Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 12768 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia (Hook. & Arn.) Rydb.
Common name   gooseberry-leaf globemallow
D.M. Barnes   5677  
   with O. Kopp
Coll. Date 10 May 2007 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Millard County
Locality Cricket Mountains, Rd 12 
Elev.: 5153 ft. (1571 m.)
Habitat Notes along W facing slope, desert shrub community, cheatgrass dominant. 
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° 0'  1" N, 112° 58'  57" 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):

     Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia (Hook. & Arn.) Rydb.

Common Name(s): currant-leaf globe-mallow, gooseberryleaf globemallow.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=21939, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Malvales
                                Family: Malvaceae
                                    Genus: Sphaeralcea
                                        Species: Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12751 Allium nevadense      "Nevada wild onion" 5.6 mi. S
12755 Androstephium breviflorum      "pink funnel lily" 7 mi. S
12762 Astragalus calycosus  var. calycosus   "Torrey's milkvetch" 7 mi. S
12745 Astragalus eurekensis      "Eureka milkvetch" 5.6 mi. S
12759 Astragalus newberryi  var. castoreus   "Newberry's milkvetch" 7 mi. S
12766 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" 3.3 mi. S
12748 Boechera microphylla  var. microphylla  5.6 mi. S
12756 Calylophus lavandulifolius      "lavender-leaf sundrops" 7 mi. S
12742 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" 5.6 mi. S
12753 Cirsium neomexicanum      "New Mexico thistle" 5.6 mi. S
13235 Cirsium neomexicanum      "New Mexico thistle" 5.6 mi. S
13234 Cirsium neomexicanum      "New Mexico thistle" 5.6 mi. S
12764 Crepis intermedia      "hybrid hawksbeard" 3.3 mi. S
12765 Crepis modocensis  ssp. modocensis   "Modoc hawksbeard" 3.3 mi. S
12740 Cryptantha humilis      "round-spiked cat's eye" 5.6 mi. S
12761 Delphinium andersonii      "Anderson's larkspur" 7 mi. S
12771 Eremogone macradenia  var. macradenia   "desert sandwort" 6.2 mi. S
12743 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" 5.6 mi. S
12754 Erysimum capitatum      "sand dune wallflower" 7 mi. S
12758 Erysimum repandum      "spreading wallflower" 7 mi. S
12772 Lathyrus brachycalyx  var. brachycalyx   "Bonneville sweetpea" 6.2 mi. S
12750 Lomatium grayi  var. depauperatum   "stunted biscuitroot" 5.6 mi. S
12749 Lomatium nevadense  var. parishii   "Parish's biscuitroot" 5.6 mi. S
12738 Oenothera caespitosa  var. crinita   "tufted evening primrose" 5.6 mi. S
12760 Penstemon confusus      "Owens Valley beardtongue" 7 mi. S
12773 Phlox austromontana  var. austromontana   "southern phlox" 6.2 mi. S
12744 Phlox austromontana  var. austromontana   "southern phlox" 5.6 mi. S
12739 Phlox longifolia      "long-leaf phlox" 5.6 mi. S
12757 Phlox muscoides      "moss phlox" 7 mi. S
12737 Pseudoroegneria spicata      "bluebunch wheatgrass" 5.6 mi. S
12746 Ranunculus andersonii  var. andersonii   "Anderson's buttercup" 5.6 mi. S
12752 Sphaeralcea parvifolia      "small-leaf globemallow" 5.6 mi. S
12747 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" 5.6 mi. S
12741 Streptanthus cordatus      "heart-leaf twistflower" 5.6 mi. S
12763 Tetraneuris acaulis  var. caespitosa   "caespitose four-nerve daisy" 7 mi. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cricket Seeps (Spring) Millard County, UT 1.8 mi. SE 6060  Candland Spring 
Cricket Mountains (Range) Millard County, UT 2.1 mi. E 6493  Red Pass 
Filmore Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.3 mi. SW   Candland Spring 
Candland Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 3 mi. E 5689  Candland Spring 
Iron Basin (Populated Place) Millard County, UT 5.1 mi. S 5768  Candland Spring 
Poison Mountain (Summit) Millard County, UT 4.9 mi. SE 6027  Candland Spring 
Red Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 5.2 mi. S   Sevier Lake NE 
Big Sage Reservoir (Reservoir) Millard County, UT 5.5 mi. S 5538  Candland Spring 
Fillmore Wash (Valley) Millard County, UT 5.3 mi. SW   Candland Spring 
Fillmore Wash Reservoir (Reservoir) Millard County, UT 5.4 mi. SW 4623  Sevier Lake NE 
Little Sage Valley (Valley) Millard County, UT 5.7 mi. SE   Candland Spring 
Big Sage Valley (Valley) Millard County, UT 5.7 mi. SE   Cat Canyon 


Taxon Links for species Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia  (Hook. & Arn.) Rydb.

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

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