Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09003 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Bupleurum americanum J.M. Coult. & Rose
Common name   American thorough-wax
Donna M. Barnes   3680  
   with Larry St. Clair
Coll. Date 28 July 2003 
United States
Lemhi County
Locality Beaverhead Mountains, ca. 10 miles along dirt road to Morrison Pass, E of Leadore;
     Elev.: 6971 ft. (2125 m.)
Habitat Notes Douglas fir forest, N facing slope. 
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 44° 40'  34" N, 113° 9'  37" 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):

     Bupleurum americanum Coult. & Rose

     Bupleurum triradiatum ssp. arcticum (Regel) HultÚn

Common Name(s): American thorow wax.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=29605, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Apiales
                                Family: Apiaceae
                                    Genus: Bupleurum
                                        Species: Bupleurum americanum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09003s2.jpg

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Reservoir Creek (Stream) Lemhi County, ID 643 ft. NE   Reservoir Creek 
Little Bear Creek (Stream) Lemhi County, ID 0.7 mi. SE   Tepee Mountain 
Big Bear Creek (Stream) Lemhi County, ID 0.8 mi. SE   Morrison Lake 
Deer Creek (Stream) Lemhi County, ID 1.2 mi. NE   Reservoir Creek 
Quaking Asp Creek (Stream) Lemhi County, ID 1.3 mi. NE   Deadman Pass 
Bog Creek (Stream) Lemhi County, ID 1.9 mi. E   Tepee Mountain 
Poison Creek (Stream) Lemhi County, ID 1.9 mi. E   Tepee Mountain 
Short Creek (Stream) Lemhi County, ID 2.7 mi. NE   Tepee Mountain 
Left Fork Rock Canyon (Valley) Lemhi County, ID 2.4 mi. W   Reservoir Creek 
Cabin Creek (Stream) Lemhi County, ID 3.4 mi. NE   Tepee Mountain 
Meadow Creek (Stream) Lemhi County, ID 2.8 mi. E   Tepee Mountain 
Wheetip Creek (Stream) Lemhi County, ID 2.9 mi. SE   Morrison Lake 
Rocky Canyon (Valley) Lemhi County, ID 3 mi. W   Reservoir Creek 
Upper Sweeney Mine (Mine) Beaverhead County, MT 4.1 mi. N 8649  Reservoir Creek 
Lower Sweeney Mine (Mine) Beaverhead County, MT 4.2 mi. N 8327  Reservoir Creek 
Bull Creek (Stream) Lemhi County, ID 3.9 mi. SW   Reservoir Creek 
Tepee Mountain (Summit) Beaverhead County, MT 5.3 mi. NE 9101  Tepee Mountain 
Wildcat Creek (Stream) Lemhi County, ID 6.2 mi. N   Reservoir Creek 
Baldy Mountain (Summit) Lemhi County, ID 6.4 mi. SE 10762  Morrison Lake 


Taxon Links for species Bupleurum americanum  J.M. Coult. & Rose

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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