Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 14364 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
EphedraceaeEphedraceaeEphedraceae  
Species Ephedra viridis Coville
Infraspecific    var. viscida (Cutler) L.D. Benson
Common name   Cutler's ephedra
Collector(s)
R. Van Buren   1039  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 02 August 2005 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Garfield County
Locality eastern base of Durffey Mesa, W side of the Burr Trail, ca 4 miles SE of Boulder;
     Elev.: 6026 ft. (1837 m.)
Habitat Notes in sand; 
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° 52'  1.86" N, 111° 22'  49.26" 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: L10S1. 

Taxonomy


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

     Ephedra cutleri Peebles

     Ephedra coryi var. viscida Cutler
     Ephedra viridis var. viscida (Cutler) L. Benson

Common Name(s): Cutler Mormon tea, Cutler mormontea, Cutler's ephedra, Cutler's jointfir.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=508106, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Gnetophyta
                    Class: Gnetopsida
                        Order: Ephedrales
                            Family: Ephedraceae
                                Genus: Ephedra
                                    Species: Ephedra cutleri
                                                                                    

Images

Images of other samples of the same species:
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01065
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01212
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01278
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01340
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01823
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01842
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02064
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02147
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03071
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03192
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05467
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09204
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09478
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10159
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10216
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10337
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12568
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12568
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12586
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12586
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13190
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13540
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13697
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15672

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10627 Psilostrophe sparsiflora      "greenstem paperflower" same section
14365 Salix gooddingii      "Goodding's willow" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Durffey Mesa (Summit) Garfield County, UT 1.3 mi. SW 6614  Calf Creek 
Hot Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.3 mi. E   Steep Creek Bench 
Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.6 mi. NE   Lower Bowns Reservoir 
Deer Creek Campground (Locale) Garfield County, UT 1.7 mi. SE 5814  King Bench 
Slickrock Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.1 mi. N   Steep Creek Bench 
Deer Creek Recreation Area (Area) Garfield County, UT 2.5 mi. S 5650  King Bench 
Sugarloaf (Summit) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. NW 6828  Boulder Town 
Dry Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.2 mi. S   Boulder Town 
The Hogback (Ridge) Garfield County, UT 3 mi. SW 6313  Calf Creek 
Thompson Ledge (Bench) Garfield County, UT 3 mi. NW 6628  Boulder Town 
Anasazi Historical Site (Park) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. NW 6585  Boulder Town 
Lower Calf Creek Falls (Falls) Garfield County, UT 3.4 mi. SW 5607  Calf Creek 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Garfield County, UT 3.5 mi. NW 6654  Boulder Town 
Boulder Post Office (Post Office) Garfield County, UT 3.6 mi. NW 6683  Boulder Town 
Sadies Nipple (Pillar) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. N 6654  Boulder Town 
Boulder Town (Populated Place) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. NW 6700  Boulder Town 
Boulder School (School) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. NW 6710  Boulder Town 
New Home Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 3.3 mi. W 6555  Calf Creek 
Baker Wash (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.5 mi. NW   Boulder Town 
Schoolhouse Ledge (Cliff) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. NW 6847  Boulder Town 

Links

Taxon Links for species Ephedra viridis  Coville

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:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Ephedra+viridis

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