Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 11375 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Lupinus sparsiflorus Benth.
Common name   Coulter's lupine
Donna M. Barnes   4853  
Coll. Date 13 April 2006 
United States
Clark County
Locality [Virgin Valley, Nevada Highway 170 (Riverside Road)], Hwy 169, S of the bridge over the Virgin River;
     Elev.: 1437 ft. (438 m.)
Habitat Notes along gravelly banks and sand bars. 
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 36° 43'  59" N, 114° 13'  10" 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):

     Lupinus sparsiflorus Benth.

Common Name(s): Mojave lupine.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=26121, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Lupinus
                                        Species: Lupinus sparsiflorus


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 11375s1.jpg specimen image: 11375d1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 11388d1.jpg 
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specimen image: 11424d1.jpg 
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specimen image: 11493f1.jpg 
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specimen image: 13477s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11626 Atriplex argentea      "silverscale saltbush" same section
11373 Baccharis glutinosa      "sticky seep-willow" same section
11371 Chaenactis fremontii      "Fremont's pincushion" same section
11370 Chamaesyce polycarpa      "smallseed sandmat" same section
11372 Chorizanthe brevicornu  var. brevicornu   "brittle spineflower" same section
11380 Eleocharis acicularis      "needle spikerush" same section
11374 Heliotropium curassavicum  var. oculatum   "seaside heliotrope" same section
11384 Lactuca saligna      "willow-leaf lettuce" same section
11382 Malacothrix glabrata      "smooth desert-dandelion" same section
11377 Pectocarya heterocarpa      "chuckwalla combseed" same section
11378 Pectocarya platycarpa      "toothed combseed" same section
11383 Rafinesquia neomexicana      "desert chicory" same section
11379 Scirpus pungens     same section
11376 Sonchus oleraceus      "common sowthistle" same section
11381 Stylocline psilocarphoides      "baretwig neststraw" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Virgin River Recreation Area (Park) Clark County, NV 774 ft. NE 1414  Riverside 
Riverside (Populated Place) Clark County, NV 1149 ft. N 1431  Riverside 
Cook Bottom (Flat) Clark County, NV 2024 ft. NE 1427  Riverside 
Foster Ranch (Locale) Clark County, NV 0.7 mi. SW 1408  Riverside 
Arnold Bottom (Flat) Clark County, NV 1 mi. SW 1404  Riverside 
David Buddy Ranch (Locale) Clark County, NV 1.6 mi. SW 1404  Riverside 
Latham Bottom (Flat) Clark County, NV 1.6 mi. NE 1450  Riverside 
Virgin Hill (Summit) Clark County, NV 2.2 mi. N 1808  Flat Top Mesa 
Nickel Creek (Stream) Clark County, NV 2.2 mi. SE   Virgin Peak 
Frank Taylor Ranch (Locale) Clark County, NV 2.2 mi. SW 1414  Riverside 
Cottonwood (historical) (Locale) Clark County, NV 2.2 mi. NE 1470  Riverside 
Toquop Wash (Stream) Lincoln County, NV 2.3 mi. NE   Toquop Gap 
East Mesa Interchange (Locale) Clark County, NV 4.1 mi. NW 2182  Moapa Peak SE 
Sink Reservoir (Reservoir) Clark County, NV 5.6 mi. N 2103  Flat Top Mesa 
Flickerville (historical) (Locale) Clark County, NV 5.7 mi. SW 1365  Overton NE 
Bunkerville Ridge (Ridge) Clark County, NV 6.5 mi. SE 4324  Riverside 


Taxon Links for species Lupinus sparsiflorus  Benth.

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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