Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 02037 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Pediomelum aromaticum (Payson) W.A. Weber
Infraspecific    var. aromaticum 
J.G. Harris   2608  
   with M.W. Harris
Coll. Date 01 June 1994 
United States
Emery County
Locality San Rafael Swell, Mussentuchit Flats area, foot slopes of Cedar Mountain
     Elev.: 6068 ft. (1850 m.)
Habitat Notes mixed desert shrub community; sandy 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 38° 36'  18" N, 111° 6'  41" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


No synonyms recognized in the ITIS database.


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 02037s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02044s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02053 Amelanchier utahensis      "Utah serviceberry" same section
02040 Astragalus coltonii  var. coltonii   "Colton's milkvetch" same section
02047 Castilleja scabrida  var. scabrida   "rough paintbrush" same section
02048 Chaetopappa ericoides      "rose-heath" same section
00075 Cryptantha capitata      "round-headed cat's eye" same section
00074 Cryptantha flava      "yellow cat's eye" same section
02049 Cryptantha flava      "yellow cat's eye" same section
00073 Enceliopsis nudicaulis      "nakedstem sunray" same section
02054 Ephedra torreyana      "Torrey's ephedra" same section
02057 Gaillardia pinnatifida      "Hopi blanketflower" same section
06563 Hymenoxys richardsonii  var. floribunda   "Colorado rubberweed" same section
00111 Lepidium montanum  var. jonesii   "Jones' pepperwort" same section
02050 Lepidium montanum  var. jonesii   "Jones' pepperwort" same section
02042 Lupinus argenteus  var. argenteus   "silvery lupine" same section
02044 Pediomelum aromaticum  var. aromaticum  same section
02045 Peteria thompsoniae      "Thompson's peteria" same section
02043 Peteria thompsoniae      "Thompson's peteria" same section
00114 Phacelia rafaelensis      "plateau scorpionweed" same section
02046 Physaria acutifolia  var. acutifolia   "sharpleaf twinpod" same section
01999 Polygala subspinosa      "spiny milkwort" same section
06562 Psorothamnus polydenius  var. jonesii   "Jones' dalea" same section
01998 Psorothamnus thompsoniae  var. thompsoniae   "Thompson's dalea" same section
02051 Purshia mexicana  var. stansburyana   "Stansbury's cliffrose" same section
02052 Rhus aromatica  var. simplicifolia   "skunkbush sumac" same section
02055 Shepherdia rotundifolia      "round-leaf buffaloberry" same section
00113 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" same section
06564 Sphaeralcea psoraloides      "scurfpea globemallow" same section
06565 Stenotus armerioides  var. armerioides   "thrifty goldenweed" same section
02056 Stenotus armerioides  var. armerioides   "thrifty goldenweed" same section
02041 Thelesperma subnudum  var. subnudum   "Navajo tea greenthread" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cedar Mountain (Summit) Emery County, UT 1773 ft. NW 6916  The Frying Pan 
East Cedar Mountain (Summit) Emery County, UT 1.4 mi. NE 6966  The Frying Pan 
East Cedar Mountain Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 1.6 mi. E 5942  The Frying Pan 
Last Chance Well (Well) Emery County, UT 1.9 mi. SE 5965  The Frying Pan 
Slaughter Slopes Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 3.4 mi. NE 6017  Ireland Mesa 
Carlyle Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.8 mi. SW   The Frying Pan 
Ant Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 4.4 mi. N 5719  Mussentuchit Flat 
Pitchforth Spring (Summit) Emery County, UT 4.5 mi. N 5791  Ireland Mesa 
The Frying Pan (Summit) Emery County, UT 4.6 mi. S 6083  The Frying Pan 
Slaughter Slopes (Slope) Emery County, UT 4.2 mi. NE 6116  Ireland Mesa 
Table Mountain (Summit) Emery County, UT 4.8 mi. S 6004  The Frying Pan 
Frying Pan Catchment (Basin) Emery County, UT 4.8 mi. S 5925  The Frying Pan 
Hebes Mountain (Summit) Emery County, UT 5 mi. N 5988  Ireland Mesa 
Mussentuchit Flat (Flat) Emery County, UT 4.6 mi. NW 5650  Mussentuchit Flat 
Moroni Slopes (Slope) Emery County, UT 4.7 mi. SE 6165  The Frying Pan 
Mussentuchit Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 4.4 mi. NW 5640  Mussentuchit Flat 
Ireland Mesa Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 5.3 mi. NE   Ireland Mesa 
Oil Well Bench (Bench) Emery County, UT 5.7 mi. SW 6126  Salvation Creek 
Moroni Slopes Catchment (Basin) Emery County, UT 5.8 mi. SE 6382  The Frying Pan 
Ireland Mesa (Summit) Emery County, UT 6.3 mi. NE 5853  Ireland Mesa 


Taxon Links for species Pediomelum aromaticum  (Payson) W.A. Weber

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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