Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 02483 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Encelia frutescens (A. Gray) A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. resinosa M.E. Jones ex S.F. Blake
Common name   sticky brittlebush
D. Barnett   s.n.  
Coll. Date 20 September 1996 
United States
Emery County
Locality San Rafael Swell.
Habitat Notes Atriplex - Encelia 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 39° 7'  35" N, 110° 48'  14" W
Township Range T19S, R10E, Sec. 33  
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):

     Encelia frutescens var. resinosa M.E. Jones ex Blake

Common Name(s): button brittlebush, resin brittlebush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=527881, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Encelia
                                        Species: Encelia frutescens
                                            Variety: Encelia frutescens var. resinosa


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 02483s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02826s3.jpg 
specimen image: 03087s2.jpg 
specimen image: 03983s2.jpg 
specimen image: 05948s2.jpg 
specimen image: 06402s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08528s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08914s2.jpg 
specimen image: 09218s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10217s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10232s2.jpg 
specimen image: 11618d1.jpg 
specimen image: 11618s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13548s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15641s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10942 Abronia nana      "dwarf sand verbena" 2 mi. SE
10947 Cryptantha mensana      "Emery cat's eye" 2 mi. SE
10948 Descurainia sophia      "flix weed" 2 mi. SE
10945 Ipomopsis polycladon      "spreading gilia" 2 mi. SE
10946 Lappula occidentalis      "western stickseed" 2 mi. SE
10941 Mentzelia albicaulis      "whitestem blazingstar" 2 mi. SE
10943 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" 2 mi. SE
10944 Sphaeralcea parvifolia      "small-leaf globemallow" 2 mi. SE
10940 Streptanthella longirostris      "long-beaked streptanthella" 2 mi. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Chalk Hills (Summit) Emery County, UT 2694 ft. NE 5758  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Wedge Pond Number 2 (Lake) Emery County, UT 1.7 mi. SE 5978  Sids Mountain 
Wedge Pond Number 1 (Lake) Emery County, UT 1.6 mi. E 5843  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Wedge Overlook (Locale) Emery County, UT 1.9 mi. E 5919  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Sand Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 2.4 mi. N 5571  Buckhorn Reservoir 
The Red Ledges (Cliff) Emery County, UT 2.1 mi. NW 5496  Buckhorn Reservoir 
North Salt Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. S   Short Canyon 
Cloyds Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 2.7 mi. NE 5722  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Sand Bench (Bench) Emery County, UT 2.7 mi. NW 5686  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Red Knoll (Summit) Emery County, UT 3.2 mi. N 5804  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Virgin Spring Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.2 mi. SE   Sids Mountain 
Wedge Pond Number 4 (Lake) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. SE 6132  Sids Mountain 
Buckhorn Well (Well) Emery County, UT 3.4 mi. N 5620  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Fuller Bottom (Flat) Emery County, UT 2.9 mi. W 5259  Sids Mountain 
Fuller Bottom Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.9 mi. W   Buckhorn Reservoir 
Little Wedge Plateau (Plain) Emery County, UT 3.5 mi. SW 5568  Sids Mountain 
Favorite Hills (Summit) Emery County, UT 3.6 mi. NW 5683  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Jorgensen Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 3.4 mi. NW 5571  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Swazy Hole (Lake) Emery County, UT 3.5 mi. NE 5725  Bob Hill Knoll 
Drought Relief Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 3.9 mi. NE 5588  Buckhorn Reservoir 


Taxon Links for species Encelia frutescens  (A. Gray) 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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