Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 16016 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Draba globosa Payson
Common name   round-fruited whitlow-cress
R.D. Fitts   2009-74  
   with S.C. Fitts
Coll. Date 19 July 2009 
United States
Iron County
Locality Parowan Canyon;
     Elev.: 7736 ft. (2359 m.)
Habitat Notes compacted sand and gravel of road, in sunny opening along sandstone cliffs; conifer forest with Pinus ponderosa, Abies concolor, Atriplex patula, Astragalus kentrophyta. 
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 37° 44'  32.64" N, 112° 50'  13.03" W
UTM 12 4178824N  338151E 
Datum NAD83 
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):

     Draba globosa Payson

     Draba apiculata C.L. Hitchc.
     Draba densifolia var. apiculata (C.L. Hitchc.) Welsh

Common Name(s): beavertip draba.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=502122, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Capparales
                                Family: Brassicaceae
                                    Genus: Draba
                                        Species: Draba globosa


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 08043s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11498s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11499s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12241b1.jpg 
specimen image: 12241a1.jpg 
specimen image: 12241s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
06080 Aquilegia coerulea  var. coerulea   "Colorado columbine" 2881 ft. N
06081 Aquilegia coerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" 2881 ft. N
08603 Cymopterus lemmonii      "Lemmon's spring parsley" 1.9 mi. S
08596 Lathyrus laetivirens      "plateau vetchling" 1.9 mi. S
08604 Trifolium longipes  var. pygmaeum   "pygmy summer clover" 1.9 mi. S
08605 Viola canadensis      "Canadian white violet" 1.9 mi. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Braffit Ridge (Ridge) Iron County, UT 0.6 mi. NE 8937  Parowan 
Dry Lakes (Lake) Iron County, UT 0.9 mi. W 9118  Brian Head 
Thunder Ridge Campground (Locale) Iron County, UT 1 mi. SE 9220  Brian Head 
Dry Lakes Creek (Stream) Iron County, UT 1.6 mi. N   Brian Head 
Boy Scouts of America Camp (Locale) Iron County, UT 1.6 mi. N 7477  Parowan 
Moseman Canyon (Valley) Iron County, UT 1.6 mi. N   Brian Head 
Billy West Canyon (Valley) Iron County, UT 2.1 mi. N   Parowan 
White Hill (Summit) Iron County, UT 1.7 mi. W 8724  Parowan 
Benson Creek (Stream) Iron County, UT 2.3 mi. N   Brian Head 
Hendrickson Lake (Lake) Iron County, UT 2 mi. SE 9331  Brian Head 
Hyatt Canyon (Valley) Iron County, UT 2.5 mi. N   Parowan 
Paridise Spring (Spring) Iron County, UT 2.4 mi. SE 9597  Brian Head 
Dark Hollow (Valley) Iron County, UT 2.4 mi. E   Brian Head 
Free Thought Canyon (Valley) Iron County, UT 3 mi. N   Parowan 
Center Creek (Stream) Iron County, UT 2.5 mi. E   Brian Head 
Navajo Ridge (Ridge) Iron County, UT 3.2 mi. S 9922  Brian Head 
Hole in the Rock (Summit) Iron County, UT 3.3 mi. N 8472  Parowan 
Brian Head Ski Area (Locale) Iron County, UT 3.5 mi. S 10299  Brian Head 
Third House Flat (Flat) Iron County, UT 3 mi. SW 9479  Flanigan Arch 
Brian Head (Populated Place) Iron County, UT 3.5 mi. S 9777  Brian Head 


Taxon Links for species Draba globosa  Payson

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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