Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 06764 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
BoraginaceaeBoraginaceaeBoraginaceae  
Species Lappula occidentalis (S. Watson) Greene
Infraspecific    var. occidentalis 
Common name   western stickseed
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   2199  
   with K. Barnes, M. Barnes
Coll. Date 15 May 2002 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Uintah County
Locality Book Cliffs-Roan Cliffs, [East Tavaputs Plateau], Hells Hole Canyon, road in dry wash area;
     Elev.: 5291 ft. (1613 m.)
Habitat Notes salt desert shrub community; dry clay 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 39° 56'  44" N, 109° 6'  44" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)

Taxonomy


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

     Lappula occidentalis var. occidentalis (S. Wats.) Greene

     Lappula echinata var. occidentalis (S. Wats.) Boivin
     Lappula redowskii auct. non (Hornem.) Greene
     Lappula redowskii var. desertorum (Greene) I.M. Johnston
     Lappula redowskii var. occidentalis (S. Wats.) Rydb.

Common Name(s): desert stickseed, flat-spine sheepburr, flatspine stickseed, western stickseed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=528678, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Lamiales
                                Family: Boraginaceae
                                    Genus: Lappula
                                        Species: Lappula occidentalis
                                            Variety: Lappula occidentalis var. occidentalis
                                                

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15982 Aliciella pinnatifida      "sticky gilia" 1.3 mi. N
15963 Astragalus lutosus      "Dragon milkvetch" 1673 ft. N
15964 Astragalus lutosus      "Dragon milkvetch" same section
06766 Astragalus tenellus      "loose-flowered milkvetch" same section
06762 Atriplex gardneri  var. cuneata  same section
15983 Chaetopappa ericoides      "rose-heath" 1.4 mi. N
06772 Corydalis aurea  var. occidentalis   "golden fumewort" same section
14032 Cryptantha rollinsii      "Rollins' cat's eye" 1.3 mi. NW
15981 Cryptantha rollinsii      "Rollins' cat's eye" 1.3 mi. N
06770 Cryptantha wetherillii      "Wetherill's cat's eye" same section
06763 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" same section
06771 Euphorbia brachycera      "horned spurge" same section
14031 Galium multiflorum      "shrubby bedstraw" 1.3 mi. NW
06769 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "Utah sweetvetch" same section
16014 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. arizonica   "Arizona four-nerve daisy" 2419 ft. NE
06765 Mirabilis alipes      "winged four o'clock" same section
06761 Penstemon pachyphyllus  var. mucronatus  same section
14030 Penstemon pachyphyllus  var. pachyphyllus   "thick-leaf beardtongue" 1.3 mi. NW
15979 Phacelia crenulata  var. corrugata   "notch-leaf scorpionweed" 1.3 mi. N
15965 Phlox muscoides      "moss phlox" same section
14029 Physaria subumbellata      "parasol bladderpod" 1.3 mi. NW
06767 Poa glauca      "Greenland bluegrass" 1.1 mi. SW
06768 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" same section
15980 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" 1.3 mi. N
15962 Symphoricarpos oreophilus      "mountain snowberry" 1670 ft. N
06773 Thelypodiopsis elegans      "Westwater tumblemustard" same section
15984 Townsendia strigosa      "hairy Townsend-daisy" 1.3 mi. N
16015 Townsendia strigosa      "hairy Townsend-daisy" 2419 ft. NE

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Hells Hole Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Weaver Ridge 
Weaver Ridge (Ridge) Uintah County, UT 1.8 mi. E 6168  Weaver Ridge 
Duck Rock (Pillar) Uintah County, UT 2 mi. W 5177  Southam Canyon 
Weaver Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.8 mi. N   Weaver Ridge 
Weaver Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.8 mi. N   Weaver Ridge 
Evacuation Creek (Stream) Uintah County, UT 2.4 mi. NW   Davis Canyon 
Cripple Horse Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 3.4 mi. N   Weaver Ridge 
Cowboy Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 3.9 mi. N   Walsh Knolls 
Ignatio Stage Stop (Locale) Uintah County, UT 4.1 mi. NW 4997  Southam Canyon 
Wagon Hound Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 4.2 mi. NW   Bonanza 
Watson (Populated Place) Uintah County, UT 5 mi. SW 5404  Southam Canyon 
Little Dicks Bottom (Bend) Uintah County, UT 5.5 mi. NE 5059  Walsh Knolls 
Bonanza (Populated Place) Uintah County, UT 6.2 mi. N 5437  Bonanza 

Links

Taxon Links for species Lappula occidentalis  (S. Watson) Greene

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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Lappula+occidentalis

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