Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 00671 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Heracleum lanatum Michx.
Common name   common cow parsnip
R. Collins   344  
Coll. Date 04 July 1979 
United States
Utah County
Locality E of Payson Lake Campground.
     Elev.: 8000 ft. (2439 m.)
Habitat Notes moist area. 
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° 54'  23" N, 111° 37'  54" W
Township Range T10S, R3E, Sec. 31  
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):

     Heracleum maximum Bartr.

     Heracleum lanatum Michx.
     Heracleum lanatum Michx.
     Heracleum sphondylium var. lanatum (Michx.) Dorn
     Heracleum sphondylium ssp. montanum (Schleich. ex Gaudin) Briq.

Common Name(s): common cowparsnip, cow parsnip, cowparsnip, common cowparsnip, cow parsnip.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=502953, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Apiales
                                Family: Apiaceae
                                    Genus: Heracleum
                                        Species: Heracleum maximum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 00671s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02783s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14908 Cardaria       "whitetop" 1.6 mi. N
00637 Carex hoodii      "Hood's sedge" same section
14900 Crepis       "hawksbeard" 1.6 mi. N
00675 Delphinium barbeyi      "subalpine larkspur" same section
00673 Elymus trachycaulus  subsp. trachycaulus   "slender wheatgrass" same section
11880 Epilobium brachycarpum      "tall annual willowherb" 1.1 mi. N
11879 Iliamna rivularis      "streambank wild hollyhock" 1.1 mi. N
13144 Iliamna rivularis      "streambank wild hollyhock" 1.1 mi. N
00636 Leptosiphon septentrionalis      "northern linanthus" same section
00676 Ligusticum filicinum      "fernleaf licorice-root" same section
00674 Phleum pratense      "timothy" same section
14903 Trifolium       "clover" 1.6 mi. N
11878 Veratrum californicum      "California false hellebore" 1.1 mi. N
14902 Vicia       "vetch" 1.6 mi. N
00672 Viguiera multiflora      "showy goldeneye" same section
14905 Viola       "violet" 1.6 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Minnie Simmons Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 491 ft. N 8150  Payson Lakes 
Mud Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1020 ft. SE 7989  Payson Lakes 
Dipping Corral Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1880 ft. N 8117  Payson Lakes 
Blackhawk Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. S 7966  Payson Lakes 
Blackhawk Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1 mi. S 7881  Birdseye 
Peery Mill Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 7766  Birdseye 
Soap Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. S 7848  Payson Lakes 
Payson Lake Guard Station (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. N 8061  Payson Lakes 
Beaver Dam Overlook (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. W 8622  Payson Lakes 
Payson Lakes Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. N 7970  Payson Lakes 
Bennie Creek Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. N 8153  Payson Lakes 
Rock Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. W 8068  Payson Lakes 
Payson Lakes (Lake) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. N 7874  Payson Lakes 
Big East Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. N 7848  Payson Lakes 
Big East Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. N 7848  Payson Lakes 
Done Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. NW 8271  Payson Lakes 
Box Lake (Lake) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. N 7832  Payson Lakes 
Gentle Band Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. S 8275  Payson Lakes 
McClellan Lake (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. N 7727  Payson Lakes 
McClellan Lake Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. N 7727  Payson Lakes 


Taxon Links for species Heracleum lanatum  Michx.

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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