Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 10624 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
OnagraceaeOnagraceaeOnagraceae  
Species Oenothera deltoides Torr. & Frem.
Infraspecific    var. decumbens (S. Watson) Munz
Collector(s)
R. Van Buren   904  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 20 July 2005 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Washington County
Locality Sand Hollow Reservoir vicinity, sand dunes on the N edge of Sand Mountain, ca. 5 air miles SE of Harrisburg Junction;
     Elev.: 3090 ft. (942 m.)
Habitat Notes in sand dune area; 
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° 5'  56.76" N, 113° 22'  33.66" 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.
Voucher Voucher for "Woody Plants of Utah" by R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper, J. Cooper 
Specimen Notes Journal Code: L10S1. 

Taxonomy


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

     Oenothera deltoides ssp. ambigua (S. Wats.) W. Klein

     Oenothera deltoides var. decumbens (S. Wats.) Munz

Common Name(s): birdcage evening primrose, birdcage eveningprimrose, birdcage evening-primrose.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=524351, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Myrtales
                                Family: Onagraceae
                                    Genus: Oenothera
                                        Species: Oenothera deltoides
                                            Subspecies: Oenothera deltoides ssp. ambigua
                                                

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10624s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 11559d1.jpg 
11559
specimen image: 11559s1.jpg 
11559

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14249 Artemisia       "sagebrush" same section
10623 Baileya pleniradiata      "woolly desert-marigold" same section
14250 Croton californicus      "California croton" same section
10625 Psoralidium lanceolatum      "lemon scurfpea" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Sand Hollow Draw (Basin) Washington County, UT 2 mi. NE 3206  The Divide 
Sand Mountain (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. S 3990  Washington Dome 
Willow Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3 mi. NW 2894  Harrisburg Junction 
Sand Mountain Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. NW 2891  Harrisburg Junction 
Bench Lake (Lake) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 3294  Hurricane 
Grass Valley (Valley) Washington County, UT 3 mi. E   The Divide 
Berry Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.6 mi. N 2809  Harrisburg Junction 
Purgatory Flat (Flat) Washington County, UT 4.5 mi. N 2884  Harrisburg Junction 
Warner Valley Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. W 2917  Washington Dome 
Harrisburg Dome (Summit) Washington County, UT 4.4 mi. NW 2920  Harrisburg Junction 
Sullivan Knoll (Summit) Washington County, UT 5 mi. NE 4016  Hurricane 
Quail Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 5.3 mi. N   Signal Peak 
Harrisburg Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 5.4 mi. N   Harrisburg Junction 
Harrisburg Gap (Gap) Washington County, UT 5.4 mi. N 2792  Harrisburg Junction 
Harrisburg Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 5.4 mi. N   Harrisburg Junction 
Hurricane Airport (Airport) Washington County, UT 4.7 mi. NE 3343  Hurricane 
Mollies Nipple (Summit) Washington County, UT 4.7 mi. NE 4541  Hurricane 
Harrisburg Bench (Bench) Washington County, UT 5.7 mi. N 3501  Harrisburg Junction 
Harrisburg Junction (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 5.3 mi. NW 3127  Harrisburg Junction 
Hurricane Fields (Area) Washington County, UT 5.2 mi. NE 3304  Hurricane 

Links

Taxon Links for species Oenothera deltoides  Torr. & Frem.

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+deltoides

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