Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 02925 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Hedysarum boreale Nutt.
Infraspecific    var. boreale 
Common name   Utah sweetvetch
L. Nusz   s.n.  
Coll. Date 31 May 1992 
United States
Wasatch County
Locality East from Rt. 92 to Cascade Springs, and east from Cascade Springs, near dirt road to Rt. 113 outside of Midway in Wasatch Range.
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° 27'  21" N, 111° 35'  50" W
Township Range T4S, R3E  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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

     Hedysarum boreale ssp. boreale Nutt.

Common Name(s): boreal sweetvetch, boreal sweet-vetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=26725, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Hedysarum
                                        Species: Hedysarum boreale
                                            Subspecies: Hedysarum boreale ssp. boreale


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09866 Aconitum columbianum  var. columbianum   "western monkshood" 1.4 mi. N
08852 Allium bisceptrum      "twincrest wild onion" 1.7 mi. SE
08850 Allium brandegeei      "Brandegee's wild onion" 1.7 mi. SE
07542 Alopecurus pratensis      "meadow foxtail" 1.6 mi. S
02832 Arnica cordifolia  var. cordifolia   "heart-leaf arnica" 1.4 mi. SE
15342 Betula       "birch" same section
05184 Carex athrostachya      "slenderbeak sedge" 1.7 mi. W
07541 Carex lenticularis  var. lipocarpa   "Kellogg's sedge" 1.6 mi. S
00312 Carex microptera      "smallwing sedge" same section
09864 Collomia linearis      "tiny trumpet" 1.4 mi. N
01628 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" 1 mi. W
02760 Disporum trachycarpum      "rough-fruited fairy bells" same section
05188 Eleocharis palustris      "common spikerush" 1.7 mi. W
05200 Epilobium brachycarpum      "tall annual willowherb" 1.7 mi. W
07539 Eriogonum heracleoides      "parsnip-flowered wild buckwheat" 1.6 mi. S
01744 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" same section
01629 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" 1 mi. W
04368 Euphorbia brachycera      "horned spurge" 1.4 mi. SE
05185 Galium trifidum      "three-petaled bedstraw" 1.7 mi. W
01776 Hackelia floribunda      "many-flowered stickseed" 1.4 mi. SE
09865 Herrickia wasatchensis      "Wasatch aster" 1.4 mi. N
08856 Hesperochiron pumilus      "dwarf hesperochiron" 1.7 mi. SE
07540 Leucopoa kingii      "spike fescue" 1.6 mi. S
08849 Lithophragma glabrum      "bulbous woodland-star" 1.7 mi. SE
09863 Madia glomerata      "mountain tarweed" 1.4 mi. N
09862 Monolepis nuttalliana      "Nuttall's povertyweed" 1.4 mi. N
08855 Montia chamissoi      "water minerslettuce" 1.7 mi. SE
08854 Nemophila breviflora      "basin nemophila" 1.7 mi. SE
01627 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" 1 mi. W
02924 Polygonum douglasii  var. johnstonii  same section
07538 Potentilla gracilis  var. fastigiata   "slender cinquefoil" 1.6 mi. S
05199 Ranunculus gmelinii      "Gmelin's buttercup" 1.7 mi. W
04345 Senecio crassulus      "thick-leaf ragwort" 1.4 mi. NE
00486 Senecio integerrimus  var. exaltatus   "Columbia ragwort" same section
07543 Thelypodium sagittatum  var. sagittatum   "arrow thelypody" 1.6 mi. S
07544 Valeriana edulis      "tobacco root" 1.6 mi. S
08848 Valeriana occidentalis      "western valerian" 1.7 mi. SE
08851 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" 1.7 mi. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Mill Canyon Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. N 8281  Aspen Grove 
Tooth Spring (Spring) Wasatch County, UT 1.1 mi. E 7261  Aspen Grove 
Mud Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. W 8045  Aspen Grove 
Summit Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. SW 8068  Aspen Grove 
Forest Camp (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. SW 7710  Aspen Grove 
Lame Horse Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. S 7920  Aspen Grove 
Big Tree Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. S 7799  Aspen Grove 
Rock Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. N 9492  Aspen Grove 
Pine Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 3 mi. S 7389  Aspen Grove 
Cascade Springs (Spring) Wasatch County, UT 2.4 mi. E 6300  Aspen Grove 
Pine Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. W   Aspen Grove 
Mill Canyon Peak (Summit) Wasatch County, UT 3 mi. N 10270  Aspen Grove 
Altamont Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. SW 7248  Timpanogos Cave 
The Cove (Basin) Wasatch County, UT 2.5 mi. E 6608  Aspen Grove 
Bear Canyon (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2.5 mi. E   Aspen Grove 
Timpooneke Guard Station (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. SW 7300  Timpanogos Cave 
Bear Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. W   Timpanogos Cave 
Mutual Dell (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. W 6503  Timpanogos Cave 
Mutual Dell Organization Camp (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. W 6470  Timpanogos Cave 
Mount Timpanogos Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 3.4 mi. S 6952  Aspen Grove 


Taxon Links for species Hedysarum boreale  Nutt.

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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