Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10171 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Lomatium bicolor (S. Watson) J.M. Coult. & Rose
Infraspecific    var. bicolor 
Common name   Wasatch biscuitroot
W.H. Whaley   s.n.  
Coll. Date 21 May 2005 
United States
Box Elder County
Locality S end of Wellsville Mts, ca 100 yards W of Highway 91 [U.S. Highway 89], along road to radio tower.
     Elev.: 5400 ft. (1646 m.)
Habitat Notes grassy, open meadow. 
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 41° 31'  20" N, 111° 56'  53" W
Datum Not recorded
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.


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

     Lomatium bicolor var. bicolor (S. Wats.) Coult. & Rose

Common Name(s): Wasatch desertparsley.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=528863, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Apiales
                                Family: Apiaceae
                                    Genus: Lomatium
                                        Species: Lomatium bicolor
                                            Variety: Lomatium bicolor var. bicolor


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10171s6.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 06543s3.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Skunk Hollow (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 1214 ft. NE   Mount Pisgah 
Jim Taylor Canyon (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 1762 ft. NW   Mount Pisgah 
Olsens Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 0.6 mi. SE 5184  Mount Pisgah 
Dry Canyon (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 0.6 mi. SE   Mount Pisgah 
Round Hill (Summit) Box Elder County, UT 0.6 mi. E 5866  Mount Pisgah 
Hallings Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 0.7 mi. S 5174  Mount Pisgah 
Jepsen Valley (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 0.9 mi. SW   Mount Pisgah 
Mahogany Canyon (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 0.7 mi. NW   Mount Pisgah 
Gold Mine Hill (Summit) Box Elder County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 5709  Mount Pisgah 
Big Hill (Summit) Box Elder County, UT 1 mi. SW 5732  Mount Pisgah 
Big Hollow (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 1.2 mi. S   Mount Pisgah 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Box Elder County, UT 1.2 mi. S 5168  Mount Pisgah 
Dam Creek (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 1.1 mi. SE   Mount Pisgah 
Quaking Aspen Hollow (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 1.3 mi. N   Mount Pisgah 
Cedar Hill (Summit) Box Elder County, UT 1.3 mi. NE 6322  Mount Pisgah 
Clappers Hollow (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 1.2 mi. E   Mount Pisgah 
Mountain View Campground (Locale) Box Elder County, UT 1.6 mi. S 5148  Mantua 
Mantua Reservoir (Reservoir) Box Elder County, UT 1.5 mi. SE 5154  Mount Pisgah 
Big Creek (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 1.7 mi. S   Mount Pisgah 
Mantua Cemetery (Cemetery) Box Elder County, UT 1.7 mi. S 5171  Mantua 


Taxon Links for species Lomatium bicolor  (S. Watson) J.M. Coult. & Rose

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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