Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 11574 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
NyctaginaceaeNyctaginaceaeNyctaginaceae  
Species Abronia fragrans Nutt. ex Hook.
Common name   snowball sand verbena
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   5048  
Coll. Date 15 May 2006 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Washington
Locality eastern foothills of the Pine Valley Mountains, FR 037 (Browse Guard Station Road), 3.2 miles W of the Browse Exit of I-15;
     Elev.: 5269 ft. (1606 m.)
Habitat Notes pinyon-juniper-chaparral community; rocky soil; 
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° 21'  1" N, 113° 19'  28" 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):

     Abronia fragrans Nutt. ex Hook.

     Abronia fragrans var. glaucescens A. Nels.

Common Name(s): heart's-delight, snowball sand verbena, snowball sandverbena, sweet sandverbena.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=19557, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Caryophyllales
                                Family: Nyctaginaceae
                                    Genus: Abronia
                                        Species: Abronia fragrans
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11582 Agropyron desertorum      "desert wheatgrass" same section
14204 Arctostaphylos pringlei      "Pringle manzanita" 932 ft. NE
11571 Arctostaphylos pringlei      "Pringle manzanita" 2064 ft. S
14208 Artemisia tridentata  var. vaseyana   "Vasey's big sagebrush" 932 ft. NE
08269 Astragalus amphioxys  var. amphioxys   "crescent milkvetch" 1.3 mi. NE
14216 Brickellia californica      "California brickellbush" same section
08263 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" 1.3 mi. NE
11576 Ceanothus greggii  var. vestitus   "Mojave ceanothus" same section
14207 Ceanothus greggii  var. vestitus   "Mojave ceanothus" 932 ft. NE
14215 Cercocarpus montanus      "alderleaf mountain mahogany" same section
10622 Chenopodium botrys      "Jerusalem oak goosefoot" same section
14212 Chrysothamnus scopulorum     same section
11578 Comandra umbellata  var. pallida  same section
11577 Cryptantha confertiflora      "basin yellow cat's eye" same section
08273 Cryptantha gracilis      "narrow-stemmed forget-me-not" 1663 ft. NE
08272 Cryptantha micrantha      "purple-rooted forget-me-not" 1663 ft. NE
11562 Cryptantha micrantha      "purple-rooted forget-me-not" 1.3 mi. SW
11566 Cryptantha pterocarya  var. cycloptera   "winged-nut forget-me-not" 1.3 mi. SW
08271 Cryptantha pterocarya  var. pterocarya   "winged-nut forget-me-not" 1663 ft. NE
08264 Cymopterus purpureus  var. purpureus   "purple spring parsley" 1.3 mi. NE
11583 Dalea searlsiae      "Searls' prairie clover" 957 ft. NE
11548 Dichelostemma pulchellum     1.3 mi. SW
11560 Dimorphocarpa wislizeni      "Wislizen's spectacle pod" 1.3 mi. SW
14210 Ericameria linearifolia      "narrow-leaf goldenbush" 932 ft. NE
11587 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" same section
11584 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" 957 ft. NE
11572 Erigeron utahensis  var. utahensis   "Utah fleabane" same section
11570 Eriodictyon angustifolium      "narrow-leaf yerba santa" 2064 ft. S
14203 Eriodictyon angustifolium      "narrow-leaf yerba santa" 932 ft. NE
11567 Eriodictyon angustifolium      "narrow-leaf yerba santa" 1.3 mi. SW
10912 Eriodictyon angustifolium      "narrow-leaf yerba santa" 471 ft. SW
15276 Eriodictyon angustifolium      "narrow-leaf yerba santa" 672 ft. S
14211 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. subaridum   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" 932 ft. NE
15267 Fraxinus anomala      "single-leaf ash" 1.6 mi. NE
14214 Fraxinus anomala      "single-leaf ash" same section
14219 Fraxinus velutina      "velvet ash" 1.1 mi. NE
14206 Garrya flavescens      "ashy silktassel" 932 ft. NE
10913 Garrya flavescens      "ashy silktassel" 471 ft. SW
08270 Gilia brecciarum  ssp. brecciarum   "Nevada gilia" 1663 ft. NE
08265 Gilia ophthalmoides      "eyed gilia" 1.3 mi. NE
14209 Gutierrezia microcephala      "matchweed" 932 ft. NE
11575 Hesperostipa comata  ssp. comata   "needle and thread" same section
11586 Heuchera parvifolia      "little-leaf alumroot" same section
11561 Hymenopappus filifolius  var. tomentosus   "hairy woollywhite" 1.3 mi. SW
08262 Lepidium densiflorum  var. densiflorum   "common pepperweed" 1.3 mi. NE
11564 Linanthus dichotomus      "eveningsnow" 1.3 mi. SW
08266 Lomatium dissectum  var. eatonii   "carrotleaf biscuitroot" 1.3 mi. NE
08267 Lomatium nevadense  var. parishii   "Parish's biscuitroot" 1.3 mi. NE
11573 Lomatium parryi      "Parry's desert parsley" same section
11579 Lotus plebeius      "New Mexico bird's-foot trefoil" same section
08274 Microsteris gracilis  var. humilior   "slender phlox" 1663 ft. NE
11588 Oenothera californica      "California evening primrose" same section
11581 Oenothera cespitosa  var. marginata   "tufted evening primrose" same section
11559 Oenothera deltoides  var. decumbens  1.3 mi. SW
11580 Orobanche fasciculata      "clustered broomrape" same section
11569 Penstemon eatonii  var. undosus  2064 ft. S
11585 Penstemon higginsii      "Higgins' beardtongue" 957 ft. NE
11563 Phacelia ivesiana      "Ives' scorpionweed" 1.3 mi. SW
14217 Phlox austromontana      "southern phlox" same section
11590 Phlox austromontana  var. austromontana   "creeping southern phlox" same section
08261 Pinus monophylla      "single-leaf pinyon pine" 1663 ft. NE
14213 Purshia tridentata      "antelope bitterbrush" same section
14205 Quercus turbinella      "Sonoran scrub oak" 932 ft. NE
14218 Rubus leucodermis      "western raspberry" 1.1 mi. NE
11568 Rumex venosus      "veiny dock" 1.3 mi. SW
14220 Salix lasiolepis      "arroyo willow" 1.1 mi. NE
11589 Smilacina stellata     same section
11565 Streptanthella longirostris      "long-beaked streptanthella" 1.3 mi. SW

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Beatty Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 1 mi. S 4846  Pintura 
Harmon Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. N   Signal Peak 
Mill Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. N   New Harmony 
Deer Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. N 5850  Pintura 
Chimney Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. W 6175  Pintura 
Dry Lake (Lake) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. N 5807  New Harmony 
Coal Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. N 6578  New Harmony 
Blake Harmon Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. W 6651  Pintura 
Coal Hill Ridge (Ridge) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. N 6053  New Harmony 
Dry Sandy Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. S 4009  Pintura 
Coal Hollow (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. NE   New Harmony 
Wet Sandy Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 5588  Pintura 
Maple Hollow (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. NE   New Harmony 
Browse Area Guard Station (Locale) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. N 6073  New Harmony 
Pintura Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. E 4088  Pintura 
Peters Leap (Bend) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. NE 4731  Pintura 
Pintura (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. E 4078  Pintura 
South Ash Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. SE   Pintura 
Dry Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. SE   Pintura 
Big Cove (Basin) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. NW 6526  Pintura 

Links

Taxon Links for species Abronia fragrans  Nutt. ex Hook.

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=Abronia+fragrans

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