Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14027 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Thlaspi montanum L.
S. Hegji   15  
Coll. Date 17 May 2010 
United States
Uintah County
Locality in a little hollow on top of Weaver ridge;
     Elev.: 6321 ft. (1927 m.)
Habitat Notes shale; juniper and pinyon. 
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° 56'  6.1" N, 109° 3'  44.4" 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):

     Thlaspi montanum L.

Common Name(s): alpine pennycress, alpine pennygrass.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=23423, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Capparales
                                Family: Brassicaceae
                                    Genus: Thlaspi
                                        Species: Thlaspi montanum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 14027a1.jpg specimen image: 14027b1.jpg specimen image: 14027c1.jpg specimen image: 14027s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 15764s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15967 Astragalus spatulatus      "tufted milkvetch" same section
15968 Boechera selbyi     2315 ft. SE
15972 Eriogonum ovalifolium      "cushion wild buckwheat" 2.2 mi. N
15998 Physaria acutifolia      "sharpleaf twinpod" 2.2 mi. N
14028 Schoenocrambe linifolia      "flaxleaf plainsmustard" 173 ft. SE
15961 Thelypodiopsis elegans      "Westwater tumblemustard" same section
15985 Townsendia incana      "silvery Townsend-daisy" 322 ft. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Weaver Ridge (Ridge) Uintah County, UT 1 mi. NW 6168  Weaver Ridge 
Hells Hole Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.4 mi. SE   Banta Ridge 
Gilsonite Hills (Range) Rio Blanco County, CO 2.8 mi. E 6900  Weaver Ridge 
Cripple Horse Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 4.1 mi. N   Weaver Ridge 
Cowboy Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 4.8 mi. N   Walsh Knolls 
Weaver Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 4.6 mi. NW   Weaver Ridge 
Weaver Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 4.6 mi. NW   Weaver Ridge 
Hells Hole Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 4.5 mi. NW   Weaver Ridge 
Little Dicks Bottom (Bend) Uintah County, UT 5.5 mi. N 5059  Walsh Knolls 
Lower Cottonwood Reservoir (Reservoir) Rio Blanco County, CO 5 mi. NE 5443  Banta Ridge 
Rabbit Mountain (Summit) Rio Blanco County, CO 5.2 mi. SE 7622  Banta Ridge 


Taxon Links for species Thlaspi montanum  L.

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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