Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05463 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Oxytenia acerosa Nutt.
Common name   copperweed
K.T. Harper   2001-297  
   with C.S. Harper
Coll. Date 03 September 2001 
United States
Wayne County
Locality 3 miles W of Highway 95, N of south county line.
     Elev.: 5075 ft. (1547 m.)
Habitat Notes on edge of ephemeral wash. 
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° 9'  32" N, 110° 44'  26" W
Township Range T30S, R11E, Sec. 28, SE1/4  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
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).


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

     Iva acerosa (Nutt.) R.C. Jackson

     Oxytenia acerosa Nutt.

Common Name(s): copperweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=36026, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Iva
                                        Species: Iva acerosa


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05463s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 07854s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10903s3.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05458 Achnatherum hymenoides      "Indian ricegrass" 1 mi. N
05461 Chrysothamnus nauseosus  var. consimilis   "rubber rabbitbrush" 1.4 mi. NE
05454 Chrysothamnus pulchellus  var. baileyi   "Bailey's rabbitbrush" 1 mi. N
05456 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. stenophyllus  1 mi. N
05467 Ephedra viridis  var. viscida   "Cutler's ephedra" 1 mi. N
05444 Eriogonum corymbosum  var. corymbosum   "crisp-leaf wild buckwheat" 1.4 mi. NE
05457 Eriogonum leptocladon  var. leptocladon   "sand wild buckwheat" 1 mi. N
05445 Halogeton glomeratus      "saltlover" 1.4 mi. NE
05455 Ipomopsis gunnisonii      "Gunnison's gilia" 1 mi. N
05462 Quercus x welshii  hybrid [gambelii x havardii]  same section
05446 Thelesperma subnudum  var. subnudum   "Navajo tea greenthread" 1.4 mi. NE
05459 Zuckia brandegeei  var. arizonica   "Arizona siltbush" 1.4 mi. NE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bull Mountain (Summit) Garfield County, UT 1.4 mi. S 9010  Bull Mountain 
Little Meadow (Basin) Wayne County, UT 1.9 mi. N 5686  Dry Lakes Peak 
Horseshoe Basin (Basin) Garfield County, UT 2.2 mi. SW 8268  Dry Lakes Peak 
Horseshoe Ridge (Ridge) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. SW 9443  Dry Lakes Peak 
Sawmill Basin (Basin) Garfield County, UT 3.3 mi. SW 7907  Mount Ellen 
Birch Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 3 mi. W 6309  Dry Lakes Peak 
The Narrows (Gap) Wayne County, UT 2.9 mi. W 6841  Dry Lakes Peak 
Dandelion Flat (Flat) Garfield County, UT 3.5 mi. SW 8091  Mount Ellen 
Twin Seeps (Spring) Garfield County, UT 3.2 mi. SE 5640  Bull Mountain 
Mount Ellen Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.6 mi. SW   Mount Ellen 
Blue Knoll (Summit) Wayne County, UT 3.4 mi. NE 5220  Bull Mountain 
Granite Hole (Basin) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. S 7878  Mount Ellen 
Fairview Ranch (Locale) Wayne County, UT 4 mi. N 5197  Bull Mountain 
Granite Ranch (Locale) Wayne County, UT 3.2 mi. E 5109  Bull Mountain 
Dugout Bench (Bench) Wayne County, UT 3.7 mi. NW 5637  Dry Lakes Peak 
Bacon Slide (Slope) Wayne County, UT 3.3 mi. W 7684  Dry Lakes Peak 
McClellan Wash (Valley) Wayne County, UT 4.2 mi. N   Dry Lakes Peak 
Cold Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 3.3 mi. W 7809  Dry Lakes Peak 
Side Hill Springs (Spring) Wayne County, UT 4 mi. N 5276  Dry Lakes Peak 
Granite Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.4 mi. E   Mount Ellen 


Taxon Links for species Oxytenia acerosa  Nutt.

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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