Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 08161 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Phoradendron juniperinum Engelm. ex A. Gray
Common name   juniper mistletoe
Donna M. Barnes   3151  
Coll. Date 05 April 2003 
United States
Locality 1 mile S of Coral Pink Sand Dune State Park.
     Elev.: 5850 ft. (1784 m.)
Habitat Notes pinyon-juniper community; sandy 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 37° 1'  55" N, 112° 44'  59" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Phoradendron juniperinum Engelm. ex Gray

     Phoradendron juniperinum var. ligatum (Trel.) Fosberg
     Phoradendron ligatum Trel.

Common Name(s): juniper mistletoe.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=27866, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Santalales
                                Family: Viscaceae
                                    Genus: Phoradendron
                                        Species: Phoradendron juniperinum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 08161s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02351s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03536s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10721b1.jpg 
specimen image: 10721a1.jpg 
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specimen image: 15459s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05085 Abronia fragrans      "snowball sand verbena" 1.8 mi. W
05095 Artemisia filifolia      "sand sagebrush" 1.8 mi. W
05083 Boechera holboellii  var. pinetorum  1.8 mi. W
05096 Calamovilfa gigantea      "giant sandreed" 1.8 mi. W
05082 Fritillaria atropurpurea      "leopard-lily" 1.8 mi. W
05094 Juncus arcticus  subsp. littoralis   "mountain rush" 1.8 mi. W
05081 Lathyrus brachycalyx  var. zionis   "Zion sweetpea" 1.8 mi. W
05084 Phlox austromontana  var. prostrata   "creeping southern phlox" 1.8 mi. W
05080 Sophora stenophylla      "fringe-leaf necklacepod" 1.8 mi. W
11988 Wyethia scabra      "rough mule's ears" 1.1 mi. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Coral Pink Sand Dunes Campground (Locale) Kane County, UT 0.9 mi. E 5919  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Esplin Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 1.5 mi. N 6142  Elephant Butte 
Willow Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 2.3 mi. N 6411  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Dixie Knoll (Summit) Kane County, UT 1.9 mi. W 5742  Elephant Butte 
Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Reserve (Park) Kane County, UT 1.9 mi. E 5925  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Chris Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 5932  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Bee Cistern (Well) Mohave County, AZ 3 mi. SW 5880  Moccasin 
Willow Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 3.6 mi. S 5889  Moccasin 
Harris Springs (Spring) Kane County, UT 3.8 mi. N 6385  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Moquith Mountains (Range) Kane County, UT 3.1 mi. E 6893  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Yellowjacket Picnic Site (Park) Kane County, UT 4 mi. NE 6214  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Elephant Gap (Gap) Kane County, UT 4.1 mi. NW 6155  Elephant Butte 
Ed Lamb Point (Cape) Kane County, UT 3.9 mi. SE 6861  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Harris Flat (Flat) Kane County, UT 4.7 mi. N 6024  Elephant Butte 
Moccasin Mountains (Range) Kane County, UT 4.2 mi. W 5883  Elephant Butte 
Ed Lamb Point (Cliff) Mohave County, AZ 4.5 mi. SE 6779  Kaibab 
Red Cliff Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 4.7 mi. SE 5512  Kaibab 
Blue Knolls (Summit) Mohave County, AZ 5.1 mi. SE 5253  Kaibab 
Moccasin Mountains (Summit) Mohave County, AZ 5.1 mi. S 6149  Moccasin 
Burnt Corral Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 5.5 mi. S 6086  Moccasin 


Taxon Links for species Phoradendron juniperinum  Engelm. ex A. Gray

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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