Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 04258 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
ComandraceaeSantalaceaeSantalaceae  
Species Comandra umbellata (L.) Nutt.
Infraspecific    var. pallida (A. DC.) M.E. Jones
Collector(s)
D. Carter   s.n.  
   with D.M. Barnes
Coll. Date 27 April 2000 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
San Juan
Locality U.S. Highway 163, SW of Bluff, N side of the road;
     Elev.: 4802 ft. (1464 m.)
Habitat Notes slickrock formation, sandy soil in rock basins. 
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° 16'  N, 109° 39'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)

Taxonomy


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

     Comandra umbellata ssp. pallida (A. DC.) Piehl

     Comandra pallida A. DC.
     Comandra umbellata var. angustifolia (A. DC.) Torr.
     Comandra umbellata var. pallida (A. DC.) M.E. Jones

Common Name(s): bastard toadflax, bastard-toadflax, common toadflax, pale bastard toadflax, pine bastard toadflax.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=523879, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Santalales
                                Family: Santalaceae
                                    Genus: Comandra
                                        Species: Comandra umbellata
                                            Subspecies: Comandra umbellata ssp. pallida
                                                

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
04303 Abronia fragrans      "snowball sand verbena" same section
04269 Allium geyeri  var. chatterleyi   "Geyer's wild onion" same section
04281 Astragalus amphioxys  var. amphioxys   "crescent milkvetch" same section
04268 Astragalus desperatus  var. desperatus   "rimrock milkvetch" same section
04259 Cercocarpus montanus      "alderleaf mountain mahogany" same section
04250 Chamaesyce fendleri      "Fendler's sandmat" same section
04256 Cryptantha cinerea  var. jamesii   "James' cat's eye" same section
04260 Dimorphocarpa wislizeni      "Wislizen's spectacle pod" same section
04304 Eremocrinum albomarginatum      "Utah solitaire lily" same section
04249 Eriogonum alatum      "winged wild buckwheat" same section
14852 Eriogonum clavellatum      "Comb Wash wild buckwheat" 2 mi. E
04282 Gaillardia pinnatifida      "Hopi blanketflower" same section
04278 Gilia ophthalmoides      "eyed gilia" same section
04253 Hilaria jamesii      "James' galleta" same section
04283 Houstonia rubra      "red bluet" same section
04247 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. ivesiana   "Ives' four-nerve daisy" same section
04272 Linum puberulum      "plains flax" same section
04305 Lupinus pusillus  var. pusillus   "rusty lupine" same section
04299 Phemeranthus brevifolius      "pygmy fameflower" same section
04255 Physaria rectipes      "straight bladderpod" same section
04270 Plantago patagonica      "Patagonia plantain" same section
04257 Quercus turbinella      "Sonoran scrub oak" same section
04298 Townsendia incana      "silvery Townsend-daisy" same section
04254 Vulpia octoflora      "sixweeks fescue" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bluff Airport (Airport) San Juan County, UT 1.4 mi. SE 4459  Bluff SW 
Snake Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 1.4 mi. NW   Bluff SW 
Navajo Spring (Spring) San Juan County, UT 1.4 mi. W 4452  Bluff SW 
Hobbs Wash Historical Marker (Park) San Juan County, UT 1.5 mi. E 4429  Bluff 
Butler Wash (Stream) San Juan County, UT 2.3 mi. S   Hotel Rock 
Buck Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 2.1 mi. E   Bluff 
Gothic Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 2.9 mi. S   Toh Atin Mesa West 
White Rock Point (Cliff) San Juan County, UT 3.1 mi. SE 4689  White Rock Point 
San Juan Hill (Summit) San Juan County, UT 3.7 mi. SW 4734  San Juan Hill 
Road Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 4.8 mi. N   Cedar Mesa North 
Comb Wash (Valley) San Juan County, UT 4.6 mi. SW   Hotel Rock 
Tselakai Dezza (Populated Place) San Juan County, UT 5 mi. SE 4584  White Rock Point 
Tank Mesa (Summit) San Juan County, UT 5.1 mi. NE 4876  Bluff 
Tank Point Well (Well) San Juan County, UT 5.4 mi. NE 4800  Bluff 
Window Rock Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 5.8 mi. SE   White Rock Point 
Barton Range Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 5.9 mi. N   Bluff SW 
Chinle Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 6 mi. SW   Mexican Water 
Window Rock Spring (Spring) San Juan County, UT 5.8 mi. SE 4721  White Rock Point 
Ute Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 6.5 mi. SE   White Rock Point 

Links

Taxon Links for species Comandra umbellata  (L.) 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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Comandra+umbellata

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