Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14849 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Encelia frutescens (A. Gray) A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. resinosa M.E. Jones ex S.F. Blake
Common name   sticky brittlebush
R. Van Buren   1553  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 19 May 2007 
United States
Coconino County
Locality US Highway 89, W of the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Visitor's Center;
     Elev.: 3861 ft. (1177 m.)
Habitat Notes in sand; 
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 36° 56'  12.9" N, 111° 29'  33.6" 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: L9S1. 


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

     Encelia frutescens var. resinosa M.E. Jones ex Blake

Common Name(s): button brittlebush, resin brittlebush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=527881, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Encelia
                                        Species: Encelia frutescens
                                            Variety: Encelia frutescens var. resinosa


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02483s2.jpg 
specimen image: 02826s3.jpg 
specimen image: 03087s2.jpg 
specimen image: 03983s2.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
13619 Asclepias latifolia      "broad-leaf milkweed" 1319 ft. SW
10485 Astragalus amphioxys  var. modestus   "modest crescent milkvetch" 2.1 mi. N
10518 Dalea flavescens  var. flavescens  2.1 mi. N
10515 Ipomopsis pumila      "dwarf gilia" 2.1 mi. N
10521 Layia glandulosa      "white-daisy tidytips" 2.1 mi. N
10516 Malacothrix glabrata      "smooth desert-dandelion" 2.1 mi. N
10517 Phacelia integrifolia      "gypsum scorpionweed" 2.1 mi. N
10519 Senecio douglasii  var. longilobus   "thread-leaf ragwort" 2.1 mi. N
10520 Stephanomeria exigua      "small wirelettuce" 2.1 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Beehive Rock (Pillar) Coconino County, AZ 1466 ft. E 4082  Page 
Glen Canyon Dam Visitor Center (Building) Coconino County, AZ 2483 ft. E 3419  Page 
Glen Canyon Dam (Dam) Coconino County, AZ 2439 ft. E 3629  Page 
Lake Powell (Reservoir) Coconino County, AZ 2529 ft. E 3163  Page 
Glen Canyon Substation (Locale) Coconino County, AZ 2782 ft. SE 3888  Page 
Arizona State Inspection Station (Locale) Coconino County, AZ 0.9 mi. N 4036  Page 
Page Maintenance Yard (Locale) Coconino County, AZ 1.3 mi. N 4042  Ferry Swale 
Wahweap Lodge and Marina (Locale) Coconino County, AZ 1.3 mi. N 3704  Page 
Sentinel Rock (Pillar) Coconino County, AZ 1.4 mi. N 3704  Page 
Page (Populated Place) Coconino County, AZ 2.2 mi. SE 4193  Page 
Emergency Medical Heliport (Airport) Coconino County, AZ 2.1 mi. SE 4295  Page 
Page Substation (Locale) Coconino County, AZ 2.4 mi. S 4147  Page 
Page Elementary School (School) Coconino County, AZ 2.5 mi. SE 4364  Page 
Page High School (School) Coconino County, AZ 2.5 mi. SE 4360  Page 
John C Page Park (Park) Coconino County, AZ 2.6 mi. SE 4357  Page 
Page Municipal Airport (Airport) Coconino County, AZ 2.5 mi. E 4262  Page 
KPGE-AM (Page) (Tower) Coconino County, AZ 2.8 mi. SE 4275  Page 
KXAZ-FM (Page) (Tower) Coconino County, AZ 2.8 mi. SE 4275  Page 
Manson Mesa (Summit) Coconino County, AZ 2.7 mi. SE 4370  Page 
Jack Doland Field (Park) Coconino County, AZ 2.9 mi. SE 4383  Page 


Taxon Links for species Encelia frutescens  (A. Gray) 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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