Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 01630 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Onobrychis viciifolia Scop.
Common name   sainfoin
J. Spafford   s.n.  
Coll. Date 02 July 1995 
United States
Utah County
Locality Alpine Loop, 6.2 miles on Highway 114 from SR 92.
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° 27'  21" N, 111° 33'  34" W
Township Range T4S, R3E, Sec. 24  
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):

     Onobrychis viciifolia Scop.

     Hedysarum onobrychis L.
     Onobrychis sativa Lam.
     Onobrychis viciaefolia Scop.

Common Name(s): common sainfoin, sainfoin.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=26810, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Onobrychis
                                        Species: Onobrychis viciifolia


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01630s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01129s1.jpg 
specimen image: 01734s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05669s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05856s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06950s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11316s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01633 Allium acuminatum      "taper-tip wild onion" same section
07535 Aquilegia flavescens  var. flavescens   "yellow columbine" same section
02016 Aquilegia flavescens  var. flavescens   "yellow columbine" 2304 ft. W
15342 Betula       "birch" 1.2 mi. E
01632 Calochortus nuttallii      "sego lily" same section
05184 Carex athrostachya      "slenderbeak sedge" 2921 ft. SE
01631 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" same section
08015 Chara       "stonewort" same section
01628 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" 1 mi. E
07534 Deschampsia elongata      "slender hairgrass" same section
05188 Eleocharis palustris      "common spikerush" 2921 ft. SE
05200 Epilobium brachycarpum      "tall annual willowherb" 2921 ft. SE
01629 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" 1 mi. E
05185 Galium trifidum      "three-petaled bedstraw" 2921 ft. SE
01795 Mertensia arizonica      "aspen bluebells" 1 mi. N
05198 Mimulus tilingii      "Tiling's monkeyflower" same section
07536 Nasturtium officinale      "watercress" same section
01627 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" 1 mi. E
01634 Phacelia linearis      "thread-leaf scorpionweed" same section
05199 Ranunculus gmelinii      "Gmelin's buttercup" 2921 ft. SE
07537 Silene menziesii      "Menzies' campion" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cascade Springs (Spring) Wasatch County, UT 2304 ft. NE 6300  Aspen Grove 
Bear Canyon (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2612 ft. E   Aspen Grove 
The Cove (Basin) Wasatch County, UT 0.9 mi. NE 6608  Aspen Grove 
Thomas Canyon (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 0.8 mi. NE   Aspen Grove 
Tooth Spring (Spring) Wasatch County, UT 0.9 mi. W 7261  Aspen Grove 
South Fork Deer Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 1.9 mi. S   Aspen Grove 
Decker Spring (Spring) Wasatch County, UT 1.8 mi. E 6139  Aspen Grove 
Mill Canyon Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 2 mi. NW 8281  Aspen Grove 
Rock Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. N 9492  Aspen Grove 
Mill Canyon Peak (Summit) Wasatch County, UT 2.9 mi. N 10270  Aspen Grove 
Red Pine Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 3.2 mi. N   Brighton 
North Fork Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 3.4 mi. S 7618  Aspen Grove 
Deer Creek Campground (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 3.5 mi. N 7235  Brighton 
Wasatch Mountain State Park (Park) Wasatch County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 5988  Aspen Grove 
Lundeen Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 3.6 mi. N   Brighton 
Scotts Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2.9 mi. E   Aspen Grove 
Hoovers Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 3.4 mi. SE   Aspen Grove 
Decker Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 3 mi. E   Aspen Grove 
Big Tree Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 3.3 mi. SW 7799  Aspen Grove 
Weeks Bench (Bench) Wasatch County, UT 3.8 mi. S 5479  Aspen Grove 


Taxon Links for species Onobrychis viciifolia  Scop.

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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