Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 08171 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Anemone tuberosa Rydb.
Common name   desert windflower
Donna M. Barnes   3142  
Coll. Date 04 April 2003 
United States
Mohave County
Locality 3 miles S of Utah-Arizona border, River Road, Arizona Strip;
     Elev.: 3438 ft. (1048 m.)
Habitat Notes Larrea community; volcanic boulder field. 
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 36° 58'  25" N, 113° 33'  42" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Anemone tuberosa Rydb.

Common Name(s): desert windflower, tuber anemone.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=18450, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Magnoliidae
                            Order: Ranunculales
                                Family: Ranunculaceae
                                    Genus: Anemone
                                        Species: Anemone tuberosa


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 08171s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04181s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06221s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10160s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11502f1.jpg 
specimen image: 11502s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
04212 Ambrosia eriocentra      "woolly bur-sage" same section
08170 Corydalis aurea  var. occidentalis   "golden fumewort" same section
08169 Erodium texanum      "Texas stork's bill" same section
08172 Lepidium densiflorum  var. ramosum   "common peppercress" same section
10138 Poa bigelovii      "Bigelow's bluegrass" 1.7 mi. NE
10139 Schismus barbatus      "Mediterranean grass" 1.7 mi. NE
11500 Vulpia octoflora      "sixweeks fescue" 1.7 mi. NE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
State Line Reservoir (Reservoir) Mohave County, AZ 0.7 mi. NE 2809  Lizard Point 
Mokaac Reservoir (Reservoir) Mohave County, AZ 1.4 mi. SE 2963  Lizard Point 
Gardener Well (Well) Mohave County, AZ 1.8 mi. N 2720  Lizard Point 
White Dome (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. N 2854  Saint George 
Mokaac Wash (Arroyo) Mohave County, AZ 2.5 mi. NW   Lizard Point 
Big Valley (Basin) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. NW 2635  Saint George 
Big Valley (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 3.2 mi. NW   Purgatory Canyon 
Mokaac Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.6 mi. N 2602  Saint George 
Lizard Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. NW 2595  Saint George 
Lizard Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 3.7 mi. NW   Lizard Point 
Lizard Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 4 mi. SW 3622  Lizard Point 
Little Black Mountain (Summit) Mohave County, AZ 3.7 mi. E 3484  Yellowhorse Flat 
Price City Hills (Summit) Washington County, UT 4.6 mi. N 3032  Saint George 
Little Black Mountain (Summit) Washington County, UT 4.2 mi. NE 3009  Washington Dome 
Lizard Point (Cape) Mohave County, AZ 4.7 mi. SW 4807  Lizard Point 
Mokaac Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 5.2 mi. S 3612  Lizard Point 
Quail Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 5.3 mi. S   Wolf Hole Mountain East 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 5.4 mi. N 2681  Saint George 
Little Valley (Basin) Washington County, UT 5.5 mi. N 2628  Saint George 
Price City (historical) (Locale) Washington County, UT 5.4 mi. N 2500  Saint George 


Taxon Links for species Anemone tuberosa  Rydb.

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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