Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 11047 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
AsteraceaeAsteraceaeAsteraceae  
Species Ambrosia acanthicarpa Hook.
Common name   flatspine bur ragweed
Collector(s)
J.G. Harris   3504  
   with M.W. Harris
Coll. Date 28 September 2003 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Emery
Locality near the confluence of the San Rafael and Green Rivers.
     Elev.: 4018 ft. (1225 m.)
Habitat Notes sandy soil, sand 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 38° 46'  8" N, 110° 7'  22" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Ambrosia acanthicarpa Hook.

     Franseria acanthicarpa (Hook.) Coville
     Gaertneria acanthicarpa (Hook.) Britt.

Common Name(s): annual bursage, bursage, bursage ragweed, flatspine burr ragweed, flat-spine burr-ragweed, sand bursage.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=36497, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Ambrosia
                                        Species: Ambrosia acanthicarpa
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 11047s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02589s2.jpg 
02589
specimen image: 02590s2.jpg 
02590
specimen image: 03220s2.jpg 
03220
specimen image: 05509s2.jpg 
05509
specimen image: 07046s2.jpg 
07046
specimen image: 07193s3.jpg 
07193

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11048 Artemisia filifolia      "sand sagebrush" same section
11050 Chrysothamnus nauseosus  var. junceus   "rush rubber rabbitbrush" same section
11051 Chrysothamnus nauseosus  var. turbinatus   "dune rubber rabbitbrush" same section
11052 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. viscidiflorus   "yellow rabbitbrush" same section
11053 Eriogonum leptocladon  var. leptocladon   "sand wild buckwheat" same section
11049 Gutierrezia sarothrae      "common snakeweed" same section
11278 Lygodesmia grandiflora  var. arizonica   "Arizona skeleton plant" same section
11054 Quercus welshii      "Shinnery oak, Tucker's oak" same section
11279 Sphaeralcea leptophylla      "scale-leaf globemallow" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Chaffin Ranch (Locale) Emery County, UT 2201 ft. SW 4016  Horse Bench East 
San Rafael River (Stream) Emery County, UT 1.1 mi. E   Hadden Holes 
Ruby Ranch (Locale) Grand County, UT 1.4 mi. NE 4003  Green River SE 
Moonshine Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 2 mi. SW   Jacks Knob 
Bull Bottom (Bend) Emery County, UT 2.3 mi. S 4088  Tenmile Point 
White Wash (Valley) Grand County, UT 2 mi. E   Dee Pass 
Red Wash (Valley) Grand County, UT 2.4 mi. SE   Green River SE 
San Rafael Valley (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.9 mi. SW   Horse Bench West 
Dry Lake Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.8 mi. N   Horse Bench East 
Dellenbaugh Butte (Summit) Grand County, UT 3.9 mi. N 4232  Green River SE 
Trin-Alcove Bend (Bend) Grand County, UT 4.1 mi. S 4124  Tenmile Point 
Three Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.3 mi. S   Moonshine Wash 
Junes Bottom (Bend) Emery County, UT 4.2 mi. S 4003  Tenmile Point 
Tenmile Point (Ridge) Grand County, UT 5.1 mi. SE 4351  Tenmile Point 
Moonshine Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 5.8 mi. SW 4488  Moonshine Wash 
Gruvers Mesa (Summit) Emery County, UT 5.6 mi. SW 4833  Moonshine Wash 

Links

Taxon Links for species Ambrosia acanthicarpa  Hook.

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=Ambrosia+acanthicarpa

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