Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 17757 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Chrysothamnus depressus Nutt.
Common name   dwarf rabbitbrush
R. Van Buren   823  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 09 July 2005 
United States
Duchesne County
Locality slopes SW of the Lake Fork River, along the road to Moon Lake, ca. 2.5 miles N of Mountain Home;
     Elev.: 7365 ft. (2245 m.)
Latitude Longitude 40° 26'  21.96" N, 110° 23'  7.98" 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.
Voucher Voucher for "Woody Plants of Utah" by R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper, J. Cooper 
Specimen Notes Journal Code: L1S6. 


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

     Chrysothamnus depressus Nutt.

     Ericameria depressa (Nutt.) L.C. Anders.

Common Name(s): dwarf rabbitbrush, longflower rabbitbrush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=37051, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Chrysothamnus
                                        Species: Chrysothamnus depressus


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05556s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07042s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07045s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10831s2.jpg 
specimen image: 15483s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14166 Artemisia nova  var. nova  same section
14167 Artemisia tridentata  var. vaseyana   "Vasey's big sagebrush" same section
14171 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. lanceolatus   "spear-leaf yellow rabbitbrush" same section
14170 Eriogonum ovalifolium      "cushion wild buckwheat" same section
14168 Eriogonum umbellatum      "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" same section
12552 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. arizonica   "Arizona four-nerve daisy" same section
14164 Petradoria pumila      "common rock goldenrod" same section
14172 Phlox muscoides      "moss phlox" same section
14165 Tetradymia canescens      "spineless horsebrush" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Lateral Number 1 (Canal) Duchesne County, UT 0.7 mi. W 7317  Mountain Home 
Yellowstone River (Stream) Duchesne County, UT 1.1 mi. E   Burnt Mill Spring 
Farnsworth Canal (Canal) Duchesne County, UT 1.7 mi. N 7533  Mountain Home 
Lateral Number 2 (Canal) Duchesne County, UT 2.3 mi. S 7189  Mountain Home 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Duchesne County, UT 2.8 mi. S 7005  Mountain Home 
Mountain Home (Populated Place) Duchesne County, UT 2.8 mi. S 7002  Mountain Home 
Salt Creek (Stream) Duchesne County, UT 3.6 mi. N   Lake Fork Mountain 
Willow Spring (Spring) Duchesne County, UT 3.4 mi. NE 7422  Altonah 
Petty Creek (Stream) Duchesne County, UT 4.2 mi. N   Lake Fork Mountain 
McKune Spring (Spring) Duchesne County, UT 4.5 mi. N 7661  Lake Fork Mountain 
Payne Canal (Canal) Duchesne County, UT 3.5 mi. E 7038  Altonah 
Lake Fork Western Canal (Canal) Duchesne County, UT 4.3 mi. SE 6647  Altonah 
Towanta Flat (Flat) Duchesne County, UT 3.5 mi. W 7487  Mountain Home 
Boneta-Mountain Home Cemetery (Cemetery) Duchesne County, UT 4.8 mi. S 6677  Altamont 
Lateral Number 3 (Canal) Duchesne County, UT 5.3 mi. S 6775  Talmage 
Mud Spring Draw (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 4.1 mi. E   Burnt Mill Spring 
Twin Pots Dam (Dam) Duchesne County, UT 5 mi. N 7645  Lake Fork Mountain 
Twin Pots Reservoir (Reservoir) Duchesne County, UT 5 mi. N 7645  Lake Fork Mountain 
Draper Hollow (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 5.4 mi. S   Mountain Home 
Number 1 Canal (Canal) Duchesne County, UT 4.7 mi. SE 6697  Altonah 


Taxon Links for species Chrysothamnus depressus  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

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