Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15111 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Thelesperma  
Common name   greenthread
D.M. Barnes   2095  
   with K.T. Harper, R. Van Buren
Coll. Date 09 June 2001 
United States
Emery County
Locality Secret Mesa, ca. 0.5 air miles N of I-70;
     Elev.: 6898 ft. (2103 m.)
Habitat Notes meadow area, sandy soil. 
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 38° 52'  9.52" N, 110° 51'  35.46" W
Township Range T22S R9E Sec. 25  
Datum NAD27 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)


No synonyms recognized in the ITIS database.


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 15111s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05987 Astragalus ceramicus      "painted milkvetch" same section
05986 Astragalus lonchocarpus      "greater rushy milkvetch" same section
05990 Calylophus lavandulifolius      "lavender-leaf sundrops" same section
05989 Ipomopsis pumila      "dwarf gilia" same section
05991 Lygodesmia grandiflora  var. grandiflora   "large-flowered skeleton plant" same section
05994 Lygodesmia grandiflora  var. grandiflora   "large-flowered skeleton plant" same section
06734 Machaeranthera       "San Juan tansy aster" 1706 ft. N
06069 Malacothrix sonchoides      "sowthistle desert-dandelion" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Secret Mesa (Summit) Emery County, UT 1.3 mi. SE 7159  San Rafael Knob 
Eagle Canyon Arch (Arch) Emery County, UT 2 mi. SE 6798  San Rafael Knob 
Justensen Flats (Flat) Emery County, UT 2.3 mi. SW 7077  Copper Globe 
The Blocks (Summit) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. N 6447  The Blocks 
Chimney Rock (Pillar) Emery County, UT 2.6 mi. E 7261  The Blocks 
Ghost Rock (Pillar) Emery County, UT 2.6 mi. E 7349  San Rafael Knob 
San Rafael Knob (Summit) Emery County, UT 3.9 mi. S 7769  San Rafael Knob 
Swasey Cabin (Locale) Emery County, UT 3.7 mi. SE 7195  San Rafael Knob 
Golden Gate (Summit) Emery County, UT 4.7 mi. N 6211  The Blocks 
Head of Sinbad (Summit) Emery County, UT 3.9 mi. SE 7113  San Rafael Knob 
Bullock Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.9 mi. N   The Blocks 
Dutchman Arch (Arch) Emery County, UT 3.9 mi. E 7041  San Rafael Knob 
Forked Post Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 4.3 mi. SE 7054  San Rafael Knob 
Swaseys Arch (Arch) Emery County, UT 5 mi. NE 6349  The Blocks 
Copper Globe (Bench) Emery County, UT 5.1 mi. SW 7041  Copper Globe 
Copper Golbe Mine (Mine) Emery County, UT 5.4 mi. SW 7094  Copper Globe 
Sagebrush Bench (Bench) Emery County, UT 5.6 mi. SW 7254  Copper Globe 
Forney Springs (Spring) Sweetwater County, WY 5.6 mi. NW 6122  Sid And Charley 


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