Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10195 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Calochortus flexuosus S. Watson
Common name   winding mariposa lily
Donna M. Barnes   4239  
Coll. Date 19 April 2005 
United States
Washington County
Locality at Nevada border, W of Beaver Dam Wash and Lytle Ranch, [slopes W of Guy Wash, along Bull Valley Road];
     Elev.: 3319 ft. (1012 m.)
Habitat Notes warm desert shrub community with Joshua trees; rocky-silty soil. 
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° 9'  45" N, 114° 3'  2" 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.


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

     Calochortus flexuosus S. Wats.

Common Name(s): straggling mariposa lily, weakstem mariposa lily, winding mariposa lily.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=42848, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Liliidae
                            Order: Liliales
                                Family: Liliaceae
                                    Genus: Calochortus
                                        Species: Calochortus flexuosus


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08746 Acacia greggii      "catclaw acacia" 2 mi. S
14494 Acamptopappus sphaerocephalus      "goldenhead" 2.1 mi. SW
08743 Amaranthus albus      "pale pigweed" 2 mi. S
08738 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" 2 mi. S
10321 Baileya multiradiata      "desert marigold" 1.9 mi. SW
08733 Berula erecta      "cut-leaf water parsnip" 2 mi. S
08736 Centaurium calycosum      "Western centaury" 2 mi. S
08734 Chenopodium botrys      "Jerusalem oak goosefoot" 2 mi. S
08744 Chilopsis linearis      "desert willow" 2 mi. S
10320 Cryptantha utahensis      "Utah forget-me-not" 1.9 mi. SW
10196 Dichelostemma pulchellum      "bluedicks" same section
08735 Juncus torreyi      "Torrey's rush" 2 mi. S
14490 Lycium andersonii      "Anderson's desert-thorn" 2.1 mi. SW
08741 Mimulus bigelovii  var. cuspidatus  2 mi. S
08737 Petunia parviflora     2 mi. S
10322 Phacelia ambigua      "notch-leaf scorpionweed" 1.9 mi. SW
08745 Phoradendron californicum      "mesquite mistletoe" 2 mi. S
08740 Polypogon viridis      "water beard grass" 2 mi. S
08739 Psathyrotes annua      "annual turtleback" 2 mi. S
08742 Solanum sarrachoides     2 mi. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Guy Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. SE   Scarecrow Peak 
Catclaw Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. SE   Scarecrow Peak 
Little Bull Valley Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. SE   Scarecrow Peak 
Bull Valley Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. SE 2736  Scarecrow Peak 
Bull Valley Wash (Stream) Lincoln County, NV 2.2 mi. SE   Jacks Mountain 
Indian Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. SE   West Mountain Peak 
Horse Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. NE   West Mountain Peak 
Lower Lime Mountain Well (Well) Lincoln County, NV 3.4 mi. N 3288  Scarecrow Peak 
Reber Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.1 mi. S   Castle Cliff 
Scarecrow Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 4.4 mi. N 4400  Scarecrow Peak 
Snow Spring Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.9 mi. S 2562  Terry Benches 
Snow Spring Wash (Stream) Lincoln County, NV 5 mi. S   Scarecrow Peak 
Jackson Well (Well) Washington County, UT 5 mi. NE 3133  West Mountain Peak 
Burgess Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 5.4 mi. S   Castle Cliff 
Snow Trough (Reservoir) Lincoln County, NV 4.5 mi. W 3632  Lime Mountain 
Snow Spring (Spring) Lincoln County, NV 4.5 mi. W 3655  Lime Mountain 
Jackson Wash (Valley) Juab County, UT 5.5 mi. NE   Gunlock 


Taxon Links for species Calochortus flexuosus  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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