Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10831 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Chrysothamnus depressus Nutt.
Common name   dwarf rabbitbrush
Donna M. Barnes   4760  
Coll. Date 03 August 2005 
United States
San Juan County
Locality NE of La Sal, Two Mile Road, [at the junction with La Sal Pass Road, La Sal Mountains];
     Elev.: 7886 ft. (2404 m.)
Habitat Notes oak-sage flats, rocky soils. 
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'  52" N, 109° 11'  10" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Chrysothamnus depressus Nutt.

     Ericameria depressa (Nutt.) L.C. Anders.

Common Name(s): dwarf rabbitbrush, longflower rabbitbrush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=37051, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Chrysothamnus
                                        Species: Chrysothamnus depressus


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10831s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05556s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07042s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07045s2.jpg 
specimen image: 15483s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10829 Castilleja linariifolia      "Wyoming Indian paintbrush" same section
10833 Cordylanthus parviflorus      "purple bird's-beak" same section
10832 Eriogonum alatum      "winged wild buckwheat" same section
10874 Eriogonum microthecum  var. simpsonii   "Simpson's wild buckwheat" same section
10834 Eriogonum racemosum  var. racemosum   "redroot wild buckwheat" same section
10830 Gutierrezia sarothrae      "common snakeweed" same section
18006 Ribes leptanthum      "trumpet gooseberry" 2651 ft. NW
18004 Salix bebbiana      "Bebb willow" 2651 ft. NW
18005 Salix lucida      "shining willow" 2651 ft. NW
18003 Salix monticola      "park willow" 2651 ft. NW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Beaver Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 0.9 mi. E   Mount Peale 
South Fork Beaver Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 1.3 mi. NE   Mount Peale 
Chicken Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 1.2 mi. E   Mount Peale 
Doe Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 1.5 mi. S   La Sal East 
La Sal Guard Station (Locale) San Juan County, UT 1.8 mi. SE 7356  La Sal East 
Deer Spring (Spring) San Juan County, UT 1.8 mi. W 8225  La Sal East 
Pine Ridge (Ridge) San Juan County, UT 2.9 mi. S 7776  La Sal East 
Old La Sal (Populated Place) San Juan County, UT 3 mi. SE 7162  La Sal East 
Pine Ridge Mine (Mine) San Juan County, UT 3.4 mi. S 7586  La Sal East 
Snowball Mine (Mine) San Juan County, UT 4 mi. SW 7189  La Sal East 
Coyote Spring (Spring) San Juan County, UT 3.4 mi. W 8488  La Sal East 
Hang Dog Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 3.4 mi. E   Mount Peale 
La Sal Mine (Mine) San Juan County, UT 4.2 mi. S 7048  La Sal East 
Pole Spring Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 3.8 mi. E   La Sal East 
Deer Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 4.2 mi. SE   La Sal East 
Pine Lodge Ranch (Locale) San Juan County, UT 4.1 mi. SE 7025  Ray Mesa 
Beaver Lake (Lake) San Juan County, UT 4.6 mi. N 9797  Mount Peale 
Snow Ball Mine (Mine) San Juan County, UT 4.6 mi. SW 6989  La Sal East 
Pole Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 4.5 mi. SW   Mount Tukuhnikivatz 
Canopy Gap (Gap) San Juan County, UT 4.9 mi. NE 8521  Mount Peale 


Taxon Links for species Chrysothamnus depressus  Nutt.

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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