Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14806 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Ericameria nauseosa (Pall. ex Pursh) G.L. Nesom & Baird
Common name   rubber rabbitbrush
R. Van Buren   1508  
   with J. Cooper, K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 04 May 2007 
United States
Mohave County
Locality Beaver Dam Mountains, Cedar Pockets Wash Rd, ca. 4 road miles NW of Cedar Pockets Exit of I-15, W of the gypsum mine;
     Elev.: 3133 ft. (955 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 36° 58'  52.16" N, 113° 48'  47.56" 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: L3S1. 


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

     Ericameria nauseosa (Pallas ex Pursh) Nesom & Baird

Common Name(s): goldenbush, rubber rabbitbrush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=507594, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 12417s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14802 Aloysia wrightii      "Wright's beebrush" 1.6 mi. S
11367 Argemone munita  var. rotundata  1.5 mi. S
11361 Baileya multiradiata      "desert marigold" 1.3 mi. SW
14021 Bebbia juncea      "sweetbush" 2 mi. S
14804 Brickellia atractyloides      "spearleaf brickellbush" 1.6 mi. S
14800 Brickellia longifolia      "long-leaf brickellbush" 1.6 mi. S
11364 Buddleja utahensis      "Utah butterflybush" 1.3 mi. SW
13211 Camissonia multijuga      "frost-stem suncup" 1.3 mi. SW
11362 Camissonia multijuga      "frost-stem suncup" 1.3 mi. SW
11365 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" 1.3 mi. SW
14801 Encelia virginensis      "Virgin River brittlebush" 1.6 mi. S
14803 Ephedra fasciculata      "Mojave ephedra" 1.6 mi. S
14799 Eriogonum fasciculatum  var. polifolium   "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" 1.6 mi. S
11358 Eriogonum inflatum  var. inflatum   "desert trumpet" 1.3 mi. SW
11359 Mortonia scabrella      "Rio Grande saddlebush" 1.3 mi. SW
14805 Mortonia scabrella  var. utahensis  1.4 mi. S
11360 Nicotiana trigonophylla      "desert tobacco" 1.3 mi. SW
11355 Parietaria pensylvanica      "Pennsylvania pellitory" 1.3 mi. SW
13606 Pectocarya heterocarpa      "chuckwalla combseed" same section
11357 Pectocarya heterocarpa      "chuckwalla combseed" 1.3 mi. SW
14019 Phacelia ambigua      "notch-leaf scorpionweed" 2 mi. SW
11368 Physalis crassifolia      "yellow nightshade groundcherry" 1.5 mi. S
11356 Plantago insularis      "desert plantain" 1.3 mi. SW
16842 Plantago ovata      "desert plantain" 2 mi. SW
16840 Psilostrophe cooperi      "whitestem paperflower" 2 mi. SW
14020 Thymophylla pentachaeta      "five-needled pricklyleaf" 2 mi. SW
16841 Thymophylla pentachaeta      "five-needled pricklyleaf" 2 mi. SW
11363 Thymophylla pentachaeta  var. belenidium   "five-needled pricklyleaf" 1.3 mi. SW
11366 Thymophylla pentachaeta  var. belenidium   "five-needled pricklyleaf" 1.5 mi. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cedar Pockets Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. SE   Jarvis Peak 
Cedar Pockets Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 2.2 mi. SE   Jarvis Peak 
Mountain Sheep Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 2.7 mi. S   Mount Bangs 
Sullivans Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 2.9 mi. S   Mount Bangs 
Beaver Dam Mountains Wilderness (Reserve) Mohave County, AZ 2.7 mi. NE 4774  Mountain Sheep Spring 
Bulldog Pass (Gap) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. N 4734  Jarvis Peak 
Cedar Pockets (Range) Washington County, UT 4.1 mi. N 4564  Jarvis Peak 
Tabeau Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.8 mi. NW 4341  Jarvis Peak 
Bulldog Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.2 mi. NW   Jarvis Peak 
Bulldog Knolls (Range) Washington County, UT 4.3 mi. NW 3373  Jarvis Peak 
Yellow Knolls (Summit) Mohave County, AZ 4 mi. E 2658  Purgatory Canyon 
Blakes Lambing Grounds (Area) Mohave County, AZ 4.4 mi. E 3996  Purgatory Canyon 
The Narrows (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 5.1 mi. SW   Mountain Sheep Spring 
Grey Points (Cliff) Mohave County, AZ 4.8 mi. SE 3950  Purgatory Canyon 
Blakes Lambing Grounds (Area) Washington County, UT 5.5 mi. NE 4098  White Hills 
Castle Cliff (Cliff) Washington County, UT 6.4 mi. NW 4055  Castle Cliff 


Taxon Links for species Ericameria nauseosa  (Pall. ex Pursh) G.L. Nesom & Baird

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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