Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15217 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Allenrolfea occidentalis (S. Watson) Kuntze
Common name   iodinebush
Jason Wilson   11  
Coll. Date 15 September 2008 
United States
Utah County
Locality Goshen Valley, E side of Utah Highway 68, ca. 1 mile N of Elberta;
     Elev.: 4660 ft. (1421 m.)
Habitat Notes halophyte 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 39° 57'  58.23" N, 111° 57'  15.12" 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):

     Allenrolfea occidentalis (S. Wats.) Kuntze

     Halostachys occidentalis S. Wats.

Common Name(s): iodinebush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=20677, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Caryophyllales
                                Family: Chenopodiaceae
                                    Genus: Allenrolfea
                                        Species: Allenrolfea occidentalis


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02096s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02200s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07274s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07837s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09542s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02200 Allenrolfea occidentalis      "iodinebush" 25 ft. S
02096 Allenrolfea occidentalis      "iodinebush" 25 ft. S
02097 Atriplex confertifolia      "shadscale saltbush" 25 ft. S
02205 Atriplex gardneri  var. utahensis   "Utah saltbush" 25 ft. S
02098 Atriplex gardneri  var. utahensis   "Utah saltbush" 25 ft. S
02198 Elaeagnus angustifolia      "Russian olive" 1 mi. W
02197 Populus alba      "white poplar" 1 mi. W
02206 Purshia mexicana  var. stansburyana   "Stansbury's cliffrose" 1 mi. W
02202 Sarcobatus vermiculatus      "greasewood" 25 ft. S
02204 Tamarix chinensis      "five-stamen tamarisk" 1 mi. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Goshen School (School) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. S 4646  Goshen 
Mount Nebo (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. S 4695  Goshen 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. S 4695  Goshen 
Goshen Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. SE 4587  Goshen 
Currant Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. NE   Mona 
Kimball Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. SE   Tintic Mountain 
City Ditch (Canal) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. SE 4574  Goshen 
Lant (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. E 4551  Goshen 
Pinyon Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. N   Eureka 
Hillside (historical) (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. W 5056  Eureka 
Big Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. W   Eureka 
Goshen (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 3 mi. E 4547  Goshen 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 3 mi. E 4554  Goshen 
Goshen Post Office (Post Office) Utah County, UT 3.1 mi. E 4551  Goshen 
Pinyon Creek Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.3 mi. NW   Eureka 
Goshen Cemetery (Cemetery) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. SE 4626  Goshen 
East Standard (Mine) Utah County, UT 3.9 mi. W 5535  Eureka 
First Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 5 mi. S   Goshen 
Keg Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 4.1 mi. SW 5332  Eureka 
Wing Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 4.4 mi. SW 5151  Eureka 


Taxon Links for species Allenrolfea occidentalis  (S. Watson) Kuntze

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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