Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 04760 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
ApocynaceaeApocynaceaeApocynaceae  
Species Amsonia jonesii Woodson
Common name   Jones' bluestar
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   600  
   with D. Carter
Coll. Date 26 April 2000 
Geography United States.  Utah.  San Juan County
Locality eastern slopes of Red House Cliffs, Utah Highway 95, W side of the road; 
 
Elev.: 6071 ft. (1851 m.)
Habitat Notes dry, loose soil; desert shrub 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 37° 35'  3" N, 110° 2'  19" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)

Taxonomy


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

     Amsonia jonesii Woods.

Common Name(s): Jones' bluestar.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=30140, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Gentianales
                                Family: Apocynaceae
                                    Genus: Amsonia
                                        Species: Amsonia jonesii
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04760s5.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 10872s3.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
04340 Atriplex corrugata      "mat saltbush" same section
12556 Castilleja       "paintbrush" 684 ft. S
14101 Gutierrezia microcephala      "matchweed" 684 ft. S
12555 Linum       "flax" 684 ft. S
12554 Lomatium parryi      "Parry's desert parsley" 684 ft. S
04225 Lupinus polyphyllus  var. ammophilus   "sand bigleaf lupine" same section
12557 Penstemon       "beardtongue" 684 ft. S
14102 Petradoria pumila      "common rock goldenrod" 684 ft. S
12553 Physaria rectipes      "straight bladderpod" 684 ft. S
14100 Rhamnus betulifolia      "birchleaf buckthorn" 684 ft. S
14099 Symphoricarpos longiflorus      "long-flowered snowberry" 684 ft. S

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Atomic Rock (Pillar) San Juan County, UT 518 ft. N 5978  Moss Back Butte 
Indian Foot (Arch) San Juan County, UT 0.9 mi. N 5919  Moss Back Butte 
To-ko-chi Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 0.8 mi. NE   Moss Back Butte 
Armstrong Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 1.1 mi. N   Kane Gulch 
Bridge View (Locale) San Juan County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 6030  Moss Back Butte 
Ruin Rock (Pillar) San Juan County, UT 1.4 mi. N 5857  Moss Back Butte 
The Shoe (Arch) San Juan County, UT 1.2 mi. E 6086  Moss Back Butte 
Kachina Bridge (Arch) San Juan County, UT 1.5 mi. N 5863  Moss Back Butte 
Bridge View (Locale) San Juan County, UT 1.3 mi. E 5952  Moss Back Butte 
Tuwa Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 1.5 mi. E   Kane Gulch 
Cathedral Rock (Pillar) San Juan County, UT 1.9 mi. NE 5738  Moss Back Butte 
Owachomo Bridge (Arch) San Juan County, UT 1.6 mi. E 6185  Moss Back Butte 
Natural Bridges National Monument (Park) San Juan County, UT 1.8 mi. NE 6211  Moss Back Butte 
Horse Collar Ruin (Locale) San Juan County, UT 2.2 mi. NE 5788  Moss Back Butte 
Deer Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 2.4 mi. NE   Woodenshoe Buttes 
Natural Bridges National Monument Picnic Area (Park) San Juan County, UT 2.6 mi. NE 6227  Moss Back Butte 
Moss Back Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 2.9 mi. SW 7658  Moss Back Butte 
Sipapu Bridge (Bridge) San Juan County, UT 3 mi. N 5906  Moss Back Butte 
Bridge View (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 6319  Kane Gulch 
Sphinx Rock (Pillar) San Juan County, UT 3.5 mi. NE 5922  Kane Gulch 

Links

Taxon Links for species Amsonia jonesii  Woodson

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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Amsonia+jonesii

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