Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 00180 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
CactaceaeCactaceaeCactaceae  
Species Pediocactus simpsonii (Engelm.) Britton & Rose
Common name   Simpson's pincushion cactus
Collector(s)
K. Anderson   3  
Coll. Date 22 April 1989 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Piute County
Locality [none].
     Elev.: 7000 ft. (2134 m.)
Habitat Notes sagebrush, pinyon, juniper. 
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 38° 15'  32" N, 112° 17'  48" W
Township Range T29S, R4W, Sec. 27, SE 1/4  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).

Taxonomy


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

     Pediocactus simpsonii (Engelm.) Britt. & Rose

Common Name(s): Simpson hedgehog cactus, Simpson's hedgehog cactus, snowball pediocactus.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=19776, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Caryophyllales
                                Family: Cactaceae
                                    Genus: Pediocactus
                                        Species: Pediocactus simpsonii
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 00180s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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00697
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00698
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05665
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06972
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09932
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11111
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11111
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11111
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11802
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11802
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13749

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
00170 Amelanchier alnifolia      "Saskatoon serviceberry" 1.4 mi. SE
00181 Astragalus lentiginosus  var. araneosus   "cobweb-pod freckled milkvetch" same section
01409 Bahia dissecta      "ragleaf" same section
00326 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" same section
00191 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" 1.4 mi. SE
01411 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" same section
01227 Cleome serrulata      "Rocky Mountain beeplant" 1 mi. W
00189 Erigeron flagellaris      "trailing fleabane" same section
01413 Juncus ensifolius  var. montanus  same section
01222 Lotus utahensis      "Utah bird's-foot trefoil" 1.4 mi. SE
00414 Lupinus sericeus  var. marianus   "Marysvale silky lupine" same section
01224 Marrubium vulgare      "horehound" 1 mi. W
00194 Mentzelia albicaulis      "whitestem blazingstar" same section
01230 Mimulus guttatus      "common monkeyflower" 1.4 mi. NE
01228 Penstemon comarrhenus      "dusty beardtongue" 1 mi. W
00183 Phlox longifolia      "long-leaf phlox" same section
01412 Populus angustifolia      "narrow-leaf cottonwood" same section
00178 Rhus aromatica  var. trilobata   "skunkbush sumac" same section
00179 Salix bebbiana      "Bebb willow" same section
01229 Sambucus racemosa  var. microbotrys  same section
00167 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" same section
00190 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" same section
01410 Thelypodium integrifolium  var. integrifolium   "tall thelypody" same section
01223 Verbena bracteata     1.4 mi. NE
00182 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bay Cabin (Locale) Piute County, UT 1328 ft. NE 7041  Delano Peak 
South Fork City Creek (Stream) Piute County, UT 1 mi. NW   Circleville 
City Creek Campground (Locale) Piute County, UT 1.1 mi. NW 7494  Delano Peak 
City Creek Park (Park) Piute County, UT 1.2 mi. NW 7651  Delano Peak 
Order Canyon (Valley) Piute County, UT 2 mi. N   Delano Peak 
Cougar Canyon (Valley) Piute County, UT 2.1 mi. N   Delano Peak 
Oak Basin (Basin) Piute County, UT 2.1 mi. SW 7454  Circleville 
Oak Basin Canyon (Valley) Piute County, UT 2.5 mi. S   Circleville 
Dock Spring (Spring) Piute County, UT 2.6 mi. S 6562  Circleville 
Grindstone Flat (Flat) Piute County, UT 2.2 mi. W 9279  Delano Peak 
Price Spring (Spring) Piute County, UT 3.1 mi. N 8183  Delano Peak 
Baker Spring (Spring) Piute County, UT 2.6 mi. NW 9384  Delano Peak 
Rigger Park (Flat) Piute County, UT 2.8 mi. W 9751  Delano Peak 
Marys Nipple (Summit) Piute County, UT 3.8 mi. N 9882  Delano Peak 
Cottonwood Creek (Stream) Piute County, UT 3.8 mi. S   Circleville 
Bumblebee Springs (Spring) Piute County, UT 4 mi. N 7963  Delano Peak 
Long Flat (Flat) Piute County, UT 3.2 mi. W 9892  Delano Peak 
Jeans Pasture (Flat) Piute County, UT 4.1 mi. N 8741  Delano Peak 
Cottonwood Basin (Basin) Piute County, UT 3.8 mi. SW 7858  Circleville 
Big Flat (Flat) Beaver County, UT 3.8 mi. W 10194  Delano Peak 

Links

Taxon Links for species Pediocactus simpsonii  (Engelm.) Britton & Rose

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=Pediocactus+simpsonii

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