Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03677 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Quercus turbinella Greene
Common name   Sonoran scrub oak
D. Carter   s.n.  
Coll. Date 01 May 1999 
United States
Washington County
Locality I-15, Browse Exit, E side of the exit on the frontage road;
     Elev.: 4592 ft. (1400 m.)
Habitat Notes chapperal, shrub community 
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° 19'  30" N, 113° 16'  59" W
Township Range T40S, R13W, Sec. 11  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)


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

     Quercus turbinella Greene

     Quercus dumosa var. turbinella (Greene) Jepson

Common Name(s): scrub oak, shrub live oak, Sonoran scrub oak, turbinella oak.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=19440, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Hamamelidae
                            Order: Fagales
                                Family: Fagaceae
                                    Genus: Quercus
                                        Species: Quercus turbinella


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03677s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03176s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04216s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04257s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10528s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11557 Aliciella leptomeria      "sand gilia" same section
11539 Astragalus amphioxys  var. amphioxys   "crescent milkvetch" same section
11542 Baileya pleniradiata      "woolly desert-marigold" same section
10167 Boechera perennans     same section
11536 Calochortus flexuosus      "winding mariposa lily" same section
11551 Calyptridium monandrum     same section
04215 Ceanothus greggii  var. vestitus   "Mojave ceanothus" same section
11541 Chamaesyce albomarginata      "rattlesnake weed" same section
11548 Dichelostemma pulchellum      "bluedicks" same section
11533 Dracocephalum parviflorum      "American dragonhead" same section
11556 Elymus elymoides  subsp. californicus   "California squirreltail" same section
02965 Eremogone macradenia  var. macradenia   "desert sandwort" 1.1 mi. W
11555 Eriastrum eremicum      "desert woollystar" same section
11543 Erigeron divergens      "spreading fleabane" same section
11546 Eriogonum davidsonii      "Davidson's wild buckwheat" same section
11553 Eriophyllum wallacei      "Wallace's easter bonnets" same section
11538 Filago californica      "California cottonrose" same section
11545 Gilia brecciarum  subsp. brecciarum   "Nevada gilia" same section
02997 Heuchera parvifolia      "little-leaf alumroot" 1.1 mi. W
11537 Lupinus concinnus      "bajada lupine" same section
11540 Malacothrix clevelandii  var. stebbinsii   "Stebbins' desert-dandelion" same section
11554 Mimulus rubellus      "little redstem monkeyflower" same section
11547 Pectocarya setosa      "bristly combseed" same section
11549 Pediomelum mephiticum      "skunktop" same section
02999 Penstemon leonardii  var. higginsii   "Higgins' beardtongue" 1.1 mi. W
11534 Penstemon utahensis      "Utah beardtongue" same section
11558 Phacelia fremontii      "Fremont's scorpionweed" same section
02992 Physaria acutifolia  var. acutifolia   "sharpleaf twinpod" 1.1 mi. W
08008 Sapindus saponaria      "wingleaf soapberry" same section
11535 Silene antirrhina      "sleepy silene" same section
11550 Sphaeralcea rusbyi      "small-leaf globemallow" same section
11544 Verbena bracteata      "bigbract verbena" same section
11552 Verbena gooddingii     same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
South Ash Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 2931 ft. NE   Pintura 
Dry Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 0.6 mi. NE   Pintura 
Pintura (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. N 4078  Pintura 
Pintura Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. N 4088  Pintura 
Dry Sandy (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. S   Pintura 
Dry Sandy Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 2 mi. SW 4009  Pintura 
Leap Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. NE   New Harmony 
Beatty Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. W 4846  Pintura 
Anderson Ranch (Locale) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. S 3793  Pintura 
Peters Leap (Bend) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. N 4731  Pintura 
Anderson Junction (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. S 3832  Pintura 
Toquerville Springs (Spring) Washington County, UT 4 mi. S 3504  Pintura 
Coal Hollow (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.1 mi. N   New Harmony 
Deer Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. N 5850  Pintura 
Maple Hollow (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.2 mi. N   New Harmony 
Dry Lake (Lake) Washington County, UT 4.2 mi. N 5807  New Harmony 
Harmon Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. NW   Signal Peak 
Mill Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. NW   New Harmony 
Toquerville (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 4.9 mi. S 3399  Pintura 
Blue Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.2 mi. SW 4580  Pintura 


Taxon Links for species Quercus turbinella  Greene

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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