Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04229 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Senna armata (S. Watson) Irwin & Barneby
Common name   desert senna
J.G. Harris   2794  
   with D.V. Axford
Coll. Date 09 May 2000 
United States
Inyo County
Locality Mojave Desert, near Ibex Pass, along CA Highway 127, ca. 12 miles S of Shoshone;
     Elev.: 1804 ft. (550 m.)
Habitat Notes creosote 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 35° 48'  30" N, 116° 20'  0.01" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Senna armata (S. Wats.) Irwin & Barneby

     Cassia armata S. Wats.

Common Name(s): desert senna, desertsenna.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=505143, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Senna
                                        Species: Senna armata


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04229s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03875s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
04232 Atriplex hymenelytra      "desertholly" same section
04233 Eriogonum inflatum  var. inflatum   "desert trumpet" same section
04231 Geraea canescens      "hairy desert-sunflower" same section
04234 Krameria erecta      "little-leaf ratany" same section
04230 Larrea tridentata      "creosote bush" same section
04243 Stephanomeria pauciflora      "brownplume wirelettuce" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Ibex Pass (Gap) Inyo County, CA 0.9 mi. S 2077  Ibex Pass 
Saddle Peak Hills Wilderness (Reserve) San Bernardino County, CA 1.9 mi. S 2031  Ibex Pass 
Mclain Park (Locale) Inyo County, CA 3 mi. N 1604  Ibex Pass 
Giant Mine (Mine) Inyo County, CA 3 mi. W 2799  Ibex Spring 
Giant Mine (Mine) Inyo County, CA 3 mi. W 2914  Ibex Spring 
Comet Mine (Mine) Inyo County, CA 3.4 mi. NW 3681  Ibex Spring 
Eclipse Mine (Mine) Inyo County, CA 3.6 mi. NW 2966  Ibex Spring 
Paddys Pride Mine (Mine) Inyo County, CA 3.9 mi. NW 3189  Ibex Spring 
Mammoth Mine (Mine) Inyo County, CA 3.5 mi. W 3245  Ibex Spring 
Tecopa Peak (Summit) Inyo County, CA 3.7 mi. NE 2667  Ibex Pass 
Sperry Hills (Range) San Bernardino County, CA 3.7 mi. NE 2664  Ibex Pass 
Saddle Peak Hills (Range) San Bernardino County, CA 4.6 mi. S 2510  Saddle Peak Hills 
Rob Roy Mine (Mine) San Bernardino County, CA 4.2 mi. W 1844  Ibex Spring 
Wonder Mine (Mine) Inyo County, CA 4.4 mi. W 2418  Ibex Spring 
Ibex Wilderness (Reserve) Inyo County, CA 5.4 mi. N 2182  Shoshone 
Monarch Mine (Mine) San Bernardino County, CA 4.8 mi. SW 1558  Ibex Spring 
Pleasanton Mine (Mine) San Bernardino County, CA 4.9 mi. SW 1476  Ibex Spring 
Gladstone Mine (Mine) Inyo County, CA 5.5 mi. NW 3097  Ibex Spring 


Taxon Links for species Senna armata  (S. Watson) Irwin & Barneby

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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