Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03062 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Abronia nana S. Watson
Common name   dwarf sand verbena
R. Van Buren   s.n.  
   with L. Armstrong
Coll. Date 11 June 1998 
United States
Kane County
Locality above Bull Valley Gorge.
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° 29'  8" N, 112° 6'  15" W
Township Range T38S, R3W, Sec. 22  
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).


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

     Abronia nana S. Wats.

Common Name(s): dwarf sand verbena, dwarf sandverbena.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=19565, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Caryophyllales
                                Family: Nyctaginaceae
                                    Genus: Abronia
                                        Species: Abronia nana


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03062s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02404s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03754s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06092s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08646s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10598s3.jpg 
specimen image: 10942s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
03754 Abronia nana      "dwarf sand verbena" same section
06092 Abronia nana      "dwarf sand verbena" 1.2 mi. W
03758 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" same section
04307 Aquilegia loriae      "Lori's columbine" 1 mi. S
10578 Astragalus amphioxys  var. vespertinus   "western crescent milkvetch" 2412 ft. W
10652 Astragalus bisulcatus  var. major   "two-grooved milkvetch" 2427 ft. W
06095 Astragalus calycosus  var. calycosus   "Torrey's milkvetch" 1.2 mi. W
03059 Calylophus lavandulifolius      "lavender-leaf sundrops" same section
03057 Caulanthus crassicaulis  var. crassicaulis   "thickstem wild cabbage" 1.4 mi. NW
10573 Cryptantha abata      "low cat's eye" 2427 ft. W
10574 Cryptantha cinerea  var. cinerea   "ashy James' cat's eye" 2427 ft. W
10576 Cryptantha confertiflora      "basin yellow cat's eye" 2427 ft. W
03058 Dalea searlsiae      "Searls' prairie clover" 1.4 mi. NW
10569 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" 2427 ft. W
06097 Erigeron pumilus  var. condensatus   "Great Basin shaggy fleabane" 1.2 mi. W
03060 Euphorbia brachycera      "horned spurge" same section
03055 Hymenopappus filifolius  var. cinereus   "common woollywhite" same section
10575 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. caespitosa   "caespitose four-nerve daisy" 2427 ft. W
10570 Penstemon utahensis      "Utah beardtongue" 2427 ft. W
10571 Phlox austromontana  var. austromontana   "southern phlox" 2427 ft. W
06090 Physaria acutifolia  var. acutifolia   "sharpleaf twinpod" 1.2 mi. W
06094 Physaria ludoviciana      "silvery bladderpod" 1.2 mi. W
10572 Physaria ludoviciana      "silvery bladderpod" 2427 ft. W
06093 Shepherdia argentea      "silver buffaloberry" 1.2 mi. W
03056 Symphoricarpos oreophilus  var. parishii   "Parish's snowberry" 1 mi. W
03061 Townsendia incana      "silvery Townsend-daisy" same section
10577 Townsendia incana      "silvery Townsend-daisy" 2427 ft. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bull Run (Stream) Kane County, UT 1 mi. S   Rainbow Point 
Little Bull Valley (Valley) Kane County, UT 1.2 mi. SW   Rainbow Point 
Bull Valley (Valley) Kane County, UT 1.2 mi. SW   Rainbow Point 
Indian Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 1.4 mi. S   Rainbow Point 
Averett Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 1.4 mi. E   Bryce Point 
Indian Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.2 mi. E   Bryce Point 
Squaw Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 2.3 mi. SW   Rainbow Point 
Willis Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 2.3 mi. SE   Bryce Point 
Pine Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 3.3 mi. SW 6552  Rainbow Point 
Jim Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.6 mi. N   Cannonville 
Papoose Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 3.6 mi. SW   Rainbow Point 
Horse Mountain (Summit) Kane County, UT 3.6 mi. W 7523  Rainbow Point 
Sheep Creek Flat (Flat) Garfield County, UT 4.7 mi. N 6447  Bryce Point 
Yellow Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 4.2 mi. NE   Bryce Point 
Georgetown (Populated Place) Kane County, UT 4.4 mi. NE 5820  Cannonville 
Georgetown Cemetery (Cemetery) Garfield County, UT 4.4 mi. NE 5837  Cannonville 
Johnson Ranch (Locale) Garfield County, UT 4.6 mi. N 6559  Bryce Point 
Heward Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.7 mi. N   Bryce Point 
Bull Valley Gorge (Valley) Kane County, UT 4.6 mi. SE   Bull Valley Gorge 
Squaw Bench (Bench) Kane County, UT 4.2 mi. W 6880  Rainbow Point 


Taxon Links for species Abronia nana  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

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