Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 05733 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
VerbenaceaeVerbenaceaeVerbenaceae  
Species Verbena bracteata Cav. ex Lag. & Rodr.
Common name   bigbract verbena
Collector(s)
D.M. Barnes   1074  
Coll. Date 14 June 2001 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Washington County
Locality Hurricane Mesa, along Mesa Road, vicinity of the landing strip;
     Elev.: 5099 ft. (1555 m.)
Habitat Notes badly disturbed area, pinyon-juniper 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° 14'  23" N, 113° 12'  26" W
Township Range T41S R2W Sec. 9  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)

Taxonomy


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

     Verbena bracteata Lag. & Rodr.

     Verbena bracteosa Michx.
     Verbena imbricata Woot. & Standl.

Common Name(s): bigbract verbena, bracted vervain, carpet vervain, prostrate verbena, prostrate vervain.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=32085, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Lamiales
                                Family: Verbenaceae
                                    Genus: Verbena
                                        Species: Verbena bracteata
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05733s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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01223
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02775
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04352
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05453
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09005
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09326
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09611
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11544
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11544
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11544
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11844
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11844
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11948
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12836
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12836
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12836

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05734 Dalea searlsiae      "Searls' prairie clover" same section
05721 Opuntia basilaris      "beavertail pricklypear" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Hurricane Mesa (Summit) Washington County, UT 1210 ft. W 5046  Virgin 
Hurricane Mesa Airport (Airport) Washington County, UT 0.7 mi. N 5076  Virgin 
Virgin Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. S 3586  Virgin 
Virgin (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. SE 3603  Virgin 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. S 3527  Virgin 
Virgin Canal (Canal) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 3652  Virgin 
Washington County (Civil) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. W 3898  Pintura 
North Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. SE   The Guardian Angels 
Cornelius Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. SE   Virgin 
Virgin Oil Field (Oilfield) Washington County, UT 3 mi. SE 3862  Virgin 
Dalton Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.8 mi. SE   Springdale West 
Mountain Dell (Basin) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. E 3839  Virgin 
Smith Mesa (Summit) Washington County, UT 4.4 mi. N 5771  Smith Mesa 
Dry Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. E   Smith Mesa 
La Verkin Canal (Canal) Washington County, UT 4 mi. SW 3396  Hurricane 
Nephis Twist (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. W   Hurricane 
La Verkin Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. SW 3255  Hurricane 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 4.1 mi. SW 3229  Hurricane 
Black Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. E   The Guardian Angels 
Chinatown Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.4 mi. SW   Virgin 

Links

Taxon Links for species Verbena bracteata  Cav. ex Lag. & Rodr.

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=Verbena+bracteata

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