Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14931 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Fritillaria atropurpurea Nutt.
Common name   leopard-lily
Rachael Phillippi   14  
Coll. Date 27 May 2008 
United States
Utah County
Locality American Fork Canyon, on S side of hiking trail on the S side of UT Highway 92, W of Timpanogos Cave N.M.;
     Elev.: 5484 ft. (1672 m.)
Habitat Notes mountain brush community 
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° 26'  1.32" N, 111° 43'  1.32" 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):

     Fritillaria atropurpurea Nutt.

     Fritillaria adamantina M.E. Peck
     Fritillaria gracillima Smiley

Common Name(s): leopard lily, spotted fritillary, spotted missionbells.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=502669, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Liliidae
                            Order: Liliales
                                Family: Liliaceae
                                    Genus: Fritillaria
                                        Species: Fritillaria atropurpurea


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.
01467 Achillea millefolium  subsp. lanulosa   "western yarrow" 1 mi. E
01469 Allium acuminatum      "taper-tip wild onion" 1 mi. E
07193 Ambrosia acanthicarpa      "flatspine bur ragweed" same section
01782 Amelanchier utahensis      "Utah serviceberry" same section
01745 Amelanchier utahensis      "Utah serviceberry" 1.6 mi. N
01477 Arnica cordifolia      "heart-leaf arnica" 1 mi. E
03903 Asclepias asperula      "spider milkweed" 1.7 mi. E
14934 Berberis repens      "Oregongrape" same section
13669 Betula occidentalis      "water birch" same section
03902 Brickellia oblongifolia  var. linifolia   "narrow-leaf brickellbush" 1.7 mi. E
01747 Cardamine cordifolia      "heart-leaf bittercress" 1.6 mi. N
01775 Cardaria draba  var. repens   "lens-podded whitetop" same section
03898 Carduus nutans      "nodding plumeless thistle" 1.6 mi. N
03896 Chaetopappa ericoides      "rose-heath" 1.7 mi. E
03899 Cirsium undulatum  var. undulatum   "wavy-leaf thistle" 1.7 mi. E
14933 Corallorhiza striata      "striped coralroot" same section
05241 Daucus carota  subsp. carota   "Queen Anne's lace" 1.7 mi. E
01749 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" 1.6 mi. N
07194 Erigeron arenarioides      "sand fleabane" same section
01464 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" 1 mi. E
03070 Fendlerella utahensis      "Utah fendlerbush" same section
05243 Gaura parviflora     1.7 mi. E
01465 Geum macrophyllum      "large-leaf avens" 1 mi. E
04354 Glyceria striata      "fowl mannagrass" same section
03897 Grindelia squarrosa  var. serrulata   "curlycup gumweed" 1.7 mi. E
01751 Hackelia floribunda      "many-flowered stickseed" 1.6 mi. N
01471 Hackelia patens  var. harrisonii   "Harrison's stickseed" 1 mi. E
04321 Haplopappus watsonii  var. rydbergii   "Rydberg's goldenbush" same section
01474 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "Utah sweetvetch" 1 mi. E
01750 Hydrophyllum capitatum  var. capitatum   "purple cat's breeches" 1.6 mi. N
03073 Jamesia americana  var. macrocalyx   "Wasatch cliff bush" same section
13625 Linaria dalmatica      "Dalmatian toadflax" 1.1 mi. NW
13623 Linum perenne      "blue flax" 1.1 mi. NW
01762 Linum perenne  subsp. lewisii   "Lewis' blue flax" 1.6 mi. N
03901 Lygodesmia grandiflora  var. dianthopsis   "Antelope Island skeleton plant" 1.7 mi. E
13670 Malcolmia africana      "African mustard" same section
01468 Medicago lupulina      "black medick" 1 mi. E
01797 Melilotus officinalis      "yellow sweetclover" same section
03904 Mentzelia dispersa      "bushy blazingstar" 1.7 mi. E
03905 Mentzelia laevicaulis      "smoothstem blazingstar" 1.6 mi. N
02844 Mentzelia rusbyi      "Rusby's blazingstar" 1.7 mi. E
01470 Mertensia brevistyla      "Wasatch bluebells" 1 mi. E
00352 Mitella stauropetala  var. stenopetala   "drywoods miterwort" 1.6 mi. N
14948 Noccaea montana      "alpine pennycress" 1.1 mi. NW
15291 Oenothera cespitosa      "tufted evening primrose" 1 mi. E
05242 Pastinaca sativa      "wild parsnip" 1.7 mi. E
01785 Penstemon eatonii  var. eatonii  same section
01748 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" 1.6 mi. N
01768 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" same section
01475 Penstemon platyphyllus      "broad-leaf beardtongue" 1 mi. E
04320 Petradoria pumila      "common rock goldenrod" same section
01746 Physaria grahamii      "Graham's twinpod" 1.6 mi. N
01476 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 1 mi. E
X0318 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 1 mi. E
13668 Populus angustifolia      "narrow-leaf cottonwood" same section
01473 Prunus virginiana      "chokecherry" 1 mi. E
01796 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" same section
01472 Sedum debile      "orpine stonecrop" 1 mi. E
15301 Smilacina racemosa      "false Solomon's Seal" same section
01752 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" 1.6 mi. N
04319 Sphaeromeria diversifolia      "separate-leaf chickensage" same section
03906 Stanleya pinnata  var. pinnata   "desert princesplume" 1.7 mi. E
04322 Stephanomeria pauciflora      "brownplume wirelettuce" same section
15060 Ulmus pumila      "Siberian elm" 1.1 mi. E
01478 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" 1 mi. E
01466 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" 1 mi. E


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cattle Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2050 ft. NW   Timpanogos Cave 
Riverside Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 2349 ft. N 5430  Timpanogos Cave 
Hidden Lake (Lake) Utah County, UT 2642 ft. NE 7123  Timpanogos Cave 
Timpanogos Cave National Monument (Park) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. NE 6372  Timpanogos Cave 
Swinging Bridge Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. NE   Timpanogos Cave 
Timpanogos Cave Visitor Center (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. NE 5683  Timpanogos Cave 
House Rock Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 5679  Timpanogos Cave 
Burned Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. NE   Timpanogos Cave 
Mahogany Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. S 8911  Timpanogos Cave 
Hanging Rock Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. NE 6086  Timpanogos Cave 
Tank Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. NE   Timpanogos Cave 
Utah Valley (Basin) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. W 5250  Lehi 
Sagebrush Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. SE 7756  Timpanogos Cave 
Hanging Rock Picnic Ground (Locale) Utah County, UT 2 mi. NE 5985  Timpanogos Cave 
American Fork Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2 mi. W   Dromedary Peak 
Smooth Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. NW   Timpanogos Cave 
Willow Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. NW   Timpanogos Cave 
North Mill Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. NE 6113  Timpanogos Cave 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. NE   Timpanogos Cave 
Preston Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. NW   Timpanogos Cave 


Taxon Links for species Fritillaria atropurpurea  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

Google Images

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