Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06419 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Forestiera pubescens Nutt.
Common name   stretchberry
J.G. Harris   2913  
Coll. Date 15 June 2001 
United States
Grand County
Locality Labyrinth Canyon of the Green River, Bowknot Bend near Spring Canyon;
     Elev.: 3936 ft. (1200 m.)
Habitat Notes riverbank 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 38° 36'  9" N, 109° 59'  45" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Forestiera pubescens Nutt.

Common Name(s): desert olive, downy forestiera, elbowbush, stretchberry.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=32957, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Scrophulariales
                                Family: Oleaceae
                                    Genus: Forestiera
                                        Species: Forestiera pubescens


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06419s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02314s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05048s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07015s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
06983 Astragalus amphioxys  var. amphioxys   "crescent milkvetch" 1.1 mi. N
06982 Astragalus desperatus  var. desperatus   "rimrock milkvetch" 1.1 mi. N
06980 Astragalus mollissimus  var. thompsoniae   "Thompson's woolly milkvetch" 1.1 mi. N
06984 Astragalus preussii  var. latus   "narrow-leaf Preuss' milkvetch" 1.1 mi. N
06420 Baccharis salicina      "false willow" same section
07849 Baccharis salicina      "false willow" 439 ft. SE
07852 Corispermum americanum      "American bugseed" 439 ft. SE
06979 Cryptantha crassisepala      "thick-sepaled cat's eye" 1.1 mi. N
07851 Dicoria brandegeei      "Brandegee's desert twinbugs" 439 ft. SE
07850 Eragrostis hypnoides      "teel lovegrass" 439 ft. SE
06973 Gaillardia spathulata      "Colorado Plateau blanketflower" 1.1 mi. N
06981 Hymenopappus filifolius  var. cinereus   "common woollywhite" 1.1 mi. N
06975 Rhamnus betulifolia      "birchleaf buckthorn" 1.1 mi. N
06418 Salix exigua      "narrow-leaf willow" same section
06976 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" 1.1 mi. N
06977 Shepherdia rotundifolia      "round-leaf buffaloberry" 1.1 mi. N
06978 Sisymbrium altissimum      "tall tumblemustard" 1.1 mi. N
06974 Thelypodiopsis divaricata      "spreading thelypodiopsis" 1.1 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Spring Canyon Bottom (Bend) Grand County, UT 1.2 mi. N 3970  Mineral Canyon 
Spring Canyon (Valley) Wayne County, UT 1.3 mi. N   Dubinky Wash 
Spring Canyon (Valley) Grand County, UT 1.3 mi. N   Dubinky Wash 
Deadman Point (Ridge) Grand County, UT 1.3 mi. S 5026  Mineral Canyon 
Bowknot Bend (Bend) Emery County, UT 1.9 mi. W 4324  Bowknot Bend 
Cottonwood Bottom (Bend) Emery County, UT 2.6 mi. S 3950  Mineral Canyon 
Spring Point Canyon (Ridge) Grand County, UT 2.2 mi. NW 4761  Bowknot Bend 
Hell Roaring Canyon (Valley) Grand County, UT 2.7 mi. S   The Knoll 
Oak Bottom (Bend) Wayne County, UT 2.7 mi. W 3967  Bowknot Bend 
Barrier Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 3.2 mi. SW   Head Spur 
Hey Joe Mine (Mine) Grand County, UT 3.4 mi. NW 4196  Tenmile Point 
Horseshoe Canyon (Valley) Wayne County, UT 3.3 mi. SW   Head Spur 
Hey Joe Canyon (Valley) Grand County, UT 3.7 mi. NW   Tenmile Point 
Mineral Point (Ridge) Grand County, UT 3.6 mi. SE 5282  Mineral Canyon 
Twomile Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.6 mi. W   Bowknot Bend 
Deadman Spring (Spring) Grand County, UT 4.2 mi. NE 5214  Dubinky Wash 
Mineral Bottom (Bend) Grand County, UT 5 mi. S 3954  Mineral Canyon 
Mineral Canyon (Valley) Grand County, UT 5.2 mi. S   Mineral Canyon 
Keg Spring Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.5 mi. NW   Bowknot Bend 
Tidwell Bottom (Bend) Emery County, UT 5.3 mi. S 3950  Bowknot Bend 


Taxon Links for species Forestiera pubescens  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

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