Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14810 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Robinia neomexicana A. Gray
Common name   New Mexico locust
R. Van Buren   1512  
   with J. Cooper, K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 05 May 2007 
United States
Washington County
Locality southern edge of Santa Clara Bench, N side of Utah Highway 8, Santa Clara River Bridge vicinity, ca. 1.5 miles E of Shivwits;
     Elev.: 3126 ft. (953 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° 10'  51.79" N, 113° 44'  32.79" 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: L2S1. 


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

     Robinia neomexicana Gray

Common Name(s): New Mexico locust.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=26196, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Robinia
                                        Species: Robinia neomexicana


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04612s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14809 Baccharis salicifolia      "sticky seep-willow" 1.4 mi. W
05283 Cucurbita foetidissima      "Missouri gourd" 1123 ft. S
15904 Datura stramonium      "jimsonweed" 1123 ft. S
05269 Datura stramonium      "jimsonweed" 1123 ft. S
14274 Penstemon ambiguus      "shrubby sand beardtongue" 1.1 mi. W
15948 Prosopis glandulosa      "honey mesquite" 1123 ft. S
05267 Prosopis glandulosa      "honey mesquite" 1123 ft. S
08306 Sophora stenophylla      "fringe-leaf necklacepod" same section
11315 Vitis arizonica      "canyon grape" 1123 ft. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Shivwits (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. W 3202  Shivwits 
Santa Clara Bench (Bench) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. NE 3281  Santa Clara 
Shem (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. NW 3297  Shivwits 
Ivins Bench Dam (Dam) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. E 3087  Santa Clara 
Ivins Bench Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. E 3087  Santa Clara 
Ivins Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. E 3094  Santa Clara 
Paiute Indian Reservation (Reserve) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. SW 3566  Shivwits 
Camp Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2 mi. W 3452  Shivwits 
Pahcoon Spring Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. NW   Gunlock 
Upper Santa Clara Bench Canal (Canal) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. E 3212  Santa Clara 
Dry Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. SE   Santa Clara 
Wittwer Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. SE   Shivwits 
Lower Santa Clara Bench Canal (Canal) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. SE 3035  Santa Clara 
Hellhole (Basin) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. NE 3429  Santa Clara 
Land Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. SE 3268  Santa Clara 
Laub Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 4.2 mi. S 3757  Jarvis Peak 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. E 3081  Santa Clara 
Ivins (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 3.6 mi. E 3081  Santa Clara 
Red Mountains (Range) Washington County, UT 4.1 mi. NE 4705  Santa Clara 
Manganese Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.7 mi. N   Gunlock 


Taxon Links for species Robinia neomexicana  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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