Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 02667 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Phacelia fremontii Torr.
Common name   Fremont's scorpionweed
R. Van Buren   s.n.  
Coll. Date 27 March 1998 
United States
Washington County
Locality SW slope of the Beaver Dam Mountains, along old Highway 91, 2 miles south of Castle Cliff.
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° 2'  52" N, 113° 54'  34" W
Township Range T43S, R18W, Sec. 18  
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).
Specimen Notes [depauperate collection, J.A. Alexander, January 2010]. 


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

     Phacelia fremontii Torr.

Common Name(s): Fremont's phacelia, Fremont's scorpion-weed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31495, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Solanales
                                Family: Hydrophyllaceae
                                    Genus: Phacelia
                                        Species: Phacelia fremontii


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14280 Acamptopappus sphaerocephalus      "goldenhead" 1.9 mi. S
10231 Acamptopappus sphaerocephalus      "goldenhead" 1.3 mi. S
08387 Agave utahensis      "Utah dwarf century plant" 1.7 mi. NW
10227 Allionia incarnata      "trailing windmills" 1.3 mi. S
14286 Ambrosia eriocentra      "woolly bur-sage" 1.7 mi. NW
08958 Ambrosia eriocentra      "woolly bur-sage" 1.7 mi. NW
14459 Ambrosia salsola      "burrobush" 1.4 mi. NW
10243 Astragalus nuttallianus  var. imperfectus   "Mojave small-flowered milkvetch" 1.3 mi. S
14283 Brickellia microphylla  var. scabra   "rough brickellbush" 1.7 mi. NW
14284 Buddleja utahensis      "Utah butterflybush" 1.7 mi. NW
14794 Buddleja utahensis      "Utah butterflybush" 1.7 mi. NW
05700 Carya illinoinensis      "pecan" 1.7 mi. NW
10234 Chaenactis fremontii      "Fremont's pincushion" 1.3 mi. S
10237 Cryptantha micrantha      "purple-rooted forget-me-not" 1.3 mi. S
10238 Cryptantha pterocarya  var. cycloptera   "winged-nut forget-me-not" 1.3 mi. S
15711 Cryptantha pterocarya  var. cycloptera  1 mi. S
08389 Cupressus arizonica      "Arizona cypress" 1.7 mi. NW
10232 Encelia frutescens  var. virginensis   "Virgin River brittlebush" 1.3 mi. S
14278 Encelia virginensis      "Virgin River brittlebush" 1.9 mi. S
14795 Encelia virginensis      "Virgin River brittlebush" 1.7 mi. NW
17932 Ephedra fasciculata      "Mojave ephedra" 1.8 mi. NW
14277 Ephedra torreyana      "Torrey's ephedra" 1.9 mi. S
14798 Ephedra viridis  var. viridis  1.7 mi. NW
10240 Eriastrum sparsiflorum      "Great Basin woollystar" 1.3 mi. S
14282 Ericameria paniculata      "Mojave rabbitbrush" 1.7 mi. NW
14814 Eriogonum heermannii  var. sulcatum   "Heermann's wild buckwheat" 1.7 mi. NW
14279 Krameria grayi      "white ratany" 1.9 mi. S
14797 Lepidium fremontii      "desert peppercress" 1.7 mi. NW
10233 Lepidium lasiocarpum  var. georginum   "St. George peppercress" 1.3 mi. S
15712 Lepidium lasiocarpum  var. lasiocarpum  1 mi. S
08385 Lesquerella rectipes      "straight bladderpod" 1.7 mi. NW
10241 Linanthus bigelovii      "Bigelow's linanthus" 1.3 mi. S
10239 Loeseliastrum schottii      "Schott's calico" 1.3 mi. S
08959 Melia azedarach      "Chinaberrytree" 1.7 mi. NW
08305 Neolloydia johnsonii     1.7 mi. NW
16856 Oenothera primiveris      "desert evening primrose" 1.4 mi. N
10242 Oenothera primiveris  var. bufonis  1.3 mi. S
14813 Parthenium incanum      "mariola" 1.7 mi. NW
14796 Parthenium incanum      "mariola" 1.7 mi. NW
08960 Parthenium incanum      "mariola" 1.7 mi. NW
14285 Perityle tenella      "Springdale rockdaisy" 1.7 mi. NW
03652 Phacelia vallis-mortae      "Death Valley scorpionweed" 1.5 mi. S
02666 Physaria tenella      "Moapa bladderpod" same section
10235 Plantago patagonica  var. gnaphalioides   "Patagonia plantain" 1.3 mi. S
08245 Psilostrophe cooperi      "whitestem paperflower" 1.4 mi. NW
14281 Psilostrophe cooperi      "whitestem paperflower" same section
10228 Psilostrophe cooperi      "whitestem paperflower" 1.3 mi. S
15634 Rafinesquia neomexicana     1 mi. S
10230 Salazaria mexicana      "Mexican bladdersage" 1.3 mi. S
08386 Salazaria mexicana      "Mexican bladdersage" 1.7 mi. NW
14457 Salazaria mexicana      "Mexican bladdersage" 1.4 mi. NW
08957 Senecio douglasii  var. monoensis   "Mono ragwort" 1.7 mi. NW
14793 Senecio flaccidus  var. monoensis   "Mono ragwort" 1.7 mi. NW
10229 Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia      "gooseberry-leaf globemallow" 1.3 mi. S
10236 Stylocline micropoides      "woollyhead nest-straw" 1.3 mi. S
16857 Thamnosma montana      "turpentinebroom" 1.4 mi. N
14458 Thamnosma montana      "turpentinebroom" 1.4 mi. NW
14276 Thamnosma montana      "turpentinebroom" 1.9 mi. S
02668 Thamnosma montana      "turpentinebroom" same section
17931 Tiquilia canescens      "woody crinklemat" 1.8 mi. NW
11453 Tridens muticus      "slim tridens" 1.7 mi. NW
03675 Vicia ludoviciana      "Louisiana vetch" 1.5 mi. S
08388 Yucca schidigera      "Mojave yucca" 1.7 mi. NW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Joshua Tree Natural Area (Reserve) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 3140  Castle Cliff 
Castle Cliff (Cliff) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. E 4055  Castle Cliff 
Castle Cliff (Cliff) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. NE 3862  Castle Cliff 
Bulldog Knolls (Range) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. SE 3373  Jarvis Peak 
Welcome Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. N 4544  Castle Cliff 
Bulldog Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. SE   Jarvis Peak 
Summit Spring Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3 mi. NE   Castle Cliff 
Tabeau Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. SE 4341  Jarvis Peak 
Summit Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.8 mi. NE 4600  Jarvis Peak 
Middle Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.9 mi. N 4728  Castle Cliff 
Reber Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 5.5 mi. N 4242  Castle Cliff 
Welcome Creek (Stream) Mohave County, AZ 6.6 mi. SW   West Mountain Peak 


Taxon Links for species Phacelia fremontii  Torr.

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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