Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 14861 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
AsteraceaeAsteraceaeAsteraceae  
Species Xylorhiza tortifolia (Torr. & Gray) Greene
Infraspecific    var. imberbis (Cronquist) T.J. Watson
Common name   beardless Mojave woody aster
Collector(s)
R. Van Buren   1566  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 20 May 2007 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Grand County
Locality Moab Valley, N of The Portal along the Colorado River, near Kane Creek Boulevard, W of the Matheson Wetlands Preserve.
     Elev.: 3979 ft. (1213 m.)
Habitat Notes with Stanleya & Sarcobatus; 
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 38° 34'  21.4" N, 109° 34'  29.1" 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: L8S1. 

Taxonomy


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

     Xylorhiza tortifolia var. imberbis (Cronq.) T.J. Wats.

     Machaeranthera tortifolia var. imberbis Cronq.

Common Name(s): imberis woodyaster.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=530878, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Xylorhiza
                                        Species: Xylorhiza tortifolia
                                            Variety: Xylorhiza tortifolia var. imberbis
                                                

Images

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02644s1.jpg 
02644
specimen image: 02825s2.jpg 
02825
specimen image: 03984s1.jpg 
03984
specimen image: 04982s2.jpg 
04982
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06224
specimen image: 06535s1.jpg 
06535
specimen image: 09412s1.jpg 
09412
specimen image: 10339s1.jpg 
10339
specimen image: 10369s1.jpg 
10369
specimen image: 15868s1.jpg 
15868
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15868
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15868
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15868

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14862 Artemisia spinescens      "bud sage" same section
14864 Encelia frutescens  var. resinosa   "sticky brittlebush" same section
14863 Eriogonum corymbosum  var. orbiculatum   "round-leaf wild buckwheat" same section
14835 Forestiera pubescens      "stretchberry" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Mill Creek (Stream) Grand County, UT 345 ft. W   Warner Lake 
The Portal (Summit) Grand County, UT 863 ft. S 4613  Moab 
Allen Memorial Hospital Heliport (Airport) Grand County, UT 2282 ft. E 3977  Moab 
Moab Valley (Bend) Grand County, UT 0.6 mi. E 3986  Moab 
Allen Memorial Hospital (Hospital) Grand County, UT 0.7 mi. NE 3986  Moab 
Espiscopal Church of Saint Francis (Church) Grand County, UT 0.9 mi. SE 4098  Moab 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Grand County, UT 1 mi. NE 3996  Moab 
KURA-AM (Moab) (Tower) Grand County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 3993  Moab 
Grace Lutheran Church (Church) Grand County, UT 1 mi. NE 4000  Moab 
King Bottom Spring (Spring) Grand County, UT 1.3 mi. SW 4118  Moab 
Pack Creek (Stream) Grand County, UT 1.1 mi. E   Mount Tukuhnikivatz 
Moab City Hall (Building) Grand County, UT 1.2 mi. E 128  Moab 
Moab Police Department (Building) Grand County, UT 1.2 mi. E 128  Moab 
Moab Baptist Church (Church) Grand County, UT 1.2 mi. E 4029  Moab 
Community Baptist Church (Church) Grand County, UT 1.3 mi. NE 4029  Moab 
Saint Pius X Catholic Church (Church) Grand County, UT 1.3 mi. E 4029  Moab 
KKLX-FM (Moab) (Tower) Grand County, UT 1.5 mi. NE 4269  Moab 
Valley Shopping Center (Locale) Grand County, UT 1.3 mi. E 4036  Moab 
Moab (Populated Place) Grand County, UT 1.3 mi. E 4029  Moab 
Moab Valley Fire Protection District-Station Number 1 (Building) Grand County, UT 1.4 mi. E 128  Moab 

Links

Taxon Links for species Xylorhiza tortifolia  (Torr. & Gray) Greene

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=Xylorhiza+tortifolia

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