Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09883 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Cordylanthus ramosus Nutt. ex Benth.
Common name   bushy bird's beak
D.M. Barnes   4087  
Coll. Date 25 June 2004 
United States
Uintah County
Locality Jones Hole road, ca 1.5 mi. east along dirt road, at top of mesa.
     Elev.: 7695 ft. (2346 m.)
Habitat Notes caespitose community south of rd, sage flats. 
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 40° 35'  23" N, 109° 18'  7" 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.


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

     Cordylanthus ramosus Nutt. ex Benth.

     Cordylanthus ramosus var. puberulus J.F. Macbr.
     Cordylanthus ramosus ssp. setosus Pennell

Common Name(s): Busby bird's-beak, bushy birdbeak, bushy bird's beak, muchbranched bird'sbeak.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=33574, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Scrophulariales
                                Family: Scrophulariaceae
                                    Genus: Cordylanthus
                                        Species: Cordylanthus ramosus


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09883s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09886 Allium acuminatum      "taper-tip wild onion" same section
09889 Artemisia frigida      "prairie sagewort" same section
09881 Chaenactis douglasii      "Douglas' dusty-maiden" same section
09884 Chenopodium leptophyllum      "narrow-leaf goosefoot" same section
09885 Eremogone hookeri  var. hookeri   "Hooker's sandwort" same section
09888 Gutierrezia sarothrae      "common snakeweed" same section
09880 Oenothera coronopifolia      "crownleaf evening primrose" same section
09882 Paronychia sessiliflora      "creeping nailwort" same section
09887 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bowrey Spring (Spring) Uintah County, UT 2503 ft. N 7074  Jensen Ridge 
Blair Spring (Spring) Uintah County, UT 1.4 mi. E 7107  Jensen Ridge 
Switchback Spring (Spring) Uintah County, UT 2 mi. W 6739  Jensen Ridge 
Box Reservoir (Reservoir) Uintah County, UT 2.9 mi. S 5952  Jensen Ridge 
Diamond Mountain Plateau (Plain) Uintah County, UT 3.3 mi. N 7494  Blair Basin 
Squaw Spring (Spring) Uintah County, UT 3.6 mi. N 7317  Blair Basin 
Diamond Mountain (Summit) Uintah County, UT 3 mi. E 7779  Island Park 
Willow Spring Draw (Valley) Uintah County, UT 4.4 mi. N   Burnt Cabin Gorge 
Shiner Reservoir (Reservoir) Uintah County, UT 4.6 mi. S 5627  Jensen Ridge 
Diamond Valley (Basin) Uintah County, UT 4.7 mi. N 7199  Blair Basin 
Diamond Spring (Spring) Uintah County, UT 4.8 mi. NE 7185  Blair Basin 
Willis Ranch (Locale) Uintah County, UT 5.2 mi. N 7228  Blair Basin 
Goodrich Ranch (Locale) Uintah County, UT 5.2 mi. N 7228  Blair Basin 
Jensen Ridge (Ridge) Uintah County, UT 5.6 mi. SW 5597  Jensen Ridge 
Freestone Ranch (Locale) Uintah County, UT 6 mi. N 7687  Blair Basin 


Taxon Links for species Cordylanthus ramosus  Nutt. ex Benth.

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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