Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 11355 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Parietaria pensylvanica Muhl. ex Willd.
Common name   Pennsylvania pellitory
Donna M. Barnes   4828  
Coll. Date 12 April 2006 
United States
Mohave County
Locality Beaver Dam Mountains, 0.8 miles N of I-15, [Cedar Pockets Road, ca. 0.8 miles N of Cedar Pockets Exit of I-15];
     Elev.: 2560 ft. (811 m.)
Habitat Notes dry wash; Larrea 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 36° 57'  50" N, 113° 48'  9" 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.


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

     Parietaria pensylvanica Muhl. ex Willd.

     Parietaria obtusa Rydb. ex Small
     Parietaria occidentalis Rydb.
     Parietaria pensylvanica var. obtusa (Rydb. ex Small) Shinners

Common Name(s): Pennsylvania pellitory.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=19169, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Hamamelidae
                            Order: Urticales
                                Family: Urticaceae
                                    Genus: Parietaria
                                        Species: Parietaria pensylvanica


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 11355d3.jpg specimen image: 11355s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02970s2.jpg 
specimen image: 09337s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10335s3.jpg 
specimen image: 13199s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11990 Allionia incarnata      "trailing windmills" 2 mi. SE
14802 Aloysia wrightii      "Wright's beebrush" 1544 ft. S
11367 Argemone munita  var. rotundata  1338 ft. S
11361 Baileya multiradiata      "desert marigold" same section
14021 Bebbia juncea      "sweetbush" same section
11980 Bebbia juncea  var. aspera   "sweetbush" 2.3 mi. SE
14804 Brickellia atractyloides      "spearleaf brickellbush" 1544 ft. S
14800 Brickellia longifolia      "long-leaf brickellbush" 1544 ft. S
11364 Buddleja utahensis      "Utah butterflybush" same section
13211 Camissonia multijuga      "frost-stem suncup" same section
11362 Camissonia multijuga      "frost-stem suncup" same section
11365 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" same section
02669 Cercis occidentalis     2 mi. SE
03985 Chilopsis linearis      "desert willow" 2.3 mi. SE
11974 Chilopsis linearis      "desert willow" 2.3 mi. SE
11978 Dasyochloa pulchella      "desert fluffgrass" 2.3 mi. SE
14801 Encelia virginensis      "Virgin River brittlebush" 1544 ft. S
14803 Ephedra fasciculata      "Mojave ephedra" 1544 ft. S
14806 Ericameria nauseosa      "rubber rabbitbrush" 1.3 mi. NE
14799 Eriogonum fasciculatum  var. polifolium   "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" 1544 ft. S
11991 Eriogonum fusiforme      "Grand Valley desert trumpet" 2 mi. SE
11979 Eriogonum heermannii  var. sulcatum   "Heermann's wild buckwheat" 2.3 mi. SE
11358 Eriogonum inflatum  var. inflatum   "desert trumpet" same section
11975 Eriogonum insigne      "ladder wild buckwheat" 2.3 mi. SE
11989 Gaura coccinea      "scarlet beeblossom" 2 mi. SE
11973 Mentzelia pterosperma      "winged-seed blazingstar" 2.3 mi. SE
11359 Mortonia scabrella      "Rio Grande saddlebush" same section
14805 Mortonia scabrella  var. utahensis  794 ft. S
11360 Nicotiana trigonophylla      "desert tobacco" same section
13606 Pectocarya heterocarpa      "chuckwalla combseed" 2 mi. NE
11357 Pectocarya heterocarpa      "chuckwalla combseed" same section
17903 Peucephyllum schottii      "Schott's desert-fir" 1 mi. S
14019 Phacelia ambigua      "notch-leaf scorpionweed" same section
11368 Physalis crassifolia      "yellow nightshade groundcherry" 1338 ft. S
11356 Plantago insularis      "desert plantain" same section
16842 Plantago ovata      "desert plantain" same section
16840 Psilostrophe cooperi      "whitestem paperflower" same section
16841 Thymophylla pentachaeta      "five-needled pricklyleaf" same section
14020 Thymophylla pentachaeta      "five-needled pricklyleaf" same section
11363 Thymophylla pentachaeta  var. belenidium   "five-needled pricklyleaf" same section
11977 Thymophylla pentachaeta  var. belenidium   "five-needled pricklyleaf" 2.3 mi. SE
11366 Thymophylla pentachaeta  var. belenidium   "five-needled pricklyleaf" 1338 ft. S
11976 Tiquilia canescens      "woody crinklemat" 2.3 mi. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cedar Pockets Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. SE   Jarvis Peak 
Cedar Pockets Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 0.9 mi. SE   Jarvis Peak 
Mountain Sheep Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 1.5 mi. S   Mount Bangs 
Sullivans Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 1.9 mi. SW   Mount Bangs 
Beaver Dam Mountains Wilderness (Reserve) Mohave County, AZ 3 mi. NE 4774  Mountain Sheep Spring 
Yellow Knolls (Summit) Mohave County, AZ 3.5 mi. E 2658  Purgatory Canyon 
Bulldog Pass (Gap) Washington County, UT 4.5 mi. N 4734  Jarvis Peak 
Grey Points (Cliff) Mohave County, AZ 3.8 mi. E 3950  Purgatory Canyon 
Blakes Lambing Grounds (Area) Mohave County, AZ 4.3 mi. NE 3996  Purgatory Canyon 
Cedar Pockets (Range) Washington County, UT 5.2 mi. N 4564  Jarvis Peak 
The Narrows (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 4.6 mi. SW   Mountain Sheep Spring 
Black Rock Gulch (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 4.2 mi. E   Wolf Hole Mountain West 
Lime Hills (Ridge) Mohave County, AZ 4.8 mi. SE 4502  Purgatory Canyon 
Tabeau Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 5 mi. NW 4341  Jarvis Peak 
Bulldog Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 5.5 mi. NW   Jarvis Peak 
Bulldog Knolls (Range) Washington County, UT 5.6 mi. NW 3373  Jarvis Peak 
Blakes Lambing Grounds (Area) Washington County, UT 6 mi. NE 4098  White Hills 


Taxon Links for species Parietaria pensylvanica  Muhl. ex Willd.

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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