Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 11974 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Chilopsis linearis (Cav.) Sweet
Common name   desert willow
Donna M. Barnes   5418  
Coll. Date 26 September 2006 
United States
Mohave County
Locality Beaver Dam Mountains, Virgin River Gorge.
     Elev.: 2814 ft. (858 m.)
Habitat Notes orginaly label locality Washington County 
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° 56'  12" N, 113° 49'  30" 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 specimen notes labeled "Washington County" 


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

     Chilopsis linearis (Cav.) Sweet

Common Name(s): desert willow, desertwillow.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=34318, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Scrophulariales
                                Family: Bignoniaceae
                                    Genus: Chilopsis
                                        Species: Chilopsis linearis


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 11974a1.jpg specimen image: 11974b1.jpg specimen image: 11974c1.jpg specimen image: 11974s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03985s2.jpg 
specimen image: 03986s2.jpg 
specimen image: 04291s2.jpg 
specimen image: 05742s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08744s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11990 Allionia incarnata      "trailing windmills" 1555 ft. NW
14802 Aloysia wrightii      "Wright's beebrush" 2 mi. NW
11367 Argemone munita  var. rotundata  2 mi. NW
11361 Baileya multiradiata      "desert marigold" 2.3 mi. N
05592 Bebbia juncea  var. aspera   "sweetbush" same section
11980 Bebbia juncea  var. aspera   "sweetbush" same section
05591 Brickellia atractyloides      "spearleaf brickellbush" same section
14804 Brickellia atractyloides      "spearleaf brickellbush" 2 mi. NW
14800 Brickellia longifolia      "long-leaf brickellbush" 2 mi. NW
11364 Buddleja utahensis      "Utah butterflybush" 2.3 mi. N
11362 Camissonia multijuga      "frost-stem suncup" 2.3 mi. N
13211 Camissonia multijuga      "frost-stem suncup" 2.3 mi. N
10054 Candelariella rosulans      "eggyolk lichen" same section
11365 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" 2.3 mi. N
02669 Cercis occidentalis     1581 ft. NW
03985 Chilopsis linearis      "desert willow" same section
11978 Dasyochloa pulchella      "desert fluffgrass" same section
14801 Encelia virginensis      "Virgin River brittlebush" 2 mi. NW
14803 Ephedra fasciculata      "Mojave ephedra" 2 mi. NW
14799 Eriogonum fasciculatum  var. polifolium   "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" 2 mi. NW
11991 Eriogonum fusiforme      "Grand Valley desert trumpet" 1555 ft. NW
11979 Eriogonum heermannii  var. sulcatum   "Heermann's wild buckwheat" same section
05595 Eriogonum heermannii  var. sulcatum   "Heermann's wild buckwheat" same section
11358 Eriogonum inflatum  var. inflatum   "desert trumpet" 2.3 mi. N
11975 Eriogonum insigne      "ladder wild buckwheat" same section
17899 Galium stellatum      "starry bedstraw" 1.9 mi. SE
11989 Gaura coccinea      "scarlet beeblossom" 1555 ft. NW
11973 Mentzelia pterosperma      "winged-seed blazingstar" same section
17900 Mortonia scabrella      "Rio Grande saddlebush" 1.9 mi. SE
11359 Mortonia scabrella      "Rio Grande saddlebush" 2.3 mi. N
14805 Mortonia scabrella  var. utahensis  2.1 mi. N
11360 Nicotiana trigonophylla      "desert tobacco" 2.3 mi. N
11355 Parietaria pensylvanica      "Pennsylvania pellitory" 2.3 mi. N
11357 Pectocarya heterocarpa      "chuckwalla combseed" 2.3 mi. N
17903 Peucephyllum schottii      "Schott's desert-fir" 1.5 mi. NW
11368 Physalis crassifolia      "yellow nightshade groundcherry" 2 mi. NW
11356 Plantago insularis      "desert plantain" 2.3 mi. N
10052 Pleopsidium flavum     same section
17901 Scopulophila rixfordii      "Rixford's rockwort" 1.9 mi. SE
05593 Scopulophila rixfordii      "Rixford's rockwort" same section
11363 Thymophylla pentachaeta  var. belenidium   "five-needled pricklyleaf" 2.3 mi. N
11977 Thymophylla pentachaeta  var. belenidium   "five-needled pricklyleaf" same section
11366 Thymophylla pentachaeta  var. belenidium   "five-needled pricklyleaf" 2 mi. NW
11976 Tiquilia canescens      "woody crinklemat" same section
10053 Xanthoparmelia mexicana      "Mexican xanthoparmelia lichen" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Sullivans Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 2093 ft. NE   Mount Bangs 
Mountain Sheep Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 1.2 mi. E   Mount Bangs 
Cedar Pockets Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. NE   Jarvis Peak 
Cedar Pockets Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 2.5 mi. NE   Jarvis Peak 
The Narrows (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 2.5 mi. SW   Mountain Sheep Spring 
Figure Four Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 4.2 mi. W   Mount Bangs 
Lost Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 5 mi. S 4062  Mount Bangs 
Castle Cliff Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 4.2 mi. W   Jarvis Peak 
Mountain Sheep Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 5 mi. SE 4662  Mountain Sheep Spring 
Beaver Dam Mountains Wilderness (Reserve) Mohave County, AZ 5.2 mi. NE 4774  Mountain Sheep Spring 
Tabeau Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 5.8 mi. N 4341  Jarvis Peak 
Hedricks Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 6.1 mi. SW   Mount Bangs 


Taxon Links for species Chilopsis linearis  (Cav.) Sweet

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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