Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 13054 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Cirsium subniveum Rydb.
Common name   snowy thistle
Donna M. Barnes   5962  
Coll. Date 27 June 2007 
United States
Box Elder County
Locality Bally Mountains, Onemile Creek Canyon, Onemile Guard Station vicinity;
     Elev.: 6574 ft. (2004 m.)
Habitat Notes pinyon-juniper-sage community; dry rocky soil. 
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 41° 57'  15" N, 113° 27'  21" 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):

     Cirsium subniveum Rydb.

     Cirsium davisii Cronq.

Common Name(s): gray thistle, Jackson Hole thistle.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=36416, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 13054a1.jpg specimen image: 13054b2.jpg specimen image: 13054s4.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00862s2.jpg 
specimen image: 01521s3.jpg 
specimen image: 05298s5.jpg 
specimen image: 07635s3.jpg 
specimen image: 09564s5.jpg 
specimen image: 11005s2.jpg 
specimen image: 11005f1.jpg 
specimen image: 13228s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
13065 Achillea millefolium      "common yarrow" same section
13062 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" same section
07450 Arenaria fendleri  var. glabrescens   "King's sandwort" 1.3 mi. SE
07452 Artemisia nova      "black sagebrush" 1.3 mi. SE
14700 Artemisia nova  var. nova  1.6 mi. SE
14697 Artemisia tridentata  var. vaseyana   "Vasey's big sagebrush" 2216 ft. SE
13056 Astragalus agrestis      "field milkvetch" same section
07457 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" 1.3 mi. SE
13061 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" same section
07451 Balsamorhiza hookeri  var. hispidula   "Hooker's balsamroot" 1.3 mi. SE
07449 Castilleja angustifolia  var. flavescens   "pale narrow-leaf paintbrush" 1.3 mi. SE
07459 Chaenactis douglasii      "Douglas' dusty-maiden" 1.3 mi. SE
07448 Chaenactis douglasii  var. douglasii   "Douglas' dusty-maiden" 1.3 mi. SE
13059 Chaenactis douglasii  var. douglasii   "Douglas' dusty-maiden" same section
13055 Crepis acuminata      "tapertip hawksbeard" same section
07458 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" 1.3 mi. SE
07445 Descurainia californica      "Sierra tansy mustard" 1.3 mi. SE
07454 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" 1.3 mi. SE
14701 Eriogonum microthecum  var. laxiflorum   "Great Basin wild buckwheat" 1.6 mi. SE
13063 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. umbellatum   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" same section
13064 Helianthella uniflora      "one-flowered little sunflower" same section
13060 Lupinus argenteus  var. argenteus   "silvery lupine" same section
07446 Oxytropis sericea      "white locoweed" 1.3 mi. SE
13057 Penstemon cyananthus  var. subglaber   "Fort Hall beardtongue" same section
07460 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" 1.3 mi. SE
13058 Penstemon radicosus      "many-rooted beardtongue" same section
13147 Penstemon radicosus      "many-rooted beardtongue" same section
07461 Penstemon rydbergii  var. rydbergii   "Rydberg's beardtongue" 1.3 mi. SE
14699 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" same section
07462 Sedum lanceolatum      "spearleaf stonecrop" 1.3 mi. SE
07456 Senecio streptanthifolius      "Rocky Mountain groundsel" 1.3 mi. SE
07453 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" 1.3 mi. SE
07455 Symphoricarpos oreophilus  var. parishii   "Parish's snowberry" 1.3 mi. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Onemile Guard Station (Locale) Box Elder County, UT 2378 ft. SW 6831  Standrod 
Bally Mountains (Range) Box Elder County, UT 1.1 mi. NW 7874  Standrod 
Bally Mountains (Range) Cassia County, ID 1.1 mi. NW 8052  Standrod 
Sawmill Canyon (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 1.2 mi. NE   Standrod 
Dipping Vat Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 1.2 mi. SW 7064  Standrod 
Jones Creek (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 2.1 mi. NE   Standrod 
Cabin Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2.5 mi. S 8803  Standrod 
Right Fork Onemile Creek (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 2.2 mi. NE   Standrod 
Mike Bernetta Hollow (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 2.7 mi. N   Standrod 
Spring Hollow (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 2.7 mi. NE   Standrod 
South Fork George Creek (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 2.9 mi. SW   Standrod 
Little Valley (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 2.9 mi. SW   Standrod 
Spring Hollow (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 3 mi. N   Standrod 
Oliver Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 3 mi. NW 6204  Standrod 
The Meadows (Flat) Box Elder County, UT 3.1 mi. SE 8862  Standrod 
Sawtooth National Forest - Raft River Division (Forest) Box Elder County, UT 3.3 mi. SE 8800  Standrod 
Standrod (Populated Place) Box Elder County, UT 3.3 mi. NE 5768  Standrod 
Sawtooth National Forest (Forest) Box Elder County, UT 3.6 mi. SW 7730  Standrod 
Right Fork Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 4.3 mi. S 9098  Standrod 
Pine Creek Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 4.4 mi. S 8846  Standrod 


Taxon Links for species Cirsium subniveum  Rydb.

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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