Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14696 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Artemisia tripartita Rydb.
Infraspecific    subsp. tripartita 
Common name   three-tip sagebrush
R. Van Buren   1395  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 08 August 2006 
United States
Cache County
Locality Wasatch Range, between Middle Sink and North Sink, W of US Highway 89, ca. 1 mile NE of Bear Lake Summit.
     Elev.: 7611 ft. (2320 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 41° 56'  3.69" N, 111° 28'  59.45" 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: L13S4, where soils are so very different the artemisia change. 


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

     Artemisia tripartita ssp. tripartita Rydb.

     Artemisia tridentata ssp. trifida (Nutt.) Hall & Clements
     Artemisia trifida Nutt.
     Seriphidium tripartitum (Rydb.) W.A. Weber

Common Name(s): Idaho threetip sagebrush, threetip sagebrush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=183742, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Artemisia
                                        Species: Artemisia tripartita
                                            Subspecies: Artemisia tripartita ssp. tripartita


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 07764s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14694 Artemisia tridentata  var. vaseyana   "Vasey's big sagebrush" same section
07764 Artemisia tripartita      "three-tip sagebrush" 203 ft. SW
14693 Artemisia tripartita  subsp. tripartita   "three-tip sagebrush" same section
07705 Carex obtusata      "obtuse sedge" 203 ft. SW
14695 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. lanceolatus   "spear-leaf yellow rabbitbrush" same section
07714 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" 203 ft. SW
07706 Eriogonum heracleoides      "parsnip-flowered wild buckwheat" 203 ft. SW
07715 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. majus   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" 203 ft. SW
07761 Leucopoa kingii      "spike fescue" 203 ft. SW
07762 Lomatium graveolens  var. graveolens   "King's biscuitroot" 203 ft. SW
07704 Melica bulbosa      "onion-grass" 203 ft. SW
07703 Orthocarpus tolmiei      "Tolmie's owl's-clover" 203 ft. SW
07713 Penstemon leonardii  var. leonardii   "Leonard's beardtongue" 203 ft. SW
07707 Phacelia hastata      "silverleaf scorpionweed" 203 ft. SW
07763 Senecio crocatus      "saffron ragwort" 203 ft. SW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Deadman Gulch (Valley) Cache County, UT 2221 ft. S   Tony Grove Creek 
Canteen Spring (Spring) Cache County, UT 2687 ft. N 7605  Garden City 
Middle Sink (Basin) Cache County, UT 0.6 mi. S 7550  Garden City 
North Sink (Basin) Cache County, UT 0.9 mi. N 7445  Garden City 
Bear Lake Summit (Gap) Cache County, UT 0.8 mi. SE 7828  Garden City 
Limber Pine Trail Head (Locale) Rich County, UT 0.9 mi. SE 7753  Garden City 
Limber Pine Trail (Trail) Rich County, UT 1 mi. S 7914  Garden City 
Old Limber Pine (Populated Place) Rich County, UT 1.1 mi. S 7901  Garden City 
Willow Spring (Spring) Cache County, UT 1.5 mi. N 7661  Garden City 
Chubby Hollow (Valley) Rich County, UT 1.3 mi. E   Garden City 
Sunrise Campground (Locale) Rich County, UT 1.5 mi. SE 7573  Garden City 
Grouse Hollow (Valley) Rich County, UT 1.8 mi. NE   Garden City 
Bear Lake Overlook (Locale) Cache County, UT 1.6 mi. SE 7494  Garden City 
Bear Lake Overlook (Locale) Rich County, UT 1.7 mi. SE 7458  Garden City 
Burnt Fork (Stream) Rich County, UT 2.1 mi. S   Tony Grove Creek 
South Sink (Basin) Rich County, UT 2.3 mi. S 7704  Garden City 
North Fork Amazon Hollow (Valley) Cache County, UT 2.1 mi. NW   Tony Grove Creek 
Horse Lake (Lake) Cache County, UT 1.8 mi. W 8521  Tony Grove Creek 
Amazon Mine (Mine) Cache County, UT 2.3 mi. N 7500  Tony Grove Creek 
Left Hand Fork Lone Pine Canyon (Valley) Rich County, UT 2.1 mi. E   Garden City 


Taxon Links for species Artemisia tripartita  Rydb.

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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