Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 05085 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
NyctaginaceaeNyctaginaceaeNyctaginaceae  
Species Abronia fragrans Nutt. ex Hook.
Common name   snowball sand verbena
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   638  
   with R. Jolley
Coll. Date 07 May 2001 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Kane
Locality along road to Coral Pink Sand Dunes, about 3 miles off Highway 89.
     Elev.: 6080 ft. (1854 m.)
Habitat Notes oakbrush, manzanita community; red, sandy soil. 
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° 2'  N, 112° 43'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)

Taxonomy


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

     Abronia fragrans Nutt. ex Hook.

     Abronia fragrans var. glaucescens A. Nels.

Common Name(s): heart's-delight, snowball sand verbena, snowball sandverbena, sweet sandverbena.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=19557, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Caryophyllales
                                Family: Nyctaginaceae
                                    Genus: Abronia
                                        Species: Abronia fragrans
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05095 Artemisia filifolia      "sand sagebrush" same section
05083 Boechera holboellii  var. pinetorum  same section
05096 Calamovilfa gigantea      "giant sandreed" same section
12003 Chrysothamnus nauseosus  var. arenarius   "sand rubber rabbitbrush" 1.4 mi. N
12004 Corispermum welshii      "Welsh's bugseed" 1.4 mi. N
12503 Dicoria brandegeei      "Brandegee's desert twinbugs" 1.4 mi. N
05082 Fritillaria atropurpurea      "leopard-lily" same section
05094 Juncus arcticus  ssp. littoralis   "mountain rush" same section
05081 Lathyrus brachycalyx  var. zionis   "Zion sweetpea" same section
12000 Linum aristatum      "bristle flax" 1.4 mi. N
12502 Lygodesmia juncea      "rush skeleton plant" 1.4 mi. N
11999 Oenothera pallida  var. pallida   "pale evening primrose" 1.4 mi. N
05084 Phlox austromontana  var. prostrata   "creeping southern phlox" same section
08161 Phoradendron juniperinum      "juniper mistletoe" 1.8 mi. E
12005 Reverchonia arenaria      "sand reverchonia" 1.4 mi. N
05080 Sophora stenophylla      "fringe-leaf necklacepod" same section
11988 Wyethia scabra      "rough mule's ears" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Reserve (Park) Kane County, UT 1935 ft. N 5925  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Coral Pink Sand Dunes Campground (Locale) Kane County, UT 1 mi. W 5919  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Chris Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 1.5 mi. S 5932  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Moquith Mountains (Range) Kane County, UT 1.5 mi. SE 6893  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Willow Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 2.6 mi. N 6411  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Ed Lamb Point (Cape) Kane County, UT 2.7 mi. SE 6861  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Yellowjacket Picnic Site (Park) Kane County, UT 3.1 mi. N 6214  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Esplin Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 2.7 mi. NW 6142  Elephant Butte 
Ed Lamb Point (Cliff) Mohave County, AZ 3.4 mi. SE 6779  Kaibab 
Red Cliff Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 3.7 mi. S 5512  Kaibab 
Harris Springs (Spring) Kane County, UT 4 mi. N 6385  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Dixie Knoll (Summit) Kane County, UT 3.7 mi. W 5742  Elephant Butte 
Sand Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 4 mi. NE 6247  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Sand Springs Overnight Campground (Locale) Kane County, UT 4.1 mi. NE 6204  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Blue Knolls (Summit) Mohave County, AZ 4.7 mi. S 5253  Kaibab 
Willow Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 4.4 mi. SW 5889  Moccasin 
Ponderosa Grove Campground (Locale) Kane County, UT 4.5 mi. NE 6283  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Bee Cistern (Well) Mohave County, AZ 4.4 mi. SW 5880  Moccasin 
Yellowjacket Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 5.2 mi. N 6172  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Cougar Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 4.5 mi. SE   Yellowjacket Canyon 

Links

Taxon Links for species Abronia fragrans  Nutt. ex Hook.

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=Abronia+fragrans

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