Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15267 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Fraxinus anomala Torr. ex S. Watson
Common name   single-leaf ash
Oliver Hansen   26  
Coll. Date 15 September 2008 
United States
Washington County
Locality eastern foothills of the Pine Valley Mountains, on slopes on the N side of Harmon Creek, along FR 037, ca. 5 road miles NW of the Browse Exit of I-15;
     Elev.: 5349 ft. (1631 m.)
Habitat Notes chaparral community. 
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° 21'  49.7" N, 113° 20'  49.26" 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):

     Fraxinus anomala Torr. ex S. Wats.

Common Name(s): singleleaf ash.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=32937, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Scrophulariales
                                Family: Oleaceae
                                    Genus: Fraxinus
                                        Species: Fraxinus anomala


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.
11574 Abronia fragrans      "snowball sand verbena" 1.6 mi. SW
11582 Agropyron desertorum      "desert wheatgrass" 1.6 mi. SW
11571 Arctostaphylos pringlei      "Pringle manzanita" 1.9 mi. SW
14204 Arctostaphylos pringlei      "Pringle manzanita" 1.4 mi. SW
03844 Artemisia campestris      "Pacific sagewort" 795 ft. E
14208 Artemisia tridentata  var. vaseyana   "Vasey's big sagebrush" 1.4 mi. SW
08269 Astragalus amphioxys  var. amphioxys   "crescent milkvetch" 1715 ft. W
14216 Brickellia californica      "California brickellbush" same section
08263 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" 1715 ft. W
11576 Ceanothus greggii  var. vestitus   "Mojave ceanothus" 1.6 mi. SW
14207 Ceanothus greggii  var. vestitus   "Mojave ceanothus" 1.4 mi. SW
14215 Cercocarpus montanus      "alderleaf mountain mahogany" same section
10622 Chenopodium botrys      "Jerusalem oak goosefoot" same section
14212 Chrysothamnus scopulorum     same section
11578 Comandra umbellata  var. pallida  1.6 mi. SW
11577 Cryptantha confertiflora      "basin yellow cat's eye" 1.6 mi. SW
08273 Cryptantha gracilis      "narrow-stemmed forget-me-not" 1.3 mi. SW
08272 Cryptantha micrantha      "purple-rooted forget-me-not" 1.3 mi. SW
08271 Cryptantha pterocarya  var. pterocarya   "winged-nut forget-me-not" 1.3 mi. SW
08264 Cymopterus purpureus  var. purpureus   "purple spring parsley" 1715 ft. W
11583 Dalea searlsiae      "Searls' prairie clover" 1.4 mi. SW
14210 Ericameria linearifolia      "narrow-leaf goldenbush" 1.4 mi. SW
11587 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" 1.6 mi. SW
11584 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" 1.4 mi. SW
11572 Erigeron utahensis  var. utahensis   "Utah fleabane" 1.6 mi. SW
10912 Eriodictyon angustifolium      "narrow-leaf yerba santa" 1.6 mi. SW
14203 Eriodictyon angustifolium      "narrow-leaf yerba santa" 1.4 mi. SW
15276 Eriodictyon angustifolium      "narrow-leaf yerba santa" 1.6 mi. SW
11570 Eriodictyon angustifolium      "narrow-leaf yerba santa" 1.9 mi. SW
14211 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. subaridum   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" 1.4 mi. SW
14214 Fraxinus anomala      "single-leaf ash" same section
14219 Fraxinus velutina      "velvet ash" same section
10913 Garrya flavescens      "ashy silktassel" 1.6 mi. SW
14206 Garrya flavescens      "ashy silktassel" 1.4 mi. SW
08270 Gilia brecciarum  subsp. brecciarum   "Nevada gilia" 1.3 mi. SW
08265 Gilia ophthalmoides      "eyed gilia" 1715 ft. W
14209 Gutierrezia microcephala      "matchweed" 1.4 mi. SW
11575 Hesperostipa comata  subsp. comata   "needle-and-thread grass" 1.6 mi. SW
11586 Heuchera parvifolia      "little-leaf alumroot" 1.6 mi. SW
08262 Lepidium densiflorum  var. densiflorum   "common peppercress" 1715 ft. W
08266 Lomatium dissectum  var. eatonii   "carrotleaf biscuitroot" 1715 ft. W
08267 Lomatium nevadense  var. parishii   "Parish's biscuitroot" 1715 ft. W
11573 Lomatium parryi      "Parry's desert parsley" 1.6 mi. SW
11579 Lotus plebeius      "New Mexico bird's-foot trefoil" 1.6 mi. SW
08274 Microsteris gracilis  var. humilior   "slender phlox" 1.3 mi. SW
11588 Oenothera californica      "California evening primrose" 1.6 mi. SW
11581 Oenothera cespitosa  var. marginata   "tufted evening primrose" 1.6 mi. SW
11580 Orobanche fasciculata      "clustered broomrape" 1.6 mi. SW
11569 Penstemon eatonii  var. undosus  1.9 mi. SW
11585 Penstemon higginsii      "Higgins' beardtongue" 1.4 mi. SW
14217 Phlox austromontana      "southern phlox" same section
11590 Phlox austromontana  var. austromontana   "southern phlox" 1.6 mi. SW
08261 Pinus monophylla      "single-leaf pinyon pine" 1.3 mi. SW
14213 Purshia tridentata      "antelope bitterbrush" same section
14205 Quercus turbinella      "Sonoran scrub oak" 1.4 mi. SW
14218 Rubus leucodermis      "western raspberry" same section
14220 Salix lasiolepis      "arroyo willow" same section
11589 Smilacina stellata      "starry false Solomon's Seal" 1.6 mi. SW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Chimney Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 2222 ft. S 6175  Pintura 
Harmon Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 0.7 mi. E   Signal Peak 
Mill Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 0.7 mi. E   New Harmony 
Blake Harmon Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 1 mi. SW 6651  Pintura 
Coal Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. NE 6578  New Harmony 
Browse Area Guard Station (Locale) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. N 6073  New Harmony 
Dry Lake (Lake) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 5807  New Harmony 
Big Cove (Basin) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. W 6526  Pintura 
Deer Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. E 5850  Pintura 
Coal Hill Ridge (Ridge) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. NE 6053  New Harmony 
Wet Sandy Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. S 5588  Pintura 
Beatty Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. SE 4846  Pintura 
Syler Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. N 7300  New Harmony 
Syler Flat (Flat) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. N 7533  New Harmony 
Brush Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. N   New Harmony 
Leep Creek Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 3.4 mi. N 7750  New Harmony 
West Summit Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. W 7760  Signal Peak 
Coal Hollow (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. NE   New Harmony 
Maple Hollow (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. NE   New Harmony 
Pine Valley Mountains (Range) Washington County, UT 3.6 mi. NW 9889  Grass Valley 


Taxon Links for species Fraxinus anomala  Torr. ex S. Watson

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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