Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10434 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Pediomelum megalanthum (Woot. & Standl.) Rydb.
Common name   Intermountain Indian breadroot
E. Angus   195  
Coll. Date 07 May 2005 
United States
Uintah County
Locality 1.5 miles south on old McCoy road, then 0.8 miles east along dirt road.
     Elev.: 5458 ft. (1664 m.)
Habitat Notes juniper community; in a wash. 
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 40° 22'  10" N, 109° 34'  47" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Pediomelum megalanthum (Woot. & Standl.) Rydb.

Common Name(s): Intermountain Indian breadroot, intermountain Indian-breadroot, large-flowered Indian breadroot.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=504181, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10434s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10433 Astragalus chamaeleuce      "cicada milkvetch" 2 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
McCoy Flat Corral (Locale) Uintah County, UT 1.3 mi. S 5335  Vernal SE 
Asphalt Ridge (Ridge) Uintah County, UT 1.6 mi. NE 6109  Vernal NE 
Cattail Tank (Reservoir) Uintah County, UT 2.2 mi. SW 5109  Vernal SE 
Highline Canal (Canal) Uintah County, UT 2.5 mi. N 5670  Vernal NE 
Uinta Basin Seismological Observatory (Locale) Uintah County, UT 3 mi. S 5282  Vernal SE 
McCoy Flat (Flat) Uintah County, UT 3 mi. S 5325  Vernal SE 
KUIN-FM (Vernal) (Tower) Uintah County, UT 3.1 mi. N 5912  Vernal NE 
McCoy Knolls (Summit) Uintah County, UT 3.1 mi. S 5269  Vernal SE 
Cement Reservoir (Reservoir) Uintah County, UT 3.8 mi. SE 5072  Vernal SE 
Air Village Strip (Airport) Uintah County, UT 4.2 mi. N 5781  Vernal NE 
Collier Pass (Gap) Uintah County, UT 3.4 mi. SE 5706  Vernal SE 
Church of Christ (Church) Uintah County, UT 4.7 mi. N 5489  Vernal NE 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Uintah County, UT 4.7 mi. N 5430  Vernal NE 
First Baptist Church (Church) Uintah County, UT 4.9 mi. N 5417  Vernal NE 
Vernal Christian Church (Church) Uintah County, UT 5.2 mi. N 5463  Vernal NE 
Ashley Valley (Valley) Uintah County, UT 4.2 mi. E   Vernal SE 
Discovery School (School) Uintah County, UT 5.2 mi. N 5368  Vernal NE 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Uintah County, UT 5.4 mi. N 5420  Vernal NE 
Halfway Hollow (Valley) Uintah County, UT 5.1 mi. SW   Vernal NW 
Church of the Nazarene (Church) Uintah County, UT 5.6 mi. N 5401  Vernal NE 


Taxon Links for species Pediomelum megalanthum  (Woot. & Standl.) Rydb.

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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