Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 07694 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Trifolium longipes Nutt.
Infraspecific    var. pygmaeum A. Gray
Common name   pygmy summer clover
Donna M. Barnes   2848  
   with K.T. Harper, R. Jolley
Coll. Date 19 June 2002 
United States
Garfield County
Locality between Cedar Breaks National Monument and Panguitch Lake.
     Elev.: 8289 ft. (2527 m.)
Habitat Notes small drainage area south of reservoir; sage-sedge community. 
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 37° 38'  57" N, 112° 47'  10" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.


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

     Trifolium longipes ssp. pygmaeum (Gray) J. Gillett

     Trifolium longipes var. brachypus S. Wats.
     Trifolium longipes var. pygmaeum Gray
     Trifolium longipes var. rusbyi (Greene) Harrington
     Trifolium rusbyi Greene

Common Name(s): long-stalk clover, pygmy clover.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=524775, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Trifolium
                                        Species: Trifolium longipes
                                            Subspecies: Trifolium longipes ssp. pygmaeum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 07694s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05860s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06078s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07199s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07302s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07611s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08604s3.jpg 
specimen image: 09046s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11188s2.jpg 
specimen image: 11188f1.jpg 
specimen image: 11647s3.jpg 
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specimen image: 13426s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
07692 Carex arapahoensis      "Arapaho sedge" same section
07697 Deschampsia cespitosa  subsp. cespitosa   "tufted hairgrass" same section
07696 Dodecatheon alpinum      "alpine shootingstar" same section
07698 Erigeron ursinus      "Bear River fleabane" same section
14302 Populus tremuloides      "quaking aspen" 1554 ft. N
07693 Potentilla diversifolia  var. diversifolia   "diverse-leaf cinquefoil" same section
14303 Ribes inerme      "whitestem gooseberry" 1554 ft. N
14301 Salix arizonica      "Arizona willow" 1554 ft. N
14300 Salix planifolia      "diamondleaf willow" 1554 ft. N
07695 Viola palustris      "marsh violet" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Meadow Lodge Lake (Reservoir) Iron County, UT 1402 ft. SE 9968  Brian Head 
Meadow Lodge Lake Dam (Dam) Iron County, UT 1402 ft. SE 9968  Brian Head 
Louder Ranger Station (Locale) Iron County, UT 1.5 mi. N 10279  Brian Head 
Long Flat (Flat) Iron County, UT 1.5 mi. NE 10151  Brian Head 
Hancock Peak (Summit) Iron County, UT 1.7 mi. SE 10552  Brian Head 
Lowder Creek (Stream) Iron County, UT 1.7 mi. E   Brian Head 
Sidney Valley (Basin) Iron County, UT 2.7 mi. N 10043  Brian Head 
Alpine Pond Trail (Trail) Iron County, UT 2.3 mi. W 10585  Brian Head 
Alpine Pond (Lake) Iron County, UT 2.3 mi. W 10535  Brian Head 
Cedar Breaks Amphitheater (Area) Iron County, UT 2.5 mi. W 10066  Brian Head 
Chessmen Overlook (Locale) Iron County, UT 2.7 mi. SW 10483  Brian Head 
Columbine Ridge (Ridge) Iron County, UT 2.6 mi. W 9869  Brian Head 
North View (Populated Place) Iron County, UT 2.7 mi. W 10440  Brian Head 
Sunset View (Locale) Iron County, UT 3 mi. SW 10361  Navajo Lake 
Red Desert (Plain) Iron County, UT 3.2 mi. SE 9663  Henrie Knolls 
Columbine Canyon (Valley) Iron County, UT 3 mi. W   Brian Head 
Sidney Peaks (Summit) Iron County, UT 3.7 mi. N 10847  Brian Head 
Mammoth Summit (Summit) Iron County, UT 3.1 mi. W 10440  Brian Head 
Brian Head (Summit) Iron County, UT 3.3 mi. NW 11306  Brian Head 
The Craters (Crater) Iron County, UT 3.6 mi. SW 10210  Navajo Lake 


Taxon Links for species Trifolium longipes  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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