Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 17925 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Aloysia wrightii (A. Gray) A. Heller
Common name   Wright's beebrush
R. Van Buren   1794  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 14 May 2010 
United States
Washington County
Locality Beaver Dam Mountains, Lytle Ranch Road, ca. 4 miles W of the junction with Old Highway 91;
     Elev.: 3802 ft. (1159 m.)
Latitude Longitude 37° 5'  2.3" N, 113° 55'  40.9" 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: L10S2. 


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

     Aloysia wrightii Heller ex Abrams

     Lippia wrightii Gray ex Torr.

Common Name(s): lemon verbana, mintbush lippia, wright aloysia, Wright lippia, Wright's beebrush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=32134, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Lamiales
                                Family: Verbenaceae
                                    Genus: Aloysia
                                        Species: Aloysia wrightii


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05310s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09332s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09339 Achnatherum speciosum      "desert needlegrass" 839 ft. N
09332 Aloysia wrightii      "Wright's beebrush" 885 ft. N
14506 Ambrosia dumosa      "common bur-sage" 388 ft. S
15455 Ambrosia salsola  var. salsola   "burrobush" 1.7 mi. NE
14502 Amphipappus fremontii  var. spinosus   "Fremont's chaffbush" 388 ft. S
14507 Atriplex canescens  var. canescens   "four-winged saltbush" 388 ft. S
14503 Baccharis sergiloides      "desert seep-willow" 388 ft. S
17922 Brickellia       "brickellbush" 1.5 mi. NW
14460 Brickellia atractyloides      "spearleaf brickellbush" 971 ft. NE
10323 Brickellia atractyloides      "spearleaf brickellbush" 720 ft. SW
09342 Buddleja utahensis      "Utah butterflybush" 839 ft. N
15456 Buddleja utahensis      "Utah butterflybush" 1.7 mi. NE
10336 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" 720 ft. SW
10326 Chaenactis macrantha      "showy dusty-maiden" 720 ft. SW
10333 Cheilanthes parryi      "Parry's lip fern" 720 ft. SW
09338 Cryptantha virginensis      "Virgin River cat's eye" 839 ft. N
10337 Ephedra viridis      "green ephedra" 720 ft. SW
17924 Ericameria       "Arizona goldenbush" same section
17923 Ericameria laricifolia      "turpentine bush" 1.7 mi. NW
15454 Eriogonum inflatum  var. inflatum   "desert trumpet" 1.7 mi. NE
10329 Galium proliferum      "limestone bedstraw" 720 ft. SW
10338 Gaura coccinea      "scarlet beeblossom" 720 ft. SW
09347 Krameria erecta      "little-leaf ratany" 839 ft. N
09340 Langloisia setosissima  subsp. setosissima   "Great Basin langloisia" 839 ft. N
10324 Linanthus demissus      "desertsnow" 720 ft. SW
14505 Lycium andersonii      "Anderson's desert-thorn" 388 ft. S
18100 Mimulus guttatus      "common monkeyflower" 1.5 mi. NW
10325 Mimulus parryi      "annual redspot monkeyflower" 720 ft. SW
10332 Nemacladus glanduliferus      "glandular threadplant" 720 ft. SW
10327 Oenothera primiveris  var. bufonis  720 ft. SW
09337 Parietaria pensylvanica      "Pennsylvania pellitory" 839 ft. N
10335 Parietaria pensylvanica      "Pennsylvania pellitory" 720 ft. SW
10334 Phacelia rotundifolia      "round-leaf scorpionweed" 720 ft. SW
10330 Plantago patagonica      "Patagonia plantain" 720 ft. SW
09344 Psorothamnus fremontii      "Fremont's dalea" 839 ft. N
09346 Psorothamnus polydenius      "Nevada dalea" 839 ft. N
14496 Psorothamnus polydenius      "Nevada dalea" 2147 ft. NE
10340 Purshia mexicana  var. stansburyana   "Stansbury's cliffrose" 720 ft. SW
18099 Salazaria mexicana      "Mexican bladdersage" same section
09345 Salazaria mexicana      "Mexican bladdersage" 839 ft. N
17921 Salix lasiolepis      "arroyo willow" 1.5 mi. NW
18101 Salvia columbariae      "chia" 1.6 mi. NW
09341 Schismus barbatus      "Mediterranean grass" 839 ft. N
10331 Silene antirrhina      "sleepy silene" 720 ft. SW
15453 Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia      "gooseberry-leaf globemallow" 1.7 mi. NE
10328 Vicia ludoviciana      "Louisiana vetch" 720 ft. SW
09348 Vicia ludoviciana      "Louisiana vetch" 839 ft. N
10339 Xylorhiza tortifolia  var. tortifolia   "Mojave woody aster" 720 ft. SW
14499 Xylorhiza tortifolia  var. tortifolia   "Mojave woody aster" 394 ft. SW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Welcome Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. NE 4544  Castle Cliff 
Middle Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. N 4728  Castle Cliff 
Reber Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. N 4242  Castle Cliff 
Sam Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. N 4685  West Mountain Peak 
Castle Cliff (Cliff) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 3862  Castle Cliff 
Castle Cliff (Cliff) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. SE 4055  Castle Cliff 
Crazy Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. N 4580  West Mountain Peak 
Summit Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. E 4600  Jarvis Peak 
Joshua Tree Natural Area (Reserve) Washington County, UT 3.8 mi. S 3140  Castle Cliff 
Summit Spring Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. E   Castle Cliff 
Grapevine Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4 mi. NE 5735  West Mountain Peak 
Indian Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.4 mi. N 5181  West Mountain Peak 
Beaver Dam Mountains (Range) Washington County, UT 5.3 mi. NE 6998  West Mountain Peak 
Bulldog Knolls (Range) Washington County, UT 5.2 mi. SE 3373  Jarvis Peak 
West Mountain Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 5.5 mi. NE 7507  West Mountain Peak 
Bulldog Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 5.3 mi. SE   Jarvis Peak 
Tabeau Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 5.9 mi. SE 4341  Jarvis Peak 


Taxon Links for species Aloysia wrightii  (A. Gray) A. Heller

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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