Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 13544 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
HeliotropiaceaeBoraginaceaeBoraginaceae  
Species Heliotropium curassavicum L.
Infraspecific    var. oculatum (A. Heller) I.M. Johnst.
Common name   seaside heliotrope
Collector(s)
W. Fertig   23112  
Coll. Date 05 May 2007 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Washington
Locality Mojave Desert, 4 miles NE of St. George and 1.2 miles N of Washington, W of Interstate 80 at new Washington exit.
     Elev.: 3160 ft. (963 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 37° 9'  7.56" N, 113° 29'  12.48" W
Township Range T42S R15W S12 NE4 NW4  
Datum NAD83 
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.

Taxonomy


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

     Heliotropium curassavicum var. oculatum (Heller) I.M. Johnston

     Heliotropium curassavicum ssp. oculatum (Heller) Thorne

Common Name(s): seaside heliotrope.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=528374, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Lamiales
                                Family: Boraginaceae
                                    Genus: Heliotropium
                                        Species: Heliotropium curassavicum
                                            Variety: Heliotropium curassavicum var. oculatum
                                                

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 13544s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02772s2.jpg 
02772
specimen image: 05589s2.jpg 
05589
specimen image: 11374d1.jpg 
11374
specimen image: 11374s1.jpg 
11374

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15460 Ambrosia dumosa      "common bur-sage" 664 ft. SW
14831 Encelia virginensis      "Virgin River brittlebush" same section
14830 Senecio flaccidus  var. monoensis   "Mono ragwort" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Grapevine Pass (Gap) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. NE 3196  Harrisburg Junction 
Bastion Ranch (Locale) Washington County, UT 1 mi. SW 2914  Harrisburg Junction 
KCLG-AM (Washington) (Tower) Washington County, UT 1 mi. SW 2992  Washington 
Washington Black Ridge (Ridge) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. E 3169  Harrisburg Junction 
KDXU-AM (Saint George) (Tower) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. SE 3146  Harrisburg Junction 
Washington School (School) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 2894  Washington 
Cottonwood Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. S   Harrisburg Junction 
Washington City Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. SW 2845  Washington 
Grapevine Pass Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. S   Harrisburg Junction 
Washington (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. SW 2795  Washington 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. SW 2799  Washington 
Washington Post Office (Post Office) Washington County, UT 2 mi. SW 2786  Washington 
Shinob Kibe (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. S 3166  Washington Dome 
Saint George and Washington Canal (Canal) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. SE 2648  Washington Dome 
Mill Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. S   Saddle Mountain 
Redlands RV Parks (Park) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. SW 2805  Washington 
Cottonwood Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. E 3084  Harrisburg Junction 
Green Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. W 2884  Washington 
Washington Hollow (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. NW   Washington 
Harrisburg Dome (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. SE 2920  Harrisburg Junction 

Links

Taxon Links for species Heliotropium curassavicum  L.

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:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Heliotropium+curassavicum

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