Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03065 
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 12 June 1998 
United States
Garfield County
Locality Red Canyon.
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° 43'  28" N, 112° 26'  22" W
Township Range T35S, R5W, Sec. 32  
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: 03065s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01084s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02225s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02795s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03052s1.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.
03066 Aquilegia scopulorum  var. scopulorum   "Utah columbine" same section
03064 Lithospermum incisum      "narrow-leaf stoneseed" same section
03063 Oenothera flava  var. acutissima  same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Sage Hen Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Haycock Mountain 
Sheep Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3 mi. N   Haycock Mountain 
Coal Pit Wash (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.9 mi. SW   Haycock Mountain 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.7 mi. SE   Haycock Mountain 
Johnsonville Site (Locale) Garfield County, UT 3 mi. E 6775  Hatch 
Hillsdale (Populated Place) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. E 6792  Hatch 
Riverside Campground (Locale) Garfield County, UT 4.2 mi. S 6864  Hatch 
Dickinson Hill (Summit) Garfield County, UT 4.2 mi. NW 7792  Panguitch 
Casto Wash (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4.7 mi. NE   Casto Canyon 
Mountain Ridge RV Park (Park) Garfield County, UT 5.2 mi. S 6913  Hatch 
Hatch (Populated Place) Garfield County, UT 5.2 mi. S 6910  Hatch 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Garfield County, UT 5.2 mi. S 6916  Hatch 
South Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 5.2 mi. N   Fivemile Ridge 
Limerock Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 5.3 mi. S   Haycock Mountain 
Coyote Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 5.2 mi. SW 7760  Hatch 
Butler Wash (Valley) Garfield County, UT 5.8 mi. NE   Casto Canyon 
Casto Springs (Spring) Garfield County, UT 5.4 mi. NE 6884  Casto Canyon 
Limerock Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 5.5 mi. SW 7989  Haycock Mountain 
Bill Pinney Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 6.3 mi. NE 6884  Casto Canyon 
Riggs Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 6.5 mi. SE   Wilson Peak 


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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