Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15767 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Oxytropis sericea Nutt.
Infraspecific    var. sericea 
Common name   white locoweed
Oliver Hansen   50  
   with Charles Hansen
Coll. Date 02 July 2010 
United States
Summit County
Locality China Meadows, ca. 1000 meters N on ATV trail from N parking lot of China Meadows trailhead, where trail is just W of large oxbow of East Fork of Smiths Fork River;
     Elev.: 9163 ft. (2793 m.)
Habitat Notes disturbed roadside and roadcut. 
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° 56'  4.62" N, 110° 13'  23.22" 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.
Voucher Senior Thesis Voucher for Henry's Fork and Vicinity Checklist, Block 19, northern Utah and southern Wyoming. 


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

     Oxytropis sericea var. sericea Nutt.

     Oxytropis pinetorum (Heller) K. Schum.

Common Name(s): silvery oxytrope, white locoweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=529347, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Oxytropis
                                        Species: Oxytropis sericea
                                            Variety: Oxytropis sericea var. sericea


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 15767s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 07446s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08063s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09491s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10726s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12474s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13457s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15725s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15751s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15769 Erysimum inconspicuum      "shy wallflower" same section
15768 Oreoxis alpina      "alpine parsley" same section
15770 Physaria utahensis      "Utah bladderpod" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Willow Park (Flat) Summit County, UT 1001 ft. S 9167  Hole In The Rock 
Fallon Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 1 mi. N   Gilbert Peak NE 
Poison Mountain (Summit) Summit County, UT 1.9 mi. W 9987  Gilbert Peak NE 
Beaver Parks (Flat) Summit County, UT 3.2 mi. S 10151  Hole In The Rock 
Georges Park (Flat) Summit County, UT 2.5 mi. E 9069  Hole In The Rock 
Hidden Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 3.9 mi. S 10161  Hole In The Rock 
Bullocks Park (Park) Summit County, UT 3.2 mi. W 9476  Gilbert Peak NE 
Hole in the Rock Spring (Spring) Summit County, UT 3.2 mi. E 8593  Hole In The Rock 
Long Meadow (Flat) Summit County, UT 4.3 mi. S 10273  Fox Lake 
Hole in the Rock Guard Station (Locale) Summit County, UT 3.4 mi. E 8353  Hole In The Rock 
Hole in the Rock (Arch) Summit County, UT 3.4 mi. E 8977  Hole In The Rock 
Lost Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 4.2 mi. N   Gilbert Peak NE 
Corral Meadows (Flat) Summit County, UT 4.8 mi. S 10394  Fox Lake 
Dine Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 4.8 mi. S 10473  Fox Lake 
Thompson Peak (Summit) Summit County, UT 4.9 mi. SE 11776  Fox Lake 
Middle Fork Beaver Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 4.3 mi. NE   Fox Lake 
East Fork Beaver Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 4.3 mi. NE   Hole In The Rock 
Spring Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 5.2 mi. N   Gilbert Peak NE 
Spring Creek (Stream) Uinta County, WY 5.2 mi. N   Hole In The Rock 
Burnt Ridge (Ridge) Summit County, UT 4.7 mi. SE 10279  Hole In The Rock 


Taxon Links for species Oxytropis sericea  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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