Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 08999 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Tidestromia oblongifolia (S. Watson) Standl.
Common name   Arizona honeysweet
K.T. Harper   2003-272  
Coll. Date 03 October 2003 
United States
Washington County
Locality SW base of Red Bluff & Bloomington Hill, W of Bloomington;
     Elev.: 2650 ft. (808 m.)
Habitat Notes along wash; 
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° 3'  14" N, 113° 38'  35" W
Township Range T43S R16W S9 SW1/4  
Datum WGS84 
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).
Voucher Voucher of taxa associated with Arctomecon humilis, R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper 
Specimen Notes Arctomecon humilis study site. 


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

     Tidestromia oblongifolia (S. Wats.) Standl.

Common Name(s): Arizona honeysweet, honeysweet tidestromia.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=20835, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Caryophyllales
                                Family: Amaranthaceae
                                    Genus: Tidestromia
                                        Species: Tidestromia oblongifolia


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 08999s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02369s2.jpg 
specimen image: 03107s2.jpg 
specimen image: 03880s3.jpg 
specimen image: 04156s2.jpg 
specimen image: 04323s3.jpg 
specimen image: 04332s3.jpg 
specimen image: 05588s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05884 Astragalus eremiticus      "hermit milkvetch" same section
15418 Atriplex canescens  var. canescens   "four-winged saltbush" 1.1 mi. W
08956 Camissonia multijuga      "frost-stem suncup" 2082 ft. W
03842 Camissonia multijuga      "frost-stem suncup" 2479 ft. W
16032 Camissonia parryi      "Parry's suncup" 2466 ft. W
15303 Camissonia parryi      "Parry's suncup" 1.1 mi. W
03843 Camissonia parryi      "Parry's suncup" 2479 ft. W
03852 Chamaesyce fendleri      "Fendler's sandmat" 2479 ft. W
15417 Chilopsis linearis      "desert willow" 1.3 mi. W
15286 Eriogonum corymbosum      "crisp-leaf wild buckwheat" 2546 ft. SE
03882 Eriogonum corymbosum  var. glutinosum   "sticky wild buckwheat" 2479 ft. W
03876 Eriogonum deflexum      "flat-topped wild buckwheat" 2479 ft. W
03877 Eriogonum deflexum      "flat-topped wild buckwheat" 2479 ft. W
16033 Eriogonum deflexum      "flat-topped wild buckwheat" 2466 ft. W
03853 Eriogonum inflatum      "desert trumpet" 2479 ft. W
05880 Eriogonum thomasii      "Thomas' wild buckwheat" 2479 ft. W
05881 Eriophyllum lanosum      "white easterbonnets" 2479 ft. W
00161 Gaillardia pinnatifida      "Hopi blanketflower" 1.5 mi. NE
05907 Ipomopsis polycladon      "spreading gilia" 2479 ft. W
08955 Langloisia setosissima  subsp. setosissima   "Great Basin langloisia" 2082 ft. W
12029 Linanthus demissus      "desertsnow" 2479 ft. W
15287 Petalonyx parryi      "Parry's sandpaper plant" 1998 ft. SE
03854 Salsola paulsenii      "barbwire Russian thistle" 2479 ft. W
08005 Tetradymia axillaris      "longspine horsebrush" 1.5 mi. W
04323 Tidestromia oblongifolia      "Arizona honeysweet" 2466 ft. W
04332 Tidestromia oblongifolia      "Arizona honeysweet" 2466 ft. W
03880 Tidestromia oblongifolia      "Arizona honeysweet" 2479 ft. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Red Bluff (Cliff) Washington County, UT 1 mi. N 3255  White Hills 
Curly Hollow Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. S   Jarvis Peak 
Atkinville Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. S   Saint George 
The Gap (Gap) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. N 2923  White Hills 
Atkinville (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. SE 2503  White Hills 
Val Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2 mi. S   White Hills 
Bloomington Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. E 2700  Saint George 
Little Round Valley (Basin) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. S 2464  White Hills 
Big Round Valley (Basin) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. S 2444  White Hills 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. E 2523  Saint George 
Bloomington (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. E 2520  Saint George 
Price City (historical) (Locale) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. E 2500  Saint George 
West Mountain Valley Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. SW   Jarvis Peak 
Cottonwood Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. W   Jarvis Peak 
Santa Clara Saint George Canal (Canal) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 2625  Saint George 
First Narrows (Gap) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. SW 2497  White Hills 
Price Bench (Bench) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. E 2539  Saint George 
Bloomington School (School) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. E 2543  Saint George 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. N 2648  Saint George 
Box Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. N   White Hills 


Taxon Links for species Tidestromia oblongifolia  (S. Watson) Standl.

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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