Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 08434 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Physaria occidentalis (S. Watson) O'Kane & Al-Shehbaz
Infraspecific    var. cinerascens (Maguire & A.H. Holmgren) S.L. Welsh
Common name   western bladderpod
J.G. Harris   3300  
   with M.W. Harris
Coll. Date 22 June 2003 
United States
Millard County
Locality House Range, saddle ca. 0.3 km E of Notch Peak.
     Elev.: 9184 ft. (2800 m.)
Habitat Notes mountain mahogany community; limestone cliffs, ledges and scree. 
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° 8'  34" N, 113° 24'  21" 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.
Specimen Notes [=P. o. var. goodrichii (Rollins) S.L. Welsh, sensu Welsh 2008:336, J.A. Alexander, October 2010]. 


No synonyms recognized in the ITIS database.


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08417 Acer glabrum  var. diffusum   "Rocky Mountain maple" same section
08428 Castilleja angustifolia  var. flavescens   "pale narrow-leaf paintbrush" same section
16876 Cercocarpus intricatus      "little-leaf mountain mahogany" 1.2 mi. SW
08436 Cryptantha compacta      "dwarf cat's eye" same section
08424 Delphinium andersonii      "Anderson's larkspur" same section
08431 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" same section
08430 Erigeron tener      "slender fleabane" same section
08423 Erigeron tener      "slender fleabane" same section
08432 Eriogonum ovalifolium  var. nivale   "alpine cushion wild buckwheat" same section
08440 Eriogonum puberulum     same section
08419 Fendlerella utahensis      "Utah fendlerbush" same section
08429 Galium multiflorum  var. multiflorum  same section
08426 Galium multiflorum  var. multiflorum  same section
08435 Ipomopsis congesta  var. congesta   "ball-headed gilia" same section
08422 Jamesia tetrapetala      "four-petaled cliff bush" same section
08441 Lomatium scabrum  var. scabrum   "rough desert parsley" same section
08437 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" same section
08438 Primula cusickiana  var. domensis   "House Range primrose" same section
08418 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" same section
16875 Ribes velutinum      "desert gooseberry" 1.3 mi. SW
08425 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" same section
08433 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" same section
08427 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" same section
08420 Symphoricarpos longiflorus      "long-flowered snowberry" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Notch Peak (Summit) Millard County, UT 1107 ft. W 9334  Notch Peak 
Sawtooth Mountain (Summit) Millard County, UT 0.6 mi. NE 8383  Notch Peak 
Pine Peak (Summit) Millard County, UT 1.7 mi. N 9216  Notch Peak 
Hell'n Moriah Kitchen (Basin) Millard County, UT 2.1 mi. SE 7294  Hell'n Moriah Canyon 
Klondike Mine (Mine) Millard County, UT 2.3 mi. NE 7064  Miller Cove 
Contact Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.4 mi. NE   Notch Peak 
Water Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.5 mi. NE   Notch Peak 
Side Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.7 mi. NE   Miller Cove 
Baldy (Summit) Millard County, UT 3.4 mi. N 8488  Notch Peak 
Amasa Valley (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.4 mi. NE   Notch Peak 
Hell'n Moriah Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.7 mi. S   Skull Rock Pass 
Painter Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 3.5 mi. N 5574  Notch Peak 
Sawtooth Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.1 mi. E   Notch Peak 
Orr Ridge (Ridge) Millard County, UT 3.8 mi. NE 8163  Miller Cove 
Brown Queen Mine (Mine) Millard County, UT 5 mi. N 7139  Notch Peak 
House Range (Range) Millard County, UT 5.2 mi. N 6946  Notch Peak 
Jackson Pond (Lake) Millard County, UT 4.6 mi. SW 4482  Hell'n Moriah Canyon 
Sneakover Pass (Gap) Millard County, UT 5.4 mi. SE 6309  Skull Rock Pass 
North Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 6.5 mi. NE   Notch Peak 


Taxon Links for species Physaria occidentalis  (S. Watson) O'Kane & Al-Shehbaz

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

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