Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 17847 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Chrysothamnus vaseyi (A. Gray) Greene
Common name   Vasey's rabbitbrush
R. Van Buren   1716  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 08 August 2007 
United States
Beaver County
Locality along the old highway frontage road on E side of I-15 (Road 357), ca. 1.7 road miles S of the Suplhurdale Exit, S of Cove Fort.
     Elev.: 6220 ft. (1896 m.)
Latitude Longitude 38° 30'  46" N, 112° 36'  21.9" 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: L3S2; short shrub, 1 dm high. 


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

     Chrysothamnus vaseyi (Gray) Greene

     Bigelovia vaseyi Gray
     Ericameria vaseyi (Gray) L.C. Anders.

Common Name(s): Vasey's rabbitbrush, Vasey's rabbittbrush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=37089, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 07071s3.jpg 
specimen image: 07244s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
17842 Asteraceae      1.1 mi. N
17846 Chrysothamnus vaseyi      "Vasey's rabbitbrush" same section
17848 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. viscidiflorus  same section
17841 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. viscidiflorus  1.1 mi. N
17845 Ericameria nauseosa      "rubber rabbitbrush" 1.1 mi. N
17844 Ericameria nauseosa      "rubber rabbitbrush" 1.1 mi. N
17843 Ericameria nauseosa      "rubber rabbitbrush" 1.1 mi. N
17849 Ericameria parryi  var. nevadensis   "Nevada rabbitbrush" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Pine Creek (Locale) Beaver County, UT 1713 ft. N 6162  Cove Fort 
Bell Spring Hollow (Valley) Beaver County, UT 1.3 mi. S   Pole Mountain 
Little North Creek (Stream) Beaver County, UT 1.5 mi. N   Cove Fort 
Salt Hollow (Valley) Beaver County, UT 1.5 mi. S   Pole Mountain 
Brush Hollow (Valley) Beaver County, UT 1.6 mi. S   Pole Mountain 
Pine Creek (Stream) Beaver County, UT 1.7 mi. N   Pole Mountain 
Bell Spring (Spring) Beaver County, UT 1.6 mi. SE 6884  Pole Mountain 
Dead Cow Spring (Spring) Beaver County, UT 2.4 mi. NE 7139  Cove Fort 
South Fork Pine Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 2.4 mi. E   Pole Mountain 
Woodtick Hill (Summit) Beaver County, UT 2.9 mi. SW 7441  Gillies Hill 
Mud Spring (Spring) Beaver County, UT 3.4 mi. S 6847  Pole Mountain 
Fourmile Ridge (Ridge) Beaver County, UT 2.9 mi. SW 7205  Gillies Hill 
Sulphurdale (Populated Place) Beaver County, UT 3.5 mi. N 6214  Cove Fort 
Bull Hollow (Valley) Beaver County, UT 3.6 mi. S   Gillies Hill 
Black Hollow (Valley) Beaver County, UT 3.8 mi. S   Pole Mountain 
Cinder Crater (Crater) Beaver County, UT 4 mi. N 7015  Cinder Crater 
Cold Spring (Spring) Beaver County, UT 3.7 mi. SE 8350  Pole Mountain 
South Spring (Spring) Beaver County, UT 3.8 mi. NE 7596  Cove Fort 
Cedar Knoll (Summit) Beaver County, UT 4.5 mi. S 6838  Pole Mountain 
Mud Spring Ridge (Ridge) Beaver County, UT 4.1 mi. SE 8163  Pole Mountain 


Taxon Links for species Chrysothamnus vaseyi  (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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