Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 02763 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Cynoglossum officinale L.
Common name   gypsyflower
V. Rowley   s.n.  
Coll. Date 02 May 1990 
United States
Utah County
Locality Field edge just before entering Rock Canyon, Provo.
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° 36'  54" N, 111° 38'  7" W
Township Range T2S, R3E, Sec. 29  
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: 02763s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01493s2.jpg 
specimen image: 01510s2.jpg 
specimen image: 01566s2.jpg 
specimen image: 01605s2.jpg 
specimen image: 01620s2.jpg 
specimen image: 01645s2.jpg 
specimen image: 01728s3.jpg 
specimen image: 01836s4.jpg 
specimen image: 01855s5.jpg 
specimen image: 02536s2.jpg 
specimen image: 02569s2.jpg 
specimen image: 02746s2.jpg 
specimen image: 13208s1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02799 Castilleja applegatei  var. viscida   "sticky Applegate's paintbrush" 2.2 mi. SE
02800 Castilleja rhexiifolia  var. rhexiifolia   "meadow-beauty paintbrush" 2.2 mi. SE
15903 Catalpa speciosa      "northern catalpa" same section
05292 Catalpa speciosa      "northern catalpa" same section
06689 Celtis reticulata     same section
06690 Crataegus douglasii  var. rivularis  same section
06749 Pachystima myrsinites     same section
02801 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" 2.2 mi. SE
06688 Quercus gambelii  var. gambelii   "Gambel oak" same section
05259 Thinopyrum intermedium  subsp. barbulatum   "intermediate wheatgrass" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Sampson Mine (Mine) Salt Lake County, UT 0.7 mi. SW 10224  Dromedary Peak 
Eclipse Mine (Mine) Salt Lake County, UT 0.9 mi. S 9597  Dromedary Peak 
Reed and Benson Ridge (Ridge) Salt Lake County, UT 0.7 mi. NW 9669  Dromedary Peak 
Alta Tunnel (Mine) Salt Lake County, UT 0.7 mi. E 8563  Brighton 
Reed and Benson Mine (Mine) Salt Lake County, UT 1 mi. SW 10306  Dromedary Peak 
Kennebec Tunnel (Mine) Salt Lake County, UT 1 mi. SW 9292  Dromedary Peak 
Flagstaff Mountain (Summit) Salt Lake County, UT 1.1 mi. SW 10427  Dromedary Peak 
Cardiff Mine (Mine) Salt Lake County, UT 1 mi. SW 9121  Dromedary Peak 
Greens Basin (Basin) Salt Lake County, UT 1.2 mi. N 8412  Mount Aire 
Flagstaff Mine (Mine) Salt Lake County, UT 1.3 mi. S 9482  Dromedary Peak 
Tarbaby Mine (Mine) Salt Lake County, UT 1 mi. W 8390  Dromedary Peak 
Montreal Spring (Spring) Salt Lake County, UT 1 mi. W 8527  Dromedary Peak 
East Carbonate Tunnel (Mine) Salt Lake County, UT 1.1 mi. NW 8554  Dromedary Peak 
Davenport Hill (Summit) Salt Lake County, UT 1.3 mi. SE 10027  Brighton 
Howell Tunnel (Mine) Salt Lake County, UT 1.1 mi. W 8806  Dromedary Peak 
Mats Basin (Basin) Salt Lake County, UT 1.2 mi. NE 8488  Park City West 
Honeycomb Fork (Valley) Salt Lake County, UT 1.1 mi. E   Brighton 
Price Tunnel (Mine) Salt Lake County, UT 1.1 mi. W 8363  Dromedary Peak 
Hellgate Villa Condominiums (Populated Place) Salt Lake County, UT 1.6 mi. S 8787  Dromedary Peak 
Emma Tunnel (Mine) Salt Lake County, UT 1.6 mi. S 8764  Dromedary Peak 


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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