Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 02741 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Linum perenne L.
Infraspecific    subsp. lewisii (Pursh) Hulten
Common name   Lewis' blue flax
M. Ewell   s.n.  
Coll. Date 24 May 1990 
United States
Davis County
Locality Bountiful Canyon, drive as far as you can then walk.
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° 53'  25" N, 111° 42'  39" W
Township Range T2N, R2E  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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

     Linum lewisii var. lewisii Pursh

     Adenolinum lewisii (Pursh) A.& D. Löve
     Linum perenne ssp. lewisii (Pursh) Hultén
     Linum perenne var. lewisii (Pursh) Eat. & J. Wright

Common Name(s): Lewis' flax, prairie flax.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=528819, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Linales
                                Family: Linaceae
                                    Genus: Linum
                                        Species: Linum lewisii
                                            Variety: Linum lewisii var. lewisii


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 02741s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00188s1.jpg 
specimen image: 00427s1.jpg 
specimen image: 00438s1.jpg 
specimen image: 01762s1.jpg 
specimen image: 01801s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03780s2.jpg 
specimen image: 04279s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11131s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12786d1.jpg 
specimen image: 12786s2.jpg 
specimen image: 15817s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02744 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" same section
02742 Chrysanthemum leucanthemum      "ox-eye daisy" same section
02743 Tulipa gesneriana      "common tulip" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Farrells Creek (Stream) Morgan County, UT 0.7 mi. W   Mountain Dell 
Cataract Canyon (Valley) Morgan County, UT 0.7 mi. W   Mountain Dell 
Shingle Mill Creek (Stream) Morgan County, UT 1.7 mi. NW   Porterville 
Left Fork Shingle Mill Creek (Stream) Morgan County, UT 1.7 mi. W   Porterville 
Right Fork Shingle Mill Creek (Stream) Morgan County, UT 1.7 mi. W   Bountiful Peak 
Swallow Rocks (Pillar) Morgan County, UT 2.2 mi. S 8285  Mountain Dell 
Walton Creek (Stream) Morgan County, UT 2.5 mi. N   Bountiful Peak 
Beaver Creek (Stream) Morgan County, UT 2.8 mi. N   Bountiful Peak 
City Creek Meadows (Flat) Salt Lake County, UT 3 mi. SW 8186  Mountain Dell 
Boiler Hollow (Valley) Morgan County, UT 2.7 mi. SE   Mountain Dell 
Joe Durrant Hollow (Valley) Morgan County, UT 2.6 mi. E   Porterville 
Arthurs Fork (Stream) Morgan County, UT 3.3 mi. N   Bountiful Peak 
The Narrows (Gap) Morgan County, UT 2.8 mi. SE 6700  Mountain Dell 
Blue Bell Hollow (Valley) Morgan County, UT 2.7 mi. E   Mountain Dell 
Box Spring Hollow (Valley) Salt Lake County, UT 3.6 mi. S   Mountain Dell 
Henholt Canyon (Valley) Morgan County, UT 2.9 mi. E   Porterville 
Horseshoe Canyon (Valley) Morgan County, UT 3 mi. E   Porterville 
Lookout Peak (Summit) Salt Lake County, UT 3.9 mi. S 8888  Mountain Dell 
Grandview Peak (Summit) Salt Lake County, UT 3.4 mi. SW 9298  Fort Douglas 
The Narrows (Gap) Morgan County, UT 3.9 mi. N 5968  Porterville 


Taxon Links for species Linum perenne  L.

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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