Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14595 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Baccharis salicina Torr. & Gray
Common name   false willow
R. Van Buren   1287  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 09 June 2006 
United States
Washington County
Locality W side of Washington, Mill Creek, S side of Utah Highway 212.
     Elev.: 2729 ft. (832 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° 7'  46.02" N, 113° 30'  55.68" 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: L2S2. 


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

     Baccharis salicina Torr. & Gray

Common Name(s): Great Plains false willow, Great Plains falsewillow, willow baccharis.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=35698, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 06420s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07849s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08003s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14598 Atriplex torreyi      "Torrey's saltbush" same section
14594 Baccharis salicifolia      "sticky seep-willow" same section
14596 Galium multiflorum      "shrubby bedstraw" same section
14597 Prosopis odorata     same section
04330 Salsola paulsenii      "barbwire Russian thistle" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Redlands RV Parks (Park) Washington County, UT 1389 ft. W 2805  Washington 
Washington Post Office (Post Office) Washington County, UT 1534 ft. E 2786  Washington 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 1862 ft. E 2799  Washington 
Washington (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 2124 ft. E 2795  Washington 
Washington City Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 0.7 mi. E 2845  Washington 
Pineview High School (School) Washington County, UT 0.7 mi. SW 2759  Saint George 
Washington School (School) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 2894  Washington 
Green Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. NW 2884  Washington 
Mill Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 1 mi. SE   Saddle Mountain 
KCLG-AM (Washington) (Tower) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. NE 2992  Washington 
Valley View Trailer Park (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. W 2858  Saint George 
Trinity Lutheran Church of Southern Utah (Church) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. W 2822  Saint George 
Bastion Ranch (Locale) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. NE 2914  Harrisburg Junction 
Saint George RV Campground (Locale) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. W 2868  Saint George 
Middleton (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. W 2841  Saint George 
Grace Baptist Church (Church) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. W 3051  Washington 
Panorama School (School) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. SW 2759  Saint George 
Shinob Kibe (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. SE 3166  Washington Dome 
Grapevine Pass Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. E   Harrisburg Junction 
Cottonwood Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. E   Harrisburg Junction 


Taxon Links for species Baccharis salicina  Torr. & 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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