Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03727 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Lathyrus lanszwertii Kellogg
Infraspecific    var. laetivirens (Greene ex Rydb.) S.L. Welsh
Common name   plateau vetchling
D. Carter   s.n.  
Coll. Date 26 June 1999 
United States
Sanpete County
Locality up Ephriam Canyon, off the side of the road near an open meadow;
Habitat Notes aspen-fir 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 39° 19'  16" N, 111° 28'  37" W
Township Range T17S, R4E, Sec. 21  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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

     Lathyrus laetivirens Greene ex Rydb.

     Lathyrus lanszwertii var. laetivirens (Greene ex Rydb.) Welsh
     Lathyrus leucanthus var. laetivirens (Greene ex Rydb.) C.L. Hitchc.

Common Name(s): aspen pea, aspen peavine, aspen vetchling, plateau peavine.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=503341, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03727s1.jpg

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.
03732 Alopecurus pratensis      "meadow foxtail" same section
03720 Androsace septentrionalis      "pygmy-flowered rockjasmine" 1.1 mi. SW
03704 Anemone multifida      "Pacific windflower" 1.1 mi. SW
03708 Artemisia ludoviciana  var. incompta   "Louisiana wormwood" same section
03729 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" same section
03718 Astragalus miser  var. oblongifolius   "timber milkvetch" 1.1 mi. SW
07050 Beckmannia syzigachne      "American sloughgrass" 2634 ft. E
03700 Caltha leptosepala      "white marsh marigold" 1.1 mi. SW
03710 Cardamine cordifolia  var. cordifolia   "heart-leaf bittercress" same section
03719 Claytonia lanceolata      "spear-leaf springbeauty" 1.1 mi. SW
03717 Clematis hirsutissima  var. hirsutissima   "sugar bowls" 1.1 mi. SW
03698 Dodecatheon pulchellum  var. pulchellum   "darkthroat shootingstar" same section
03709 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" 1.4 mi. SW
07055 Eucephalus engelmannii      "Engelmann's aster" 2634 ft. E
07051 Glyceria borealis      "boreal mannagrass" 2634 ft. E
03713 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "Utah sweetvetch" same section
03714 Helianthella uniflora      "one-flowered little sunflower" same section
03705 Ipomopsis aggregata  var. aggregata   "scarlet gilia" 1.1 mi. SW
03711 Juncus ensifolius  var. brunnescens  same section
03725 Lathyrus lanszwertii  var. laetivirens   "plateau vetchling" same section
07053 Medicago sativa      "alfalfa" 2634 ft. E
03724 Microseris nutans      "nodding silverpuffs" same section
09559 Oenothera flava      "yellow evening primrose" 2338 ft. W
03721 Oenothera flava  var. flava   "yellow evening primrose" same section
06950 Onobrychis viciifolia      "sainfoin" 2634 ft. E
03699 Osmorhiza depauperata      "bluntseed sweetroot" same section
03728 Osmorhiza occidentalis      "western sweetroot" same section
03715 Phacelia sericea  var. ciliosa  1.1 mi. SW
03703 Physaria kingii  var. parvifolia   "King's bladderpod" 1.1 mi. SW
07052 Poa palustris      "fowl bluegrass" 2634 ft. E
06949 Ranunculus inamoenus      "graceful buttercup" 2634 ft. E
06952 Ribes viscosissimum  var. viscosissimum  2634 ft. E
17831 Shepherdia canadensis      "Canada buffaloberry" 1.2 mi. E
07049 Sium suave      "hemlock water parsnip" 2634 ft. E
03722 Sorbus scopulina      "mountain-ash" 1.4 mi. NE
03697 Stellaria jamesiana     same section
07054 Symphyotrichum foliaceum  var. parryi   "Parry's aster" 2634 ft. E
03701 Thelypodium sagittatum  var. sagittatum   "arrow thelypody" 1.1 mi. SW
03723 Valeriana occidentalis      "western valerian" same section
06951 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" 2634 ft. E
03735 Wyethia amplexicaulis      "mule's ears" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bluebell Flat (Flat) Sanpete County, UT 1825 ft. SE 8895  Danish Knoll 
Left Fork Cotton Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2232 ft. N   Danish Knoll 
The Big Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 0.6 mi. N 9157  Danish Knoll 
Great Basin Experiment Station (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 2689 ft. W 8846  Danish Knoll 
Haystack Mountain (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 0.9 mi. S 10378  Danish Knoll 
Flat Iron Point (Cliff) Sanpete County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 9889  Danish Knoll 
Rock Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1 mi. SE   Danish Knoll 
Lake Hill Campground (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 1.2 mi. W 8445  Danish Knoll 
Philadelphia Flat (Flat) Sanpete County, UT 1.6 mi. SE 9984  Danish Knoll 
White Ledge (Bench) Sanpete County, UT 1.8 mi. N 9462  Danish Knoll 
Freds Flat (Flat) Sanpete County, UT 2.1 mi. N 9069  Danish Knoll 
Wasatch Ditch (Canal) Sanpete County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 10194  Danish Knoll 
Mud Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 2.3 mi. N 8819  Danish Knoll 
Jolleys Hole (Basin) Sanpete County, UT 2.3 mi. S 10033  Danish Knoll 
Ephiraim Tunnel (Tunnel) Sanpete County, UT 1.8 mi. E 10135  Danish Knoll 
White Ledge Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.1 mi. NW   Danish Knoll 
Alpine Experiment Station (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 2.1 mi. SE 10151  Danish Knoll 
Madsen Ditch (Canal) Sanpete County, UT 1.9 mi. E 10096  Danish Knoll 
Dusterburgs Hill (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.5 mi. N 8862  Danish Knoll 
Middle Mountain (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.5 mi. S 10453  Danish Knoll 


Taxon Links for species Lathyrus lanszwertii  Kellogg

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

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