Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05734 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Dalea searlsiae (A. Gray) Barneby
Common name   Searls' prairie clover
D.M. Barnes   1073  
Coll. Date 14 June 2001 
United States
Washington County
Locality Hurricane Mesa, along Mesa Road, vicinity of the landing strip;
     Elev.: 5099 ft. (1555 m.)
Habitat Notes badly disturbed area, pinyon-juniper 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° 14'  23" N, 113° 12'  26" W
Township Range T41S R2W Sec. 9  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Dalea searlsiae (Gray) Barneby

     Petalostemon searlsiae Gray

Common Name(s): Searle's prairieclover, Searls dalea, Searls' prairie clover.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=26647, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05734s4.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03058s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03362s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11583d1.jpg 
specimen image: 11583s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11720s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13560s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05721 Opuntia basilaris      "beavertail pricklypear" same section
05733 Verbena bracteata      "bigbract verbena" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Hurricane Mesa (Summit) Washington County, UT 1210 ft. W 5046  Virgin 
Hurricane Mesa Airport (Airport) Washington County, UT 0.7 mi. N 5076  Virgin 
Virgin Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. S 3586  Virgin 
Virgin (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. SE 3603  Virgin 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. S 3527  Virgin 
Virgin Canal (Canal) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 3652  Virgin 
Washington County (Civil) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. W 3898  Pintura 
North Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. SE   The Guardian Angels 
Cornelius Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. SE   Virgin 
Virgin Oil Field (Oilfield) Washington County, UT 3 mi. SE 3862  Virgin 
Dalton Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.8 mi. SE   Springdale West 
Mountain Dell (Basin) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. E 3839  Virgin 
Smith Mesa (Summit) Washington County, UT 4.4 mi. N 5771  Smith Mesa 
Dry Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. E   Smith Mesa 
La Verkin Canal (Canal) Washington County, UT 4 mi. SW 3396  Hurricane 
Nephis Twist (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. W   Hurricane 
La Verkin Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. SW 3255  Hurricane 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 4.1 mi. SW 3229  Hurricane 
Black Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. E   The Guardian Angels 
Chinatown Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.4 mi. SW   Virgin 


Taxon Links for species Dalea searlsiae  (A. Gray) Barneby

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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