Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15887 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Amsinckia intermedia Fisch. & C.A. Mey.
S. Hegji   112  
Coll. Date 31 May 2011 
United States
Tooele County
Locality Stansbury Island, NW tip;
     Elev.: 4425 ft. (1349 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky hilltop; with Echinocereus, Gutierrezia, grass. 
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 40° 54'  40.75" N, 112° 31'  11.96" 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):

     Amsinckia menziesii var. intermedia (Fisch & C.A. Mey.) Ganders

     Amsinckia arizonica Suksdorf
     Amsinckia demissa Suksdorf
     Amsinckia echinata Gray
     Amsinckia intactilis J.F. Macbr.
     Amsinckia intermedia Fisch. & C.A. Mey.
     Amsinckia intermedia Fisch. & C.A. Mey.
     Amsinckia intermedia Fisch. & C.A. Mey.
     Amsinckia intermedia var. echinata (Gray) Wiggins
     Amsinckia microphylla Suksdorf
     Amsinckia nana Suksdorf
     Amsinckia rigida Suksdorf

Common Name(s): Amsinckia menziesii var. inter, coast buckthorn, coast fiddleneck, common fiddleneck, fiddleneck, intermediate fiddleneck.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=531246, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Lamiales
                                Family: Boraginaceae
                                    Genus: Amsinckia
                                        Species: Amsinckia menziesii
                                            Variety: Amsinckia menziesii var. intermedia


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 15887a1.jpg specimen image: 15887b1.jpg specimen image: 15887s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 06226s2.jpg 
specimen image: 06244s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08912s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10185s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14078 Bassia hyssopifolia      "fivehorn smotherweed" 2597 ft. N
14079 Gutierrezia sarothrae      "common snakeweed" 1.5 mi. N
14077 Phragmites australis      "common reed" 2058 ft. NE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Boulder Point (Cape) Tooele County, UT 1.6 mi. N 4203  Badger Island 
Sandy Beach Bay (Bay) Tooele County, UT 1.5 mi. NE 4196  Badger Island 
Stansbury Bight (Bay) Tooele County, UT 1.8 mi. SE 4200  Plug Peak NW 
Crystal Bay (Bay) Tooele County, UT 1.9 mi. NW 4196  Badger Island 
Adams Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2.5 mi. S 5932  Badger Island 
Pass Canyon Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 2.5 mi. SE 4203  Plug Peak NW 
Pass Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.7 mi. SE   Badger Island 
Four Pools Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 3 mi. SE 4203  Plug Peak NW 
Morgan Point (Cliff) Tooele County, UT 3.1 mi. SE 4351  Plug Peak NW 
The Dome (Summit) Tooele County, UT 3.6 mi. S 6464  Corral Canyon 
Corral Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.9 mi. S   Corral Canyon 
Badger Island (Island) Tooele County, UT 3.4 mi. NW 4210  Badger Island 
Ben Allen Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.8 mi. SE   Plug Peak 
Castle Rock (Summit) Tooele County, UT 4.7 mi. S 6398  Plug Peak 
Stansbury Island (Island) Tooele County, UT 5.1 mi. S 5650  Corral Canyon 
Cane Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 5 mi. SE   Plug Peak 
Plug Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 5.7 mi. SE 4285  Plug Peak 
Cane Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 5.8 mi. SE 4200  Plug Peak 


Taxon Links for species Amsinckia intermedia  Fisch. & C.A. Mey.

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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