Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03052 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Linum kingii S. Watson
Common name   King's flax
R. Van Buren   s.n.  
   with L. Armstrong
Coll. Date 11 June 1998 
United States
Garfield County
Locality botanical area near Red Canyon.
     Elev.: 8200 ft. (2500 m.)
Habitat Notes pink limestone member of the Claron Formation, ponderosa-limber pine commumity. 
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° 38'  44" N, 112° 15'  47" W
Township Range T36S, R4W, Sec. 30  
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):

     Linum kingii S. Wats.

     Cathartolinum kingii (S. Wats.) Small
     Cathartolinum sedoides (Porter) Small
     Linum kingii var. pinetorum M.E. Jones
     Linum kingii var. sedoides Porter
     Mesyniopsis kingii (S. Wats.) W.A. Weber

Common Name(s): King's flax.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=29213, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Linales
                                Family: Linaceae
                                    Genus: Linum
                                        Species: Linum kingii


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03052s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01084s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02225s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02795s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03065s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06072s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09070s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10119s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
03053 Eremogone kingii      "King's sandwort" same section
03054 Physaria ludoviciana      "silvery bladderpod" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Left Fork Blue Fly Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2138 ft. SW   Tropic Reservoir 
Right Fork Blue Fly Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 1.1 mi. E   Wilson Peak 
Mill Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.7 mi. SE   Tropic Reservoir 
Johnson Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.6 mi. SE   Bryce Point 
Blue Fly Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 1.7 mi. E   Wilson Peak 
Tropic Reservoir (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 2.3 mi. S 7835  Tropic Reservoir 
Tropic Reservoir Dam (Dam) Garfield County, UT 2.3 mi. S 7835  Tropic Reservoir 
King Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. S   Tropic Reservoir 
Tropic Reservoir (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. S 7861  Bryce Point 
East Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. E   Bryce Point 
King Creek Campground (Locale) Garfield County, UT 2.5 mi. S 7963  Tropic Reservoir 
Henderson Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. S   Bryce Point 
Ahlstrom Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.9 mi. NE   Wilson Peak 
Johnson Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 3.4 mi. N 7799  Bryce Canyon 
Badger Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. S   Tropic Reservoir 
Ingram Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4 mi. S   Bryce Point 
Wilson Peak (Summit) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. NW 9033  Wilson Peak 
Johnson Mill (Locale) Garfield County, UT 3.4 mi. SE 7861  Bryce Canyon 
Whiteman Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. SE 8055  Bryce Point 
Daves Hollow Forest Service Station (Locale) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. NE 7694  Bryce Canyon 


Taxon Links for species Linum kingii  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

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