Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10158 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Monolepis nuttalliana (Schult.) Greene
Common name   Nuttall's povertyweed
R. Van Buren   724  
Coll. Date 02 April 2005 
United States
Washington County
Locality Cove Wash, S of Santa Clara, off Highway 8, fenced area.
     Elev.: 2837 ft. (865 m.)
Habitat Notes warm desert shrub community; Chinle soils. 
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° 7'  6" N, 113° 39'  36" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.


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

     Monolepis nuttalliana (J.A. Schultes) Greene

Common Name(s): monolepis, nuttall monolepis, Nuttall's poverty weed, Nuttall's povertyweed, Nuttall's poverty-weed, patata, patota, povertyweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=20700, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Caryophyllales
                                Family: Chenopodiaceae
                                    Genus: Monolepis
                                        Species: Monolepis nuttalliana


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10158s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 11640s2.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10162 Androstephium breviflorum      "pink funnel lily" same section
10160 Anemone tuberosa      "desert windflower" same section
10156 Camissonia brevipes      "Mojave suncup" same section
13191 Camissonia brevipes      "Mojave suncup" 338 ft. W
02974 Camissonia parryi      "Parry's suncup" 1 mi. SE
10157 Cryptantha utahensis      "Utah forget-me-not" same section
10154 Dichelostemma pulchellum      "bluedicks" same section
10159 Ephedra viridis  var. viridis  same section
10161 Euphorbia spathulata      "warty spurge" same section
10148 Gilia transmontana      "transmontane gilia" 1.2 mi. SE
13192 Glyptopleura setulosa      "Mojave carveseed" 338 ft. W
10150 Langloisia setosissima  subsp. setosissima   "Great Basin langloisia" 1.2 mi. SE
13193 Lappula occidentalis      "western stickseed" 338 ft. W
10153 Lappula occidentalis  var. cupulata   "western stickseed" same section
10147 Linanthus demissus      "desertsnow" 1.2 mi. SE
13195 Malacothrix coulteri      "snake's head" 338 ft. W
13194 Malacothrix glabrata      "smooth desert-dandelion" 338 ft. W
10146 Mentzelia albicaulis      "whitestem blazingstar" 1.2 mi. SE
13196 Microseris lindleyi      "Lindley's silverpuffs" 338 ft. W
13197 Nemacladus glanduliferus      "glandular threadplant" 338 ft. W
10144 Pectocarya heterocarpa      "chuckwalla combseed" 1.2 mi. SE
10149 Phacelia fremontii      "Fremont's scorpionweed" 1.2 mi. SE
10155 Plantago patagonica      "Patagonia plantain" same section
02973 Psorothamnus fremontii      "Fremont's dalea" 1 mi. SE
10152 Rafinesquia neomexicana      "desert chicory" same section
10151 Salvia columbariae      "chia" same section
13198 Sphaeralcea rusbyi  subsp. rusbyi   "Rusby's globemallow" 338 ft. W
10145 Streptanthella longirostris      "long-beaked streptanthella" 1.2 mi. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Santa Clara (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. N 2759  Santa Clara 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. N 2763  Santa Clara 
Box Canyon Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1 mi. SE   White Hills 
Box Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. SE   White Hills 
Jacob Hamblin Home Historical Site (Park) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. N 2795  Santa Clara 
Graveyard Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. N   Santa Clara 
Santa Clara School (School) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. NE 2815  Santa Clara 
Santa Clara City Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. N 2927  Santa Clara 
Santa Clara Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. NE 2776  Santa Clara 
South Hills (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. W 3370  White Hills 
Stucki Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. SW 3064  White Hills 
South Black Rocks (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. N 2923  Santa Clara 
Sand Hollow (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. E   Santa Clara 
Sunset School (School) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. E 2707  Saint George 
Boomer Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. W 3691  White Hills 
City Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 2 mi. E   Washington 
Halfway Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. SE   Washington 
Cove Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. SE   White Hills 
The Gap (Gap) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. S 2923  White Hills 
Millcreek High School (School) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. E 2845  Washington 


Taxon Links for species Monolepis nuttalliana  (Schult.) Greene

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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