Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 01508 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Lappula squarrosa (Retz.) Dumort.
Common name   European stickseed
T. Billington   s.n.  
   with F. Billington
Coll. Date 10 June 1995 
United States
Tooele County
Locality NW up dirt road off SR 36, just before Juab-Tooele Co. line, ca. 1 mile, N side of road.
     Elev.: 6081 ft. (1854 m.)
Habitat Notes sage-grass 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° 57'  57" N, 112° 15'  30" W
Township Range T10S, R4W, Sec. 11  
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):

     Lappula squarrosa (Retz.) Dumort.

     Lappula echinata Gilib.
     Lappula erecta A. Nels.
     Lappula fremontii (Torr.) Greene
     Lappula lappula (L.) Karst.
     Lappula myosotis Moench
     Lappula squarrosa var. erecta (A. Nels.) Dorn

Common Name(s): bristly sheepburr, European stickseed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=503330, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Lamiales
                                Family: Boraginaceae
                                    Genus: Lappula
                                        Species: Lappula squarrosa


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01508s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00742s2.jpg 
specimen image: 01663s2.jpg 
specimen image: 05183s2.jpg 
specimen image: 12941d1.jpg 
specimen image: 12941s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15749s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01498 Astragalus cibarius      "browse milkvetch" 1 mi. E
01507 Cardaria draba  var. repens   "lens-podded whitetop" same section
01495 Castilleja angustifolia  var. flavescens   "pale narrow-leaf paintbrush" 1 mi. E
01509 Chorispora tenella      "crossflower" same section
01500 Collinsia parviflora      "maiden blue eyed Mary" 1 mi. E
01512 Conringia orientalis      "hare's ear mustard" 1.4 mi. SW
01501 Crepis occidentalis  var. pumila   "western hawksbeard" 1 mi. E
01510 Cynoglossum officinale      "gypsyflower" 1 mi. E
01505 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" same section
01497 Erigeron engelmannii      "Engelmann's fleabane" 1 mi. E
01511 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" 1 mi. E
01502 Lupinus polyphyllus  var. prunophilus   "hairy bigleaf lupine" 1 mi. E
01504 Phlox austromontana  var. austromontana   "southern phlox" same section
01496 Phlox longifolia      "long-leaf phlox" 1 mi. E
01499 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" 1 mi. E
01506 Vicia americana  var. americana   "American vetch" same section
01503 Zigadenus paniculatus      "foothill death camas" 1 mi. E


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Boulter (Locale) Tooele County, UT 2923 ft. SE 6053  Tintic Junction 
Boulter Summit (Summit) Tooele County, UT 1 mi. SE 6152  Tintic Junction 
Boulter Springs (Spring) Tooele County, UT 2.3 mi. N 5840  Sabie Mountain 
Black Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.5 mi. NE   Boulter Peak 
Miners Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.1 mi. N   Boulter Peak 
Powell Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 2.9 mi. W 6204  Sabie Mountain 
New Bullion Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 3.3 mi. NE 7336  Boulter Peak 
Round Knoll (Summit) Juab County, UT 3.3 mi. E 6500  Tintic Junction 
Summer Ranch (Locale) Juab County, UT 4.1 mi. SW 6365  Sabie Mountain 
Mill Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 4.3 mi. N   Boulter Peak 
Iron Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 3.5 mi. E   Boulter Peak 
Knight (Populated Place) Juab County, UT 3.6 mi. SE 5955  Tintic Junction 
Boulter Peak (Summit) Juab County, UT 4.2 mi. NE 8248  Boulter Peak 
Wing Flat (Flat) Juab County, UT 4.4 mi. SE 5765  Tintic Junction 
Black Rock Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 5 mi. N   Boulter Peak 
Dry Lake (Lake) Tooele County, UT 4.4 mi. NE 7819  Boulter Peak 
Sabie Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 4.7 mi. SW   Sabie Mountain 
Lofgreen (Populated Place) Tooele County, UT 4.9 mi. N 5771  Lofgreen 
Sabie Spring (Spring) Juab County, UT 4.6 mi. SW 6628  Sabie Mountain 
Dog Hollow Creek (Stream) Tooele County, UT 5.1 mi. N   Sabie Mountain 


Taxon Links for species Lappula squarrosa  (Retz.) Dumort.

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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