Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 12776 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Tragopogon dubius Scop.
Common name   yellow salsify
D.M. Barnes   5681  
Coll. Date 29 May 2007 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Tooele County
Locality Stansbury Island, west slopes. 
Elev.: 4601 ft. (1403 m.)
Habitat Notes salt desert shrub community; rocky wash. 
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 47° 47'  35" N, 112° 30'  56" 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

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12782 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" same section
12777 Calochortus nuttallii      "sego lily" same section
12778 Castilleja angustifolia  var. flavescens   "pale narrow-leaf paintbrush" same section
12775 Cirsium neomexicanum      "New Mexico thistle" same section
12780 Grindelia squarrosa      "curlycup gumweed" same section
12784 Krascheninnikovia lanata      "winterfat" same section
12779 Pseudoroegneria spicata      "bluebunch wheatgrass" same section
12781 Sphaeralcea parvifolia      "small-leaf globemallow" same section
12783 Tetradymia nuttallii      "Nuttall's horsebrush" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Deep Can Dam (Dam) Teton County, MT 1.1 mi. N 4561  Lake Theboe 
Kings Creek (Stream) Teton County, MT 1.2 mi. SW   Ear Mountain 
Kade Creek (Stream) Teton County, MT 1.2 mi. SW   Lake Theboe 
Ward Ranch (Locale) Teton County, MT 1.1 mi. W 4620  Lake Theboe 
Bellview School (historical) (School) Teton County, MT 1.5 mi. NW 4570  Lake Theboe 
Yeager Ranch (Locale) Teton County, MT 2 mi. N 4426  Lake Theboe 
North Coulee (Valley) Teton County, MT 2.4 mi. S   Lake Theboe 
South Fork Willow Creek (Stream) Teton County, MT 2 mi. NE   Ear Mountain 
North Fork Willow Creek (Stream) Teton County, MT 2 mi. NE   Ear Mountain 
Tin Can Coulee (Valley) Teton County, MT 1.9 mi. NE   Lake Theboe 
Durr Ranch (Locale) Teton County, MT 2.6 mi. N 4518  Lake Theboe 
Belleview Post Office (historical) (Post Office) Teton County, MT 2.2 mi. NE 4344  Watson Flats 
Peebles Ranch (Locale) Teton County, MT 2.3 mi. NE 4344  Watson Flats 
Pine Butte (Summit) Teton County, MT 3.3 mi. N 5007  Lake Theboe 
Theboe Lake (Reservoir) Teton County, MT 2.4 mi. W 4679  Lake Theboe 
Theboe Lake Dam (Dam) Teton County, MT 2.4 mi. W 4679  Lake Theboe 
Lake Theboe (Lake) Teton County, MT 2.4 mi. W 4675  Lake Theboe 
Saypo Post Office (historical) (Post Office) Teton County, MT 2.6 mi. W 4626  Lake Theboe 
Saypo (Populated Place) Teton County, MT 2.6 mi. W 4626  Lake Theboe 
Saypo School (historical) (School) Teton County, MT 2.6 mi. W 4626  Lake Theboe 


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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