Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 02860 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
NyctaginaceaeNyctaginaceaeNyctaginaceae  
Species Abronia fragrans Nutt. ex Hook.
Common name   snowball sand verbena
Collector(s)
J. Uhl   s.n.  
Coll. Date 05 May 1990 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Washington
Locality Utah State Rt. 9, 6.1 miles W of west entrance to Zion National Park, Huber Wash, N side of road.
    
Habitat Notes sagebrush community; sandy 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° 9'  49" N, 113° 3'  39" W
Township Range T42S, R11W, Sec. 2  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).

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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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02873 Allionia incarnata      "trailing windmills" same section
02859 Calochortus flexuosus      "winding mariposa lily" same section
02871 Ipomopsis arizonica      "Arizona scarlet gilia" 1 mi. E
02858 Lupinus pusillus  var. pusillus   "rusty lupine" same section
02872 Oenothera pallida  var. pallida   "Pale evening-primrose" 1 mi. E
02857 Salvia dorrii      "purple sage" same section
02870 Tamarix chinensis      "five-stamen tamarisk" 1 mi. E

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Huber Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 622 ft. S   Springdale West 
Horse Valley Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1160 ft. SW   Smithsonian Butte 
Wire Valley Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 0.7 mi. S   Springdale West 
Wire valley Knoll (Summit) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. SW 4397  Springdale West 
South Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1 mi. W   Smithsonian Butte 
Grafton (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. W 3665  Springdale West 
Zion Community Church (Church) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. E 3750  Springdale West 
Grafton Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. W 3694  Springdale West 
Rockville Bench (Bench) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. NE 4331  Springdale West 
Coalpits Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. W   Springdale East 
Rockville (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. E 3740  Springdale West 
Wire Mesa (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. SW 4452  Springdale West 
Rockville Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. E 3786  Springdale West 
Petrified Forest (Area) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. N 4351  Springdale West 
Petrified Forest (Area) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. N 4354  Springdale West 
Petrified Forest Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. N 4239  Springdale West 
Scoggins Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. N   Springdale West 
Rimrock Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. SE 4124  Springdale West 
Grafton Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. W   Smithsonian Butte 
Grafton Mesa (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. W 3612  Springdale West 

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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