Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 12261 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Draba oligosperma Hook.
Common name   few-seeded whitlow-cress
J.G. Harris   4299  
Coll. Date 21 July 2006 
United States
Juab County
Locality Deep Creek Mountains, Ibapah Azimuth Peak, ridgeline just S of summit.
     Elev.: 11867 ft. (3618 m.)
Habitat Notes granite crevices, cliffs, scree, alpine tundra. 
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° 51'  12" N, 113° 54'  22" 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):

     Draba oligosperma Hook.

     Draba juniperina Dorn
     Draba oligosperma var. juniperina (Dorn) Welsh
     Draba oligosperma var. pectinipila (Rollins) C.L. Hitchc.
     Draba oligosperma ssp. subsessilis (S. Wats) D. Murray
     Draba oligosperma var. subsessilis (S. Wats.) O.E. Schulz
     Draba pectinipila Rollins
     Draba subsessilis S. Wats.

Common Name(s): fewseed draba, glacier draba.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=22896, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Capparales
                                Family: Brassicaceae
                                    Genus: Draba
                                        Species: Draba oligosperma


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11177 Abies concolor      "white fir" same section
11250 Androsace septentrionalis      "pygmy-flowered rockjasmine" 2062 ft. S
11169 Androsace septentrionalis      "pygmy-flowered rockjasmine" same section
12239 Aquilegia coerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" same section
13963 Aquilegia coerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" same section
11246 Arnica cordifolia  var. pumila   "heart-leaf arnica" 2062 ft. S
12254 Arnica cordifolia  var. pumila   "heart-leaf arnica" same section
11300 Astragalus calycosus  var. mancus   "alpine Torrey's milkvetch" same section
11248 Boechera lemmonii     2062 ft. S
12244 Boechera lemmonii     same section
11245 Carex elynoides      "blackroot sedge" 2062 ft. S
13968 Castilleja nana      "dwarf alpine paintbrush" same section
12252 Castilleja nana      "dwarf alpine paintbrush" same section
11168 Castilleja nana      "dwarf alpine paintbrush" same section
11164 Cymopterus hendersonii      "Henderson's rock parsley" same section
12257 Cymopterus hendersonii      "Henderson's rock parsley" same section
11249 Cymopterus hendersonii      "Henderson's rock parsley" 2062 ft. S
12245 Draba albertina      "alpine whitlow-cress" same section
12053 Draba crassifolia      "thick-leaf whitlow-cress" 2062 ft. S
13975 Draba crassifolia      "thick-leaf whitlow-cress" same section
12259 Draba densifolia      "dense-leaf whitlow-cress" same section
12043 Draba fladnizensis  var. pattersonii   "Austrian whitlow-cress" 2062 ft. S
11499 Draba globosa      "round-fruited whitlow-cress" 2062 ft. S
12241 Draba globosa      "round-fruited whitlow-cress" same section
11498 Draba globosa      "round-fruited whitlow-cress" same section
13974 Draba lonchocarpa      "long-pod whitlow-cress" same section
12258 Draba lonchocarpa      "long-pod whitlow-cress" same section
12044 Draba lonchocarpa      "long-pod whitlow-cress" 2062 ft. S
12042 Draba lonchocarpa      "long-pod whitlow-cress" 2062 ft. S
13976 Draba oligosperma      "few-seeded whitlow-cress" same section
12260 Draba oligosperma      "few-seeded whitlow-cress" same section
13970 Ericameria discoidea      "whitestem goldenbush" same section
11167 Erigeron compositus  var. glabratus   "cut-leaf fleabane" same section
11244 Erigeron compositus  var. glabratus   "cut-leaf fleabane" 2062 ft. S
13967 Erigeron leiomerus      "rock-slide yellow fleabane" same section
11301 Eriogonum ovalifolium  var. nivale   "alpine cushion wild buckwheat" same section
11163 Geum rossii      "Ross' avens" same section
11238 Geum rossii      "Ross' avens" 2062 ft. S
12255 Geum rossii  var. turbinatum   "Ross' avens" same section
