Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 01608 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Cardaria draba (L.) Desv.
Infraspecific    var. draba 
Common name   whitetop
J. Spafford   s.n.  
Coll. Date 11 June 1995 
United States
Juab County
Locality Highway 132 E, 2 miles off I-15, roadside.
Habitat Notes stream nearby, moist 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° 42'  33" N, 111° 47'  17" W
Township Range T13S, R1E, Sec. 2  
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).


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

     Cardaria draba ssp. draba (L.) Desv.

Common Name(s): heartpod hoarycress.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=523742, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Capparales
                                Family: Brassicaceae
                                    Genus: Cardaria
                                        Species: Cardaria draba
                                            Subspecies: Cardaria draba ssp. draba


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01608s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00748s3.jpg 
specimen image: 00798s3.jpg 
specimen image: 00892s3.jpg 
specimen image: 01507s2.jpg 
specimen image: 01646s2.jpg 
specimen image: 01666s3.jpg 
specimen image: 01775s2.jpg 
specimen image: 01833s3.jpg 
specimen image: 13445s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13685s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01609 Allium acuminatum      "taper-tip wild onion" same section
11858 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" 1.1 mi. NE
00798 Cardaria draba  var. draba   "whitetop" 1.2 mi. E
01606 Chaetopappa ericoides      "rose-heath" 1 mi. E
11861 Collomia linearis      "tiny trumpet" 1.1 mi. NE
11856 Crataegus douglasii  var. rivularis  1.1 mi. NE
01605 Cynoglossum officinale      "gypsyflower" 1 mi. E
11854 Erigeron uintahensis      "Uinta fleabane" 1.1 mi. NE
11865 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. laxifolium   "loose-leaf wild buckwheat" 1.1 mi. NE
11855 Eriogonum racemosum  var. racemosum   "redroot wild buckwheat" 1.1 mi. NE
16829 Eriogonum racemosum  var. racemosum   "redroot wild buckwheat" 1.1 mi. NE
11864 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. subaridum   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" 1.1 mi. NE
11857 Gayophytum ramosissimum      "pinyon groundsmoke" 1.1 mi. NE
01607 Hackelia patens  var. patens   "spotted stickseed" same section
01603 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "Utah sweetvetch" 1 mi. E
11850 Helianthella microcephala      "purpledisk little sunflower" 1.1 mi. NE
03755 Humulus lupulus  var. neomexicanus   "common hop" 1 mi. E
11852 Ipomopsis aggregata  var. aggregata   "scarlet gilia" 1.1 mi. NE
11849 Lactuca tatarica  var. pulchella   "blue lettuce" 1.1 mi. NE
11866 Oenothera cespitosa  var. cespitosa   "tufted evening primrose" 1.1 mi. NE
03761 Peraphyllum ramosissimum      "wild crab apple" 1 mi. E
03762 Physaria chambersii      "Chambers' twinpod" 1 mi. E
11853 Polygonum douglasii  var. douglasii  1.1 mi. NE
11862 Rudbeckia occidentalis      "western coneflower" 1.1 mi. NE
16801 Rudbeckia occidentalis      "western coneflower" 1.1 mi. NE
00797 Rumex salicifolius      "willow dock" 1.2 mi. E
00799 Sambucus caerulea     1 mi. E
11859 Solidago velutina      "three-nerved goldenrod" 1.1 mi. NE
01604 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" 1 mi. E
11851 Symphyotrichum ascendens      "western aster" 1.1 mi. NE
11863 Verbascum thapsus      "common mullein" 1.1 mi. NE
11860 Viguiera multiflora  var. multiflora   "showy goldeneye" 1.1 mi. NE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Andrews Spring Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 1363 ft. N   Nephi 
Triangle Ranch Wildlife Management Area (Park) Juab County, UT 2646 ft. SW 6129  Nephi 
Nephi Power Plant (Locale) Juab County, UT 2933 ft. E 5496  Nephi 
Gypsum Mill (Populated Place) Juab County, UT 0.9 mi. W 5299  Nephi 
Salt Spring Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 1.3 mi. E   Nephi 
Salt Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 1.3 mi. W   Nebo Basin 
Footes Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 1.4 mi. E   Mona 
Rees Flat (Flat) Juab County, UT 1.8 mi. N 6421  Nephi 
Gravel Spring (Spring) Juab County, UT 1.8 mi. SE 7261  Nephi 
Little Valley (Valley) Juab County, UT 1.9 mi. SW   Nephi 
Rocky Ridge Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 1.8 mi. E   Nephi 
Miller Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 1.8 mi. W   Nephi 
Rowleys Mine (Mine) Juab County, UT 2.1 mi. N 6083  Nephi 
Quaking Asp Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.2 mi. NW   Mona 
Juab High School (School) Juab County, UT 2.1 mi. W 5171  Nephi 
Nephi City Cemetery (Cemetery) Juab County, UT 2.1 mi. W 5164  Nephi 
Juab Middle School (School) Juab County, UT 2.2 mi. W 5161  Nephi 
Nephi School (School) Juab County, UT 2.2 mi. W 5154  Nephi 
Central Valley Medical Center (Hospital) Juab County, UT 2.2 mi. W 5154  Nephi 
Central Valley Medical Center Heliport (Airport) Juab County, UT 2.2 mi. W 5154  Nephi 


Taxon Links for species Cardaria draba  (L.) Desv.

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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