Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10129 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Synthyris pinnatifida S. Watson
Common name   featherleaf kittentails
K.T. Harper   s.n.  
Coll. Date 12 July 1973 
United States
Locality Deseret Peak.
     Elev.: 9500 ft. (2896 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 40° 27'  35" N, 112° 36'  50" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Synthyris pinnatifida S. Wats.

Common Name(s): featherleaf kittentails.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=34061, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Scrophulariales
                                Family: Scrophulariaceae
                                    Genus: Synthyris
                                        Species: Synthyris pinnatifida


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10129s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 06156s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13815s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13882s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08812 Actaea rubra      "red baneberry" 1.7 mi. N
08818 Agoseris glauca  var. agrestis   "field agoseris" 1.7 mi. N
08832 Arnica cordifolia      "heart-leaf arnica" 1.7 mi. N
08827 Boechera perennans     same section
08815 Claytonia lanceolata      "spear-leaf springbeauty" 1.7 mi. N
08816 Collomia linearis      "tiny trumpet" 1.7 mi. N
08820 Eremogone kingii      "King's sandwort" 1.7 mi. N
08810 Galium bifolium      "twinleaf bedstraw" 1.7 mi. N
08831 Hydrophyllum occidentale  var. watsonii  1.7 mi. N
08813 Leucopoa kingii      "spike fescue" 1.7 mi. N
08817 Lithophragma glabrum      "bulbous woodland-star" same section
08819 Mitella stauropetala  var. stenopetala   "drywoods miterwort" 1.7 mi. N
08828 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" same section
08829 Poa fendleriana  subsp. longiligula   "muttongrass" 1.7 mi. N
08811 Sedum lanceolatum      "spearleaf stonecrop" 1.7 mi. N
08821 Stellaria jamesiana     1.7 mi. N
08814 Valeriana occidentalis      "western valerian" 1.7 mi. N
08830 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" 1.7 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Deseret Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 0.7 mi. W 10899  Deseret Peak West 
Mill Fork (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1.4 mi. N   Deseret Peak East 
Dry Lake Fork (Stream) Tooele County, UT 1.4 mi. N   Deseret Peak East 
Pockets Fork (Stream) Tooele County, UT 1.5 mi. N   Deseret Peak West 
Loop Campground (Locale) Tooele County, UT 1.7 mi. N 7353  Deseret Peak East 
Box Elder Pass (Gap) Tooele County, UT 1.5 mi. SE 8439  Deseret Peak East 
Silver Drum Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 2.1 mi. N 7185  Deseret Peak East 
South Willow Lake (Lake) Tooele County, UT 2.2 mi. N 9151  Deseret Peak West 
Upper Narrows Campground (Locale) Tooele County, UT 2.4 mi. N 6874  Deseret Peak East 
Upper Narrows (Gap) Tooele County, UT 2.5 mi. N 7176  Deseret Peak East 
Bald Mountain (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2.1 mi. SE 9151  Deseret Peak East 
Lower Narrows Campground (Locale) Tooele County, UT 2.5 mi. NE 6841  Deseret Peak East 
North Willow Lake (Lake) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. N 8796  Deseret Peak East 
Lower Narrows (Gap) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. NE 6933  Deseret Peak East 
Boy Scout Campground (Locale) Tooele County, UT 3 mi. NE 6477  Deseret Peak East 
Medina Flat Trailhead (Locale) Tooele County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 6644  Deseret Peak East 
Third Term Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 3.4 mi. N 8432  North Willow Canyon 
Metal Queen Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 3.6 mi. N 8143  North Willow Canyon 
Deseret Peak Wilderness (Reserve) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. W 7812  Deseret Peak West 
Upper Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 3.4 mi. NW 8153  Deseret Peak West 


Taxon Links for species Synthyris pinnatifida  S. Watson

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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