Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10719 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Clarkia rhomboidea Douglas ex Hook.
Common name   diamond clarkia
D.M. Barnes   4637  
Coll. Date 08 July 2005 
United States
Salt Lake County
Locality Oquirrh Mountains, Yellow Fork Canyon.
     Elev.: 6218 ft. (1896 m.)
Habitat Notes riparian, scrub oak community. 
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 40° 28'  14" N, 112° 6'  26" 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):

     Clarkia rhomboidea Dougl. ex Hook.

Common Name(s): broadleaf clarkia, diamond clarkia, diamond fairyfan.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=27621, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10719f1.jpg specimen image: 10719s1.jpg specimen image: 10719b1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Yellow Fork Canyon County Park (Park) Salt Lake County, UT 562 ft. SW 6188  Tickville Spring 
Rose Canyon Spring (Spring) Salt Lake County, UT 1.5 mi. S 6103  Tickville Spring 
Breccia Knob (Summit) Salt Lake County, UT 1.2 mi. SW 7172  Lowe Peak 
Water Fork (Valley) Salt Lake County, UT 1.2 mi. E   Tickville Spring 
Yellow Fork (Valley) Salt Lake County, UT 1.2 mi. E   Lowe Peak 
Butterfield Tunnel (Mine) Salt Lake County, UT 1.6 mi. N 5978  Tickville Spring 
Rattlesnake Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. SW 7107  Lowe Peak 
Castro Gulch (Valley) Salt Lake County, UT 2.1 mi. N   Bingham Canyon 
Blackjack Gulch (Valley) Salt Lake County, UT 1.8 mi. NW   Lowe Peak 
Arnold Hollow (Valley) Salt Lake County, UT 1.6 mi. E   Tickville Spring 
Stockings Fork (Valley) Salt Lake County, UT 1.8 mi. NW   Lowe Peak 
Sheps Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. S 6929  Tickville Spring 
Sheep Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. SW 7369  Lowe Peak 
Farmers Hollow (Valley) Salt Lake County, UT 2 mi. NE   Tickville Spring 
Shaggy Peak (Summit) Salt Lake County, UT 2.3 mi. NE 5866  Tickville Spring 
Saints Rest Gulch (Valley) Salt Lake County, UT 2.6 mi. N   Bingham Canyon 
Saint Joe Tunnel (Mine) Salt Lake County, UT 2.7 mi. N 6021  Copperton 
Step Mountain (Summit) Salt Lake County, UT 2.1 mi. E 5981  Tickville Spring 
Yosemite Gulch (Valley) Salt Lake County, UT 2.8 mi. N   Copperton 
Rose Canyon (Valley) Salt Lake County, UT 2.3 mi. E   Tickville Spring 


Taxon Links for species Clarkia rhomboidea  Douglas ex Hook.

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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