Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06392 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Iva axillaris Pursh
Common name   povertyweed
J.G. Harris   2885  
Coll. Date 14 June 2001 
United States
Grand County
Locality Labyrinth Canyon of the Green River, at Trin Alcove Bend;
     Elev.: 3936 ft. (1200 m.)
Habitat Notes oak river bottoms. 
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 38° 42'  42" N, 110° 7'  3" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Iva axillaris Pursh

     Iva axillaris ssp. robustior (Hook.) Bassett
     Iva axillaris var. robustior Hook.

Common Name(s): deer-root, Iva poverty weed, lesser marshelder, mouseear pvertyweed, poverty sumpweed, poverty weed, povertyweed, smallflowered marshelder.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=36033, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06392s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01761s2.jpg 
specimen image: 03265s2.jpg 
specimen image: 05414s2.jpg 
specimen image: 09873s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
06394 Apocynum sibiricum      "Indian-hemp" same section
07772 Castilleja linariifolia      "Wyoming Indian paintbrush" 1.2 mi. SW
06393 Chenopodium fremontii  var. fremontii   "Fremont's goosefoot" same section
06395 Stanleya pinnata  var. pinnata   "desert princesplume" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Trin-Alcove Bend (Bend) Grand County, UT 880 ft. SW 4124  Tenmile Point 
Three Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 1917 ft. SW   Moonshine Wash 
Junes Bottom (Bend) Emery County, UT 1.4 mi. E 4003  Tenmile Point 
Bull Bottom (Bend) Emery County, UT 1.9 mi. N 4088  Tenmile Point 
Moonshine Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. N   Jacks Knob 
Bull Hollow (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.1 mi. SE   Moonshine Wash 
Chaffin Ranch (Locale) Emery County, UT 3.6 mi. N 4016  Horse Bench East 
Red Wash (Valley) Grand County, UT 3.6 mi. NE   Green River SE 
Tenmile Point (Ridge) Grand County, UT 3.1 mi. E 4351  Tenmile Point 
White Wash (Valley) Grand County, UT 3.9 mi. NE   Dee Pass 
San Rafael Valley (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.7 mi. NW   Horse Bench West 
San Rafael River (Stream) Emery County, UT 4.4 mi. N   Hadden Holes 
Ruby Ranch (Locale) Grand County, UT 4.8 mi. N 4003  Green River SE 
Moonshine Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 3.9 mi. W 4488  Moonshine Wash 
Saucer Basin (Basin) Emery County, UT 4.5 mi. SW 4610  Moonshine Wash 
Tenmile Bottom (Bend) Grand County, UT 4.6 mi. SE 3977  Tenmile Point 
Tenmile Canyon (Valley) Grand County, UT 4.7 mi. SE   Dee Pass 
Keg Spring Bottom (Bend) Emery County, UT 4.8 mi. SE 3983  Tenmile Point 
Keg Spring Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 5.6 mi. SE   Bowknot Bend 
Hey Joe Canyon (Valley) Grand County, UT 6.3 mi. SE   Tenmile Point 


Taxon Links for species Iva axillaris  Pursh

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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