Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14998 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Brickellia californica (Torr. & Gray) A. Gray
Common name   California brickellbush
Jake Pickering   51  
Coll. Date 26 September 2008 
United States
Utah County
Locality Wasatch Range, Rock Canyon, along trail 100 feet past gate;
     Elev.: 5560 ft. (1695 m.)
Habitat Notes on S facing slopes of hill and along dry creek bed. 
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 40° 15'  53.99" N, 111° 36'  57.52" 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):

     Brickellia californica (Torr. & Gray) Gray

Common Name(s): California brickellbush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=36866, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15011 Abies concolor      "white fir" same section
02507 Acer grandidentatum      "bigtooth maple" 1.2 mi. N
02926 Achillea millefolium  subsp. lanulosa   "western yarrow" 1.5 mi. NW
01674 Agoseris glauca  var. laciniata   "Arizona mountain dandelion" 1.8 mi. S
06852 Allium brandegeei      "Brandegee's wild onion" 1.5 mi. NW
15262 Alnus incana      "gray alder" same section
15123 Artemisia ludoviciana  var. ludoviciana   "Louisiana wormwood" same section
15367 Artemisia tridentata      "big sagebrush" 1919 ft. E
05838 Asclepias asperula      "spider milkweed" 639 ft. N
08505 Asclepias asperula      "spider milkweed" 2.2 mi. S
00381 Astragalus drummondii      "Drummond's milkvetch" 1.5 mi. NW
14925 Balsamorhiza       "balsamroot" same section
00481 Balsamorhiza hookeri  var. hispidula   "Hooker's balsamroot" 1.5 mi. NW
15407 Berberis repens      "Oregongrape" 1434 ft. E
15009 Berberis repens      "Oregongrape" same section
15125 Betula occidentalis      "water birch" same section
14926 Boraginaceae      same section
15319 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" same section
14619 Celtis reticulata     same section
15409 Celtis reticulata     1434 ft. E
09216 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" 819 ft. W
02142 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" 1 mi. W
01677 Chaenactis douglasii      "Douglas' dusty-maiden" 1.8 mi. S
00498 Chaetopappa ericoides      "rose-heath" 1.5 mi. NW
15366 Chrysothamnus nauseosus      "rubber rabbitbrush" 1919 ft. E
06854 Claytonia lanceolata      "spear-leaf springbeauty" 1.5 mi. NW
14627 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 1499 ft. E
15412 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 1434 ft. E
00428 Comandra umbellata  var. pallida  1.5 mi. NW
01667 Crepis acuminata      "tapertip hawksbeard" 1.8 mi. S
15316 Cynoglossum officinale      "gypsyflower" same section
01668 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" 1.8 mi. S
00165 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" 1 mi. W
00270 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" same section
06853 Dicentra uniflora      "longhorn steer's-head" 1.5 mi. NW
02506 Eremogone ferrisiae      "Ferris' sandwort" 1.2 mi. N
15107 Eremogone macradenia      "desert sandwort" same section
15410 Eremogone macradenia      "desert sandwort" 1434 ft. E
06855 Erythronium grandiflorum      "yellow glacier-lily" 1.5 mi. NW
15368 Gutierrezia sarothrae      "common snakeweed" 1919 ft. E
01676 Hackelia floribunda      "many-flowered stickseed" 1.8 mi. S
01547 Hackelia patens  var. patens   "spotted stickseed" 1.5 mi. NW
00399 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "Utah sweetvetch" 1.5 mi. NW
02023 Holodiscus dumosus      "mountainspray" 2469 ft. W
01673 Hydrophyllum capitatum  var. capitatum   "purple cat's breeches" 1.8 mi. S
01548 Iberis umbellata      "globe candytuft" 1.5 mi. NW
00346 Ipomopsis aggregata  var. aggregata   "scarlet gilia" same section
00464 Ipomopsis aggregata  var. aggregata   "scarlet gilia" 1.5 mi. NW
14624 Jamesia americana      "cliff bush" 1499 ft. E
02144 Juniperus scopulorum      "Rocky Mountain juniper" 1 mi. W
15408 Juniperus scopulorum      "Rocky Mountain juniper" 1434 ft. E
14924 Linaria       "toadflax" same section
15318 Linaria dalmatica      "Dalmatian toadflax" same section
01671 Lithophragma parviflorum      "small-flowered woodland-star" 1.8 mi. S
01672 Lithospermum ruderale      "western stoneseed" 1.8 mi. S
00418 Lomatium triternatum  subsp. platycarpum   "Great Basin desert parsley" same section
15317 Malva neglecta      "common mallow" same section
