Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14090 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Parryella filifolia Torr. & Gray ex A. Gray
Common name   common dunebroom
R. Van Buren   738  
   with J. Cooper, K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 31 May 2005 
United States
Grand County
Locality Spanish Valley, between cliffs and the W edge of US Highway 191, ca 4 miles SE of Moab;
     Elev.: 4714 ft. (1436 m.)
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° 30'  7.88" N, 109° 28'  39.55" 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.
Voucher Voucher for "Woody Plants of Utah" by R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper, J. Cooper 
Specimen Notes Journal Code: L3S6. 


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

     Parryella filifolia Torr. & Gray ex Gray

Common Name(s): common dunebroom, dune broom.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=26831, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04526s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11347 Chloris virgata      "feather windmill grass" same section
18002 Parryella       "parryella" 1.8 mi. NE
04526 Parryella filifolia      "common dunebroom" 1.2 mi. N
14089 Poliomintha incana      "frosted mint" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Spanish Valley (Populated Place) San Juan County, UT 1.2 mi. SE 4803  Kane Springs 
Johnsons Up on Top (Summit) Grand County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 5305  Rill Creek 
Sunset Cemetery (Cemetery) Grand County, UT 2.5 mi. N 4492  Rill Creek 
Old City Park (Park) Grand County, UT 2.8 mi. N 4492  Rill Creek 
Kens Lake (Reservoir) San Juan County, UT 2.8 mi. SE 5043  Kane Springs 
Kens Lake Dam (Dam) San Juan County, UT 2.8 mi. SE 5043  Kane Springs 
Spanish Valley (Flat) Grand County, UT 3.3 mi. N 4387  Moab 
Sunbird Airport (Airport) Grand County, UT 3.5 mi. N 4593  Moab 
Bridger Jack Mesa (Summit) San Juan County, UT 4 mi. S 5791  Kane Springs 
Burkholder Draw (Valley) Grand County, UT 4.1 mi. N   Warner Lake 
Moab KOA (Park) Grand County, UT 4.3 mi. N 4538  Moab 
North Fork Mill Creek (Stream) Grand County, UT 4.5 mi. N   Warner Lake 
Behind the Rocks (Area) San Juan County, UT 4.9 mi. S 5407  Kane Springs 
KKLX-FM (Moab) (Tower) Grand County, UT 4.8 mi. NW 4164  Moab 
Jackson Reservoir (Reservoir) Grand County, UT 4.8 mi. NW 4282  Moab 
Hall Bridge (Arch) Grand County, UT 4.4 mi. W 4584  Moab 
Moab Christian Center (Church) Grand County, UT 4.9 mi. NW 4173  Moab 
Window Arch (Arch) Grand County, UT 4.5 mi. W 4767  Moab 
First Assembly of God Church (Church) Grand County, UT 5 mi. NW 4131  Moab 
Moab Slickrock Trail (Trail) Grand County, UT 5.3 mi. N 4370  Moab 


Taxon Links for species Parryella filifolia  Torr. & Gray ex A. Gray

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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