Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09931 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Chamaesyce fendleri (Torr. & Gray) Small
Common name   Fendler's sandmat
D.M. Barnes   3926  
   with K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 12 May 2004 
United States
Wayne County
Locality Highway 95, dirt road loop W of Highway, ca 5 mi. along road.
     Elev.: 4526 ft. (1380 m.)
Habitat Notes Ephedra flats, sandy soils, annual 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 38° 21'  20" N, 110° 41'  23" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Chamaesyce fendleri (Torr. & Gray) Small

     Euphorbia fendleri Torr. & Gray
     Euphorbia fendleri var. typica L.C. Wheeler

Common Name(s): Fendler's sandmat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=501419, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Euphorbiales
                                Family: Euphorbiaceae
                                    Genus: Chamaesyce
                                        Species: Chamaesyce fendleri


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09909 Abronia fragrans      "snowball sand verbena" 1 mi. SW
09908 Astragalus amphioxys  var. amphioxys   "crescent milkvetch" 1 mi. SW
09910 Caesalpinia repens     1 mi. SW
09948 Cryptantha flava      "yellow cat's eye" same section
09914 Eremocrinum albomarginatum      "Utah solitaire lily" 1 mi. SW
09918 Helianthus petiolaris  subsp. fallax   "prairie sunflower" 1 mi. SW
09916 Ipomopsis gunnisonii      "Gunnison's gilia" 1 mi. SW
09911 Lupinus pusillus  var. pusillus   "rusty lupine" 1 mi. SW
09907 Malacothrix sonchoides      "sowthistle desert-dandelion" 1 mi. SW
09906 Oenothera pallida  var. trichocalyx  1 mi. SW
09917 Phacelia crenulata  var. corrugata   "notch-leaf scorpionweed" 1 mi. SW
09912 Poliomintha incana      "frosted mint" 1 mi. SW
09913 Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia      "gooseberry-leaf globemallow" 1 mi. SW
09919 Thelesperma subnudum  var. subnudum   "Navajo tea greenthread" 1 mi. SW
09947 Tiquilia latior      "matted crinklemat" same section
09915 Townsendia annua      "annual Townsend-daisy" 1 mi. SW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
South Hanksville Airport (Airport) Wayne County, UT 1.5 mi. W 4324  Hanksville 
Hanksville Post Office (Post Office) Wayne County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 4301  Hanksville 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Wayne County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 4292  Hanksville 
Hanksville School (School) Wayne County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 4292  Hanksville 
Bull Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 1.9 mi. N   Mount Ellen 
BLM Office-Hanksville (Building) Wayne County, UT 1.8 mi. NW 4292  Hanksville 
Hanksville (Populated Place) Wayne County, UT 1.8 mi. NW 4292  Hanksville 
Collie Wash (Valley) Wayne County, UT 2.2 mi. SE   Bull Mountain 
Halfway Wash (Valley) Wayne County, UT 2 mi. SE   Bull Mountain 
Hanksville Cemetery (Cemetery) Wayne County, UT 2.5 mi. N 4364  The Notch 
Red Rock Campground (Locale) Wayne County, UT 2.6 mi. N 4305  The Notch 
Meadow Gulch (Valley) Wayne County, UT 2.2 mi. SE   Hanksville 
Cow Wash (Valley) Wayne County, UT 3.2 mi. S   Bull Mountain 
Blackburn Draw (Valley) Wayne County, UT 3 mi. NE   Gilson Butte 
Fremont River (Stream) Wayne County, UT 3.2 mi. N   Fish Lake 
Muddy Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 3.3 mi. N   Heliotrope Mountain 
Little Meadow (Flat) Wayne County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 4236  The Notch 
Meadow Gulch Reservoir (Reservoir) Wayne County, UT 3.4 mi. SE 4479  Hanksville 
Step Reservoir (Reservoir) Wayne County, UT 3.4 mi. SE 4472  Hanksville 
Sand Wash (Valley) Wayne County, UT 3.2 mi. W   Steamboat Point 


Taxon Links for species Chamaesyce fendleri  (Torr. & Gray) Small

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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