Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 00628 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Sedum debile S. Watson
Common name   orpine stonecrop
R. Collins   566  
Coll. Date 17 August 1979 
United States
Juab County
Locality ridge top, N of Mt. Nebo, Nebo Basin Trail.
     Elev.: 11139 ft. (3396 m.)
Habitat Notes shaley W facing slopes. 
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° 48'  16" N, 111° 38'  54" W
Township Range T12S, R2E, Sec. 1  
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):

     Sedum debile S. Wats.

     Amerosedum debile (S. Wats.) A.& D. Löve
     Gormania debilis (S. Wats.) Britt.

Common Name(s): orpine stonecrop, weakstem stonecrop.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=24111, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rosales
                                Family: Crassulaceae
                                    Genus: Sedum
                                        Species: Sedum debile


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 00628s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 01880s1.jpg 
specimen image: 01984s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02839s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03864s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04572s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06248s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09893s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
00567 Cerastium arvense  subsp. strictum   "field chickweed" same section
00556 Elymus scribneri      "spreading wheatgrass" same section
00565 Elymus trachycaulus  subsp. trachycaulus   "slender wheatgrass" same section
00569 Elymus trachycaulus  subsp. trachycaulus   "slender wheatgrass" same section
00627 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. grayi   "Gray's wild buckwheat" same section
00557 Festuca brachyphylla  subsp. brachyphylla   "alpine fescue" same section
00559 Festuca brachyphylla  subsp. brachyphylla   "alpine fescue" same section
00558 Lupinus argenteus  var. utahensis   "Utah silky lupine" same section
00563 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" same section
00568 Ranunculus adoneus      "alpine buttercup" same section
00626 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" same section
00564 Scrophularia lanceolata      "spear-leaf figwort" same section
00561 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" same section
00562 Solidago multiradiata  var. scopulorum   "low goldenrod" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Summit Trail (Trail) Juab County, UT 1801 ft. NE 8317  Nebo Basin 
Golden Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. N 8124  Nebo Basin 
Upper Pasture (Flat) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. N 7330  Nebo Basin 
Corral Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Nebo Basin 
Sawmill Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Nebo Basin 
Red Rock Pasture (Flat) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. N 6713  Nebo Basin 
Middle Fork Pole Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 2.4 mi. S   Nebo Basin 
Right Fork Pole Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 2.5 mi. S   Spencer Canyon 
Devils Kitchen (Area) Juab County, UT 2.1 mi. W 8262  Nebo Basin 
Black Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. N   Nebo Basin 
Red Creek Flat (Flat) Juab County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 7261  Nebo Basin 
Left Fork Pole Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 2.8 mi. SW   Nebo Basin 
Trail Pass (Gap) Juab County, UT 2.6 mi. SW 7172  Nebo Basin 
Holman Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. N   Payson Lakes 
Slab Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. N   Nebo Basin 
Hop Creek Ridge (Ridge) Juab County, UT 3.5 mi. S 8278  Nebo Basin 
Left Fork Slab Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 3.4 mi. N   Nebo Basin 
Bear Trap Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 3.6 mi. N 7546  Nebo Basin 
Beaver Dam Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 3.8 mi. N   Payson Lakes 
Left Fork Spencer Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 3.3 mi. E   Spencer Canyon 


Taxon Links for species Sedum debile  S. Watson

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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