Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 11514 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Phacelia fremontii Torr.
Common name   Fremont's scorpionweed
Donna M. Barnes   4961  
Coll. Date 26 April 2006 
United States
Washington County
Locality north-south running dirt road E of Beaver Dam Wash, to Motoqua, [Jackson Well Road, ca. 2.5 road miles S of the junction with Motoqua Road];
     Elev.: 4041 ft. (1232 m.)
Habitat Notes gravelly-sandy soil, SE facing slope; 
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° 17'  23" N, 113° 57'  34" 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.
Specimen Notes 2004 burn area. 


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

     Phacelia fremontii Torr.

Common Name(s): Fremont's phacelia, Fremont's scorpion-weed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31495, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14475 Ambrosia eriocentra      "woolly bur-sage" 1.3 mi. E
11506 Amsinckia tessellata      "bristly fiddleneck" same section
11502 Anemone tuberosa      "desert windflower" same section
11503 Calycoseris parryi      "yellow tackstem" same section
11512 Calyptridium monandrum     same section
11511 Calyptridium monandrum     same section
11488 Centrostegia thurberi      "Thurber's spineflower" 1.2 mi. S
11510 Centrostegia thurberi      "Thurber's spineflower" same section
11505 Chorizanthe brevicornu  var. brevicornu   "brittle spineflower" same section
11497 Cryptantha barbigera      "bearded forget-me-not" 1.2 mi. S
11496 Cryptantha micrantha      "purple-rooted forget-me-not" 1.2 mi. S
11490 Cryptantha pterocarya  var. pterocarya   "winged-nut forget-me-not" 1.2 mi. S
11509 Delphinium parishii  var. parishii   "Parish's larkspur" same section
11486 Eriastrum diffusum      "miniature woollystar" 1.2 mi. S
14473 Eriogonum fasciculatum      "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" 1.4 mi. SE
11494 Eriogonum maculatum      "spotted wild buckwheat" 1.2 mi. S
11480 Eriogonum nidularium      "birdnest wild buckwheat" 1.2 mi. S
11513 Eriogonum pusillum      "yellow turbans" same section
11487 Eriophyllum wallacei      "Wallace's easter bonnets" 1.2 mi. S
11489 Gilia brecciarum  subsp. brecciarum   "Nevada gilia" 1.2 mi. S
11504 Gilia sinuata      "rosy gilia" same section
11516 Ipomopsis polycladon      "spreading gilia" same section
11517 Langloisia setosissima  subsp. setosissima   "Great Basin langloisia" same section
11493 Lupinus sparsiflorus      "Coulter's lupine" 1.2 mi. S
11507 Malacothrix clevelandii  var. stebbinsii   "Stebbins' desert-dandelion" same section
11482 Malacothrix glabrata      "smooth desert-dandelion" 1.2 mi. S
11508 Mentzelia albicaulis      "whitestem blazingstar" same section
11483 Oenothera primiveris  var. bufonis  1.2 mi. S
11495 Pectocarya setosa      "bristly combseed" 1.2 mi. S
11485 Phacelia fremontii      "Fremont's scorpionweed" 1.2 mi. S
11515 Plagiobothrys arizonicus      "Arizona popcornflower" same section
11484 Plantago insularis      "desert plantain" 1.2 mi. S
11491 Salvia columbariae      "chia" 1.2 mi. S
11481 Schismus barbatus      "Mediterranean grass" 1.2 mi. S
11492 Silene antirrhina      "sleepy silene" 1.2 mi. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Red Hollow Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. E 3957  Motoqua 
Red Hollow Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 4062  Motoqua 
Bentley Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. SW   Motoqua 
Bentley Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. W 3409  Motoqua 
Mormon Range (Range) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. NW 3694  Motoqua 
Nordin Ranch (Locale) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. N 3822  Motoqua 
Motoqua (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. W 3481  Motoqua 
East Fork Beaver Dam Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. NW   Maple Ridge 
Red Hollow (Valley) Juab County, UT 3.2 mi. S   Motoqua 
East Bunker Peak Wash (Stream) Lincoln County, NV 3.6 mi. N   Docs Pass 
East Bunker Peak Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.6 mi. N   Bunker Peak 
Dodge Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.8 mi. NW 3973  Dodge Spring 
Cane Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.7 mi. N 4088  Motoqua 
Jackson Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.8 mi. E 3963  Motoqua 
Jackson Wash (Valley) Juab County, UT 4.7 mi. S   Gunlock 
Butcher Knife Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 5.1 mi. N   Goldstrike 
Jackson Well (Well) Washington County, UT 5.2 mi. S 3133  West Mountain Peak 
Jackson Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 4.5 mi. E 3963  Motoqua 
Horse Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 5.6 mi. N   Docs Pass 
Square Top Mountain (Summit) Washington County, UT 5.5 mi. NE 6989  Motoqua 


Taxon Links for species Phacelia fremontii  Torr.

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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