Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10409 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Ipomopsis gunnisonii (Torr. & Gray) V.E. Grant
Common name   Gunnison's gilia
D.M. Barnes   4358  
Coll. Date 27 April 2005 
United States
San Juan County
Locality Notom Road, ca 1 mile N of junction with road 276, slope SE of creek-bed.
     Elev.: 3737 ft. (1139 m.)
Habitat Notes W facing slope, sandy soils. 
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° 32'  52" N, 110° 46'  50" 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):

     Ipomopsis gunnisonii (Torr. & Gray) V. Grant

     Gilia gunnisonii Torr. & Gray

Common Name(s): sanddune ipomopsis, sanddune skyrocket, sand-dune skyrocket.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31210, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Solanales
                                Family: Polemoniaceae
                                    Genus: Ipomopsis
                                        Species: Ipomopsis gunnisonii


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10409s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03789s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05455s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05586s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08531s1.jpg 
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specimen image: 09472s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09916s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09997s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10456s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10489s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10405 Chaenactis stevioides      "desert pincushion" same section
10410 Cryptantha circumscissa      "cushion forget-me-not" same section
10408 Cryptantha micrantha      "purple-rooted forget-me-not" same section
10403 Cymopterus acaulis  var. fendleri   "Fendler's spring parsley" same section
10406 Erigeron bellidiastrum      "western fleabane daisy" same section
10401 Eriogonum wetherillii      "Wetherill's wild buckwheat" same section
10407 Euphorbia nephradenia      "Paria spurge" same section
10404 Lupinus pusillus  var. pusillus   "rusty lupine" same section
10402 Schismus arabicus      "Arabian grass" same section
13231 Yucca harrimaniae  var. harrimaniae   "Spanish bayonet" same section
10411 Yucca harrimaniae  var. harrimaniae   "Spanish bayonet" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Long Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.1 mi. N   Deer Point 
Bullfrog Bay (Bay) Kane County, UT 2.4 mi. SE 3704  Bullfrog 
Bullfrog Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.3 mi. N   Mount Pennell 
Grand Gulch (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.3 mi. S   The Post 
Baker Ranch (Locale) Kane County, UT 3 mi. SW 3704  Hall Mesa 
Painted Hill RV Park (Park) Kane County, UT 3.4 mi. E 3849  Bullfrog 
Bullfrog Basin Marina (Locale) Kane County, UT 3.6 mi. SE 3708  Bullfrog 
Red Tanks (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 3.5 mi. E 3842  Bullfrog 
Bullfrog Basin Campground (Locale) Kane County, UT 3.7 mi. SE 3763  Bullfrog 
Halls Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. W   Bitter Creek Divide 
Bullfrog Basin Airport (Airport) Kane County, UT 3.7 mi. E 4154  Bullfrog 
National Park Service Headquarters (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.8 mi. SE 3839  Bullfrog 
Bullfrog (Locale) San Juan County, UT 4 mi. SE 3921  Bullfrog 
Halls Creek Bay (Bay) Kane County, UT 4.9 mi. N 3898  Hall Mesa 
Hoskinnini Mesa (Summit) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. E 4206  Bullfrog 
United States Forest Service Clinic Heliport (Airport) Garfield County, UT 4.5 mi. SE 3813  Bullfrog 
U.S. Forest Service Clinic (Hospital) Garfield County, UT 4.5 mi. SE 3813  Bullfrog 
Big Bar (Bar) San Juan County, UT 6.1 mi. SE 3704  Halls Crossing 
Cane Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 6 mi. NE 3822  Bullfrog 
The Hoskaninni Dredge (historical) (Locale) Kane County, UT 6.2 mi. SE 3704  Halls Crossing 


Taxon Links for species Ipomopsis gunnisonii  (Torr. & Gray) V.E. Grant

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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