Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 08394 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Lotus plebeius (Brandegee) Barneby
Common name   New Mexico bird's-foot trefoil
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   3244  
   with K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 15 May 2003 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Washington
Locality Red Hollow vicinity, in a canyon on the SW base of Square Top Mountain, ca. 5 air miles E of Beaver Dam Wash & 8.4 road miles NW of Shivwits Indian Reservation northern boundary fence line;
     Elev.: 4940 ft. (1506 m.)
Habitat Notes steep, bouldery, W facing slope; desert shrub 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 37° 19'  32" N, 113° 54'  34" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)
Specimen Notes reported Nolina site. 

Taxonomy


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

     Lotus plebeius (Brand) Barneby

     Hosackia puberula var. nana Gray
     Lotus longebracteatus Rydb.
     Lotus neomexicanus Greene
     Lotus X nummularius (M.E. Jones) Tidestrom
     Lotus oroboides auct. non (Kunth) Ottley
     Lotus oroboides var. nanus (Gray) Isely
     Lotus oroboides var. nummularius (M.E. Jones) Isely

Common Name(s): common birdsfoot trefoil, longbrack trefoil, long-bract bird's-foot-trefoil, New Mexico birdsfoot trefoil, New Mexico bird's-foot trefoil.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=503560, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Lotus
                                        Species: Lotus plebeius
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 08394s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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02951
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10542
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11478
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11478
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11478
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11579
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11579
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11579

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08681 Achnatherum speciosum      "desert needlegrass" 1.7 mi. S
14471 Arctostaphylos pungens      "pointleaf manzanita" 1605 ft. E
14466 Arctostaphylos pungens      "pointleaf manzanita" 638 ft. SE
08672 Calyptridium monandrum     1.7 mi. S
13223 Cirsium neomexicanum      "New Mexico thistle" same section
13222 Cirsium neomexicanum      "New Mexico thistle" same section
08399 Cirsium neomexicanum      "New Mexico thistle" same section
08404 Cryptantha decipiens      "gravel forget-me-not" same section
08393 Cryptantha gracilis      "narrow-stemmed forget-me-not" same section
08405 Cryptantha micrantha      "purple-rooted forget-me-not" same section
14470 Ephedra viridis  var. viridis  1605 ft. E
08679 Eriastrum sparsiflorum      "Great Basin woollystar" 1.7 mi. S
14468 Ericameria nauseosa  var. graveolens  1605 ft. E
08402 Eriogonum davidsonii      "Davidson's wild buckwheat" same section
08674 Eriogonum fasciculatum  var. polifolium   "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" 1.7 mi. S
08677 Eriophyllum lanosum      "white easterbonnets" 1.7 mi. S
08675 Helianthus annuus  ssp. lenticularis   "common sunflower" 1.7 mi. S
08400 Hymenopappus filifolius  var. cinereus   "common woollywhite" same section
08403 Layia glandulosa      "white-daisy tidytips" same section
08397 Lomatium parryi      "Parry's desert parsley" same section
08395 Lotus rigidus      "shrubby deervetch" same section
08680 Lupinus pusillus  var. intermontanus  1.7 mi. S
14467 Nolina microcarpa      "sacahuista" 1018 ft. SE
08671 Oenothera albicaulis      "prairie evening primrose" 1.7 mi. S
08406 Opuntia acanthocarpa     same section
14469 Penstemon ambiguus      "shrubby sand beardtongue" 1605 ft. E
08401 Phacelia cryptantha      "hidden-flower scorpionweed" same section
08682 Phacelia rotundifolia      "round-leaf scorpionweed" 1.7 mi. S
08398 Poa bigelovii      "Bigelow's bluegrass" same section
14472 Purshia tridentata      "antelope bitterbrush" 1605 ft. E
08676 Salvia columbariae      "chia" 1.7 mi. S
08673 Salvia columbariae      "chia" 1.7 mi. S
08678 Sphaeralcea rusbyi      "Rusby's globemallow" 1.7 mi. S
08396 Yucca utahensis      "Utah narrow-leaf yucca" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Square Top Mountain (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. NE 6989  Motoqua 
Red Hollow Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. SW 4062  Motoqua 
Red Hollow Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. SW 3957  Motoqua 
Butcher Knife Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. NW   Goldstrike 
Jackson Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. S 3963  Motoqua 
Nordin Ranch (Locale) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. W 3822  Motoqua 
Black Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.6 mi. N   Goldstrike 
Cole Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. SE 4196  Gunlock 
Jackson Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. NE 6651  Gunlock 
Jackson Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. S 3963  Motoqua 
Quail Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.1 mi. N   Maple Ridge 
Bull Run Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 4.3 mi. N 4685  Goldstrike 
Pegleg Gulch (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.3 mi. N   Motoqua 
Hamburg Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 4.3 mi. N 5325  Goldstrike 
Arsenic Gulch (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.4 mi. N   Gunlock 
Longley Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.5 mi. N   Goldstrike 
Goldstrike (Locale) Washington County, UT 4.6 mi. N 4603  Goldstrike 
Potters Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 4.5 mi. NW 4800  Motoqua 
Manganese Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.2 mi. SE 4249  Gunlock 
Cane Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.3 mi. NW 4088  Motoqua 

Links

Taxon Links for species Lotus plebeius  (Brandegee) Barneby

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=Lotus+plebeius

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