Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15173 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Oxytenia acerosa Nutt.
Common name   copperweed
J. Korstanje   58  
Coll. Date 26 September 2009 
United States
Emery County
Locality San Rafael Swell, Buckhorn Wash, ca. 2 miles NW of the confluence with Calf Canyon, on slopes on the N side of the Buckhorn Wash Rd across from the pictograph site.
     Elev.: 2385 ft. (727 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 39° 7'  24.31" N, 110° 41'  38.78" 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):

     Iva acerosa (Nutt.) R.C. Jackson

     Oxytenia acerosa Nutt.

Common Name(s): copperweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=36026, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 15173s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05463s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07854s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10903s3.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Calf Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 1.8 mi. SE   Bob Hill Knoll 
Pine Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 1.9 mi. SE   Devils Hole 
Little Holes (Lake) Emery County, UT 2.7 mi. N 5991  Bob Hill Knoll 
The Wedge Overlook (Locale) Emery County, UT 2.3 mi. W 6178  Bottleneck Peak 
Orsons Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. NE 6076  Bob Hill Knoll 
Good Water Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.5 mi. SW   Bottleneck Peak 
Little Grand Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.5 mi. SW   Sids Mountain 
Aldys Hole (Lake) Emery County, UT 2.6 mi. NW 5889  Bob Hill Knoll 
The Wedge (Plain) Emery County, UT 2.5 mi. W 5968  Bob Hill Knoll 
Road Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.2 mi. S   Bottleneck Peak 
Cane Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.9 mi. SW   The Blocks 
Cow Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.7 mi. E   Chimney Rock 
San Rafael Bridge Campground (Locale) Emery County, UT 3.5 mi. SE 5102  Bottleneck Peak 
Furniture Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.4 mi. N   Bob Hill Knoll 
Buckhorn Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.4 mi. SE   Buckhorn Reservoir 
Swazy Hole (Lake) Emery County, UT 3.3 mi. NW 5725  Bob Hill Knoll 
Bitter Seep (Spring) Emery County, UT 3.9 mi. N 5729  Bob Hill Knoll 
Bottleneck Peak (Summit) Emery County, UT 4.4 mi. S 6349  Bottleneck Peak 
Wedge Pond Number 4 (Lake) Emery County, UT 3.6 mi. W 6132  Sids Mountain 
Summit Pond (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 3.8 mi. NE 6204  Bob Hill Knoll 


Taxon Links for species Oxytenia acerosa  Nutt.

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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