Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14259 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Tamarix chinensis Lour.
Common name   five-stamen tamarisk
R. Van Buren   917  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 20 July 2005 
United States
Washington County
Locality hills W of the Santa Clara River, W side of Utah Highway 8, ca. 1 mile N of Gunlock;
     Elev.: 3740 ft. (1140 m.)
Habitat Notes near small pond; 
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° 17'  40.44" N, 113° 45'  5.1" 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: L16S2. 


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

     Tamarix chinensis Lour.

     Tamarix pentandra Pallas

Common Name(s): China tamarisk, Chinese saltcedar, Chinese tamarisk, fivestamen tamarisk, five-stamen tamarisk, saltcedar, tamarisk, tamarix.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=22308, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Violales
                                Family: Tamaricaceae
                                    Genus: Tamarix
                                        Species: Tamarix chinensis


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.
04289 Amsinckia tessellata      "bristly fiddleneck" 1.2 mi. SE
14258 Baccharis salicifolia      "sticky seep-willow" same section
14260 Brickellia microphylla  var. scabra   "rough brickellbush" same section
04251 Echinocereus engelmannii  var. chrysocentrus   "Engelmann's hedgehog cactus" 1.2 mi. SE
14257 Lycium pallidum      "pale desert-thorn" 1.4 mi. N
04252 Opuntia echinocarpa     1.2 mi. SE
14261 Salix exigua      "narrow-leaf willow" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Tobin Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2204 ft. NE   Maple Ridge 
Gunlock Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 2622 ft. SW 3681  Gunlock 
Lower Sand Cove Dam (Dam) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. S 4082  Veyo 
Lower Sand Cove Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. S 4082  Veyo 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. SW 3671  Gunlock 
Gunlock (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. SW 3658  Gunlock 
Moody Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. NE   Goldstrike 
Magotsu Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. NE   Central West 
Miners Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. SW   Gunlock 
Cactus Flat (Flat) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. N 4200  Gunlock 
Sand Cove Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. S   Santa Clara 
Cottonwood Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. NE   Gunlock 
Grapevine Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. N   Maple Ridge 
The Gulch (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. NE   Veyo 
Manera Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. NE   Maple Ridge 
Gunlock Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. S 3570  Gunlock 
Tobin Bench (Bench) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. N 4469  Gunlock 
Gunlock Dam (Dam) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. S 3717  Shivwits 
Gunlock Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. S 3717  Shivwits 
Gunlock State Park (Park) Washington County, UT 3.4 mi. SW 3609  Gunlock 


Taxon Links for species Tamarix chinensis  Lour.

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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