Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09863 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Madia glomerata Hook.
Common name   mountain tarweed
D.M. Barnes   4140  
   with Kevin J. Barnes
Coll. Date 17 July 2004 
United States
Utah County
Locality American Fork Canyon, Tibblefork Trail 057, above Tibblefork Reservoir.
     Elev.: 8357 ft. (2548 m.)
Habitat Notes mountain shrub community, aspen 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 40° 28'  28" N, 111° 35'  15" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Madia glomerata Hook.

Common Name(s): cluster tarweed, mountain tarplant, mountain tarweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=38029, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Madia
                                        Species: Madia glomerata


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.
09866 Aconitum columbianum  var. columbianum   "western monkshood" same section
15342 Betula       "birch" 1.2 mi. S
05184 Carex athrostachya      "slenderbeak sedge" 2 mi. SW
00312 Carex microptera      "smallwing sedge" 1.4 mi. S
09864 Collomia linearis      "tiny trumpet" same section
01628 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" 1.4 mi. S
02760 Disporum trachycarpum      "rough-fruited fairy bells" 1.4 mi. S
05188 Eleocharis palustris      "common spikerush" 2 mi. SW
05200 Epilobium brachycarpum      "tall annual willowherb" 2 mi. SW
01629 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" 1.4 mi. S
01744 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" 1.4 mi. S
05185 Galium trifidum      "three-petaled bedstraw" 2 mi. SW
02925 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "Utah sweetvetch" 1.4 mi. S
09865 Herrickia wasatchensis      "Wasatch aster" same section
09862 Monolepis nuttalliana      "Nuttall's povertyweed" same section
01627 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" 1.4 mi. S
02840 Polemonium foliosissimum  var. alpinum   "alpine Jacob's-ladder" 1.8 mi. N
02924 Polygonum douglasii  var. johnstonii  1.4 mi. S
05199 Ranunculus gmelinii      "Gmelin's buttercup" 2 mi. SW
04345 Senecio crassulus      "thick-leaf ragwort" 1.5 mi. E
00486 Senecio integerrimus  var. exaltatus   "Columbia ragwort" 1.4 mi. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Mill Canyon Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 757 ft. W 8281  Aspen Grove 
Rock Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. N 9492  Aspen Grove 
Tooth Spring (Spring) Wasatch County, UT 1.6 mi. S 7261  Aspen Grove 
Mill Canyon Peak (Summit) Wasatch County, UT 1.6 mi. N 10270  Aspen Grove 
The Cove (Basin) Wasatch County, UT 2 mi. E 6608  Aspen Grove 
Forest Lake (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. N 8511  Brighton 
Cascade Springs (Spring) Wasatch County, UT 2.1 mi. SE 6300  Aspen Grove 
Bear Canyon (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2.3 mi. SE   Aspen Grove 
Mud Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. SW 8045  Aspen Grove 
Thomas Canyon (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2.3 mi. SE   Aspen Grove 
Holman Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 2.8 mi. NW 7162  Timpanogos Cave 
Forest Camp (Locale) Utah County, UT 3.1 mi. SW 7710  Aspen Grove 
Summit Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 3.3 mi. SW 8068  Aspen Grove 
Big Spring (Spring) Wasatch County, UT 3.3 mi. NE 7776  Brighton 
Sandy Baker Pass (Gap) Wasatch County, UT 3.5 mi. N 8734  Brighton 
Shaffer Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 3.5 mi. N   Brighton 
Lame Horse Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 3.5 mi. S 7920  Aspen Grove 
Mill Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.8 mi. W   Aspen Grove 
Major Evans Gulch (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.3 mi. NW   Dromedary Peak 
Bay State Tunnel (Mine) Utah County, UT 3.7 mi. N 7825  Brighton 


Taxon Links for species Madia glomerata  Hook.

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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