Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 11990 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Allionia incarnata L.
Common name   trailing windmills
Donna M. Barnes   5426  
Coll. Date 26 September 2006 
United States
Mohave County
Locality Beaver Dam Mountains, Virgin River Gorge, ca. 1.4 miles SW of the Cedar Pockets Exit of I-15;
     Elev.: 2670 ft. (814 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'  24" N, 113° 49'  18" 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):

     Allionia incarnata L.

Common Name(s): trailing allionia, trailing four o'clock, trailing windmills.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=19581, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 11990s1.jpg specimen image: 11990d1.jpg specimen image: 11990c1.jpg specimen image: 11990e1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02873s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08961s2.jpg 
specimen image: 09350s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10227s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10397s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13163s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14802 Aloysia wrightii      "Wright's beebrush" 1.7 mi. NW
11367 Argemone munita  var. rotundata  1.7 mi. NW
11361 Baileya multiradiata      "desert marigold" 2 mi. N
05592 Bebbia juncea  var. aspera   "sweetbush" 1 mi. SE
11980 Bebbia juncea  var. aspera   "sweetbush" 1555 ft. SE
05591 Brickellia atractyloides      "spearleaf brickellbush" 1 mi. SE
14804 Brickellia atractyloides      "spearleaf brickellbush" 1.7 mi. NW
14800 Brickellia longifolia      "long-leaf brickellbush" 1.7 mi. NW
11364 Buddleja utahensis      "Utah butterflybush" 2 mi. N
11362 Camissonia multijuga      "frost-stem suncup" 2 mi. N
13211 Camissonia multijuga      "frost-stem suncup" 2 mi. N
10054 Candelariella rosulans      "eggyolk lichen" same section
11365 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" 2 mi. N
02669 Cercis occidentalis     316 ft. SW
11974 Chilopsis linearis      "desert willow" 1555 ft. SE
03985 Chilopsis linearis      "desert willow" 1555 ft. SE
11978 Dasyochloa pulchella      "desert fluffgrass" 1555 ft. SE
14801 Encelia virginensis      "Virgin River brittlebush" 1.7 mi. NW
14803 Ephedra fasciculata      "Mojave ephedra" 1.7 mi. NW
14799 Eriogonum fasciculatum  var. polifolium   "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" 1.7 mi. NW
11991 Eriogonum fusiforme      "Grand Valley desert trumpet" same section
11979 Eriogonum heermannii  var. sulcatum   "Heermann's wild buckwheat" 1555 ft. SE
05595 Eriogonum heermannii  var. sulcatum   "Heermann's wild buckwheat" 1 mi. SE
11358 Eriogonum inflatum  var. inflatum   "desert trumpet" 2 mi. N
11975 Eriogonum insigne      "ladder wild buckwheat" 1555 ft. SE
17899 Galium stellatum      "starry bedstraw" 2.2 mi. SE
11989 Gaura coccinea      "scarlet beeblossom" same section
11973 Mentzelia pterosperma      "winged-seed blazingstar" 1555 ft. SE
17900 Mortonia scabrella      "Rio Grande saddlebush" 2.2 mi. SE
11359 Mortonia scabrella      "Rio Grande saddlebush" 2 mi. N
14805 Mortonia scabrella  var. utahensis  1.8 mi. N
11360 Nicotiana trigonophylla      "desert tobacco" 2 mi. N
11355 Parietaria pensylvanica      "Pennsylvania pellitory" 2 mi. N
11357 Pectocarya heterocarpa      "chuckwalla combseed" 2 mi. N
17903 Peucephyllum schottii      "Schott's desert-fir" 1.2 mi. NW
11368 Physalis crassifolia      "yellow nightshade groundcherry" 1.7 mi. NW
11356 Plantago insularis      "desert plantain" 2 mi. N
10052 Pleopsidium flavum     same section
17901 Scopulophila rixfordii      "Rixford's rockwort" 2.2 mi. SE
05593 Scopulophila rixfordii      "Rixford's rockwort" 1 mi. SE
11366 Thymophylla pentachaeta  var. belenidium   "five-needled pricklyleaf" 1.7 mi. NW
11977 Thymophylla pentachaeta  var. belenidium   "five-needled pricklyleaf" 1555 ft. SE
11363 Thymophylla pentachaeta  var. belenidium   "five-needled pricklyleaf" 2 mi. N
11976 Tiquilia canescens      "woody crinklemat" 1555 ft. SE
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 739 ft. E   Mount Bangs 
Mountain Sheep Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 0.9 mi. E   Mount Bangs 
Cedar Pockets Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. NE   Jarvis Peak 
Cedar Pockets Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 2.2 mi. NE   Jarvis Peak 
The Narrows (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 2.7 mi. SW   Mountain Sheep Spring 
Lost Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 5.1 mi. S 4062  Mount Bangs 
Figure Four Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 4.5 mi. SW   Mount Bangs 
Beaver Dam Mountains Wilderness (Reserve) Mohave County, AZ 4.9 mi. NE 4774  Mountain Sheep Spring 
Mountain Sheep Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 5.1 mi. SE 4662  Mountain Sheep Spring 
Castle Cliff Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 4.4 mi. W   Jarvis Peak 
Tabeau Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 5.7 mi. N 4341  Jarvis Peak 
Hedricks Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 6.4 mi. SW   Mount Bangs 


Taxon Links for species Allionia incarnata  L.

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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