Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04216 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Quercus turbinella Greene
Common name   Sonoran scrub oak
Donna M. Barnes   s.n.  
Coll. Date 15 April 2000 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Washington County
Locality Highway 91, S of Harrisburg, Astragalus amp. Site. 
Elev.: 3106 ft. (947 m.)
Habitat Notes soil sandy. 
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 37° 11'  N, 113° 24'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Quercus turbinella Greene

     Quercus dumosa var. turbinella (Greene) Jepson

Common Name(s): scrub oak, shrub live oak, Sonoran scrub oak, turbinella oak.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=19440, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Hamamelidae
                            Order: Fagales
                                Family: Fagaceae
                                    Genus: Quercus
                                        Species: Quercus turbinella


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04216s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03176s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03677s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04257s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10528s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02653 Acamptopappus sphaerocephalus      "goldenhead" same section
14247 Acamptopappus sphaerocephalus      "goldenhead" 762 ft. NW
03850 Ambrosia dumosa      "common bur-sage" 2788 ft. SW
11608 Ambrosia dumosa      "common bur-sage" 1.1 mi. E
14245 Ambrosia dumosa      "common bur-sage" 808 ft. NW
02814 Ambrosia salsola      "burrobush" same section
02812 Ambrosia salsola      "burrobush" same section
14242 Atriplex canescens  var. canescens   "four-winged saltbush" 1.9 mi. N
14243 Atriplex canescens  var. canescens   "four-winged saltbush" 1.9 mi. N
11619 Camissonia multijuga      "frost-stem suncup" 1.1 mi. E
02816 Chaenactis carphoclinia      "pebble pincushion" same section
02982 Chamaesyce fendleri      "Fendler's sandmat" same section
15266 Chilopsis linearis      "desert willow" 1.7 mi. N
11612 Chorizanthe brevicornu  var. brevicornu   "brittle spineflower" 1.1 mi. E
05699 Chrysothamnus paniculatus      "Mojave rabbitbrush" 1.7 mi. N
04294 Cirsium neomexicanum      "New Mexico thistle" 1 mi. E
02654 Cirsium neomexicanum      "New Mexico thistle" same section
11625 Cirsium neomexicanum      "New Mexico thistle" 1.1 mi. E
13233 Cirsium neomexicanum      "New Mexico thistle" same section
13220 Cirsium neomexicanum      "New Mexico thistle" 1.1 mi. E
04293 Cirsium neomexicanum      "New Mexico thistle" 1 mi. E
14244 Croton californicus      "California croton" 1.9 mi. N
04213 Cymopterus multinervatus      "purple-nerved spring parsley" same section
11615 Dasyochloa pulchella      "low woollygrass" 1.1 mi. E
04217 Dichelostemma pulchellum     same section
11618 Encelia frutescens  var. virginensis   "Virgin River brittlebush" 1.1 mi. E
15422 Ephedra nevadensis      "Nevada ephedra" 1.6 mi. N
11617 Eriogonum fasciculatum  var. polifolium   "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" 1.1 mi. E
11620 Eriogonum fusiforme      "Grand Valley desert trumpet" 1.1 mi. E
02977 Eriogonum fusiforme      "Grand Valley desert trumpet" same section
11613 Gaura coccinea      "scarlet beeblossom" 1.1 mi. E
08122 Gilia hutchinsifolia     1.1 mi. SE
03847 Hilaria rigida      "big galleta" 2788 ft. SW
15421 Krameria erecta      "little-leaf ratany" 1.6 mi. N
03849 Krameria erecta      "little-leaf ratany" 2788 ft. SW
14241 Krameria erecta      "little-leaf ratany" 1.9 mi. N
03848 Krascheninnikovia lanata  var. subspinosa   "winterfat" 2788 ft. SW
11614 Langloisia setosissima  ssp. setosissima   "Great Basin langloisia" 1.1 mi. E
15265 Larrea tridentata      "creosote bush" 1.7 mi. N
15419 Larrea tridentata      "creosote bush" 1.6 mi. N
11611 Lepidium fremontii      "desert pepperweed" 1.1 mi. E
11616 Lomatium scabrum  var. tripinnatum   "rough desert parsley" 1.1 mi. E
02975 Mentzelia       "blazingstar" 1 mi. N
02651 Mentzelia integra     same section
02815 Mentzelia pterosperma      "winged-seed blazingstar" same section
11610 Mentzelia pterosperma      "winged-seed blazingstar" 1.1 mi. E
02813 Mirabilis bigelovii      "Bigelow's desert four o'clock" same section
05273 Morus alba      "white mulberry" 1.7 mi. N
05728 Opuntia echinocarpa     1.7 mi. N
05718 Opuntia phaeacantha  var. discata  1.7 mi. N
04295 Penstemon ambiguus  var. laevissimus   "shrubby sand beardtongue" 1 mi. E
11621 Penstemon palmeri  var. palmeri   "Palmer's beardtongue" 1.1 mi. E
05686 Pluchea sericea      "arrow weed" 1.7 mi. N
15420 Prosopis glandulosa      "honey mesquite" 1.6 mi. N
15264 Prosopis glandulosa      "honey mesquite" 1.7 mi. N
05698 Prosopis odorata     1.7 mi. N
03846 Psathyrotes pilifera      "hairy turtleback" 2788 ft. SW
11623 Psorothamnus fremontii      "Fremont's dalea" 1.1 mi. E
03851 Salsola tragus      "prickly Russian thistle" 2788 ft. SW
02652 Salvia columbariae      "chia" same section
11609 Senecio douglasii  var. monoensis   "Mono ragwort" 1.1 mi. E
11622 Sphaeralcea ambigua  var. ambigua   "desert globemallow" 1.1 mi. E
04296 Sphaeralcea parvifolia      "small-leaf globemallow" 1 mi. E
05769 Stephanomeria exigua      "small wirelettuce" same section
14246 Tetradymia axillaris      "longspine horsebrush" 808 ft. NW
14248 Xylorhiza tortifolia  var. tortifolia   "Mojave aster" 808 ft. NW
11624 Yucca angustissima      "narrow-leaf yucca" 1.1 mi. E


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Harrisburg Bench (Bench) Washington County, UT 1629 ft. S 3501  Harrisburg Junction 
Cottonwood Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. NW 3166  Harrisburg Junction 
Harrisburg Gap (Gap) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. SE 2792  Harrisburg Junction 
Harrisburg Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. SE   Harrisburg Junction 
Quail Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. SE   Signal Peak 
Harrisburg Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. SE   Harrisburg Junction 
Harrisburg (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. N 3009  Harrisburg Junction 
Berry Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. SE 2809  Harrisburg Junction 
Harrisburg Flat (Flat) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. N 3084  Harrisburg Junction 
Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. W   Harrisburg Junction 
Leeds Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. N   Signal Peak 
Purgatory Flat (Flat) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. SW 2884  Harrisburg Junction 
Little Purgatory (Area) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. NE 3340  Hurricane 
Harrisburg Junction (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. SW 3127  Harrisburg Junction 
Water Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. N   Signal Peak 
Red Cliffs Campground (Locale) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. N 3265  Harrisburg Junction 
Red Reef (Ridge) Washington County, UT 3 mi. N 3232  Harrisburg Junction 
Leeds Reef (Ridge) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. N 3356  Harrisburg Junction 
Dicks Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.4 mi. N   Harrisburg Junction 
Heath Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. W   Signal Peak 


Taxon Links for species Quercus turbinella  Greene

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

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