Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 10363 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
OnagraceaeOnagraceaeOnagraceae  
Species Oenothera albicaulis Pursh
Common name   prairie evening primrose
Collector(s)
D.M. Barnes   4305  
Coll. Date 26 April 2005 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Garfield County
Locality Capitol Reef National Park, Notom Road, Oyster Shell Reef, sandstone outcrop N of Burr Canyon, W of road.
     Elev.: 5222 ft. (1592 m.)
Habitat Notes warm desert shrub community; sandstone rock wedges, sandy soil. 6855 CARE-00246 
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° 52'  46.7" N, 111° 1'  35.8" 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):

     Oenothera albicaulis Pursh

     Anogra albicaulis (Pursh) Britt.
     Oenothera ctenophylla (Woot. & Standl.) Tidestrom

Common Name(s): halfshrub sundrop, whitest eveningprimrose, whitest evening-primrose, white-stem evening-primrose.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=27373, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Myrtales
                                Family: Onagraceae
                                    Genus: Oenothera
                                        Species: Oenothera albicaulis
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10363s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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04869
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05563
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06101
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06111
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08506
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08671
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10376
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10446
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10497
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10867
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12711
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12711
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12711

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09431 Cryptantha gracilis      "narrow-stemmed forget-me-not" 2 mi. S
09429 Cryptantha tenuis      "slender cat's eye" 2 mi. S
09411 Erigeron utahensis  var. utahensis   "Utah fleabane" 2 mi. S
10362 Eriogonum bicolor      "pretty wild buckwheat" 95 ft. SW
09430 Oenothera pallida  var. pallida   "pale evening primrose" 2 mi. S
09432 Phacelia ivesiana      "Ives' scorpionweed" 2 mi. S
09940 Townsendia florifer      "showy Townsend-daisy" 2 mi. S
09412 Xylorhiza tortifolia  var. imberbis   "beardless Mojave woody aster" 2 mi. S

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bitter Spring Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 0.8 mi. N   Bitter Creek Divide 
Swap Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.5 mi. SE   Cave Flat 
Peak-a-boo Rock (Summit) Garfield County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 6224  Wagon Box Mesa 
Burr Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.8 mi. S   Wagon Box Mesa 
Oyster Shell Reef (Bar) Garfield County, UT 1.8 mi. N 5286  Bitter Creek Divide 
Strike Valley Overlook (Locale) Garfield County, UT 1.8 mi. W 5988  Bitter Creek Divide 
Creek Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. SE   Bitter Creek Divide 
Swap Mesa (Summit) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. E 5561  Cave Flat 
The Post (Locale) Garfield County, UT 4 mi. SE 4981  The Post 
Wagon Box Mesa (Summit) Garfield County, UT 4.8 mi. SW 7225  Wagon Box Mesa 
Willow Tanks (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 5.2 mi. SE 4876  The Post 
Cottonwood Tanks (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 5.6 mi. SE 4859  The Post 

Links

Taxon Links for species Oenothera albicaulis  Pursh

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=Oenothera+albicaulis

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