Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 14053 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
LoasaceaeLoasaceaeLoasaceae  
Species Mentzelia albicaulis (Douglas ex Hook.) Douglas ex Torr. & Gray
Common name   whitestem blazingstar
Collector(s)
S. Hegji   41  
Coll. Date 31 May 2010 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Juab County
Locality Weis Highway, at Sand Pass, between the Fish Springs Range and House Range, ca 20 meters S of the rd;
     Elev.: 4789 ft. (1460 m.)
Habitat Notes sandy hillocks; with low forbs. 
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 39° 37'  13.5" N, 113° 24'  16.3" 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.

Taxonomy


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

     Mentzelia albicaulis (Dougl. ex Hook.) Dougl. ex Torr. & Gray

     Acrolasia albicaulis (Dougl. ex Hook.) Rydb.
     Mentzelia albicaulis var. ctenophora (Rydb.) St. John
     Mentzelia albicaulis var. gracilis J. Darl.
     Mentzelia albicaulis var. tenerrima (Rydb.) St. John
     Mentzelia gracilis H.J. Thompson & Lewis non Urban & Gilg
     Mentzelia mojavensis H.J. Thompson & Roberts

Common Name(s): white blazingstar, whitestem blazingstar, whitestem stickleaf.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=503757, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Violales
                                Family: Loasaceae
                                    Genus: Mentzelia
                                        Species: Mentzelia albicaulis
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 14053a1.jpg specimen image: 14053b1.jpg specimen image: 14053c1.jpg specimen image: 14053s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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00439
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00731
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04198
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06774
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08369
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08453
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08614
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08694
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09365
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09617
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09926
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09966
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10135
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10146
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10342
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10355
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10941
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10941
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11425
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11508
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11508
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12622
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12622
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13552

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14054 Astragalus calycosus  var. calycosus   "Torrey's milkvetch" same section
14055 Enceliopsis nudicaulis      "nakedstem sunray" same section
14052 Penstemon confusus      "Owens Valley beardtongue" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Sand Pass (Gap) Juab County, UT 1735 ft. SE 4833  Sand Pass 
Swasey Point (Cliff) Juab County, UT 2.2 mi. SE 4839  Sand Pass SE 
Tule Valley (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.8 mi. SW   Warm Point 
Swasey Point Reservoir (Reservoir) Juab County, UT 2.9 mi. E 4567  Sand Pass SE 
Roadside Reservoir (Reservoir) Juab County, UT 3.7 mi. W 4656  Sand Pass 

Links

Taxon Links for species Mentzelia albicaulis  (Douglas ex Hook.) Douglas ex Torr. & Gray

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=Mentzelia+albicaulis

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