Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15764 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Thlaspi montanum L.
Infraspecific    var. montanum 
Oliver Hansen   47  
   with Charles Hansen
Coll. Date 01 July 2010 
United States
Summit County
Locality Uinta Mountains, Smith’s Fork Basin, ca. 5 miles SSW of China Meadows trailhead, near a sign marked “Stillwater JC”;
     Elev.: 9902 ft. (3019 m.)
Habitat Notes margin of marshy, mountain meadow in a lodgepole pine forest. 
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° 52'  54.36" N, 110° 26'  5.34" 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.
Voucher Senior Thesis Voucher for Henry's Fork and Vicinity Checklist, Block 19, northern Utah and southern Wyoming. 


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

     Thlaspi montanum var. montanum L.

     Noccaea cochleariformis (DC.) A.& D. Löve
     Noccaea montana (L.) F.K. Mey.
     Thlaspi alpestre auct. non L.
     Thlaspi alpestre var. glaucum A. Nels.
     Thlaspi australe A. Nels.
     Thlaspi cochleariforme DC.
     Thlaspi fendleri var. coloradense (Rydb.) Maguire
     Thlaspi fendleri var. glaucum (A. Nels.) C.L. Hitchc.
     Thlaspi fendleri var. hesperium (Payson) C.L. Hitchc.
     Thlaspi fendleri var. tenuipes Maguire
     Thlaspi glaucum (A. Nels.) A. Nels.
     Thlaspi glaucum var. hesperium Payson
     Thlaspi glaucum var. pedunculatum Payson
     Thlaspi hesperium (Payson) G.N. Jones

Common Name(s): alpine pennycress, alpine pennygrass.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=530668, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Capparales
                                Family: Brassicaceae
                                    Genus: Thlaspi
                                        Species: Thlaspi montanum
                                            Variety: Thlaspi montanum var. montanum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 15764s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 14027s1.jpg 
specimen image: 14027c1.jpg 
specimen image: 14027b1.jpg 
specimen image: 14027a1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15760 Caltha leptosepala  var. leptosepala   "white marsh marigold" same section
15763 Draba stenoloba  var. nana   "alpine whitlow-cress" same section
15762 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. porteri  same section
02913 Polemonium pulcherrimum  var. delicatum  2.4 mi. SE
15761 Polygonum bistortoides      "American bistort" same section
15766 Potentilla diversifolia  var. diversifolia   "diverse-leaf cinquefoil" same section
15765 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Lake Hessie (Lake) Summit County, UT 1 mi. S 10624  Mount Powell 
Bull Park (Flat) Summit County, UT 2.4 mi. N 10092  Bridger Lake 
High Line Trail (Trail) Summit County, UT 1.9 mi. W 10434  Bridger Lake 
Broadbent Meadow (Flat) Summit County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 10220  Mount Powell 
Bear Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 3.1 mi. SE 10775  Mount Powell 
Trail Head Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 3.3 mi. NE 9456  Bridger Lake 
Sawmill Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 3.3 mi. SE 10663  Mount Powell 
Big Meadows (Flat) Summit County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 10306  Bridger Lake 
China Meadows (Flat) Summit County, UT 3.6 mi. NE 9403  Bridger Lake 
Elkhorn Crossing (Locale) Summit County, UT 3.3 mi. SE 10381  Mount Powell 
China Meadows Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 3.8 mi. NE 9394  Bridger Lake 
Bald Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 3.2 mi. W 11047  Mount Powell 
Flat Top Mountain (Summit) Summit County, UT 4.1 mi. S 12123  Mount Powell 
China Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 4.3 mi. N 9416  Bridger Lake 
Mansfield Meadows (Flat) Summit County, UT 3.5 mi. W 10227  Bridger Lake 
Sargent Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 4 mi. NE 9692  Bridger Lake 
Alligator Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 3.5 mi. E 10040  Gilbert Peak NE 
Bald Mountain (Summit) Summit County, UT 3.6 mi. W 11756  Mount Lovenia 
China Lake Dam (Dam) Summit County, UT 4.5 mi. N 9505  Bridger Lake 
China Lake (Reservoir) Summit County, UT 4.5 mi. N 9505  Bridger Lake 


Taxon Links for species Thlaspi montanum  L.

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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