Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14042 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Lathyrus brachycalyx Rydb.
Infraspecific    var. brachycalyx 
Common name   Bonneville sweetpea
S. Hegji   30  
Coll. Date 31 May 2010 
United States
Juab County
Locality E slope Fish Springs Range, ca 1 km W of Sand Pass Rd;
     Elev.: 4943 ft. (1507 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky canyon bottom; mix of desert shrub and forbs. 
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° 46'  17.3" N, 113° 25'  27.3" 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):

     Lathyrus brachycalyx ssp. brachycalyx Rydb.

     Lathyrus ornatus Nutt.

Common Name(s): Bonneville pea, Bonneville peavine.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=524208, click for more information and references)

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


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.
14038 Arabis pulchra  var. munciensis   "Muncy rockcress" 247 ft. E
14046 Astragalus purshii  var. glareosus   "woollypod milkvetch" 1059 ft. W
14049 Chaenactis macrantha      "showy dusty-maiden" same section
14048 Chaenactis stevioides      "desert pincushion" same section
14041 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" 204 ft. E
14040 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" 204 ft. E
14043 Gilia inconspicua      "shy gilia" 222 ft. W
14044 Krascheninnikovia lanata      "winterfat" 578 ft. W
14051 Leptodactylon pungens     1 mi. W
14045 Lomatium foeniculaceum      "desert biscuitroot" 827 ft. W
14047 Malacothrix torreyi      "Torrey's desert-dandelion" 1304 ft. W
14050 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" same section
14039 Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia      "gooseberry-leaf globemallow" 371 ft. E


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Devils Hole (Locale) Juab County, UT 1.2 mi. E 4334  Fish Springs SW 
Cane Springs (Spring) Juab County, UT 2.2 mi. SE 4334  Fish Springs SW 
Fish Springs Range (Range) Juab County, UT 3.3 mi. S 7235  Sand Pass NW 
George H. Hansen Peak (Summit) Juab County, UT 3.3 mi. S 8206  Sand Pass NW 
Percy Spring (Spring) Juab County, UT 4.5 mi. N 4305  Fish Springs SW 
South Springs (Spring) Juab County, UT 4.7 mi. N 4305  Fish Springs SW 
Fish Springs (Locale) Juab County, UT 4.9 mi. N 4351  Fish Springs SW 
Crater Spring (Spring) Juab County, UT 4.8 mi. N 4305  Fish Springs SW 
Lost Spring (Spring) Juab County, UT 4.9 mi. N 4305  Fish Springs SW 
Fish Springs Flat (Flat) Juab County, UT 4.1 mi. E 4305  Fish Springs SE 
Middle Spring (Spring) Juab County, UT 5.1 mi. N 4318  Fish Springs SW 
Pony Express Monument (Park) Juab County, UT 5.3 mi. N 4479  Fish Springs SW 
Thomas Springs (Spring) Juab County, UT 5.3 mi. N 4318  Fish Springs SW 
Mirror Spring (Spring) Juab County, UT 5.6 mi. N 4315  Fish Springs SW 
Wilson Mine (Mine) Juab County, UT 5.6 mi. N 5125  Fish Springs SW 
House Springs (Spring) Juab County, UT 5.6 mi. N 4318  Fish Springs SW 
Cactus Mine (Mine) Juab County, UT 5.2 mi. NW 4600  Fish Springs SW 
Vulcan Mine (Mine) Juab County, UT 5.7 mi. N 5053  Fish Springs SW 
Avocet Pool (Reservoir) Juab County, UT 6.3 mi. NE 4305  Fish Springs SE 


Taxon Links for species Lathyrus brachycalyx  Rydb.

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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