Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 11078 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Ipomopsis gunnisonii (Torr. & Gray) V.E. Grant
J.G. Harris   3729  
Coll. Date 23 April 2004 
United States
Coconino County
Locality Ferry Swale, ca. 12 km due WNW of Page.
     Elev.: 4198 ft. (1280 m.)
Habitat Notes sandy soil; blackbrush 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 36° 56'  16" N, 111° 35'  37" 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: 11078s2.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: 10409s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10456s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10489s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11083 Abronia fragrans      "snowball sand verbena" same section
11085 Chaenactis stevioides      "desert pincushion" same section
11086 Coleogyne ramosissima      "blackbrush" same section
11082 Cryptantha micrantha      "purple-rooted forget-me-not" same section
11081 Cryptantha pterocarya  var. pterocarya   "winged-nut forget-me-not" same section
11079 Dimorphocarpa wislizeni      "Wislizen's spectacle pod" same section
11080 Gilia transmontana      "transmontane gilia" same section
11077 Layia glandulosa      "white-daisy tidytips" same section
11075 Malacothrix glabrata      "smooth desert-dandelion" same section
11076 Malacothrix sonchoides      "sowthistle desert-dandelion" same section
11074 Orobanche fasciculata      "clustered broomrape" same section
11084 Phacelia integrifolia      "gypsum scorpionweed" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Thousand Pockets (Basin) Coconino County, AZ 1.3 mi. SW 4787  Ferry Swale 
Willow Tank (Reservoir) Coconino County, AZ 1.5 mi. SE 3963  Ferry Swale 
Ferry Swale (Valley) Coconino County, AZ 1.5 mi. E   Water Pockets 
Bishops Tank (Reservoir) Coconino County, AZ 2.5 mi. N 4436  Ferry Swale 
Chair Crossing (Populated Place) Coconino County, AZ 4.5 mi. S 3156  Lees Ferry 
Water Pockets (Basin) Coconino County, AZ 3.8 mi. W 5676  Water Pockets 
Lees Ferry (historical) (Locale) Coconino County, AZ 4.9 mi. S 3150  Lees Ferry 
Paria Canyon (Valley) Coconino County, AZ 5.1 mi. S   West Clark Bench 
Glen Canyon (Valley) Coconino County, AZ 5.1 mi. S   Hite North 
Stud Horse Point (Ridge) Kane County, UT 5.2 mi. N 4518  Lone Rock 
Johnson Point (Summit) Coconino County, AZ 5.2 mi. S 3770  Lees Ferry 
Ferry Swale Canyon (Valley) Coconino County, AZ 4.6 mi. SE   Water Pockets 
Skylight Arch (Arch) Kane County, UT 5.5 mi. N 4144  Lone Rock 
Paria River (Stream) Coconino County, AZ 5.5 mi. S   Tropic Canyon 
Paria River (Stream) Kane County, UT 5.5 mi. S   Tropic Canyon 
Fisher Spring (Spring) Coconino County, AZ 5.6 mi. SW 4078  Navajo Bridge 
Lone Rock Beach (Beach) Kane County, UT 6 mi. N 3717  Lone Rock 


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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