Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 02843 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
SolanaceaeSolanaceaeSolanaceae  
Species Solanum rostratum Dunal
Common name   buffalobur nightshade
Collector(s)
F.B. O'Connell Jr.   s.n.  
Coll. Date 24 June 1992 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Utah County
Locality N American Fork, near the State Training School. 
 
Habitat Notes demi-dry, rocky disturbed ground. 
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'  53" N, 111° 47'  11" W
Township Range T5S, R1E, Sec. 12  
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).

Taxonomy


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

     Solanum rostratum Dunal

     Androcera rostrata (Dunal) Rydb.
     Solanum cornutum auct. non Lam.

Common Name(s): buffalobur, buffalobur nightshade, Colorado bur, horned nightshade, Kansas thistle, Mexican thistle, Texas thistle.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=30454, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Solanales
                                Family: Solanaceae
                                    Genus: Solanum
                                        Species: Solanum rostratum
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 02843s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02776s1.jpg 
02776
specimen image: 09039s1.jpg 
09039
specimen image: 10712s1.jpg 
10712

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05189 Campanula rapunculoides      "rampion bellflower" 1.4 mi. SE
05293 Cichorium intybus      "chicory" 1.1 mi. SE
05190 Daucus carota  ssp. carota   "Queen Anne's lace" 1.4 mi. SE
05312 Daucus carota  ssp. carota   "Queen Anne's lace" 1.1 mi. SE
05296 Dipsacus sylvestris     1.1 mi. SE
05511 Eleusine indica      "Indian goosegrass" 2.2 mi. SE
05316 Eragrostis cilianensis      "stinkgrass" 1.4 mi. SE
05510 Eragrostis pectinacea      "tufted lovegrass" 1.4 mi. SE
04738 Glycyrrhiza lepidota  var. lepidota   "Licorice" 1.4 mi. SE
04736 Helianthus nuttallii      "Nuttall's sunflower" 1.4 mi. SE
10843 Hibiscus trionum      "flower-of-an-hour" 1.2 mi. E
04574 Juncus torreyi      "Torrey's rush" 2.2 mi. SE
05294 Lactuca serriola      "prickly lettuce" 1.1 mi. SE
04735 Mentha spicata      "spearmint" 1.4 mi. SE
04573 Muhlenbergia asperifolia      "scratchgrass" 2.2 mi. SE
04737 Oenothera elata      "Hooker's evening primrose" 1.4 mi. SE
05191 Saponaria officinalis      "bouncingbet" 1.4 mi. SE
04575 Scirpus pungens  var. longispicatus  2.2 mi. SE
05295 Sonchus arvensis      "field sowthistle" 1.1 mi. SE

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Mitchell Ditch (Canal) Utah County, UT 281 ft. NW 4725  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1148 ft. SE 4712  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2472 ft. N 4771  Lehi 
American Fork Training School (School) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. E 4774  Lehi 
American Fork Junior High School (School) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. W 4767  Lehi 
American Fork High School (School) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. S 4659  Lehi 
American Fork Cemetery (Cemetery) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. SW 4702  Lehi 
McArthur Ditch (Canal) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. SE 4659  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1 mi. S 4643  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. SE 4754  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1 mi. SE 4652  Lehi 
LDA American Fork Wards 12, 22 (Church) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. S 4643  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. S 4636  Lehi 
Forbes School (School) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. S 4633  Lehi 
Pioneer Memorial Cemetery (Cemetery) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. SW 4633  Lehi 
Calvary Chapel (Church) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. S 4623  Lehi 
Shelley School (School) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. SW 4620  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. SE 4629  Lehi 
Mitchell Ditch (Canal) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. N 4889  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. SW 4620  Lehi 

Links

Taxon Links for species Solanum rostratum  Dunal

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=Solanum+rostratum

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