Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14203 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriodictyon angustifolium Nutt.
Common name   narrow-leaf yerba santa
R. Van Buren   858  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 20 July 2005 
United States
Washington County
Locality eastern slope of the Pine Valley Mountains, NW of Beatty Hill, along the Browse Guard Station Road (FR037), ca. 3.5 miles NW of I-15;
     Elev.: 5377 ft. (1639 m.)
Habitat Notes chaparral community. 
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° 21'  7.74" N, 113° 19'  35.88" 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: L1S1, out of the fire zone, fire occurred here earlier this spring, really scarred landscape but things are already beginning to resprout. 


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

     Eriodictyon angustifolium Nutt.

     Eriodictyon angustifolium var. amplifolium Brand

Common Name(s): narrowleaf yerba santa, narrowleaf yerbasanta, yerba santa.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31372, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Solanales
                                Family: Hydrophyllaceae
                                    Genus: Eriodictyon
                                        Species: Eriodictyon angustifolium


Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11574 Abronia fragrans      "snowball sand verbena" 932 ft. SW
11582 Agropyron desertorum      "desert wheatgrass" 932 ft. SW
14204 Arctostaphylos pringlei      "Pringle manzanita" same section
11571 Arctostaphylos pringlei      "Pringle manzanita" 2899 ft. S
03844 Artemisia campestris      "Pacific sagewort" 1.5 mi. NE
14208 Artemisia tridentata  var. vaseyana   "Vasey's big sagebrush" same section
08269 Astragalus amphioxys  var. amphioxys   "crescent milkvetch" 1.1 mi. NE
14216 Brickellia californica      "California brickellbush" same section
08263 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" 1.1 mi. NE
14207 Ceanothus greggii  var. vestitus   "Mojave ceanothus" same section
11576 Ceanothus greggii  var. vestitus   "Mojave ceanothus" 932 ft. SW
14215 Cercocarpus montanus      "alderleaf mountain mahogany" same section
10622 Chenopodium botrys      "Jerusalem oak goosefoot" same section
14212 Chrysothamnus scopulorum     same section
11578 Comandra umbellata  var. pallida  932 ft. SW
11577 Cryptantha confertiflora      "basin yellow cat's eye" 932 ft. SW
08273 Cryptantha gracilis      "narrow-stemmed forget-me-not" 745 ft. NE
08272 Cryptantha micrantha      "purple-rooted forget-me-not" 745 ft. NE
11562 Cryptantha micrantha      "purple-rooted forget-me-not" 1.4 mi. SW
11566 Cryptantha pterocarya  var. cycloptera   "winged-nut forget-me-not" 1.4 mi. SW
08271 Cryptantha pterocarya  var. pterocarya   "winged-nut forget-me-not" 745 ft. NE
08264 Cymopterus purpureus  var. purpureus   "purple spring parsley" 1.1 mi. NE
11583 Dalea searlsiae      "Searls' prairie clover" 28 ft. N
11560 Dimorphocarpa wislizeni      "Wislizen's spectacle pod" 1.4 mi. SW
14210 Ericameria linearifolia      "narrow-leaf goldenbush" same section
11587 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" 932 ft. SW
11584 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" 28 ft. N
11572 Erigeron utahensis  var. utahensis   "Utah fleabane" 932 ft. SW
15276 Eriodictyon angustifolium      "narrow-leaf yerba santa" 1540 ft. SW
10912 Eriodictyon angustifolium      "narrow-leaf yerba santa" 1396 ft. SW
11567 Eriodictyon angustifolium      "narrow-leaf yerba santa" 1.4 mi. SW
11570 Eriodictyon angustifolium      "narrow-leaf yerba santa" 2899 ft. S
14211 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. subaridum   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" same section
14214 Fraxinus anomala      "single-leaf ash" same section
15267 Fraxinus anomala      "single-leaf ash" 1.4 mi. NE
14219 Fraxinus velutina      "velvet ash" same section
