Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 02900 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Dodecatheon pulchellum (Raf.) Merr.
Infraspecific    var. pulchellum 
Common name   darkthroat shootingstar
J. Uhl   s.n.  
Coll. Date 15 June 1990 
United States
New Mexico
San Miguel County
Locality Winsor Creek Trail.
Habitat Notes riparian community. 
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 35° 49'  12" N, 105° 40'  42" W
Township Range T19N, R12E, Sec. 33  
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):

     Dodecatheon pulchellum ssp. pulchellum (Raf.) Merr.

     Dodecatheon pauciflorum Greene
     Dodecatheon pauciflorum var. salinum (A. Nels.) R. Knuth
     Dodecatheon pauciflorum var. watsonii (Tidestrom) C.L. Hitchc.
     Dodecatheon pulchellum ssp. pauciflorum (Greene) HultÚn
     Dodecatheon pulchellum var. watsonii (Tidestrom) Boivin
     Dodecatheon pulchellum var. watsonii (Tidestrom) C.L. Hitchc.
     Dodecatheon pulchellum var. watsonii (Tidestrom) Reveal
     Dodecatheon pulchellum var. zionense (Eastw.) Welsh
     Dodecatheon radicatum Greene
     Dodecatheon radicatum ssp. watsonii (Tidestrom) H.J. Thompson
     Dodecatheon salinum A. Nels.
     Dodecatheon zionense Eastw.

Common Name(s): darkthroat shootingstar.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=23946, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Primulales
                                Family: Primulaceae
                                    Genus: Dodecatheon
                                        Species: Dodecatheon pulchellum
                                            Subspecies: Dodecatheon pulchellum ssp. pulchellum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 02900s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00702s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03698s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05795s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09545s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10762s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15873s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15873c1.jpg 
specimen image: 15873b1.jpg 
specimen image: 15873a1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02897 Geum rivale      "purple avens" same section
02896 Geum rivale      "purple avens" same section
02901 Iris missouriensis      "Rocky Mountain iris" same section
02899 Viola canadensis      "Canadian white violet" same section
02898 Viola nephrophylla      "northern bog violet" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Winsor Creek Recreation Site (Locale) San Miguel County, NM 1611 ft. S 8435  Cowles 
Winsor Creek Summer Home (Populated Place) San Miguel County, NM 2832 ft. SE 8350  Cowles 
Panchuela Campground (Locale) San Miguel County, NM 1.1 mi. NE 8340  Cowles 
Panchuela Ranger Station (Locale) San Miguel County, NM 1 mi. NE 8340  Cowles 
Cowles Campground (Locale) San Miguel County, NM 1 mi. SE 8196  Cowles 
Cowles Weather Station (Locale) San Miguel County, NM 1.2 mi. SE 8147  Cowles 
Cowles (Populated Place) San Miguel County, NM 1.2 mi. SE 8147  Cowles 
Cowles Post Office (historical) (Post Office) San Miguel County, NM 1.2 mi. SE 8147  Cowles 
Winsor Creek (Stream) San Miguel County, NM 1.3 mi. SE   Aspen Basin 
Panchuela Creek (Stream) Mora County, NM 1.3 mi. E   Truchas Peak 
Jacks Creek (Stream) Mora County, NM 1.4 mi. E   Truchas Peak 
Cave Creek (Stream) San Miguel County, NM 2 mi. N   Cowles 
Grass Mountain Summer Home Area (Populated Place) San Miguel County, NM 2 mi. SE 8603  Cowles 
Geronimo (Populated Place) San Miguel County, NM 1.9 mi. E 8787  Cowles 
Rito Oscuro (Stream) Santa Fe County, NM 2.3 mi. N   Cowles 
Carpenter Creek (Stream) San Miguel County, NM 2.5 mi. S   Cowles 
Jacks Creek Campground (Locale) San Miguel County, NM 2.5 mi. NE 9498  Cowles 
Horsethief Creek (Stream) Mora County, NM 3.1 mi. N   Truchas Peak 
Grass Mountain (Summit) San Miguel County, NM 2.6 mi. E 9850  Cowles 
Bear Creek (Stream) San Miguel County, NM 2.9 mi. SE   Elk Mountain 


Taxon Links for species Dodecatheon pulchellum  (Raf.) Merr.

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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