Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 01216 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
AlliaceaeAmaryllidaceaeLiliaceae  
Species Allium acuminatum Hook.
Common name   tapertip wild onion
Collector(s)
K. Anderson   98  
Coll. Date 26 June 1991 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Sevier
Locality Durfee Homestead.
     Elev.: 7400 ft. (2256 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky, sandy, sagebrush-juniper community. 
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 38° 49'  21" N, 111° 56'  4" W
Township Range T23S, R1W, Sec. 8  
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):

     Allium acuminatum Hook.

     Allium acuminatum var. cuspidatum Fern.

Common Name(s): tapertip onion, taper-tip onion.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=42707, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Liliidae
                            Order: Liliales
                                Family: Liliaceae
                                    Genus: Allium
                                        Species: Allium acuminatum
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01216s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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00199
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00289
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00290
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00293
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01516
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01633
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15931

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01215 Castilleja sulphurea      "sulphur paintbrush" same section
01217 Physaria newberryi      "Newberry's twinpod" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Peterson Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 0.9 mi. SW   Water Creek Canyon 
Rock Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 2.2 mi. S 5971  Sigurd 
Kings Meadow (Flat) Sevier County, UT 2.3 mi. SE 6004  Sigurd 
Rainbow Hills (Summit) Sevier County, UT 2.4 mi. S 6395  Sigurd 
Mud Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 2.5 mi. S 5919  Sigurd 
Sigurd (Populated Place) Sevier County, UT 2.2 mi. NW 5223  Sigurd 
Black Knoll (Summit) Sevier County, UT 2.1 mi. W 5233  Sigurd 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Sevier County, UT 2.2 mi. NW 5227  Sigurd 
Brine Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 2.1 mi. W   Sigurd 
Sage Flat (Flat) Sevier County, UT 2.4 mi. NE 5843  Sigurd 
Kings Meadow Canyon (Valley) Sevier County, UT 2.9 mi. S   Water Creek Canyon 
Willow Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 2.8 mi. S 6290  Sigurd 
Carter Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 2.9 mi. S 6368  Sigurd 
North Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 3 mi. SE 6365  Sigurd 
Sage Flat Divide (Gap) Sevier County, UT 2.7 mi. NE 5886  Sigurd 
Vermillion (Populated Place) Sevier County, UT 3.1 mi. N 5236  Sigurd 
Vermillion Canal (Canal) Sevier County, UT 2.7 mi. W 5233  Sigurd 
Sigurd Cemetery (Cemetery) Sevier County, UT 2.8 mi. NW 5266  Sigurd 
Rocky Ford Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 3.4 mi. N 5223  Sigurd 
Rocky Ford Dam (Dam) Sevier County, UT 3.4 mi. N 5223  Sigurd 

Links

Taxon Links for species Allium acuminatum  Hook.

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=Allium+acuminatum

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