 
Dennison Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 5.7 mi. SW   Little Drum Pass 


Taxon Links for species Tragopogon dubius  Scop.

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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