Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14780 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Chrysothamnus greenei (A. Gray) Greene
Common name   Greene's rabbitbrush
R. Van Buren   1480  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 22 September 2006 
United States
Kane County
Locality The Rimrocks, S side of Cottonwood Canyon Road, ca. 2 miles N of U.S. Highway 89.
     Elev.: 4796 ft. (1462 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'  26.97" N, 111° 51'  36.78" 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: L4S1. 


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

     Chrysothamnus greenei (Gray) Greene

     Chrysothamnus greenei ssp. filifolius (Rydb.) Hall & Clements
     Chrysothamnus greenei var. filifolius (Rydb.) Blake
     Ericameria filifolia (Rydb.) L.C. Anders.

Common Name(s): Greene rabbitbrush, Greene's rabbitbrush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=37052, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 10887s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14848 Eriogonum leptocladon      "sand wild buckwheat" 1 mi. SW
14846 Fabaceae      1 mi. SW
08501 Oxytropis lambertii  var. bigelovii   "purple locoweed" 2307 ft. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
The Rimrocks (Cliff) Kane County, UT 1.2 mi. SW 4708  Bridger Point 
East Cove (Basin) Kane County, UT 2.3 mi. SW 4574  West Clark Bench 
Sand Gulch (Valley) Kane County, UT 3 mi. W   Fivemile Valley 
Long Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.2 mi. SW   West Clark Bench 
Whitehouse Trailhead (Locale) Kane County, UT 3.6 mi. SW 4318  West Clark Bench 
Paria Ranger Station (Locale) Kane County, UT 3.6 mi. SW 4298  West Clark Bench 
Adairville (Locale) Kane County, UT 3.1 mi. W 4403  West Clark Bench 
White House (Locale) Kane County, UT 3.8 mi. SW 4351  West Clark Bench 
Rock House Cove (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.7 mi. NW   Fivemile Valley 
White House Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 3.9 mi. SW 4380  West Clark Bench 
Johnson Store Butte (Summit) Kane County, UT 3.5 mi. W 4446  West Clark Bench 
Calf Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 4.7 mi. S 4597  West Clark Bench 
Picturesque Windows (Arch) Kane County, UT 4.9 mi. S 4557  Bridger Point 
West Cove (Basin) Kane County, UT 4.2 mi. W 4570  West Clark Bench 
Big White Rock Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 4.5 mi. E   Lower Coyote Spring 
Brigham Plains (Flat) Kane County, UT 5.7 mi. N 5611  Fivemile Valley 
Blue Cove (Valley) Kane County, UT 5.4 mi. NE   Lower Coyote Spring 
West Clark Bench (Bench) Kane County, UT 6.6 mi. SW 5089  West Clark Bench 


Taxon Links for species Chrysothamnus greenei  (A. Gray) Greene

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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