Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 11098 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Oenothera howardii (A. Nelson) W.L. Wagner
Common name   Howard's evening primrose
J.G. Harris   3770  
Coll. Date 20 May 2004 
United States
Juab County
Locality along the Pony Express Trail at Dougway Pass, ca 62 km due west-SW of Vernon.
     Elev.: 5346 ft. (1630 m.)
Habitat Notes salt desert shrub 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 39° 51'  16" N, 113° 4'  58" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Oenothera howardii (A. Nels.) W.L. Wagner

     Lavauxia howardii A. Nels.

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

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=504002, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 11098s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 10597s2.jpg 
specimen image: 12149s2.jpg 
specimen image: 13263s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
18092 Astragalus newberryi  var. castoreus   "Newberry's milkvetch" 652 ft. NE
11101 Castilleja angustifolia  var. flavescens   "pale narrow-leaf paintbrush" same section
06819 Castilleja angustifolia  var. flavescens   "pale narrow-leaf paintbrush" 1626 ft. S
11102 Enceliopsis nudicaulis      "nakedstem sunray" same section
18093 Lomatium grayi  var. depauperatum   "stunted biscuitroot" 846 ft. N
12111 Lomatium grayi  var. depauperatum   "stunted biscuitroot" 876 ft. NE
11100 Penstemon confusus      "Owens Valley beardtongue" same section
18094 Phlox austromontana      "southern phlox" 1573 ft. SE
11099 Salvia dorrii      "purple sage" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Dugway Pass (Gap) Juab County, UT 1243 ft. SW 5381  Dugway Pass 
Pyramid Peak (Summit) Juab County, UT 1.5 mi. N 5998  Dugway Pass 
Shadscale Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 1.8 mi. NE   Dugway Range NE 
Bittner Knoll Reservoir (Reservoir) Juab County, UT 1.6 mi. E 4833  Dugway Pass 
Bittner Knoll (Summit) Juab County, UT 1.9 mi. E 4951  Dugway Pass 
Green Grass Valley (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.7 mi. N   Dugway Range NE 
Dugway Pony Express Station (Locale) Juab County, UT 2.5 mi. E 4705  Dugway Pass 
Trailer Wash (Arroyo) Juab County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 4636  Dugway Range NE 
Shadscale Canyon Trailer Wash (Stream) Juab County, UT 3.4 mi. NE   Dugway Range NE 
Monument Reservoir (Reservoir) Juab County, UT 3.3 mi. NE 4620  Dugway Range NE 
Dugway Topaz Well (Well) Juab County, UT 3.5 mi. NE 4607  Dugway Range NE 
Dugway Ridge (Ridge) Juab County, UT 4.6 mi. N 6027  Dugway Range NE 
Straight Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 4.6 mi. N   Dugway Range NE 
Fera Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 5.4 mi. N   Dugway Range NE 
Fera Number 38 Well (Well) Tooele County, UT 5.5 mi. NE 4528  Dugway Range NE 
Thomas Ridge (Ridge) Juab County, UT 6.2 mi. SW 6487  Dugway Range SW 


Taxon Links for species Oenothera howardii  (A. Nelson) W.L. Wagner

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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