Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 01454 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
EuphorbiaceaeEuphorbiaceaeEuphorbiaceae  
Species Euphorbia brachycera Engelm.
Common name   horned spurge
Collector(s)
M. Morriss   s.n.  
Coll. Date 18 June 1995 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah
Locality Provo, Squaw Peak in Provo Canyon.
    
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 40° 16'  56" N, 111° 44'  55" W
Township Range T6S, R2E, Sec. 20  
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).

Taxonomy


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

     Euphorbia brachycera Engelm.

     Euphorbia brachycera var. robusta (Engelm.) Dorn
     Euphorbia lurida Engelm.
     Euphorbia montana Engelm.
     Euphorbia odontadenia Boiss.
     Euphorbia robusta (Engelm.) Small ex. Britt. & Br.
     Pyrenula leucoplaca (Wallr.) Korber
     Tithymalus brachycera (Engelm.) Small
     Tithymalus montanus (Engelm.) Small
     Tithymalus robustus (Engelm.) Small

Common Name(s): horned spurge.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=28049, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Euphorbiales
                                Family: Euphorbiaceae
                                    Genus: Euphorbia
                                        Species: Euphorbia brachycera
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05006 Acer rubrum      "red maple" 1 mi. W
04548 Agrostis capillaris      "colonial bentgrass" 1 mi. W
15248 Ailanthus altissima      "tree of heaven" 1.5 mi. NW
15260 Ailanthus altissima      "tree of heaven" 1.3 mi. W
04778 Amaranthus retroflexus      "redroot pigweed" 1.4 mi. W
01461 Astragalus drummondii      "Drummond's milkvetch" same section
04772 Berula erecta      "cut-leaf water parsnip" 1.4 mi. W
04770 Bidens cernua      "nodding beggarticks" 1.4 mi. W
01457 Calochortus nuttallii      "sego lily" same section
01455 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" same section
01459 Crepis acuminata      "tapertip hawksbeard" same section
04768 Cyperus esculentus  var. leptostachyus   "yellow nutsedge" 1.4 mi. W
01452 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" same section
04766 Digitaria sanguinalis      "hairy crabgrass" 1.4 mi. W
04554 Distichlis spicata      "saltgrass" 1 mi. W
04552 Echinochloa crus-galli      "barnyardgrass" 1 mi. W
15243 Elaeagnus angustifolia  var. angustifolia   "Russian olive" same section
14961 Elaeagnus angustifolia  var. angustifolia   "Russian olive" same section
04547 Elymus canadensis  var. canadensis   "Canada wildrye" 1 mi. W
04762 Elymus trachycaulus      "slender wheatgrass" 1.4 mi. W
04550 Elymus trachycaulus  ssp. trachycaulus   "slender wheatgrass" 1 mi. W
01460 Geranium viscosissimum  var. incisum   "sticky purple geranium" same section
01462 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "northern Sweetvetch" same section
01458 Ipomopsis aggregata  var. aggregata   "scarlet gilia" same section
04777 Lemna minor      "common duckweed" 1.4 mi. W
08686 Liquidambar stryaciflua      "sweetgum" 1 mi. W
04775 Machaeranthera tanacetifolia      "tanseyleaf tansy aster" 1.4 mi. W
04553 Muhlenbergia asperifolia      "scratchgrass" 1 mi. W
X0243 Panicum miliaceum      "broomcorn millet" 1.4 mi. W
04578 Panicum miliaceum      "broomcorn millet" 1.4 mi. W
04769 Phalaris arundinacea      "reed canarygrass" 1.4 mi. W
01463 Phlox longifolia      "long-leaf phlox" same section
04577 Phragmites australis      "common reed" 1 mi. W
04764 Physalis longifolia      "long-leaf groundcherry" 1.4 mi. W
04556 Polypogon monspeliensis      "rabbitsfoot grass" 1 mi. W
02164 Populus deltoides  var. fremontii   "Fremont's cottonwood" 1 mi. W
01453 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" same section
04771 Rumex crispus      "curly dock" 1.4 mi. W
04580 Sagittaria cuneata      "arum-leaf arrowhead" 1 mi. W
04761 Sagittaria cuneata      "arum-leaf arrowhead" 1.4 mi. W
14962 Salix       "willow" 1 mi. SW
04767 Schedonorus pratensis      "meadow fescue" 1.4 mi. W
04765 Scirpus acutus     1.4 mi. W
04549 Setaria viridis      "green bristlegrass" 1 mi. W
04551 Sporobolus cryptandrus      "sand dropseed" 1 mi. W
04763 Thinopyrum ponticum      "tall wheatgrass" 1.4 mi. W
04779 Typha domingensis      "southern cattail" 1.4 mi. W
04773 Veronica anagallis-aquatica      "water speedwell" 1.4 mi. W
01456 Wyethia amplexicaulis      "mule's ears" same section
04776 Xanthium strumarium  var. canadense   "Canada cocklebur" 1.4 mi. W

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Powell Slough Waterfowl Management Area (Park) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. SE 4502  Orem 
Geneva (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. E 4534  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. E 4538  Orem 
Vineyard (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. NE 4561  Orem 
Vineyard School (School) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. NE 4561  Orem 
Grace Baptist Church (Church) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. NE 4597  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. E 4593  Orem 
U S Steel Corporation Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 2 mi. N 4528  Pelican Point 
U S Steel Corporation Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 2 mi. N 4528  Pelican Point 
Bunker (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2 mi. N 4570  Orem 
Geneva Steel Plant (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. N 4551  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. E 4639  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. E 4659  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2 mi. NE 4731  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. NE 4741  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. NE 4731  Orem 
Mountain View High School (School) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. NE 4744  Orem 
Suncrest School (School) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. NE 4744  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2.8 mi. N 4564  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. NE 4748  Orem 

Links

Taxon Links for species Euphorbia brachycera  Engelm.

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=Euphorbia+brachycera

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