Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 15860 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
AsteraceaeAsteraceaeAsteraceae  
Species Artemisia arbuscula Nutt.
Common name   low sagebrush
Collector(s)
S. Hegji   85  
Coll. Date 16 April 2011 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Tooele County
Locality ridgeline, ca. 3 km due west of Black Crook Peak;
     Elev.: 6960 ft. (2122 m.)
Habitat Notes with mixed juniper and sagebrush. 
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° 58'  54.3" N, 112° 34'  38.82" 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.

Taxonomy


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

     Artemisia arbuscula Nutt.

Common Name(s): little sagebrush, low sagebrush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=35449, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 15860a1.jpg specimen image: 15860s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05606s5.jpg 
05606
specimen image: 06257s3.jpg 
06257
specimen image: 15856s1.jpg 
15856
specimen image: 15856c1.jpg 
15856
specimen image: 15856b1.jpg 
15856
specimen image: 15856a1.jpg 
15856

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15859 Cymopterus longipes      "long-stalked spring parsley" 1753 ft. E

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Mud Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 2924 ft. N 7080  Erickson Knoll 
Clinger Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 1.2 mi. SE 6884  Erickson Knoll 
Erickson Pass (Gap) Tooele County, UT 1.9 mi. SW 6283  Erickson Knoll 
Right Fork South Oak Brush Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1.9 mi. E   Erickson Knoll 
Left Fork South Oak Brush Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1.9 mi. E   Erickson Knoll 
Middle Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.1 mi. NW   Lookout Pass 
Black Crook Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2 mi. E 9161  Erickson Knoll 
Wright Ranch (Locale) Tooele County, UT 2.1 mi. W 6211  Erickson Knoll 
Black Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 3 mi. SW 5886  Erickson Knoll 
Black Crook Creek (Stream) Tooele County, UT 3.3 mi. S   Erickson Knoll 
Hilltop Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 2.7 mi. E 8816  Erickson Knoll 
Lower Pine Grove (Woods) Tooele County, UT 3 mi. SE 7740  Erickson Knoll 
Upper Pine Grove (Woods) Tooele County, UT 3 mi. SE 8140  Erickson Knoll 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.2 mi. NE   Erickson Knoll 
Talawag Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.5 mi. NE   Lookout Pass 
O P Rockwell Ranch (Locale) Tooele County, UT 3.3 mi. W 5935  Indian Springs 
Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.7 mi. SE   Erickson Knoll 
Black Ranch (Locale) Tooele County, UT 3.8 mi. SW 5965  Erickson Knoll 
South Fork East Government Creek (Stream) Tooele County, UT 3.9 mi. NE   Lookout Pass 
South Pine Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 4.2 mi. S   Erickson Knoll 

Links

Taxon Links for species Artemisia arbuscula  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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Artemisia+arbuscula

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