Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15278 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Garrya flavescens S. Watson
Common name   ashy silktassel
Aprille Bennett   33  
Coll. Date 17 September 2004 
United States
Washington County
Locality Beaver Dam Mountains, Utah Hill Summit, along Old Highway 91;
     Elev.: 4775 ft. (1456 m.)
Habitat Notes manzanita community. 
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° 6'  0.83" N, 113° 49'  34.07" 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.


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

     Garrya flavescens S. Wats.

     Garrya flavescens ssp. pallida (Eastw.) Dahling
     Garrya flavescens var. pallida (Eastw.) Bacig. ex Ewan

Common Name(s): ashy silktassel, yellowleaf silktassel.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=27829, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Cornales
                                Family: Garryaceae
                                    Genus: Garrya
                                        Species: Garrya flavescens


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03141s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04177s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10913s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11596d1.jpg 
specimen image: 11596s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02961 Achnatherum hymenoides      "Indian ricegrass" same section
17915 Arctostaphylos pringlei      "Pringle manzanita" 2688 ft. W
14275 Arctostaphylos pringlei      "Pringle manzanita" 665 ft. N
17898 Arctostaphylos pungens      "pointleaf manzanita" 949 ft. N
02959 Aristida purpurea      "purple threeawn" same section
17916 Asteraceae      1 mi. SW
17918 Cercocarpus montanus      "alderleaf mountain mahogany" 1 mi. SW
14023 Gilia inconspicua      "shy gilia" same section
14022 Mimulus rubellus      "little redstem monkeyflower" same section
14811 Purshia glandulosa      "desert bitterbrush" same section
14812 Salazaria mexicana      "Mexican bladdersage" 1.5 mi. SE
02957 Salazaria mexicana      "Mexican bladdersage" same section
17917 Symphoricarpos       "snowberry" 1 mi. SW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Utah Hill Summit (Locale) Washington County, UT 948 ft. N 4744  Jarvis Peak 
Westside Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. S 5794  Jarvis Peak 
Tahoari (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. SE 5502  Jarvis Peak 
Jarvis Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. SE 6411  Jarvis Peak 
Black Warrior Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. S 6257  Jarvis Peak 
Apex Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. SE 5243  Jarvis Peak 
Paymaster Mine Shaft (Mine) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 5492  Jarvis Peak 
Reef Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. NE 4288  Jarvis Peak 
Summit Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. W 4600  Jarvis Peak 
Summit Spring Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. SW   Castle Cliff 
Quail Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 3.4 mi. E 4232  Jarvis Peak 
Mine Valley (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. SE   Jarvis Peak 
Mine Valley Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 3.8 mi. SE 4472  Jarvis Peak 
Laub Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 3.8 mi. NE 3757  Jarvis Peak 
Cedar Pockets (Range) Washington County, UT 4.5 mi. S 4564  Jarvis Peak 
Castle Cliff (Cliff) Washington County, UT 4 mi. SW 3862  Castle Cliff 
Castle Cliff (Cliff) Washington County, UT 4.5 mi. SW 4055  Castle Cliff 
Bulldog Pass (Gap) Washington County, UT 5.1 mi. S 4734  Jarvis Peak 
Grapevine Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.5 mi. NW 5735  West Mountain Peak 
West Mountain Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 4.9 mi. NW 7507  West Mountain Peak 


Taxon Links for species Garrya flavescens  S. Watson

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:

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