10913 Garrya flavescens      "ashy silktassel" 1396 ft. SW
14206 Garrya flavescens      "ashy silktassel" same section
08270 Gilia brecciarum  subsp. brecciarum   "Nevada gilia" 745 ft. NE
08265 Gilia ophthalmoides      "eyed gilia" 1.1 mi. NE
14209 Gutierrezia microcephala      "matchweed" same section
11575 Hesperostipa comata  subsp. comata   "needle-and-thread grass" 932 ft. SW
11586 Heuchera parvifolia      "little-leaf alumroot" 932 ft. SW
11561 Hymenopappus filifolius  var. tomentosus   "hairy woollywhite" 1.4 mi. SW
08262 Lepidium densiflorum  var. densiflorum   "common peppercress" 1.1 mi. NE
11564 Linanthus dichotomus      "eveningsnow" 1.4 mi. SW
08266 Lomatium dissectum  var. eatonii   "carrotleaf biscuitroot" 1.1 mi. NE
08267 Lomatium nevadense  var. parishii   "Parish's biscuitroot" 1.1 mi. NE
11573 Lomatium parryi      "Parry's desert parsley" 932 ft. SW
11579 Lotus plebeius      "New Mexico bird's-foot trefoil" 932 ft. SW
08274 Microsteris gracilis  var. humilior   "slender phlox" 745 ft. NE
11588 Oenothera californica      "California evening primrose" 932 ft. SW
11581 Oenothera cespitosa  var. marginata   "tufted evening primrose" 932 ft. SW
11559 Oenothera deltoides  var. decumbens  1.4 mi. SW
11580 Orobanche fasciculata      "clustered broomrape" 932 ft. SW
11569 Penstemon eatonii  var. undosus  2899 ft. S
11585 Penstemon higginsii      "Higgins' beardtongue" 28 ft. N
11563 Phacelia ivesiana      "Ives' scorpionweed" 1.4 mi. SW
14217 Phlox austromontana      "southern phlox" same section
11590 Phlox austromontana  var. austromontana   "southern phlox" 932 ft. SW
08261 Pinus monophylla      "single-leaf pinyon pine" 745 ft. NE
14213 Purshia tridentata      "antelope bitterbrush" same section
14205 Quercus turbinella      "Sonoran scrub oak" same section
14218 Rubus leucodermis      "western raspberry" same section
11568 Rumex venosus      "veiny dock" 1.4 mi. SW
14220 Salix lasiolepis      "arroyo willow" same section
11589 Smilacina stellata      "starry false Solomon's Seal" 932 ft. SW
11565 Streptanthella longirostris      "long-beaked streptanthella" 1.4 mi. SW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Harmon Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. N   Signal Peak 
Mill Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. N   New Harmony 
Beatty Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. S 4846  Pintura 
Chimney Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. W 6175  Pintura 
Deer Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. N 5850  Pintura 
Dry Lake (Lake) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. N 5807  New Harmony 
Coal Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. N 6578  New Harmony 
Blake Harmon Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 2 mi. W 6651  Pintura 
Coal Hill Ridge (Ridge) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. N 6053  New Harmony 
Wet Sandy Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 5588  Pintura 
Browse Area Guard Station (Locale) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. N 6073  New Harmony 
Coal Hollow (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. NE   New Harmony 
Dry Sandy Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 3 mi. S 4009  Pintura 
Maple Hollow (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. NE   New Harmony 
Peters Leap (Bend) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. E 4731  Pintura 
Big Cove (Basin) Washington County, UT 3 mi. NW 6526  Pintura 
Pintura Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. E 4088  Pintura 
Pintura (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 3 mi. E 4078  Pintura 
South Ash Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. SE   Pintura 
Syler Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.8 mi. N 7300  New Harmony 


Taxon Links for species Eriodictyon angustifolium  Nutt.

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

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