Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 18018 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Zuckia brandegeei (Gray) Welsh & Stutz ex Welsh
Infraspecific    var. brandegeei 
Common name   siltbush
R. Van Buren   1887  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 28 August 2010 
United States
San Juan County
Locality eastern slopes of Alkali Point, Montezuma Canyon Road, N of the Hatch Trading Post;
     Elev.: 4921 ft. (1500 m.)
Latitude Longitude 37° 25'  24.6" N, 109° 12'  40" 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: L6S2; < 2 dm high. 


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

     Zuckia brandegeei var. brandegeei (Gray) Welsh & Stutz ex Welsh

     Atriplex brandegeei (Gray) Collotzi ex W.A. Weber
     Grayia brandegeei Gray

Common Name(s): brandegee siltbush, Brandegee's siltbush, siltbush, spineless hopsage.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=530925, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Caryophyllales
                                Family: Chenopodiaceae
                                    Genus: Zuckia
                                        Species: Zuckia brandegeei
                                            Variety: Zuckia brandegeei var. brandegeei


Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
18017 Eriogonum leptophyllum      "slenderleaf wild buckwheat" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cross Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 1692 ft. NE   Secret Canyon 
Black Steer Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 1.3 mi. S   Hatch Trading Post 
Hatch Trading Post (Locale) San Juan County, UT 2.4 mi. S 4721  Hatch Trading Post 
Hatch Trailer School (School) San Juan County, UT 2.4 mi. S 4702  Hatch Trading Post 
Nancy Patterson Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 2.4 mi. NE   Papoose Canyon 
Alkali Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 2.9 mi. SW   Blanding North 
Black Steer Park (Flat) San Juan County, UT 2.8 mi. SE 4899  Hatch Trading Post 
Alkali Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 3.1 mi. SW   Blanding North 
Little Nancy Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 3.2 mi. NE   Bug Canyon 
Navajo Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 4.4 mi. S   Hatch Trading Post 
Perkins Ranch (Locale) San Juan County, UT 5.2 mi. N 4928  Hatch Trading Post 
Cave Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 5.2 mi. N   Bradford Canyon 
Tin Cup Mesa (Summit) San Juan County, UT 5.3 mi. NE 5584  Hatch Trading Post 
Bug Park (Flat) San Juan County, UT 5.7 mi. NE 5204  Hatch Trading Post 
Tin Cup Spring (Spring) San Juan County, UT 6.2 mi. NE 5538  Hatch Trading Post 


Taxon Links for species Zuckia brandegeei  (Gray) Welsh & Stutz ex Welsh

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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