Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03101 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Chaenactis carphoclinia A. Gray
Common name   pebble pincushion
R. Van Buren   s.n.  
Coll. Date 26 April 1997 
United States
Washington County
Locality by Fort Pearce Wash;
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° 0'  16" N, 113° 29'  7" W
Township Range T43S, R15W, Sec. 36  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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

     Chaenactis carphoclinia Gray

Common Name(s): pebble pincushion.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=36985, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03101s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02816s3.jpg 
specimen image: 03973s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08282s3.jpg 
specimen image: 08367s3.jpg 
specimen image: 08664s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15460 Ambrosia dumosa      "common bur-sage" 10.1 mi. N
14598 Atriplex torreyi      "Torrey's saltbush" 8.8 mi. N
17940 Baccharis salicifolia      "sticky seep-willow" 5.5 mi. N
14594 Baccharis salicifolia      "sticky seep-willow" 8.8 mi. N
14595 Baccharis salicina      "false willow" 8.8 mi. N
17941 Baccharis sergiloides      "desert seep-willow" 5.5 mi. N
09194 Camissonia parryi      "Parry's suncup" 4.6 mi. S
14831 Encelia virginensis      "Virgin River brittlebush" 10.7 mi. N
14596 Galium multiflorum      "shrubby bedstraw" 8.8 mi. N
13544 Heliotropium curassavicum  var. oculatum   "seaside heliotrope" 10.2 mi. N
10103 Ipomoea costellata      "crestrib morning-glory" 44.3 mi. S
10102 Nama dichotomum      "wishbone fiddleleaf" 44.3 mi. S
14464 Petalonyx parryi      "Parry's sandpaper plant" 3.8 mi. N
14597 Prosopis odorata     8.8 mi. N
04330 Salsola paulsenii      "barbwire Russian thistle" 8.2 mi. N
14830 Senecio flaccidus  var. monoensis   "Mono ragwort" 10.7 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Dutchman Draw (Valley) Washington County, UT 521 ft. N   Hole-n-Wall Canyon 
Dutchman Wash (Stream) Mohave County, AZ 0.6 mi. S   Yellowhorse Flat 
Little Black Mountain (Summit) Washington County, UT 2853 ft. SW 3009  Washington Dome 
Herd House (Locale) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. E 2815  Washington Dome 
Little Black Mountain (Summit) Mohave County, AZ 1 mi. SW 3484  Yellowhorse Flat 
Beehive Dome (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 3064  Washington Dome 
Stucki Debris Basin Dam (Dam) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. N 2779  Washington Dome 
Stucki Debris Basin Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. N 2779  Washington Dome 
The Well (Well) Mohave County, AZ 3.2 mi. SE 3084  Yellowhorse Flat 
Warner Draw Debris Basin Dam (Dam) Washington County, UT 3.8 mi. N 2982  Washington Dome 
Warner Draw Debris Basin Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 3.8 mi. N 2982  Washington Dome 
Warner Valley (Basin) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. NE 3094  Washington Dome 
Little Valley Ditch (Canal) Washington County, UT 4.2 mi. NW 2644  Saint George 
White Dome (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. W 2854  Saint George 
Joe Blake Hill (Summit) Mohave County, AZ 4.7 mi. S 3878  Yellowhorse Flat 
Little Valley (Basin) Washington County, UT 4.3 mi. NW 2628  Saint George 
State Line Reservoir (Reservoir) Mohave County, AZ 4.1 mi. W 2809  Lizard Point 
Warner Ridge (Ridge) Washington County, UT 5.1 mi. N 3455  Washington Dome 
Quail Draw (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 5.1 mi. S   Wolf Hole Mountain East 
Punchbowl Dome (Summit) Washington County, UT 5.2 mi. N 3465  Washington Dome 


Taxon Links for species Chaenactis carphoclinia  A. Gray

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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