Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 11474 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Descurainia incisa (Engelm. ex A. Gray) Britton
Infraspecific    var. filipes (A. Gray) N.H. Holmgren
Donna M. Barnes   4927  
Coll. Date 25 April 2006 
United States
Washington County
Locality Bull Valley Mountains, along FR 006 (Veyo-Shoal Creek Road), S of the Lower Enterprise Reservoir Dam;
     Elev.: 6152 ft. (1876 m.)
Habitat Notes chaparral 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 37° 26'  18" N, 113° 49'  34" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)
Specimen Notes 2004 burn area. 


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

     Descurainia pinnata ssp. filipes (Gray) Detling

     Descurainia incisa ssp. filipes (Gray) Rollins
     Descurainia pinnata var. filipes (Gray) M.E. Peck
     Sisymbrium incisum var. filipes Gray
     Sisymbrium longipedicellatum Fourn.
     Sophia filipes (Gray) Heller

Common Name(s): western tansy mustard, western tansymustard.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=22829, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Capparales
                                Family: Brassicaceae
                                    Genus: Descurainia
                                        Species: Descurainia pinnata
                                            Subspecies: Descurainia pinnata ssp. filipes


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 11474f1.jpg specimen image: 11474s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 00777s3.jpg 
specimen image: 00944s3.jpg 
specimen image: 01849s3.jpg 
specimen image: 03316s3.jpg 
specimen image: 04387s3.jpg 
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specimen image: 08296s3.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11460 Agoseris glauca  var. laciniata   "Arizona mountain dandelion" 2876 ft. NW
11476 Anemone multifida      "Pacific windflower" 1496 ft. W
11472 Astragalus amphioxys  var. amphioxys   "crescent milkvetch" same section
11464 Astragalus amphioxys  var. amphioxys   "crescent milkvetch" 2876 ft. NW
11473 Balsamorhiza sagittata      "arrow-leaf balsamroot" same section
11455 Boechera holboellii  var. secunda  2876 ft. NW
11479 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" 1496 ft. W
11462 Chorispora tenella      "crossflower" 2876 ft. NW
11457 Collinsia parviflora      "maiden blue eyed Mary" 2876 ft. NW
11471 Collinsia parviflora      "maiden blue eyed Mary" same section
11466 Cymopterus purpureus  var. jonesii   "Jones' spring parsley" same section
11465 Eriodictyon angustifolium      "narrow-leaf yerba santa" same section
11461 Eriogonum caespitosum      "matted wild buckwheat" 2876 ft. NW
17949 Eriogonum wrightii      "bastardsage" same section
11467 Gilia brecciarum  subsp. brecciarum   "Nevada gilia" same section
11454 Lewisia brachycalyx      "shortsepal lewisia" 2876 ft. NW
11456 Lomatium nevadense  var. parishii   "Parish's biscuitroot" 2876 ft. NW
11478 Lotus plebeius      "New Mexico bird's-foot trefoil" 1496 ft. W
11470 Microsteris gracilis  var. humilior   "slender phlox" same section
11458 Microsteris gracilis  var. humilior   "slender phlox" 2876 ft. NW
11468 Phlox longifolia      "long-leaf phlox" same section
11469 Physaria chambersii  var. chambersii   "Chambers' twinpod" same section
11463 Poa fendleriana  subsp. longiligula   "muttongrass" 2876 ft. NW
11459 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" 2876 ft. NW
11475 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Maple Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. NW 5748  Maple Ridge 
Burnt Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. W   Goldstrike 
Maple Ridge (Ridge) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. N 6277  Maple Ridge 
Bull Valley Mountains (Range) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. S 7008  Maple Ridge 
Pilot Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. NE   Hebron 
Cove Mountain (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 6808  Maple Ridge 
The Pinnacles (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. W 6204  Maple Ridge 
Willow Spring Draw (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. NE   Maple Ridge 
Bull Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. SW   Goldstrike 
Windy Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.4 mi. N 6729  Maple Ridge 
Grassy Flat (Flat) Washington County, UT 3.4 mi. N 5988  Maple Ridge 
South Boundary Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. S 5643  Maple Ridge 
Racer Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.4 mi. E   Maple Ridge 
Quail Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.3 mi. S 5601  Maple Ridge 
White Rocks (Summit) Washington County, UT 4.5 mi. S 5633  Maple Ridge 
Bull Mountain (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. E 6355  Maple Ridge 
Racer Canyon Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. E   Hebron 
Cave Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.8 mi. N   Goldstrike 
Twin Peaks Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.2 mi. W 6313  Goldstrike 
Pilot Peak Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 5 mi. N 6493  Hebron 


Taxon Links for species Descurainia incisa  (Engelm. ex A. Gray) Britton

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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