Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 17770 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Chrysothamnus depressus Nutt.
Common name   dwarf rabbitbrush
R. Van Buren   1639  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 25 July 2007 
United States
Carbon County
Locality 5.5 miles E of Wellington, U.S. Highway 6, pullout on S side of the highway;
     Elev.: 5719 ft. (1743 m.)
Latitude Longitude 39° 32'  47.9" N, 110° 37'  37.5" 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.
Voucher Voucher for "Woody Plants of Utah" by R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper, J. Cooper 
Specimen Notes Journal Code: L5S1. 


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

     Chrysothamnus depressus Nutt.

     Ericameria depressa (Nutt.) L.C. Anders.

Common Name(s): dwarf rabbitbrush, longflower rabbitbrush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=37051, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Chrysothamnus
                                        Species: Chrysothamnus depressus


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05556s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07042s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07045s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10831s2.jpg 
specimen image: 15483s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12679 Allium textile      "textile wild onion" same section
12649 Asclepias cryptoceras  var. cryptoceras   "pallid milkweed" 1890 ft. SE
12674 Asclepias macrosperma      "bigseed milkweed" 1.1 mi. S
12648 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" 1890 ft. SE
12676 Astragalus lonchocarpus      "greater rushy milkvetch" 1.1 mi. S
12673 Astragalus mollissimus  var. thompsoniae   "Thompson's woolly milkvetch" 1.1 mi. S
12658 Astragalus musiniensis      "Ferron milkvetch" 1890 ft. SE
12660 Boechera selbyi     1890 ft. SE
12646 Caulanthus crassicaulis  var. crassicaulis   "thickstem wild cabbage" 1890 ft. SE
12659 Chamaechaenactis scaposa      "fullstem" 1890 ft. SE
12671 Chamaesyce fendleri      "Fendler's sandmat" 1.1 mi. S
17768 Chrysothamnus parryi  var. affinis   "Parry's rabbitbrush" 2851 ft. E
12667 Cryptantha flava      "yellow cat's eye" 1.1 mi. S
12656 Cryptantha flavoculata      "rough-seeded cat's eye" 1890 ft. SE
12664 Cymopterus purpurascens      "wide-winged spring parsley" 1890 ft. SE
12645 Cymopterus purpureus  var. purpureus   "purple spring parsley" 1890 ft. SE
12675 Elymus elymoides  var. brevifolius   "long-leaf squirreltail" 1.1 mi. S
12680 Erigeron pulcherrimus      "plateau fleabane" same section
17769 Eriogonum corymbosum      "crisp-leaf wild buckwheat" 2851 ft. E
12657 Eriogonum ovalifolium  var. nivale   "alpine cushion wild buckwheat" 1890 ft. SE
12670 Eriogonum tumulosum      "Woodside wild buckwheat" 1.1 mi. S
12672 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "Utah sweetvetch" 1.1 mi. S
12652 Ipomopsis aggregata  var. aggregata   "scarlet gilia" 1890 ft. SE
12663 Lappula occidentalis  var. cupulata   "western stickseed" 1890 ft. SE
12647 Oenothera cespitosa  var. navajoensis   "Navajo tufted evening primrose" 1890 ft. SE
12655 Penstemon carnosus      "fleshy beardtongue" 1890 ft. SE
12665 Phacelia crenulata  var. corrugata   "notch-leaf scorpionweed" 1.1 mi. S
12653 Phlox hoodii  var. canescens   "carpet phlox" 1890 ft. SE
12651 Physaria acutifolia  var. acutifolia   "sharpleaf twinpod" 1890 ft. SE
12650 Physaria rectipes      "straight bladderpod" 1890 ft. SE
12668 Polygala subspinosa      "spiny milkwort" 1.1 mi. S
12661 Schoenocrambe linifolia      "flaxleaf plainsmustard" 1890 ft. SE
12678 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" same section
12666 Stenotus armerioides  var. armerioides   "thrifty goldenweed" 1.1 mi. S
12662 Streptanthus cordatus  var. cordatus   "heart-leaf twistflower" 1890 ft. SE
12654 Tetraneuris acaulis  var. caespitosa   "caespitose four-nerve daisy" 1890 ft. SE
12677 Tetraneuris acaulis  var. caespitosa   "caespitose four-nerve daisy" 1.1 mi. S
12669 Townsendia incana      "silvery Townsend-daisy" 1.1 mi. S
12644 Townsendia incana      "silvery Townsend-daisy" 1890 ft. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cat Canyon (Valley) Carbon County, UT 1.8 mi. W   Wellington 
Pace Creek (Stream) Carbon County, UT 2 mi. E   Mount Bartles 
Spider Reservoir (Reservoir) Carbon County, UT 3.3 mi. S 5565  Mounds 
Dugout Creek (Stream) Carbon County, UT 2.9 mi. SE   Pine Canyon 
Rock Creek (Stream) Carbon County, UT 3 mi. E   Mount Bartles 
Sunnyside Junction (Populated Place) Carbon County, UT 3.2 mi. SE 5522  Sunnyside Junction 
U S Steel Corp Storage Reservoir (Reservoir) Carbon County, UT 3.5 mi. SW 5364  Wellington 
U S Steel Corp Storage Dam (Dam) Carbon County, UT 3.5 mi. SW 5364  Wellington 
Mounds Reef (Ridge) Carbon County, UT 4.3 mi. S 5591  Mounds 
Bear Creek (Stream) Carbon County, UT 3.6 mi. E   Mount Bartles 
Miller Creek (Stream) Carbon County, UT 4 mi. SW   Hiawatha 
Soldier Creek (Stream) Carbon County, UT 4 mi. W   Minnie Maud Creek East 
Coal Creek (Stream) Carbon County, UT 4.2 mi. W   Minnie Maud Creek West 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Carbon County, UT 4.6 mi. NE   Mount Bartles 
Clark Valley (Basin) Carbon County, UT 4.7 mi. NE 5768  Sunnyside Junction 
South Reservoir Dam (Dam) Carbon County, UT 5.8 mi. NE 5909  Sunnyside Junction 
South Reservoir (Reservoir) Carbon County, UT 5.8 mi. NE 5909  Sunnyside Junction 


Taxon Links for species Chrysothamnus depressus  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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