Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 11845 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Grindelia squarrosa (Pursh) Dunal
Infraspecific    var. serrulata (Rydb.) Steyerm.
Common name   curlycup gumweed
D.M. Barnes   5294  
Coll. Date 17 July 2006 
United States
Millard County
Locality House Range, S end of the Middle Range, on the E side of the main wash in Marjum Canyon, ca. 1 mile SE of Marjum Pass;
     Elev.: 6036 ft. (1840 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky drainage; sage-rabbitbrush flat. 
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 39° 14'  35" N, 113° 22'  35" 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):

     Grindelia squarrosa var. serrulata (Rydb.) Steyermark

     Grindelia serrulata Rydb.

Common Name(s): curlycup gumweed, curly-cup gumweed, curlytop gumweed, gumweed, rosinweed, tarweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=528288, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Grindelia
                                        Species: Grindelia squarrosa
                                            Variety: Grindelia squarrosa var. serrulata


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 11845s2.jpg specimen image: 11845d1.jpg specimen image: 11845c1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00140s2.jpg 
specimen image: 00595s2.jpg 
specimen image: 01401s2.jpg 
specimen image: 02767s2.jpg 
specimen image: 03897s2.jpg 
specimen image: 12780d1.jpg 
specimen image: 12780c1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11846 Asclepias hallii      "Hall's milkweed" same section
10909 Centaurea virgata  var. squarrosa   "squarrose knapweed" 1 mi. E
16798 Gaura parviflora     1.3 mi. S
11847 Gaura parviflora     1.3 mi. S
10908 Perityle stansburyi      "Stansbury's rockdaisy" 1 mi. E
11848 Petradoria pumila  var. pumila   "common rock goldenrod" 1.3 mi. S
10907 Potentilla biennis      "biennial cinquefoil" 1 mi. E
11844 Verbena bracteata      "bigbract verbena" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bird Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2875 ft. SW   Notch Peak 
Marjum Pass (Gap) Millard County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 6273  Marjum Pass 
Antelope Mountain (Summit) Millard County, UT 1.2 mi. W 6703  Notch Peak 
The Hermits Cabin (Locale) Millard County, UT 1.5 mi. W 5571  Notch Peak 
Brown Queen Mine (Mine) Millard County, UT 2.1 mi. S 7139  Notch Peak 
House Range (Range) Millard County, UT 2.3 mi. SW 6946  Notch Peak 
Middle Range (Range) Millard County, UT 2.9 mi. N 7579  Swasey Peak SW 
Marjum Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.4 mi. W   Marjum Pass 
North Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 3 mi. SE   Notch Peak 
Amasa Valley (Valley) Millard County, UT 4 mi. S   Notch Peak 
Orr Ridge (Ridge) Millard County, UT 4.1 mi. S 8163  Miller Cove 
Baldy (Summit) Millard County, UT 3.9 mi. SW 8488  Notch Peak 
Howell Peak (Summit) Millard County, UT 4.7 mi. N 8209  Marjum Pass 
Water Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 5.3 mi. S   Notch Peak 
Contact Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 5.4 mi. S   Notch Peak 
Side Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 5.5 mi. S   Miller Cove 
Klondike Mine (Mine) Millard County, UT 5.5 mi. S 7064  Miller Cove 
Little Horse Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 4.5 mi. SE   Miller Cove 
Pine Peak (Summit) Millard County, UT 5.5 mi. S 9216  Notch Peak 
Painter Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 5.3 mi. SW 5574  Notch Peak 


Taxon Links for species Grindelia squarrosa  (Pursh) Dunal

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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