Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 11328 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
BoraginaceaeBoraginaceaeBoraginaceae  
Species Mertensia brevistyla S. Watson
Common name   Wasatch bluebells
Collector(s)
L.M. Shultz   19639  
   with William Varga
Coll. Date 10 May 2004 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Cache County
Locality Clarkson Mountains, S of Gunsight Peak.
     Elev.: 5306 ft. (1618 m.)
Habitat Notes E facing slope, sagebrush. 
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 41° 51'  22" N, 112° 49'  11" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Mertensia brevistyla S. Wats.

Common Name(s): shortstyle bluebell, shortstyle bluebells.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31676, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 11328s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00196s2.jpg 
00196
specimen image: 00831s2.jpg 
00831
specimen image: 01470s2.jpg 
01470
specimen image: 01635s2.jpg 
01635
specimen image: 02852s2.jpg 
02852
specimen image: 02954s2.jpg 
02954
specimen image: 03759s2.jpg 
03759
specimen image: 03777s2.jpg 
03777
specimen image: 07741s2.jpg 
07741
specimen image: 13644s1.jpg 
13644
specimen image: 13758s1.jpg 
13758

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11342 Hydrophyllum occidentale      "western waterleaf" same section
11341 Phlox longifolia      "long-leaf phlox" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Johnson Hill (Summit) Box Elder County, UT 2.1 mi. E 5000  Monument Peak 
Cedar Hill (Summit) Box Elder County, UT 2.6 mi. W 5168  Monument Peak 
Sage Valley (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 3.1 mi. SE   Monument Peak NE 

Links

Taxon Links for species Mertensia brevistyla  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

Google Images

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Mertensia+brevistyla

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