Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 16835 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Rumex hymenosepalus Torr.
Common name   canaigre dock
D.M. Barnes   5643  
Coll. Date 02 May 2007 
United States
Grand County
Locality Salt Valley Road, at boundary of Arches National Park, W of the road, [Salt Valley, ca. 2.5 road miles NW of the junction of the Salt Valley Road and the Klondike Bluffs Road];
     Elev.: 4992 ft. (1522 m.)
Habitat Notes rock crevices, sandy soil of Entrada Sandstone Formation. 
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° 48'  31" N, 109° 41'  17" 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):

     Rumex hymenosepalus Torr.

     Rumex hymenosepalus var. euhymenosepalus Rech. f.
     Rumex hymenosepalus var. salinus (A. Nels.) Rech. f.

Common Name(s): canaigre, canaigre dock.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=20962, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Polygonales
                                Family: Polygonaceae
                                    Genus: Rumex
                                        Species: Rumex hymenosepalus


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 16835a1.jpg specimen image: 16835b1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 05092s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05093s1.jpg 
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specimen image: 12735s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12723 Astragalus mollissimus  var. thompsoniae   "Thompson's woolly milkvetch" same section
02673 Atriplex corrugata      "mat saltbush" same section
12724 Boechera pulchra  var. pallens  same section
12727 Castilleja scabrida  var. scabrida   "rough paintbrush" same section
12736 Chaetopappa ericoides      "rose-heath" same section
12728 Cryptantha flavoculata      "rough-seeded cat's eye" same section
12729 Cryptantha fulvocanescens      "tawny cat's eye" same section
12730 Cryptantha gracilis      "narrow-stemmed forget-me-not" same section
12733 Eremogone eastwoodiae      "Eastwood's sandwort" same section
12720 Gilia inconspicua      "shy gilia" same section
12721 Lepidium montanum  var. jonesii   "Jones' pepperwort" same section
12719 Penstemon utahensis      "Utah beardtongue" same section
12722 Phacelia ivesiana      "Ives' scorpionweed" same section
02672 Physaria newberryi      "Newberry's twinpod" same section
12734 Quercus x welshii  hybrid [gambelii x havardii]  same section
12735 Rumex hymenosepalus      "canaigre dock" same section
12726 Stenotus armerioides  var. armerioides   "thrifty goldenweed" same section
12725 Tetraneuris acaulis  var. arizonica   "Arizona four-nerve daisy" same section
02670 Thelypodiopsis elegans      "Westwater tumblemustard" same section
12731 Xanthisma grindelioides  var. grindelioides  same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Klondike Bluffs (Cliff) Grand County, UT 0.9 mi. S 5204  Klondike Bluffs 
Tower Arch (Arch) Grand County, UT 1.3 mi. S 5145  Klondike Bluffs 
Parallel Arch (Arch) Grand County, UT 1.5 mi. S 5112  Klondike Bluffs 
Eagle Park (Flat) Grand County, UT 1.7 mi. N 5243  Klondike Bluffs 
Anniversary Arch (Arch) Grand County, UT 1.8 mi. S 5017  Klondike Bluffs 
Marching Men (Area) Grand County, UT 1.9 mi. SE 5069  Klondike Bluffs 
Little Valley (Valley) Grand County, UT 2.9 mi. SW   Klondike Bluffs 
Long Valley (Valley) Grand County, UT 3.6 mi. N   Klondike Bluffs 
Burro Seep (Spring) Grand County, UT 3.9 mi. SW 4597  Klondike Bluffs 
Dark Angel (Arch) Grand County, UT 3.3 mi. E 5463  Klondike Bluffs 
Top Story Window (Arch) Grand County, UT 3.7 mi. E 5286  Mollie Hogans 
Double O Arch (Arch) Grand County, UT 3.7 mi. E 5453  Mollie Hogans 
Oval Canyon Natural Bridge (Arch) Grand County, UT 3.9 mi. E 5154  Mollie Hogans 
Shadow Box Arch (Arch) Grand County, UT 3.9 mi. E 5154  Mollie Hogans 
Turban Head Arch (Arch) Grand County, UT 3.9 mi. E 5154  Mollie Hogans 
Piano Leg Arch (Arch) Grand County, UT 3.9 mi. E 5154  Mollie Hogans 
Klondike Flat (Flat) Grand County, UT 4.5 mi. SW 4554  Klondike Bluffs 
Devils Garden (Pillar) Grand County, UT 4 mi. E 5151  Mollie Hogans 
Canyonlands Field (Airport) Grand County, UT 4.7 mi. SW 4561  Klondike Bluffs 
Black Cave Arch (Arch) Grand County, UT 4.2 mi. E 5154  Mollie Hogans 


Taxon Links for species Rumex hymenosepalus  Torr.

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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