Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 11113 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Allium nevadense S. Watson
Common name   Nevada wild onion
J.G. Harris   3785  
Coll. Date 20 May 2004 
United States
Tooele County
Locality Deep Creek Range, near Sheep Creek Canyon, ca 17 km NW of Callao.
     Elev.: 5576 ft. (1700 m.)
Habitat Notes sagebrush 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° 1'  29" N, 113° 49'  27" 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):

     Allium nevadense S. Wats.

     Allium cristatum S. Wats.
     Allium nevadense var. cristatum (S. Wats.) Ownbey

Common Name(s): Nevada onion.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=42687, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Liliidae
                            Order: Liliales
                                Family: Liliaceae
                                    Genus: Allium
                                        Species: Allium nevadense


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11295 Astragalus calycosus  var. calycosus   "Torrey's milkvetch" 1.2 mi. N
16029 Astragalus cibarius      "browse milkvetch" 1.2 mi. N
11296 Astragalus newberryi  var. castoreus   "Newberry's milkvetch" 1.2 mi. N
11297 Atriplex confertifolia      "shadscale saltbush" 1.2 mi. N
11290 Boechera perennans     1.2 mi. N
11094 Bromus tectorum      "cheatgrass" 1.2 mi. N
11293 Camelina microcarpa      "littlepod false flax" 1.2 mi. N
11286 Castilleja angustifolia  var. flavescens   "pale narrow-leaf paintbrush" 1.2 mi. N
11285 Castilleja angustifolia  var. flavescens   "pale narrow-leaf paintbrush" 1.2 mi. N
11284 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" 1.2 mi. N
11108 Caulanthus crassicaulis  var. crassicaulis   "thickstem wild cabbage" 1.2 mi. N
11093 Cercocarpus intricatus      "little-leaf mountain mahogany" 1.2 mi. N
11114 Coryphantha vivipara      "common foxtail cactus" same section
11287 Cryptantha compacta      "dwarf cat's eye" 1.2 mi. N
11288 Cryptantha flavoculata      "rough-seeded cat's eye" 1.2 mi. N
11289 Cryptantha humilis      "round-spiked cat's eye" 1.2 mi. N
11283 Cymopterus purpurascens      "wide-winged spring parsley" 1.2 mi. N
11104 Delphinium andersonii      "Anderson's larkspur" 1.2 mi. N
11291 Descurainia pinnata  var. osmiarum  1.2 mi. N
12038 Draba cuneifolia  var. cuneifolia   "wedge-leaf whitlow-cress" 1.2 mi. N
11092 Ephedra nevadensis      "Nevada ephedra" 1.2 mi. N
11282 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" 1.2 mi. N
11109 Eriogonum ovalifolium  var. purpureum   "purple cushion wild buckwheat" 1.2 mi. N
11292 Erysimum repandum      "spreading wallflower" 1.2 mi. N
11107 Gilia ophthalmoides      "eyed gilia" 1.2 mi. N
11089 Lappula occidentalis      "western stickseed" 1.2 mi. N
11298 Lathyrus brachycalyx  var. brachycalyx   "Bonneville sweetpea" 1.2 mi. N
11090 Malcolmia africana      "African mustard" 1.2 mi. N
11111 Pediocactus simpsonii      "Simpson's pincushion cactus" 1.2 mi. N
11112 Penstemon dolius  var. dolius   "Jones' beardtongue" same section
11105 Phacelia crenulata  var. corrugata   "notch-leaf scorpionweed" 1.2 mi. N
11088 Phlox hoodii  var. canescens   "carpet phlox" 1.2 mi. N
11087 Phlox longifolia      "long-leaf phlox" 1.2 mi. N
11281 Physaria kingii  subsp. latifolia   "western bladderpod" 1.2 mi. N
11091 Picrothamnus desertorum      "bud sage" 1.2 mi. N
11096 Pinus monophylla      "single-leaf pinyon pine" 1.2 mi. N
11095 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" 1.2 mi. N
11110 Sclerocactus pubispinus  var. pubispinus   "Great Basin fishhook cactus" 1.2 mi. N
11106 Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia      "gooseberry-leaf globemallow" 1.2 mi. N
11294 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" 1.2 mi. N
11103 Zigadenus paniculatus      "foothill death camas" 1.2 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cabin Gulch (Valley) Tooele County, UT 364 ft. NW   Clifton 
Bagley Gulch (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1.7 mi. NW   Clifton 
Canyon Station (Locale) Tooele County, UT 1.8 mi. NE 5496  Clifton 
North Pass Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1.7 mi. SE   Ibapah 
Blood Mountain (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2.1 mi. N 6342  Clifton 
Willow Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 1.9 mi. SW 6427  Clifton 
Sheep Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1.9 mi. SE   Ibapah 
Chokecherry Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.5 mi. S   Goshute 
Barney Reevey Gulch (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.7 mi. N   Clifton 
Blood Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.6 mi. N   Clifton 
Trippe Gulch (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.5 mi. NW   Ibapah 
Young Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2.4 mi. W 7825  Clifton 
Lamb Gulch (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.5 mi. W   Ibapah 
Abercrombie Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2.7 mi. SW 8045  Clifton 
Dry Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.6 mi. SW   Ibapah 
Midas Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 3.2 mi. N 6149  Clifton 
Pole Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.3 mi. S   Goshute 
Canon Pony Express Station Monument (Locale) Tooele County, UT 3.8 mi. N 5847  Clifton 
Overland Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.1 mi. E   Clifton 
Eightmile Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 3.5 mi. SE 4882  Goshute Canyon 


Taxon Links for species Allium nevadense  S. Watson

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

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