Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14079 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Gutierrezia sarothrae (Pursh) Britton & Rusby
Common name   common snakeweed
S. Hegji   67  
Coll. Date 03 September 2010 
United States
Tooele County
Locality NW tip of Stansbury Island;
     Elev.: 4261 ft. (1299 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky hillside above the lake; with Artemisia. 
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° 55'  55.1" N, 112° 30'  38.9" 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):

     Gutierrezia sarothrae (Pursh) Britt. & Rusby

     Gutierrezia diversifolia Greene
     Gutierrezia lepidota Greene
     Gutierrezia linearifolia Lag.
     Gutierrezia linearis Rydb.
     Gutierrezia linoides Greene
     Gutierrezia longipappa Blake
     Gutierrezia pomariensis (Welsh) Welsh
     Gutierrezia sarothrae var. pomariensis Welsh
     Gutierrezia tenuis Greene
     Solidago sarothrae Pursh
     Xanthocephalum sarothrae (Pursh) Shinners
     Xanthocephalum sarothrae var. pomariense (Welsh) Welsh
     Xanthocephalum tenue (Greene) Shinners

Common Name(s): broom snakeweed, Broomsnakeweed, broomweed, perennial snakeweed, stinkweed, turpentine weed, yellow top.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=37483, click for more information and references)

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


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.
15887 Amsinckia intermedia     1.5 mi. S
14078 Bassia hyssopifolia      "fivehorn smotherweed" 1 mi. S
14077 Phragmites australis      "common reed" 1.4 mi. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Boulder Point (Cape) Tooele County, UT 283 ft. N 4203  Badger Island 
Sandy Beach Bay (Bay) Tooele County, UT 2455 ft. SE 4196  Badger Island 
Stansbury Bight (Bay) Tooele County, UT 2.7 mi. S 4200  Plug Peak NW 
Crystal Bay (Bay) Tooele County, UT 2.2 mi. W 4196  Badger Island 
Pass Canyon Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 3.5 mi. S 4203  Plug Peak NW 
Pass Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.7 mi. S   Badger Island 
Adams Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 3.9 mi. S 5932  Badger Island 
Badger Island (Island) Tooele County, UT 3.1 mi. W 4210  Badger Island 
Four Pools Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 4 mi. S 4203  Plug Peak NW 
Morgan Point (Cliff) Tooele County, UT 4.1 mi. S 4351  Plug Peak NW 
SAC Bay (Bay) Tooele County, UT 4.6 mi. N 4196  Badger Island 
Gilbert Bay (Bay) Tooele County, UT 4.7 mi. N 4200  Plug Peak NW 
The Dome (Summit) Tooele County, UT 5 mi. S 6464  Corral Canyon 
Ben Allen Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 4.9 mi. S   Plug Peak 
Corral Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 5.4 mi. S   Corral Canyon 
SAC Point (Cape) Tooele County, UT 5.3 mi. N 4239  Carrington Island 
Carrington Island (Island) Tooele County, UT 6 mi. N 4675  Carrington Island 
Lambournes Rock (Summit) Tooele County, UT 6 mi. N 4672  Carrington Island 


Taxon Links for species Gutierrezia sarothrae  (Pursh) Britton & Rusby

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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