Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09885 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eremogone hookeri (Nutt.) W.A. Weber
Infraspecific    var. hookeri 
Common name   Hooker's sandwort
D.M. Barnes   4084  
Coll. Date 25 June 2004 
United States
Uintah County
Locality Jones Hole road, ca 500 ft. from the top of the mesa.
     Elev.: 7577 ft. (2310 m.)
Habitat Notes S facing slope, sandstone rocks, sandy 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 40° 36'  10" N, 109° 18'  26" 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.


No synonyms recognized in the ITIS database.


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09885s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01075s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07824s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08705s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12431s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09886 Allium acuminatum      "taper-tip wild onion" same section
09889 Artemisia frigida      "prairie sagewort" same section
09881 Chaenactis douglasii      "Douglas' dusty-maiden" same section
09884 Chenopodium leptophyllum      "narrow-leaf goosefoot" same section
09883 Cordylanthus ramosus      "bushy bird's beak" same section
09888 Gutierrezia sarothrae      "common snakeweed" same section
09880 Oenothera coronopifolia      "crownleaf evening primrose" same section
09882 Paronychia sessiliflora      "creeping nailwort" same section
09887 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bowrey Spring (Spring) Uintah County, UT 2649 ft. S 7074  Jensen Ridge 
Switchback Spring (Spring) Uintah County, UT 1.8 mi. W 6739  Jensen Ridge 
Diamond Mountain Plateau (Plain) Uintah County, UT 2.4 mi. N 7494  Blair Basin 
Blair Spring (Spring) Uintah County, UT 2 mi. SE 7107  Jensen Ridge 
Squaw Spring (Spring) Uintah County, UT 2.7 mi. N 7317  Blair Basin 
Willow Spring Draw (Valley) Uintah County, UT 3.6 mi. N   Burnt Cabin Gorge 
Box Reservoir (Reservoir) Uintah County, UT 3.8 mi. S 5952  Jensen Ridge 
Diamond Mountain (Summit) Uintah County, UT 3.2 mi. E 7779  Island Park 
Diamond Valley (Basin) Uintah County, UT 4 mi. NE 7199  Blair Basin 
Willis Ranch (Locale) Uintah County, UT 4.4 mi. N 7228  Blair Basin 
Diamond Spring (Spring) Uintah County, UT 4.2 mi. NE 7185  Blair Basin 
Goodrich Ranch (Locale) Uintah County, UT 4.5 mi. NE 7228  Blair Basin 
McKeachnie Ranch (Locale) Uintah County, UT 5 mi. N 7346  Blair Basin 
Shiner Reservoir (Reservoir) Uintah County, UT 5.4 mi. S 5627  Jensen Ridge 
Freestone Ranch (Locale) Uintah County, UT 5.1 mi. N 7687  Blair Basin 
Jensen Ridge (Ridge) Uintah County, UT 6.2 mi. SW 5597  Jensen Ridge 
Marvin Spring (Spring) Uintah County, UT 6.2 mi. NW 7720  Burnt Cabin Gorge 


Taxon Links for species Eremogone hookeri  (Nutt.) W.A. Weber

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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