Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 00742 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Lappula squarrosa (Retz.) Dumort.
Common name   European stickseed
R. Collins   38  
Coll. Date 05 June 1979 
United States
Utah County
Locality 6 miles down Fountain Green road to Indianola road.
     Elev.: 8000 ft. (2439 m.)
Habitat Notes sagebrush zone, clay loamy soils in flat drainage area. 
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° 39'  32" N, 111° 34'  25" W
Township Range T13S, R3E, Sec. 27  
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):

     Lappula squarrosa (Retz.) Dumort.

     Lappula echinata Gilib.
     Lappula erecta A. Nels.
     Lappula fremontii (Torr.) Greene
     Lappula lappula (L.) Karst.
     Lappula myosotis Moench
     Lappula squarrosa var. erecta (A. Nels.) Dorn

Common Name(s): bristly sheepburr, European stickseed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=503330, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Lamiales
                                Family: Boraginaceae
                                    Genus: Lappula
                                        Species: Lappula squarrosa


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 00742s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01508s2.jpg 
specimen image: 01663s2.jpg 
specimen image: 05183s2.jpg 
specimen image: 12941d1.jpg 
specimen image: 12941s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15749s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
00740 Amelanchier utahensis      "Utah serviceberry" same section
00743 Camelina microcarpa      "littlepod false flax" same section
00741 Hackelia patens  var. patens   "spotted stickseed" same section
00744 Phlox longifolia      "long-leaf phlox" 78 ft. E


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Big Hollow Wildlife Management Area (Park) Sanpete County, UT 1644 ft. S 6349  Big Hollow 
Black Knob (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.6 mi. S 6782  Moroni 
Pollys Peak (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.2 mi. SW 6467  Big Hollow 
Devils Peak (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.8 mi. S 6483  Moroni 
House Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 2.6 mi. E 7113  Big Hollow 
Christensen Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 3.5 mi. SE 7048  Moroni 
Big Hollow (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 3.2 mi. SW   Big Hollow 
Indian Hollow (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 3.1 mi. W   Big Hollow 
Wood Hollow (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 3.8 mi. SW   Big Hollow 
Fountain Green Cemetery (Cemetery) Sanpete County, UT 3.5 mi. SW 5952  Fountain Green North 
Apple Tree Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 4.5 mi. S 6447  Moroni 
Fountain Green (Populated Place) Sanpete County, UT 3.8 mi. SW 5899  Fountain Green North 
Fountain Green Post Office (Post Office) Sanpete County, UT 3.9 mi. SW 5886  Fountain Green North 
Serviceberry Hollow (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 3.7 mi. W   Big Hollow 
Whitaker Springs (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 4.6 mi. NE 6569  Big Hollow 
Fountain Green School (School) Sanpete County, UT 4 mi. SW 5922  Fountain Green North 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Sanpete County, UT 4.2 mi. SW 5965  Fountain Green North 
Cedar Hills (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 4.3 mi. E 6582  Fairview 
Gammett Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 4.4 mi. W   Fountain Green North 
Cedar Hill (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 5.1 mi. SW 5742  Fountain Green South 


Taxon Links for species Lappula squarrosa  (Retz.) Dumort.

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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