Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 14018 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
LiliaceaeLiliaceaeLiliaceae  
Species Calochortus flexuosus S. Watson
Common name   winding mariposa lily
Collector(s)
S. Hegji   5  
Coll. Date 30 April 2010 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Washington
Locality just NE of the junction of Highway 17 and Highway 9, N side of La Verkin;
     Elev.: 3562 ft. (1086 m.)
Habitat Notes WSW facing mesa slope. 
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° 13'  18.6" N, 113° 15'  28.9" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.

Taxonomy


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

     Calochortus flexuosus S. Wats.

Common Name(s): straggling mariposa lily, weakstem mariposa lily, winding mariposa lily.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=42848, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Liliidae
                            Order: Liliales
                                Family: Liliaceae
                                    Genus: Calochortus
                                        Species: Calochortus flexuosus
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 14018a1.jpg specimen image: 14018b1.jpg specimen image: 14018c1.jpg specimen image: 14018s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02859s1.jpg 
02859
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02989
specimen image: 03013s2.jpg 
03013
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05889
specimen image: 07732s1.jpg 
07732
specimen image: 10195s1.jpg 
10195
specimen image: 11536d1.jpg 
11536
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11536
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13168
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13266

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08175 Amelanchier utahensis      "Utah serviceberry" 2439 ft. E
08173 Bromus rubens      "red brome" 2439 ft. E
08162 Ephedra nevadensis      "Nevada ephedra" 2 mi. SW
08177 Eriogonum fasciculatum  var. polifolium   "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" 2439 ft. E
08176 Larrea tridentata      "creosote bush" 2439 ft. E
08160 Lycium andersonii      "water jacket" 2439 ft. E
02869 Oenothera pallida  var. pallida   "Pale evening-primrose" 1.7 mi. NE
08178 Plantago patagonica      "Patagonia plantain" 2439 ft. E
08174 Prunus fasciculata      "desert almond" 2439 ft. E
02868 Sophora stenophylla      "fringe-leaf necklacepod" 1.7 mi. NE

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
La Verkin Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. SW 3255  Hurricane 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. SW 3229  Hurricane 
Nephis Twist (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. NW   Hurricane 
Virgin Territory Trailer Park (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. SW 3222  Hurricane 
La Verkin School (School) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. SW 3202  Hurricane 
Gateway Trailer Park (Park) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. SW 3225  Hurricane 
La Verkin (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. S 3196  Hurricane 
La Verkin Canal (Canal) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. S 3396  Hurricane 
La Verkin Post Office (Post Office) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. S 3209  Hurricane 
Toquerville Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. W 3271  Hurricane 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. S 3219  Hurricane 
Chinatown Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2 mi. S   Virgin 
Washington County (Civil) Washington County, UT 2 mi. N 3898  Pintura 
Seventh Day Adventist Church (Church) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. SW 3202  Hurricane 
Dixie Hot Springs (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. S 3091  Hurricane 
La Verkin Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. SW   Cedar Mountain 
Ash Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. SW   New Harmony 
Toquerville Post Office (Post Office) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. NW 3396  Pintura 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 3311  Hurricane 
Wet Sandy (Stream) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. NW   Signal Peak 

Links

Taxon Links for species Calochortus flexuosus  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=Calochortus+flexuosus

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