Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04178 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Lycium andersonii A. Gray
Common name   Anderson's desert-thorn
Donna M. Barnes   s.n.  
Coll. Date 31 March 2000 
United States
Washington County
Locality Highway 8, just past Ivan.
     Elev.: 3266 ft. (996 m.)
Habitat Notes desert shrub community. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 37° 9'  49" N, 113° 42'  24" W
Township Range T42S, R17W, Sec. 1  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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

     Lycium andersonii Gray

Common Name(s): Anderson wolfberry, Anderson's wolfberry, water jacket.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=30532, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Solanales
                                Family: Solanaceae
                                    Genus: Lycium
                                        Species: Lycium andersonii


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04178s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 08160s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08534s1.jpg 
specimen image: 16879b1.jpg 
specimen image: 16879a1.jpg 
specimen image: 16879s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
17911 Acamptopappus       "goldenhead" same section
17912 Ambrosia salsola      "burrobush" same section
04179 Arctostaphylos pungens      "pointleaf manzanita" same section
14809 Baccharis salicifolia      "sticky seep-willow" 1.2 mi. NE
02963 Cuscuta denticulata      "desert dodder" 1 mi. N
17910 Ephedra nevadensis      "Nevada ephedra" same section
02966 Eriogonum fasciculatum  var. polifolium   "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" 1 mi. N
17914 Gutierrezia       "snakeweed" same section
05589 Heliotropium curassavicum  var. oculatum   "seaside heliotrope" 2234 ft. NW
05594 Heterotheca subaxillaris      "camphorweed" 2234 ft. NW
02967 Larrea tridentata      "creosote bush" 1 mi. N
14274 Penstemon ambiguus      "shrubby sand beardtongue" 1.5 mi. NE
02946 Penstemon ambiguus  var. laevissimus   "shrubby sand beardtongue" 1 mi. N
02995 Psorothamnus fremontii      "Fremont's dalea" 1 mi. N
17913 Psorothamnus fremontii      "Fremont's dalea" same section
05588 Tidestromia oblongifolia      "Arizona honeysweet" 2234 ft. NW
02947 Viguiera multiflora  var. nevadensis   "Nevada goldeneye" 1 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Dry Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1550 ft. NE   Santa Clara 
Ivins Bench Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. N 3087  Santa Clara 
Ivins Bench Dam (Dam) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. N 3087  Santa Clara 
Ivins Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. N 3094  Santa Clara 
Lower Santa Clara Bench Canal (Canal) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. E 3035  Santa Clara 
Wittwer Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. S   Shivwits 
Land Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. S 3268  Santa Clara 
Upper Santa Clara Bench Canal (Canal) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. N 3212  Santa Clara 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. E 3081  Santa Clara 
Ivins (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. E 3081  Santa Clara 
Santa Clara Bench (Bench) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. N 3281  Santa Clara 
South Hills (Summit) Washington County, UT 3 mi. S 3370  White Hills 
Santa Clara City Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. SE 2927  Santa Clara 
Hellhole (Basin) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. N 3429  Santa Clara 
Jacob Hamblin Home Historical Site (Park) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. SE 2795  Santa Clara 
Graveyard Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. SE   Santa Clara 
Shivwits (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 3 mi. W 3202  Shivwits 
Boomer Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 4 mi. S 3691  White Hills 
South Black Rocks (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. E 2923  Santa Clara 
Red Mountains (Range) Washington County, UT 4.1 mi. N 4705  Santa Clara 


Taxon Links for species Lycium andersonii  A. Gray

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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