Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 13613 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Tiquilia canescens (DC.) A.T. Richardson
Common name   woody crinklemat
W. Fertig   23717  
   with L. Fertig
Coll. Date 27 March 2008 
United States
Mohave County
Locality Beaver Dam Mountains, along Cedar Pockets Road, ca 4 air miles NW of Interstate 15, ca 2 air miles S of the UT state line and 3.4 miles N of The Narrows of the Virgin River Canyon.
     Elev.: 2575 ft. (785 m.)
Habitat Notes Lower slopes and ledges of sandstone in Ambrosia dumosa-Ephedra nevadensis community with scattered Yucca brevifolia, Larrea tridentata, Tiquilia, & Amphipappus. 
Latitude Longitude 36° 58'  22.44" N, 113° 52'  1.52" W
Township Range T41N R15W S12 SW4NE4NE4  
Datum NAD83 
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):

     Tiquilia canescens (DC.) A. Richards.

Common Name(s): ratear coldenia, woody crinklemat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=505515, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Lamiales
                                Family: Boraginaceae
                                    Genus: Tiquilia
                                        Species: Tiquilia canescens


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 13613s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 11976c1.jpg 
specimen image: 11976d1.jpg 
specimen image: 11976s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
04959 Brassica tournefortii      "Asian mustard" 1355 ft. SE
04952 Cryptantha nevadensis      "Nevada forget-me-not" 1355 ft. SE
14807 Ephedra torreyana      "Torrey's ephedra" same section
04956 Oenothera primiveris      "desert evening primrose" 1355 ft. SE
16811 Pectocarya heterocarpa      "chuckwalla combseed" 1355 ft. SE
04960 Phacelia fremontii      "Fremont's scorpionweed" 1355 ft. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Tabeau Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. N 4341  Jarvis Peak 
Bulldog Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. N   Jarvis Peak 
Castle Cliff Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 3.3 mi. SW   Jarvis Peak 
Bulldog Knolls (Range) Washington County, UT 3.6 mi. N 3373  Jarvis Peak 
The Narrows (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 3.7 mi. S   Mountain Sheep Spring 
Sullivans Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 3.5 mi. SE   Mount Bangs 
Figure Four Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 4.5 mi. S   Mount Bangs 
Mountain Sheep Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 4 mi. SE   Mount Bangs 
Joshua Tree Natural Area (Reserve) Washington County, UT 4.6 mi. N 3140  Castle Cliff 
Cedar Pockets Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.5 mi. E   Jarvis Peak 
Cedar Pockets Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 4.5 mi. E   Jarvis Peak 
Bulldog Pass (Gap) Washington County, UT 5.2 mi. NE 4734  Jarvis Peak 
Beaver Dam Wash (Stream) Lincoln County, NV 6.1 mi. SW   Pine Park 
Beaver Dam Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 6.1 mi. SW   Pine Park 
Cedar Pockets (Range) Washington County, UT 6 mi. NE 4564  Jarvis Peak 
Beaver Dam (Locale) Mohave County, AZ 6.2 mi. SW 1831  Littlefield 


Taxon Links for species Tiquilia canescens  (DC.) A.T. Richardson

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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