Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 00504 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Tragopogon dubius Scop.
Common name   yellow salsify
E. Bond   34  
Coll. Date 22 May 1988 
United States
Millard County
Locality 2 miles W of Meadow.
Habitat Notes dry roadside 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 38° 53'  7" N, 112° 24'  13" W
Township Range T22S, R5W  
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):

     Tragopogon dubius Scop.

     Tragopogon dubius ssp. major (Jacq.) Voll.
     Tragopogon major Jacq.

Common Name(s): common salsify, goat's beard, goatsbeard, meadow goat's-beard, salsifis majeur, salsify, Western goat's beard, western salsify, wild oysterplant, yellow goat's beard, yellow salsify.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=38564, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Tragopogon
                                        Species: Tragopogon dubius


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.
00390 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" same section
00300 Calochortus nuttallii      "sego lily" 1.4 mi. NE
00492 Erigeron engelmannii      "Engelmann's fleabane" same section
05754 Maclura pomifera      "osage orange" 1245 ft. SW
00306 Zigadenus paniculatus      "foothill death camas" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Millard County, UT 1168 ft. W 4859  Meadow 
Meadow Creek (Stream) Millard County, UT 1923 ft. SW   White Pine Peak 
Meadow (Populated Place) Millard County, UT 1962 ft. W 4843  Meadow 
Walker Creek (Stream) Millard County, UT 2671 ft. SW   Sunset Peak 
Meadow Cemetery (Cemetery) Millard County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 5013  Meadow 
Sunset Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.8 mi. SE   Sunset Peak 
Kanosh Wildlife Management Area (Park) Millard County, UT 4.1 mi. S 5486  Kanosh 
Kanosh Indian Village (Populated Place) Millard County, UT 4.5 mi. S 5049  Kanosh 
Kanosh Indian Reservation (Reserve) Millard County, UT 4.5 mi. S 5253  Kanosh 
Halfway Hill (Summit) Millard County, UT 3.9 mi. NE 5817  Fillmore 
Hatton (Populated Place) Millard County, UT 4.3 mi. SW 4826  Kanosh 
Mortensen Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 4.6 mi. S 5778  Sunset Peak 
Mortensen Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 4.7 mi. S   Sunset Peak 
Pine Creek (Stream) Millard County, UT 4.8 mi. N   Mount Catherine 
Halfway Hill Wildlife Management Area (Park) Millard County, UT 4.3 mi. NE 5233  Fillmore 
Corn Creek (Stream) Millard County, UT 4.9 mi. S   Sunset Peak 
Ruths Pond (Lake) Millard County, UT 4.3 mi. E 5702  Fillmore 
Fillmore Airport (Airport) Millard County, UT 5.5 mi. N 4958  Fillmore 
Big Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 5.6 mi. S   Sunset Peak 
Fillmore Community Medical Center Heliport (Airport) Millard County, UT 5.8 mi. NE 5069  Fillmore 


Taxon Links for species Tragopogon dubius  Scop.

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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