Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 02991 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
ChenopodiaceaeAmaranthaceaeChenopodiaceae  
Species Atriplex torreyi (S. Watson) S. Watson
Common name   Torrey's saltbush
Collector(s)
R. Van Buren   399  
Coll. Date 02 May 1998 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Washington County
Locality Sun River development, Bloomington, SE side of I-15. 
 
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° 2'  N, 113° 35'  W
Township Range T43S R16W S24 NW1/4  
Datum WGS84 
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):

     Atriplex torreyi (S. Wats.) S. Wats.

     Atriplex lentiformis ssp. torreyi (S. Wats.) Hall & Clements
     Atriplex lentiformis var. torreyi (S. Wats.) McMinn

Common Name(s): Torrey saltbush, Torrey's quailbush, Torrey's saltbush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=20572, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 02991s2.jpg

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08363 Acamptopappus sphaerocephalus      "goldenhead" 1 mi. SW
08310 Acamptopappus sphaerocephalus      "goldenhead" 1.5 mi. SW
08668 Allium nevadense      "Nevada wild onion" 1.5 mi. SW
08312 Ambrosia dumosa      "common bur-sage" 1.5 mi. SW
08313 Ambrosia salsola  var. salsola   "burrobush" 1.5 mi. SW
08206 Androstephium breviflorum      "pink funnel lily" 1.3 mi. SW
08366 Astragalus nuttallianus  var. imperfectus   "Mojave small-flowered milkvetch" 1 mi. SW
05603 Atriplex lentiformis      "big saltbush" same section
05602 Atriplex lentiformis      "big saltbush" same section
14599 Atriplex torreyi      "Torrey's saltbush" 1739 ft. NE
08370 Baileya pleniradiata      "woolly desert-marigold" 1.3 mi. SW
08222 Bromus diandrus      "ripgut brome" 1.4 mi. SE
08358 Bromus rubens      "red brome" 1 mi. SW
08278 Camissonia boothii  var. condensata   "clustered desert primrose" 1.3 mi. SW
08355 Camissonia brevipes      "Mojave suncup" 1 mi. SW
08664 Chaenactis carphoclinia      "pebble pincushion" 1.5 mi. SW
08367 Chaenactis carphoclinia      "pebble pincushion" 1 mi. SW
08199 Chaenactis macrantha      "showy dusty-maiden" 1.3 mi. SW
08667 Chaenactis macrantha      "showy dusty-maiden" 1.5 mi. SW
08204 Chaenactis macrantha      "showy dusty-maiden" 1.3 mi. SW
08362 Chaenactis macrantha      "showy dusty-maiden" 1 mi. SW
08365 Chamaesyce albomarginata      "rattlesnake weed" 1 mi. SW
08670 Chamaesyce albomarginata      "rattlesnake weed" 1.5 mi. SW
15244 Chilopsis linearis      "desert willow" same section
08317 Chorizanthe rigida      "rigid spineflower" 1.5 mi. SW
08209 Chorizanthe rigida      "rigid spineflower" 1.3 mi. SW
08315 Cryptantha nevadensis      "Nevada forget-me-not" 1.5 mi. SW
08197 Cryptantha nevadensis      "Nevada forget-me-not" 1.3 mi. SW
08277 Cymopterus purpureus      "purple spring parsley" 1.3 mi. SW
08198 Draba cuneifolia  var. cuneifolia   "wedge-leaf draba" 1.3 mi. SW
08201 Ephedra fasciculata      "Mojave ephedra" 1.3 mi. SW
08368 Eriogonum brachypodum      "Parry's wild buckwheat" 1 mi. SW
08314 Eriogonum trichopes      "little desert trumpet" 1.5 mi. SW
08356 Eriogonum trichopes      "little desert trumpet" 1 mi. SW
08196 Eucrypta micrantha      "desert hideseed" 1.3 mi. SW
08195 Gilia inconspicua      "shy gilia" 1.3 mi. SW
08210 Gilia sinuata      "rosy gilia" 1.3 mi. SW
08361 Glyptopleura setulosa      "Mojave carveseed" 1 mi. SW
08371 Haplopappus gracilis      "slender goldenweed" 1.3 mi. SW
08359 Hilaria rigida      "big galleta" 1 mi. SW
08308 Hilaria rigida      "big galleta" 1.5 mi. SW
08203 Ipomopsis polycladon      "spreading gilia" 1.3 mi. SW
08364 Ipomopsis polycladon      "spreading gilia" 1 mi. SW
08357 Langloisia setosissima  ssp. setosissima   "Great Basin langloisia" 1 mi. SW
08307 Larrea tridentata      "creosote bush" 1.5 mi. SW
08194 Lepidium lasiocarpum      "shaggyfruit pepperweed" 1.3 mi. SW
08666 Linanthus demissus      "desertsnow" 1.5 mi. SW
08205 Linanthus demissus      "desertsnow" 1.3 mi. SW
08665 Lupinus flavoculatus      "yelloweyes" 1.5 mi. SW
08369 Mentzelia albicaulis      "whitestem blazingstar" 1.3 mi. SW
08360 Pediocactus sileri      "Siler's pincushion cactus" 1 mi. SW
13140 Phacelia fremontii      "Fremont's scorpionweed" 1.3 mi. SW
08207 Phacelia fremontii      "Fremont's scorpionweed" 1.3 mi. SW
08316 Phacelia rafaelensis      "plateau scorpionweed" 1.5 mi. SW
13154 Plantago ovata      "desert plantain" 1.3 mi. SW
08208 Plantago patagonica      "Patagonia plantain" 1.3 mi. SW
08311 Sphaeralcea parvifolia      "small-leaf globemallow" 1.5 mi. SW
08211 Stylocline intertexta      "tangled nest-straw" 1.3 mi. SW
08354 Stylocline intertexta      "tangled nest-straw" 1 mi. SW
08669 Tricardia watsonii      "threehearts" 1.5 mi. SW
08202 Vulpia octoflora      "sixweeks fescue" 1.3 mi. SW

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Price City (historical) (Locale) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. N 2500  Saint George 
Bloomington (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. N 2520  Saint George 
Mokaac Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. S 2602  Saint George 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. N 2523  Saint George 
Price Bench Ditch (Canal) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. N 2579  Saint George 
Bloomington School (School) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. N 2543  Saint George 
Price Bench (Bench) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. N 2539  Saint George 
Lizard Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. S 2595  Saint George 
Lizard Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 1.3 mi. S   Lizard Point 
Price City Hills (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. E 3032  Saint George 
Big Valley (Basin) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. S 2635  Saint George 
Big Valley (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 1.9 mi. S   Purgatory Canyon 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 2 mi. N 2556  Saint George 
Atkinville (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. W 2503  White Hills 
Bloomington Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. N 2700  Saint George 
Mokaac Wash (Arroyo) Mohave County, AZ 2.3 mi. S   Lizard Point 
Atkinville Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2 mi. W   Saint George 
Curly Hollow Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. W   Jarvis Peak 
Webb Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. NE 3074  Saint George 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. NE 2681  Saint George 

Links

Taxon Links for species Atriplex torreyi  (S. Watson) S. Watson

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=Atriplex+torreyi

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