Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 13986 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Caesalpinia repens Eastw.
J.G. Harris   4729  
   with P. Bybee
Coll. Date 01 May 2008 
United States
Emery County
Locality Dry Lake Wash, ca. 1.5 km WNW of Dellenbaugh Butte;
     Elev.: 4018 ft. (1225 m.)
Habitat Notes sandy soil; sand desert shrub 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 38° 49'  38" N, 110° 7'  47" 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):

     Caesalpinia repens Eastw.

     Hoffmannseggia repens (Eastw.) Cockerell

Common Name(s): creeping nicker.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=184653, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02033s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02725s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05940s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06145s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09910s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
13985 Asclepias ruthiae      "Ruth's milkweed" same section
13988 Cymopterus acaulis  var. fendleri   "Fendler's spring parsley" same section
13987 Eremocrinum albomarginatum      "Utah solitaire lily" same section
13991 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" same section
13989 Phacelia crenulata  var. corrugata   "notch-leaf scorpionweed" same section
13990 Streptanthella longirostris      "long-beaked streptanthella" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Dry Lake Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 1859 ft. SE   Horse Bench East 
Dellenbaugh Butte (Summit) Grand County, UT 1 mi. E 4232  Green River SE 
Salt Wash (Valley) Grand County, UT 2.4 mi. N   Dee Pass 
Ruby Ranch (Locale) Grand County, UT 3.5 mi. S 4003  Green River SE 
San Rafael River (Stream) Emery County, UT 3.8 mi. S   Hadden Holes 
Chaffin Ranch (Locale) Emery County, UT 4.4 mi. S 4016  Horse Bench East 
White Wash (Valley) Grand County, UT 5 mi. SE   Dee Pass 
Red Wash (Valley) Grand County, UT 5.6 mi. SE   Green River SE 
Ninemile Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 6 mi. N   Jessies Twist 


Taxon Links for species Caesalpinia repens  Eastw.

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:

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