Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14582 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Pinus monophylla Torr. & Frem.
Common name   single-leaf pinyon pine
R. Van Buren   1271  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 08 June 2006 
United States
Washington County
Locality slopes W of Leeds Creek, on the W side of the Oak Grove Campground Rd (FR 032), ca. 1.5 miles NW of I-15.
     Elev.: 4012 ft. (1223 m.)
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° 15'  52.6" N, 113° 22'  6.99" 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.
Voucher Voucher for "Woody Plants of Utah" by R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper, J. Cooper 
Specimen Notes Journal Code: L1S1. 


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

     Pinus monophylla Torr. & Frém.

     Caryopitys monophylla (Torr. and Frem.) Rydb.
     Pinus cembroides monophylla (Torr. and Frem.) Voss

Common Name(s): nut pine, one-leaf pine, Pinón simple, singleleaf pinyon.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=183353, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Coniferophyta
                    Class: Pinopsida
                        Order: Pinales
                            Family: Pinaceae
                                Genus: Pinus
                                    Species: Pinus monophylla


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.
14829 Ailanthus altissima      "tree of heaven" 1.5 mi. SW
14235 Artemisia filifolia      "sand sagebrush" 1749 ft. S
03019 Astragalus ampullarioides     2.4 mi. SE
11959 Cercis occidentalis  var. orbiculata  1885 ft. S
14232 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. viscidiflorus  1749 ft. S
14226 Coleogyne ramosissima      "blackbrush" 1 mi. SW
14225 Encelia virginensis      "Virgin River brittlebush" 1 mi. SW
14224 Ephedra nevadensis      "Nevada ephedra" 1 mi. SW
14236 Ephedra nevadensis      "Nevada ephedra" 1749 ft. S
14221 Ericameria linearifolia      "narrow-leaf goldenbush" 1 mi. SW
14223 Ericameria nauseosa      "rubber rabbitbrush" 1 mi. SW
14234 Eriogonum fasciculatum  var. polifolium   "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" 1749 ft. S
14228 Fraxinus velutina      "velvet ash" 1714 ft. S
11958 Fraxinus velutina      "velvet ash" 1885 ft. S
14233 Larrea tridentata      "creosote bush" 1749 ft. S
13101 Lomatium parryi      "Parry's desert parsley" same section
13111 Lomatium parryi      "Parry's desert parsley" same section
05280 Petalonyx parryi      "Parry's sandpaper plant" 1 mi. S
14828 Pistacia atlantica      "Atlas pistachio" 1.2 mi. S
14227 Populus fremontii      "Fremont's cottonwood" 1714 ft. S
14222 Prunus fasciculata      "desert almond" 1 mi. SW
14231 Psorothamnus fremontii      "Fremont's dalea" 1749 ft. S
14229 Salix gooddingii      "Goodding's willow" 1714 ft. S
17980 Salix gooddingii      "Goodding's willow" 1355 ft. S
17979 Salix lasiolepis      "arroyo willow" 1355 ft. S
02968 Sapindus saponaria      "wingleaf soapberry" 2.1 mi. S
05282 Sapindus saponaria      "wingleaf soapberry" 2.1 mi. S
14230 Vitis arizonica      "canyon grape" 1714 ft. S
11957 Vitis arizonica      "canyon grape" 1.8 mi. NE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Italian Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2953 ft. NE   Pintura 
Silver Reef (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. S 3803  Pintura 
Tecumseh Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. S 3737  Hurricane 
Milltown (historical) (Locale) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. SW 3671  Signal Peak 
Buckeye Reef (Ridge) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. S 3803  Hurricane 
Big Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. S 3642  Hurricane 
Doyle Shaft (Mine) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. SE 3629  Hurricane 
Kimball Motel and RV Park (Park) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. S 3534  Hurricane 
Leeds Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. S 3416  Hurricane 
Leeds (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. S 3491  Hurricane 
Sandy Flat (Flat) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. E 3760  Pintura 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. S 3465  Hurricane 
White Reef (Ridge) Washington County, UT 2 mi. S 3566  Harrisburg Junction 
Cobb Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 2 mi. S 3645  Harrisburg Junction 
Jones Hollow (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. NW   Signal Peak 
Leeds Ditch (Canal) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. S 3501  Hurricane 
Italian Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. N 4564  Signal Peak 
Blue Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. NE 4580  Pintura 
Cedar Ridge (Ridge) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. N 5588  Signal Peak 
Leeds Reef (Ridge) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. S 3356  Harrisburg Junction 


Taxon Links for species Pinus monophylla  Torr. & Frem.

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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