Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 06049 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
AsteraceaeAsteraceaeAsteraceae  
Species Artemisia pygmaea A. Gray
Common name   pygmy sagebrush
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   2006  
Coll. Date 19 June 2001 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Kane County
Locality Hwy 14, just past Duck Creek Village, S side of rd, [Markagunt Plateau, Strawberry Knolls vicinity, Utah Highway 14, ca. 3.5 miles E of Duck Creek Campground];
     Elev.: 8273 ft. (2522 m.)
Habitat Notes steep slope, rocky soil; conifer 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° 30'  40" N, 112° 37'  54" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)

Taxonomy


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

     Artemisia pygmaea Gray

     Seriphidium pygmaeum (Gray) W.A. Weber

Common Name(s): pygmy sagebrush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=35490, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06049s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01343s2.jpg 
01343
specimen image: 02444s3.jpg 
02444
specimen image: 02519s2.jpg 
02519
specimen image: 02682s3.jpg 
02682
specimen image: 05552s2.jpg 
05552
specimen image: 07843s3.jpg 
07843

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14311 Arctostaphylos patula      "greenleaf manzanita" 1.7 mi. SW
06043 Geranium caespitosum      "James' geranium" same section
14310 Gutierrezia sarothrae      "common snakeweed" 1.7 mi. SW
05722 Opuntia erinacea     same section
06033 Penstemon linarioides      "toadflax beardtongue" same section
14309 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" 1.7 mi. SW

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Strawberry Knolls (Summit) Kane County, UT 1650 ft. NE 8462  Henrie Knolls 
Strawberry Valley Estates Airport (Airport) Kane County, UT 0.8 mi. S 8098  Henrie Knolls 
Willis Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 0.9 mi. S   Strawberry Point 
Cold Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 1 mi. E 7993  Asay Bench 
Billingsly Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 1.9 mi. SE   Long Valley Junction 
Duck Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 1.9 mi. NW   Henrie Knolls 
Duck Creek Sinks (Basin) Kane County, UT 2 mi. NW 8396  Henrie Knolls 
Duck Creek Village (Populated Place) Kane County, UT 1.9 mi. NW 8495  Henrie Knolls 
Duck Creek Village Campground (Locale) Kane County, UT 2 mi. NW 8390  Henrie Knolls 
Road Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.4 mi. S   Strawberry Point 
Swains Creek Airport (Airport) Kane County, UT 2.5 mi. S 7746  Long Valley Junction 
Harris Spring Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.6 mi. S   Long Valley Junction 
Bowers Spring (Spring) Iron County, UT 3 mi. N 8255  Henrie Knolls 
Aspen-Mirror Lake (Lake) Kane County, UT 2.5 mi. W 8429  Henrie Knolls 
Bowers Knoll (Summit) Garfield County, UT 3.2 mi. N 8531  Asay Bench 
Everett Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.2 mi. S   Strawberry Point 
Harris Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 3.1 mi. S 7861  Long Valley Junction 
Broad Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 3 mi. SW   Strawberry Point 
Bowers Flat (Flat) Iron County, UT 3.4 mi. N 8235  Henrie Knolls 
Uinta Flat (Flat) Garfield County, UT 3 mi. NE 7861  Asay Bench 

Links

Taxon Links for species Artemisia pygmaea  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=Artemisia+pygmaea

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