Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 12175 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Cymopterus hendersonii (J.M. Coult. & Rose) Cronquist
Common name   Henderson's rock parsley
J.G. Harris   4211  
   with D.L. Taylor
Coll. Date 27 June 2006 
United States
Tooele County
Locality Deep Creek Mountains, Goshute Canyon, ridgeline on N side of Goshute Canyon.
     Elev.: 9709 ft. (2960 m.)
Habitat Notes dolomite cliffs, ledges, bristlecone pine community. 
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 39° 55'  50" N, 113° 51'  19" 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):

     Pteryxia hendersonii (Coult. & Rose) Mathias & Constance

     Aletes hendersonii (Coult. & Rose) W.A. Weber
     Aletes longiloba (Rydb.) W.A. Weber
     Cymopterus hendersonii (Coult. & Rose) Cronq.
     Cymopterus longilobus (Rydb.) W.A. Weber

Common Name(s): Henderson desertparsley, Henderson's desertparsley, Henderson's springparsley, Henderson's wavewing.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=29842, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Apiales
                                Family: Apiaceae
                                    Genus: Pteryxia
                                        Species: Pteryxia hendersonii


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.
11260 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" 1106 ft. E
12171 Aquilegia coerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" same section
09319 Aquilegia formosa  var. formosa   "western columbine" 1.2 mi. SE
11258 Astragalus miser  var. tenuifolius   "timber milkvetch" 2032 ft. W
11259 Astragalus tenellus      "loose-flowered milkvetch" 2032 ft. W
11275 Boechera microphylla     1106 ft. E
11147 Boechera stricta     same section
11263 Carex rossii      "Ross' sedge" 2032 ft. W
11273 Carex vallicola      "valley sedge" 1106 ft. E
11277 Castilleja angustifolia  var. flavescens   "pale narrow-leaf paintbrush" same section
11134 Castilleja linariifolia      "Wyoming Indian paintbrush" same section
11269 Castilleja nana      "dwarf alpine paintbrush" 1106 ft. E
12176 Ceanothus martinii      "Martin's ceanothus" same section
11153 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" same section
11149 Chaenactis douglasii  var. douglasii   "Douglas' dusty-maiden" same section
07801 Chamaebatiaria millefolium      "fernbush" 1.3 mi. SW
07803 Clematis ligusticifolia      "white virgins-bower" 1.3 mi. SW
11261 Corydalis aurea  var. occidentalis   "golden fumewort" 1106 ft. E
11138 Crepis intermedia      "hybrid hawksbeard" same section
11135 Delphinium andersonii      "Anderson's larkspur" same section
11146 Descurainia californica      "Sierra tansy mustard" same section
09322 Descurainia pinnata  var. osmiarum  1.2 mi. SE
12174 Draba kassii      "Kass' whitlow-cress" same section
12180 Draba kassii      "Kass' whitlow-cress" 1016 ft. W
12170 Draba kassii      "Kass' whitlow-cress" 1 mi. SE
12167 Draba oligosperma      "few-seeded whitlow-cress" 1.2 mi. E
12046 Draba oligosperma  var. oligosperma   "few-seeded whitlow-cress" 2032 ft. W
12067 Draba pedicellata  var. pedicellata   "Cherry Creek whitlow-cress" 1.1 mi. E
12051 Draba pedicellata  var. pedicellata   "Cherry Creek whitlow-cress" 1106 ft. E
12169 Draba pedicellata  var. pedicellata   "Cherry Creek whitlow-cress" 1.2 mi. E
12168 Draba pedicellata  var. pedicellata   "Cherry Creek whitlow-cress" 1.2 mi. E
12045 Draba pedicellata  var. pedicellata   "Cherry Creek whitlow-cress" 2032 ft. W
12050 Draba pedicellata  var. pedicellata   "Cherry Creek whitlow-cress" 1106 ft. E
11143 Eremogone kingii      "King's sandwort" same section
11270 Erigeron tener      "slender fleabane" 1106 ft. E
11139 Erigeron tener      "slender fleabane" same section
12179 Eriogonum ovalifolium  var. nivale   "alpine cushion wild buckwheat" 1016 ft. W
11150 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. majus   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" same section
11276 Festuca brachyphylla  subsp. brachyphylla   "alpine fescue" 1.1 mi. E
11145 Hackelia patens  var. patens   "spotted stickseed" same section
12047 Haplopappus macronema      "whitestem goldenbush" 2032 ft. W
09320 Helianthella uniflora      "one-flowered little sunflower" 1.2 mi. SE
12049 Juniperus communis      "common juniper" 2032 ft. W
11131 Linum perenne  subsp. lewisii   "Lewis' blue flax" same section
