Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05280 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Petalonyx parryi A. Gray
Common name   Parry's sandpaper plant
K.T. Harper   2001-114  
   with J. Simpson
Coll. Date 04 July 2001 
United States
Washington County
Locality Highway 9, Purgatory Basin.
Habitat Notes on Moenkopi shale. 
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° 15'  2" N, 113° 22'  28" W
Township Range T41S, R14W, 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):

     Petalonyx parryi Gray

Common Name(s): Parry sandpaper plant, Parry's sandpaper plant, Parry's sandpaperplant.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=504257, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Violales
                                Family: Loasaceae
                                    Genus: Petalonyx
                                        Species: Petalonyx parryi


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05280s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 06687s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08384s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13181s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14829 Ailanthus altissima      "tree of heaven" 1 mi. W
14235 Artemisia filifolia      "sand sagebrush" same section
03019 Astragalus ampullarioides     1.4 mi. SE
11959 Cercis occidentalis  var. orbiculata  same section
14232 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. viscidiflorus  same section
14226 Coleogyne ramosissima      "blackbrush" same section
14225 Encelia virginensis      "Virgin River brittlebush" same section
14236 Ephedra nevadensis      "Nevada ephedra" same section
14224 Ephedra nevadensis      "Nevada ephedra" same section
14221 Ericameria linearifolia      "narrow-leaf goldenbush" same section
14223 Ericameria nauseosa      "rubber rabbitbrush" same section
14234 Eriogonum fasciculatum  var. polifolium   "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" same section
11958 Fraxinus velutina      "velvet ash" same section
14228 Fraxinus velutina      "velvet ash" same section
14233 Larrea tridentata      "creosote bush" same section
13101 Lomatium parryi      "Parry's desert parsley" 1.4 mi. N
13111 Lomatium parryi      "Parry's desert parsley" 1.4 mi. N
14582 Pinus monophylla      "single-leaf pinyon pine" 1 mi. N
14828 Pistacia atlantica      "Atlas pistachio" 826 ft. S
14227 Populus fremontii      "Fremont's cottonwood" same section
14222 Prunus fasciculata      "desert almond" same section
14231 Psorothamnus fremontii      "Fremont's dalea" same section
17980 Salix gooddingii      "Goodding's willow" same section
14229 Salix gooddingii      "Goodding's willow" same section
17979 Salix lasiolepis      "arroyo willow" same section
02968 Sapindus saponaria      "wingleaf soapberry" 1.4 mi. SW
05282 Sapindus saponaria      "wingleaf soapberry" 1.4 mi. SW
14230 Vitis arizonica      "canyon grape" same section
11957 Vitis arizonica      "canyon grape" 2.4 mi. NE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Milltown (historical) (Locale) Washington County, UT 1762 ft. W 3671  Signal Peak 
Silver Reef (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 2108 ft. E 3803  Pintura 
Tecumseh Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 2417 ft. SE 3737  Hurricane 
Buckeye Reef (Ridge) Washington County, UT 2706 ft. SE 3803  Hurricane 
Big Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 2939 ft. S 3642  Hurricane 
Leeds Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 1 mi. S 3416  Hurricane 
White Reef (Ridge) Washington County, UT 1 mi. S 3566  Harrisburg Junction 
Cobb Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 1 mi. S 3645  Harrisburg Junction 
Kimball Motel and RV Park (Park) Washington County, UT 1 mi. SE 3534  Hurricane 
Doyle Shaft (Mine) Washington County, UT 1 mi. E 3629  Hurricane 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 3465  Hurricane 
Leeds (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. SE 3491  Hurricane 
Leeds Ditch (Canal) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. SE 3501  Hurricane 
Italian Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. N   Pintura 
Leeds Reef (Ridge) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. S 3356  Harrisburg Junction 
Dicks Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. SW   Harrisburg Junction 
Red Reef (Ridge) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. SW 3232  Harrisburg Junction 
Sandy Flat (Flat) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. NE 3760  Pintura 
Jones Hollow (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. N   Signal Peak 
Red Cliffs Campground (Locale) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. SW 3265  Harrisburg Junction 


Taxon Links for species Petalonyx parryi  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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