Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04144 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Mohavea breviflora Coville
Common name   golden desert-snapdragon
R. Van Buren   s.n.  
   with K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 04 March 2000 
United States
Inyo County
Locality Highway 178, E of Death Valley, between Jubilee and Salsberry Pass.
     Elev.: 568 ft. (173 m.)
Habitat Notes dry desert shrub community; dry gravelly soil. 
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 36° 54'  N, 116° 36'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Mohavea breviflora Coville

Common Name(s): golden desert snapdragon, golden desert-snapdragon.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=33658, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Scrophulariales
                                Family: Scrophulariaceae
                                    Genus: Mohavea
                                        Species: Mohavea breviflora


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04144s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03968s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Joshua Hollow (Valley) Nye County, NV 1.6 mi. W   Beatty Mountain 
Fluorine Mining District (Civil) Nye County, NV 2.6 mi. S 3822  Crater Flat 
Meikeljohn (historical) (Locale) Nye County, NV 2.4 mi. NE 4154  East of Beatty Mountain 
Tarantula Canyon (Valley) Nye County, NV 2.8 mi. SW   Carrara Canyon 
Telluride (historical) (Locale) Nye County, NV 2.5 mi. W 4210  Beatty Mountain 
Tates Wash (Stream) Nye County, NV 2.7 mi. NW   Beatty Mountain 
Tip Top Mine (Mine) Nye County, NV 2.8 mi. W 4282  Beatty Mountain 
Telluride Mine (Mine) Nye County, NV 3 mi. W 4905  Beatty Mountain 
Chuckwalla Canyon (Valley) Nye County, NV 3.6 mi. SW   Carrara Canyon 
Thompson Mine (Mine) Nye County, NV 3.9 mi. N 4360  Beatty Mountain 
Meiklejohn Peak (Summit) Nye County, NV 3.7 mi. W 5889  Beatty Mountain 
Specie Spring (Spring) Nye County, NV 3.9 mi. SW 4495  Carrara Canyon 
Tram Ridge (Ridge) Nye County, NV 4.6 mi. N 4649  Beatty Mountain 
Prospector Pass (Gap) Nye County, NV 4.9 mi. N 4712  East of Beatty Mountain 
Diamond Queen Mine (Mine) Nye County, NV 4.7 mi. SW 3819  Carrara Canyon 
Secret Pass (Gap) Nye County, NV 4.2 mi. W 4925  Beatty Mountain 
Silicon Mine (Mine) Nye County, NV 4.9 mi. N 4534  Beatty Mountain 
Crescent Cliff (Cliff) Nye County, NV 4.7 mi. SW 5217  Carrara Canyon 
Grand Junction Mine (Mine) Nye County, NV 5.2 mi. SW 4390  Carrara Canyon 
Panama Mine (Mine) Nye County, NV 5.6 mi. S 4131  Carrara Canyon 


Taxon Links for species Mohavea breviflora  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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