Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15452 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Fraxinus pennsylvanica Marsh.
Common name   green ash
W. Fertig   23070  
Coll. Date 07 April 2007 
United States
Washington County
Locality Mojave Desert, Beaver Dam Wash, Lytle Ranch, ca. 10.5 miles N of Arizona state line and 1.7 air miles E of Nevada state line.
     Elev.: 2950 ft. (899 m.)
Habitat Notes Fraxinus pensylvanica woods on sandy terrace at base of rocky slopes at edge of cultivated Punica granatum grove. 
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° 9'  0.42" N, 114° 1'  5.92" W
Township Range T42S R19W S7 SW4 NW4  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)


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

     Fraxinus pennsylvanica Marsh.

     Fraxinus campestris Britt.
     Fraxinus darlingtonii Britt.
     Fraxinus lanceolata Borkh.
     Fraxinus pennsylvanica var. austinii Fern.
     Fraxinus pennsylvanica var. integerrima (Vahl) Fern.
     Fraxinus pennsylvanica var. lanceolata (Borkh.) Sarg.
     Fraxinus pennsylvanica var. subintegerrima (Vahl) Fern.
     Fraxinus smallii Britt.

Common Name(s): green ash.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=32929, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 15452s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08746 Acacia greggii      "catclaw acacia" 1.5 mi. SE
17928 Acacia greggii      "catclaw acacia" same section
05725 Acacia greggii      "catclaw acacia" 2676 ft. S
14816 Acacia greggii      "catclaw acacia" 2746 ft. SE
14495 Acacia greggii      "catclaw acacia" same section
14494 Acamptopappus sphaerocephalus      "goldenhead" 1.3 mi. SE
08743 Amaranthus albus      "pale pigweed" 1.5 mi. SE
08738 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" 1.5 mi. SE
10194 Baccharis glutinosa      "sticky seep-willow" same section
10321 Baileya multiradiata      "desert marigold" 1.3 mi. SE
08733 Berula erecta      "cut-leaf water parsnip" 1.5 mi. SE
08736 Centaurium calycosum      "Western centaury" 1.5 mi. SE
08734 Chenopodium botrys      "Jerusalem oak goosefoot" 1.5 mi. SE
08744 Chilopsis linearis      "desert willow" 1.5 mi. SE
05742 Chilopsis linearis      "desert willow" 2676 ft. S
10320 Cryptantha utahensis      "Utah forget-me-not" 1.3 mi. SE
05745 Cucurbita foetidissima      "Missouri gourd" 2676 ft. S
05760 Ficus carica      "edible fig" 2676 ft. S
05724 Fraxinus velutina      "velvet ash" 2676 ft. S
05746 Juglans major      "Arizona walnut" 2676 ft. S
08735 Juncus torreyi      "Torrey's rush" 1.5 mi. SE
15219 Larrea tridentata      "creosote bush" same section
14490 Lycium andersonii      "Anderson's desert-thorn" 1.3 mi. SE
05744 Lycium torreyi      "Torrey wolfberry" 2676 ft. S
17930 Lygodesmia       "skeleton plant" 1.3 mi. SE
08741 Mimulus bigelovii  var. cuspidatus  1.5 mi. SE
05726 Morus alba      "white mulberry" 2676 ft. S
05737 Neolloydia johnsonii     2676 ft. S
05759 Nerium oleander      "oleander" 2676 ft. S
05764 Opuntia acanthocarpa     2676 ft. S
05763 Opuntia basilaris  var. basilaris   "beavertail pricklypear" 2676 ft. S
05762 Opuntia engelmannii  var. linguiformis   "cactus apple" 2676 ft. S
05761 Opuntia phaeacantha  var. laevis  2676 ft. S
05765 Opuntia violacea     2676 ft. S
05743 Paspalum distichum      "knotgrass" 2676 ft. S
08737 Petunia parviflora     1.5 mi. SE
10322 Phacelia ambigua      "notch-leaf scorpionweed" 1.3 mi. SE
08745 Phoradendron californicum      "mesquite mistletoe" 1.5 mi. SE
08740 Polypogon viridis      "water beard grass" 1.5 mi. SE
08739 Psathyrotes annua      "annual turtleback" 1.5 mi. SE
05324 Punica granatum      "pomegranate" 2676 ft. S
17929 Salix       "willow" same section
17927 Salix       "willow" same section
05727 Salix laevigata      "red willow" 2676 ft. S
14815 Salix laevigata      "red willow" 2746 ft. SE
08742 Solanum sarrachoides     1.5 mi. SE
15432 Thamnosma montana      "turpentinebroom" 1.1 mi. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Little Bull Valley Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1924 ft. SW   Scarecrow Peak 
Catclaw Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 2368 ft. NW   Scarecrow Peak 
Indian Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 0.7 mi. S   West Mountain Peak 
Guy Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. W   Scarecrow Peak 
Bull Valley Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. SW 2736  Scarecrow Peak 
Bull Valley Wash (Stream) Lincoln County, NV 1.1 mi. SW   Jacks Mountain 
Horse Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. N   West Mountain Peak 
Reber Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. S   Castle Cliff 
Snow Spring Wash (Stream) Lincoln County, NV 3.9 mi. S   Scarecrow Peak 
Snow Spring Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 4 mi. S 2562  Terry Benches 
Burgess Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.4 mi. S   Castle Cliff 
Scarecrow Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 5 mi. N 4400  Scarecrow Peak 
Jackson Well (Well) Washington County, UT 5 mi. N 3133  West Mountain Peak 
Jackson Wash (Valley) Juab County, UT 5.5 mi. N   Gunlock 
Lower Lime Mountain Well (Well) Lincoln County, NV 5.2 mi. NW 3288  Scarecrow Peak 


Taxon Links for species Fraxinus pennsylvanica  Marsh.

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

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