Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 17992 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Zuckia brandegeei (Gray) Welsh & Stutz ex Welsh
Common name   siltbush
R. Van Buren   1861  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 14 August 2010 
United States
Garfield County
Locality The Blues, along Henrieville Creek and Utah Highway 12;
     Elev.: 7329 ft. (2234 m.)
Latitude Longitude 37° 38'  3.2" N, 111° 50'  41.5" 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: L2S1. 


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

     Zuckia brandegeei (Gray) Welsh & Stutz ex Welsh

Common Name(s): siltbush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=505810, click for more information and references)

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


Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14396 Eriogonum corymbosum      "crisp-leaf wild buckwheat" 1383 ft. N
16358 Xylorhiza confertifolia      "Henrieville woody aster" 1.2 mi. SE
14397 Zuckia brandegeei      "siltbush" 1254 ft. NW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
The Blues (Summit) Garfield County, UT 0.8 mi. W 6985  Upper Valley 
Paria Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.6 mi. W   Upper Valley 
South Rim (Cliff) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. N 8104  Upper Valley 
Shurtz Bush (Area) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. SE 8065  Canaan Peak 
Dead Mare Wash (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. N   Upper Valley 
Pole Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. E 8517  Upper Valley 
Pine Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. N   Upper Valley 
Mud Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 3.3 mi. S 7445  Canaan Peak 
Shurtz Bush Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. W   Canaan Peak 
Canaan Peak (Summit) Garfield County, UT 3 mi. SE 9056  Canaan Peak 
Stump Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 3.4 mi. N 8252  Pine Lake 
Kaiparowitz Peak (Summit) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. S 7996  Canaan Peak 
South Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. NE   Upper Valley 
Water Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4 mi. N   Pine Lake 
Willow Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 3.6 mi. E 7835  Upper Valley 
Garden Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 4.7 mi. N 7720  Upper Valley 
Upper Valley Guard Station (Locale) Garfield County, UT 4.7 mi. N 7753  Upper Valley 
Horse Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 4.4 mi. SE 7897  Canaan Peak 
Canaan Bottom (Flat) Garfield County, UT 4.3 mi. E 7789  Canaan Peak 
Powell Point (Cape) Garfield County, UT 4.8 mi. NW 10191  Pine Lake 


Taxon Links for species Zuckia brandegeei  (Gray) Welsh & Stutz ex Welsh

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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