Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14366 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Artemisia bigelovii A. Gray
Common name   Bigelow's sagebrush
R. Van Buren   1041  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 02 August 2005 
United States
Garfield County
Locality S edge of Steep Creek Bench, W side of the Burr Trail, ca. 2 road miles W of The Gulch;
     Elev.: 6007 ft. (1831 m.)
Habitat Notes in red 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° 51'  37.68" N, 111° 19'  18.96" 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: L12S1. 


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

     Artemisia bigelovii Gray

Common Name(s): Bigelow sage, Bigelow sagebrush, Bigelow's sagebrush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=35452, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Artemisia
                                        Species: Artemisia bigelovii


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03225s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07578s4.jpg 
specimen image: 09205s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10122s2.jpg 
specimen image: 11323s7.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14371 Brickellia microphylla  var. scabra   "rough brickellbush" same section
14367 Ericameria nauseosa  var. arenaria  2066 ft. W
14372 Ericameria nauseosa  var. juncea  same section
14369 Eriogonum corymbosum  var. corymbosum   "crisp-leaf wild buckwheat" same section
14368 Eriogonum corymbosum  var. corymbosum   "crisp-leaf wild buckwheat" same section
14370 Mahonia fremontii      "Fremont's mahonia" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Steep Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 0.6 mi. E   Lower Bowns Reservoir 
Long Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 0.7 mi. E   Lamp Stand 
Deer Creek Campground (Locale) Garfield County, UT 1.8 mi. W 5814  King Bench 
Hot Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.9 mi. W   Steep Creek Bench 
Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. NW   Lower Bowns Reservoir 
King Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. SE 6211  King Bench 
Steep Creek Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 3.4 mi. N 6490  Steep Creek Bench 
Deer Creek Recreation Area (Area) Garfield County, UT 3 mi. SW 5650  King Bench 
The Gulch Outstanding Natural Area (Area) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. S 5486  King Bench 
Water Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.6 mi. NE   Steep Creek Bench 
Slickrock Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.6 mi. NW   Steep Creek Bench 
Rattlesnake Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. NE 6733  Steep Creek Bench 
Durffey Mesa (Summit) Garfield County, UT 4.1 mi. W 6614  Calf Creek 
Long Neck (Cape) Garfield County, UT 5.6 mi. N 6985  Steep Creek Bench 
Long Neck Cabin (Locale) Garfield County, UT 5.6 mi. N 6982  Steep Creek Bench 
Deer Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 5.7 mi. S   Boulder Town 
Egg Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 5.8 mi. NE   Lamp Stand 
Boynton Lookout (Locale) Garfield County, UT 5.7 mi. SW 5909  Calf Creek 
Frisky Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 6.2 mi. NW   Lower Bowns Reservoir 
Lizzie Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 6.2 mi. NW   Boulder Town 


Taxon Links for species Artemisia bigelovii  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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