Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 14683 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
AsteraceaeAsteraceaeAsteraceae  
Species Artemisia spiciformis Osterh.
Common name   snowfield sagebrush
Collector(s)
R. Van Buren   1382  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 08 August 2006 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Cache
Locality Wasatch Range, FR 011, along Beaver Creek, ca. 0.1 mile NE of the junction with Utah Highway 243, NE of the Beaver Mountain Ski Area.
     Elev.: 7139 ft. (2176 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 41° 58'  38.04" N, 111° 31'  41.1" 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: L8S2. 

Taxonomy


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

     Artemisia tridentata ssp. spiciformis (Osterhout) Kartesz & Gandhi

     Artemisia spiciformis Osterhout

Common Name(s): big sagebrush, subalpine big sagebrush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=183739, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Artemisia
                                        Species: Artemisia tridentata
                                            Subspecies: Artemisia tridentata ssp. spiciformis
                                                

Images

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02315s3.jpg 
02315
specimen image: 11337s1.jpg 
11337

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14686 Ribes viscosissimum  var. viscosissimum  1.2 mi. N
14685 Salix boothii      "Booth's willow" same section
14682 Salix boothii      "Booth's willow" same section
14684 Salix lucida      "shining willow" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Sink Hollow (Valley) Cache County, UT 803 ft. W   Egan Basin 
Sink Hollow (Valley) Cache County, UT 939 ft. W 7090  Tony Grove Creek 
Long Hollow (Valley) Cache County, UT 1647 ft. W   Tony Grove Creek 
Beaver Mountain Ski Area (Park) Cache County, UT 0.9 mi. SW 7228  Tony Grove Creek 
Amazon Hollow (Valley) Rich County, UT 1.2 mi. S   Tony Grove Creek 
Stump Hollow (Valley) Rich County, UT 1.2 mi. S   Tony Grove Creek 
Amazon Mine (Mine) Cache County, UT 1.5 mi. SE 7500  Tony Grove Creek 
North Fork Amazon Hollow (Valley) Cache County, UT 1.6 mi. SE   Tony Grove Creek 
Beaver Mountain (Summit) Cache County, UT 1.8 mi. SW 8839  Tony Grove Creek 
Hodges Spring (Spring) Rich County, UT 2.1 mi. E 8373  Garden City 
Swan Flat (Flat) Rich County, UT 2.3 mi. NE 8321  Garden City 
Swan Flat (Flat) Box Elder County, UT 2.4 mi. NE 8314  Garden City 
Swan Lake (Lake) Bear Lake County, ID 2.5 mi. NE 8307  Saint Charles 
Beaver Creek Campground (Locale) Franklin County, ID 3 mi. N 7802  Egan Basin 
Willow Spring (Spring) Cache County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 7661  Garden City 
Wiggler Lake (Lake) Franklin County, ID 2.6 mi. NW 8521  Egan Basin 
Horse Lake (Lake) Cache County, UT 3.2 mi. S 8521  Tony Grove Creek 
Red Sinks (Basin) Franklin County, ID 3 mi. N 8567  Egan Basin 
North Sink (Basin) Cache County, UT 3.1 mi. SE 7445  Garden City 
Bridger Peak (Summit) Rich County, UT 3 mi. NE 9170  Garden City 

Links

Taxon Links for species Artemisia spiciformis  Osterh.

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=Artemisia+spiciformis

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