Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 12004 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Corispermum welshii Mosyakin
Common name   Welsh's bugseed
Donna M. Barnes   5440  
Coll. Date 27 September 2006 
United States
Locality Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park, along Coral Pink Sand Dunes Road (County Road 43), ca. 1.5 miles N of the campground entrance, on the E side of the road;
     Elev.: 6103 ft. (1861 m.)
Habitat Notes deep actively moving dunes. 
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° 3'  10" N, 112° 42'  45" 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):

     Corispermum welshii Mosyakin

Common Name(s): Welsh's bugseed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=565093, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Caryophyllales
                                Family: Chenopodiaceae
                                    Genus: Corispermum
                                        Species: Corispermum welshii


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 12004s1.jpg specimen image: 12004d1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05085 Abronia fragrans      "snowball sand verbena" 1.4 mi. S
05095 Artemisia filifolia      "sand sagebrush" 1.4 mi. S
05083 Boechera holboellii  var. pinetorum  1.4 mi. S
05096 Calamovilfa gigantea      "giant sandreed" 1.4 mi. S
12003 Chrysothamnus nauseosus  var. arenarius   "sand rubber rabbitbrush" same section
12503 Dicoria       "twinbugs" same section
05082 Fritillaria atropurpurea      "leopard-lily" 1.4 mi. S
05094 Juncus arcticus  subsp. littoralis   "mountain rush" 1.4 mi. S
05081 Lathyrus brachycalyx  var. zionis   "Zion sweetpea" 1.4 mi. S
12000 Linum aristatum      "bristle flax" same section
12502 Lygodesmia juncea      "rush skeleton plant" same section
11999 Oenothera pallida  var. pallida   "pale evening primrose" same section
05084 Phlox austromontana  var. prostrata   "creeping southern phlox" 1.4 mi. S
12005 Reverchonia arenaria      "sand reverchonia" same section
05080 Sophora stenophylla      "fringe-leaf necklacepod" 1.4 mi. S
11988 Wyethia scabra      "rough mule's ears" 1.6 mi. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Reserve (Park) Kane County, UT 1 mi. S 5925  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Yellowjacket Picnic Site (Park) Kane County, UT 1.8 mi. N 6214  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Coral Pink Sand Dunes Campground (Locale) Kane County, UT 1.7 mi. SW 5919  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Willow Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 1.9 mi. NW 6411  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Moquith Mountains (Range) Kane County, UT 2.6 mi. S 6893  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Chris Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 2.8 mi. S 5932  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Harris Springs (Spring) Kane County, UT 3 mi. NW 6385  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Esplin Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 2.6 mi. W 6142  Elephant Butte 
Sand Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 3 mi. NE 6247  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Sand Springs Overnight Campground (Locale) Kane County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 6204  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Ponderosa Grove Campground (Locale) Kane County, UT 3.3 mi. NE 6283  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Ed Lamb Point (Cape) Kane County, UT 3.8 mi. S 6861  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Yellowjacket Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 3.9 mi. N 6172  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Ed Lamb Point (Cliff) Mohave County, AZ 4.5 mi. S 6779  Kaibab 
Indian Canyon Pictograph Site (Locale) Kane County, UT 4 mi. E 5666  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Red Cliff Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 4.9 mi. S 5512  Kaibab 
Block Mesas (Summit) Kane County, UT 4.9 mi. N 6421  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Dixie Knoll (Summit) Kane County, UT 4.4 mi. SW 5742  Elephant Butte 
South Fork Indian Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 4.3 mi. E   Yellowjacket Canyon 
Cougar Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 5 mi. SE   Yellowjacket Canyon 


Taxon Links for species Corispermum welshii  Mosyakin

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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