Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 02362 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Oxytropis lambertii Pursh
Infraspecific    var. bigelovii A. Gray
Common name   purple locoweed
K.T. Harper   s.n.  
   with R. Van Buren, K. H. Hart
Coll. Date 01 July 1992 
United States
Sanpete County
Habitat Notes in meadows in aspen-mixed conifers zone. 
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° 9'  30" N, 111° 26'  26" W
Township Range T19S, R4E, Sec. 14  
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):

     Oxytropis lambertii var. bigelovii Gray

     Oxytropis lambertii ssp. bigelovii (Gray) W.A. Weber
     Oxytropis patens (Rydb.) A. Nels.

Common Name(s): purple locoweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=531515, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Oxytropis
                                        Species: Oxytropis lambertii
                                            Variety: Oxytropis lambertii var. bigelovii


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 02362s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 08501s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09189s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09616s2.jpg 
specimen image: 12363s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13478s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02681 Aristida purpurea      "purple threeawn" 1.4 mi. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Petty Peak (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 1291 ft. W 10404  Ferron Reservoir 
Harmonica Point (Cape) Sanpete County, UT 1918 ft. NE 10306  Ferron Reservoir 
Harmonica Lake (Lake) Sanpete County, UT 0.7 mi. E 9485  Ferron Reservoir 
Duck Fork Reservoir (Reservoir) Sanpete County, UT 0.9 mi. N 9243  Ferron Reservoir 
Duck Fork Dam (Dam) Emery County, UT 1 mi. N 9229  Ferron Reservoir 
Duck Fork Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 1 mi. N 9229  Ferron Reservoir 
Ferron Campground (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 1 mi. SW 9482  Ferron Reservoir 
Little Horse Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1 mi. SE   Heliotrope Mountain 
Windy Point (Cape) Sanpete County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 9456  Ferron Reservoir 
Ferron Reservoir (Reservoir) Sanpete County, UT 1.2 mi. SW 9489  Ferron Reservoir 
Ferron Dam (Dam) Sanpete County, UT 1.2 mi. S 9410  Ferron Reservoir 
Ferron Campground (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 1.3 mi. SW 9482  Ferron Reservoir 
Ferron Reservoir Campground (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 1.6 mi. SW 9495  Ferron Reservoir 
Georges Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1.6 mi. N   Ferron Reservoir 
Duck Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1.6 mi. N   Ferron Reservoir 
Indian Creek Administrative Site (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 9492  Ferron Reservoir 
Ferron Reservoir Summer Home Area (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 1.6 mi. S 9640  Ferron Reservoir 
Lake Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1.7 mi. N   Ferron Reservoir 
Rush Pond (Lake) Sanpete County, UT 1.6 mi. SE 9430  Ferron Reservoir 
Willow Lake Campground (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 1.9 mi. SE 9692  Ferron Reservoir 


Taxon Links for species Oxytropis lambertii  Pursh

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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