Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 07442 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Osmorhiza berteroi DC.
Common name   sweetcicely
Donna M. Barnes   2762  
   with K.T. Harper, R. Jolley
Coll. Date 24 June 2002 
United States
Box Elder County
Locality Raft River Mountains, ca. 5 miles S of Onemile Guard Station, [W of The Meadows, along Cabin Spring Road (FR 011), ca. 1.0 road miles S of the junction with Onemile Canyon Road];
     Elev.: 8000 ft. (2439 m.)
Habitat Notes conifer forest. 
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° 55'  55" N, 113° 27'  59" 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.
Specimen Notes [=Osmorhiza chilensis Hook. & Arn., J. Alexander, May 2010]. 


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

     Osmorhiza berteroi DC.

     Osmorhiza brevipes (Coult. & Rose) Suksdorf
     Osmorhiza chilensis Hook. & Arn.
     Osmorhiza divaricata (Britt.) Suksdorf
     Osmorhiza nuda Torr.
     Washingtonia divaricata Britt.

Common Name(s): mountain sweetroot, sweet cicely, sweetcicely.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=507093, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 07442s3.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10724 Agoseris aurantiaca  var. aurantiaca   "orange agoseris" 1597 ft. SW
07432 Agoseris glauca  var. glauca   "mountain dandelion" same section
10730 Antennaria anaphaloides      "pearly pussytoes" 1597 ft. SW
07433 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" same section
10738 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" 1597 ft. SW
10744 Arabis drummondii      "Drummond's rockcress" 1.1 mi. SW
07450 Arenaria fendleri  var. glabrescens   "King's sandwort" same section
07452 Artemisia nova      "black sagebrush" same section
14700 Artemisia nova  var. nova  same section
10743 Astragalus agrestis      "field milkvetch" 1.1 mi. SW
10753 Astragalus agrestis      "field milkvetch" 1597 ft. SW
07440 Astragalus agrestis      "field milkvetch" same section
07416 Astragalus calycosus  var. calycosus   "Torrey's milkvetch" 1 mi. SW
07457 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" same section
07451 Balsamorhiza hookeri  var. hispidula   "Hooker's balsamroot" same section
07429 Boechera holboellii  var. pinetorum  same section
10890 Carex petasata      "Liddon sedge" 1.1 mi. SW
10742 Carex vallicola      "valley sedge" 1.1 mi. SW
07449 Castilleja angustifolia  var. flavescens   "pale narrow-leaf paintbrush" same section
07459 Chaenactis douglasii      "Douglas' dusty-maiden" same section
07448 Chaenactis douglasii  var. douglasii   "Douglas' dusty-maiden" same section
10718 Collinsia parviflora      "maiden blue eyed Mary" 1597 ft. SW
10732 Collomia linearis      "tiny trumpet" 1597 ft. SW
10735 Crepis atribarba      "slender hawksbeard" 1597 ft. SW
07458 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" same section
07445 Descurainia californica      "Sierra tansy mustard" same section
07437 Erigeron nanus      "dwarf fleabane" same section
10733 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" 1597 ft. SW
07454 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" same section
07434 Eriogonum microthecum  var. laxiflorum   "Great Basin wild buckwheat" same section
14701 Eriogonum microthecum  var. laxiflorum   "Great Basin wild buckwheat" same section
07435 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. majus   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" same section
10723 Geranium viscosissimum  var. incisum   "sticky purple geranium" 1597 ft. SW
10736 Helenium hoopesii      "orange sneezeweed" 1597 ft. SW
11332 Helenium hoopesii      "orange sneezeweed" 1.4 mi. SW
10725 Heuchera parvifolia      "little-leaf alumroot" 1597 ft. SW
07417 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. caespitosa   "caespitose four-nerve daisy" 1 mi. SW
10728 Koeleria macrantha      "prairie Junegrass" 1597 ft. SW
07436 Leucopoa kingii      "spike fescue" same section
