Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14497 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Krameria grayi Rose & Painter
Common name   white ratany
R. Van Buren   1175  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 05 May 2006 
United States
Washington County
Locality hills on the N side of the dirt rd W of Welcome Creek, ca. 0.25 mile NE of the well in Beaver Dam Wash & 3 miles N of the Arizona State Line;
     Elev.: 2483 ft. (757 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° 2'  1.75" N, 113° 59'  26.56" 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: L8S1. 


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

     Krameria grayi Rose & Painter

Common Name(s): white ratany.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=26753, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Polygalales
                                Family: Krameriaceae
                                    Genus: Krameria
                                        Species: Krameria grayi


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02983s2.jpg 
specimen image: 12072b1.jpg 
specimen image: 12072a1.jpg 
specimen image: 12072s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12544 Adenophyllum cooperi      "Cooper's dogweed" 858 ft. NW
10319 Ambrosia eriocentra      "woolly bur-sage" 2711 ft. SE
14513 Ambrosia salsola      "burrobush" 858 ft. NW
10314 Amphipappus fremontii  var. spinosus   "Fremont's chaffbush" 2711 ft. SE
10316 Amsinckia tessellata      "bristly fiddleneck" 2711 ft. SE
14498 Baccharis salicifolia      "sticky seep-willow" same section
14511 Bebbia juncea  var. aspera   "sweetbush" 858 ft. NW
14520 Brickellia atractyloides      "spearleaf brickellbush" 2395 ft. SE
10303 Camissonia refracta      "narrow-leaf desert primrose" 956 ft. NW
10315 Chaenactis fremontii      "Fremont's pincushion" 2711 ft. SE
10309 Chorizanthe rigida      "rigid spineflower" 2711 ft. SE
10254 Cryptantha micrantha      "purple-rooted forget-me-not" 956 ft. NW
10304 Cryptantha pterocarya  var. cycloptera   "winged-nut forget-me-not" 956 ft. NW
14514 Ephedra nevadensis      "Nevada ephedra" 858 ft. NW
10305 Eriastrum sparsiflorum      "Great Basin woollystar" 2711 ft. SE
10318 Eriogonum fasciculatum      "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" 2711 ft. SE
14517 Eriogonum fasciculatum  var. polifolium   "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" 743 ft. E
14525 Eriogonum fasciculatum  var. polifolium   "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" 2395 ft. SE
10317 Eschscholzia minutiflora      "pygmy poppy" 2711 ft. SE
14526 Krameria erecta      "little-leaf ratany" 2395 ft. SE
14521 Krameria grayi      "white ratany" 2395 ft. SE
10302 Linanthus bigelovii      "Bigelow's linanthus" 956 ft. NW
10255 Linanthus demissus      "desertsnow" 956 ft. NW
10311 Lupinus concinnus  subsp. orcuttii   "Orcutt's lupine" 2711 ft. SE
14518 Lycium cooperi      "peach thorn" 2395 ft. SE
10310 Malacothrix glabrata      "smooth desert-dandelion" 2711 ft. SE
10253 Monoptilon bellidiforme      "daisy desertstar" 956 ft. NW
10306 Nama demissum      "purplemat" 2711 ft. SE
10252 Nemacladus glanduliferus      "glandular threadplant" 956 ft. NW
10308 Phacelia ambigua      "notch-leaf scorpionweed" 2711 ft. SE
10312 Plantago insularis      "desert plantain" 2711 ft. SE
14516 Psilostrophe cooperi      "whitestem paperflower" 743 ft. E
14515 Senecio flaccidus  var. monoensis   "Mono ragwort" 743 ft. E
10307 Stylocline micropoides      "woollyhead nest-straw" 2711 ft. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Beaver Dam Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. S   Docs Pass 
Mormon Well (Well) Mohave County, AZ 3.8 mi. S 2136  Littlefield 
Welcome Creek (Stream) Mohave County, AZ 4.1 mi. S   West Mountain Peak 
Burgess Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.1 mi. N   Castle Cliff 
Initial Monument (Locale) Lincoln County, NV 4 mi. SW 2546  Terry Benches 
Snow Spring Wash (Stream) Lincoln County, NV 4.6 mi. N   Scarecrow Peak 
Snow Spring Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.6 mi. N 2562  Terry Benches 
Reber Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 5.3 mi. N   Castle Cliff 


Taxon Links for species Krameria grayi  Rose & Painter

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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