Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 09451 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
EuphorbiaceaeEuphorbiaceaeEuphorbiaceae  
Species Chamaesyce albomarginata (Torr. & Gray) Small
Common name   rattlesnake weed
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   3807  
   with K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 04 May 2004 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Washington County
Locality Mojave Desert Joshua Tree Road, [Beaver Dam Mountains, Curly Hollow Wash vicinity, along Bulldog Pass Road, ca. 6.2 miles S of the junction with Old Highway 91];
     Elev.: 4310 ft. (1314 m.)
Habitat Notes S facing slope, gypsiferous crust; pinyon-juniper 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 37° 5'  16" N, 113° 45'  58" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.

Taxonomy


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

     Chamaesyce albomarginata (Torr. & Gray) Small

     Euphorbia albomarginata Torr. & Gray

Common Name(s): rattlesnake weed, whitemargin eupatorium, whitemargin euphorbia, whitemargin sandmat, whitemargin spurge.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=501400, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Euphorbiales
                                Family: Euphorbiaceae
                                    Genus: Chamaesyce
                                        Species: Chamaesyce albomarginata
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09451s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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00408
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02774
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04894
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08365
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08670
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11520
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11520
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11541
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11541
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11600
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11600

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09454 Amsinckia tessellata      "bristly fiddleneck" same section
03008 Astragalus ampullarioides     1.2 mi. N
09450 Camissonia parryi      "Parry's suncup" same section
09455 Cryptantha pterocarya  var. pterocarya   "winged-nut forget-me-not" same section
08123 Cymopterus purpureus  var. purpureus   "purple spring parsley" 1.2 mi. N
09452 Mimulus parryi      "annual redspot monkeyflower" same section
09453 Phacelia pulchella  var. pulchella   "beautiful scorpionweed" same section
08124 Tricardia watsonii      "threehearts" 1.2 mi. N

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Quail Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 2428 ft. N 4232  Jarvis Peak 
Mine Valley (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. S   Jarvis Peak 
Mine Valley Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. S 4472  Jarvis Peak 
Cave Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. SE 3819  White Hills 
Jarvis Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. W 6411  Jarvis Peak 
Reef Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. N 4288  Jarvis Peak 
Laub Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. N 3757  Jarvis Peak 
Cottonwood Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2 mi. E 3452  White Hills 
Tahoari (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. W 5502  Jarvis Peak 
Apex Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. SW 5243  Jarvis Peak 
Paymaster Mine Shaft (Mine) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. SW 5492  Jarvis Peak 
White Hills (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. E 3566  White Hills 
Westside Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 3 mi. W 5794  Jarvis Peak 
Cedar Pockets (Range) Washington County, UT 3.8 mi. SW 4564  Jarvis Peak 
Black Warrior Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 3.4 mi. SW 6257  Jarvis Peak 
Curley Hollow Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. SE 3225  White Hills 
Blakes Lambing Grounds (Area) Washington County, UT 4.1 mi. S 4098  White Hills 
Utah Hill Summit (Locale) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. W 4744  Jarvis Peak 
Bulldog Pass (Gap) Washington County, UT 4.5 mi. SW 4734  Jarvis Peak 
Boomer Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 4.2 mi. E 3691  White Hills 

Links

Taxon Links for species Chamaesyce albomarginata  (Torr. & Gray) Small

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=Chamaesyce+albomarginata

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