Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04444 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Osmorhiza depauperata Phil.
Common name   bluntseed sweetroot
K.T. Harper   s.n.  
   with D. Carter, D.M. Barnes, R. Van Buren
Coll. Date 26 July 2000 
United States
San Juan County
Locality [Elk Ridge Road (FR 088)], Dark Canyon, W side of road;
     Elev.: 8550 ft. (2607 m.)
Habitat Notes dry soil; spruce-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 37° 44'  27" N, 109° 45'  39" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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: 04444s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00757s2.jpg 
specimen image: 00835s3.jpg 
specimen image: 00885s3.jpg 
specimen image: 01972s3.jpg 
specimen image: 03213s2.jpg 
specimen image: 03699s2.jpg 
specimen image: 03889s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10714s2.jpg 
specimen image: 13820s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
04459 Arceuthobium vaginatum      "pineland dwarf mistletoe" same section
04458 Arceuthobium vaginatum      "pineland dwarf mistletoe" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
The Notch (Gap) San Juan County, UT 2908 ft. NE 7491  Kigalia Point 
East Point (Cape) San Juan County, UT 1 mi. E 8563  Cream Pots 
Chimney Park (Area) San Juan County, UT 1.4 mi. N 7356  Poison Canyon 
Chimney Park (Flat) San Juan County, UT 1.6 mi. N 7753  Poison Canyon 
North Notch Spring (Spring) San Juan County, UT 1.7 mi. N 8550  Poison Canyon 
Babylon Pasture (Flat) San Juan County, UT 2.8 mi. W 8524  Kigalia Point 
Drift Trail Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 3 mi. NW   Poison Canyon 
Horse Flat (Flat) San Juan County, UT 3.6 mi. NE 7123  Chippean Rocks 
Poso Pasture (Flat) San Juan County, UT 4 mi. N 8488  Poison Canyon 
Notch Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 3.5 mi. NE   Chippean Rocks 
Steamboat Point (Cape) San Juan County, UT 3.7 mi. W 8622  Poison Canyon 
Scorup Cabin Point of Interest (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.9 mi. NW 7261  Poison Canyon 
Black Bean Mine (Mine) San Juan County, UT 4.3 mi. NE 6683  Chippean Rocks 
Little Notch (Gap) San Juan County, UT 4.2 mi. SW 8255  Kigalia Point 
Hammond Canyon Point of Interest (Locale) San Juan County, UT 4.3 mi. SW 8252  Kigalia Point 
Avalanche Mine (Mine) San Juan County, UT 4.3 mi. NE 6713  Chippean Rocks 
Horse Pasture Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 4.1 mi. NW   Poison Canyon 
Redd Pasture (Flat) San Juan County, UT 4.8 mi. N 8540  Poison Canyon 
Steamboat Point Mine (Mine) San Juan County, UT 3.9 mi. W 8321  Poison Canyon 
Duck Lake (Lake) San Juan County, UT 5 mi. N 8698  Poison Canyon 


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

Google Images

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