Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15430 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Quercus turbinella Greene
Common name   Sonoran scrub oak
Aaron Searle   28  
Coll. Date 13 September 2008 
United States
Washington County
Locality eastern foothills of the Pine Valley Mountains, Browse Guard Station vicinity, slopes above Mill Creek, ca. 10 km W of the Browse Exit of 1-15;
     Elev.: 6200 ft. (1890 m.)
Habitat Notes chaparral community, with Arctostaphylos pungens and Ceanothus greggii. 
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° 23'  4" N, 113° 21'  5" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Quercus turbinella Greene

     Quercus dumosa var. turbinella (Greene) Jepson

Common Name(s): scrub oak, shrub live oak, Sonoran scrub oak, turbinella oak.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=19440, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Hamamelidae
                            Order: Fagales
                                Family: Fagaceae
                                    Genus: Quercus
                                        Species: Quercus turbinella


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03176s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03677s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04216s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04257s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10528s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15428 Arctostaphylos pungens      "pointleaf manzanita" same section
15423 Artemisia filifolia      "sand sagebrush" same section
11603 Astragalus oophorus  var. caulescens   "pallid egg milkvetch" 776 ft. NE
11599 Astragalus straturensis      "Pine Valley milkvetch" 950 ft. NE
15427 Betula occidentalis      "water birch" same section
11602 Carex nebrascensis      "Nebraska sedge" 776 ft. NE
15429 Ceanothus greggii      "desert ceanothus" same section
11600 Chamaesyce albomarginata      "rattlesnake weed" 776 ft. NE
11594 Erysimum inconspicuum      "shy wallflower" 950 ft. NE
15426 Fraxinus anomala      "single-leaf ash" same section
11595 Galium aparine  var. echinospermum   "catchweed bedstraw" 950 ft. NE
11596 Garrya flavescens      "ashy silktassel" 950 ft. NE
15424 Garrya flavescens      "ashy silktassel" same section
11597 Hackelia patens  var. harrisonii   "Harrison's stickseed" 950 ft. NE
13137 Lomatium dissectum  var. eatonii   "carrotleaf biscuitroot" 950 ft. NE
11591 Lomatium dissectum  var. eatonii   "carrotleaf biscuitroot" 950 ft. NE
11593 Lotus utahensis      "Utah bird's-foot trefoil" 950 ft. NE
11592 Lupinus argenteus  var. argenteus   "Hill's silvery lupine" 950 ft. NE
11605 Penstemon eatonii  var. undosus  776 ft. NE
15425 Pinus edulis      "Colorado pinyon pine" same section
11607 Pinus halepensis      "aleppo pine" 776 ft. NE
11606 Salix laevigata      "red willow" 776 ft. NE
11604 Salix lasiolepis      "arroyo willow" 776 ft. NE
09000 Sequoiadendron giganteum      "giant sequoia" 344 ft. NE
11601 Thermopsis montana      "mountain goldenbanner" 776 ft. NE
11598 Vicia americana      "Zion sweetpea" 950 ft. NE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Browse Area Guard Station (Locale) Washington County, UT 745 ft. NW 6073  New Harmony 
Coal Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. E 6578  New Harmony 
Syler Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. N 7300  New Harmony 
Syler Flat (Flat) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. N 7533  New Harmony 
Coal Hill Ridge (Ridge) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. E 6053  New Harmony 
Mill Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. SE   New Harmony 
Harmon Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. SE   Signal Peak 
Big Cove (Basin) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 6526  Pintura 
Chimney Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. S 6175  Pintura 
Leep Creek Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 2 mi. N 7750  New Harmony 
Blake Harmon Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 2 mi. S 6651  Pintura 
Brush Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 2 mi. NE   New Harmony 
Dry Lake (Lake) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. E 5807  New Harmony 
Deer Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2 mi. SE 5850  Pintura 
Big Point (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. NW 9964  Grass Valley 
Pine Valley Mountains (Range) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. NW 9889  Grass Valley 
Anderson Valley (Basin) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. N 8406  New Harmony 
Mount Baldy (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. N 8819  New Harmony 
North Valley (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. W   Grass Valley 
Anderson Valley Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. N 8216  New Harmony 


Taxon Links for species Quercus turbinella  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

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