Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 08660 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Peteria thompsoniae S. Watson
Common name   Thompson's peteria
Debi Clark   s.n.  
Coll. Date 10 June 2003 
United States
Garfield County
Locality Circle Cliffs, hills E of Colt Mesa;
     Elev.: 6100 ft. (1860 m.)
Habitat Notes midslope on a ridgeline, Chinle-Moenkopi Formation transition. 
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° 44'  7" N, 111° 1'  50" W
Township Range T35S, R8E, Sec. 28  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Peteria thompsoniae S. Wats.

     Peteria nevadensis Tidestrom

Common Name(s): Thompson's peteria.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=26838, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 08660s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02043s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02045s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13582s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08661 Zuckia brandegeei      "siltbush" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Colt Mesa (Summit) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. W 6093  Horse Pasture Mesa 
Deer Point (Cliff) Garfield County, UT 3 mi. SE 7143  Deer Point 
Horse Pasture Mesa (Summit) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. SW 5676  Horse Pasture Mesa 
Four Mile Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 4.1 mi. S 5939  Horse Pasture Mesa 
Sneaky Prospect (Mine) Garfield County, UT 3.6 mi. W 5870  Horse Pasture Mesa 
Muley Tanks (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. E 4639  The Post 
Muley Twist Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4.1 mi. NE   Bitter Creek Divide 
Hotshot Prospect (Mine) Garfield County, UT 4.3 mi. W 5929  Horse Pasture Mesa 
Cottonwood Tanks (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 5.8 mi. NE 4859  The Post 
Willow Tanks (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 6.1 mi. NE 4876  The Post 


Taxon Links for species Peteria thompsoniae  S. Watson

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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