Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 09943 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
CactaceaeCactaceaeCactaceae  
Species Coryphantha vivipara (Nutt.) Britton & Rose
Infraspecific    var. arizonica (Engelm.) W.T. Marshall
Common name   Arizona foxtail cactus
Collector(s)
J. Mitchell   s.n.  
   with S. Mitchell
Coll. Date 09 September 2004 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Juab County
Locality Deep Creek Mountains, Little Red Cedar Wash;
     Elev.: 6010 ft. (1832 m.)
Habitat Notes alluvial ridge, silty soil; desert shrub 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° 40'  17" N, 113° 58'  0.01" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)

Taxonomy


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

     Escobaria vivipara var. arizonica (Engelm.) D.R. Hunt

     Coryphantha arizonica (Engelm.) Britt. & Rose
     Coryphantha vivipara var. arizonica (Engelm.) W.T. Marsh.
     Mammillaria arizonica Engelm.
     Mammillaria vivipara var. arizonica (Engelm.) L. Benson

Common Name(s): Arizona pincushion cactus, Arizona spinystar.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=528092, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Caryophyllales
                                Family: Cactaceae
                                    Genus: Escobaria
                                        Species: Escobaria vivipara
                                            Variety: Escobaria vivipara var. arizonica
                                                

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09943s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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01188
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05869
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06131
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08645
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10606
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10966
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10966
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10966
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10979
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10979
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11114
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11114
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11114

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09946 Opuntia pulchella     same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Little Valley Wash (Valley) Juab County, UT 0.9 mi. NW   Topaz Mountain East 
Little Red Cedar Spring (Spring) Juab County, UT 1.1 mi. N 6473  Partoun 
Lime Mountain (Summit) Juab County, UT 2.1 mi. E 5909  Partoun 
Wood Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.8 mi. NE   Partoun 
Lime Spring (Spring) Juab County, UT 2.8 mi. E 5250  Partoun 
Trough Spring (Spring) Juab County, UT 3.3 mi. NE 5693  Partoun 
Dry Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 3.6 mi. W   Skinner Canyon 
North Fork Birch Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 4.7 mi. N   Ibapah Peak 
West Fork Birch Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 4.7 mi. N   Partoun 
Blue Spring (Spring) Juab County, UT 4.8 mi. N 8852  Partoun 
The Narrows (Gut) Juab County, UT 4.6 mi. NE 6998  Partoun 
Water Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 4.1 mi. NW   Skinner Canyon 
Little Red Cedar Wash (Valley) Juab County, UT 4.2 mi. SE   Skinner Canyon 
Skinner Canyon (Valley) White Pine County, NV 4.4 mi. SW   Skinner Canyon 
West Desert School (School) Juab County, UT 4.6 mi. SE 4800  Partoun 
South Fork Johnson Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 5.6 mi. N   Partoun 
Partoun (Populated Place) Juab County, UT 4.6 mi. SE 4797  Partoun 

Links

Taxon Links for species Coryphantha vivipara  (Nutt.) Britton & Rose

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=Coryphantha+vivipara

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