Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 14535 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
CrossosomataceaeCrossosomataceaeCrossosomataceae  
Species Glossopetalon spinescens A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. meionandrum (Koehne) Trel.
Common name   spiny greasebush
Collector(s)
R. Van Buren   1215  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 30 May 2006 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Carbon County
Locality vicinity of a water tank on a hill on the W side of Utah Highway 10, N of the junction with Miller Creek Rd, ca. 3 miles S of Price;
     Elev.: 5738 ft. (1749 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 39° 32'  33.86" N, 110° 48'  53.89" 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: L2S1. 

Taxonomy


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

     Glossopetalon spinescens var. meionandrum (Koehne) Trel.

     Forsellesia meionandra (Koehne) Heller
     Glossopetalon meionandrum Koehne

Common Name(s): spiny greasebush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=528253, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rosales
                                Family: Crossosomataceae
                                    Genus: Glossopetalon
                                        Species: Glossopetalon spinescens
                                            Variety: Glossopetalon spinescens var. meionandrum
                                                

Images

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 07398s1.jpg 
07398
specimen image: 08624s1.jpg 
08624
specimen image: 10530s1.jpg 
10530
specimen image: 11046s1.jpg 
11046

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14536 Artemisia bigelovii      "Bigelow's sagebrush" same section
13455 Artemisia tridentata      "big sagebrush" 1.8 mi. S
14538 Chrysothamnus greenei      "Greene's rabbitbrush" same section
13443 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus      "yellow rabbitbrush" 1.8 mi. S
14537 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. viscidiflorus  same section
14541 Lepidium montanum  var. jonesii   "Jones' pepperwort" 1.7 mi. S
14540 Phlox tumulosa     1.7 mi. S
13464 Stanleya pinnata      "desert princesplume" 1 mi. SW

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Carbon Canal (Canal) Carbon County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 5624  Price 
KOAL-AM (Price) (Tower) Carbon County, UT 1.9 mi. NE 5548  Price 
Drunkards Wash (Valley) Carbon County, UT 2.6 mi. NE   Pinnacle Peak 
Horse Canyon (Valley) Carbon County, UT 2.6 mi. NE   Pinnacle Peak 
KRPX-AM (Price) (Tower) Carbon County, UT 2.4 mi. NE 5430  Price 
Meads Wash (Valley) Carbon County, UT 3.2 mi. N   Helper 
Cardinal Wash (Valley) Carbon County, UT 3.1 mi. NE   Helper 
Creekside School (School) Carbon County, UT 3.4 mi. N 5509  Price 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Carbon County, UT 3.4 mi. N 5512  Price 
Pioneer Number Two Canal (historical) (Canal) Carbon County, UT 3.4 mi. N 5519  Price 
Hayes Wash (Valley) Carbon County, UT 2.7 mi. E   Deadman Canyon 
Price Reeves School (School) Carbon County, UT 3.6 mi. N 5528  Price 
Spanish Assembly of God Church (Church) Carbon County, UT 3.6 mi. N 5525  Price 
Meade Cemetery (Cemetery) Carbon County, UT 3.6 mi. N 5555  Price 
Gaylord Siding (historical) (Locale) Carbon County, UT 3.1 mi. SW 5788  Price 
Price Post Office (Post Office) Carbon County, UT 3.8 mi. N 5558  Price 
Greek Orthodox Church (Church) Carbon County, UT 3.9 mi. N 5568  Price 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Carbon County, UT 3.8 mi. N 5561  Price 
Assembly of God Church (Church) Carbon County, UT 3.9 mi. N 5568  Price 
Price (Populated Place) Carbon County, UT 3.9 mi. N 5565  Price 

Links

Taxon Links for species Glossopetalon spinescens  A. Gray

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=Glossopetalon+spinescens

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