Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14283 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Brickellia microphylla (Nutt.) A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. scabra A. Gray
Common name   rough brickellbush
R. Van Buren   940  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 21 July 2005 
United States
Washington County
Locality Beaver Dam Mountains, Castle Cliff vicinity, along Castle Cliff Wash near Old Highway 91;
     Elev.: 3697 ft. (1127 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° 3'  56.28" N, 113° 53'  16.44" 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: L3S2. 


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

     Brickellia microphylla var. scabra Gray

     Brickellia microphylla ssp. scabra (Gray) W.A. Weber
     Brickellia scabra (Gray) A. Nels. ex B.L. Robins.

Common Name(s): rough brickellbush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=526984, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Brickellia
                                        Species: Brickellia microphylla
                                            Variety: Brickellia microphylla var. scabra


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01589s2.jpg 
specimen image: 03239s2.jpg 
specimen image: 03240s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07225s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07282s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07579s2.jpg 
specimen image: 15494s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15595s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08387 Agave utahensis      "Utah dwarf century plant" 81 ft. N
05310 Aloysia wrightii      "Wright's beebrush" same section
14286 Ambrosia eriocentra      "woolly bur-sage" same section
08958 Ambrosia eriocentra      "woolly bur-sage" 81 ft. N
14459 Ambrosia salsola      "burrobush" 1812 ft. E
15274 Arctostaphylos pringlei      "Pringle manzanita" same section
05278 Baccharis sergiloides      "desert seep-willow" same section
14284 Buddleja utahensis      "Utah butterflybush" same section
05311 Buddleja utahensis      "Utah butterflybush" same section
14794 Buddleja utahensis      "Utah butterflybush" 232 ft. S
05700 Carya illinoinensis      "pecan" 210 ft. W
15711 Cryptantha pterocarya  var. cycloptera  2.7 mi. SE
08389 Cupressus arizonica      "Arizona cypress" 81 ft. N
05275 Cupressus arizonica      "Arizona cypress" same section
04190 Cupressus arizonica      "Arizona cypress" same section
14795 Encelia virginensis      "Virgin River brittlebush" 232 ft. S
17932 Ephedra fasciculata      "Mojave ephedra" 569 ft. W
14798 Ephedra viridis  var. viridis  232 ft. S
14808 Ericameria laricifolia      "turpentine bush" 2663 ft. NW
14282 Ericameria paniculata      "Mojave rabbitbrush" same section
14814 Eriogonum heermannii  var. sulcatum   "Heermann's wild buckwheat" 446 ft. S
14797 Lepidium fremontii      "desert peppercress" 232 ft. S
15712 Lepidium lasiocarpum  var. lasiocarpum  2.7 mi. SE
08385 Lesquerella rectipes      "straight bladderpod" 81 ft. N
08959 Melia azedarach      "Chinaberrytree" 81 ft. N
08305 Neolloydia johnsonii     81 ft. N
16856 Oenothera primiveris      "desert evening primrose" 2480 ft. E
14813 Parthenium incanum      "mariola" 446 ft. S
05279 Parthenium incanum      "mariola" same section
14796 Parthenium incanum      "mariola" 232 ft. S
08960 Parthenium incanum      "mariola" 81 ft. N
14285 Perityle tenella      "Springdale rockdaisy" same section
05277 Perityle tenella      "Springdale rockdaisy" same section
02667 Phacelia fremontii      "Fremont's scorpionweed" 1.7 mi. SE
02666 Physaria tenella      "Moapa bladderpod" 1.7 mi. SE
05268 Prunus fasciculata      "desert almond" same section
14281 Psilostrophe cooperi      "whitestem paperflower" same section
08245 Psilostrophe cooperi      "whitestem paperflower" 1475 ft. SE
05309 Psorothamnus polydenius  var. polydenius   "Nevada dalea" same section
15634 Rafinesquia neomexicana     2.7 mi. SE
08386 Salazaria mexicana      "Mexican bladdersage" 81 ft. N
14457 Salazaria mexicana      "Mexican bladdersage" 1812 ft. E
08957 Senecio douglasii  var. monoensis   "Mono ragwort" 81 ft. N
14793 Senecio flaccidus  var. monoensis   "Mono ragwort" 232 ft. S
05276 Stephanomeria tenuifolia  var. tenuifolia   "narrow-leaf wirelettuce" same section
02668 Thamnosma montana      "turpentinebroom" 1.7 mi. SE
14458 Thamnosma montana      "turpentinebroom" 1812 ft. E
16857 Thamnosma montana      "turpentinebroom" 2556 ft. E
17931 Tiquilia canescens      "woody crinklemat" 569 ft. W
11453 Tridens muticus      "slim tridens" 258 ft. SW
05469 Yucca schidigera      "Mojave yucca" same section
08388 Yucca schidigera      "Mojave yucca" 81 ft. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Castle Cliff (Cliff) Washington County, UT 633 ft. E 3862  Castle Cliff 
Castle Cliff (Cliff) Washington County, UT 0.7 mi. S 4055  Castle Cliff 
Summit Spring Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. NE   Castle Cliff 
Summit Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. N 4600  Jarvis Peak 
Joshua Tree Natural Area (Reserve) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. S 3140  Castle Cliff 
Welcome Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. N 4544  Castle Cliff 
Bulldog Knolls (Range) Washington County, UT 3 mi. S 3373  Jarvis Peak 
Bulldog Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. S   Jarvis Peak 
Tabeau Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.8 mi. S 4341  Jarvis Peak 
Middle Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.2 mi. N 4728  Castle Cliff 
Black Warrior Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. E 6257  Jarvis Peak 
Westside Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. E 5794  Jarvis Peak 
Grapevine Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.9 mi. N 5735  West Mountain Peak 
Utah Hill Summit (Locale) Washington County, UT 4.2 mi. NE 4744  Jarvis Peak 
Sam Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.9 mi. N 4685  West Mountain Peak 
Reber Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.9 mi. N 4242  Castle Cliff 
Crazy Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 5.5 mi. N 4580  West Mountain Peak 


Taxon Links for species Brickellia microphylla  (Nutt.) 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

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