Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 00523 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Ligusticum filicinum S. Watson
Common name   fernleaf licorice-root
R. Collins   566  
Coll. Date 17 August 1979 
United States
Juab County
Locality from Middle Basin to ridge top of Mount Nebo, along Nebo Basin Trail.
     Elev.: 9800 ft. (2988 m.)
Habitat Notes mosit grassy meadow comm.; E facing slopes 
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° 47'  23" N, 111° 44'  31" W
Township Range T12S, R2E, Sec. 7  
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).
Specimen Notes 9800-10000 ft. elev. 


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

     Ligusticum filicinum S. Wats.

Common Name(s): fernleaf licoriceroot, fernleaf licorice-root.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=29530, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 00523s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00676s3.jpg 
specimen image: 01889s3.jpg 
specimen image: 01978s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10172s3.jpg 
specimen image: 10173s4.jpg 
specimen image: 13347s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13807s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
04047 Aquilegia scopulorum      "Utah columbine" 1.8 mi. NE
00535 Artemisia michauxiana      "Michaux's wormwood" 1 mi. N
00534 Castilleja rhexiifolia      "meadow-beauty paintbrush" 1 mi. N
00536 Castilleja rhexiifolia      "meadow-beauty paintbrush" 1 mi. N
00524 Chenopodium fremontii  var. fremontii   "Fremont's goosefoot" 1 mi. N
04046 Collomia debilis      "alpine mountain trumpet" 1.8 mi. NE
00525 Descurainia californica      "Sierra tansy mustard" 1 mi. N
00539 Elymus trachycaulus  subsp. trachycaulus   "slender wheatgrass" same section
00530 Elymus trachycaulus  subsp. trachycaulus   "slender wheatgrass" 1 mi. N
00533 Erigeron speciosus      "aspen fleabane" 1 mi. N
00529 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. grayi   "Gray's wild buckwheat" 1 mi. N
00519 Eucephalus engelmannii      "Engelmann's aster" 1 mi. N
00522 Holodiscus dumosus      "mountainspray" 1 mi. N
00528 Lupinus argenteus  var. argenteus   "silvery lupine" 1 mi. N
00537 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" same section
00526 Orthocarpus tolmiei      "Tolmie's owl's-clover" 1 mi. N
00598 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" 1 mi. N
00540 Polygonum douglasii  var. douglasii  same section
00538 Polygonum douglasii  var. douglasii  same section
00521 Saxifraga odontoloma      "brook saxifrage" 1 mi. N
00527 Senecio eremophilus  var. kingii   "King's ragwort" 1 mi. N
04097 Silene acaulis      "mountain spiny milkvetch" 1.8 mi. NE
03964 Silene acaulis      "moss catchfly" 1.8 mi. NE
04081 Solidago multiradiata  var. scopulorum   "low goldenrod" 1.8 mi. NE
00543 Thalictrum fendleri      "Fendler's meadow-rue" same section
00520 Valeriana occidentalis      "western valerian" 1 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Nebo Peak Trail (Trail) Juab County, UT 0.6 mi. S 8560  Nebo Basin 
Andrews Ridge (Ridge) Juab County, UT 0.7 mi. S 8882  Nebo Basin 
Bear Canyon Picnic Area (Locale) Juab County, UT 0.6 mi. E 6631  Nebo Basin 
Bear Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 0.7 mi. E   Nebo Basin 
Tryan Hollow (Valley) Juab County, UT 1 mi. SE   Nebo Basin 
Middle Basin (Basin) Juab County, UT 1.3 mi. N 8977  Nebo Basin 
Cottonwood Campground (Locale) Juab County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 6592  Nebo Basin 
Willow Trail (Trail) Juab County, UT 1.1 mi. W 10375  Mona 
Left Fork Salt Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. NE   Nebo Basin 
Right Fork Salt Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. NE   Nebo Basin 
Nebo Basin (Basin) Juab County, UT 1.5 mi. N 7523  Nebo Basin 
Cow Hollow (Valley) Juab County, UT 1.4 mi. SE   Nebo Basin 
Andrews Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 1.6 mi. SE   Mona 
Mahogany Hill (Summit) Juab County, UT 2 mi. S 7727  Nebo Basin 
Middle Ridge (Ridge) Juab County, UT 1.8 mi. W 8885  Mona 
North Basin (Basin) Juab County, UT 2.2 mi. N 11280  Mona 
Ponderosa Campground (Locale) Juab County, UT 2.1 mi. SE 6290  Nebo Basin 
McCune Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.2 mi. SE   Nebo Basin 
Mount Nebo (Summit) Juab County, UT 2.4 mi. N 11671  Mona 
Wasatch Range (Range) Juab County, UT 2.4 mi. N 11671  Mona 


Taxon Links for species Ligusticum filicinum  S. Watson

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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