Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 11996 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Ipomopsis arizonica (Greene) Wherry
Common name   Arizona scarlet gilia
Donna M. Barnes   5432  
Coll. Date 27 September 2006 
United States
Washington County
Locality dirt road NE of Zion National Park [North Fork County Road vicinity, E of Lemmon Spring, J. Alexander 2015];
     Elev.: 6693 ft. (2041 m.)
Habitat Notes mountain shrub community; sandy soil. 
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 37° 17'  8" N, 112° 52'  53.8" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Ipomopsis arizonica (Greene) Wherry

     Callisteris arizonica Greene
     Gilia aggregata var. arizonica (Greene) Fosberg
     Gilia arizonica (Greene) Rydb.
     Ipomopsis aggregata ssp. arizonica (Greene) V.& A. Grant

Common Name(s): Arizona ipomopsis, Arizona skyrocket.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=503183, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Solanales
                                Family: Polemoniaceae
                                    Genus: Ipomopsis
                                        Species: Ipomopsis arizonica


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 11996s1.jpg specimen image: 11996d1.jpg specimen image: 11996c1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01315s2.jpg 
specimen image: 02871s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11998 Machaeranthera canescens  var. canescens   "gray tansy aster" same section
11997 Viguiera multiflora  var. nevadensis   "Nevada goldeneye" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Lemmon Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 0.9 mi. W 6480  Temple of Sinawava 
Bull Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 1.2 mi. N   Clear Creek Mountain 
Stave Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. SW 6532  Temple of Sinawava 
East Entrance Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. S 6185  Temple of Sinawava 
Esplin Gulch (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.4 mi. N   Temple of Sinawava 
Orderville Gulch (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.6 mi. N   Strawberry Point 
Englestead Hollow (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. N   Clear Creek Mountain 
Birch Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.6 mi. N   Clear Creek Mountain 
Walker Gulch (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.7 mi. N   Temple of Sinawava 
East Mesa Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. W 6670  Temple of Sinawava 
Echo Canyon Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. W 5722  Temple of Sinawava 
Cave Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.8 mi. S   Clear Creek Mountain 
Jolley Gulch (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.1 mi. S   Clear Creek Mountain 
Cable Mountain Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 3 mi. SW 6874  Temple of Sinawava 
East Rim Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. W 6680  Temple of Sinawava 
East Entrance (Locale) Washington County, UT 3.6 mi. S 5696  Springdale East 
Bulloch Gulch (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. NW   Temple of Sinawava 
Cable Mountain (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. W 6490  Temple of Sinawava 
Co-op Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 3.8 mi. S   Clear Creek Mountain 
Winders Ranch (Locale) Kane County, UT 3.4 mi. SE 6204  Clear Creek Mountain 


Taxon Links for species Ipomopsis arizonica  (Greene) Wherry

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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