Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 03676 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PoaceaePoaceaePoaceae  
Species Aristida purpurea Nutt.
Common name   purple threeawn
Collector(s)
D. Carter   s.n.  
   with D. Haymond
Coll. Date 30 April 1999 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Washington County
Locality Beaver Dam Mountains, Bulldog Pass, E of the Woodbury Desert Study Area Tortoise Preserve;
    
Habitat Notes Joshua tree-creosote community; sandy soils, by a dry wash. 
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° 1'  44" N, 113° 48'  7" W
Township Range T43S, R17W, Sec. 19  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)

Taxonomy


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

     Aristida purpurea Nutt.

Common Name(s): Purple 3-awn, purple threeawn, purple three-awn, red threeawn.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=41429, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Commelinidae
                            Order: Cyperales
                                Family: Poaceae
                                    Genus: Aristida
                                        Species: Aristida purpurea
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03676s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01007s1.jpg 
01007
specimen image: 01244s1.jpg 
01244
specimen image: 02681s1.jpg 
02681
specimen image: 02959s2.jpg 
02959
specimen image: 03567s1.jpg 
03567
specimen image: 03568s1.jpg 
03568
specimen image: 05103s3.jpg 
05103
specimen image: 10448s1.jpg 
10448
specimen image: 10856s1.jpg 
10856
specimen image: 13164s1.jpg 
13164

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09972 Cryptantha confertiflora      "basin yellow cat's eye" 1.5 mi. SE
09333 Erigeron utahensis  var. utahensis   "Utah fleabane" 1.5 mi. SE
03679 Eriogonum fasciculatum      "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" same section
03685 Galium stellatum      "starry bedstraw" same section
09335 Hymenopappus filifolius  var. cinereus   "common woollywhite" 1.6 mi. SE
09971 Hymenopappus filifolius  var. cinereus   "common woollywhite" 1.5 mi. SE
09974 Lepidium montanum  var. jonesii   "Jones' pepperwort" 1.5 mi. SE
09975 Lomatium scabrum  var. tripinnatum   "rough desert parsley" 1.5 mi. SE
09336 Machaeranthera canescens  var. canescens   "gray tansy aster" 1.6 mi. SE
03674 Penstemon palmeri      "Palmer's beardtongue" same section
09970 Phlox austromontana  var. austromontana   "southern phlox" 1.5 mi. SE
03651 Poa sandbergii      "Sandberg's bluegrass" same section
09969 Rhus aromatica  var. simplicifolia   "skunkbush sumac" 1.5 mi. SE
03694 Salazaria mexicana      "Mexican bladdersage" same section
09973 Thamnosma montana      "turpentinebroom" 1.5 mi. SE
15285 Thamnosma montana      "turpentinebroom" 1.9 mi. SE

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bulldog Pass (Gap) Washington County, UT 232 ft. W 4734  Jarvis Peak 
Cedar Pockets (Range) Washington County, UT 0.7 mi. N 4564  Jarvis Peak 
Paymaster Mine Shaft (Mine) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. N 5492  Jarvis Peak 
Black Warrior Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. N 6257  Jarvis Peak 
Apex Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. N 5243  Jarvis Peak 
Beaver Dam Mountains Wilderness (Reserve) Mohave County, AZ 2.8 mi. SE 4774  Mountain Sheep Spring 
Mine Valley Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. NE 4472  Jarvis Peak 
Mine Valley (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. NE   Jarvis Peak 
Westside Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 3.4 mi. N 5794  Jarvis Peak 
Jarvis Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.8 mi. N 6411  Jarvis Peak 
Tahoari (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. N 5502  Jarvis Peak 
Blakes Lambing Grounds (Area) Washington County, UT 3.6 mi. E 4098  White Hills 
Bulldog Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.6 mi. W   Jarvis Peak 
Bulldog Knolls (Range) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. W 3373  Jarvis Peak 
Cave Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.3 mi. NE 3819  White Hills 
Tabeau Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 4 mi. W 4341  Jarvis Peak 
Cedar Pockets Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 5 mi. S   Jarvis Peak 
Cedar Pockets Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 5 mi. S   Jarvis Peak 
Blakes Lambing Grounds (Area) Mohave County, AZ 4.3 mi. SE 3996  Purgatory Canyon 
Quail Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 4.9 mi. N 4232  Jarvis Peak 

Links

Taxon Links for species Aristida purpurea  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=Aristida+purpurea

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