Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14496 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Psorothamnus polydenius (Torr. ex S. Watson) Rydb.
Common name   Nevada dalea
R. Van Buren   1174  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 05 May 2006 
United States
Washington County
Locality western slope of the Beaver Dam Mountains, hills on the western slope of Welcome Wash, S side of rd to Lytle Ranch, ca. 3.6 miles W of Castle Cliff;
     Elev.: 3818 ft. (1164 m.)
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° 5'  17.83" N, 113° 55'  59.01" 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.
Voucher Voucher for "Woody Plants of Utah" by R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper, J. Cooper 
Specimen Notes Journal Code: L7S1. 


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

     Psorothamnus polydenius (Torr. ex S. Wats.) Rydb.

Common Name(s): Nevada dalea.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=26930, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Psorothamnus
                                        Species: Psorothamnus polydenius


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05309s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06562s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08237s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09346s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09339 Achnatherum speciosum      "desert needlegrass" 1533 ft. SW
09332 Aloysia wrightii      "Wright's beebrush" 1538 ft. SW
17925 Aloysia wrightii      "Wright's beebrush" 2147 ft. SW
14506 Ambrosia dumosa      "common bur-sage" 2515 ft. SW
15455 Ambrosia salsola  var. salsola   "burrobush" 1.3 mi. NE
14502 Amphipappus fremontii  var. spinosus   "Fremont's chaffbush" 2515 ft. SW
14507 Atriplex canescens  var. canescens   "four-winged saltbush" 2515 ft. SW
14503 Baccharis sergiloides      "desert seep-willow" 2515 ft. SW
17922 Brickellia       "brickellbush" 1.5 mi. NW
14460 Brickellia atractyloides      "spearleaf brickellbush" 1197 ft. SW
10323 Brickellia atractyloides      "spearleaf brickellbush" 2837 ft. SW
09342 Buddleja utahensis      "Utah butterflybush" 1533 ft. SW
15456 Buddleja utahensis      "Utah butterflybush" 1.3 mi. NE
10336 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" 2837 ft. SW
10326 Chaenactis macrantha      "showy dusty-maiden" 2837 ft. SW
10333 Cheilanthes parryi      "Parry's lip fern" 2837 ft. SW
09338 Cryptantha virginensis      "Virgin River cat's eye" 1533 ft. SW
10337 Ephedra viridis      "green ephedra" 2837 ft. SW
17924 Ericameria       "Arizona goldenbush" 2147 ft. SW
17923 Ericameria laricifolia      "turpentine bush" 1.8 mi. W
15454 Eriogonum inflatum  var. inflatum   "desert trumpet" 1.3 mi. NE
10329 Galium proliferum      "limestone bedstraw" 2837 ft. SW
10338 Gaura coccinea      "scarlet beeblossom" 2837 ft. SW
09347 Krameria erecta      "little-leaf ratany" 1533 ft. SW
09340 Langloisia setosissima  subsp. setosissima   "Great Basin langloisia" 1533 ft. SW
10324 Linanthus demissus      "desertsnow" 2837 ft. SW
14505 Lycium andersonii      "Anderson's desert-thorn" 2515 ft. SW
18100 Mimulus guttatus      "common monkeyflower" 1.6 mi. W
10325 Mimulus parryi      "annual redspot monkeyflower" 2837 ft. SW
10332 Nemacladus glanduliferus      "glandular threadplant" 2837 ft. SW
10327 Oenothera primiveris  var. bufonis  2837 ft. SW
09337 Parietaria pensylvanica      "Pennsylvania pellitory" 1533 ft. SW
10335 Parietaria pensylvanica      "Pennsylvania pellitory" 2837 ft. SW
10334 Phacelia rotundifolia      "round-leaf scorpionweed" 2837 ft. SW
10330 Plantago patagonica      "Patagonia plantain" 2837 ft. SW
09344 Psorothamnus fremontii      "Fremont's dalea" 1533 ft. SW
09346 Psorothamnus polydenius      "Nevada dalea" 1533 ft. SW
10340 Purshia mexicana  var. stansburyana   "Stansbury's cliffrose" 2837 ft. SW
09345 Salazaria mexicana      "Mexican bladdersage" 1533 ft. SW
18099 Salazaria mexicana      "Mexican bladdersage" 1.1 mi. SW
17921 Salix lasiolepis      "arroyo willow" 1.5 mi. NW
18101 Salvia columbariae      "chia" 1.7 mi. W
09341 Schismus barbatus      "Mediterranean grass" 1533 ft. SW
10331 Silene antirrhina      "sleepy silene" 2837 ft. SW
15453 Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia      "gooseberry-leaf globemallow" 1.3 mi. NE
10328 Vicia ludoviciana      "Louisiana vetch" 2837 ft. SW
09348 Vicia ludoviciana      "Louisiana vetch" 1533 ft. SW
10339 Xylorhiza tortifolia  var. tortifolia   "Mojave woody aster" 2837 ft. SW
14499 Xylorhiza tortifolia  var. tortifolia   "Mojave woody aster" 2538 ft. SW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Welcome Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. E 4544  Castle Cliff 
Middle Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. N 4728  Castle Cliff 
Reber Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. N 4242  Castle Cliff 
Sam Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. N 4685  West Mountain Peak 
Crazy Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.4 mi. N 4580  West Mountain Peak 
Castle Cliff (Cliff) Washington County, UT 3 mi. SE 3862  Castle Cliff 
Castle Cliff (Cliff) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. SE 4055  Castle Cliff 
Summit Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. E 4600  Jarvis Peak 
Grapevine Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. NE 5735  West Mountain Peak 
Indian Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.2 mi. N 5181  West Mountain Peak 
Joshua Tree Natural Area (Reserve) Washington County, UT 4.2 mi. SE 3140  Castle Cliff 
Summit Spring Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.6 mi. E   Castle Cliff 
Beaver Dam Mountains (Range) Washington County, UT 5.2 mi. NE 6998  West Mountain Peak 
West Mountain Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 5.4 mi. NE 7507  West Mountain Peak 
Bulldog Knolls (Range) Washington County, UT 5.6 mi. SE 3373  Jarvis Peak 
Bulldog Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 5.7 mi. SE   Jarvis Peak 
Tabeau Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 6.3 mi. SE 4341  Jarvis Peak 


Taxon Links for species Psorothamnus polydenius  (Torr. ex S. Watson) Rydb.

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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