Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15901 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Glycyrrhiza lepidota Pursh
Common name   American licorice
Donna M. Barnes   1028  
   with R. Jolley
Coll. Date 17 July 2001 
United States
Daggett County
Locality Sheep Creek Campground, Hwy 44, S of Manila, [Carmel Campground vicinity, W of Utah Highway 44, Uinta Mountains];
     Elev.: 6255 ft. (1907 m.)
Habitat Notes disturbed area and creek bottom; riparian 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° 55'  55" N, 109° 43'  11" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)
Specimen Notes Sheet 2 of 2. 


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Glycyrrhiza lepidota Pursh

     Glycyrrhiza glutinosa Nutt.
     Glycyrrhiza lepidota var. glutinosa (Nutt.) S. Wats.

Common Name(s): American licorice, licorice, wild licorice.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=26719, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Glycyrrhiza
                                        Species: Glycyrrhiza lepidota


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 15901s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04738s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05701s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07000s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08835s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10278s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11340s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11763d1.jpg 
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specimen image: 12446s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13475s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05758 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. brevicaule   "short-stemmed wild buckwheat" same section
05701 Glycyrrhiza lepidota      "American licorice" same section
05665 Pediocactus simpsonii      "Simpson's pincushion cactus" same section
18056 Shepherdia argentea      "silver buffaloberry" 1094 ft. SE
13214 Sonchus arvensis  subsp. uliginosus   "perennial sowthistle" same section
05757 Sonchus arvensis  subsp. uliginosus   "perennial sowthistle" same section
05663 Stanleya pinnata  var. integrifolia   "golden princesplume" same section
18057 Symphoricarpos oreophilus      "mountain snowberry" 1094 ft. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Sheep Creek Gap (Gap) Daggett County, UT 545 ft. SW 6365  Manila 
Navajo Cliffs Picnic Area (Park) Daggett County, UT 1687 ft. SW 6208  Manila 
Willow Camp (Locale) Daggett County, UT 2565 ft. SE 6142  Manila 
Death Valley Creek (Stream) Daggett County, UT 0.7 mi. SE   Jessen Butte 
Mann Camp (Locale) Daggett County, UT 0.8 mi. SE 6113  Manila 
Carmel Campground (Locale) Daggett County, UT 0.8 mi. W 6263  Manila 
Moenkopi Campground (Locale) Daggett County, UT 1 mi. W 6280  Manila 
Sheep Creek (Stream) Daggett County, UT 1.4 mi. SE   Phil Pico Mountain 
Flamingo Gorge Overlook (Locale) Daggett County, UT 2 mi. SE 7277  Manila 
Death Valley Enclosure (Locale) Daggett County, UT 2.3 mi. S 7888  Manila 
Sheep Creek Hill (Summit) Daggett County, UT 1.9 mi. SW 7874  Jessen Butte 
Spring Creek (Stream) Daggett County, UT 1.9 mi. E   Jessen Butte 
Dowds Grave (Cemetery) Daggett County, UT 2.1 mi. W 6411  Jessen Butte 
Sheep Creek Bay (Bay) Daggett County, UT 2.3 mi. E 6044  Manila 
Sheep Creek Bay Campground (Locale) Daggett County, UT 2.4 mi. E 6063  Manila 
Dowds Hole Enclosure (Locale) Daggett County, UT 3.3 mi. S 7678  Manila 
Lodgepole Creek (Stream) Daggett County, UT 2.6 mi. W   Phil Pico Mountain 
Dowds Hole (Lake) Daggett County, UT 3.4 mi. S 7664  Manila 
South Valley Canal (Canal) Daggett County, UT 2.8 mi. NW 6867  Jessen Butte 
Windy Ridge (Ridge) Daggett County, UT 3.2 mi. SW 8393  Jessen Butte 


Taxon Links for species Glycyrrhiza lepidota  Pursh

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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