Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 00835 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Osmorhiza depauperata Phil.
Common name   bluntseed sweetroot
R. Collins   223  
Coll. Date 20 June 1979 
United States
Utah County
Locality Payson Canyon off Mt. Nebo Loop, ca. 2 mi S of Payson Guard Station.
     Elev.: 7800 ft. (2378 m.)
Habitat Notes fir-aspen 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 39° 53'  30" N, 111° 41'  9" W
Township Range T11S, R2E, Sec. 3  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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

     Osmorhiza depauperata Phil.

     Osmorhiza chilensis var. cupressimontana (Boivin) Boivin
     Osmorhiza obtusa (Coult. & Rose) Fern.
     Washingtonia obtusa Coult. & Rose

Common Name(s): blunt-fruit sweet-cicely, bluntseed sweetroot.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=29790, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Apiales
                                Family: Apiaceae
                                    Genus: Osmorhiza
                                        Species: Osmorhiza depauperata


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 00835s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00757s2.jpg 
specimen image: 00885s3.jpg 
specimen image: 01972s3.jpg 
specimen image: 03213s2.jpg 
specimen image: 03699s2.jpg 
specimen image: 03889s2.jpg 
specimen image: 04444s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10714s2.jpg 
specimen image: 13820s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01970 Agastache urticifolia      "nettle-leaf horse-mint" same section
01964 Alopecurus pratensis      "meadow foxtail" same section
00059 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" same section
00828 Astragalus convallarius      "lesser rushy milkvetch" 1.4 mi. SW
01960 Carex microptera      "smallwing sedge" same section
11877 Castilleja rhexiifolia  var. rhexiifolia   "meadow-beauty paintbrush" 1.4 mi. S
00830 Collomia linearis      "tiny trumpet" 1.4 mi. SW
01965 Dactylis glomerata      "orchard grass" same section
01968 Descurainia californica      "Sierra tansy mustard" same section
00829 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" 1.4 mi. SW
13156 Galium trifidum      "three-petaled bedstraw" same section
01961 Lupinus argenteus  var. utahensis   "Utah silky lupine" same section
01959 Mertensia arizonica      "aspen bluebells" same section
00831 Mertensia brevistyla      "Wasatch bluebells" 1.4 mi. SW
01972 Osmorhiza depauperata      "bluntseed sweetroot" same section
11876 Penstemon whippleanus      "Whipple's beardtongue" 1.4 mi. S
01967 Polemonium foliosissimum  var. foliosissimum   "towering Jacob's-ladder" same section
00913 Pseudostellaria jamesiana      "tuber starwort" same section
01966 Ranunculus orthorhynchus  var. platyphyllus   "straight-beaked buttercup" same section
17832 Ribes wolfii      "Wolf's currant" 1.8 mi. NE
01963 Rumex salicifolius      "willow dock" same section
01969 Scrophularia lanceolata      "spear-leaf figwort" same section
01962 Senecio serra  var. serra   "tall ragwort" same section
01971 Thalictrum fendleri      "Fendler's meadow-rue" same section
01958 Veratrum californicum      "California false hellebore" same section
13232 Veratrum californicum      "California false hellebore" same section
00914 Viguiera multiflora  var. multiflora   "showy goldeneye" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Twin Knolls (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. S 9187  Nebo Basin 
Tie Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. SE   Payson Lakes 
Lizard Lake (Lake) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. N 7966  Payson Lakes 
Beer Bottle Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. S 8337  Nebo Basin 
White Pine Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. SW   Nebo Basin 
Kemo Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. SW   Nebo Basin 
Kuntz Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. N 7812  Payson Lakes 
Dry Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. SW   Payson Lakes 
Buck Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. SW   Nebo Basin 
Jumpoff Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. W   Payson Lakes 
Spooner Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. SW   Nebo Basin 
Sullivan Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. W   Payson Lakes 
Calkens Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. W   Payson Lakes 
Rock Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 2 mi. NE 8068  Payson Lakes 
Gentle Band Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. SE 8212  Payson Lakes 
Camp Koholowo (Locale) Utah County, UT 2 mi. NW 7933  Payson Lakes 
Beaver Dam Overlook (Locale) Utah County, UT 2 mi. E 8622  Payson Lakes 
Levi Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2 mi. W   Payson Lakes 
Amos Backbone (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. N 7858  Payson Lakes 
Done Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. NE 8271  Payson Lakes 


Taxon Links for species Osmorhiza depauperata  Phil.

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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