Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03070 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Fendlerella utahensis (S. Watson) A. Heller
Common name   Utah fendlerbush
A. Pulham   s.n.  
Coll. Date 25 July 1998 
United States
Utah County
Locality American Fork Canyon, E of Timpanogos Cave National Monument, limestone crevice, north facing slope.
     Elev.: 6698 ft. (2042 m.)
Habitat Notes Douglas fir-white fir 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 40° 26'  29" N, 111° 42'  39" W
Township Range T4S, R2E, Sec. 27  
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).


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

     Fendlerella utahensis (S. Wats.) Heller

Common Name(s): Utah fendlerbush, Utah fendlerella, yerba desierto.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=24334, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rosales
                                Family: Hydrangeaceae
                                    Genus: Fendlerella
                                        Species: Fendlerella utahensis


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03070s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03490s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03491s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08419s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09195s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15522s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
13767 Abies bifolia      "Rocky Mountain subalpine fir" 1.7 mi. SW
07548 Agoseris glauca  var. laciniata   "Arizona mountain dandelion" 1.7 mi. SW
07193 Ambrosia acanthicarpa      "flatspine bur ragweed" same section
01782 Amelanchier utahensis      "Utah serviceberry" 1.4 mi. SE
01745 Amelanchier utahensis      "Utah serviceberry" 1 mi. N
07556 Astragalus miser  var. tenuifolius   "timber milkvetch" 1.7 mi. SW
07552 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" 1.7 mi. SW
14934 Berberis repens      "Oregongrape" 1 mi. SE
13669 Betula occidentalis      "water birch" 1.2 mi. SE
01747 Cardamine cordifolia      "heart-leaf bittercress" 1 mi. N
01775 Cardaria draba  var. repens   "lens-podded whitetop" 1.4 mi. SE
03898 Carduus nutans      "nodding plumeless thistle" 1 mi. N
07555 Cercocarpus montanus      "alderleaf mountain mahogany" 1.7 mi. SW
13766 Cercocarpus montanus      "alderleaf mountain mahogany" 1.7 mi. SW
14933 Corallorhiza striata      "striped coralroot" 1.1 mi. SE
07553 Cryptantha humilis      "round-spiked cat's eye" 1.7 mi. SW
13764 Cryptantha humilis      "round-spiked cat's eye" 1.7 mi. SW
07549 Cymopterus longipes      "long-stalked spring parsley" 1.7 mi. SW
13762 Cymopterus longipes  var. longipes   "long-stalked spring parsley" 1.7 mi. SW
01749 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" 1 mi. N
07194 Erigeron arenarioides      "sand fleabane" same section
13763 Erigeron compositus      "cut-leaf fleabane" 1.7 mi. SW
07554 Erigeron compositus  var. glabratus   "cut-leaf fleabane" 1.7 mi. SW
14931 Fritillaria atropurpurea      "leopard-lily" same section
04354 Glyceria striata      "fowl mannagrass" 1 mi. E
01751 Hackelia floribunda      "many-flowered stickseed" 1 mi. N
04321 Haplopappus watsonii  var. rydbergii   "Rydberg's goldenbush" same section
01750 Hydrophyllum capitatum  var. capitatum   "purple cat's breeches" 1 mi. N
03073 Jamesia americana  var. macrocalyx   "Wasatch cliff bush" same section
13625 Linaria dalmatica      "Dalmatian toadflax" 2790 ft. W
13623 Linum perenne      "blue flax" 2790 ft. W
01762 Linum perenne  subsp. lewisii   "Lewis' blue flax" 1 mi. N
13670 Malcolmia africana      "African mustard" 1.2 mi. SE
01797 Melilotus officinalis      "yellow sweetclover" 1.4 mi. SE
03905 Mentzelia laevicaulis      "smoothstem blazingstar" 1 mi. N
13758 Mertensia brevistyla      "Wasatch bluebells" 1.7 mi. SW
00352 Mitella stauropetala  var. stenopetala   "drywoods miterwort" 1 mi. N
07546 Myosurus minimus      "tiny mousetail" 1.6 mi. SW
14948 Noccaea montana      "alpine pennycress" 2790 ft. W
13757 Orogenia linearifolia      "Great Basin Indian potato" 1.7 mi. SW
07551 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" 1.7 mi. SW
01785 Penstemon eatonii  var. eatonii  1.4 mi. SE
01748 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" 1 mi. N
01768 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" 1.4 mi. SE
07550 Penstemon humilis  var. humilis   "low beardtongue" 1.7 mi. SW
04320 Petradoria pumila      "common rock goldenrod" same section
01746 Physaria grahamii      "Graham's twinpod" 1 mi. N
13768 Pinus flexilis      "limber pine" 1.7 mi. SW
13759 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" 1.7 mi. SW
13668 Populus angustifolia      "narrow-leaf cottonwood" 1.2 mi. SE
07547 Potentilla glandulosa  var. pseudorupestris   "rock-loving sticky cinquefoil" 1.7 mi. SW
13765 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" 1.7 mi. SW
01796 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" 1.4 mi. SE
15301 Smilacina racemosa      "false Solomon's Seal" same section
01752 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" 1 mi. N
04319 Sphaeromeria diversifolia      "separate-leaf chickensage" same section
04322 Stephanomeria pauciflora      "brownplume wirelettuce" same section
08117 Tortula ruralis      "tortula moss" 1 mi. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Timpanogos Cave National Monument (Park) Utah County, UT 618 ft. SE 6372  Timpanogos Cave 
Hidden Lake (Lake) Utah County, UT 1298 ft. S 7123  Timpanogos Cave 
Swinging Bridge Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1358 ft. NE   Timpanogos Cave 
Timpanogos Cave Visitor Center (Locale) Utah County, UT 1615 ft. NE 5683  Timpanogos Cave 
Riverside Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 2351 ft. W 5430  Timpanogos Cave 
House Rock Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 2647 ft. E 5679  Timpanogos Cave 
Cattle Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. W   Timpanogos Cave 
Burned Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. E   Timpanogos Cave 
Hanging Rock Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. E 6086  Timpanogos Cave 
Tank Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. E   Timpanogos Cave 
Hanging Rock Picnic Ground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. E 5985  Timpanogos Cave 
Mahogany Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. S 8911  Timpanogos Cave 
North Mill Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. E 6113  Timpanogos Cave 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. E   Timpanogos Cave 
Gray Cliff Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 2 mi. E 6047  Timpanogos Cave 
Sagebrush Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. S 7756  Timpanogos Cave 
Little Mill Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. E 6050  Timpanogos Cave 
Little Mill Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. E   Timpanogos Cave 
American Fork Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. W   Dromedary Peak 
Utah Valley (Basin) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. W 5250  Lehi 


Taxon Links for species Fendlerella utahensis  (S. Watson) A. Heller

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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