Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 05948 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
AsteraceaeAsteraceaeAsteraceae  
Species Encelia frutescens (A. Gray) A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. virginensis (A. Nelson) S.F. Blake
Common name   Virgin River brittlebush
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   1134  
Coll. Date 01 May 2001 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Washington County
Locality Virgin River trail, S of St. George, E of I-15;
    
Habitat Notes rocky outcrop, dry rocky 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° 5'  28" N, 113° 33'  32" W
Township Range T42S, R15W, Sec. 32  
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):

     Encelia virginensis var. virginensis A. Nels.

     Encelia frutescens var. virginensis (A. Nels.) Blake

Common Name(s): Virgin River brittlebush, Virgin River encelia.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=527883, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Encelia
                                        Species: Encelia virginensis
                                            Variety: Encelia virginensis var. virginensis
                                                

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05948s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02483s2.jpg 
02483
specimen image: 02826s3.jpg 
02826
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03087
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03983
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06402
specimen image: 08528s2.jpg 
08528
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08914
specimen image: 09218s2.jpg 
09218
specimen image: 10217s2.jpg 
10217
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10232
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11618
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11618
specimen image: 13548s1.jpg 
13548
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15641

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05949 Achnatherum speciosum      "desert needlegrass" same section
14455 Atriplex lentiformis      "big saltbush" 1741 ft. W
14826 Atriplex polycarpa      "cattle saltbush" 1.9 mi. SE
04327 Chenopodium fremontii      "big saltbush" same section
04324 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. viscidiflorus  same section
05950 Cryptantha barbigera      "bearded forget-me-not" same section
05946 Echinocereus engelmannii  var. chrysocentrus   "Engelmann's hedgehog cactus" same section
05953 Hesperostipa comata  subsp. comata   "needle-and-thread grass" same section
14012 Leptochloa panicea      "mucronate sprangletop" 2306 ft. SE
14825 Lycium torreyi      "Torrey wolfberry" 1.9 mi. SE
05945 Selinocarpus diffusus  subsp. nevadensis  same section
05600 Sorghum halepense      "Johnson grass" 1 mi. N
05601 Sorghum halepense      "Johnson grass" 1 mi. N
00160 Sphaeralcea parvifolia      "small-leaf globemallow" same section
14827 Suaeda torreyana  var. ramosissima  1.9 mi. SE

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
KRDC-FM (St George) (Tower) Washington County, UT 764 ft. NE 2612  Saint George 
Twin Lakes RV Park (Park) Washington County, UT 2270 ft. N 2644  Saint George 
Saint George Fields (Flat) Washington County, UT 2588 ft. W 2605  Saint George 
Cottam Bench (Bench) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. S 2612  Saint George 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. W 2625  Saint George 
Saint George East School (School) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. NW 2671  Saint George 
Saint George Valley Lateral (Canal) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. W 2622  Saint George 
Settlers RV Park (Park) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. N 2743  Saint George 
First Southern Baptist Church (Church) Washington County, UT 1 mi. NW 2684  Saint George 
Dixie High School (School) Washington County, UT 1 mi. W 2631  Saint George 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. N 2756  Saint George 
Community Baptist Church (Church) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. N 2756  Saint George 
Dixie Medical Center (Hospital) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. NW 2658  Saint George 
Saint George City Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. N 2756  Saint George 
Kemp Korner Shopping Center (Locale) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. N 2782  Saint George 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. NW 2664  Saint George 
KDXU-AM (Saint George) (Tower) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. NW 2664  Saint George 
KDXU-AM (Saint George) (Tower) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. SW 2543  Saint George 
Skyline Shopping Center (Locale) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. N 2871  Saint George 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. NW 2671  Saint George 

Links

Taxon Links for species Encelia frutescens  (A. Gray) A. Gray

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=Encelia+frutescens

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