Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 11763 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Glycyrrhiza lepidota Pursh
Common name   American licorice
Donna M. Barnes   5182  
Coll. Date 26 June 2006 
United States
Box Elder County
Locality E of the Pilot Range, Patter's Spring, E of road, [South Patterson Spring, E of Pilot Mountain Road];
     Elev.: 4276 ft. (1304 m.)
Habitat Notes marshy area, salt 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 41° 6'  59.4" N, 113° 57'  33.9" 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.


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

     Glycyrrhiza lepidota Pursh

     Glycyrrhiza glutinosa Nutt.
     Glycyrrhiza lepidota var. glutinosa (Nutt.) S. Wats.

Common Name(s): American licorice, licorice, wild licorice.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=26719, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 11763s1.jpg specimen image: 11763d1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04738s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05701s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07000s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08835s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10278s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11340s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12446s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13475s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15901s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11755 Cardamine breweri      "Brewer's bittercress" same section
11757 Carex nebrascensis      "Nebraska sedge" same section
11762 Hordeum jubatum  subsp. jubatum   "foxtail" same section
11752 Mimulus glabratus  subsp. utahensis  same section
11756 Plantago major      "common plantain" same section
11761 Polypogon monspeliensis      "rabbit's foot grass" same section
11754 Ranunculus cymbalaria      "alkali buttercup" same section
11753 Scirpus maritimus     same section
11758 Scirpus pungens  var. longispicatus  same section
11760 Spartina gracilis      "alkali cordgrass" same section
11759 Sporobolus airoides  var. airoides   "alkali sacaton" same section
11764 Trifolium wormskioldii  var. wormskioldii  same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
South Patterson Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 0.6 mi. SW 4269  Crater Island SW 
Bettridge Creek (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 4.2 mi. S   Pilot Peak 
Cottonwood Springs (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 4.2 mi. NW 6798  Patterson Pass 
Pilot Range (Range) Box Elder County, UT 4.2 mi. W 8088  Pilot Peak 
Birch Canyon (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 5.4 mi. N   Patterson Pass 
Killian Springs (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 4.2 mi. W 6224  Patterson Pass 
Patterson Pass Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 5.5 mi. N 5611  Crater Island NW 
Patterson Pass (Gap) Box Elder County, UT 5.8 mi. N 6880  Patterson Pass 


Taxon Links for species Glycyrrhiza lepidota  Pursh

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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