Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14557 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Artemisia bigelovii A. Gray
Common name   Bigelow's sagebrush
R. Van Buren   1244  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 30 May 2006 
United States
Emery County
Locality San Rafeal Swell, SW base of Little Cedar Mountain, Red Seep vicinity, N side of the Green River Cutoff Rd, ca. 0.2 mile E of Red Seep Wash;
     Elev.: 5643 ft. (1720 m.)
Habitat Notes Morrison Formation; 
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° 11'  49.77" N, 110° 51'  10.74" 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: L10S1. 


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

     Artemisia bigelovii Gray

Common Name(s): Bigelow sage, Bigelow sagebrush, Bigelow's sagebrush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=35452, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Artemisia
                                        Species: Artemisia bigelovii


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03225s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07578s4.jpg 
specimen image: 09205s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10122s2.jpg 
specimen image: 11323s7.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14560 Ericameria nauseosa  var. hololeuca  same section
12539 Hymenopappus filifolius  var. nanus   "Great Basin woollywhite" same section
14559 Machaeranthera grindelioides  var. grindelioides   "gumweed tansy aster" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Red Seep (Spring) Emery County, UT 1451 ft. N 5679  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Blue Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 0.7 mi. SW 5624  Buckhorn Reservoir 
White Rocks (Pillar) Emery County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 5686  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Petes Hole (Lake) Emery County, UT 1.3 mi. N 5722  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Cat Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 1.8 mi. SW 5591  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Guymon Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 1.6 mi. E 5712  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Black Hills (Summit) Emery County, UT 1.8 mi. W 5643  Hadden Holes 
Johansen Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 1.8 mi. W 5637  Hadden Holes 
Favorite Hills (Summit) Emery County, UT 2.4 mi. S 5683  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Hadden Holes (Spring) Emery County, UT 2.5 mi. N 5604  Hadden Holes 
Lynns Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 2.9 mi. N 5709  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Merrials Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 5620  Hadden Holes 
Sand Bench (Bench) Emery County, UT 3.1 mi. S 5686  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Jorgensen Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 3.2 mi. S 5571  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Hadden Flat (Flat) Emery County, UT 3.1 mi. N 5633  Hadden Holes 
Little Cedar Mountain (Summit) Emery County, UT 2.6 mi. E 6267  Buckhorn Reservoir 
J J Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 3.6 mi. N 5765  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Hadden Reef (Ridge) Emery County, UT 3.7 mi. N 5814  Buckhorn Reservoir 
The Red Ledges (Cliff) Emery County, UT 3.8 mi. S 5496  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Cedar Hollow (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.1 mi. W   Cleveland 


Taxon Links for species Artemisia bigelovii  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

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