Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10052 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Pleopsidium flavum (Bellardi) Korb.
D.M. Barnes   4841  
Coll. Date 12 April 2006 
United States
Locality Beaver Dam Wilderness area, ca 3.4 miles along dirt road N of I-15, Virgin River Gorge.
     Elev.: 3058 ft. (932 m.)
Habitat Notes Joshua tree community; dry wash, on sandstone. 
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 36° 55'  43" N, 113° 49'  44" 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.


No synonyms recognized in the ITIS database.


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10052s1.jpg specimen image: 10052d1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11990 Allionia incarnata      "trailing windmills" same section
04181 Anemone tuberosa      "desert windflower" 1 mi. S
05592 Bebbia juncea  var. aspera   "sweetbush" 701 ft. SE
11980 Bebbia juncea  var. aspera   "sweetbush" same section
05591 Brickellia atractyloides      "spearleaf brickellbush" 701 ft. SE
10054 Candelariella rosulans      "eggyolk lichen" same section
02669 Cercis occidentalis     same section
03985 Chilopsis linearis      "desert willow" same section
11974 Chilopsis linearis      "desert willow" same section
11978 Dasyochloa pulchella      "desert fluffgrass" same section
11991 Eriogonum fusiforme      "Grand Valley desert trumpet" same section
05595 Eriogonum heermannii  var. sulcatum   "Heermann's wild buckwheat" 701 ft. SE
11979 Eriogonum heermannii  var. sulcatum   "Heermann's wild buckwheat" same section
11975 Eriogonum insigne      "ladder wild buckwheat" same section
11532 Eucnide urens      "desert stingbush" 1.3 mi. SE
14461 Eucnide urens      "desert stingbush" 1.3 mi. SE
17899 Galium stellatum      "starry bedstraw" 1.4 mi. SE
14463 Galium stellatum      "starry bedstraw" 1.3 mi. SE
11989 Gaura coccinea      "scarlet beeblossom" same section
11400 Lemna valdiviana      "valdivia duckweed" same section
11973 Mentzelia pterosperma      "winged-seed blazingstar" same section
17900 Mortonia scabrella      "Rio Grande saddlebush" 1.4 mi. SE
14462 Penstemon petiolatus      "Sheep Range beardtongue" 1.3 mi. SE
17902 Perityle tenella      "Springdale rockdaisy" 1.3 mi. SE
04180 Petrophytum caespitosum      "rockmat" 1 mi. S
17903 Peucephyllum schottii      "Schott's desert-fir" 2 mi. NW
04182 Salazaria mexicana      "Mexican bladdersage" 1 mi. S
17901 Scopulophila rixfordii      "Rixford's rockwort" 1.4 mi. SE
05593 Scopulophila rixfordii      "Rixford's rockwort" 701 ft. SE
11977 Thymophylla pentachaeta  var. belenidium   "five-needled pricklyleaf" same section
11976 Tiquilia canescens      "woody crinklemat" same section
10053 Xanthoparmelia mexicana      "Mexican xanthoparmelia lichen" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Sullivans Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 1 mi. NE   Mount Bangs 
Mountain Sheep Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 1.6 mi. NE   Mount Bangs 
The Narrows (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 2 mi. W   Mountain Sheep Spring 
Cedar Pockets Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3 mi. NE   Jarvis Peak 
Cedar Pockets Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 3 mi. NE   Jarvis Peak 
Figure Four Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 3.8 mi. W   Mount Bangs 
Lost Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 4.6 mi. SE 4062  Mount Bangs 
Castle Cliff Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 4 mi. W   Jarvis Peak 
Mountain Sheep Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 4.6 mi. SE 4662  Mountain Sheep Spring 
Hedricks Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 5.5 mi. SW   Mount Bangs 
Beaver Dam Mountains Wilderness (Reserve) Mohave County, AZ 5.8 mi. NE 4774  Mountain Sheep Spring 
Frehner Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 6.5 mi. SW   Mount Bangs 


Taxon Links for species Pleopsidium flavum  (Bellardi) Korb.

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

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