Eastern Mojave Vegetation Species Distribution List for Frasera paniculata Torr.  

Tom Schweich  

Home Page   This list is assembled from personal collections, herbarium vouchers, and published lists.
  Arizona
  Apache County
G.N.I.S.   Mexican Water:
- Arizona, Apache County, 4 miles east of Mexican Water (Col: 36.9437N, 109.5383W) Forrest Shreve 8982. 6/21/1939 [Editorial Comments: 2009, Geographic coordinates estimated from written location description. ]) (UC651871).
  Coconino County
G.N.I.S.   House Rock:
- House Rock, Arizona (36.7314N, 112.0468W, near-by location.) "Cotype of Frasera utahensis Jones" from Brandegee Herbarium Marcus E. Jones 6/18/1890 (UC105613).
- House Rock (36.7314N, 112.0468W, near-by location.) Marcus E. Jones 6/17/1930 (DS232022, RSA392161).
- from the type locality, sandy flats, 5 miles east of House Rock, Coconino County, Arizona (Col: 36.7095N, 111.9666W) Philip A. Munz 17037. 7/24/1941 [Editorial Comments: 2009, Geographic coordinates estimated from written location description. ]) (DS346726, POM248331).
G.N.I.S.   House Rock Valley:
- Houserock Valley, Coconino C. (36.6428N, 111.8754W, near-by location.) Alice Eastwood and John Thomas Howell 6458. 9/9/1938 (CAS261667).
- In deep red sand under Vermilion Cliffs, 10 mi. W. Marble Canyon Bridge (Col: 36.7284N, 111.7611W) Bassett Maguire 12245. 6/27/1935 [Editorial Comments: 2009, Geographic coordinates estimated from written location description. ]) (CAS309618).
- Hwy 89A, just east of Houserock Valley between Navajo Bridge and Jacob Lake. (Col: 36.6965N, 111.8059W) Chester F. Deaver 6206. 6/27/1963 [Editorial Comments: 2009, Geographic coordinates estimated from written location description. ]) (CAS414597, CAS485257).
- in sand, elevation, about 4500 ft., Little Colorado Desert, 10 miles west of Navajo Bridge, Coconino County. (Col: 36.6898N, 111.8828W) C. L. Hitchcock, Roland V. Rethke, and R. van Raadshooven 4519. 8/7/1938 [Editorial Comments: 2009, Geographic coordinates estimated from written location description. , 2011, Unable to locate this collection. It might be at UC in the North America folders. ]) (UC?).
- Arizona, Coconino County, sand dunes, House Rock Valley, 18 miles west of Navajo Bridge, Coconino County (36.6428N, 111.8754W, near-by location.) H. D. Ripley and R. C. Barneby 4925. (CAS400978).
- Common on red dunes, 22.3 miles west of Navajo Bridge, with Poliomontha, Coconino County. (Col: 36.7084N, 111.9625W) Peter H. Raven 13134. 6/9/1958 [Editorial Comments: 2009, Geographic coordinates estimated from written location description. ]) (CAS516856).
- BLM, Along road to Kram Ranch; (Col: 36.6943N, 111.9014W) Deep sandy soil, 0-10% SW slope. Coleogyne, Yucca, Atriplex, Gutierrezia, Hilaria, Orizopsis, Aster. Verbatim Coordinates: T38N R05E S18 R. K. Gierisch 5018. 6/25/1987 [Editorial Comments: 21 Feb 2012, Spellng of ranch name changed to "Cram Ranch" from "Kram Ranch" in 1983 by Board of Geographic Names. ]) (ASC53098, UCR50354).
- Plants about 4 feet tall, open branched. Arizona, Coconino County, US Highway 89 along Vermilion Cliffs about 19 miles east of Jacobs Lake. (Col: 36.6969N, 111.9116W) Roxana S. Ferris 10218. 7/27/1940 [Editorial Comments: 2009, Geographic coordinates estimated from written location description. ]) (DS282753, UC878393).
