Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14103 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Psorothamnus thompsoniae (Vail) S.L. Welsh & N.D. Atwood
Infraspecific    var. thompsoniae 
Common name   Thompson's dalea
R. Van Buren   757  
   with J. Cooper, K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 02 June 2005 
United States
San Juan County
Locality W side of Utah Highway 276, ca. 1 mile S of the intersection with Farley Canyon, ca. 3 air miles SE of Hite Crossing.
     Elev.: 4175 ft. (1272 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 37° 50'  49.47" N, 110° 21'  16.89" 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: L2S10. 


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

     Psorothamnus thompsoniae var. thompsoniae (Vail) Welsh & Atwood

     Dalea thompsoniae (Vail) L.O. Williams

Common Name(s): Thompson's dalea.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=529909, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Psorothamnus
                                        Species: Psorothamnus thompsoniae
                                            Variety: Psorothamnus thompsoniae var. thompsoniae


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00231s1.jpg 
specimen image: 01998s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10894s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14104 Ericameria nauseosa  var. juncea  71 ft. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Red Monument (Summit) San Juan County, UT 1.8 mi. NW 4593  Hite South 
Browns Rim (Cliff) San Juan County, UT 2.1 mi. NE 5305  Copper Point 
Hite Marina Campground (Locale) San Juan County, UT 2.5 mi. W 4029  Hite South 
Hite Marina (Locale) San Juan County, UT 2.5 mi. NW 3914  Hite South 
Hite Crossing (Locale) Wayne County, UT 3.1 mi. N 3727  Sewing Machine 
Hite Crossing (Bridge) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. N 3704  Sewing Machine 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.2 mi. N   Fiddler Butte 
Hite Airport (Airport) Garfield County, UT 3.5 mi. N 3704  Hite North 
Browns Bottom (historical) (Bend) San Juan County, UT 3.2 mi. NW 3704  Hite North 
Narrow Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.4 mi. NW   Sewing Machine 
North Wash (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.2 mi. NW   Raggy Canyon 
Dirty Devil River (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. N   The Notch 
Browns Bottom (Bend) Garfield County, UT 3.5 mi. NW 3704  Hite North 
Copper Point (Summit) San Juan County, UT 4 mi. S 5794  Copper Point 
Glencove (Bay) Garfield County, UT 4 mi. NW 3704  Hite North 
Cataract Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 3.9 mi. NE   Spanish Bottom 
Lake Powell Overlook (Locale) Garfield County, UT 4.4 mi. NW 4269  Hite North 
Mille Crag Bend (Bend) Garfield County, UT 4.3 mi. NE 4646  Copper Point 
Sheep Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 4.5 mi. E   Indian Head Pass 
Farley Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 4.8 mi. SW   Copper Point 


Taxon Links for species Psorothamnus thompsoniae  (Vail) S.L. Welsh & N.D. Atwood

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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