Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 18099 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Salazaria mexicana Torr.
Common name   Mexican bladdersage
Steve Hegji   0256  
Coll. Date 24 April 2014 
United States
Washington County
Locality Welcome Spring road, just north of Lytle Ranch Road;
     Elev.: 3861 ft. (1177 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky, sandy hills dominated by Yucca brevifolia 
Latitude Longitude 37° 4'  39.72" N, 113° 55'  2.83" 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):

     Salazaria mexicana Torr.

Common Name(s): bladdersage, Mexican bladdersage.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=32679, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Lamiales
                                Family: Lamiaceae
                                    Genus: Salazaria
                                        Species: Salazaria mexicana


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02957s2.jpg 
specimen image: 03694s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04182s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08386s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09345s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10230s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15451s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09339 Achnatherum speciosum      "desert needlegrass" same section
09332 Aloysia wrightii      "Wright's beebrush" same section
17925 Aloysia wrightii      "Wright's beebrush" same section
14506 Ambrosia dumosa      "common bur-sage" same section
14502 Amphipappus fremontii  var. spinosus   "Fremont's chaffbush" same section
14507 Atriplex canescens  var. canescens   "four-winged saltbush" same section
14503 Baccharis sergiloides      "desert seep-willow" same section
17922 Brickellia       "brickellbush" 1.5 mi. N
14460 Brickellia atractyloides      "spearleaf brickellbush" same section
10323 Brickellia atractyloides      "spearleaf brickellbush" same section
09342 Buddleja utahensis      "Utah butterflybush" same section
10336 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" same section
10326 Chaenactis macrantha      "showy dusty-maiden" same section
10333 Cheilanthes parryi      "Parry's lip fern" same section
09338 Cryptantha virginensis      "Virgin River cat's eye" same section
10250 Dasyochloa pulchella      "desert fluffgrass" 2.1 mi. SE
10337 Ephedra viridis      "green ephedra" same section
17924 Ericameria       "Arizona goldenbush" same section
17923 Ericameria laricifolia      "turpentine bush" 1.6 mi. N
10329 Galium proliferum      "limestone bedstraw" same section
10338 Gaura coccinea      "scarlet beeblossom" same section
09347 Krameria erecta      "little-leaf ratany" same section
09340 Langloisia setosissima  subsp. setosissima   "Great Basin langloisia" same section
10324 Linanthus demissus      "desertsnow" same section
14505 Lycium andersonii      "Anderson's desert-thorn" same section
18100 Mimulus guttatus      "common monkeyflower" 1.5 mi. N
10325 Mimulus parryi      "annual redspot monkeyflower" same section
10249 Nama demissum      "purplemat" 2.1 mi. SE
10332 Nemacladus glanduliferus      "glandular threadplant" same section
10327 Oenothera primiveris  var. bufonis  same section
09337 Parietaria pensylvanica      "Pennsylvania pellitory" same section
10335 Parietaria pensylvanica      "Pennsylvania pellitory" same section
10248 Phacelia fremontii      "Fremont's scorpionweed" 2.1 mi. SE
10334 Phacelia rotundifolia      "round-leaf scorpionweed" same section
10251 Physaria rectipes      "straight bladderpod" 2.1 mi. SE
10330 Plantago patagonica      "Patagonia plantain" same section
09344 Psorothamnus fremontii      "Fremont's dalea" same section
14496 Psorothamnus polydenius      "Nevada dalea" 1.1 mi. NE
09346 Psorothamnus polydenius      "Nevada dalea" same section
10340 Purshia mexicana  var. stansburyana   "Stansbury's cliffrose" same section
09345 Salazaria mexicana      "Mexican bladdersage" same section
17921 Salix lasiolepis      "arroyo willow" 1.5 mi. N
18101 Salvia columbariae      "chia" 1.5 mi. N
09341 Schismus barbatus      "Mediterranean grass" same section
10331 Silene antirrhina      "sleepy silene" same section
10328 Vicia ludoviciana      "Louisiana vetch" same section
09348 Vicia ludoviciana      "Louisiana vetch" same section
10339 Xylorhiza tortifolia  var. tortifolia   "Mojave woody aster" same section
14499 Xylorhiza tortifolia  var. tortifolia   "Mojave woody aster" same section


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 1.3 mi. N 4544  Castle Cliff 
Castle Cliff (Cliff) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. SE 3862  Castle Cliff 
Castle Cliff (Cliff) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. SE 4055  Castle Cliff 
Middle Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. N 4728  Castle Cliff 
Joshua Tree Natural Area (Reserve) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. S 3140  Castle Cliff 
Summit Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. NE 4600  Jarvis Peak 
Summit Spring Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. E   Castle Cliff 
Reber Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.4 mi. N 4242  Castle Cliff 
Sam Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.6 mi. N 4685  West Mountain Peak 
Crazy Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.2 mi. N 4580  West Mountain Peak 
Grapevine Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.2 mi. N 5735  West Mountain Peak 
Indian Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.7 mi. N 5181  West Mountain Peak 
Bulldog Knolls (Range) Washington County, UT 4.5 mi. SE 3373  Jarvis Peak 
Bulldog Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.6 mi. SE   Jarvis Peak 
Tabeau Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 5.2 mi. SE 4341  Jarvis Peak 
Beaver Dam Mountains (Range) Washington County, UT 5.5 mi. N 6998  West Mountain Peak 
West Mountain Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 5.7 mi. N 7507  West Mountain Peak 
Beaver Dam Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 6.9 mi. SW   Docs Pass 


Taxon Links for species Salazaria mexicana  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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