Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 15477 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
Brassicaceae  
Species Streptanthus cordatus Nutt.
Common name   heart-leaf twistflower
Collector(s)
W. Fertig   23847  
Coll. Date 16 May 2008 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Kane County
Locality Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Big Flat, ca. 4 air miles ESE of Escalante and 1.5 miles N of Utah Highway 12, ca. 1.5 miles S of the Escalante River.
     Elev.: 5990 ft. (1826 m.)
Habitat Notes vegetative cover 35-50%, Juniperus osteosperma-Pinus edulis community with sparse understory of Bouteloua gracilis. 
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° 44'  54.38" N, 111° 31'  4.66" W
Township Range T35S R3E S24 SW4 of NE4  
Datum NAD83 
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):

     Streptanthus cordatus Nutt.

Common Name(s): heartleaf twistflower.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=23348, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Capparales
                                Family: Brassicaceae
                                    Genus: Streptanthus
                                        Species: Streptanthus cordatus
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
06104 Chaenactis stevioides      "desert pincushion" 1.9 mi. S
06100 Delphinium scaposum      "leafless larkspur" 1.9 mi. S
06098 Eriastrum sparsiflorum      "Great Basin woollystar" 1.9 mi. S
17995 Eriogonum microthecum      "slender wild buckwheat" 1.6 mi. SE
13599 Hymenoxys cooperi      "Cooper's rubberweed" same section
06099 Layia glandulosa      "white-daisy tidytips" 1.9 mi. S
06103 Lupinus brevicaulis      "shortstem lupine" 1.9 mi. S
06101 Oenothera albicaulis      "prairie evening primrose" 1.9 mi. S
06102 Psilostrophe sparsiflora      "greenstem paperflower" 1.9 mi. S

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Big Flat (Flat) Garfield County, UT 1 mi. N 6224  Escalante 
Garfield County (Civil) Garfield County, UT 0.9 mi. E 6004  Escalante 
Mamie Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. N   Escalante 
Death Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. N   Roger Peak 
Hole-in-the-Rock Road (Trail) Kane County, UT 2.6 mi. W 5830  Escalante 
Escalante Municipal Airport (Airport) Garfield County, UT 3.3 mi. W 5712  Dave Canyon 
Antone Flat (Flat) Garfield County, UT 4.2 mi. N 6414  Escalante 
Pine Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. NW   Jacobs Reservoir 
Sand Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. NE   Jacobs Reservoir 
Escalante Cemetery (Cemetery) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. W 5811  Escalante 
Phipps-Death Hollow Outstanding Natural Area (Area) Garfield County, UT 4.7 mi. N 6532  Escalante 
Alvey Wash (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4.9 mi. S   Death Ridge 
Sand Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4.5 mi. NE   Calf Creek 
Little Spencer Flat (Flat) Garfield County, UT 4.2 mi. E 5916  Tenmile Flat 
Boulder Mail Trail (Trail) Garfield County, UT 5.1 mi. N 6365  Escalante 
Willow Patch Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.8 mi. NE   Calf Creek 
Escalante Natural Bridge (Bridge) Garfield County, UT 4.3 mi. E 5558  Calf Creek 
Escalante School (School) Garfield County, UT 4.4 mi. W 5794  Escalante 
Tenmile Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 5.5 mi. SE 5328  Tenmile Flat 
Big Horn (Valley) Garfield County, UT 6.2 mi. SE   Tenmile Flat 

Links

Taxon Links for species Streptanthus cordatus  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=Streptanthus+cordatus

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