Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 07146 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Cressa truxillensis Kunth
Common name   spreading alkaliweed
K.T. Harper   2002-79a  
   with R. Van Buren, J. Cooper, J. Simpson
Coll. Date 13 August 2002 
United States
Box Elder County
Locality Six miles west of I-15 Freeway, route 1082 (road to Bear River Bird Refuge), on salt playa of Lake Bonneville.
     Elev.: 4239 ft. (1292 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 42° 28'  N, 112° 9'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Cressa truxillensis Kunth

     Cressa depressa Goodding
     Cressa insularis House
     Cressa truxillensis var. minima (Heller) Munz
     Cressa truxillensis var. vallicola (Heller) Munz

Common Name(s): alkaliweed, spreading alkaliweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=30832, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Solanales
                                Family: Convolvulaceae
                                    Genus: Cressa
                                        Species: Cressa truxillensis


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 07146s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 09063s1.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
Portneuf Marsh Valley Canal (Canal) Bannock County, ID 0.9 mi. NE 4902  Downey West 
Virginia (Populated Place) Bannock County, ID 2.1 mi. N 4800  Downey West 
Brush Creek (Stream) Bannock County, ID 1.8 mi. E   Downey East 
Yago Creek (Stream) Bannock County, ID 2.2 mi. N   Downey East 
Cambridge (Populated Place) Bannock County, ID 2 mi. SE 4912  Downey East 
Downey (Populated Place) Bannock County, ID 2.9 mi. SE 4866  Downey East 
Downey Elementary School (School) Bannock County, ID 3 mi. SE 4879  Downey East 
Birch Creek (Stream) Bannock County, ID 2.8 mi. SW   Malad Summit 
Downey Junior High School (historical) (School) Bannock County, ID 3.1 mi. SE 4885  Downey East 
Marsh Valley (Populated Place) Bannock County, ID 3.5 mi. N 4876  Arimo 
Downey Cemetery (Cemetery) Bannock County, ID 2.7 mi. E 5135  Downey East 
Marsh Valley Cemetery (Cemetery) Bannock County, ID 3.4 mi. SE 4879  Downey East 
Wiregrass Reservoir Access Area (Locale) Bannock County, ID 2.8 mi. W 4787  Downey West 
Wiregrass Reservoir (Reservoir) Bannock County, ID 3 mi. W 4718  Downey West 
Wiregrass Dam (Dam) Bannock County, ID 3 mi. W 4718  Downey West 
Downey Airport (Airport) Bannock County, ID 3.5 mi. SE 4912  Downey East 
Aspen Creek (Stream) Bannock County, ID 4.1 mi. S   Oxford 
Hawkins Creek (Stream) Bannock County, ID 3.7 mi. N   Hawkins 
Ninemile Creek (Stream) Bannock County, ID 3.4 mi. E   Downey East 
Reese Creek (Stream) Bannock County, ID 3.5 mi. W   Wakley Peak 


Taxon Links for species Cressa truxillensis  Kunth

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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