Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 14082 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolygonaceaePolygonaceaePolygonaceae  
Species Polygonum ramosissimum Michx.
Common name   bushy knotweed
Collector(s)
S. Hegji   70  
Coll. Date 15 September 2010 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Salt Lake County
Locality Audubon's Gilmore Sanctuary, on the 100-year flood on the S end of the Great Salt Lake; 
 
Elev.: 4238 ft. (1292 m.)
Habitat Notes with Tamarix, Atriplex, Sarcobatus, and Salsola 
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 40° 49'  27.1" N, 112° 6'  5.8" 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):

     Polygonum ramosissimum Michx.

Common Name(s): bushy knotweed, tall knotweed, yellow knotweed, yellow-flower knotweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=20921, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Polygonales
                                Family: Polygonaceae
                                    Genus: Polygonum
                                        Species: Polygonum ramosissimum
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 14082a1.jpg specimen image: 14082b1.jpg specimen image: 14082c1.jpg specimen image: 14082s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05362s1.jpg 
05362
specimen image: 07148s1.jpg 
07148
specimen image: 07509s1.jpg 
07509

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14084 Chrysothamnus nauseosus  var. consimilis   "rubber rabbitbrush" same section
14083 Sesuvium verrucosum      "western sea purslane" 166 ft. E

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Browns Island (Island) Salt Lake County, UT 1.3 mi. N 4213  Baileys Lake 
Rabbit Knoll (Summit) Salt Lake County, UT 2.7 mi. N 4213  Baileys Lake 
KSL-AM (Salt Lake City) (Tower) Salt Lake County, UT 3.1 mi. S 4219  Baileys Lake 
Goggin Drain (Canal) Salt Lake County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 4216  Baileys Lake 
Cow Bay Knoll (Summit) Salt Lake County, UT 3.2 mi. NE 4213  Baileys Lake 
Saltair (historical) (Locale) Salt Lake County, UT 3.8 mi. S 4216  Baileys Lake 
Baileys Lake (Lake) Salt Lake County, UT 3.1 mi. SE 4216  Baileys Lake 
Round Knoll (Summit) Salt Lake County, UT 3.2 mi. NE 4210  Baileys Lake 
North Point Consolidated Canal (Canal) Salt Lake County, UT 3.2 mi. SE 4219  Baileys Lake 
Lee Creek (Stream) Salt Lake County, UT 3.7 mi. SW   Magna 
Riter Drain (Canal) Salt Lake County, UT 4.4 mi. S 4219  Baileys Lake 
Brighton Drain (Canal) Salt Lake County, UT 4.5 mi. S 4219  Baileys Lake 
Goose Island (Island) Davis County, UT 4.7 mi. N 4203  Saltair NE 
Harrison Duck Club (Locale) Salt Lake County, UT 3.7 mi. E 4213  Baileys Lake 
Right Fork Spring Creek (Gut) Salt Lake County, UT 4.5 mi. NE 4206  Saltair NE 
Lake Front Duck Club (Locale) Salt Lake County, UT 4 mi. NE 4213  Baileys Lake 
Unicorn Point (Cape) Davis County, UT 4 mi. NW 4200  Antelope Island South 
Utah Duck Club (Locale) Salt Lake County, UT 4.1 mi. E 4210  Baileys Lake 
Maplewood Addition (subdivision) (Populated Place) Salt Lake County, UT 4.6 mi. SE 4229  Baileys Lake 
Riter (Populated Place) Salt Lake County, UT 5.2 mi. S 4219  Baileys Lake 

Links

Taxon Links for species Polygonum ramosissimum  Michx.

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=Polygonum+ramosissimum

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