Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 08703 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Physaria acutifolia Rydb.
Infraspecific    var. acutifolia 
Common name   sharpleaf twinpod
D.M. Barnes   3288  
   with K.T. Harper, R. Jolley
Coll. Date 21 May 2003 
United States
Daggett County
Locality Uinta Mountains, Sheep Creek Geologic Loop (FR218), W of Utah Highway 44;
     Elev.: 6361 ft. (1939 m.)
Habitat Notes Park City Formation, rocky cliff area along road; mountain mahogany-juniper 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 40° 56'  20" N, 109° 45'  17" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Physaria acutifolia var. acutifolia Rydb.

     Physaria australis (Payson) Rollins

Common Name(s): sharpleaf twinpod, southern twinpod.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=529642, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08900 Astragalus bisulcatus  var. bisulcatus   "two-grooved milkvetch" same section
08895 Camelina microcarpa      "littlepod false flax" same section
08706 Cryptantha flavoculata      "rough-seeded cat's eye" same section
08897 Cryptantha sericea      "silky cat's eye" same section
08718 Descurainia pinnata  var. osmiarum  same section
08705 Eremogone hookeri  var. hookeri   "Hooker's sandwort" same section
08899 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. brevicaule   "short-stemmed wild buckwheat" same section
08720 Eriogonum ovalifolium  var. purpureum   "purple cushion wild buckwheat" same section
08704 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. arizonica   "Arizona four-nerve daisy" same section
08719 Lithospermum incisum      "narrow-leaf stoneseed" 2405 ft. SW
08954 Opuntia polyacantha  var. polyacantha   "hairspine pricklypear" 2405 ft. SW
08898 Opuntia polyacantha  var. polyacantha   "hairspine pricklypear" same section
08721 Penstemon pachyphyllus  var. mucronatus  same section
08249 Ranunculus glaberrimus  var. ellipticus   "sagebrush buttercup" 2405 ft. SW
08717 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" same section
08901 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" same section
05663 Stanleya pinnata  var. integrifolia   "golden princesplume" 1.1 mi. SW
08896 Stanleya pinnata  var. pinnata   "desert princesplume" same section
08716 Thermopsis montana      "mountain goldenbanner" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Dowds Grave (Cemetery) Daggett County, UT 1324 ft. W 6411  Jessen Butte 
Lodgepole Creek (Stream) Daggett County, UT 0.8 mi. W   Phil Pico Mountain 
Moenkopi Campground (Locale) Daggett County, UT 0.9 mi. SE 6280  Manila 
South Valley Canal (Canal) Daggett County, UT 1.1 mi. N 6867  Jessen Butte 
Sheep Creek Hill (Summit) Daggett County, UT 1.3 mi. S 7874  Jessen Butte 
Carmel Campground (Locale) Daggett County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 6263  Manila 
Navajo Cliffs Picnic Area (Park) Daggett County, UT 1.8 mi. SE 6208  Manila 
Sheep Creek Gap (Gap) Daggett County, UT 1.8 mi. E 6365  Manila 
Birch Spring (Spring) Daggett County, UT 2.5 mi. N 6677  Jessen Butte 
Willow Camp (Locale) Daggett County, UT 2.3 mi. SE 6142  Manila 
Windy Ridge (Ridge) Daggett County, UT 3.1 mi. S 8393  Jessen Butte 
Death Valley Creek (Stream) Daggett County, UT 2.5 mi. SE   Jessen Butte 
Mann Camp (Locale) Daggett County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 6113  Manila 
Big Spring (Spring) Daggett County, UT 2.8 mi. SW 6972  Jessen Butte 
Death Valley Enclosure (Locale) Daggett County, UT 3.2 mi. SE 7888  Manila 
Jessen Butte (Summit) Daggett County, UT 2.7 mi. W 8468  Jessen Butte 
Whiskey Creek (Stream) Daggett County, UT 3.6 mi. S   Jessen Butte 
Mahogany Draw (Valley) Daggett County, UT 3.1 mi. SW   Jessen Butte 
Palisades Memorial Park (Park) Daggett County, UT 3.2 mi. SW 7018  Jessen Butte 
Hope Creek (Stream) Daggett County, UT 3.2 mi. SW   Jessen Butte 


Taxon Links for species Physaria acutifolia  Rydb.

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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