10729 Leucopoa kingii      "spike fescue" 1597 ft. SW
10764 Leucopoa kingii      "spike fescue" 1.1 mi. SW
10734 Lewisia pygmaea      "dwarf lewisia" 1597 ft. SW
07439 Lithophragma glabrum      "bulbous woodland-star" same section
07431 Lomatium foeniculaceum  var. macdougalii   "Macdougal's desert biscuitroot" same section
10716 Lychnis drummondii     1597 ft. SW
07441 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" same section
10714 Osmorhiza depauperata      "bluntseed sweetroot" 1597 ft. SW
07446 Oxytropis sericea      "white locoweed" same section
10726 Oxytropis sericea      "white locoweed" 1597 ft. SW
07460 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" same section
07461 Penstemon rydbergii  var. rydbergii   "Rydberg's beardtongue" same section
11333 Penstemon rydbergii  var. rydbergii   "Rydberg's beardtongue" 1.4 mi. SW
07430 Phlox multiflora      "mountain phlox" same section
07427 Poa fendleriana      "muttongrass" same section
07428 Poa fendleriana  subsp. longiligula   "muttongrass" same section
07415 Potentilla rubricaulis      "red-stemmed cinquefoil" 1 mi. SW
10727 Pseudoroegneria spicata  subsp. spicata   "bluebunch wheatgrass" 1597 ft. SW
07426 Pseudoroegneria spicata  subsp. spicata   "bluebunch wheatgrass" same section
14702 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" 2202 ft. SW
07462 Sedum lanceolatum      "spearleaf stonecrop" same section
07456 Senecio streptanthifolius      "Rocky Mountain groundsel" same section
10717 Spergularia rubra      "red sandspurry" 1597 ft. SW
10731 Stellaria jamesiana     1597 ft. SW
07453 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" same section
07418 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" 1 mi. SW
07455 Symphoricarpos oreophilus  var. parishii   "Parish's snowberry" same section
10713 Taraxacum officinale      "common dandelion" 1597 ft. SW
10737 Veronica serpyllifolia      "thymeleaf speedwell" 1597 ft. SW
07444 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" same section
10715 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" 1597 ft. SW
07443 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Dipping Vat Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 0.9 mi. N 7064  Standrod 
Onemile Guard Station (Locale) Box Elder County, UT 1.2 mi. N 6831  Standrod 
South Fork George Creek (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 1.3 mi. SW   Standrod 
Little Valley (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 1.3 mi. SW   Standrod 
Cabin Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 1.7 mi. SE 8803  Standrod 
Bally Mountains (Range) Box Elder County, UT 2.2 mi. N 7874  Standrod 
Bally Mountains (Range) Cassia County, ID 2.2 mi. N 8052  Standrod 
Sawtooth National Forest (Forest) Box Elder County, UT 2 mi. SW 7730  Standrod 
Pine Creek Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2.8 mi. S 8826  Standrod 
Pine Creek Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2.8 mi. S 8846  Standrod 
Sawmill Canyon (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 2.6 mi. NE   Standrod 
George Peak (Summit) Box Elder County, UT 3.1 mi. S 9528  Standrod 
Right Fork Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 3 mi. SE 9098  Standrod 
Cold Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2.8 mi. SW 7710  Yost 
Right Fork Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 3.1 mi. SE 8954  Standrod 
Sawtooth National Forest - Raft River Division (Forest) Box Elder County, UT 2.7 mi. SE 8800  Standrod 
The Meadows (Flat) Box Elder County, UT 2.8 mi. E 8862  Standrod 
Dry Fork Pine Creek (Arroyo) Box Elder County, UT 3.7 mi. S   Standrod 
Jones Creek (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 3.5 mi. NE   Standrod 
Right Fork Onemile Creek (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 3.7 mi. NE   Standrod 


Taxon Links for species Osmorhiza berteroi  DC.

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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