Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 11529 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
BrassicaceaeBrassicaceaeBrassicaceae  
Species Erysimum capitatum (Douglas ex Hook.) Greene
Infraspecific    var. capitatum 
Common name   sand dune wallflower
Collector(s)
D.M. Barnes   4977  
Coll. Date 05 May 2006 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Tooele County
Locality Pony Express Trail, ca 0.7 miles E of Fish Springs, E side of volcanic outcrop.
     Elev.: 4337 ft. (1322 m.)
Habitat Notes cool salt desert shrub community; sandy soil. 
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° 48'  11" N, 113° 16'  43" 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.

Taxonomy


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

     Erysimum capitatum var. capitatum (Dougl. ex Hook.) Greene

     Cheirinia aspera (Nutt.) Britt.
     Erysimum arkansanum Nutt.
     Erysimum asperum (Nutt.) DC.
     Erysimum asperum var. arkansanum (Nutt.) Gray
     Erysimum asperum var. capitatum (Dougl. ex Hook.) Boivin
     Erysimum capitatum var. stellatum (J.T. Howell) Twisselmann
     Erysimum capitatum var. washoense G. Rossb.
     Erysimum elatum Nutt.
     Erysimum moniliforme Eastw.
     Erysimum wheeleri Rothrock

Common Name(s): plains wallflower, prairie rocket, sanddune wallflower, western wallflower.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=195784, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Capparales
                                Family: Brassicaceae
                                    Genus: Erysimum
                                        Species: Erysimum capitatum
                                            Variety: Erysimum capitatum var. capitatum
                                                

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11531 Astragalus calycosus  var. calycosus   "Torrey's milkvetch" same section
11530 Astragalus cibarius      "browse milkvetch" same section
11528 Lepidium montanum  var. montanum   "mountain pepperwort" 98 ft. NE

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Black Rock Hills (Summit) Juab County, UT 2.6 mi. NE 5197  Fish Springs SE 
Goshoot Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 3.2 mi. NE   Fish Springs SE 
Fish Springs Flat (Flat) Juab County, UT 4 mi. W 4305  Fish Springs SE 
Black Rock Pony Express Station Historical Marker (Park) Juab County, UT 5.2 mi. N 4380  Fish Springs NE 
Black Rock (Pillar) Juab County, UT 5.4 mi. N 4357  Fish Springs NE 
Hilltop Mine (Mine) Juab County, UT 4.9 mi. SE 5581  Dugway Range SW 
Oversight Mine (Mine) Juab County, UT 5 mi. SE 5666  Dugway Range SW 
Avocet Pool (Reservoir) Juab County, UT 5.1 mi. NW 4305  Fish Springs SE 
Egret Pool (Reservoir) Juab County, UT 5.9 mi. NW 4295  Fish Springs SE 
Curlew Pool (Reservoir) Juab County, UT 6 mi. NW 4298  Fish Springs SE 

Links

Taxon Links for species Erysimum capitatum  (Douglas ex Hook.) Greene

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=Erysimum+capitatum

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