Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09349 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Tricardia watsonii Torr. ex S. Watson
Common name   threehearts
R. Van Buren   654  
Coll. Date 03 April 2004 
United States
Washington County
Locality Arizona-Utah border, 100 yds E of northbound I-15.
     Elev.: 2774 ft. (846 m.)
Habitat Notes warm desert shrub community; gravelly Virgin Limestone. 
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° 59'  59" N, 113° 37'  17" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Tricardia watsonii Torr. ex S. Wats.

Common Name(s): threehearts.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31621, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Solanales
                                Family: Hydrophyllaceae
                                    Genus: Tricardia
                                        Species: Tricardia watsonii


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09349s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 08124s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08669s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09363s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Big Valley (Basin) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 2635  Saint George 
Big Valley (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 1.1 mi. NE   Purgatory Canyon 
Lizard Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. NE 2595  Saint George 
Lizard Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 1.4 mi. NE   Lizard Point 
Mokaac Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 2602  Saint George 
Mokaac Wash (Arroyo) Mohave County, AZ 1.6 mi. E   Lizard Point 
Black Rock Interchange (Crossing) Mohave County, AZ 1.8 mi. SW 2799  Purgatory Canyon 
Little Round Valley (Basin) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. NW 2464  White Hills 
Atkinville (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. N 2503  White Hills 
Atkinville Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Saint George 
Curly Hollow Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Jarvis Peak 
Big Round Valley (Basin) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. NW 2444  White Hills 
Val Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. NW   White Hills 
Gardener Well (Well) Mohave County, AZ 2.5 mi. E 2720  Lizard Point 
Starvation Point (Cape) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. W 2927  White Hills 
Price City (historical) (Locale) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. N 2500  Saint George 
Bloomington (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. N 2520  Saint George 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 3.4 mi. N 2523  Saint George 
West Mountain Valley Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. NW   Jarvis Peak 
Black Knolls (Summit) Mohave County, AZ 3.3 mi. SW 3583  Purgatory Canyon 


Taxon Links for species Tricardia watsonii  Torr. ex 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

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