Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03011 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Coleogyne ramosissima Torr.
Common name   blackbrush
R. Van Buren   313  
Coll. Date 19 April 1997 
United States
Washington County
Locality Horse Canyon, ca. 6 air miles E of Beaver Dam Wash, W slope of Beaver Dam Mountains;
     Elev.: 5100 ft. (1555 m.)
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° 11'  6" N, 113° 53'  28" W
Township Range T41S R18W S29  
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)
Voucher Voucher of taxa associated with Astragalus ampullarioides, R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper 
Specimen Notes Astragalus ampullarioides demographic study site. 


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

     Coleogyne ramosissima Torr.

Common Name(s): blackbrush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25150, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rosales
                                Family: Rosaceae
                                    Genus: Coleogyne
                                        Species: Coleogyne ramosissima


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03011s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03686s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06560s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09441s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11073s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11086s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13169s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
West Mountain Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. S 7507  West Mountain Peak 
Beaver Dam Mountains (Range) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. S 6998  West Mountain Peak 
Badger Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. W 4479  West Mountain Peak 
Indian Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. S 5181  West Mountain Peak 
Grapevine Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.4 mi. S 5735  West Mountain Peak 
Pahcoon Flat (Flat) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. NE 4406  Shivwits 
Crazy Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4 mi. SW 4580  West Mountain Peak 
Sam Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.4 mi. SW 4685  West Mountain Peak 
Middle Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 5 mi. S 4728  Castle Cliff 
Reber Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 5 mi. SW 4242  Castle Cliff 
Pahcoon Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 5.3 mi. NE 3773  Shivwits 
Red Hollow (Valley) Juab County, UT 5.3 mi. NW   Motoqua 


Taxon Links for species Coleogyne ramosissima  Torr.

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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