13627 Melilotus albus     same section
00402 Oenothera cespitosa      "tufted evening primrose" 1.5 mi. NW
06851 Orogenia linearifolia      "Great Basin Indian potato" 1.5 mi. NW
02145 Pachystima myrsinites     1 mi. W
14618 Parthenocissus quinquefolia      "Virginia creeper" same section
01871 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" 1.6 mi. W
00334 Penstemon eatonii  var. eatonii  2203 ft. E
00166 Penstemon eatonii  var. eatonii  1 mi. W
01860 Penstemon sepalulus      "littlecup beardtongue" 1.6 mi. W
14631 Perityle stansburyi      "Stansbury's rockdaisy" 1499 ft. E
14628 Petrophytum caespitosum      "rockmat" 1499 ft. E
01669 Phacelia linearis      "thread-leaf scorpionweed" 1.8 mi. S
00340 Phlox longifolia      "long-leaf phlox" 1 mi. W
08483 Phlox longifolia      "long-leaf phlox" 1.2 mi. NW
14626 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 1499 ft. E
14625 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 1499 ft. E
02508 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 1.2 mi. N
15411 Populus angustifolia      "narrow-leaf cottonwood" 1434 ft. E
02143 Populus tremuloides      "quaking aspen" 1 mi. W
09219 Populus trichocarpa      "western balsam poplar" 819 ft. W
14630 Populus x intercurrens  hybrid [angustifolia x fremontii ssp. fremontii]  1499 ft. E
15012 Prunus       "plum" same section
15013 Prunus persica      "peach" same section
01549 Prunus virginiana      "chokecherry" 1.5 mi. NW
00371 Purshia tridentata      "antelope bitterbrush" 1.5 mi. NW
15010 Quercus gambelii      "Gambel oak" same section
15008 Rhus glabra      "smooth sumac" same section
15014 Rhus trilobata      "skunkbush sumac" same section
00421 Ribes viscosissimum  var. viscosissimum  1.5 mi. NW
15015 Rosa       "rose" same section
00373 Rosa canina      "dog rose" 1.5 mi. NW
15365 Rosa canina      "dog rose" 1919 ft. E
14629 Rosa nutkana      "Nootka rose" 1499 ft. E
15381 Sambucus caerulea     1.3 mi. NW
15382 Sambucus caerulea     1.1 mi. NW
01679 Senecio integerrimus  var. exaltatus   "Columbia ragwort" 1.8 mi. S
15413 Solanum dulcamara      "climbing nightshade" 1434 ft. E
14791 Sphaeromeria diversifolia      "separate-leaf chickensage" 1499 ft. E
01670 Stellaria jamesiana     1.8 mi. S
06850 Stellaria jamesiana     1.5 mi. NW
01870 Symphoricarpos oreophilus  var. oreophilus   "mountain snowberry" 1.6 mi. W
02927 Symphyotrichum ascendens      "western aster" 1.5 mi. NW
01678 Valeriana occidentalis      "western valerian" 1.8 mi. S
01675 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" 1.8 mi. S
06849 Viola purpurea  var. venosa  1.5 mi. NW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Squaw Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 2518 ft. N 7678  Bridal Veil Falls 
Y Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. SE 8452  Bridal Veil Falls 
Hellspot Tower (Tower) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. W 5125  Orem 
First Right Fork Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. E   Springville 
First Left Fork Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. E   Bridal Veil Falls 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. W 5148  Orem 
Second Left Fork Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. E   Bridal Veil Falls 
Provo Temple (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. W 4912  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. W 4889  Orem 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. W   Bridal Veil Falls 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. NW 4981  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. W 4780  Orem 
Maple Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. S 7746  Springville 
Slide Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. SW   Springville 
Second Right Fork Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. E   Springville 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. W 4813  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. SW 4734  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. W 4748  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. NW 5154  Orem 
Timranogos Canal (Canal) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. W 4813  Orem 


Taxon Links for species Brickellia californica  (Torr. & 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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