Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14812 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Salazaria mexicana Torr.
Common name   Mexican bladdersage
R. Van Buren   1514  
   with J. Cooper, K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 05 May 2007 
United States
Washington County
Locality western slope of Beaver Dam Mountains, Castle Cliff Wash, N side of Old Highway 91, ca. 2.5 miles NE of Castle Cliff;
     Elev.: 4347 ft. (1325 m.)
Habitat Notes in gravelly soil; with pinyon-juniper; 
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° 5'  21.05" N, 113° 50'  59.44" 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):

     Salazaria mexicana Torr.

Common Name(s): bladdersage, Mexican bladdersage.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=32679, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Lamiales
                                Family: Lamiaceae
                                    Genus: Salazaria
                                        Species: Salazaria mexicana


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02957s2.jpg 
specimen image: 03694s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04182s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08386s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09345s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10230s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15451s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02961 Achnatherum hymenoides      "Indian ricegrass" 1.4 mi. N
17915 Arctostaphylos pringlei      "Pringle manzanita" 1.9 mi. W
14275 Arctostaphylos pringlei      "Pringle manzanita" 1.5 mi. NW
17898 Arctostaphylos pungens      "pointleaf manzanita" 1.5 mi. NW
02959 Aristida purpurea      "purple threeawn" 1.4 mi. N
17920 Ericameria linearifolia      "narrow-leaf goldenbush" same section
15278 Garrya flavescens      "ashy silktassel" 1.5 mi. NW
14811 Purshia glandulosa      "desert bitterbrush" 2.1 mi. NW
02957 Salazaria mexicana      "Mexican bladdersage" 1.4 mi. N
17919 Senecio flaccidus  var. monoensis   "Mono ragwort" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Summit Spring Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. SW   Castle Cliff 
Summit Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. W 4600  Jarvis Peak 
Utah Hill Summit (Locale) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. NE 4744  Jarvis Peak 
Westside Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. SE 5794  Jarvis Peak 
Black Warrior Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. SE 6257  Jarvis Peak 
Castle Cliff (Cliff) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 3862  Castle Cliff 
Tahoari (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. E 5502  Jarvis Peak 
Castle Cliff (Cliff) Washington County, UT 3 mi. SW 4055  Castle Cliff 
Paymaster Mine Shaft (Mine) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. SE 5492  Jarvis Peak 
Apex Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. SE 5243  Jarvis Peak 
Jarvis Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 3 mi. E 6411  Jarvis Peak 
Welcome Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. W 4544  Castle Cliff 
Grapevine Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4 mi. NW 5735  West Mountain Peak 
Bulldog Knolls (Range) Washington County, UT 4.5 mi. S 3373  Jarvis Peak 
Bulldog Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.6 mi. S   Jarvis Peak 
Reef Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 4.1 mi. NE 4288  Jarvis Peak 
Cedar Pockets (Range) Washington County, UT 4.5 mi. SE 4564  Jarvis Peak 
West Mountain Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 4.9 mi. N 7507  West Mountain Peak 
Beaver Dam Mountains (Range) Washington County, UT 4.9 mi. N 6998  West Mountain Peak 
Joshua Tree Natural Area (Reserve) Washington County, UT 4.8 mi. SW 3140  Castle Cliff 


Taxon Links for species Salazaria mexicana  Torr.

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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