Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 17855 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Chrysothamnus depressus Nutt.
Common name   dwarf rabbitbrush
R. Van Buren   1724  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 09 August 2007 
United States
Washington County
Locality Oak Spring Valley, Kolob Terrace Road, ca. 1.5 road miles S of the junction with the Lava Point Road.
     Elev.: 7825 ft. (2385 m.)
Latitude Longitude 37° 22'  39" N, 113° 3'  57.9" 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: L11S1. 


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

     Chrysothamnus depressus Nutt.

     Ericameria depressa (Nutt.) L.C. Anders.

Common Name(s): dwarf rabbitbrush, longflower rabbitbrush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=37051, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Chrysothamnus
                                        Species: Chrysothamnus depressus


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05556s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07042s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07045s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10831s2.jpg 
specimen image: 15483s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
17857 Ericameria parryi  var. nevadensis   "Nevada rabbitbrush" same section
17858 Ericameria parryi  var. parryi   "Parry's rabbitbrush" 1.4 mi. NW
17859 Linanthastrum nuttallii     1.4 mi. S
17977 Phlox jonesii      "Jones' southern phlox" 1.4 mi. S
17856 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Upper Kolob Plateau (Plain) Washington County, UT 2525 ft. N 7914  Kolob Reservoir 
Lamareau Ranch (Locale) Washington County, UT 2355 ft. NE 7878  Kolob Reservoir 
Oak Spring Valley (Valley) Washington County, UT 2218 ft. SE   Kolob Reservoir 
Little Creek Sinks (Basin) Washington County, UT 2398 ft. SW 7641  The Guardian Angels 
Little Creek Valley (Valley) Washington County, UT 0.6 mi. SW   Kolob Reservoir 
Home Valley Knoll (Summit) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. NE 8127  Kolob Reservoir 
Lower Kolob Plateau (Plain) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. NE 7953  Kolob Reservoir 
Little Creek Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. N 8698  Kolob Reservoir 
Bear Valley (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. NE   Kolob Reservoir 
Bear Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. NE   Kolob Reservoir 
Pocket Mesa (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. S 7149  The Guardian Angels 
Jobs Head (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. SW 7169  The Guardian Angels 
Blue Springs Reservoir Dam (Dam) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. NE 7924  Kolob Reservoir 
Blue Springs Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. NE 7920  Kolob Reservoir 
Blue Springs (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. NE 7950  Kolob Reservoir 
Lava Point Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. SE 7376  The Guardian Angels 
Lava Point Campground (Locale) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. E 7822  Kolob Reservoir 
Lava Point (Cape) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. E 7723  Kolob Reservoir 
Kolob Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 3 mi. N 8928  Kolob Reservoir 
Goose Creek Knoll (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. E 7563  Kolob Reservoir 


Taxon Links for species Chrysothamnus depressus  Nutt.

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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