Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09545 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Dodecatheon pulchellum (Raf.) Merr.
Infraspecific    var. pulchellum 
Common name   darkthroat shootingstar
D.M. Barnes   4110  
   with K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 01 July 2004 
United States
Sanpete County
Locality Wasatch Plateau, jeep trail [NE of Jet Fox Reservoir, Skyline Drive];
     Elev.: 10200 ft. (3110 m.)
Habitat Notes wet meadow. 
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° 14'  55" N, 111° 27'  39" 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):

     Dodecatheon pulchellum ssp. pulchellum (Raf.) Merr.

     Dodecatheon pauciflorum Greene
     Dodecatheon pauciflorum var. salinum (A. Nels.) R. Knuth
     Dodecatheon pauciflorum var. watsonii (Tidestrom) C.L. Hitchc.
     Dodecatheon pulchellum ssp. pauciflorum (Greene) HultÚn
     Dodecatheon pulchellum var. watsonii (Tidestrom) Boivin
     Dodecatheon pulchellum var. watsonii (Tidestrom) C.L. Hitchc.
     Dodecatheon pulchellum var. watsonii (Tidestrom) Reveal
     Dodecatheon pulchellum var. zionense (Eastw.) Welsh
     Dodecatheon radicatum Greene
     Dodecatheon radicatum ssp. watsonii (Tidestrom) H.J. Thompson
     Dodecatheon salinum A. Nels.
     Dodecatheon zionense Eastw.

Common Name(s): darkthroat shootingstar.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=23946, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Primulales
                                Family: Primulaceae
                                    Genus: Dodecatheon
                                        Species: Dodecatheon pulchellum
                                            Subspecies: Dodecatheon pulchellum ssp. pulchellum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09545s1.jpg

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.
09557 Agoseris glauca  var. laciniata   "Arizona mountain dandelion" same section
03609 Androsace septentrionalis      "pygmy-flowered rockjasmine" 747 ft. SW
09551 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" same section
03622 Astragalus       "timber milkvetch" 747 ft. SW
03624 Astragalus kentrophyta  var. tegetarius   "mountain spiny milkvetch" 747 ft. SW
09899 Astragalus kentrophyta  var. tegetarius   "mountain spiny milkvetch" 2356 ft. SW
09903 Astragalus miser  var. oblongifolius   "timber milkvetch" 2356 ft. SW
09896 Astragalus miser  var. oblongifolius   "timber milkvetch" 2356 ft. SW
06530 Astragalus striatiflorus      "escarpment milkvetch" 747 ft. SW
09550 Castilleja applegatei  var. viscida   "sticky Applegate's paintbrush" same section
09546 Castilleja sulphurea      "sulphur paintbrush" same section
06313 Erigeron argentatus      "plateau fleabane" 747 ft. SW
09894 Erigeron compositus  var. glabratus   "cut-leaf fleabane" 2356 ft. SW
09552 Erigeron formosissimus  var. formosissimus   "beautiful fleabane" same section
04923 Erigeron humilis      "beautiful fleabane" 747 ft. SW
09897 Erigeron untermannii      "Indian Canyon fleabane" 2356 ft. SW
09900 Geum triflorum  var. ciliatum   "old man's whiskers" 2356 ft. SW
09901 Haplopappus clementis      "Clement's goldenweed" 2356 ft. SW
09902 Ipomopsis macrosiphon      "long-tube scarlet gilia" 2356 ft. SW
09555 Lathyrus lanszwertii  var. lanszwertii   "Lanszwert's vetchling" same section
09904 Lomatium juniperinum      "juniper biscuitroot" 2356 ft. SW
09547 Melica bulbosa      "onion-grass" same section
09892 Minuartia macrantha      "large-flowered sandwort" 2356 ft. SW
09898 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" 2356 ft. SW
09558 Orthocarpus tolmiei      "Tolmie's owl's-clover" same section
09543 Osmorhiza occidentalis      "western sweetroot" same section
09548 Penstemon rydbergii  var. aggregatus   "Rydberg's beardtongue" same section
09554 Penstemon subglaber      "smooth beardtongue" same section
09895 Physaria hemiphysaria  var. hemiphysaria   "Intermountain bladderpod" 2356 ft. SW
06536 Polemonium pulcherrimum  var. delicatum  747 ft. SW
09549 Potentilla concinna      "elegant cinquefoil" same section
09891 Potentilla concinna      "elegant cinquefoil" 2356 ft. SW
09893 Sedum debile      "orpine stonecrop" 2356 ft. SW
09553 Senecio crocatus      "saffron ragwort" same section
09556 Thelypodium sagittatum  var. sagittatum   "arrow thelypody" same section
16805 Vicia americana  var. americana   "American vetch" same section
09544 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Jet Fox Reservoir (Reservoir) Sanpete County, UT 2638 ft. SW 10115  Ferron Reservoir 
Snow Lake (Lake) Sanpete County, UT 2694 ft. SE 10145  Ferron Reservoir 
Elks Knoll (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 1.1 mi. N 10256  Danish Knoll 
Loggers Fork Reservoir (Reservoir) Sanpete County, UT 1.2 mi. N 10040  Danish Knoll 
Loggers Fork Dam (Dam) Sanpete County, UT 1.2 mi. N 10027  Danish Knoll 
Lake Mountain (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 1.3 mi. SE 10519  Ferron Reservoir 
Cherry Flat (Flat) Sanpete County, UT 1.5 mi. E 10220  Danish Knoll 
Trail Ridge (Ridge) Sanpete County, UT 1.5 mi. E 10493  Ferron Reservoir 
Loggers Fork (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 1.8 mi. N   Danish Knoll 
Swedish Knoll (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2 mi. NE 10420  Danish Knoll 
Lowry Fork (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 1.9 mi. NW   Danish Knoll 
The Cove (Basin) Sanpete County, UT 2.4 mi. S 9745  Ferron Reservoir 
South Mountain (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.5 mi. N 10394  Danish Knoll 
Lemons Bench (Bench) Sanpete County, UT 2.2 mi. W 8934  Danish Knoll 
Sanpete County (Civil) Sanpete County, UT 2.2 mi. W 9059  Ephraim 
Swens Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 2.3 mi. NW 8760  Danish Knoll 
Jolleys Hole (Basin) Sanpete County, UT 2.8 mi. N 10033  Danish Knoll 
John August Lake (Reservoir) Sanpete County, UT 2.9 mi. N 10338  Danish Knoll 
Little South Fork Manti Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 2.5 mi. SW   Ferron Reservoir 
Lake Fork Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.6 mi. SE   Ferron Reservoir 


Taxon Links for species Dodecatheon pulchellum  (Raf.) Merr.

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

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