Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 00791 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Sarcobatus vermiculatus (Hook.) Torr.
Common name   greasewood
R. Collins   163  
Coll. Date 19 June 1979 
United States
Locality road to Maple Canyon, Manti.
     Elev.: 5500 ft. (1677 m.)
Habitat Notes 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 39° 19'  16" N, 111° 41'  43" W
Township Range T17S, R2E, Sec. 21  
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):

     Sarcobatus vermiculatus (Hook.) Torr.

     Sarcobatus baileyi Coville
     Sarcobatus vermiculatus var. baileyi (Coville) Jepson

Common Name(s): black greasewood, greasewood.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=20707, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Caryophyllales
                                Family: Chenopodiaceae
                                    Genus: Sarcobatus
                                        Species: Sarcobatus vermiculatus


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 00791s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01063s1.jpg 
specimen image: 01393s3.jpg 
specimen image: 02202s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02378s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05388s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07844s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08613s2.jpg 
specimen image: 09215s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Maple Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 2726 ft. W   Hells Kitchen Canyon SE 
South Neba Wildlife Management Area (Park) Sanpete County, UT 2.1 mi. SW 6621  Manti 
Twin Knolls (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.4 mi. S 5446  Manti 
City Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.4 mi. SE   Manti 
Dry Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 3.1 mi. N   Chriss Canyon 
Dodge Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 3.1 mi. S   Manti 
River Knoll (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 3.1 mi. S 5542  Manti 
South Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 3.9 mi. S   Manti 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 4.1 mi. N   Wales 
KMTI-AM (Manti) (Tower) Sanpete County, UT 3.9 mi. SE 5506  Manti 
Sanpete Valley (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 4.9 mi. S   Fairview 
Manti High School (School) Sanpete County, UT 4.5 mi. SE 5578  Manti 
Manti Cemetery (Cemetery) Sanpete County, UT 4.5 mi. SE 5565  Manti 
Horse Mountain (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 5.3 mi. N 7412  Wales 
Manti Campground (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 4.5 mi. SE 5538  Manti 
KSME-FM (Manti) (Tower) Sanpete County, UT 4.8 mi. SE 5607  Manti 
Manti Temple (Church) Sanpete County, UT 4.7 mi. SE 5699  Manti 
Manti (Populated Place) Sanpete County, UT 4.8 mi. SE 5617  Manti 
Manti Post Office (Post Office) Sanpete County, UT 4.9 mi. SE 5624  Manti 
Manti School (School) Sanpete County, UT 5 mi. SE 5640  Manti 


Taxon Links for species Sarcobatus vermiculatus  (Hook.) Torr.

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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