12250 Geum rossii  var. turbinatum   "Ross' avens" same section
13965 Geum rossii  var. turbinatum   "Ross' avens" same section
14003 Heuchera rubescens      "pink alumroot" same section
12256 Heuchera rubescens  var. rubescens   "pink alumroot" same section
11239 Lewisia pygmaea      "dwarf lewisia" 2062 ft. S
11165 Lupinus argenteus  var. argenteus   "silvery lupine" same section
12248 Minuartia obtusiloba      "alpine sandwort" same section
11251 Minuartia rubella      "beautiful sandwort" 2062 ft. S
12040 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" same section
11247 Oxyria digyna      "alpine mountainsorrel" 2062 ft. S
11170 Oxytropis parryi      "Parry's oxytrope" same section
13964 Penstemon whippleanus      "Whipple's beardtongue" same section
12251 Penstemon whippleanus      "Whipple's beardtongue" same section
12253 Phlox pulvinata      "cushion phlox" same section
11242 Phlox pulvinata      "cushion phlox" 2062 ft. S
11161 Phlox pulvinata      "cushion phlox" same section
11176 Picea engelmannii      "Engelmann spruce" same section
11175 Pinus flexilis      "limber pine" same section
12262 Poa fendleriana  subsp. fendleriana   "muttongrass" same section
11173 Poa nervosa  var. wheeleri   "Wheeler's bluegrass" same section
12240 Polemonium pulcherrimum  var. pulcherrimum  same section
13966 Polemonium pulcherrimum  var. pulcherrimum  same section
11162 Potentilla multisecta      "feather-leaf cinquefoil" same section
11237 Potentilla multisecta      "feather-leaf cinquefoil" 2062 ft. S
11234 Primula parryi      "Parry's primrose" 2062 ft. S
12246 Primula parryi      "Parry's primrose" same section
11236 Ranunculus adoneus      "alpine buttercup" 2062 ft. S
12247 Ranunculus adoneus      "alpine buttercup" same section
13969 Rubus idaeus  var. strigosus   "wild red raspberry" same section
11243 Saxifraga cespitosa      "tufted saxifrage" 2062 ft. S
11240 Saxifraga rhomboidea      "diamond-leaf saxifrage" 2062 ft. S
11171 Selaginella watsonii      "Watson's spikemoss" same section
11166 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" same section
12249 Silene acaulis      "moss campion" same section
11241 Silene acaulis      "moss campion" 2062 ft. S
11235 Synthyris laciniata      "western kittentails" 2062 ft. S
11174 Trisetum spicatum      "narrow oat-grass" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Haystack Peak (Summit) Juab County, UT 2070 ft. S 11903  Ibapah Peak 
Deep Creek Range (Range) Juab County, UT 0.6 mi. S 11526  Ibapah Peak 
The Meadows (Flat) Juab County, UT 1.8 mi. N 9206  Goshute 
Ibapah Peak (Summit) Juab County, UT 1.9 mi. S 11982  Ibapah Peak 
Chimney Rock (Pillar) Juab County, UT 2.7 mi. N 8531  Goshute 
Scotts Basin (Basin) Juab County, UT 2.9 mi. NE 7664  Goshute 
Birch Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 2.8 mi. NW   Goshute 
The Delle (Basin) Juab County, UT 3.4 mi. N 7349  Goshute 
North Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 3.5 mi. NE   Goshute 
Rocky Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 4 mi. N 10670  Goshute 
Red Mountain (Summit) Juab County, UT 4 mi. S 11497  Ibapah Peak 
Indian Squaw Rock (Pillar) Juab County, UT 3.7 mi. NE 7628  Goshute Canyon 
Goshute Indian Reservation (Reserve) Juab County, UT 3.6 mi. SW 7523  Ibapah Peak 
Rocky Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 4.7 mi. N 6618  Goshute 
Queen of Sheba Mine (Mine) Juab County, UT 4.5 mi. SW 9453  Ibapah Peak 
Queen of Sheba Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 4.3 mi. SW   Ibapah Peak 
Rocky Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 5.3 mi. N   Goshute 
Chicken Springs (Spring) Juab County, UT 4.7 mi. SW 7723  Ibapah Peak 
Oro del Rey Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 6.1 mi. NE 8701  Goshute Canyon 


Taxon Links for species Draba oligosperma  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

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