Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 01806 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
ValerianaceaeCaprifoliaceaeValerianaceae  
Species Valeriana occidentalis A. Heller
Common name   western valerian
Collector(s)
J.G. Harris   1941  
   with M. Harris
Coll. Date 16 June 1988 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Sanpete County
Locality near the summit of Hwy 29, between Ephraim and Orangeville.
     Elev.: 10742 ft. (3275 m.)
Habitat Notes alpine meadows. 
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° 18'  38" N, 111° 26'  45" W
Township Range T17S, R4E, Sec. 26  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)

Taxonomy


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

     Valeriana occidentalis Heller

Common Name(s): small-flower valerian, western valerian, western valeriana.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=35362, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Dipsacales
                                Family: Valerianaceae
                                    Genus: Valeriana
                                        Species: Valeriana occidentalis
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01806s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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00520
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00850
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01678
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01705
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03723
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05816
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06827
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06848
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08814
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08848
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11750
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11750
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12814
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12814
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13826

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
03720 Androsace septentrionalis      "pygmy-flowered rockjasmine" same section
01813 Androsace septentrionalis      "pygmy-flowered rockjasmine" same section
03704 Anemone multifida      "Pacific windflower" same section
08726 Artemisia ludoviciana  var. incompta   "Louisiana wormwood" 1.5 mi. SE
03718 Astragalus miser  var. oblongifolius   "timber milkvetch" same section
01814 Caltha leptosepala      "white marsh marigold" same section
03700 Caltha leptosepala      "white marsh marigold" same section
08724 Castilleja sulphurea      "sulphur paintbrush" 1.5 mi. SE
01820 Claytonia lanceolata      "spear-leaf springbeauty" same section
03719 Claytonia lanceolata      "spear-leaf springbeauty" same section
03717 Clematis hirsutissima  var. hirsutissima   "sugar bowls" same section
01817 Clematis hirsutissima  var. hirsutissima   "sugar bowls" same section
08728 Cymopterus lemmonii      "Lemmon's spring parsley" 1.5 mi. SE
01812 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" same section
08729 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" 1.5 mi. SE
03709 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" same section
08722 Erigeron flagellaris      "trailing fleabane" 1.5 mi. SE
08731 Erigeron speciosus      "aspen fleabane" 1.5 mi. SE
08730 Erigeron ursinus      "Bear River fleabane" 1.5 mi. SE
01821 Erythronium grandiflorum      "yellow glacier-lily" same section
08723 Geranium richardsonii      "Richardson's geranium" 1.5 mi. SE
03705 Ipomopsis aggregata  var. aggregata   "scarlet gilia" same section
01818 Iris germanica      "German iris" same section
01811 Lathyrus pauciflorus  var. utahensis   "Utah few-flowered pea" same section
01815 Lomatium juniperinum      "juniper biscuitroot" same section
08725 Lupinus argenteus  var. rubricaulis   "red-stemmed silvery lupine" 1.5 mi. SE
01808 Mertensia ciliata      "mountain bluebells" same section
08727 Orthocarpus tolmiei      "Tolmie's owl's-clover" 1.5 mi. SE
01807 Osmorhiza occidentalis      "western sweetroot" same section
03715 Phacelia sericea  var. ciliosa  same section
01816 Phacelia sericea  var. ciliosa  same section
03703 Physaria kingii  var. parvifolia   "King's bladderpod" same section
01810 Salix boothii      "Booth's willow" same section
01809 Thalictrum fendleri      "Fendler's meadow-rue" same section
03701 Thelypodium sagittatum  var. sagittatum   "arrow thelypody" same section
01819 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Madsen Ditch (Canal) Sanpete County, UT 2299 ft. NE 10096  Danish Knoll 
Alpine Experiment Station (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 0.7 mi. S 10151  Danish Knoll 
Ephiraim Tunnel (Tunnel) Sanpete County, UT 1.1 mi. N 10135  Danish Knoll 
South Ephraim Ditch (Canal) Sanpete County, UT 1 mi. SE 10142  Danish Knoll 
Seely Guard Station (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 0.9 mi. E 9895  Danish Knoll 
Rock Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1 mi. W   Danish Knoll 
Philadelphia Flat (Flat) Sanpete County, UT 1.2 mi. SW 9984  Danish Knoll 
Becks Ridge (Ridge) Sanpete County, UT 1.1 mi. E 10086  Danish Knoll 
John August Lake (Reservoir) Sanpete County, UT 1.6 mi. S 10338  Danish Knoll 
Wasatch Ditch (Canal) Sanpete County, UT 1.6 mi. N 10194  Danish Knoll 
North Ephraim Ditch (Canal) Sanpete County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 9653  Danish Knoll 
Bluebell Flat (Flat) Sanpete County, UT 1.5 mi. W 8895  Danish Knoll 
Flat Iron Point (Cliff) Sanpete County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 9889  Danish Knoll 
Toms Ridge (Ridge) Sanpete County, UT 1.6 mi. SE 10148  Danish Knoll 
Danish Knoll (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 1.9 mi. S 10283  Danish Knoll 
The Big Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 1.9 mi. NW 9157  Danish Knoll 
La Sal National Forest (Forest) Sanpete County, UT 2.2 mi. SE 9968  Danish Knoll 
Manti National Forest (Forest) Sanpete County, UT 2.2 mi. SE 9968  Danish Knoll 
Larson Tunnel (Tunnel) Sanpete County, UT 2.4 mi. N 10306  Danish Knoll 
Manti-La Sal National Forest (Forest) Sanpete County, UT 2.2 mi. SE 9981  Danish Knoll 

Links

Taxon Links for species Valeriana occidentalis  A. Heller

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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Valeriana+occidentalis

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