Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09500 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Arenaria fendleri A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. eastwoodiae (Rydb.) Harrington
Common name   Eastwood's sandwort
Donna M. Barnes   4033  
   with K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 02 June 2004 
United States
Garfield County
Locality from Notom Road to McMillan Springs, [Blind Trail Wash, southern end of Wildcat Mesa, along the Henry Mountains Road, ca. 5.6 road miles SE of the Notom Road];
     Elev.: 5937 ft. (1810 m.)
Habitat Notes pinyon-juniper community; rock petrophile area. 
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° 5'  1.6" N, 111° 0'  27.1" 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.


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

     Arenaria eastwoodiae var. eastwoodiae Rydb.

     Arenaria fendleri var. eastwoodiae (Rydb.) Harrington
     Eremogone eastwoodiae (Rydb.) S. Ikonnikov

Common Name(s): Eastwood's sandwort.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=184227, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Caryophyllales
                                Family: Caryophyllaceae
                                    Genus: Arenaria
                                        Species: Arenaria eastwoodiae
                                            Variety: Arenaria eastwoodiae var. eastwoodiae


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09500s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03781s2.jpg 
specimen image: 15701s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09505 Abronia fragrans      "snowball sand verbena" 1 mi. E
03136 Aconitum columbianum  var. columbianum   "western monkshood" 18.2 mi. E
11890 Agoseris glauca  var. cronquistii   "Cronquist's mountain dandelion" 38.1 mi. E
09510 Aliciella leptomeria      "sand gilia" 1 mi. E
09496 Astragalus argophyllus  var. stocksii   "Stocks' silverleaf milkvetch" 8.7 mi. W
09506 Atriplex powellii      "Powell's saltweed" 1 mi. E
05352 Campanula parryi      "Parry's bellflower" 18.1 mi. E
05447 Carex nebrascensis      "Nebraska sedge" 32.9 mi. E
04130 Castilleja linariifolia      "Wyoming Indian paintbrush" 34.5 mi. E
11882 Chaenactis douglasii  var. douglasii   "Douglas' dusty-maiden" 37.2 mi. E
01389 Cleome lutea      "yellow spiderflower" 14.2 mi. E
09508 Cymopterus bulbosus      "onion spring parsley" 1 mi. E
11889 Cymopterus lemmonii      "Lemmon's spring parsley" 38.1 mi. E
05383 Dracocephalum parviflorum      "American dragonhead" 21.1 mi. E
08321 Erigeron flagellaris      "trailing fleabane" 36.9 mi. E
11886 Erigeron flagellaris      "trailing fleabane" 37.2 mi. E
11891 Haplopappus clementis      "Clement's goldenweed" 38.1 mi. E
11884 Hymenoxys richardsonii  var. floribunda   "Colorado rubberweed" 37.2 mi. E
03133 Hypericum scouleri      "western St. Johnswort" 18.2 mi. E
09509 Lappula occidentalis  var. cupulata   "western stickseed" 1 mi. E
05382 Ligusticum porteri      "Porter's licorice-root" 21.1 mi. E
09494 Lithophragma tenellum      "slender woodland-star" 8.7 mi. W
09493 Lomatium nevadense      "Nevada biscuitroot" 8.7 mi. W
11893 Lupinus lepidus  var. utahensis  38.1 mi. E
11885 Lupinus sericeus  var. barbiger   "bearded silky lupine" 37.2 mi. E
13238 Lupinus sericeus  var. barbiger   "bearded silky lupine" 37.2 mi. E
09492 Lygodesmia grandiflora  var. grandiflora   "large-flowered skeleton plant" 8.7 mi. W
11883 Machaeranthera canescens      "gray tansy aster" 37.2 mi. E
09504 Mentzelia multiflora      "Adonis blazingstar" 1 mi. E
11888 Oenothera flava  var. flava   "yellow evening primrose" 38.1 mi. E
11981 Oxytropis oreophila  var. oreophila   "mountain oxytrope" 38.1 mi. E
04109 Penstemon parvus      "Aquarius Plateau beardtongue" 37.2 mi. E
09507 Phacelia ivesiana      "Ives' scorpionweed" 1 mi. E
09495 Physaria neeseae      "Neese's bladderpod" 8.7 mi. W
03137 Platanthera sparsiflora      "sparse-flowered bog orchid" 18.2 mi. E
03135 Polemonium caeruleum      "charity" 18.2 mi. E
09497 Potentilla concinna      "elegant cinquefoil" 8.7 mi. W
11881 Potentilla hippiana      "woolly cinquefoil" 37.2 mi. E
09503 Psilostrophe sparsiflora      "greenstem paperflower" 1 mi. E
14358 Salix drummondiana      "Drummond's willow" 17.9 mi. E
14357 Salix lucida      "shining willow" 17.9 mi. E
11887 Senecio eremophilus  var. kingii   "King's ragwort" 37.2 mi. E
04102 Sidalcea neomexicana      "salt spring checkerbloom" 18.2 mi. E
11892 Solidago velutina      "three-nerved goldenrod" 38.1 mi. E
05353 Symphyotrichum ascendens      "western aster" 18.1 mi. E
03134 Zigadenus elegans      "mountain death camas" 18.2 mi. E


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Blind Trail (Trail) Garfield County, UT 1756 ft. SW 5574  Sandy Creek Benches 
Wildcat Mesa (Summit) Garfield County, UT 1.8 mi. N 5998  Sandy Creek Benches 
Dripping Rock Seep (Spring) Garfield County, UT 1.8 mi. NE 5483  Steele Butte 
South Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 1.8 mi. NE   Mount Ellen 
Coleman Hollow Wash (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.8 mi. NE   Steele Butte 
Poison Wash (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. NE   Sandy Creek Benches 
Five Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. E   Cave Flat 
Oak Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2.7 mi. NW   Lower Bowns Reservoir 
Elbow of the Sandy (Bend) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. NW 5164  Sandy Creek Benches 
Seven Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. SE   Cave Flat 
Sandy Ranch (Locale) Garfield County, UT 3 mi. W 5279  Sandy Creek Benches 
Dugout Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.6 mi. N   Mount Ellen 
Divide Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. SW   Bitter Creek Divide 
Spring Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. SW   Cave Flat 
Dry Wash (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4.4 mi. N   Mount Ellen 
Sandy Creek Benches (Bench) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. SW 5401  Sandy Creek Benches 
Sheets Gulch (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4 mi. NW   Bear Canyon 
Pete Steele Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. E 5958  Steele Butte 
King Ranch (Locale) Garfield County, UT 4.2 mi. SE 5903  Steele Butte 
Blue Notch (Gap) Wayne County, UT 5.3 mi. N 5496  Notom 


Taxon Links for species Arenaria fendleri  A. Gray

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

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