Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 11505 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolygonaceaePolygonaceaePolygonaceae  
Species Chorizanthe brevicornu Torr.
Infraspecific    var. brevicornu 
Common name   brittle spineflower
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   4953  
Coll. Date 26 April 2006 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Washington County
Locality Jackson Well Road, ca. 1.3 road miles S of the junction with Motoqua Road, E of the road, ca. 2.5 air miles SE of Motoqua; 
 
Elev.: 4041 ft. (1232 m.)
Habitat Notes gravelly-sandy soil, SE facing slope; 
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 37° 17'  23" N, 113° 57'  34" 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 2004 burn area. 

Taxonomy


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

     Chorizanthe brevicornu var. brevicornu Torr.

Common Name(s): brittle spineflower.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=527343, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Polygonales
                                Family: Polygonaceae
                                    Genus: Chorizanthe
                                        Species: Chorizanthe brevicornu
                                            Variety: Chorizanthe brevicornu var. brevicornu
                                                

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 11505s1.jpg specimen image: 11505f1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 11372d1.jpg 
11372
specimen image: 11372s1.jpg 
11372
specimen image: 11612d1.jpg 
11612
specimen image: 11612s1.jpg 
11612

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14475 Ambrosia eriocentra      "woolly bur-sage" 1.3 mi. E
11506 Amsinckia tessellata      "bristly fiddleneck" same section
11502 Anemone tuberosa      "tuber windflower" same section
11503 Calycoseris parryi      "yellow tackstem" same section
11512 Calyptridium monandrum     same section
11511 Calyptridium monandrum     same section
11488 Centrostegia thurberi      "Thurber's spineflower" 1.2 mi. S
11510 Centrostegia thurberi      "Thurber's spineflower" same section
11497 Cryptantha barbigera      "bearded forget-me-not" 1.2 mi. S
11496 Cryptantha micrantha      "purple-rooted forget-me-not" 1.2 mi. S
11490 Cryptantha pterocarya  var. pterocarya   "winged-nut forget-me-not" 1.2 mi. S
11509 Delphinium parishii  var. parishii   "Parish's larkspur" same section
11486 Eriastrum diffusum      "miniature woollystar" 1.2 mi. S
14473 Eriogonum fasciculatum      "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" 1.4 mi. SE
11494 Eriogonum maculatum      "spotted wild buckwheat" 1.2 mi. S
11480 Eriogonum nidularium      "birdnest wild buckwheat" 1.2 mi. S
11513 Eriogonum pusillum      "yellowturbans" same section
11487 Eriophyllum wallacei      "Wallace's easter bonnets" 1.2 mi. S
11489 Gilia brecciarum  ssp. brecciarum   "Nevada gilia" 1.2 mi. S
11504 Gilia sinuata      "rosy gilia" same section
11516 Ipomopsis polycladon      "spreading gilia" same section
11517 Langloisia setosissima  ssp. setosissima   "Great Basin langloisia" same section
11493 Lupinus sparsiflorus      "Coulter's lupine" 1.2 mi. S
11507 Malacothrix clevelandii  var. stebbinsii   "Stebbins' desert-dandelion" same section
11482 Malacothrix glabrata      "smooth desert-dandelion" 1.2 mi. S
11518 Malacothrix sonchoides      "sowthistle desert-dandelion" same section
11508 Mentzelia albicaulis      "whitestem blazingstar" same section
11483 Oenothera primiveris  var. bufonis  1.2 mi. S
11495 Pectocarya setosa      "bristly combseed" 1.2 mi. S
11514 Phacelia fremontii      "Fremont's scorpionweed" same section
11485 Phacelia fremontii      "Fremont's scorpionweed" 1.2 mi. S
11515 Plagiobothrys arizonicus      "Arizona popcornflower" same section
11484 Plantago insularis      "desert plantain" 1.2 mi. S
11491 Salvia columbariae      "chia" 1.2 mi. S
11481 Schismus barbatus      "common Mediterranean grass" 1.2 mi. S
11492 Silene antirrhina      "sleepy silene" 1.2 mi. S

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Red Hollow Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. E 3957  Motoqua 
Red Hollow Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 4062  Motoqua 
Bentley Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. SW   Motoqua 
Bentley Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. W 3409  Motoqua 
Mormon Range (Range) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. NW 3694  Motoqua 
Nordin Ranch (Locale) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. N 3822  Motoqua 
Motoqua (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. W 3481  Motoqua 
East Fork Beaver Dam Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. NW   Maple Ridge 
Red Hollow (Valley) Juab County, UT 3.2 mi. S   Motoqua 
East Bunker Peak Wash (Stream) Lincoln County, NV 3.6 mi. N   Docs Pass 
East Bunker Peak Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.6 mi. N   Bunker Peak 
Dodge Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.8 mi. NW 3973  Dodge Spring 
Cane Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.7 mi. N 4088  Motoqua 
Jackson Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.8 mi. E 3963  Motoqua 
Jackson Wash (Valley) Juab County, UT 4.7 mi. S   Gunlock 
Butcher Knife Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 5.1 mi. N   Goldstrike 
Jackson Well (Well) Washington County, UT 5.2 mi. S 3133  West Mountain Peak 
Jackson Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 4.5 mi. E 3963  Motoqua 
Horse Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 5.6 mi. N   Docs Pass 
Square Top Mountain (Summit) Washington County, UT 5.5 mi. NE 6989  Motoqua 

Links

Taxon Links for species Chorizanthe brevicornu  Torr.

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=Chorizanthe+brevicornu

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