Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04327 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Chenopodium fremontii S. Watson
Common name   big saltbush
K.T. Harper   s.n.  
   with R. Van Buren
Coll. Date 02 October 1999 
United States
Washington County
Locality Virgin River near Fort Pearce Wash.
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° 4'  48" N, 113° 33'  21" W
Township Range T43S, R14W  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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

     Chenopodium fremontii S. Wats.

Common Name(s): Fremont goosefoot, Fremont's goosefoot.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=20607, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Caryophyllales
                                Family: Chenopodiaceae
                                    Genus: Chenopodium
                                        Species: Chenopodium fremontii


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04327s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00430s1.jpg 
specimen image: 00524s1.jpg 
specimen image: 00654s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03337s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05518s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06393s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08994s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09286s3.jpg 
specimen image: 09593s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09603s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09924s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05949 Achnatherum speciosum      "desert needlegrass" same section
14455 Atriplex lentiformis      "big saltbush" same section
14826 Atriplex polycarpa      "cattle saltbush" 1.6 mi. SE
04324 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. viscidiflorus  same section
05950 Cryptantha barbigera      "bearded forget-me-not" same section
05946 Echinocereus engelmannii  var. chrysocentrus   "Engelmann's hedgehog cactus" same section
05948 Encelia frutescens  var. virginensis   "Virgin River brittlebush" same section
05953 Hesperostipa comata  subsp. comata   "needle-and-thread grass" same section
14012 Leptochloa panicea      "mucronate sprangletop" same section
14825 Lycium torreyi      "Torrey wolfberry" 1.6 mi. SE
05945 Selinocarpus diffusus  subsp. nevadensis  same section
00160 Sphaeralcea parvifolia      "small-leaf globemallow" same section
14827 Suaeda torreyana  var. ramosissima  1.6 mi. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cottam Bench (Bench) Washington County, UT 744 ft. W 2612  Saint George 
KRDC-FM (St George) (Tower) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. N 2612  Saint George 
Saint George Fields (Flat) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. NW 2605  Saint George 
Twin Lakes RV Park (Park) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. N 2644  Saint George 
Bloomington Hills (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. S 2602  Saint George 
Fort Pearce Wash (Arroyo) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. W   Rock Canyon 
KDXU-AM (Saint George) (Tower) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. W 2543  Saint George 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. NW 2625  Saint George 
Saint George Valley Lateral (Canal) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. NW 2622  Saint George 
Webb Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 3074  Saint George 
Saint George East School (School) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. N 2671  Saint George 
Dixie High School (School) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. NW 2631  Saint George 
Settlers RV Park (Park) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. N 2743  Saint George 
Middleton Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. NE   Washington 
Santa Clara River (Stream) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. W   Grass Valley 
First Southern Baptist Church (Church) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. N 2684  Saint George 
Dixie Middle School (School) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. NW 2615  Saint George 
Dixie Medical Center (Hospital) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 2658  Saint George 
Toniquint (Locale) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. W 2539  Saint George 
KDXU-AM (Saint George) (Tower) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. NW 2664  Saint George 


Taxon Links for species Chenopodium fremontii  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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