Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05383 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Dracocephalum parviflorum Nutt.
Common name   American dragonhead
K.T. Harper   2001-236  
   with R. Jolley
Coll. Date 15 August 2001 
United States
Garfield County
Locality Pleasant Creek Trailhead.
     Elev.: 8800 ft. (2683 m.)
Habitat Notes meadow, on disturbed 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° 5'  45" N, 111° 23'  41" W
Township Range T31S, R5E, Sec. 19  
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):

     Dracocephalum parviflorum Nutt.

     Moldavica parviflora (Nutt.) Britt.

Common Name(s): American dragonhead.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=32490, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Lamiales
                                Family: Lamiaceae
                                    Genus: Dracocephalum
                                        Species: Dracocephalum parviflorum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05383s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 11533d1.jpg 
specimen image: 11533s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05382 Ligusticum porteri      "Porter's licorice-root" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Meeks Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2200 ft. N   Blind Lake 
Mima Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 2474 ft. NE 9636  Deer Creek Lake 
Long Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.1 mi. SW   Deer Creek Lake 
Meeks Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 1.4 mi. N 10735  Deer Creek Lake 
Bear Flat (Flat) Garfield County, UT 1.1 mi. E 9430  Lower Bowns Reservoir 
Pleasant Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 1.2 mi. W 10778  Deer Creek Lake 
Oak Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.7 mi. S   Deer Creek Lake 
Sawmill (Building) Garfield County, UT 1.9 mi. S 10834  Deer Creek Lake 
Pleasant Creek Meadow (Flat) Garfield County, UT 1.6 mi. W 10719  Deer Creek Lake 
Big Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 1.8 mi. NW 10942  Deer Creek Lake 
Oak Creek Reservoir (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. SE 10066  Lower Bowns Reservoir 
Oak Creek Dam (Dam) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. SE 10066  Lower Bowns Reservoir 
Behanin Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 1.9 mi. E   Deer Creek Lake 
The Terrace (Cliff) Garfield County, UT 2.1 mi. NE 10089  Lower Bowns Reservoir 
Noon Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 2.1 mi. W 10939  Deer Creek Lake 
Boulder Mountain (Summit) Garfield County, UT 2.2 mi. W 11090  Deer Creek Lake 
Deer Lakes (Lake) Garfield County, UT 2.9 mi. S 10877  Deer Creek Lake 
Beef Meadows (Flat) Garfield County, UT 2.9 mi. NW 11067  Blind Lake 
Round Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 2.9 mi. SE 9955  Lower Bowns Reservoir 
Scout Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. SE 10079  Lower Bowns Reservoir 


Taxon Links for species Dracocephalum parviflorum  Nutt.

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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