Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 13621 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Matricaria maritima L.
Common name   mayweed
S. Hegji   75  
Coll. Date 01 November 2010 
United States
Utah County
Locality canal bank, 3/4 km east of the Jordan river in Lehi;
     Elev.: 4507 ft. (1374 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky, weedy canal bank, also growing in nearby grazed pastures. 
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° 23'  28.6" N, 111° 53'  40.8" 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):

     Tripleurospermum maritima ssp. maritima (L.) W.D.J. Koch

     Chamomilla maritima (L.) Rydb.
     Matricaria maritima L.

Common Name(s): false mayweed, mayweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=525064, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Tripleurospermum
                                        Species: Tripleurospermum maritima
                                            Subspecies: Tripleurospermum maritima ssp. maritima


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 13621s1.jpg specimen image: 13621a1.jpg specimen image: 13621b1.jpg specimen image: 13621c1.jpg
specimen image: 13621d1.jpg specimen image: 13621e1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05195s2.jpg 
specimen image: 05480s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07332s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07918s2.jpg 
specimen image: 09084s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
13620 Aster adscendens      "western aster" 1 mi. W
15222 Tamarix       "tamarisk" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Saratoga Canal (Canal) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. W 4580  Jordan Narrows 
Dry Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. S   Lehi 
New Survey Ditch (Canal) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. NE 4570  Lehi 
Mesa (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. N 4547  Jordan Narrows 
Utah Lake Distributing Canal (Canal) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. N 4584  Jordan Narrows 
Gardner Canal (Canal) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. SW 4547  Saratoga Springs 
Meadow School (School) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. E 4547  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. E 4593  Lehi 
Clinton (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. W 4672  Jordan Narrows 
Fox Ditch (Canal) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. NE 4669  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. NE 4652  Lehi 
Saratoga Springs (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 3 mi. S 4502  Saratoga Springs 
Saratoga (Park) Utah County, UT 3 mi. S 4505  Saratoga Springs 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. E 4547  Lehi 
Lehi School (School) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. E 4577  Lehi 
Saratoga Resort (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 3 mi. S 4505  Saratoga Springs 
Lehi (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. E 4564  Lehi 
Saratoga Resort Airport (Airport) Utah County, UT 3 mi. S 4511  Saratoga Springs 
Lehi Post Office (Post Office) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. E 4554  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. E 4561  Lehi 


Taxon Links for species Matricaria maritima  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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