Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 17765 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Artemisia tridentata Nutt.
Infraspecific    var. tridentata 
R. Van Buren   1634  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 05 June 2007 
United States
Garfield County
Locality The Nature Conservancy Buttercup Preserve, Sevier River Valley, N of Panguitch.
     Elev.: 6500 ft. (1981 m.)
Latitude Longitude 37° 51'  7" N, 112° 26'  7" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)
Voucher Voucher for "Woody Plants of Utah" by R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper, J. Cooper 
Specimen Notes Journal Code: L1S2. 


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

     Artemisia tridentata ssp. tridentata Nutt.

     Artemisia angusta Rydb.
     Artemisia tridentata var. angustifolia Gray
     Seriphidium tridentatum (Nutt.) W.A. Weber

Common Name(s): basin big sagebrush, big sagebrush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=35499, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Artemisia
                                        Species: Artemisia tridentata
                                            Subspecies: Artemisia tridentata ssp. tridentata


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01344s2.jpg 
specimen image: 01423s2.jpg 
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specimen image: 02104s2.jpg 
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specimen image: 15805s1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
03801 Aster ascendens      "western aster" 80 ft. W
02122 Atriplex       "saltbush" 80 ft. W
07062 Atriplex argentea      "silverscale saltbush" same section
03810 Calamagrostis stricta      "slimstem reedgrass" 80 ft. W
03800 Carduus nutans      "nodding plumeless thistle" 80 ft. W
02397 Carex nebrascensis      "Nebraska sedge" 80 ft. W
02114 Carex praegracilis      "clustered field sedge" 80 ft. W
02398 Carex praegracilis      "clustered field sedge" 80 ft. W
02128 Carex utriculata      "Northwest Territory sedge" 80 ft. W
03813 Chenopodium album      "lambsquarters" 80 ft. W
02120 Chenopodium glaucum      "oakleaf goosefoot" 80 ft. W
02118 Chenopodium rubrum      "red goosefoot" 80 ft. W
02126 Distichlis spicata      "saltgrass" 80 ft. W
03814 Eleocharis palustris      "common spikerush" 80 ft. W
02112 Elymus elymoides  subsp. elymoides   "common squirreltail" 80 ft. W
02399 Elymus elymoides  subsp. elymoides   "common squirreltail" 80 ft. W
02111 Elymus lanceolatus  subsp. lanceolatus   "thickspike wheatgrass" 80 ft. W
03815 Elymus repens      "quackgrass" 80 ft. W
02130 Elymus triticoides      "beardless wildrye" 80 ft. W
03811 Epilobium ciliatum      "fringed willowherb" 80 ft. W
03816 Equisetum laevigatum      "smooth horsetail" 80 ft. W
17764 Ericameria nauseosa      "rubber rabbitbrush" same section
02109 Erigeron lonchophyllus      "long-leaf fleabane" 80 ft. W
03805 Erigeron lonchophyllus      "long-leaf fleabane" 80 ft. W
02108 Erigeron pumilus  var. condensatus   "Great Basin shaggy fleabane" 80 ft. W
02107 Eriogonum ovalifolium  var. purpureum   "purple cushion wild buckwheat" 80 ft. W
06901 Galium trifidum      "three-petaled bedstraw" 80 ft. W
07061 Haplopappus lanceolatus      "lanceleaf goldenweed" same section
03804 Haplopappus lanceolatus      "lanceleaf goldenweed" 80 ft. W
02116 Juncus arcticus  subsp. littoralis   "mountain rush" 80 ft. W
03803 Mentha arvensis      "wild mint" 80 ft. W
02129 Muhlenbergia asperifolia      "scratchgrass" 80 ft. W
02125 Muhlenbergia richardsonis      "mat muhly" 80 ft. W
02124 Muhlenbergia richardsonis      "mat muhly" 80 ft. W
03809 Nasturtium officinale      "watercress" 80 ft. W
04408 Phalaris arundinacea      "reed Canary grass" same section
02131 Plantago eriopoda      "woolly plantain" 80 ft. W
02132 Poa       "bluegrass" 80 ft. W
02121 Poa compressa      "Canada bluegrass" 80 ft. W
02133 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" 80 ft. W
02127 Puccinellia nuttalliana      "Nuttall's alkali grass" 80 ft. W
02113 Puccinellia nuttalliana      "Nuttall's alkali grass" 80 ft. W
07063 Ranunculus aestivalis      "autumn buttercup" same section
06038 Ranunculus aestivalis      "autumn buttercup" 80 ft. W
03610 Ranunculus cymbalaria      "alkali buttercup" same section
02117 Scirpus americanus     80 ft. W
03802 Sidalcea neomexicana      "salt spring checkerbloom" 80 ft. W
02134 Sporobolus airoides      "alkali sacaton" 80 ft. W
04602 Sporobolus airoides  var. airoides   "alkali sacaton" same section
02106 Townsendia incana      "silvery Townsend-daisy" same section
02123 Triglochin maritima      "seaside arrowgrass" 80 ft. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Panguitch Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 0.6 mi. SE   Panguitch Lake 
Garfield County Fairgrounds (Locale) Garfield County, UT 1.2 mi. S 6578  Panguitch 
East Panguitch Canal (Canal) Garfield County, UT 1 mi. SE 6588  Panguitch 
West Ditch (Canal) Garfield County, UT 1.1 mi. NW 6634  Panguitch 
East Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 1.3 mi. NE 6588  Panguitch 
Threemile Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 1.5 mi. N   Fivemile Ridge 
Hitch-N-Post Campground (Locale) Garfield County, UT 1.6 mi. S 6601  Panguitch 
Long Canal (Canal) Garfield County, UT 1.3 mi. E 6621  Panguitch 
Garfield Memorial Hospital (Hospital) Garfield County, UT 1.9 mi. S 6598  Panguitch 
Panguitch Post Office (Post Office) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. S 6628  Panguitch 
Powell District Ranger Station (Locale) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. S 6614  Panguitch 
Panguitch (Populated Place) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. S 6624  Panguitch 
Panguitch High School-Middle School (School) Garfield County, UT 2.1 mi. S 6608  Panguitch 
Sand Wash (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.3 mi. N   Blind Spring Mountain 
Panguitch School (School) Garfield County, UT 2.3 mi. S 6644  Panguitch 
East Bench Canal (Canal) Garfield County, UT 1.9 mi. E 6647  Panguitch 
Panguitch KOA (Park) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. S 6631  Panguitch 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. S 6637  Panguitch 
Panguitch City Cemetery (Cemetery) Garfield County, UT 2.7 mi. S 6647  Panguitch 
Peterson Wash (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. SE   Casto Canyon 


Taxon Links for species Artemisia tridentata  Nutt.

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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