Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 08224 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Alyssum parviflorum Fisch. ex M. Bieb.
K.T. Harper   2003-163  
Coll. Date 08 May 2003 
United States
Grand County
Locality Highway 191, Courthouse Wash.
     Elev.: 4679 ft. (1427 m.)
Habitat Notes on alluvium washed through Mancos Shale. 
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 38° 43'  33" N, 109° 44'  5" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Alyssum minus var. micranthum (C.A. Mey.) Dudley

     Alyssum mimus (Linnaeus) Rothmal.
     Alyssum mimus micranthum
     Alyssum parviflorum Fisch. ex Bieb.
     Alyssum parviflorum var. micranthum (C.A. Mey.) Dorn
     Clypeola minus L. p.p.

Common Name(s): alyssum, European alyssum, European madwort.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=531468, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Capparales
                                Family: Brassicaceae
                                    Genus: Alyssum
                                        Species: Alyssum minus
                                            Variety: Alyssum minus var. micranthum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 08224s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05873s2.jpg 
specimen image: 06737s2.jpg 
specimen image: 12705s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13688s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13760s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10457 Abronia fragrans      "snowball sand verbena" same section
08227 Allium macropetalum      "large-flowered wild onion" same section
10481 Astragalus mollissimus  var. thompsoniae   "Thompson's woolly milkvetch" same section
08226 Cryptantha ambigua      "basin cat's eye" same section
10463 Cryptantha osterhoutii      "slender cat's eye" same section
10488 Cymopterus macdougalii      "MacDougal's Indian parsley" same section
10458 Cymopterus newberryi      "sweet-root spring parsley" same section
10455 Erigeron bellidiastrum      "western fleabane daisy" same section
08225 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" same section
10462 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "Utah sweetvetch" same section
10460 Hymenopappus filifolius  var. cinereus   "common woollywhite" same section
10456 Ipomopsis gunnisonii      "Gunnison's gilia" same section
10454 Oenothera cespitosa  var. navajoensis   "Navajo tufted evening primrose" same section
10459 Penstemon eatonii  var. undosus  same section
10479 Quercus x welshii  hybrid [gambelii x havardii]  same section
10461 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" same section
10482 Stenotus armerioides  var. armerioides   "thrifty goldenweed" same section
10480 Wyethia scabra      "rough mule's ears" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Mill Canyon (Valley) Grand County, UT 0.6 mi. S   Jug Rock 
Bartlett Wash (Valley) Grand County, UT 2801 ft. E   Jug Rock 
Klondike Wash (Valley) Grand County, UT 0.8 mi. N   Valley City 
Courthouse Spring (Spring) Grand County, UT 0.9 mi. S 4531  Merrimac Butte 
Tusher Canyon (Valley) Grand County, UT 0.9 mi. N   Jug Rock 
Lower Courthouse Spring (Spring) Grand County, UT 0.8 mi. E 4439  Merrimac Butte 
Slickensides Arch (Arch) Grand County, UT 1.2 mi. S 4557  Merrimac Butte 
Courthouse Rock (Summit) Grand County, UT 1.6 mi. S 4912  Merrimac Butte 
Canyonlands Field (Airport) Grand County, UT 2.4 mi. N 4561  Klondike Bluffs 
Dalton Well (Well) Grand County, UT 2 mi. SE 4403  Merrimac Butte 
Burro Seep (Spring) Grand County, UT 2.5 mi. N 4597  Klondike Bluffs 
Klondike Flat (Flat) Grand County, UT 2.6 mi. N 4554  Klondike Bluffs 
Corral Canyon (Valley) Grand County, UT 2.8 mi. SE   Merrimac Butte 
Determination Towers (Summit) Grand County, UT 3.1 mi. S 4892  Jug Rock 
Determination Towers (Pillar) Grand County, UT 3.1 mi. S 4902  Jug Rock 
Courthouse Pasture (Flat) Grand County, UT 3.3 mi. S 5017  Merrimac Butte 
Little Valley (Valley) Grand County, UT 3.9 mi. N   Klondike Bluffs 
Uranium Arch (Arch) Grand County, UT 3.8 mi. S 5240  Merrimac Butte 
Cedar Ridge (Ridge) Grand County, UT 3.4 mi. SE 4508  Merrimac Butte 
Cedar Ridge Well (Well) Grand County, UT 3.3 mi. SE 4360  Merrimac Butte 


Taxon Links for species Alyssum parviflorum  Fisch. ex M. Bieb.

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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