Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 18020 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Chrysothamnus depressus Nutt.
Common name   dwarf rabbitbrush
R. Van Buren   1889  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 28 August 2010 
United States
San Juan County
Locality FR0072, W of Pole Spring Canyon, N of Old La Sal.
     Elev.: 7425 ft. (2263 m.)
Latitude Longitude 38° 20'  40.2" N, 109° 7'  56.4" 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: L8S1. 


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.
18019 Crataegus erythropoda      "cerro hawthorn" same section
18023 Ribes inerme      "whitestem gooseberry" 1 mi. W
18024 Salix bebbiana      "Bebb willow" 1 mi. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Pole Spring Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 0.9 mi. NE   La Sal East 
Pine Lodge Ranch (Locale) San Juan County, UT 1.1 mi. S 7025  Ray Mesa 
Deer Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 1.3 mi. S   La Sal East 
Old La Sal (Populated Place) San Juan County, UT 1.3 mi. SW 7162  La Sal East 
Hang Dog Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 1.6 mi. N   Mount Peale 
La Sal Guard Station (Locale) San Juan County, UT 1.4 mi. W 7356  La Sal East 
Gray Daun Mine (Mine) San Juan County, UT 2 mi. E 6542  Ray Mesa 
Firefly Mine (Mine) San Juan County, UT 2.1 mi. SE 6493  Ray Mesa 
Chicken Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 2.2 mi. NW   Mount Peale 
Spring Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 2.5 mi. S   Lisbon Gap 
Trough Draw (Valley) San Juan County, UT 2.3 mi. NE   Buckeye Reservoir 
Beaver Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 2.5 mi. NW   Mount Peale 
Twomile Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 2.5 mi. E   Mount Peale 
Hop Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 2.7 mi. E   Mount Peale 
Vanadium Queen Mine (Mine) San Juan County, UT 2.8 mi. E 6693  Ray Mesa 
Pine Ridge (Ridge) San Juan County, UT 3 mi. SW 7776  La Sal East 
South Fork Beaver Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 3.4 mi. NW   Mount Peale 
Pine Ridge Mine (Mine) San Juan County, UT 3.3 mi. SW 7586  La Sal East 
Doe Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 3 mi. W   La Sal East 
Hideout Mesa (Summit) San Juan County, UT 3.1 mi. E 7372  Ray Mesa 


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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