Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 14233 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
ZygophyllaceaeZygophyllaceaeZygophyllaceae  
Species Larrea tridentata (DC.) Coville
Common name   creosote bush
Collector(s)
R. Van Buren   889  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 20 July 2005 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Washington
Locality near Leeds Creek, along Oak Grove Campground Rd (FR 032), ca. 1.25 miles NW of I-15;
     Elev.: 3900 ft. (1189 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° 15'  36.78" N, 113° 22'  15.72" 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: L6S3. 

Taxonomy


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

     Larrea tridentata (Sessť & Moc. ex DC.) Coville

     Larrea mexicana Moric.

Common Name(s): creosote bush, creosotebush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=29051, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Sapindales
                                Family: Zygophyllaceae
                                    Genus: Larrea
                                        Species: Larrea tridentata
                                                                                            

Images

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00154s1.jpg 
00154
specimen image: 02548s1.jpg 
02548
specimen image: 02660s1.jpg 
02660
specimen image: 02894s1.jpg 
02894
specimen image: 02967s1.jpg 
02967
specimen image: 03630s1.jpg 
03630
specimen image: 04044s1.jpg 
04044
specimen image: 04230s1.jpg 
04230
specimen image: 08176s1.jpg 
08176
specimen image: 08307s1.jpg 
08307

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14829 Ailanthus altissima      "tree of heaven" 1.3 mi. SW
14235 Artemisia filifolia      "sand sagebrush" same section
03019 Astragalus ampullarioides     2.1 mi. SE
11959 Cercis occidentalis  var. orbiculata  832 ft. W
14232 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. viscidiflorus  same section
14226 Coleogyne ramosissima      "blackbrush" same section
14225 Encelia virginensis      "Virgin River brittlebush" same section
14236 Ephedra nevadensis      "Nevada ephedra" same section
14224 Ephedra nevadensis      "Nevada ephedra" same section
14221 Ericameria linearifolia      "narrow-leaf goldenbush" same section
14223 Ericameria nauseosa      "rubber rabbitbrush" same section
14234 Eriogonum fasciculatum  var. polifolium   "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" same section
14228 Fraxinus velutina      "velvet ash" 484 ft. W
11958 Fraxinus velutina      "velvet ash" 832 ft. W
13101 Lomatium parryi      "Parry's desert parsley" same section
13111 Lomatium parryi      "Parry's desert parsley" same section
05280 Petalonyx parryi      "Parry's sandpaper plant" same section
14582 Pinus monophylla      "single-leaf pinyon pine" 1749 ft. N
14828 Pistacia atlantica      "Atlas pistachio" same section
14227 Populus fremontii      "Fremont's cottonwood" 484 ft. W
14222 Prunus fasciculata      "desert almond" same section
14231 Psorothamnus fremontii      "Fremont's dalea" same section
14229 Salix gooddingii      "Goodding's willow" 484 ft. W
17980 Salix gooddingii      "Goodding's willow" 434 ft. NW
17979 Salix lasiolepis      "arroyo willow" 434 ft. NW
02968 Sapindus saponaria      "wingleaf soapberry" 1.9 mi. SW
05282 Sapindus saponaria      "wingleaf soapberry" 1.9 mi. SW
14230 Vitis arizonica      "canyon grape" 484 ft. W
11957 Vitis arizonica      "canyon grape" 2 mi. NE

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Silver Reef (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 2882 ft. S 3803  Pintura 
Italian Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. NE   Pintura 
Milltown (historical) (Locale) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. SW 3671  Signal Peak 
Tecumseh Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 1 mi. S 3737  Hurricane 
Buckeye Reef (Ridge) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. S 3803  Hurricane 
Big Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. S 3642  Hurricane 
Doyle Shaft (Mine) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. SE 3629  Hurricane 
Kimball Motel and RV Park (Park) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. S 3534  Hurricane 
Leeds Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. S 3416  Hurricane 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. S 3465  Hurricane 
White Reef (Ridge) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. S 3566  Harrisburg Junction 
Leeds (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. S 3491  Hurricane 
Cobb Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. S 3645  Harrisburg Junction 
Leeds Ditch (Canal) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. SE 3501  Hurricane 
Sandy Flat (Flat) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. E 3760  Pintura 
Jones Hollow (Valley) Washington County, UT 2 mi. NW   Signal Peak 
Leeds Reef (Ridge) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. S 3356  Harrisburg Junction 
Italian Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. N 4564  Signal Peak 
Dicks Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. SW   Harrisburg Junction 
Cedar Ridge (Ridge) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. N 5588  Signal Peak 

Links

Taxon Links for species Larrea tridentata  (DC.) Coville

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=Larrea+tridentata

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