Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 17890 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Lycium cooperi A. Gray
Common name   peach thorn
R. Van Buren   1759  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 15 April 2010 
United States
Mohave County
Locality Arizona Strip Road (BLM Road 1069), in Quail Canyon, ca. 13 miles S of the Utah State Line;
Latitude Longitude 36° 54'  2.94" N, 113° 34'  12" 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: L4S1. 


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

     Lycium cooperi Gray

Common Name(s): Cooper wolfberry, Cooper's wolfberry, peach thorn.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=30539, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Solanales
                                Family: Solanaceae
                                    Genus: Lycium
                                        Species: Lycium cooperi


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 08662s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
17893 Aloysia wrightii      "Wright's beebrush" 1370 ft. W
17891 Artemisia       "sagebrush" 1370 ft. W
17905 Ericameria nana      "dwarf goldenbush" 1902 ft. SE
17892 Eriogonum       "buckwheat" 1370 ft. W
17907 Glossopetalon spinescens      "spiny greasebush" 2095 ft. SE
17906 Perityle tenella      "Springdale rockdaisy" 1902 ft. SE
17904 Ptelea       "hoptree" 1902 ft. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Quail Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 1600 ft. SW   Wolf Hole Mountain East 
Mokaac Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 0.7 mi. W 3612  Lizard Point 
Lizard Point (Cape) Mohave County, AZ 2.4 mi. NW 4807  Lizard Point 
Lizard Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 2.9 mi. NW 3622  Lizard Point 
North Tank (Reservoir) Mohave County, AZ 2.9 mi. W 4944  Lizard Point 
Seep Spring Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 3.2 mi. E   Wolf Hole Mountain East 
Mokaac Reservoir (Reservoir) Mohave County, AZ 4.1 mi. N 2963  Lizard Point 
Mokaac Mountain (Summit) Mohave County, AZ 3.4 mi. W 5177  Purgatory Canyon 
Quail Draw Reservoir (Reservoir) Mohave County, AZ 4.5 mi. S 4846  Wolf Hole Mountain East 
Quail Flat (Flat) Mohave County, AZ 4.5 mi. S 4859  Wolf Hole Mountain East 
Wolf Hole Wildlife Reservoir (Reservoir) Mohave County, AZ 4.1 mi. SW 5115  Wolf Hole Mountain West 
Quail Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 4.8 mi. S 4807  Wolf Hole Mountain East 
Seep Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 4.2 mi. SE 4643  Wolf Hole Mountain East 
Quail Hill (Summit) Mohave County, AZ 5 mi. S 5223  Wolf Hole Mountain East 
Canyon Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 4.3 mi. SE 4734  Wolf Hole Mountain East 
The Hole (Basin) Mohave County, AZ 4.9 mi. SE 5187  Wolf Hole Mountain East 
Seegmiller Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 4.9 mi. SE 4961  Hole-n-Wall Canyon 
Middle Tank (Reservoir) Mohave County, AZ 5.8 mi. S 5771  Wolf Hole Mountain East 
Seegmiller Mountain (Summit) Mohave County, AZ 6.1 mi. SE 5975  Wolf Hole Mountain East 


Taxon Links for species Lycium cooperi  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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