Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 02746 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Cynoglossum officinale L.
Common name   gypsyflower
M. Ewell   s.n.  
Coll. Date 29 May 1990 
United States
Utah County
Locality West Mountain, by quary.
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'  18" N, 111° 49'  27" W
Township Range T9S, R1E  
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):

     Cynoglossum officinale L.

Common Name(s): common houndstongue, gypsyflower, gypsy-flower, hound's tongue, houndstongue.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31890, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Lamiales
                                Family: Boraginaceae
                                    Genus: Cynoglossum
                                        Species: Cynoglossum officinale


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 02746s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01493s2.jpg 
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specimen image: 01566s2.jpg 
specimen image: 01605s2.jpg 
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specimen image: 01836s4.jpg 
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specimen image: 02536s2.jpg 
specimen image: 02569s2.jpg 
specimen image: 02763s2.jpg 
specimen image: 13208s1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02278 Alnus incana  subsp. rugosa   "speckled alder" same section
00137 Argemone munita      "flatbud pricklypoppy" 1.2 mi. NW
02745 Argemone munita      "flatbud pricklypoppy" same section
02249 Artemisia ludoviciana  var. ludoviciana   "Louisiana wormwood" same section
00940 Astragalus beckwithii  var. beckwithii   "Beckwith's milkvetch" 1.2 mi. NW
00941 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" 1.2 mi. NW
00939 Brassica nigra      "black mustard" 1.2 mi. NW
01080 Calochortus nuttallii      "sego lily" 1.2 mi. NW
01079 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" 1.2 mi. NW
00091 Chaenactis douglasii      "Douglas' dusty-maiden" 1.2 mi. NW
00087 Chaetopappa ericoides      "rose-heath" 1.2 mi. NW
00140 Grindelia squarrosa  var. serrulata   "curlycup gumweed" 1.2 mi. NW
00929 Lygodesmia grandiflora  var. dianthopsis   "Antelope Island skeleton plant" 1.2 mi. NW
01078 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" 1.2 mi. NW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Keigley Quarry (Mine) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 4803  West Mountain 
Goshen Gap (Gap) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. SE 4777  West Mountain 
Keigley (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. SE 4780  West Mountain 
Townsend (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2 mi. S 4702  Santaquin 
Goshen Hill (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. S 5004  Santaquin 
Genola (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2 mi. SW 4607  Santaquin 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2 mi. SW 4600  Santaquin 
Ewell Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. S 4784  Santaquin 
Ewell Regulating Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. S 4784  Santaquin 
White Lake (Lake) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. W 4502  West Mountain 
Bountiful Peak Picnic Area (Locale) Davis County, UT 3.1 mi. S 4895  Santaquin 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2.8 mi. NE 4593  West Mountain 
West Mountain (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 3.3 mi. NE 4544  West Mountain 
East Warm Creek Ditch (Canal) Utah County, UT 3.4 mi. SW 4541  Santaquin 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 3.5 mi. SE 4964  Santaquin 
Tanner Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. NE 4554  West Mountain 
Holladay Springs (Spring) Utah County, UT 3 mi. E 4695  West Mountain 
Santaquin School (School) Utah County, UT 3.6 mi. SE 4971  Santaquin 
Summit Creek Number Two Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 3.9 mi. S 4944  Santaquin 
Summit Creek Number Two Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 3.9 mi. S 4944  Santaquin 


Taxon Links for species Cynoglossum officinale  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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