Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 10966 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
CactaceaeCactaceaeCactaceae  
Species Coryphantha vivipara (Nutt.) Britton & Rose
Common name   common foxtail cactus
Collector(s)
J.G. Harris   3845  
   with M.W. Harris
Coll. Date 18 June 2005 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Tooele
Locality Deep Creek Mountains, Chokecherry Canyon;
     Elev.: 6806 ft. (2075 m.)
Habitat Notes quartzite cilffs and ledges. 
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° 59'  33" N, 113° 51'  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.
Specimen Notes [=Escobaria vivipara var. arizonica, J.A. Alexander, October 2010]. 

Taxonomy


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

     Escobaria vivipara var. vivipara (Nutt.) Buxbaum

     Coryphantha vivipara (Nutt.) Britt. & Rose
     Mammillaria vivipara (Nutt.) Haw.
     Mammillaria vivipara var. borealis Engelm.

Common Name(s): pink pincushioncactus, spinystar, spinystar cactus.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=528100, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Caryophyllales
                                Family: Cactaceae
                                    Genus: Escobaria
                                        Species: Escobaria vivipara
                                            Variety: Escobaria vivipara var. vivipara
                                                

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10966f1.jpg specimen image: 10966b1.jpg specimen image: 10966s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01188s2.jpg 
01188
specimen image: 05869s3.jpg 
05869
specimen image: 06131s3.jpg 
06131
specimen image: 08645s2.jpg 
08645
specimen image: 09943s2.jpg 
09943
specimen image: 10606s2.jpg 
10606
specimen image: 10979s3.jpg 
10979
specimen image: 10979f1.jpg 
10979
specimen image: 11114b1.jpg 
11114
specimen image: 11114s2.jpg 
11114
specimen image: 11114f1.jpg 
11114

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10963 Allium acuminatum      "tapertip wild onion" same section
10970 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" same section
10974 Boechera holboellii  var. pinetorum  same section
10973 Boechera perennans     same section
10961 Boechera selbyi     same section
10965 Castilleja angustifolia  var. flavescens   "pale narrow-leaf paintbrush" same section
10962 Draba nemorosa      "woodland draba" same section
10972 Erigeron divergens      "spreading fleabane" same section
10971 Erigeron tener      "slender fleabane" same section
10977 Eriogonum ovalifolium  var. purpureum   "purple cushion wild buckwheat" same section
10969 Heuchera rubescens  var. rubescens   "pink alumroot" same section
10975 Lomatium grayi  var. depauperatum   "stunted biscuitroot" same section
10976 Lomatium grayi  var. depauperatum   "stunted biscuitroot" same section
10964 Penstemon leonardii  var. patricus  same section
11214 Schoenocrambe linifolia      "flaxleaf plainsmustard" same section
10960 Sedum lanceolatum      "spearleaf stonecrop" same section
10967 Senecio streptanthifolius      "Rocky Mountain groundsel" same section
10968 Woodsia oregana      "Oregon cliff fern" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Abercrombie Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 0.7 mi. N 8045  Clifton 
Willow Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 1.2 mi. N 6427  Clifton 
Dry Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1.2 mi. N   Ibapah 
Lamb Gulch (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1.3 mi. N   Ibapah 
Young Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 1.8 mi. N 7825  Clifton 
Pole Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.1 mi. SE   Goshute 
Bald Mountain (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2.7 mi. SW 9443  Goshute 
Open A (Flat) Tooele County, UT 2.3 mi. W 8029  Goshute 
Chokecherry Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.4 mi. E   Goshute 
Cabin Gulch (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. NE   Clifton 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Tooele County, UT 3.3 mi. N 8383  Ibapah 
Bagley Gulch (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.5 mi. N   Clifton 
Trippe Gulch (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.7 mi. N   Ibapah 
Ibapah Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 3.6 mi. N 8058  Ibapah 
Hicks Gulch (Valley) Tooele County, UT 4 mi. N   Ibapah 
Eagles Nest Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 4.2 mi. S 7796  Goshute Canyon 
North Pass Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.6 mi. NE   Ibapah 
South Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 4.2 mi. N 7943  Ibapah 
Cold Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 3.6 mi. W 6637  Goshute 
Sheep Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.8 mi. E   Ibapah 

Links

Taxon Links for species Coryphantha vivipara  (Nutt.) Britton & Rose

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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Coryphantha+vivipara

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