Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 14831 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
AsteraceaeAsteraceaeAsteraceae  
Species Encelia virginensis A. Nelson
Common name   Virgin River brittlebush
Collector(s)
R. Van Buren   1533  
   with J.G. Cooper, K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 07 May 2007 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Washington County
Locality along I-15, ca. 1 mile N of Washington; 
 
Elev.: 3172 ft. (967 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° 9'  31.96" N, 113° 28'  24.35" 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: L3S2. 

Taxonomy


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

     Encelia virginensis A. Nels.

Common Name(s): Virgin River brittlebush, Virgin River encelia.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=502295, click for more information and references)

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

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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15460 Ambrosia dumosa      "common bur-sage" same section
13544 Heliotropium curassavicum  var. oculatum   "seaside heliotrope" same section
14830 Senecio flaccidus  var. monoensis   "Mono ragwort" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Grapevine Pass (Gap) Washington County, UT 155 ft. NW 3196  Harrisburg Junction 
Washington Black Ridge (Ridge) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. SE 3169  Harrisburg Junction 
KDXU-AM (Saint George) (Tower) Washington County, UT 1 mi. SE 3146  Harrisburg Junction 
Cottonwood Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. E 3084  Harrisburg Junction 
Bastion Ranch (Locale) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. SW 2914  Harrisburg Junction 
KCLG-AM (Washington) (Tower) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. SW 2992  Washington 
Cottonwood Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. S   Harrisburg Junction 
Washington School (School) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. SW 2894  Washington 
Grapevine Pass Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. S   Harrisburg Junction 
Harrisburg Dome (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. SE 2920  Harrisburg Junction 
Saint George and Washington Canal (Canal) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. S 2648  Washington Dome 
Washington City Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 2845  Washington 
Harrisburg Junction (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. E 3127  Harrisburg Junction 
Shinob Kibe (Summit) Washington County, UT 3 mi. S 3166  Washington Dome 
Washington (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. SW 2795  Washington 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. SW 2799  Washington 
Washington Post Office (Post Office) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. SW 2786  Washington 
Heath Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. NE   Signal Peak 
Mill Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. SW   Saddle Mountain 
Washington Dome (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. S 3242  Washington Dome 

Links

Taxon Links for species Encelia virginensis  A. Nelson

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=Encelia+virginensis

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