Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05699 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Chrysothamnus paniculatus (A. Gray) H.M. Hall
Common name   Mojave rabbitbrush
K.T. Harper   2001-409  
   with J.K. Harper
Coll. Date 17 October 2001 
United States
Washington County
Locality about 0.75 mile west of Red Cliffs Campground, along Red Reef Nature Trail.
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° 13'  41" N, 113° 24'  38" W
Township Range T41S, R14W, Sec. 15  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)
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):

     Ericameria paniculata (Gray) Rydb.

     Chrysothamnus paniculatus (Gray) Hall

Common Name(s): desert rabbitbrush, Mojave rabbitbrush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=507595, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Ericameria
                                        Species: Ericameria paniculata


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05699s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 07293s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08912 Amsinckia intermedia     1831 ft. SW
04192 Amsinckia tessellata      "bristly fiddleneck" 1.7 mi. SW
08390 Anemopsis californica      "yerba mansa" 2712 ft. SW
03019 Astragalus ampullarioides     1.1 mi. NW
12542 Astragalus lentiginosus      "freckled milkvetch" 1.2 mi. W
08907 Astragalus nuttallianus  var. imperfectus   "Mojave small-flowered milkvetch" 1831 ft. SW
14243 Atriplex canescens  var. canescens   "four-winged saltbush" 1.3 mi. S
14242 Atriplex canescens  var. canescens   "four-winged saltbush" 1.3 mi. S
05271 Baccharis sergiloides      "desert seep-willow" 1704 ft. SW
05272 Brickellia longifolia      "long-leaf brickellbush" same section
08906 Brickellia longifolia      "long-leaf brickellbush" 1831 ft. SW
08918 Bromus diandrus      "great brome" 1831 ft. SW
15266 Chilopsis linearis      "desert willow" 1.8 mi. SW
08913 Croton californicus      "California croton" 1831 ft. SW
12535 Croton californicus      "California croton" same section
14244 Croton californicus      "California croton" 1.3 mi. S
08914 Encelia frutescens  var. virginensis   "Virgin River brittlebush" 1831 ft. SW
15422 Ephedra nevadensis      "Nevada ephedra" 1.8 mi. SW
08908 Fraxinus anomala      "single-leaf ash" 1831 ft. SW
08911 Fraxinus velutina      "velvet ash" 1831 ft. SW
08910 Gaura coccinea      "scarlet beeblossom" 1831 ft. SW
15421 Krameria erecta      "little-leaf ratany" 1.8 mi. SW
14241 Krameria erecta      "little-leaf ratany" 1.3 mi. S
15265 Larrea tridentata      "creosote bush" 1.8 mi. SW
15419 Larrea tridentata      "creosote bush" 1.8 mi. SW
04197 Lotus humistratus      "foothill deervetch" 1.7 mi. SW
04198 Mentzelia albicaulis      "whitestem blazingstar" 1.7 mi. SW
04199 Mirabilis multiflora      "Colorado four o'clock" 1.7 mi. SW
05273 Morus alba      "white mulberry" 1.7 mi. SW
04195 Nama demissum      "purplemat" 1.7 mi. SW
05728 Opuntia echinocarpa     1.6 mi. SW
05718 Opuntia phaeacantha  var. discata  1.6 mi. SW
08921 Opuntia phaeacantha  var. major  1831 ft. SW
04196 Phacelia cephalotes      "virgin scorpionweed" 1.7 mi. SW
03009 Phacelia cephalotes      "virgin scorpionweed" 1.3 mi. W
08905 Phacelia cryptantha      "hidden-flower scorpionweed" 1831 ft. SW
04200 Phacelia fremontii      "Fremont's scorpionweed" 1.7 mi. SW
05686 Pluchea sericea      "arrow weed" 1704 ft. SW
08755 Pluchea sericea      "arrow weed" 1831 ft. SW
15264 Prosopis glandulosa      "honey mesquite" 1.8 mi. SW
15420 Prosopis glandulosa      "honey mesquite" 1.8 mi. SW
05698 Prosopis odorata     1704 ft. SW
08915 Rafinesquia californica      "California chicory" 1831 ft. SW
14527 Thymophylla acerosa      "prickly-leaf dogweed" 1.2 mi. W
08917 Triticum aestivum      "cultivated wheat" 1831 ft. SW
08919 Yucca utahensis      "Utah narrow-leaf yucca" 1831 ft. SW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Water Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 1858 ft. SE   Signal Peak 
Red Cliffs Campground (Locale) Washington County, UT 1919 ft. SE 3265  Harrisburg Junction 
Red Reef (Ridge) Washington County, UT 2372 ft. E 3232  Harrisburg Junction 
Dicks Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 0.7 mi. NE   Harrisburg Junction 
Leeds Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 1 mi. SE   Signal Peak 
Harrisburg Flat (Flat) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. S 3084  Harrisburg Junction 
Harrisburg (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. SE 3009  Harrisburg Junction 
Cobb Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. E 3645  Harrisburg Junction 
Leeds Reef (Ridge) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. E 3356  Harrisburg Junction 
Big Hollow (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. W   Signal Peak 
White Reef (Ridge) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. E 3566  Harrisburg Junction 
Danish Ranch (Locale) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. N 4226  Signal Peak 
Yankee Doodle Hollow Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 2 mi. W   Signal Peak 
Yankee Doodle Hollow (Valley) Washington County, UT 2 mi. W   Signal Peak 
Cottonwood Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. S 3166  Harrisburg Junction 
Milltown (historical) (Locale) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. NE 3671  Signal Peak 
Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. S   Harrisburg Junction 
Leeds Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. E 3416  Hurricane 
Big Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. NE 3642  Hurricane 
Little Purgatory (Area) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 3340  Hurricane 


Taxon Links for species Chrysothamnus paniculatus  (A. Gray) H.M. Hall

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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