Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 02774 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Chamaesyce albomarginata (Torr. & Gray) Small
Common name   rattlesnake weed
S. Beatty   s.n.  
   with J. Nielson, D. Beatty
Coll. Date 13 June 1992 
United States
Washington County
Locality New Harmony, 1 mile W on dirt road to Comanche Springs.
Habitat Notes desert commmunity, sagebrush. 
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° 28'  4" N, 113° 19'  9" W
Township Range T38S, R13W, Sec. 21  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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

     Chamaesyce albomarginata (Torr. & Gray) Small

     Euphorbia albomarginata Torr. & Gray

Common Name(s): rattlesnake weed, whitemargin eupatorium, whitemargin euphorbia, whitemargin sandmat, whitemargin spurge.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=501400, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Euphorbiales
                                Family: Euphorbiaceae
                                    Genus: Chamaesyce
                                        Species: Chamaesyce albomarginata


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02775 Navarretia intertexta      "needle-leaf pincushion plant" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Little Mountain (Summit) Washington County, UT 2760 ft. E 5506  New Harmony 
Rocky Knoll (Summit) Washington County, UT 0.7 mi. S 5752  New Harmony 
Pinto Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. NE   Stoddard Mountain 
Comanche Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. N   Grass Valley 
Main Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 0.7 mi. W   New Harmony 
Straight Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. NW   Grass Valley 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. NE 5292  New Harmony 
New Harmony (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1 mi. NE 5305  New Harmony 
New Harmony Post Office (Post Office) Washington County, UT 1 mi. NE 5309  New Harmony 
New Harmony Trailhead (Trail) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. NE 5338  New Harmony 
Pace Draw (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. N   Stoddard Mountain 
New Harmony Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. NE 5305  New Harmony 
Dam Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. W   Grass Valley 
Low Pass (Gap) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. S 6067  New Harmony 
Death Valley (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. S   New Harmony 
Willard Road Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. SE   New Harmony 
Bumblebee Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. NE   Stoddard Mountain 
Comanche Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. N 5765  New Harmony 
Pass Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 2 mi. SE   New Harmony 
Death Valley Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. S 6483  New Harmony 


Taxon Links for species Chamaesyce albomarginata  (Torr. & Gray) Small

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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