Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 17797 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Fendlera rupicola A. Gray
Common name   cliff fendlerbush
R. Van Buren   1666  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 26 July 2007 
United States
Grand County
Locality Courthouse Wash, N of U.S. Highway 191;
     Elev.: 4006 ft. (1221 m.)
Latitude Longitude 38° 36'  28.4" N, 109° 34'  52.9" 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: L1S1. 


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

     Fendlera rupicola Gray

     Fendlera rupicola var. falcata (Thornb.) Rehd.

Common Name(s): cliff fendlerbush, Fendler bush, fendlerbush, cliff fendlerbush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=24331, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rosales
                                Family: Hydrangeaceae
                                    Genus: Fendlera
                                        Species: Fendlera rupicola


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04223s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06175s3.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
18001 Atriplex garrettii      "Garrett's saltbush" 1695 ft. E
17804 Atriplex garrettii      "Garrett's saltbush" 434 ft. SE
17801 Brickellia microphylla  var. scabra   "rough brickellbush" same section
17807 Brickellia microphylla  var. scabra   "rough brickellbush" same section
17808 Chrysopsis villosa  var. minor   "hairy goldenaster" same section
17802 Ericameria nauseosa  var. juncea  same section
17800 Ericameria nauseosa  var. leiosperma   "smooth-seed rubber rabbitbrush" same section
17803 Eriogonum corymbosum  var. orbiculatum   "round-leaf wild buckwheat" same section
17798 Eriogonum microthecum      "slender wild buckwheat" same section
17810 Ostrya knowltonii      "Knowlton's hophornbeam" 1.6 mi. W
17817 Perityle specuicola      "alcove rockdaisy" 1.6 mi. W
17811 Philadelphus microphyllus      "little-leaf mock orange" 1.6 mi. W
17809 Stephanomeria tenuifolia      "narrow-leaf wirelettuce" same section
17806 Suaeda       "seepweed" 434 ft. SE
17799 Symphoricarpos longiflorus      "long-flowered snowberry" same section
17805 Tiquilia latior      "matted crinklemat" 434 ft. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Courthouse Wash (Valley) Grand County, UT 1162 ft. S   Merrimac Butte 
Lions Park (Park) Grand County, UT 2423 ft. SE 3977  Moab 
Moab Canyon (Valley) Grand County, UT 2970 ft. SW   Merrimac Butte 
Atlas Mineral Plant (Locale) Grand County, UT 2770 ft. W 4429  Moab 
Slickrock Country Camp (Park) Grand County, UT 0.6 mi. SE 3980  Moab 
Matrimony Spring (Spring) Grand County, UT 0.7 mi. SE 3960  Moab 
Devils Garden Campground (Locale) Grand County, UT 0.8 mi. NW 4646  Moab 
Atlas Mineral Tailings Pond Dam (Dam) Grand County, UT 0.9 mi. SW 4000  Moab 
Updraft Arch (Arch) Grand County, UT 1.3 mi. SE 4610  Moab 
South Park Avenue Trailhead (Locale) Grand County, UT 1.5 mi. NW 4541  Moab 
Emkay (Locale) Grand County, UT 1.4 mi. W 4190  Moab 
Sausage Rock (Pillar) Grand County, UT 1.8 mi. NW 4400  The Windows Section 
Queen Nefertiti Rock (Pillar) Grand County, UT 1.8 mi. NW 4541  The Windows Section 
Queen Victoria Rock (Pillar) Grand County, UT 1.9 mi. N 4823  The Windows Section 
KURA-AM (Moab) (Tower) Grand County, UT 1.9 mi. SE 3993  Moab 
Courthouse Towers (Pillar) Grand County, UT 2 mi. N 4383  The Windows Section 
Arches National Park Visitor Center (Locale) Grand County, UT 1.8 mi. W 4098  Moab 
KKLX-FM (Moab) (Tower) Grand County, UT 2 mi. SE 4269  Moab 
The Organ (Pillar) Grand County, UT 2.2 mi. N 4282  The Windows Section 
Park Avenue (Valley) Grand County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Moab 


Taxon Links for species Fendlera rupicola  A. Gray

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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