Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15288 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Cercis occidentalis Torr. ex A. Gray
Eli Angus   164  
Coll. Date 02 October 2004 
United States
Washington County
Locality southern foothills of the Pine Valley Mountains, Big Hollow, ca. 0.25 mile N of the confluence with Yankee Doodle Hollow, slopes along FR030;
     Elev.: 4171 ft. (1272 m.)
Habitat Notes sandstone canyon; with Quercus turbinella, Faxinus. 
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° 14'  22" N, 113° 26'  55" 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.


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

     Cercis canadensis var. texensis (S. Wats.) M. Hopkins

     Cercis canadensis ssp. texensis (S. Wats.) E. Murr.
     Cercis occidentalis Torr. ex Gray

Common Name(s): California redbud, Texas redbud.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=527243, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Cercis
                                        Species: Cercis canadensis
                                            Variety: Cercis canadensis var. texensis


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02669s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10279s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11959s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13607s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05270 Salix gooddingii      "Goodding's willow" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Yankee Doodle Hollow Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 1537 ft. S   Signal Peak 
Yankee Doodle Hollow (Valley) Washington County, UT 1537 ft. S   Signal Peak 
Big Hollow (Valley) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. SE   Signal Peak 
Yant Flat (Flat) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. SW 4511  Harrisburg Junction 
Three Pine Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. N   Signal Peak 
Danish Ranch (Locale) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 4226  Signal Peak 
Heath Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. S   Signal Peak 
Cottonwood Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. W   Saddle Mountain 
Bitter Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. W   Signal Peak 
Water Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. SE   Signal Peak 
Big Hollow Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. N 5440  Signal Peak 
Red Cliffs Campground (Locale) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 3265  Harrisburg Junction 
Red Reef (Ridge) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. E 3232  Harrisburg Junction 
Dicks Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. E   Harrisburg Junction 
Mud Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. N 5506  Signal Peak 
Leeds Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. SE   Signal Peak 
Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. S   Harrisburg Junction 
Harrisburg Flat (Flat) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. SE 3084  Harrisburg Junction 
Big Hollow Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4 mi. N 6185  Signal Peak 
Cottonwood Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. SE 3166  Harrisburg Junction 


Taxon Links for species Cercis occidentalis  Torr. ex A. Gray

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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