Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06891 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Cicuta maculata L.
Common name   spotted water hemlock
Donna M. Barnes   2300  
   with K.T. Harper, R. Jolley
Coll. Date 05 June 2002 
United States
Utah County
Locality U.S. Highway 89, just N of Utah-Sanpete county line, E side of highway, Flinders Pond;
     Elev.: 5898 ft. (1798 m.)
Habitat Notes in standing water. 
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° 49'  22.86" N, 111° 30'  33.54" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Cicuta maculata L.

Common Name(s): common water hemlock, poison parsnip, spotted cowbane, spotted parsley, spotted water hemlock, spotted waterhemlock, spotted water-hemlock, water hemlock.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=29456, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06891s3.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
07100 Agoseris glauca  var. glauca   "mountain dandelion" same section
15063 Chrysothamnus nauseosus      "rubber rabbitbrush" same section
15064 Opuntia       "pricklypear" same section
07099 Potentilla gracilis  var. elmeri   "Elmer's slender cinquefoil" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Thompson Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 221 ft. E   Indianola 
Rocky Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. N   Indianola 
Hjorth Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. N   Spencer Canyon 
Birch Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1.5 mi. S   Spencer Canyon 
Lasson Draw Wildlife Management Area (Park) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. NE 6382  Indianola 
Spencer Cemetery (Cemetery) Sanpete County, UT 1.5 mi. SE 5948  Indianola 
Losty Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 1.6 mi. N   Spencer Canyon 
Indianola (Populated Place) Sanpete County, UT 1.8 mi. SE 5965  Indianola 
Long Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2 mi. E 6733  Indianola 
Lasson Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. NE 6828  Indianola 
Crotons Mine (Mine) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. NE 6739  Indianola 
Lake Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 3.2 mi. S   Spencer Canyon 
Bone Yard (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.8 mi. NE 7359  Indianola 
Poison Ridge (Ridge) Sanpete County, UT 3.1 mi. SE 6050  Indianola 
Wash Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.3 mi. N   Spencer Canyon 
Little Clear Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.8 mi. E   Indianola 
Bill Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 3.5 mi. S   Spencer Canyon 
Spencer Fork Wildlife Management Area (Park) Utah County, UT 3 mi. NW 6926  Spencer Canyon 
Ives Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.8 mi. N   Thistle 
Indian Hollow (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 3.5 mi. SE   Indianola 


Taxon Links for species Cicuta maculata  L.

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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