Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 15216 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
ZygophyllaceaeZygophyllaceaeZygophyllaceae  
Species Larrea tridentata (DC.) Coville
Common name   creosote bush
Collector(s)
Frances Amaral   29  
Coll. Date 05 October 2008 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Washington County
Locality at the base of the southern end of Red Mountain, NE of Ivins.
     Elev.: 3190 ft. (973 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 37° 10'  33.48" N, 113° 40'  22.5" 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.

Taxonomy


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

     Larrea tridentata (Sessť & Moc. ex DC.) Coville

     Larrea mexicana Moric.

Common Name(s): creosote bush, creosotebush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=29051, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Sapindales
                                Family: Zygophyllaceae
                                    Genus: Larrea
                                        Species: Larrea tridentata
                                                                                            

Images

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00154s1.jpg 
00154
specimen image: 02548s1.jpg 
02548
specimen image: 02660s1.jpg 
02660
specimen image: 02894s1.jpg 
02894
specimen image: 02967s1.jpg 
02967
specimen image: 03630s1.jpg 
03630
specimen image: 04044s1.jpg 
04044
specimen image: 04230s1.jpg 
04230
specimen image: 08176s1.jpg 
08176
specimen image: 08307s1.jpg 
08307

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14451 Eriogonum corymbosum  var. glutinosum   "sticky wild buckwheat" 1.8 mi. NE
14452 Eriogonum heermannii  var. sulcatum   "Heermann's wild buckwheat" 1.8 mi. NE

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Ivins (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 0.6 mi. SW 3081  Santa Clara 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 0.6 mi. SW 3081  Santa Clara 
Lower Santa Clara Bench Canal (Canal) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. SW 3035  Santa Clara 
North Black Rocks (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. E 3068  Santa Clara 
Dry Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. W   Santa Clara 
Upper Santa Clara Bench Canal (Canal) Washington County, UT 2 mi. NW 3212  Santa Clara 
South Black Rocks (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. SE 2923  Santa Clara 
Santa Clara City Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. S 2927  Santa Clara 
Hellhole (Basin) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. N 3429  Santa Clara 
Snow Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. NE   Veyo 
Snow Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. E 3284  Santa Clara 
Graveyard Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. S   Santa Clara 
Land Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 3268  Santa Clara 
Ivins Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. W 3094  Santa Clara 
Ivins Bench Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. W 3087  Santa Clara 
Ivins Bench Dam (Dam) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. W 3087  Santa Clara 
Jacob Hamblin Home Historical Site (Park) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. S 2795  Santa Clara 
Snow Canyon Campground (Locale) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. NE 3370  Santa Clara 
Wittwer Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. SW   Shivwits 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. S 2763  Santa Clara 

Links

Taxon Links for species Larrea tridentata  (DC.) Coville

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=Larrea+tridentata

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