Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 17785 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Chrysothamnus greenei (A. Gray) Greene
Common name   Greene's rabbitbrush
R. Van Buren   1654  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 25 July 2007 
United States
Emery County
Locality Horse Bench, W side of Green River, along Lower San Rafael Road (BLM Road 1010) 14 miles S of Green River (town);
     Elev.: 4491 ft. (1369 m.)
Latitude Longitude 38° 47'  44.1" N, 110° 13'  50.2" 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: L14S1; 5-6 dm high, yellow flowers. 


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

     Chrysothamnus greenei (Gray) Greene

     Chrysothamnus greenei ssp. filifolius (Rydb.) Hall & Clements
     Chrysothamnus greenei var. filifolius (Rydb.) Blake
     Ericameria filifolia (Rydb.) L.C. Anders.

Common Name(s): Greene rabbitbrush, Greene's rabbitbrush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=37052, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 10887s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
17780 Fabaceae      1.6 mi. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Horse Bench (Bench) Emery County, UT 2758 ft. E 4469  Horse Bench East 
Horse Bench Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 3.8 mi. N 4213  Horse Bench East 
Horse Bench Dam (Dam) Emery County, UT 3.8 mi. N 4213  Horse Bench East 
Spring Canyon Ford (Locale) Emery County, UT 4.6 mi. S 4091  Moonshine Wash 
Spring Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.6 mi. S   Spring Canyon 
The Cone (Summit) Emery County, UT 5.3 mi. S 4567  Moonshine Wash 
San Rafael Valley (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.8 mi. SE   Horse Bench West 
Dugout Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 5.4 mi. SW   The Flat Tops 
Dugout Creek (Stream) Emery County, UT 5.5 mi. SW   Crows Nest Spring 


Taxon Links for species Chrysothamnus greenei  (A. Gray) 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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