Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14513 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Ambrosia salsola (Torr. & Gray) Strother & B.G. Baldw.
Common name   burrobush
R. Van Buren   1191  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 06 May 2006 
United States
Washington County
Locality along a dirt rd in a side drainage above the eastern edge of Beaver Dam Wash, ca. 2.5 miles N of the Arizona State Line;
     Elev.: 2552 ft. (778 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° 2'  7.12" N, 113° 59'  18.35" 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: L9S6. 


No synonyms recognized in the ITIS database.


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00155s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02812s2.jpg 
specimen image: 02814s2.jpg 
specimen image: 04148s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08313s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10064s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10246s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15455s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12544 Adenophyllum cooperi      "Cooper's dogweed" same section
10319 Ambrosia eriocentra      "woolly bur-sage" same section
10314 Amphipappus fremontii  var. spinosus   "Fremont's chaffbush" same section
10316 Amsinckia tessellata      "bristly fiddleneck" same section
14498 Baccharis salicifolia      "sticky seep-willow" 858 ft. SE
14511 Bebbia juncea  var. aspera   "sweetbush" same section
14520 Brickellia atractyloides      "spearleaf brickellbush" same section
10303 Camissonia refracta      "narrow-leaf desert primrose" 193 ft. SW
10315 Chaenactis fremontii      "Fremont's pincushion" same section
10309 Chorizanthe rigida      "rigid spineflower" same section
10254 Cryptantha micrantha      "purple-rooted forget-me-not" 193 ft. SW
10304 Cryptantha pterocarya  var. cycloptera   "winged-nut forget-me-not" 193 ft. SW
14514 Ephedra nevadensis      "Nevada ephedra" same section
10305 Eriastrum sparsiflorum      "Great Basin woollystar" same section
10318 Eriogonum fasciculatum      "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" same section
14517 Eriogonum fasciculatum  var. polifolium   "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" 1486 ft. E
14525 Eriogonum fasciculatum  var. polifolium   "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" same section
10317 Eschscholzia minutiflora      "pygmy poppy" same section
14526 Krameria erecta      "little-leaf ratany" same section
14521 Krameria grayi      "white ratany" same section
14497 Krameria grayi      "white ratany" 858 ft. SE
10302 Linanthus bigelovii      "Bigelow's linanthus" 193 ft. SW
10255 Linanthus demissus      "desertsnow" 193 ft. SW
10311 Lupinus concinnus  subsp. orcuttii   "Orcutt's lupine" same section
14518 Lycium cooperi      "peach thorn" same section
10310 Malacothrix glabrata      "smooth desert-dandelion" same section
10253 Monoptilon bellidiforme      "daisy desertstar" 193 ft. SW
10306 Nama demissum      "purplemat" same section
10252 Nemacladus glanduliferus      "glandular threadplant" 193 ft. SW
10308 Phacelia ambigua      "notch-leaf scorpionweed" same section
10312 Plantago insularis      "desert plantain" same section
14516 Psilostrophe cooperi      "whitestem paperflower" 1486 ft. E
14515 Senecio flaccidus  var. monoensis   "Mono ragwort" 1486 ft. E
10307 Stylocline micropoides      "woollyhead nest-straw" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Beaver Dam Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. S   Docs Pass 
Mormon Well (Well) Mohave County, AZ 3.9 mi. S 2136  Littlefield 
Welcome Creek (Stream) Mohave County, AZ 4.2 mi. S   West Mountain Peak 
Burgess Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.1 mi. N   Castle Cliff 
Snow Spring Wash (Stream) Lincoln County, NV 4.5 mi. N   Scarecrow Peak 
Snow Spring Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.5 mi. N 2562  Terry Benches 
Initial Monument (Locale) Lincoln County, NV 4.2 mi. SW 2546  Terry Benches 
Reber Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 5.3 mi. N   Castle Cliff 


Taxon Links for species Ambrosia salsola  (Torr. & Gray) Strother & B.G. Baldw.

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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