Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05549 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Cirsium arizonicum (A. Gray) Petr.
Infraspecific    var. bipinnatum (Eastw.) D.J. Keil
Common name   Arizona thistle
K.T. Harper   2001-335a  
   with R. Van Buren, D. Clark
Coll. Date 12 July 2001 
United States
Wayne County
Locality head of Sand Creek.
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° 22'  34" N, 111° 29'  47" W
Township Range T28S, R4E, Sec. 17  
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).


No synonyms recognized in the ITIS database.


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05549s5.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01369s5.jpg 
specimen image: 07172s7.jpg 
specimen image: 08962s3.jpg 
specimen image: 11917s4.jpg 
specimen image: 11917f2.jpg 
specimen image: 11917e2.jpg 
specimen image: 13229s4.jpg 
specimen image: 13230s4.jpg 
specimen image: 13230f2.jpg 
specimen image: 13230e2.jpg 
specimen image: 15612s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05548 Astragalus kentrophyta  var. elatus   "tall spiny milkvetch" same section
08352 Erigeron abajoensis      "Abajo fleabane" 1.4 mi. NE
08327 Erigeron abajoensis      "Abajo fleabane" 1.4 mi. NE
08353 Erigeron awapensis      "Awapa fleabane" 1 mi. W
08325 Erigeron awapensis      "Awapa fleabane" 1.4 mi. NE
15108 Erigeron caespitosus      "tufted fleabane" 1.9 mi. NW
08351 Erigeron caespitosus      "tufted fleabane" 1.4 mi. NE
08345 Eriogonum corymbosum  var. heilii   "Heil's wild buckwheat" 1 mi. E
08340 Physaria acutifolia  var. purpurea   "purple twinpod" 1 mi. E


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Saddle Pass (Gap) Wayne County, UT 0.7 mi. NW 9741  Lyman 
Indian Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 0.7 mi. NE 9653  Flat Top 
Saddle Pass Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 0.7 mi. NW 9485  Lyman 
Bicknell Springs (Spring) Wayne County, UT 1.2 mi. NW 9374  Lyman 
Cold Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 1.4 mi. N 10010  Lyman 
Hells Hole (Basin) Wayne County, UT 1.5 mi. E 8672  Torrey 
Chaffin Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 1.8 mi. NE 10342  Flat Top 
The Ant Hill (Summit) Wayne County, UT 1.9 mi. S 9272  Torrey 
Bare Spot Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 1.8 mi. NW 9351  Lyman 
Sand Creek Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 1.9 mi. NE 10033  Flat Top 
East Sand Creek Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 2.2 mi. NE 10210  Flat Top 
Sunglow Forest Camp (Locale) Wayne County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 7625  Bicknell 
Hemlock Meadow (Flat) Wayne County, UT 2.4 mi. SW 7412  Bicknell 
Aquarius Mobile and RV Campground (Locale) Wayne County, UT 2.7 mi. SW 7304  Bicknell 
Wiffs Pasture (Flat) Wayne County, UT 2.5 mi. NE 10233  Flat Top 
Horse Pasture (Flat) Wayne County, UT 2.3 mi. W 8475  Lyman 
East Fork Red Canyon (Valley) Wayne County, UT 2.8 mi. SW   Flat Top 
Thousand Lake Mountain (Summit) Wayne County, UT 3 mi. N 11247  Flat Top 
Flat Top (Summit) Wayne County, UT 3 mi. N 11274  Flat Top 
Yellow Ledges (Bar) Wayne County, UT 2.7 mi. NW 9226  Lyman 


Taxon Links for species Cirsium arizonicum  (A. Gray) Petr.

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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