11140 Lomatium foeniculaceum  var. macdougalii   "Macdougal's desert biscuitroot" same section
11267 Lomatium graveolens  var. alpinum   "alpine biscuitroot" 1106 ft. E
12172 Lomatium grayi  var. depauperatum   "stunted biscuitroot" same section
11137 Lupinus argenteus  var. argenteus   "silvery lupine" same section
11151 Melica stricta  var. stricta   "rock onion-grass" same section
11141 Mentzelia dispersa      "bushy blazingstar" same section
11252 Minuartia rubella      "beautiful sandwort" 2032 ft. W
11255 Monardella odoratissima      "mountain monardella" 2032 ft. W
07802 Orthocarpus tolmiei      "Tolmie's owl's-clover" 1.3 mi. SW
11268 Pellaea breweri      "Brewer's cliff brake" 1106 ft. E
11132 Penstemon eatonii  var. eatonii  same section
11254 Penstemon leonardii  var. patricus  2032 ft. W
08025 Penstemon leonardii  var. patricus  1.3 mi. SW
11253 Penstemon pachyphyllus  var. congestus   "thick-leaf beardtongue" 2032 ft. W
12177 Penstemon speciosus      "showy beardtongue" 1016 ft. W
11264 Penstemon speciosus      "showy beardtongue" 1106 ft. E
11133 Penstemon watsonii      "Watson's beardtongue" same section
11265 Phacelia hastata  var. alpina   "alpine silverleaf scorpionweed" 1106 ft. E
11262 Phacelia sericea  var. ciliosa  1106 ft. E
11148 Physaria chambersii  var. chambersii   "Chambers' twinpod" same section
12068 Pinus flexilis      "limber pine" 1.1 mi. E
12069 Pinus longaeva      "Great Basin bristlecone pine" 1.1 mi. E
11271 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" 1106 ft. E
11152 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" same section
07805 Prunus virginiana      "chokecherry" 1.3 mi. SW
11136 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" same section
12173 Silene douglasii      "Douglas's catchfly" same section
11142 Silene douglasii      "Douglas's catchfly" same section
07804 Sphaeromeria diversifolia      "separate-leaf chickensage" 1.3 mi. SW
11144 Stellaria jamesiana     same section
11257 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" 2032 ft. W
12178 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" 1016 ft. W
09321 Streptanthus cordatus  var. cordatus   "heart-leaf twistflower" 1.2 mi. SE
11274 Streptanthus cordatus  var. cordatus   "heart-leaf twistflower" 1106 ft. E
12048 Swertia radiata      "elkweed" 2032 ft. W
11266 Synthyris laciniata      "western kittentails" 1106 ft. E
11272 Trisetum spicatum      "narrow oat-grass" 1106 ft. E
12166 Valeriana acutiloba      "sharpleaf valerian" 1.2 mi. E
11256 Valeriana acutiloba      "sharpleaf valerian" 2032 ft. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Oro del Rey Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 8701  Goshute Canyon 
Eagles Nest Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 1.5 mi. E 7796  Goshute Canyon 
North Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.5 mi. S   Goshute 
Bald Mountain (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2.7 mi. NW 9443  Goshute 
Indian Squaw Rock (Pillar) Juab County, UT 3.1 mi. S 7628  Goshute Canyon 
Rocky Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2.6 mi. SW 10670  Goshute 
Scotts Basin (Basin) Juab County, UT 3.1 mi. S 7664  Goshute 
Big Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 3.4 mi. SE   Goshute 
Pole Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.6 mi. NE   Goshute 
Goshute Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.2 mi. SE   Goshute 
Middle Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 3.5 mi. SE   Goshute Canyon 
Chimney Rock (Pillar) Juab County, UT 3.5 mi. SW 8531  Goshute 
Rock Springs (Spring) Tooele County, UT 3.4 mi. E 5243  Goshute Canyon 
South Fork Durse Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.6 mi. W   Goshute 
North Fork Durse Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.6 mi. W   Goshute 
Open A (Flat) Tooele County, UT 4.4 mi. N 8029  Goshute 
The Meadows (Flat) Juab County, UT 4.4 mi. SW 9206  Goshute 
Abercrombie Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 4.9 mi. N 8045  Clifton 
Chokecherry Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 4.7 mi. NE   Goshute 
Reilly Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 4.1 mi. E   Goshute 


Taxon Links for species Cymopterus hendersonii  (J.M. Coult. & Rose) Cronquist

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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