Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 07130 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Artemisia biennis Willd.
Common name   biennial wormwood
Donna M. Barnes   2513  
   with S. Eaton, G. Eaton
Coll. Date 17 August 2002 
United States
Sevier County
Locality N of Fish Lake, eastern shore of Johnson Valley Reservoir, S of the boat ramp;
     Elev.: 8921 ft. (2720 m.)
Habitat Notes aspen-fir community, receeding lake margins. 
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 38° 37'  N, 111° 38'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Artemisia biennis Willd.

Common Name(s): biennial sagewort, biennial wormwood.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=35451, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 07130s4.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05435s2.jpg 
specimen image: 05681s5.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14339 Alnus incana      "gray alder" same section
14338 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. viscidiflorus  2.7 mi. NE
07164 Conyza canadensis  var. glabrata   "Canadian horseweed" same section
03826 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. subaridum   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" same section
07163 Galium trifidum      "three-petaled bedstraw" same section
03827 Gentianella heterosepala      "northern dwarf-gentian" same section
14342 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" 1532 ft. S
15089 Rubus       "blackberry" 1859 ft. S
14341 Rubus idaeus  var. strigosus   "wild red raspberry" 1532 ft. S
07162 Rumex maritimus      "golden dock" same section
14340 Salix drummondiana      "Drummond's willow" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Johnson Reservoir Campground (Locale) Sevier County, UT 1277 ft. SW 8885  Fish Lake 
Johnson Valley Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 0.7 mi. SW 8826  Fish Lake 
Johnson Valley Dam (Dam) Sevier County, UT 0.7 mi. SW 8826  Fish Lake 
Sevier County (Civil) Sevier County, UT 0.7 mi. NE 9679  Mount Terrill 
Sevenmile Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 0.8 mi. W   Mount Terrill 
Piute Campground (Locale) Sevier County, UT 0.9 mi. W 8888  Fish Lake 
Zedds Campground (Locale) Sevier County, UT 1.2 mi. SE 8678  Forsyth Reservoir 
Tasha Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 1.2 mi. NW   Fish Lake 
Reflection Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 1.2 mi. W 8826  Fish Lake 
Zedds Meadows (Flat) Sevier County, UT 1.4 mi. SE 8678  Forsyth Reservoir 
Porcupine Draw (Valley) Sevier County, UT 1.4 mi. SW   Fish Lake 
Water Flat (Flat) Sevier County, UT 1.6 mi. NE 8937  Hilgard Mountain 
Lake Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 1.8 mi. SW   Fish Lake 
Zedds Mountain (Summit) Sevier County, UT 1.8 mi. SE 10178  Forsyth Reservoir 
Frying Pan Flat (Flat) Sevier County, UT 1.8 mi. W 8921  Fish Lake 
Tasha Recreation Site (Locale) Sevier County, UT 1.9 mi. W 9056  Fish Lake 
Travois Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 3 mi. N 9210  Mount Terrill 
Frying Pan Campground (Locale) Sevier County, UT 2.6 mi. W 9019  Fish Lake 
Lake Louise (Lake) Sevier County, UT 2.8 mi. W 9823  Mount Terrill 
Mount Marvine (Summit) Sevier County, UT 3.6 mi. N 11329  Mount Terrill 


Taxon Links for species Artemisia biennis  Willd.

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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