Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14133 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Allenrolfea occidentalis (S. Watson) Kuntze
Common name   iodinebush
R. Van Buren   787  
   with J. Cooper, K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 30 June 2005 
United States
Tooele County
Locality E side of Goshen Valley, western base of Warm Springs Mountain, ca. 1 mile S of US Highway 6;
     Elev.: 4517 ft. (1377 m.)
Habitat Notes eastern edge of the salt playa; 
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° 57'  18.55" N, 111° 53'  7.38" 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.
Voucher Voucher for "Woody Plants of Utah" by R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper, J. Cooper 
Specimen Notes Journal Code: L7S17. 


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

     Allenrolfea occidentalis (S. Wats.) Kuntze

     Halostachys occidentalis S. Wats.

Common Name(s): iodinebush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=20677, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02096s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02200s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07274s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07837s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09542s1.jpg 

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Accession Name Dist., dir.
14132 Atriplex gardneri  var. falcata  same section
05256 Cirsium arvense      "Canada thistle" same section
04730 Cordylanthus maritimus  var. canescens   "alkali bird's-beak" same section
02282 Elaeagnus angustifolia  var. angustifolia   "Russian olive" same section
04743 Haplopappus lanceolatus      "lanceleaf goldenweed" same section
05073 Hornungia procumbens      "low hutchinsia" 2446 ft. W
05072 Kochia americana     2446 ft. W
04731 Kochia americana     same section
08127 Puccinellia parishii      "bog alkali grass" 2446 ft. W
04734 Suaeda calceoliformis      "Pursh seepweed" same section
05071 Triglochin concinna      "slender arrowgrass" 2446 ft. W
05257 Viguiera ciliata      "rough goldeneye" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Goshen Post Office (Post Office) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. W 4551  Goshen 
Goshen (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. W 4547  Goshen 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. W 4554  Goshen 
Warm Springs Ditch (Canal) Utah County, UT 1 mi. SE 4538  Santaquin 
Goshen Cemetery (Cemetery) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. SW 4626  Goshen 
Warm Springs (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. E 4656  Santaquin 
Black Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. SE   Santaquin 
Lant (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. W 4551  Goshen 
City Ditch (Canal) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. W 4574  Goshen 
Warm Springs Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 2 mi. E 5463  Santaquin 
East Warm Creek Ditch (Canal) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. NE 4541  Santaquin 
Little Valley (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. SE   Santaquin 
Government Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. S   Santaquin 
Goshen Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. W 4587  Goshen 
Currant Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 3 mi. NW   Mona 
Kimball Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. W   Tintic Mountain 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 3.6 mi. NE 4600  Santaquin 
Genola (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 3.6 mi. NE 4607  Santaquin 
Government Flat (Flat) Juab County, UT 4.2 mi. S 4958  Goshen 
Goshen School (School) Utah County, UT 3.4 mi. W 4646  Goshen 


Taxon Links for species Allenrolfea occidentalis  (S. Watson) Kuntze

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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