Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 07397 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Lomatium junceum Barneby & N.H. Holmgren
Common name   rush biscuitroot
K.T. Harper   2002-8  
   with Debi Clark
Coll. Date 01 May 2002 
United States
Emery County
Locality Mussentuchit site.
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° 42'  29" N, 111° 11'  48" W
Township Range T24S, R6E, Sec. 24, NW1/4  
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):

     Lomatium junceum Barneby & N. Holmgren

     Aletes juncea (Barneby & N. Holmgren) W.A. Weber

Common Name(s): rush biscuitroot.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=29714, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Apiales
                                Family: Apiaceae
                                    Genus: Lomatium
                                        Species: Lomatium junceum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 07397s2.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10025 Sphaeralcea psoraloides      "scurfpea globemallow" 1.4 mi. SW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Sand Cove Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 0.8 mi. S 5611  Mussentuchit Flat 
Wests Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 1 mi. NW 5748  Mussentuchit Flat 
Mussentuchit Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 1.2 mi. SE   Willow Springs 
Road End Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 1.3 mi. NE 5561  Mussentuchit Flat 
Dinner Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 5647  Mussentuchit Flat 
Reeds Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 5594  Mussentuchit Flat 
Twin Peaks (Summit) Emery County, UT 2.3 mi. S 5820  Mussentuchit Flat 
North Willow Springs (Spring) Emery County, UT 2 mi. NE 5545  Mussentuchit Flat 
Blue Flat Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 2.7 mi. N 5758  Mussentuchit Flat 
Deadman Peak (Summit) Emery County, UT 2.6 mi. E 5545  Mussentuchit Flat 
Sand Rock Reservoir (Spring) Emery County, UT 3.3 mi. E 5506  Mussentuchit Flat 
Mussentuchit Flat (Flat) Emery County, UT 3.9 mi. SE 5650  Mussentuchit Flat 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.9 mi. NW   Willow Springs 
Mussentuchit Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 4.9 mi. S 5640  Mussentuchit Flat 
Ant Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 4.5 mi. SE 5719  Mussentuchit Flat 
Red Point (Summit) Emery County, UT 5.4 mi. S 5925  Mussentuchit Flat 
Mesa Butte (Summit) Emery County, UT 5.5 mi. N 6739  Mesa Butte 
Pitchforth Spring (Summit) Emery County, UT 4.8 mi. SE 5791  Ireland Mesa 
Lone Tree Crossing (Populated Place) Emery County, UT 5.4 mi. NE 5361  Mesa Butte 
Lane Tree (Locale) Emery County, UT 5.6 mi. NE 5361  Big Bend Draw 


Taxon Links for species Lomatium junceum  Barneby & N.H. Holmgren

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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