Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15064 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Opuntia  
Common name   pricklypear
Cheryl Butler   22  
Coll. Date 24 September 2007 
United States
Utah County
Locality Lassens Draw, Department of Wildlife Resources Management Unit, along the road into the canyon.
     Elev.: 7469 ft. (2277 m.)
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° 49'  58.32" N, 111° 30'  34.26" 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.


No synonyms recognized in the ITIS database.


Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
07100 Agoseris glauca  var. glauca   "mountain dandelion" same section
15063 Chrysothamnus nauseosus      "rubber rabbitbrush" same section
06891 Cicuta maculata      "spotted water hemlock" same section
07099 Potentilla gracilis  var. elmeri   "Elmer's slender cinquefoil" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Rocky Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1274 ft. N   Indianola 
Hjorth Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. N   Spencer Canyon 
Thompson Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. S   Indianola 
Lasson Draw Wildlife Management Area (Park) Utah County, UT 1 mi. NE 6382  Indianola 
Losty Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 1.1 mi. NW   Spencer Canyon 
Birch Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.2 mi. S   Spencer Canyon 
Spencer Cemetery (Cemetery) Sanpete County, UT 2.1 mi. S 5948  Indianola 
Lasson Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. NE 6828  Indianola 
Crotons Mine (Mine) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. NE 6739  Indianola 
Indianola (Populated Place) Sanpete County, UT 2.3 mi. SE 5965  Indianola 
Long Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2 mi. E 6733  Indianola 
Wash Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. N   Spencer Canyon 
Bone Yard (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. E 7359  Indianola 
Ives Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.1 mi. N   Thistle 
Spencer Fork Wildlife Management Area (Park) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. W 6926  Spencer Canyon 
Dry Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. N   Thistle 
Cedar Knoll (Summit) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. NE 7691  Indianola 
Little Clear Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 3.1 mi. SE   Indianola 
Lake Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 3.8 mi. S   Spencer Canyon 
Poison Ridge (Ridge) Sanpete County, UT 3.7 mi. SE 6050  Indianola 


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