Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 11382 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
AsteraceaeAsteraceaeAsteraceae  
Species Malacothrix glabrata (A. Gray ex D.C. Eaton) A. Gray
Common name   smooth desert-dandelion
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   4860  
Coll. Date 13 April 2006 
Geography United States.  Nevada.  Clark County
Locality Virgin Valley, Nevada Highway 170 (Riverside Road), S side of the bridge over the Virgin River; 
 
Elev.: 1437 ft. (438 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky upland. 
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° 43'  59" N, 114° 13'  10" 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.

Taxonomy


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

     Malacothrix glabrata (Gray ex D.C. Eat.) Gray

     Malacothrix californica var. glabrata Gray ex D.C. Eat.

Common Name(s): smooth desert dandelion, smooth desertdandelion.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=38050, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 11382s1.jpg specimen image: 11382d1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03970s2.jpg 
03970
specimen image: 06531s2.jpg 
06531
specimen image: 08542s2.jpg 
08542
specimen image: 10245s2.jpg 
10245
specimen image: 10310s2.jpg 
10310
specimen image: 10390s2.jpg 
10390
specimen image: 10516s2.jpg 
10516
specimen image: 10559s2.jpg 
10559
specimen image: 11075s2.jpg 
11075
specimen image: 11421s1.jpg 
11421
specimen image: 11421d1.jpg 
11421
specimen image: 11482f1.jpg 
11482
specimen image: 11482s1.jpg 
11482
specimen image: 12615d1.jpg 
12615
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12615
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12615
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13194

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11626 Atriplex argentea      "silverscale saltbush" same section
11373 Baccharis glutinosa      "sticky seep-willow" same section
11371 Chaenactis fremontii      "Fremont's pincushion" same section
11370 Chamaesyce polycarpa      "smallseed sandmat" same section
11372 Chorizanthe brevicornu  var. brevicornu   "brittle spineflower" same section
11380 Eleocharis acicularis      "needle spikerush" same section
11374 Heliotropium curassavicum  var. oculatum   "seaside heliotrope" same section
11384 Lactuca saligna      "willow-leaf lettuce" same section
11375 Lupinus sparsiflorus      "Coulter's lupine" same section
11377 Pectocarya heterocarpa      "chuckwalla combseed" same section
11378 Pectocarya platycarpa      "toothed combseed" same section
11383 Rafinesquia neomexicana      "desert chicory" same section
11379 Scirpus pungens     same section
11376 Sonchus oleraceus      "common sowthistle" same section
11381 Stylocline psilocarphoides      "baretwig neststraw" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Virgin River Recreation Area (Park) Clark County, NV 774 ft. NE 1414  Riverside 
Riverside (Populated Place) Clark County, NV 1149 ft. N 1431  Riverside 
Cook Bottom (Flat) Clark County, NV 2024 ft. NE 1427  Riverside 
Foster Ranch (Locale) Clark County, NV 0.7 mi. SW 1408  Riverside 
Arnold Bottom (Flat) Clark County, NV 1 mi. SW 1404  Riverside 
David Buddy Ranch (Locale) Clark County, NV 1.6 mi. SW 1404  Riverside 
Latham Bottom (Flat) Clark County, NV 1.6 mi. NE 1450  Riverside 
Virgin Hill (Summit) Clark County, NV 2.2 mi. N 1808  Flat Top Mesa 
Nickel Creek (Stream) Clark County, NV 2.2 mi. SE   Virgin Peak 
Frank Taylor Ranch (Locale) Clark County, NV 2.2 mi. SW 1414  Riverside 
Cottonwood (historical) (Locale) Clark County, NV 2.2 mi. NE 1470  Riverside 
Toquop Wash (Stream) Lincoln County, NV 2.3 mi. NE   Toquop Gap 
East Mesa Interchange (Locale) Clark County, NV 4.1 mi. NW 2182  Moapa Peak SE 
Sink Reservoir (Reservoir) Clark County, NV 5.6 mi. N 2103  Flat Top Mesa 
Flickerville (historical) (Locale) Clark County, NV 5.7 mi. SW 1365  Overton NE 
Bunkerville Ridge (Ridge) Clark County, NV 6.5 mi. SE 4324  Riverside 

Links

Taxon Links for species Malacothrix glabrata  (A. Gray ex D.C. Eaton) A. Gray

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=Malacothrix+glabrata

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