Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10279 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Cercis occidentalis Torr. ex A. Gray
J. Anderson   s.n.  
Coll. Date 23 April 1960 
United States
Washington County
Locality Chuckawalla Canyon, 3 mi N of junction of Gunlock road and U.S. Highway 91.
     Elev.: 3400 ft. (1037 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky ledge. 
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° 13'  18" N, 113° 46'  50" W
Township Range T41S, R17W, Sec. 17  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
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):

     Cercis canadensis var. texensis (S. Wats.) M. Hopkins

     Cercis canadensis ssp. texensis (S. Wats.) E. Murr.
     Cercis occidentalis Torr. ex Gray

Common Name(s): California redbud, Texas redbud.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=527243, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Cercis
                                        Species: Cercis canadensis
                                            Variety: Cercis canadensis var. texensis


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10279s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02669s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11959s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13607s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14270 Brickellia longifolia      "long-leaf brickellbush" 1.1 mi. N
14269 Ephedra viridis  var. viridis  1.1 mi. N
17897 Ericameria laricifolia      "turpentine bush" 1.1 mi. N
14820 Ericameria laricifolia      "turpentine bush" 1817 ft. SW
14821 Ericameria linearifolia      "narrow-leaf goldenbush" 1077 ft. NW
14819 Ericameria nauseosa      "rubber rabbitbrush" 1817 ft. SW
14824 Ericameria nauseosa      "rubber rabbitbrush" 1077 ft. NW
14266 Eriogonum fasciculatum  var. polifolium   "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" 1.1 mi. N
14822 Eriogonum fasciculatum  var. polifolium   "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" 1077 ft. NW
17895 Eriogonum heermannii  var. subspinosum   "Heermann's wild buckwheat" 1.2 mi. N
14264 Eriogonum heermannii  var. sulcatum   "Heermann's wild buckwheat" 1.1 mi. N
14818 Eriogonum heermannii  var. sulcatum   "Heermann's wild buckwheat" 1817 ft. SW
17896 Eriogonum heermannii  var. sulcatum   "Heermann's wild buckwheat" 1.2 mi. N
14263 Lepidium fremontii      "desert peppercress" 1.1 mi. N
17894 Lotus rigidus      "shrubby deervetch" 2994 ft. N
14823 Lotus rigidus      "shrubby deervetch" 1077 ft. NW
14267 Peucephyllum schottii      "Schott's desert-fir" 1.1 mi. N
14265 Peucephyllum schottii      "Schott's desert-fir" 1.1 mi. N
14268 Pinus monophylla      "single-leaf pinyon pine" 1.1 mi. N
14603 Pinus monophylla      "single-leaf pinyon pine" 1.1 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Manganese Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. N   Gunlock 
Gunlock Dam (Dam) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. N 3717  Shivwits 
Gunlock Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. N 3717  Shivwits 
Pahcoon Spring Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. S   Gunlock 
Gunlock Campground (Locale) Washington County, UT 2 mi. N 3603  Gunlock 
Gunlock Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. N 3570  Gunlock 
Gunlock State Park (Park) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. N 3609  Gunlock 
Shem (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. S 3297  Shivwits 
Sand Cove Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. N   Santa Clara 
Camp Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. S 3452  Shivwits 
Shivwits (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. S 3202  Shivwits 
Pahcoon Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. NW 3773  Shivwits 
Miners Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. N   Gunlock 
Paiute Indian Reservation (Reserve) Washington County, UT 3.8 mi. S 3566  Shivwits 
Limekiln Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 4 mi. N   Gunlock 
Santa Clara Bench (Bench) Washington County, UT 3.8 mi. SE 3281  Santa Clara 
Gunlock (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 4.5 mi. N 3658  Gunlock 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 4.6 mi. N 3671  Gunlock 
Lower Sand Cove Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 4.7 mi. N 4082  Veyo 
Lower Sand Cove Dam (Dam) Washington County, UT 4.7 mi. N 4082  Veyo 


Taxon Links for species Cercis occidentalis  Torr. ex 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

Google Images

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