Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14808 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Ericameria laricifolia (A. Gray) Shinners
Common name   turpentine bush
R. Van Buren   1510  
   with J. Cooper, K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 04 May 2007 
United States
Washington County
Locality western slope of Beaver Dam Mountains, Castle Cliff Wash, N side of Old Highway 91, 0.5 mile NE of Castle Cliff, 5.3 miles N of Arizona State Line;
     Elev.: 3822 ft. (1165 m.)
Habitat Notes on limestone outcrops on W side of a wash; with Ferocactus, Eriogonum fasciculatum, Cylindropuntia; 
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° 4'  11.04" N, 113° 52'  49.16" 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: L6S1. 


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

     Ericameria laricifolia (Gray) Shinners

     Haplopappus laricifolius Gray

Common Name(s): ericameria, turpentine bush, turpentinebush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=37326, click for more information and references)

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


Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08387 Agave utahensis      "Utah dwarf century plant" 2593 ft. SE
05310 Aloysia wrightii      "Wright's beebrush" same section
14286 Ambrosia eriocentra      "woolly bur-sage" 2663 ft. SE
08958 Ambrosia eriocentra      "woolly bur-sage" 2593 ft. SE
14459 Ambrosia salsola      "burrobush" same section
15274 Arctostaphylos pringlei      "Pringle manzanita" 2186 ft. W
05278 Baccharis sergiloides      "desert seep-willow" same section
14283 Brickellia microphylla  var. scabra   "rough brickellbush" 2663 ft. SE
14284 Buddleja utahensis      "Utah butterflybush" 2663 ft. SE
14794 Buddleja utahensis      "Utah butterflybush" 2863 ft. SE
05311 Buddleja utahensis      "Utah butterflybush" same section
05700 Carya illinoinensis      "pecan" 2459 ft. SE
05275 Cupressus arizonica      "Arizona cypress" same section
08389 Cupressus arizonica      "Arizona cypress" 2593 ft. SE
04190 Cupressus arizonica      "Arizona cypress" same section
14795 Encelia virginensis      "Virgin River brittlebush" 2863 ft. SE
17932 Ephedra fasciculata      "Mojave ephedra" 2140 ft. SE
14798 Ephedra viridis  var. viridis  2863 ft. SE
17920 Ericameria linearifolia      "narrow-leaf goldenbush" 1.2 mi. NW
14282 Ericameria paniculata      "Mojave rabbitbrush" 2663 ft. SE
14814 Eriogonum heermannii  var. sulcatum   "Heermann's wild buckwheat" 2906 ft. SE
14797 Lepidium fremontii      "desert peppercress" 2863 ft. SE
08385 Lesquerella rectipes      "straight bladderpod" 2593 ft. SE
08959 Melia azedarach      "Chinaberrytree" 2593 ft. SE
08305 Neolloydia johnsonii     2593 ft. SE
16856 Oenothera primiveris      "desert evening primrose" 1 mi. SE
14813 Parthenium incanum      "mariola" 2906 ft. SE
08960 Parthenium incanum      "mariola" 2593 ft. SE
05279 Parthenium incanum      "mariola" same section
14796 Parthenium incanum      "mariola" 2863 ft. SE
05277 Perityle tenella      "Springdale rockdaisy" same section
14285 Perityle tenella      "Springdale rockdaisy" 2663 ft. SE
05268 Prunus fasciculata      "desert almond" same section
14281 Psilostrophe cooperi      "whitestem paperflower" 1.3 mi. SE
08245 Psilostrophe cooperi      "whitestem paperflower" same section
05309 Psorothamnus polydenius  var. polydenius   "Nevada dalea" same section
08386 Salazaria mexicana      "Mexican bladdersage" 2593 ft. SE
14457 Salazaria mexicana      "Mexican bladdersage" same section
08957 Senecio douglasii  var. monoensis   "Mono ragwort" 2593 ft. SE
14793 Senecio flaccidus  var. monoensis   "Mono ragwort" 2863 ft. SE
17919 Senecio flaccidus  var. monoensis   "Mono ragwort" 1.2 mi. NW
05276 Stephanomeria tenuifolia  var. tenuifolia   "narrow-leaf wirelettuce" same section
14458 Thamnosma montana      "turpentinebroom" same section
16857 Thamnosma montana      "turpentinebroom" 1 mi. SE
17931 Tiquilia canescens      "woody crinklemat" 2140 ft. SE
11453 Tridens muticus      "slim tridens" 2708 ft. SE
05469 Yucca schidigera      "Mojave yucca" same section
08388 Yucca schidigera      "Mojave yucca" 2593 ft. SE


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 2074 ft. SW 3862  Castle Cliff 
Summit Spring Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. NE   Castle Cliff 
Castle Cliff (Cliff) Washington County, UT 1 mi. S 4055  Castle Cliff 
Summit Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. N 4600  Jarvis Peak 
Welcome Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. NW 4544  Castle Cliff 
Joshua Tree Natural Area (Reserve) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. S 3140  Castle Cliff 
Bulldog Knolls (Range) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. S 3373  Jarvis Peak 
Bulldog Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. S   Jarvis Peak 
Tabeau Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 4 mi. S 4341  Jarvis Peak 
Black Warrior Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. E 6257  Jarvis Peak 
Westside Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 3.4 mi. E 5794  Jarvis Peak 
Utah Hill Summit (Locale) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. NE 4744  Jarvis Peak 
Middle Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.2 mi. NW 4728  Castle Cliff 
Grapevine Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.6 mi. N 5735  West Mountain Peak 
Paymaster Mine Shaft (Mine) Washington County, UT 4.1 mi. E 5492  Jarvis Peak 
Sam Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.9 mi. N 4685  West Mountain Peak 
Tahoari (Summit) Washington County, UT 4.3 mi. E 5502  Jarvis Peak 
Apex Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 4.3 mi. E 5243  Jarvis Peak 
Reber Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.9 mi. NW 4242  Castle Cliff 
Indian Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 5.5 mi. N 5181  West Mountain Peak 


Taxon Links for species Ericameria laricifolia  (A. Gray) Shinners

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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