Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04212 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Ambrosia eriocentra (A. Gray) Payne
Common name   woolly bur-sage
Donna M. Barnes   s.n.  
Coll. Date 15 April 2000 
United States
Mohave County
Locality Arizona Strip, 2 miles S of Utah-Arizona border.
     Elev.: 2642 ft. (805 m.)
Habitat Notes dry, sandy wash. 
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° 59'  N, 113° 34'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Ambrosia eriocentra (Gray) Payne

     Franseria eriocentra Gray

Common Name(s): hollyleaf bursage, woolly bursage, woolly fruit burr ragweed, wooly bursage.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=36507, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Ambrosia
                                        Species: Ambrosia eriocentra


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04212s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 08958s2.jpg 
specimen image: 09351s4.jpg 
specimen image: 10319s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08171 Anemone tuberosa      "desert windflower" same section
08170 Corydalis aurea  var. occidentalis   "golden fumewort" same section
08169 Erodium texanum      "Texas stork's bill" same section
08172 Lepidium densiflorum  var. ramosum   "common peppercress" same section
10138 Poa bigelovii      "Bigelow's bluegrass" 1 mi. NE
10139 Schismus barbatus      "Mediterranean grass" 1 mi. NE
11500 Vulpia octoflora      "sixweeks fescue" 1 mi. NE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
State Line Reservoir (Reservoir) Mohave County, AZ 0.7 mi. E 2809  Lizard Point 
Gardener Well (Well) Mohave County, AZ 1.1 mi. N 2720  Lizard Point 
White Dome (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. N 2854  Saint George 
Mokaac Wash (Arroyo) Mohave County, AZ 1.8 mi. NW   Lizard Point 
Mokaac Reservoir (Reservoir) Mohave County, AZ 2.1 mi. SE 2963  Lizard Point 
Big Valley (Basin) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. NW 2635  Saint George 
Big Valley (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 2.6 mi. NW   Purgatory Canyon 
Mokaac Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. NW 2602  Saint George 
Lizard Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. NW 2595  Saint George 
Lizard Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 3.1 mi. NW   Lizard Point 
Price City Hills (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. N 3032  Saint George 
Little Black Mountain (Summit) Mohave County, AZ 3.8 mi. E 3484  Yellowhorse Flat 
Lizard Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 4.4 mi. SW 3622  Lizard Point 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 4.7 mi. N 2681  Saint George 
Price City (historical) (Locale) Washington County, UT 4.7 mi. N 2500  Saint George 
Price Bench Ditch (Canal) Washington County, UT 4.8 mi. N 2579  Saint George 
Little Valley (Basin) Washington County, UT 4.9 mi. N 2628  Saint George 
Bloomington School (School) Washington County, UT 5 mi. N 2543  Saint George 
Bloomington (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 4.9 mi. N 2520  Saint George 
Little Black Mountain (Summit) Washington County, UT 4.2 mi. E 3009  Washington Dome 


Taxon Links for species Ambrosia eriocentra  (A. Gray) Payne

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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