Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 02378 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Sarcobatus vermiculatus (Hook.) Torr.
Common name   greasewood
T. Kennedy   s.n.  
Coll. Date 21 September 1996 
United States
Locality Indian Canyon, west hillside, canyon bottom, rocky soil.
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° 2'  11" N, 112° 31'  27" W
Township Range T9S, R6W  
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).


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

     Sarcobatus vermiculatus (Hook.) Torr.

     Sarcobatus baileyi Coville
     Sarcobatus vermiculatus var. baileyi (Coville) Jepson

Common Name(s): black greasewood, greasewood.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=20707, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 02378s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00791s1.jpg 
specimen image: 01063s1.jpg 
specimen image: 01393s3.jpg 
specimen image: 02202s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05388s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07844s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08613s2.jpg 
specimen image: 09215s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02372 Chrysothamnus nauseosus  var. psilocarpus   "Huntington rubber rabbitbrush" 1.4 mi. SW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Coyote Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 1278 ft. N 6175  Lookout Pass 
South Fork East Government Creek (Stream) Tooele County, UT 0.8 mi. SW   Lookout Pass 
Stepladder Trough (Flat) Tooele County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 6086  Lookout Pass 
Talawag Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1.3 mi. S   Lookout Pass 
North Pine Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1.8 mi. S   Erickson Knoll 
West Well (Well) Tooele County, UT 1.6 mi. NE 5745  Lookout Pass 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1.9 mi. S   Erickson Knoll 
Spring Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2 mi. N   Lookout Pass 
Lion Hill Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 2.9 mi. S 6716  Erickson Knoll 
Little Red Pine Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. N   Lookout Pass 
Lion Hill (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. S 6890  Erickson Knoll 
Black Crook Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 3.7 mi. S 9161  Erickson Knoll 
Red Pine Mountain (Summit) Tooele County, UT 3 mi. W 8294  Lookout Pass 
Hill Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 3.7 mi. NW 6487  Lookout Pass 
East Government Creek (Stream) Tooele County, UT 4 mi. NE   Lookout Pass 
Hilltop Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 4.4 mi. S 8816  Erickson Knoll 
Left Fork South Oak Brush Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 4.4 mi. S   Erickson Knoll 
Right Fork South Oak Brush Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 4.5 mi. S   Erickson Knoll 
Mud Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 4.2 mi. SW 7080  Erickson Knoll 
Harker Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 4.2 mi. SE   Erickson Knoll 


Taxon Links for species Sarcobatus vermiculatus  (Hook.) Torr.

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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