Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04181 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Anemone tuberosa Rydb.
Common name   desert windflower
Donna M. Barnes   s.n.  
Coll. Date 31 March 2000 
United States
Mohave County
Locality I-15, Virgin River Gorge;
Habitat Notes N facing slope, rock crevice community. 
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'  53" N, 113° 50'  11" W
Township Range T41S, R14W, Sec. 32  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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

     Anemone tuberosa Rydb.

Common Name(s): desert windflower, tuber anemone.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=18450, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Magnoliidae
                            Order: Ranunculales
                                Family: Ranunculaceae
                                    Genus: Anemone
                                        Species: Anemone tuberosa


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04181s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 06221s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08171s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10160s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11502f1.jpg 
specimen image: 11502s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05592 Bebbia juncea  var. aspera   "sweetbush" same section
05591 Brickellia atractyloides      "spearleaf brickellbush" same section
10054 Candelariella rosulans      "eggyolk lichen" 1 mi. N
05595 Eriogonum heermannii  var. sulcatum   "Heermann's wild buckwheat" same section
14461 Eucnide urens      "desert stingbush" 2551 ft. E
11532 Eucnide urens      "desert stingbush" 2878 ft. E
17899 Galium stellatum      "starry bedstraw" same section
14463 Galium stellatum      "starry bedstraw" 2551 ft. E
17900 Mortonia scabrella      "Rio Grande saddlebush" same section
14462 Penstemon petiolatus      "Sheep Range beardtongue" 2551 ft. E
17902 Perityle tenella      "Springdale rockdaisy" 2820 ft. E
04180 Petrophytum caespitosum      "rockmat" same section
10052 Pleopsidium flavum     1 mi. N
04182 Salazaria mexicana      "Mexican bladdersage" same section
05593 Scopulophila rixfordii      "Rixford's rockwort" same section
17901 Scopulophila rixfordii      "Rixford's rockwort" same section
14601 Stephanomeria pauciflora      "brownplume wirelettuce" 1.4 mi. E
10053 Xanthoparmelia mexicana      "Mexican xanthoparmelia lichen" 1 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
The Narrows (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 1.5 mi. W   Mountain Sheep Spring 
Sullivans Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 2 mi. NE   Mount Bangs 
Mountain Sheep Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 2.6 mi. NE   Mount Bangs 
Figure Four Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 3.2 mi. W   Mount Bangs 
Cedar Pockets Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 4 mi. NE   Jarvis Peak 
Cedar Pockets Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 4 mi. NE   Jarvis Peak 
Lost Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 4 mi. SE 4062  Mount Bangs 
Castle Cliff Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 3.8 mi. W   Jarvis Peak 
Hedricks Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 4.5 mi. SW   Mount Bangs 
Mountain Sheep Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 4.3 mi. SE 4662  Mountain Sheep Spring 
Frehner Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 5.5 mi. SW   Mount Bangs 
Boulder Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 6.2 mi. SW   Mount Bangs 


Taxon Links for species Anemone tuberosa  Rydb.

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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