Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 11880 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Epilobium brachycarpum C. Presl
Common name   tall annual willowherb
Donna M. Barnes   5327  
Coll. Date 18 July 2006 
United States
Utah County
Locality Nebo Loop Road, Payson Lakes turnoff;
     Elev.: 7998 ft. (2438 m.)
Habitat Notes aspen community, marshy 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 39° 55'  22" N, 111° 37'  55" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Epilobium brachycarpum K. Presl

     Epilobium paniculatum Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray
     Epilobium paniculatum var. hammondii (T.J. Howell) M.E. Peck
     Epilobium paniculatum var. juncundum (Gray) Trel.
     Epilobium paniculatum var. laevicaule (Rydb.) Munz
     Epilobium paniculatum var. subulatum (Hausskn.) Fern.
     Epilobium paniculatum var. tracyi (Rydb.) Munz

Common Name(s): autumn willowherb, autumn willowweed, tall annual willowherb.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=27288, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Myrtales
                                Family: Onagraceae
                                    Genus: Epilobium
                                        Species: Epilobium brachycarpum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 11880d1.jpg specimen image: 11880s2.jpg specimen image: 11880c1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 09103s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
00689 Achnatherum nelsonii  subsp. nelsonii   "Nelson's needlegrass" same section
00688 Agastache urticifolia      "nettle-leaf horse-mint" same section
04595 Agrostis humilis      "alpine bentgrass" 1.3 mi. NE
00692 Arrhenatherum elatius      "tall oat-grass" same section
04591 Bromus carinatus      "California brome" 1.3 mi. NE
05693 Callitriche hermaphroditica      "northern water-starwort" 1 mi. N
02433 Callitriche hermaphroditica      "northern water-starwort" 1 mi. N
00681 Cardamine cordifolia  var. cordifolia   "heart-leaf bittercress" same section
14908 Cardaria       "whitetop" 2289 ft. N
00637 Carex hoodii      "Hood's sedge" 1.1 mi. S
00684 Carex microptera      "smallwing sedge" same section
04601 Carex phaeocephala      "dunhead sedge" 1.3 mi. NE
00679 Catabrosa aquatica      "water whorl grass" same section
00690 Conium maculatum      "poison hemlock" same section
14906 Convolvulus arvensis      "field bindweed" 1.2 mi. N
14900 Crepis       "hawksbeard" 2289 ft. N
00677 Dactylis glomerata      "orchard grass" same section
00675 Delphinium barbeyi      "subalpine larkspur" 1.1 mi. S
00673 Elymus trachycaulus  subsp. trachycaulus   "slender wheatgrass" 1.1 mi. S
00680 Epilobium glandulosum     same section
00660 Erigeron speciosus      "aspen fleabane" same section
00687 Gayophytum decipiens      "deceptive groundsmoke" same section
00645 Helianthella uniflora      "one-flowered little sunflower" same section
00671 Heracleum lanatum      "common cow parsnip" 1.1 mi. S
00685 Hordeum brachyantherum  subsp. brachyantherum   "meadow barley" same section
11879 Iliamna rivularis      "streambank wild hollyhock" same section
13144 Iliamna rivularis      "streambank wild hollyhock" same section
00678 Juncus arcticus  subsp. littoralis   "mountain rush" same section
00636 Leptosiphon septentrionalis      "northern linanthus" 1.1 mi. S
00676 Ligusticum filicinum      "fernleaf licorice-root" 1.1 mi. S
14904 Mertensia       "bluebells" 1.2 mi. N
00635 Phacelia heterophylla  var. heterophylla   "variable-leaf scorpionweed" same section
00674 Phleum pratense      "timothy" 1.1 mi. S
00642 Phleum pratense      "timothy" same section
04600 Poa pratensis      "Kentucky bluegrass" 1.3 mi. NE
00843 Ranunculus orthorhynchus  var. platyphyllus   "straight-beaked buttercup" same section
00836 Rumex patientia      "patience dock" 1.3 mi. NW
00644 Rumex salicifolius      "willow dock" same section
00691 Scrophularia lanceolata      "spear-leaf figwort" same section
00682 Sidalcea oregana      "Oregon checkerbloom" same section
00683 Tragopogon dubius      "yellow salsify" same section
14903 Trifolium       "clover" 2289 ft. N
11878 Veratrum californicum      "California false hellebore" same section
00686 Veronica americana      "American speedwell" same section
04351 Veronica americana      "American speedwell" same section
14902 Vicia       "vetch" 2289 ft. N
00672 Viguiera multiflora      "showy goldeneye" 1.1 mi. S
14905 Viola       "violet" 2289 ft. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Payson Lake Guard Station (Locale) Utah County, UT 822 ft. N 8061  Payson Lakes 
Dipping Corral Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. S 8117  Payson Lakes 
Bennie Creek Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. N 8153  Payson Lakes 
Payson Lakes Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. NW 7970  Payson Lakes 
Minnie Simmons Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1 mi. S 8150  Payson Lakes 
Big East Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 1 mi. N 7848  Payson Lakes 
Big East Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 1 mi. N 7848  Payson Lakes 
Payson Lakes (Lake) Utah County, UT 1 mi. N 7874  Payson Lakes 
Mud Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. S 7989  Payson Lakes 
Box Lake (Lake) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. NW 7832  Payson Lakes 
McClellan Lake Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. N 7727  Payson Lakes 
McClellan Lake (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. N 7727  Payson Lakes 
Beaver Dam Overlook (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. SW 8622  Payson Lakes 
Done Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. W 8271  Payson Lakes 
Blackhawk Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 2 mi. S 7966  Payson Lakes 
Mud Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2 mi. N   Birdseye 
Rock Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. W 8068  Payson Lakes 
Blackhawk Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. S 7881  Birdseye 
Peery Mill Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. S 7766  Birdseye 
Jones Ranch Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2 mi. N   Payson Lakes 


Taxon Links for species Epilobium brachycarpum  C. Presl

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

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