Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14870 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Artemisia bigelovii A. Gray
Common name   Bigelow's sagebrush
R. Van Buren   1618  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 02 August 2005 
United States
Wayne County
Locality along Utah Highway 24, E of the junction with Utah Highway 12, vicinity of Capitol Reef N.M.;
     Elev.: 6958 ft. (2121 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 38° 19'  31.99" N, 111° 21'  54.24" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)
Voucher Voucher for "Woody Plants of Utah" by R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper, J. Cooper 
Specimen Notes Journal Code: s.n. 


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

     Artemisia bigelovii Gray

Common Name(s): Bigelow sage, Bigelow sagebrush, Bigelow's sagebrush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=35452, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03225s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07578s4.jpg 
specimen image: 09205s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10122s2.jpg 
specimen image: 11323s7.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
06015 Achnatherum speciosum      "desert needlegrass" 917 ft. N
06018 Astragalus harrisonii      "Harrison's milkvetch" 917 ft. N
00386 Astragalus praelongus  var. ellisiae   "Ellis' stinking milkvetch" same section
06021 Bouteloua eriopoda      "black grama" 917 ft. N
03094 Chaetopappa ericoides      "rose-heath" 2842 ft. N
06017 Cheilanthes feei      "slender lip fern" 917 ft. N
06022 Cymopterus beckii      "feather-leaf spring parsley" 917 ft. N
06023 Erigeron tracyi      "grey spreading fleabane" 917 ft. N
15263 Eriogonum corymbosum      "crisp-leaf wild buckwheat" 1.1 mi. S
06019 Eriogonum hookeri      "Hooker's wild buckwheat" 917 ft. N
06026 Erioneuron pilosum      "hairy woolly grass" 917 ft. N
06020 Ipomopsis roseata      "rosy gilia" 917 ft. N
03033 Oenothera cespitosa  var. navajoensis   "Navajo tufted evening primrose" 2842 ft. N
06024 Phemeranthus brevifolius      "pygmy fameflower" 917 ft. N
06025 Prenanthella exigua      "thorny skeleton plant" 917 ft. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cooks Mesa (Summit) Wayne County, UT 2343 ft. N 6851  Twin Rocks 
Sand Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 0.6 mi. S   Flat Top 
Rim Rock Resort Ranch (Locale) Wayne County, UT 1.2 mi. SW 6519  Torrey 
Twin Rocks (Summit) Wayne County, UT 1.4 mi. E 6286  Twin Rocks 
Calf Canyon (Valley) Wayne County, UT 1.8 mi. SE   Torrey 
South Fork Spring Canyon (Valley) Wayne County, UT 2.6 mi. N   Torrey 
Meeks Mesa (Summit) Wayne County, UT 2.4 mi. NE 7244  Twin Rocks 
Torrey Cemetery (Cemetery) Wayne County, UT 2.8 mi. SW 6831  Torrey 
The Motorman (Pillar) Wayne County, UT 2.9 mi. E 6165  Twin Rocks 
Torrey Airport (Airport) Wayne County, UT 2.9 mi. W 6936  Torrey 
Beas Lewis Flats (Flat) Wayne County, UT 3.3 mi. SE 6569  Twin Rocks 
Fish Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 3.9 mi. S   Blind Lake 
Poverty Flat (Flat) Wayne County, UT 3.3 mi. SW 6841  Torrey 
Torrey (Populated Place) Wayne County, UT 3.5 mi. SW 6838  Torrey 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Wayne County, UT 3.4 mi. SW 6841  Torrey 
Red Cliff Oasis (Park) Wayne County, UT 3.5 mi. SW 6831  Torrey 
Holt Draw (Valley) Wayne County, UT 3.4 mi. W   Torrey 
Donkey Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 4.2 mi. SW   Blind Lake 
Chimney Rock (Summit) Wayne County, UT 3.6 mi. E 6273  Twin Rocks 
Carcass Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 4.7 mi. SE   Blind Lake 


Taxon Links for species Artemisia bigelovii  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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