Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 02870 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
TamaricaceaeTamaricaceaeTamaricaceae  
Species Tamarix chinensis Lour.
Common name   five-stamen tamarisk
Collector(s)
J. Uhl   s.n.  
Coll. Date 05 May 1990 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Washington County
Locality Utah State Rt. 9, 7.2 miles W of west entrance to Zion National Park, near Coal Pits Wash, S side of road, close to Virgin River. 
 
Habitat Notes very moist sandy soil, sage, rabbit brush community. 
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° 9'  49" N, 113° 4'  46" W
Township Range T42S, R11W, Sec. 3  
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).

Taxonomy


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

     Tamarix chinensis Lour.

     Tamarix pentandra Pallas

Common Name(s): China tamarisk, Chinese saltcedar, Chinese tamarisk, fivestamen tamarisk, five-stamen tamarisk, saltcedar, tamarisk, tamarix.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=22308, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Violales
                                Family: Tamaricaceae
                                    Genus: Tamarix
                                        Species: Tamarix chinensis
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 02870s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00351s1.jpg 
00351
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00357
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00459
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01057
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02165
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02204
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02597
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02717
specimen image: 02773s1.jpg 
02773
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09213
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10671
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10897
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11414
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11414
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x2546

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02860 Abronia fragrans      "snowball sand verbena" 1 mi. W
02873 Allionia incarnata      "trailing windmills" 1 mi. W
02859 Calochortus flexuosus      "winding mariposa lily" 1 mi. W
02871 Ipomopsis arizonica      "Arizona scarlet gilia" same section
02858 Lupinus pusillus  var. pusillus   "rusty lupine" 1 mi. W
02872 Oenothera pallida  var. pallida   "Pale evening-primrose" same section
02857 Salvia dorrii      "purple sage" 1 mi. W

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Grafton Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 439 ft. SW 3694  Springdale West 
South Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1137 ft. N   Smithsonian Butte 
Grafton (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1318 ft. N 3665  Springdale West 
Coalpits Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2140 ft. N   Springdale East 
Wire valley Knoll (Summit) Washington County, UT 1 mi. SE 4397  Springdale West 
Horse Valley Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. E   Smithsonian Butte 
Huber Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1 mi. E   Springdale West 
Wire Valley Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. SE   Springdale West 
Wire Mesa (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. S 4452  Springdale West 
Grafton Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. W   Smithsonian Butte 
Grafton Mesa (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. W 3612  Springdale West 
Scoggins Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. N   Springdale West 
Petrified Forest (Area) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. NE 4351  Springdale West 
Petrified Forest (Area) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. NE 4354  Springdale West 
Rockville Bench (Bench) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. E 4331  Springdale West 
Zion Community Church (Church) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. E 3750  Springdale West 
Petrified Forest Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. NE 4239  Springdale West 
Rockville (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. E 3740  Springdale West 
Pastry Ridge (Ridge) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. W 4298  Springdale West 
Rockville Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. E 3786  Springdale West 

Links

Taxon Links for species Tamarix chinensis  Lour.

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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Tamarix+chinensis

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