G.N.I.S.   Inscription House Ruin:
- Near Inscription House, Coconino County, Arizona (36.6703N, 110.8201W, near-by location.) John Thomas Howell 24603. 6/23/1948 (CAS342558).
G.N.I.S.   Middle Mesa:
- Arizona, Coconino County, Middle Mesa, 17 miles northeast of Tuba City (36.2478N, 111.0129W, near-by location.) Roots strikingly yellow. Sandy hills along rock outcrops, Yucca, Ephedra, Juniper association. F. W. Gould & W. S. Philips 4741. 7/16/1948 (UC773499).
  Navajo County
G.N.I.S.   Navajo Indian Reservation:
- Arizona, Navajo Reservation. (35.6247N, 111.2510W, near-by location.) in sand on high mesa only. C. J. Vorhies 43. 6/1/1916 (UC202308).
  Unknown County
  Jacob's Pools:
- Jacob's Pool's Arizona (No coordinates) Marcus E. Jones 6/18/1890 (POM76529, POM76531).
  Unknown:
- Navajo country from Jeddito to Ganado and White Cone. (No coordinates) High Desert, 4500 to 6000 ft. Howard Scott Gentry 4590. 7/1/1939 (RSA392162).
  Colorado
  Mesa County
  Dolores River Valley:
- United States, Colorado, Mesa County, Above Co rd. 4.1 on steep NE facing slope, 0.2 mi from Dolores R. crossing CO/UT border, 144 SE of true N (Col: 38.7471N, 109.0556W) Substrate: Cutler Formation below Wingate sandstone cliffs. Loraine Yeatts, with Dick Yeatts 6187. 6/4/2014 [Editorial Comments: 2014, Associated Species: Pinus edulis, Sabina osteosperma, Fraxinus anomala Oreocarya flava, Tetraneuris ivesiana, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Lepidium montanum, Mirabilis glandulosa, Asclepias cryptoceras, Hymenopappus filifolius, Aliciella triodon, Chamaesyce fendleri , 2014, Habitat: In sparsely vegetated gritty soil at angle of repose below maroon rock band; open Pinus edulis - Sabina osteosperma - Fraxinus anomala community; closest associates include Oreocarya flava, Tetraneuris ivesiana, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Lepidium montanum, Mirabilis glandulosa, Asclepias cryptoceras, Hymenopappus filifolius, Aliciella triodon, Chamaesyce fendleri; plants to 3 ft. tall with wandlike single stems from clustered distichous, undulate white margined basal leaves; flowers greenish yellow; 16 plants locally, rare. ]) (KHD).
G.N.I.S.   Rabbit Valley:
- along Rabbit Valley Rd, ca 4 mi S of Hwy 6 & 50 (Col: 39.1717N, 109.0207W) Perennial on sandy soil amongst Juniperus. Dieter H. Wilken , C. Donahue, S. Tabar 12683. 7/6/1976 (CS178594, UTC152659).
  Unknown
  Unknown County
  Unknown:
- AZ: Navajo Co.: Navajo Reservation. Monument Valley. (E or NE of) "the Valley Drive." E of Rain God Mesa. Scattered Pl, ca 3' tall. (No coordinates) Great Basin Desert Scrub. A few Junipers & Fraxinus anomala. Sandy soil T. Reeves 8389. 6/7/1986 (RSA524133, RSA524134).
  Utah
  Emery County
G.N.I.S.   San Rafael Desert:
- Utah, Emery, 15 miles southwest of Green River on Hwy 24. Sand dust area. (38.6816N, 110.4401W, near-by location.) Dunn 14386. 7/4/1963 (UC1254044).
  Garfield County
G.N.I.S.   Lone Cedar Flat:
- Frequent, sandy soil, 20 miles from Hite along the Hanksville-Hite Road. (38.1042N, 110.6204W, near-by location.) Arthur H. Holmgren, W. S. Boyle, and Drake Will 7789. 6/18/1948 [Editorial Comments: 2009, Location name and geographic coordinates estimated from location description. ]) (POM302349, UC943236, CAS380478).
