Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15866 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Ceanothus greggii A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. franklinii S.L. Welsh
Common name   desert ceanothus
S. Hegji   91  
Coll. Date 22 April 2011 
United States
San Juan County
Locality Muley Point, southern tip of Cedar Mesa;
     Elev.: 6357 ft. (1938 m.)
Habitat Notes with mixed juniper and shrubs. 
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° 14'  16.33" N, 109° 58'  49.51" 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):

     Ceanothus greggii var. franklinii Welsh

Common Name(s): desert ceanothus.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=531448, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rhamnales
                                Family: Rhamnaceae
                                    Genus: Ceanothus
                                        Species: Ceanothus greggii
                                            Variety: Ceanothus greggii var. franklinii


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 15866a1.jpg specimen image: 15866b1.jpg specimen image: 15866s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04215s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04939s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06197s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11576d1.jpg 
specimen image: 11576s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11323 Artemisia bigelovii      "Bigelow's sagebrush" 1.3 mi. SE
10866 Chamaesyce fendleri      "Fendler's sandmat" 1.3 mi. SE
10865 Chrysothamnus nauseosus  var. junceus   "rush rubber rabbitbrush" 1.3 mi. SE
10868 Eriogonum fusiforme      "Grand Valley desert trumpet" same section
10870 Eriogonum wetherillii      "Wetherill's wild buckwheat" same section
10864 Krascheninnikovia lanata  var. lanata   "winterfat" 1.3 mi. SE
15865 Lomatium parryi      "Parry's desert parsley" same section
10867 Oenothera albicaulis      "prairie evening primrose" same section
10862 Polygala acanthoclada  var. intricata   "Intermountain milkwort" 1.3 mi. SE
10871 Tiquilia latior      "matted crinklemat" same section
10863 Townsendia incana      "silvery Townsend-daisy" 1.3 mi. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Muley Point Overlook (Locale) San Juan County, UT 0.7 mi. W 6349  The Goosenecks 
Muley Point (Cliff) San Juan County, UT 0.8 mi. SW 6263  The Goosenecks 
Cedar Point (Cliff) San Juan County, UT 1.8 mi. SE 6083  The Goosenecks 
Ross Rapids (Rapids) San Juan County, UT 1.9 mi. W 3881  Goulding NE 
Honaker Trail (Trail) San Juan County, UT 3.5 mi. SE 5210  The Goosenecks 
Moki Dugway Overlook (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.4 mi. NE 6418  Cedar Mesa South 
Moki Dugway (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.3 mi. NE 6309  Cedar Mesa South 
Moki Dugway (Slope) San Juan County, UT 3.4 mi. NE 5968  Cedar Mesa South 
Lees Ranch (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.6 mi. NE 5286  Cedar Mesa South 
Raplees Stone House (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.5 mi. SE 4997  The Goosenecks 
Point Lookout (Cape) San Juan County, UT 4.9 mi. N 6152  Slickhorn Canyon East 
Goosenecks State Park (Park) San Juan County, UT 5.1 mi. SE 4990  The Goosenecks 
Goosenecks of San Juan Campground (Locale) San Juan County, UT 4.9 mi. SE 4859  The Goosenecks 
The Goosenecks (Bend) San Juan County, UT 5.5 mi. SE 4738  The Goosenecks 
Goosenecks of the San Juan River State Park (Park) San Juan County, UT 5.5 mi. SE 4738  The Goosenecks 
Second Narrows (Valley) San Juan County, UT 6.3 mi. SE   The Goosenecks 


Taxon Links for species Ceanothus greggii  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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