Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 17902 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Perityle tenella (M.E. Jones) J.F. Macbr.
Common name   Springdale rockdaisy
R. Van Buren   1771  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 16 April 2010 
United States
Mohave County
Locality Virgin River Gorge, along I-15.
     Elev.: 2024 ft. (617 m.)
Latitude Longitude 36° 54'  57.9" N, 113° 50'  45.3" 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):

     Perityle tenella (M.E. Jones) J.F. Macbr.

     Laphamia palmeri Gray
     Laphamia palmeri var. tenella M.E. Jones

Common Name(s): Springdale rockdaisy.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=38226, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05277s2.jpg 
specimen image: 06042s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
04181 Anemone tuberosa      "desert windflower" 2820 ft. W
05592 Bebbia juncea  var. aspera   "sweetbush" 1.1 mi. NW
05591 Brickellia atractyloides      "spearleaf brickellbush" 1.1 mi. NW
10054 Candelariella rosulans      "eggyolk lichen" 1.3 mi. NW
05595 Eriogonum heermannii  var. sulcatum   "Heermann's wild buckwheat" 1.1 mi. NW
11532 Eucnide urens      "desert stingbush" 58 ft. E
14461 Eucnide urens      "desert stingbush" 299 ft. SW
17899 Galium stellatum      "starry bedstraw" 1331 ft. NE
14463 Galium stellatum      "starry bedstraw" 299 ft. SW
17900 Mortonia scabrella      "Rio Grande saddlebush" 1331 ft. NE
14462 Penstemon petiolatus      "Sheep Range beardtongue" 299 ft. SW
04180 Petrophytum caespitosum      "rockmat" 2820 ft. W
10052 Pleopsidium flavum     1.3 mi. NW
04182 Salazaria mexicana      "Mexican bladdersage" 2820 ft. W
05593 Scopulophila rixfordii      "Rixford's rockwort" 1.1 mi. NW
17901 Scopulophila rixfordii      "Rixford's rockwort" 1331 ft. NE
14601 Stephanomeria pauciflora      "brownplume wirelettuce" same section
10053 Xanthoparmelia mexicana      "Mexican xanthoparmelia lichen" 1.3 mi. NW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
The Narrows (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 1 mi. W   Mountain Sheep Spring 
Sullivans Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 2.2 mi. NE   Mount Bangs 
Figure Four Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 2.7 mi. W   Mount Bangs 
Mountain Sheep Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 2.9 mi. NE   Mount Bangs 
Castle Cliff Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 3.3 mi. W   Jarvis Peak 
Hedricks Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 4.2 mi. SW   Mount Bangs 
Cedar Pockets Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.3 mi. NE   Jarvis Peak 
Cedar Pockets Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 4.3 mi. NE   Jarvis Peak 
Lost Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 4.5 mi. SE 4062  Mount Bangs 
Beaver Dam Wash (Stream) Lincoln County, NV 4.4 mi. W   Pine Park 
Beaver Dam Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 4.4 mi. W   Pine Park 
Mountain Sheep Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 4.8 mi. SE 4662  Mountain Sheep Spring 
Frehner Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 5.2 mi. SW   Mount Bangs 
Boulder Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 6 mi. SW   Mount Bangs 


Taxon Links for species Perityle tenella  (M.E. Jones) J.F. Macbr.

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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