- Flowers yellow; petals inside lemon-yellow distally, dark specked; center bright yellow, with 2 nectaries below. 20 miles northwest of Hite, road from Hanksville, abundant in blowing sandhills. (38.1042N, 110.6204W, near-by location.) Rogers McVaugh 14686. 6/21/1953 [Editorial Comments: 2009, Location name and geographic coordinates estimated from location description. ]) (CAS387363, UC985638).
  Grand County
G.N.I.S.   Courthouse Wash:
- Utah, Courthouse Wash. Lower Temperate life zone. (38.6250N, 109.5748W, near-by location.) Marcus E. Jones 6/16/1913 [Editorial Comments: 2009, Geographic coordinates estimated from location name. ]) (UC380585, POM76613, DS176918, DS153567, CAS139195, CAS164154).
  Kane County
G.N.I.S.   Big Dry Valley:
- United States of America, Utah, Kane Co., 10 miles s.-e. of Cannonville. (37.4822N, 111.9370W, Assumed to be on Cottonwood Canyon Road on the way to Grosvenor Arch, southern edge of Big Dry Valley.) Barneby, R. C. 14427. 6/12/1966 (NY188630).
  Unknown:
- United States of America, Utah, Kane Co., 4.3 km (2.7 mi) road distance south of State Route 12 (Cannonville), on the Cottonwood Canyon Road, then 2.2 km (1.4 mi) west on the Sheep Creek Road (Col: 37.5344N, 112.0647W) Habitat: On sandy slopes Verbatim Coordinates: 37 32 4.00 N 112 3 53.00 W Noel H. Holmgren, and Patricia K. Holmgren 16022. 6/8/2009 (NY1208001, NY1207905).
  San Juan County
G.N.I.S.   Elephant Hill:
- On jeep road between Elephant Hill and Devil's Kitchen, el. Ca. 5000 ft., Canyonlands National Park, San Juan County, Utah. (38.1344N, 109.8312W, near-by location.) John Thomas Howell and Gordon H. True 44807. 9/5/1968 [Editorial Comments: 2009, Location of Devils Kitchen is unknown. Location of Elephant Hill used for geographic coordinates. ]) (CAS522400).
G.N.I.S.   Mexican Hat:
- Utah, south of Mexican Hat, (San Juan River, near Utah-Arizona Boundary) (37.1519N, 109.8671W, near-by location.) G. J. Goodman, and C. L. Hitchcock 1351. 6/27/1930 (UC426341, DS192100).
G.N.I.S.   Monument Creek:
- Utah, San Juan County, Monument Creek, near Bluff Road. (37.5333N, 109.2318W, near-by location.) Frequent on gravel. Hugh C. Cutler 2301. 6/19/1938 [Editorial Comments: 2009, I wonder if this collection might really have been made on Montezuma Creek, near Highway 163, or possibly Hovenweep Road. There is just no road to Bluff near Monument Creek or Monument Canyon. Montezuma Creek empties into the San Juan River, near a major road (Hwy 163) that goes directly to Bluff. ]) (UC878407, CAS271238).
G.N.I.S.   Rainbow Lodge Site Trailhead to Rainbow Bridge:
- Rainbow Bridge Trail, San Juan Co., Utah (Col: 37.0119N, 110.9202W) John Thomas Howell 24658. 6/25/1948 [Editorial Comments: 2009, Geographic coordinates estimated from written location description. ]) (CAS342918, CAS342904).
G.N.I.S.   Valley of the Gods:
- Utah, San Juan County, sand desert slopes, 18 miles southwest of Bluff. (37.2436N, 109.8407W, near-by location.) Bassett Maguire, A. G. Richards, Ruth Maguire, and Ruth Hammond 5793. 6/29/1933 [Editorial Comments: 2009, Location name estimated from written location description. ]) (UC??????).

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Date and time this article was prepared: 7/31/2017 9:50:03 AM