Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 08881 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Physaria acutifolia Rydb.
Infraspecific    var. acutifolia 
Common name   sharpleaf twinpod
Donna M. Barnes   3497  
   with K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 10 June 2003 
United States
Daggett County
Locality southern slope of Windy Ridge, on FR 093, ca. 1 mile NE of the junction with Sheep Creek Geologic Loop (FR218), Uinta Mountains;
     Elev.: 8115 ft. (2474 m.)
Habitat Notes mountain brush 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° 53'  14" N, 109° 45'  19" 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.
08872 Agoseris glauca  var. laciniata   "Arizona mountain dandelion" 1.6 mi. NE
05667 Allium cernuum      "nodding wild onion" same section
08883 Alopecurus aequalis  var. aequalis   "short-awn foxtail" same section
05753 Anemone multifida  var. tetonensis   "Teton windflower" same section
08888 Antennaria parvifolia      "small-leaf pussytoes" same section
08890 Arabis hirsuta  var. glabrata   "hairy rockcress" same section
05661 Arctostaphylos uva-ursi      "kinnikinnick" same section
05749 Arnica longifolia      "spearleaf arnica" same section
10121 Artemisia campestris  var. petiolata   "field wormwood" 2 mi. N
10120 Artemisia campestris  var. scouleriana   "Pacific sagewort" 2 mi. N
05750 Astragalus miser  var. oblongifolius   "timber milkvetch" same section
08869 Astragalus spatulatus      "tufted milkvetch" 1.6 mi. NE
08868 Balsamorhiza hookeri  var. neglecta   "Hooker's balsamroot" 1.6 mi. NE
08878 Boechera lyallii     1.6 mi. NE
08712 Boechera microphylla     1 mi. SW
05670 Campanula rotundifolia      "bluebell bellflower" same section
08870 Castilleja flava  var. flava   "yellow paintbrush" 1.6 mi. NE
08865 Cerastium arvense  subsp. strictum   "field chickweed" 1.6 mi. NE
08892 Cercocarpus montanus      "alderleaf mountain mahogany" same section
08873 Crepis occidentalis  var. occidentalis   "western hawksbeard" 1.6 mi. NE
08877 Draba oligosperma  var. juniperina   "juniper whitlow-cress" 1.6 mi. NE
08709 Draba oligosperma  var. oligosperma   "few-seeded whitlow-cress" 1 mi. SW
05660 Elymus elymoides  subsp. californicus   "California squirreltail" same section
08866 Erigeron compositus  var. glabratus   "cut-leaf fleabane" 1.6 mi. NE
08871 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" 1.6 mi. NE
08875 Eriogonum alatum      "winged wild buckwheat" 1.6 mi. NE
08887 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" same section
08886 Festuca saximontana  var. saximontana   "Rocky Mountain fescue" same section
05678 Galium multiflorum  var. multiflorum  same section
08874 Hymenoxys richardsonii  var. richardsonii   "Richardson's rubberweed" 1.6 mi. NE
05668 Koeleria macrantha      "prairie Junegrass" same section
08876 Lesquerella alpina  var. alpina   "alpine bladderpod" 1.6 mi. NE
08879 Lewisia pygmaea      "dwarf lewisia" 1.6 mi. NE
08711 Lomatium juniperinum      "juniper biscuitroot" 1 mi. SW
08891 Lupinus lepidus  var. utahensis  same section
08707 Mertensia lanceolata  var. coriacea   "smooth foothill bluebells" 1 mi. SW
08713 Microsteris gracilis  var. humilior   "slender phlox" 1 mi. SW
08708 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" 1 mi. SW
05748 Orthocarpus luteus      "yellow owl's-clover" same section
08882 Penstemon caespitosus  var. caespitosus   "mat beardtongue" same section
08889 Penstemon procerus  var. procerus   "pincushion beardtongue" same section
05679 Penstemon procerus  var. procerus   "pincushion beardtongue" same section
05752 Penstemon strictus      "Rocky Mountain beardtongue" same section
08880 Poa compressa      "Canada bluegrass" 1.6 mi. NE
08885 Potentilla diversifolia      "diverse-leaf cinquefoil" same section
05662 Potentilla gracilis  var. pulcherrima   "beautiful cinquefoil" same section
08714 Pulsatilla patens  subsp. multifida   "cut-leaf anemone" 1 mi. SW
18065 Ribes inerme      "whitestem gooseberry" same section
08884 Rorippa islandica  var. glabra  same section
18061 Salix bebbiana      "Bebb willow" same section
18064 Salix boothii      "Booth's willow" same section
18060 Salix geyeriana      "Geyer's willow" same section
18062 Salix geyeriana      "Geyer's willow" same section
18063 Salix geyeriana      "Geyer's willow" same section
05666 Solidago nana      "dwarf goldenrod" same section
08867 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" 1.6 mi. NE
08710 Trifolium gymnocarpon      "hollyleaf clover" 1 mi. SW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Windy Ridge (Ridge) Daggett County, UT 2422 ft. N 8393  Jessen Butte 
Summit Springs (Spring) Daggett County, UT 0.8 mi. SE 8239  Manila 
Summit Springs Guard Station (Locale) Daggett County, UT 0.8 mi. SE 8281  Manila 
Whiskey Creek (Stream) Daggett County, UT 1 mi. W   Jessen Butte 
Lost Spring (Spring) Daggett County, UT 2 mi. S 8120  Leidy Peak 
Honslinger Creek (Stream) Daggett County, UT 2 mi. S   Leidy Peak 
Death Valley Enclosure (Locale) Daggett County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 7888  Manila 
Sheep Creek Hill (Summit) Daggett County, UT 2.3 mi. N 7874  Jessen Butte 
Scraper Spring (Spring) Daggett County, UT 2 mi. SE 8061  Elk Park 
Deep Creek (Stream) Daggett County, UT 2.4 mi. SE   Leidy Peak 
Carter Creek Bridge (Bridge) Daggett County, UT 2.5 mi. SE 7632  Elk Park 
Ute Mountain (Summit) Daggett County, UT 2.2 mi. SW 8836  Leidy Peak 
Deep Creek Campground Bridge (Bridge) Daggett County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 7701  Elk Park 
Deep Creek Campground (Locale) Daggett County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 7664  Elk Park 
Deep Creek Bridge (Bridge) Daggett County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 7664  Elk Park 
Scraper Spring Draw (Valley) Daggett County, UT 2.6 mi. SE   Elk Park 
Dowds Hole (Lake) Daggett County, UT 2.5 mi. E 7664  Manila 
Dowds Hole Enclosure (Locale) Daggett County, UT 2.5 mi. E 7678  Manila 
East Fork Deep Creek (Stream) Daggett County, UT 3.1 mi. S   Elk Park 
Palisade Campground (Locale) Daggett County, UT 2.6 mi. NW 7054  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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