Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 07847 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Atriplex corrugata S. Watson
Common name   mat saltbush
Donna M. Barnes   3114  
Coll. Date 12 September 2002 
United States
Grand County
Locality Green River, ca 12 miles down river, west bank, on top of low mesa.
     Elev.: 4082 ft. (1245 m.)
Habitat Notes desert salt bush 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 38° 53'  42" N, 110° 9'  50" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Atriplex corrugata S. Wats.

Common Name(s): mat saltbush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=20522, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 07847s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02673s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04340s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08498s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08536s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09578s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
13999 Artemisia spinescens      "bud sage" 1116 ft. S
13998 Astragalus cymboides      "canoe milkvetch" 1116 ft. S
13996 Atriplex gardneri  var. cuneata  1116 ft. S
13994 Cryptantha flava      "yellow cat's eye" 1116 ft. S
13995 Cymopterus bulbosus      "onion spring parsley" 1116 ft. S
13997 Eremopyrum triticeum      "annual wheatgrass" 1116 ft. S
13993 Eriogonum fusiforme      "Grand Valley desert trumpet" 1116 ft. S
07846 Haplopappus rusbyi      "Rusby's goldenbush" same section
13992 Pleuraphis jamesii      "James' galleta" 1116 ft. S
14000 Stenogonum salsuginosum      "smooth two-whorl buckwheat" 1116 ft. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Ninemile Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 1.1 mi. NW   Jessies Twist 
Fivemile Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 1.3 mi. N   Jessies Twist 
Green River State Park (Park) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. N 4124  Green River 
Salt Wash (Valley) Grand County, UT 2.7 mi. SE   Dee Pass 
Little Grand Wash (Valley) Grand County, UT 3 mi. NE   Crescent Junction 
Crystal Geyser (Spring) Grand County, UT 3.4 mi. NE 4078  Green River 
Horse Bench Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 4.2 mi. SW 4213  Horse Bench East 
Horse Bench Dam (Dam) Emery County, UT 4.2 mi. SW 4213  Horse Bench East 
Dry Lake Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 5.4 mi. S   Horse Bench East 
Dellenbaugh Butte (Summit) Grand County, UT 5.6 mi. SE 4232  Green River SE 
Green River Heliport (Airport) Emery County, UT 5.7 mi. N 4242  Green River 


Taxon Links for species Atriplex corrugata  S. Watson

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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