Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 12296 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eremogone fendleri (A. Gray) Ikonn.
Common name   Fendler's sandwort
J.G. Harris   4336  
   with M.W. Harris
Coll. Date 28 July 2006 
United States
Harney County
Locality Steens Mountains, head of Kiger Gorge.
     Elev.: 8840 ft. (2695 m.)
Habitat Notes basalt ledges. 
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 42° 42'  27" N, 118° 34'  20" 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 fendleri var. fendleri Gray

     Arenaria fendleri var. diffusa Porter
     Eremogone fendleri (Gray) S. Ikonnikov

Common Name(s): Fendler sandwort, Fendler's sandwort.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=184229, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 12296s2.jpg specimen image: 12296a1.jpg specimen image: 12296b1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03781s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06798s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09500s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10852f1.jpg 
specimen image: 10852s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12297 Draba cusickii      "Cusick's whitlow-cress" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Steens Mountain (Summit) Harney County, OR 2 mi. SE 7743  Wildhorse Lake 
Jackman Park Campground (Locale) Harney County, OR 2.7 mi. W 7674  Wildhorse Lake 
Jackman Park (Flat) Harney County, OR 2.8 mi. W 7651  Wildhorse Lake 
Whorehouse Meadow (Flat) Harney County, OR 3.3 mi. NW 7474  Fish Lake 
Grant Place (Locale) Harney County, OR 3.1 mi. E 5007  Wildhorse Lake 
Honeymoon Lake (Lake) Harney County, OR 3.4 mi. W 7553  Fish Lake 
Devine Rock (Summit) Harney County, OR 4.5 mi. S 7733  Wildhorse Lake 
The Hunters Cabin (Locale) Harney County, OR 3.8 mi. SE 4931  Wildhorse Lake 
Pate Lake (Lake) Harney County, OR 4 mi. NW 7422  Fish Lake 
Fish Lake Campground (Locale) Harney County, OR 4.2 mi. NW 7389  Fish Lake 
Wildhorse Lake (Lake) Harney County, OR 5.5 mi. S 8429  Wildhorse Lake 
Little Wildhorse Lake (Lake) Harney County, OR 5.5 mi. S 8924  Wildhorse Lake 
Fish Lake (Lake) Harney County, OR 4.3 mi. NW 7369  Fish Lake 
Dingle Creek (Stream) Harney County, OR 5.2 mi. N   Wildhorse Lake 


Taxon Links for species Eremogone fendleri  (A. Gray) Ikonn.

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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