Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 06861 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
RosaceaeRosaceaeRosaceae  
Species Purshia mexicana (D. Don) Henrickson
Common name   Mexico cliffrose
Collector(s)
J. Bridge   34  
Coll. Date 17 June 2002 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah County
Locality Dry Canyon, ca 2 m NE on ORV trail.
     Elev.: 5550 ft. (1692 m.)
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° 20'  34" N, 111° 40'  36" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Purshia mexicana (D. Don) Henrickson

     Cowania mexicana D. Don
     Cowania mexicana var. dubia Brandeg.

Common Name(s): Mexican cliffrose.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=195899, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rosales
                                Family: Rosaceae
                                    Genus: Purshia
                                        Species: Purshia mexicana
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15315 Aquilegia vulgaris      "European columbine" 1.4 mi. S
15444 Artemisia       "sagebrush" 1.9 mi. NE
15254 Betula occidentalis      "water birch" 1.9 mi. NE
15251 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" 1.5 mi. N
15371 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 2.2 mi. SW
15273 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 1.9 mi. NE
15445 Gutierrezia sarothrae      "common snakeweed" 1.9 mi. NE
15372 Humulus lupulus      "common hop" 2.2 mi. SW
01546 Hydrophyllum occidentale  var. watsonii  1.4 mi. NW
06862 Lomatium triternatum  subsp. platycarpum   "Great Basin desert parsley" same section
01544 Mertensia ciliata      "mountain bluebells" 1.4 mi. NW
15320 Oenothera cespitosa      "tufted evening primrose" 2699 ft. S
01545 Physaria acutifolia  var. acutifolia   "sharpleaf twinpod" 1.4 mi. NW
15269 Rhus trilobata      "skunkbush sumac" 1.9 mi. NE
15314 Salvia x sylvestris  hybrid [nemorosa x pratensis]   "woodland sage" 1.4 mi. S
15256 Sambucus cerulea     1.9 mi. NE
08014 Toxicodendron rydbergii      "western poison ivy" 1.9 mi. NE

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. S 5059  Orem 
Sumac Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. SW   Orem 
Dry Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1 mi. S   Orem 
Orem Cemetery (Cemetery) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. S 4892  Orem 
Squaw Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. W   Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. W 4813  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. S 4839  Orem 
Northridge School (School) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. SW 4800  Orem 
North Union Canal (Canal) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. SW 4794  Orem 
Orchard School (School) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. S 4843  Orem 
Big Baldy (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. N 8616  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. S 4817  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. SW 4777  Orem 
Canyon View Junior High School (School) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. S 4833  Orem 
Alta Aqueduct (Canal) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. SE 5581  Orem 
Timpanogos Memorial Gardens (Cemetery) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. S 4820  Orem 
North Fork Battle Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2 mi. N   Timpanogos Cave 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. SW 4787  Orem 
Windsor School (School) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. SW 4787  Orem 
Indian Trail (Trail) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. NE 7376  Orem 

Links

Taxon Links for species Purshia mexicana  (D. Don) Henrickson

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=Purshia+mexicana

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