Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 11687 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
ChenopodiaceaeAmaranthaceaeChenopodiaceae  
Species Sarcocornia utahensis (Tidestr.) A.J. Scott
Common name   Utah swampfire
Collector(s)
D.M. Barnes   5134  
Coll. Date 08 June 2006 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Tooele
Locality Pilot Range, salt flats SE of Miners Canyon.
     Elev.: 4319 ft. (1317 m.)
Habitat Notes salt desert shrub community, saline mud flats. 
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 40° 55'  2" N, 114° 4'  42" 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.

Taxonomy


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

     Sarcocornia utahensis (Tidestrom) A.J. Scott

     Salicornia utahensis Tidestrom
     Sarcocornia pacifica var. utahensis (Tidestrom) Munz

Common Name(s): Utah swampfire.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=505013, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 11687s1.jpg specimen image: 11687d1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03941s1.jpg 
03941

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11688 Distichlis spicata      "saltgrass" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Salt Spring (Spring) Elko County, NV 783 ft. NE 4278  Miners Canyon 
Little Salt Spring (Spring) Elko County, NV 2 mi. S 4282  Miners Canyon 
Pilot Creek Valley (Valley) Elko County, NV 2.7 mi. S   Pilot Peak NW 
Window Rock (Pillar) Elko County, NV 2.4 mi. W 4813  Miners Canyon 
Leppy Reservoir (Reservoir) Elko County, NV 3.4 mi. S 4311  Leppy Peak 
Miners Canyon (Valley) Elko County, NV 3.8 mi. N   Miners Canyon 
Halls Meadow (Flat) Tooele County, UT 4.2 mi. NE 4259  Miners Canyon 
Miners Spring (Spring) Elko County, NV 5.3 mi. N 6408  Miners Canyon 
Willow Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 5.5 mi. NE 5036  Miners Canyon 
Willow Canyon (Valley) Elko County, NV 5.6 mi. N   Pilot Peak 

Links

Taxon Links for species Sarcocornia utahensis  (Tidestr.) A.J. Scott

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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Sarcocornia+utahensis

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