Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 13548 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Encelia frutescens (A. Gray) A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. resinosa M.E. Jones ex S.F. Blake
Common name   sticky brittlebush
W. Fertig   23859  
   with P. Lesica
Coll. Date 19 May 2008 
United States
San Juan County
Locality Colorado Plateau, Valley of the Gods, ca 2 air miles E of UT Hwy 126 ca 2.5 miles SE of Moki Dugway, N of Valley of the Gods Loop Road, ca 5 air miles N of San Juan River and ca 8 miles N of Mexican Hat.
     Elev.: 4875 ft. (1486 m.)
Latitude Longitude 37° 15'  37.04" N, 109° 53'  18.28" W
Township Range T40S R18E S36 SW4  
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.


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

     Encelia frutescens var. resinosa M.E. Jones ex Blake

Common Name(s): button brittlebush, resin brittlebush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=527881, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Encelia
                                        Species: Encelia frutescens
                                            Variety: Encelia frutescens var. resinosa


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 13548s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02483s2.jpg 
specimen image: 02826s3.jpg 
specimen image: 03087s2.jpg 
specimen image: 03983s2.jpg 
specimen image: 05948s2.jpg 
specimen image: 06402s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08528s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08914s2.jpg 
specimen image: 09218s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10217s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10232s2.jpg 
specimen image: 11618d1.jpg 
specimen image: 11618s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15641s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
04245 Astragalus praelongus      "stinking milkvetch" same section
13503 Cryptantha recurvata      "curved-nut forget-me-not" same section
13550 Lygodesmia grandiflora  var. arizonica   "Arizona skeleton plant" same section
13509 Physaria fendleri      "Fendler's bladderpod" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bell Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 1.4 mi. S 5279  The Goosenecks 
Lady in the Bathtub (Pillar) San Juan County, UT 1.6 mi. N 5069  Cedar Mesa South 
Lees Ranch (Locale) San Juan County, UT 2.2 mi. W 5286  Cedar Mesa South 
Moki Dugway (Slope) San Juan County, UT 2.9 mi. W 5968  Cedar Mesa South 
Moki Dugway (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3 mi. W 6309  Cedar Mesa South 
Valley of the Gods (Basin) San Juan County, UT 3 mi. E 4656  Cigarette Spring Cave 
Raplees Stone House (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.7 mi. SW 4997  The Goosenecks 
Moki Dugway Overlook (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.3 mi. W 6418  Cedar Mesa South 
Battleship Rock (Summit) San Juan County, UT 3.6 mi. NE 5164  Cigarette Spring Cave 
Castle Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 4.2 mi. NE 5269  Cigarette Spring Cave 
Goosenecks of San Juan Campground (Locale) San Juan County, UT 4.4 mi. S 4859  The Goosenecks 
Seven Sailors (Pillar) San Juan County, UT 3.7 mi. E 4567  Mexican Hat 
Scotchman Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 3.9 mi. SE 4777  Mexican Hat 
Devils Window (Gap) San Juan County, UT 3.9 mi. SE 4439  Mexican Hat 
Franklin Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 3.8 mi. NE 4954  Cigarette Spring Cave 
West Fork Lime Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 4.1 mi. SE   Cedar Mesa South 
Flag Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 4.4 mi. SE 4469  Mexican Hat 
Goodridge Rocks (Ridge) San Juan County, UT 5.3 mi. S 4045  The Goosenecks 
Cedar Point (Cliff) San Juan County, UT 4.6 mi. SW 6083  The Goosenecks 
The Tabernacle (Summit) San Juan County, UT 5.4 mi. S 4380  The Goosenecks 


Taxon Links for species Encelia frutescens  (A. 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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:

Zooming out might reveal more collections in other states.

Note: Printing this page will show all information sequentially.   edit