Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04044 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Larrea tridentata (DC.) Coville
Common name   creosote bush
J.G. Harris   2368  
Coll. Date 26 April 1992 
United States
Locality Death Valley, Jubilee Pass.
     Elev.: 1200 ft. (366 m.)
Habitat Notes Alluvium. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 35° 54'  26" N, 116° 34'  40" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Larrea tridentata (Sessť & Moc. ex DC.) Coville

     Larrea mexicana Moric.

Common Name(s): creosote bush, creosotebush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=29051, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Sapindales
                                Family: Zygophyllaceae
                                    Genus: Larrea
                                        Species: Larrea tridentata


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04044s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00154s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02548s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02660s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02894s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02967s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03630s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04230s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08176s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08307s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
03974 Atrichoseris platyphylla      "gravel-ghost" same section
03977 Atriplex hymenelytra      "desertholly" same section
03975 Bebbia juncea  var. aspera   "sweetbush" same section
03973 Chaenactis carphoclinia      "pebble pincushion" same section
03970 Malacothrix glabrata      "smooth desert-dandelion" same section
03967 Mimulus bigelovii  var. cuspidatus  same section
03968 Mohavea breviflora      "golden desert-snapdragon" same section
04045 Monoptilon bellioides      "Mojave desertstar" same section
03969 Perityle emoryi      "Emory's rockdaisy" same section
03972 Psathyrotes ramosissima      "velvet turtleback" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Jubilee Pass (Gap) Inyo County, CA 1285 ft. N 1312  Epaulet Peak 
Jubilee Mountain (Summit) Inyo County, CA 0.8 mi. SW 2385  Epaulet Peak 
Bradbury Wash (Stream) Inyo County, CA 2.4 mi. E   Salsberry Peak 
Charlies Pride Mine (Mine) Inyo County, CA 2.7 mi. NW 1972  Epaulet Peak 
Virgin Spring (Spring) Inyo County, CA 3.2 mi. N 2513  Epaulet Peak 
Virgin Spring Canyon (Valley) Inyo County, CA 2.8 mi. W   Funeral Peak 
Rhodes Wash (Stream) Inyo County, CA 3.6 mi. S   Salsberry Peak 
Bradbury Well (Well) Inyo County, CA 3 mi. E 1772  Epaulet Peak 
Rhodes Spring (Spring) Inyo County, CA 3.4 mi. NE 1929  Epaulet Peak 
Confidence Wash (Stream) Inyo County, CA 4.6 mi. S   Salsberry Peak 
Confidence Mill (Locale) Inyo County, CA 4.8 mi. S -10  Confidence Hills East 
Desert Hound Peak (Summit) Inyo County, CA 4.5 mi. N 4472  Epaulet Peak 
Ashford Peak (Summit) Inyo County, CA 4.4 mi. NW 3550  Shore Line Butte 
Graham Mine (Mine) Inyo County, CA 5 mi. N 3770  Epaulet Peak 
Desert Hound Mine (Mine) Inyo County, CA 5 mi. N 3980  Shore Line Butte 
Rhodes Hill (Summit) Inyo County, CA 4.5 mi. E 2763  Salsberry Peak 
Ashford Well (Well) Inyo County, CA 4.5 mi. W 13  Shore Line Butte 
Confidence Hills (Range) Inyo County, CA 4.9 mi. SW 449  Confidence Hills West 
Jubilee Wash (Stream) Inyo County, CA 4.6 mi. W   Funeral Peak 
Ashford Mine (Mine) Inyo County, CA 5 mi. NW 2257  Shore Line Butte 


Taxon Links for species Larrea tridentata  (DC.) Coville

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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