Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 10254 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
BoraginaceaeBoraginaceaeBoraginaceae  
Species Cryptantha micrantha (Torr.) I.M. Johnst.
Common name   purple-rooted forget-me-not
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   4214  
Coll. Date 18 April 2005 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Washington
Locality along a dirt road in a wash ca. 1 mile NE of its mouth on the eastern side of Beaver Dam Wash, ca. 5.8 air miles SW of Castle Cliff;
     Elev.: 2542 ft. (775 m.)
Habitat Notes warm desert shrub community; fine gravel of wash area, at base of a conglomerate outcrop. 
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° 2'  6" N, 113° 59'  16" 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.

Taxonomy


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

     Cryptantha micrantha (Torr.) I.M. Johnston

Common Name(s): purpleroot pick-me-not, redroot catseye, redroot cryptantha.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31836, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Lamiales
                                Family: Boraginaceae
                                    Genus: Cryptantha
                                        Species: Cryptantha micrantha
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10254s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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05079
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05108
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08272
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08405
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08459
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10237
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10408
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10533
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11082
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11353
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11385
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11385
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11496
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11496
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11562
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11562

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12544 Adenophyllum cooperi      "Cooper's dogweed" 221 ft. NE
10319 Ambrosia eriocentra      "woolly bur-sage" same section
14513 Ambrosia salsola      "burrobush" 221 ft. NE
10314 Amphipappus fremontii  var. spinosus   "Fremont's chaffbush" same section
10316 Amsinckia tessellata      "bristly fiddleneck" same section
14498 Baccharis salicifolia      "sticky seep-willow" 956 ft. SE
14511 Bebbia juncea  var. aspera   "sweetbush" 221 ft. NE
14520 Brickellia atractyloides      "spearleaf brickellbush" same section
10303 Camissonia refracta      "narrow-leaf desert primrose" same section
10315 Chaenactis fremontii      "Fremont's pincushion" same section
10309 Chorizanthe rigida      "rigid spineflower" same section
10304 Cryptantha pterocarya  var. cycloptera   "winged-nut forget-me-not" same section
14514 Ephedra nevadensis      "Nevada ephedra" 221 ft. NE
10305 Eriastrum sparsiflorum      "Great Basin woollystar" same section
10318 Eriogonum fasciculatum      "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" same section
14517 Eriogonum fasciculatum  var. polifolium   "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" 1637 ft. E
14525 Eriogonum fasciculatum  var. polifolium   "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" same section
10317 Eschscholzia minutiflora      "pygmy poppy" same section
14526 Krameria erecta      "little-leaf ratany" same section
14521 Krameria grayi      "white ratany" same section
14497 Krameria grayi      "white ratany" 956 ft. SE
10302 Linanthus bigelovii      "Bigelow's linanthus" same section
10255 Linanthus demissus      "desertsnow" same section
10311 Lupinus concinnus  ssp. orcuttii   "Orcutt's lupine" same section
14518 Lycium cooperi      "peach thorn" same section
10310 Malacothrix glabrata      "smooth desert-dandelion" same section
10253 Monoptilon bellidiforme      "daisy desertstar" same section
10306 Nama demissum      "purplemat" same section
10252 Nemacladus glanduliferus      "glandular threadplant" same section
10308 Phacelia ambigua      "notch-leaf scorpionweed" same section
10312 Plantago insularis      "desert plantain" same section
14516 Psilostrophe cooperi      "whitestem paperflower" 1637 ft. E
14515 Senecio flaccidus  var. monoensis   "Mono ragwort" 1637 ft. E
10307 Stylocline micropoides      "woollyhead nest-straw" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Beaver Dam Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. S   Docs Pass 
Mormon Well (Well) Mohave County, AZ 3.9 mi. S 2136  Littlefield 
Welcome Creek (Stream) Mohave County, AZ 4.1 mi. S   West Mountain Peak 
Burgess Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.1 mi. N   Castle Cliff 
Snow Spring Wash (Stream) Lincoln County, NV 4.6 mi. N   Scarecrow Peak 
Snow Spring Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.6 mi. N 2562  Terry Benches 
Initial Monument (Locale) Lincoln County, NV 4.2 mi. SW 2546  Terry Benches 
Reber Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 5.3 mi. N   Castle Cliff 
Welcome Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 6.1 mi. NE 4544  Castle Cliff 

Links

Taxon Links for species Cryptantha micrantha  (Torr.) I.M. Johnst.

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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Cryptantha+micrantha

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