Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04526 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Parryella filifolia Torr. & Gray ex A. Gray
Common name   common dunebroom
Donna M. Barnes   416  
   with K.T. Harper, R. Van Buren, D. Carter
Coll. Date 24 July 2000 
United States
Grand County
Locality U.S. Highway 191, S of Moab, mile marker 119, W side of road;
     Elev.: 4633 ft. (1412 m.)
Habitat Notes sandy soil. 
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 38° 31'  N, 109° 28'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Parryella filifolia Torr. & Gray ex Gray

Common Name(s): common dunebroom, dune broom.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=26831, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Parryella
                                        Species: Parryella filifolia


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04526s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11347 Chloris virgata      "feather windmill grass" same section
18002 Parryella       "parryella" 1.8 mi. E
14090 Parryella filifolia      "common dunebroom" 1.2 mi. SE
14089 Poliomintha incana      "frosted mint" 1.1 mi. SE
14860 Quercus turbinella      "Sonoran scrub oak" 2.3 mi. NE
14859 Quercus x welshii  hybrid [gambelii x havardii]  2.3 mi. NE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Johnsons Up on Top (Summit) Grand County, UT 1 mi. E 5305  Rill Creek 
Spanish Valley (Populated Place) San Juan County, UT 1.7 mi. S 4803  Kane Springs 
Old City Park (Park) Grand County, UT 2.2 mi. NW 4492  Rill Creek 
Sunset Cemetery (Cemetery) Grand County, UT 2.2 mi. NW 4492  Rill Creek 
Burkholder Draw (Valley) Grand County, UT 3 mi. N   Warner Lake 
Kens Lake (Reservoir) San Juan County, UT 2.9 mi. SE 5043  Kane Springs 
Kens Lake Dam (Dam) San Juan County, UT 2.9 mi. SE 5043  Kane Springs 
Spanish Valley (Flat) Grand County, UT 2.9 mi. NW 4387  Moab 
Sunbird Airport (Airport) Grand County, UT 3 mi. NW 4593  Moab 
North Fork Mill Creek (Stream) Grand County, UT 3.9 mi. N   Warner Lake 
Moab KOA (Park) Grand County, UT 3.8 mi. NW 4538  Moab 
Rill Creek (Stream) Grand County, UT 4.2 mi. NE   Rill Creek 
Bridger Jack Mesa (Summit) San Juan County, UT 4.9 mi. S 5791  Kane Springs 
KKLX-FM (Moab) (Tower) Grand County, UT 4.5 mi. NW 4164  Moab 
Moab Slickrock Trail (Trail) Grand County, UT 4.8 mi. NW 4370  Moab 
Jackson Reservoir (Reservoir) Grand County, UT 4.6 mi. NW 4282  Moab 
Moab Christian Center (Church) Grand County, UT 4.7 mi. NW 4173  Moab 
Grand Valley Cemetery (Cemetery) Grand County, UT 4.9 mi. NW 4190  Moab 
First Assembly of God Church (Church) Grand County, UT 4.8 mi. NW 4131  Moab 
Church of God of Prophecy (Church) Grand County, UT 5 mi. NW 4144  Moab 


Taxon Links for species Parryella filifolia  Torr. & Gray ex 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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