Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 07840 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Bassia americana (S. Watson) A.J. Scott
Common name   green molly
Donna M. Barnes   3083  
Coll. Date 05 September 2002 
United States
Tooele County
Locality Highway 36, just off road W of Tooele Army Depot.
Habitat Notes desert shrub 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 40° 16'  6" N, 111° 21'  38" W
Township Range T6S, R5E, Sec. 27  
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).


No synonyms recognized in the ITIS database.


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 07840s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02659s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04731s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05072s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05963s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08251s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08612s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09602s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10999s1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
07837 Allenrolfea occidentalis      "iodinebush" same section
07839 Atriplex gardneri  var. utahensis   "Utah saltbush" same section
07838 Picrothamnus desertorum      "bud sage" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Wardsworth Peak (Summit) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. SE 8760  Twin Peaks 
Soldier Bench (Bench) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. W 7638  Wallsburg Ridge 
Thorn Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. SE   Twin Peaks 
Rock Slide Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2 mi. W   Twin Peaks 
Wing Flat (Flat) Wasatch County, UT 2.6 mi. N 8088  Wallsburg Ridge 
Upper Clark Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.1 mi. S   Two Tom Hill 
Sheep Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. W   Wallsburg Ridge 
Wheeler Fork (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 3.3 mi. N   Twin Peaks 
Strawberry Peak (Summit) Wasatch County, UT 2.7 mi. NE 9666  Twin Peaks 
Glen Cabin Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 3.3 mi. N   Twin Peaks 
Brumley Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 3.5 mi. N   Twin Peaks 
Second Set (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 3.6 mi. N   Twin Peaks 
Balsam Bench (Bench) Wasatch County, UT 3.7 mi. N 7720  Wallsburg Ridge 
Pete Canyon (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 3.6 mi. N   Twin Peaks 
Twin Peaks (Summit) Wasatch County, UT 3.1 mi. E 9659  Twin Peaks 
Red Pine Knoll (Summit) Utah County, UT 3.3 mi. SW 8130  Granger Mountain 
Clark Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 4.1 mi. S   Two Tom Hill 
The Narrows (Gap) Utah County, UT 3.3 mi. W 6359  Wallsburg Ridge 
Rattlesnake Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. W 8501  Wallsburg Ridge 
Buck Spring (Spring) Wasatch County, UT 3.4 mi. E 9328  Twin Peaks 


Taxon Links for species Bassia americana  (S. Watson) A.J. Scott

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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