Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 08294 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
ChenopodiaceaeAmaranthaceaeChenopodiaceae  
Species Atriplex confertifolia (Torr. & Frem.) S. Watson
Common name   shadscale saltbush
Collector(s)
D.M. Barnes   3308  
Coll. Date 10 May 2003 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Sevier County
Locality Richfield, road passing College of Southern Utah extension, W of freeway.
    
Habitat Notes dry wash, cool desert shrub community; clay 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 38° 45'  20" N, 112° 5'  23" W
Township Range T23S, R3W, Sec. 35 N 1/2  
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).

Taxonomy


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

     Atriplex confertifolia (Torr. & Frém.) S. Wats.

     Atriplex collina Woot. & Standl.
     Atriplex jonesii Standl.
     Atriplex subconferta Rydb.

Common Name(s): shadscale, shadscale saltbush, spiny saltbush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=20519, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 08294s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00963s3.jpg 
00963
specimen image: 01226s1.jpg 
01226
specimen image: 02060s1.jpg 
02060
specimen image: 02097s1.jpg 
02097
specimen image: 02710s1.jpg 
02710
specimen image: 09422s1.jpg 
09422
specimen image: 11297s1.jpg 
11297

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08292 Aliciella triodon      "coyote gilia" same section
08291 Alyssum desertorum      "desert madwort" same section
08290 Chorispora tenella      "crossflower" same section
05298 Cirsium subniveum      "snowy thistle" 1 mi. S
08299 Cryptantha recurvata      "curved-nut forget-me-not" same section
08296 Descurainia incisa  var. filipes  same section
08298 Draba cuneifolia  var. cuneifolia   "wedge-leaf whitlow-cress" same section
08289 Eriogonum shockleyi      "Shockley's wild buckwheat" same section
08297 Gilia ophthalmoides      "eyed gilia" same section
08288 Halogeton glomeratus      "saltlover" same section
08293 Lappula occidentalis  var. occidentalis   "western stickseed" same section
08295 Rhus aromatica  var. simplicifolia   "skunkbush sumac" same section
05299 Tetradymia glabrata      "little-leaf horsebrush" 1 mi. S

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Sevier County, UT 1236 ft. W 5315  Richfield 
KOA Campground (Locale) Sevier County, UT 2032 ft. NW 5335  Richfield 
Valley Community Presbyterian Church (Church) Sevier County, UT 0.7 mi. NE 5315  Richfield 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Sevier County, UT 0.8 mi. N 5328  Richfield 
Red Hills Middle School (School) Sevier County, UT 0.8 mi. N 5355  Richfield 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Sevier County, UT 0.8 mi. N 5341  Richfield 
KKWZ-FM (Richfield) (Tower) Sevier County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 5289  Richfield 
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (Church) Sevier County, UT 0.9 mi. N 5332  Richfield 
KSVC-AM (Richfield) (Tower) Sevier County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 5279  Richfield 
Ashman School (School) Sevier County, UT 1 mi. N 5345  Richfield 
Sevier County Fairground (Locale) Sevier County, UT 0.9 mi. NE 5282  Richfield 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Sevier County, UT 1 mi. N 5361  Richfield 
Richfield Post Office (Post Office) Sevier County, UT 1 mi. N 5341  Richfield 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Sevier County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 5312  Richfield 
Assembly of God Church (Church) Sevier County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 5322  Richfield 
Richfield (Populated Place) Sevier County, UT 1.2 mi. N 5351  Richfield 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Sevier County, UT 1.3 mi. N 5374  Richfield 
Trinity Baptist Church (Church) Sevier County, UT 1.3 mi. N 5358  Richfield 
Pahvant School (School) Sevier County, UT 1.4 mi. N 5387  Richfield 
First Baptist Church (Church) Sevier County, UT 1.4 mi. N 5378  Richfield 

Links

Taxon Links for species Atriplex confertifolia  (Torr. & Frem.) 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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Atriplex+confertifolia

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