Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03889 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Osmorhiza depauperata Phil.
Common name   bluntseed sweetroot
D.M. Barnes   s.n.  
Coll. Date 24 June 1999 
United States
Utah County
Locality American Fork Canyon, N Fork, past Tibble Fork dam, 2.4 miles along dirt road to abandoned mine.
Habitat Notes aspen, mountain shrubs, spruce-fir community; dark rocky, moist soil. 
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° 29'  6" N, 111° 38'  7" W
Township Range T4S, R3E, Sec. 8  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
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):

     Osmorhiza depauperata Phil.

     Osmorhiza chilensis var. cupressimontana (Boivin) Boivin
     Osmorhiza obtusa (Coult. & Rose) Fern.
     Washingtonia obtusa Coult. & Rose

Common Name(s): blunt-fruit sweet-cicely, bluntseed sweetroot.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=29790, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Apiales
                                Family: Apiaceae
                                    Genus: Osmorhiza
                                        Species: Osmorhiza depauperata


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03889s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 03699s2.jpg 
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specimen image: 10714s2.jpg 
specimen image: 13820s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15336 Abies concolor      "white fir" 2908 ft. SE
15337 Abies lasiocarpa      "subalpine fir" 2908 ft. SE
15335 Acer glabrum      "Rocky Mountain maple" 2908 ft. SE
15323 Acer glabrum      "Rocky Mountain maple" same section
04566 Actaea rubra      "red baneberry" 1 mi. E
04562 Agrostis stolonifera      "creeping bentgrass" 1 mi. E
03910 Aquilegia flavescens  var. flavescens   "yellow columbine" same section
15324 Artemisia tridentata      "big sagebrush" same section
15326 Aster       "aster" same section
14929 Balsamorhiza macrophylla      "cut-leaf balsamroot" 1 mi. NE
09872 Calamagrostis purpurascens      "purple reedgrass" 1.1 mi. S
03891 Cardamine cordifolia  var. cordifolia   "heart-leaf bittercress" same section
03911 Cardamine pensylvanica      "Pennsylvania bittercress" same section
09870 Carex douglasii      "Douglas' sedge" 1.1 mi. S
04568 Carex haydeniana      "cloud sedge" 1 mi. E
09867 Carex praegracilis      "clustered field sedge" 1.1 mi. S
14777 Cercocarpus intricatus      "little-leaf mountain mahogany" same section
03895 Corydalis aurea  var. occidentalis   "golden fumewort" same section
04571 Cystopteris fragilis      "brittle bladder fern" 1 mi. E
04644 Descurainia sophia      "flix weed" 1 mi. E
15325 Epilobium       "willowherb" same section
04570 Epilobium brachycarpum      "tall annual willowherb" 1 mi. E
04342 Eschscholzia californica      "California poppy" 1.4 mi. NE
04564 Gaillardia aristata      "common blanketflower" 1 mi. E
03892 Geum macrophyllum  var. perincisum   "large-leaf avens" same section
09869 Glyceria striata      "fowl mannagrass" 1.1 mi. S
09874 Hieracium albiflorum      "white hawkweed" 1.1 mi. S
15293 Hydrophyllum       "waterleaf" same section
09873 Iva axillaris      "povertyweed" 1.1 mi. S
04649 Juncus bufonius      "toad rush" 1 mi. E
04650 Juncus ensifolius  var. brunnescens  1 mi. E
04569 Juncus ensifolius  var. brunnescens  1 mi. E
09871 Leymus cinereus      "Great Basin wildrye" 1.1 mi. S
03893 Lotus utahensis      "Utah bird's-foot trefoil" same section
03888 Mitella stauropetala  var. stenopetala   "drywoods miterwort" same section
14775 Monardella odoratissima      "mountain monardella" 1.1 mi. SE
04563 Panicum capillare      "witchgrass" 1 mi. E
03908 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" same section
03907 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" same section
03912 Penstemon palmeri  var. palmeri   "Palmer's beardtongue" same section
15334 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 2908 ft. SE
15331 Picea engelmannii      "Engelmann spruce" same section
15330 Pinus contorta      "beach pine" same section
09868 Poa palustris      "fowl bluegrass" 1.1 mi. S
15322 Populus angustifolia      "narrow-leaf cottonwood" same section
15333 Populus angustifolia      "narrow-leaf cottonwood" same section
09809 Ranunculus aquatilis  var. diffusus  1817 ft. E
03894 Ranunculus cymbalaria      "alkali buttercup" same section
09810 Ranunculus cymbalaria      "alkali buttercup" 1817 ft. E
14776 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" same section
15327 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" same section
15321 Sambucus cerulea     same section
04565 Sambucus racemosa  var. microbotrys  1 mi. E
04572 Sedum debile      "orpine stonecrop" 1 mi. E
03909 Senecio pauperculus      "balsam groundsel" same section
15329 Solidago       "goldenrod" same section
15328 Solidago       "goldenrod" same section
04567 Solidago lepida  var. salebrosa   "rough Canada goldenrod" 1 mi. E
14774 Sphaeromeria diversifolia      "separate-leaf chickensage" 1.1 mi. SE
15332 Thalictrum fendleri      "Fendler's meadow-rue" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Mill Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1282 ft. W   Aspen Grove 
Tibble Fork Summer Home Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. SW 6549  Timpanogos Cave 
Tibble Fork Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. W 6378  Timpanogos Cave 
Tibble Fork Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. W 6378  Timpanogos Cave 
Tibble Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. SW   Timpanogos Cave 
Deer Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. W   Dromedary Peak 
Silver Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. N   Dromedary Peak 
Wide Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. W   Timpanogos Cave 
Holman Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 1 mi. N 7162  Timpanogos Cave 
Newton Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. SW   Timpanogos Cave 
Mile Rock Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. SW 6467  Timpanogos Cave 
Silver Lake Summer Home Area (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. NW 7405  Timpanogos Cave 
Granite Flat Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. W 6733  Timpanogos Cave 
Warnick Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. SW 6345  Timpanogos Cave 
Porcupine Gulch (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. N   Dromedary Peak 
Silver Lake Flat (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. NW 7481  Dromedary Peak 
Silver Lake Flat Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. NW 7481  Dromedary Peak 
Major Evans Gulch (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. N   Dromedary Peak 
Silver Lake Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 7504  Dromedary Peak 
Martin Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. SW 6316  Timpanogos Cave 


Taxon Links for species Osmorhiza depauperata  Phil.

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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