Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 14610 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
CrossosomataceaeCrossosomataceaeCrossosomataceae  
Species Glossopetalon spinescens A. Gray
Common name   spiny greasebush
Collector(s)
R. Van Buren   1306  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 09 June 2006 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Iron County
Locality Red Hills, W side of Parowan Gap, in The Narrows, near the petroglyphs;
     Elev.: 5515 ft. (1681 m.)
Habitat Notes on slopes; 
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° 54'  33.05" N, 112° 59'  4.4" 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: L9S4. 

Taxonomy


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

     Glossopetalon spinescens Gray

Common Name(s): spiny greasebush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=502808, 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
                                                                                            

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.
14609 Ericameria nana      "dwarf goldenbush" same section
14608 Lepidium       "pepperwort" same section
14607 Ribes leptanthum      "trumpet gooseberry" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Parowan Gap Petroglyphs (Locale) Iron County, UT 331 ft. NW 5597  Parowan Gap 
The Narrows (Gap) Iron County, UT 400 ft. NW 5624  Parowan Gap 
Little Gap (Gap) Iron County, UT 1 mi. S 5594  Parowan Gap 
Jackrabbit Wash (Valley) Iron County, UT 1.2 mi. SW   Jack Henry Knoll 
Long Hollow (Valley) Iron County, UT 1.3 mi. SW   Dry Willow Peak 
Coal Canyon (Valley) Iron County, UT 1.3 mi. SE   Parowan Gap 
Parowan Gap (Gap) Iron County, UT 1.5 mi. SE 5663  Parowan Gap 
Red Hills (Summit) Iron County, UT 1.7 mi. SE 6362  Parowan Gap 
Whitney Canyon (Valley) Iron County, UT 2.3 mi. SE   Parowan Gap 
Dipping Vat Spring (Spring) Iron County, UT 3 mi. E 5693  Parowan Gap 
Long Hill (Summit) Iron County, UT 4.7 mi. NE 6172  Parowan Gap 
Braffits Creek (Stream) Iron County, UT 4.8 mi. SW   Summit 
Black Point (Summit) Iron County, UT 5 mi. SW 5676  Enoch 
Rush Lake (Lake) Iron County, UT 4.8 mi. SW 5387  Enoch 
Johnson Creek (Stream) Iron County, UT 6.3 mi. SW   Enoch 
Leigh Farm (Locale) Iron County, UT 6.8 mi. SW 5414  Enoch 

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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