Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 18091 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
ConvolvulaceaeConvolvulaceaeCuscutaceae  
Species Cuscuta pentagona Engelm.
Common name   fiveangled dodder
Collector(s)
Steve Hegji   0248  
Coll. Date 17 October 2013 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Salt Lake County
Locality Salt Lake City, sidewalk planter strip just east of Utah Department of Natural Resources building.
     Elev.: 4225 ft. (1288 m.)
Latitude Longitude 40° 46'  20.16" N, 111° 56'  3.61" 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.

Taxonomy


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

     Cuscuta pentagona Engelm.

Common Name(s): bush-clover dodder, field dodder, fiveangled dodder, lespedeza dodder.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=30745, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Solanales
                                Family: Cuscutaceae
                                    Genus: Cuscuta
                                        Species: Cuscuta pentagona
                                                                                            

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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
18089 Datura wrightii      "sacred thorn-apple" 327 ft. N
X1992 Hylotelephium telephium      "witch's moneybags" 1774 ft. NE
18090 Malvella leprosa      "alkali mallow" 600 ft. N
18087 Solanum rostratum      "buffalobur nightshade" 1773 ft. NE

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Agricultural Park (subdivision) (Populated Place) Salt Lake County, UT 676 ft. N 4219  Salt Lake City North 
Bunnells (subdivision) (Populated Place) Salt Lake County, UT 1087 ft. W 4223  Salt Lake City North 
Salt Lake City KOA (Park) Salt Lake County, UT 1237 ft. E 4223  Salt Lake City North 
Rock Springs (subdivision) (Populated Place) Salt Lake County, UT 1765 ft. N 4223  Salt Lake City North 
Camp VIP (Locale) Salt Lake County, UT 1464 ft. E 4223  Salt Lake City North 
Northwest Park (Park) Salt Lake County, UT 1806 ft. NE 4223  Salt Lake City North 
Deskys Addition Three and Four (subdivision) (Populated Place) Salt Lake County, UT 1784 ft. W 4223  Salt Lake City North 
Fairfield (subdivision) (Populated Place) Salt Lake County, UT 2391 ft. N 4223  Salt Lake City North 
Grace Assembly of God Church (Church) Salt Lake County, UT 2169 ft. NE 4223  Salt Lake City North 
Jordan Addition (Populated Place) Salt Lake County, UT 2212 ft. SE 4223  Salt Lake City North 
Hanson (subdivision) (Populated Place) Salt Lake County, UT 2753 ft. N 4223  Salt Lake City North 
Geurts (subdivision) (Populated Place) Salt Lake County, UT 2781 ft. N 4223  Salt Lake City North 
Holmes and Hendersons (subdivision) (Populated Place) Salt Lake County, UT 2477 ft. SW 4223  Salt Lake City North 
Miles and Hamiltons Addition (subdivision) (Populated Place) Salt Lake County, UT 0.6 mi. S 4226  Salt Lake City North 
Great Westside (subdivision) (Populated Place) Salt Lake County, UT 2771 ft. SE 4226  Salt Lake City North 
Irving Park Addition (subdivision) (Populated Place) Salt Lake County, UT 0.6 mi. S 4226  Salt Lake City North 
Canal Greenbelt Park (Park) Salt Lake County, UT 2920 ft. NW 4219  Salt Lake City North 
Deskys Addition Five (subdivision) (Populated Place) Salt Lake County, UT 2710 ft. W 4223  Salt Lake City North 
Waverly (subdivision) (Populated Place) Salt Lake County, UT 0.7 mi. N 4223  Salt Lake City North 
Highland Park Addition (Populated Place) Salt Lake County, UT 0.6 mi. SE 4226  Salt Lake City North 

Links

Taxon Links for species Cuscuta pentagona  Engelm.

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=Cuscuta+pentagona

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