Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14217 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Phlox austromontana Coville
Common name   southern phlox
R. Van Buren   872  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 20 July 2005 
United States
Washington County
Locality eastern foothills of the Pine Valley Mountains, NW of Beatty Hill, slopes SW of South Ash Creek, on the W side of Browse Guard Station Rd (FR037), ca. 4 miles NW of I-15;
     Elev.: 5390 ft. (1643 m.)
Habitat Notes on a dry, rocky, E facing slope across from a canyon covered in ponderosa; 
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° 21'  41.7" N, 113° 19'  53.58" 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.
Voucher Voucher for "Woody Plants of Utah" by R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper, J. Cooper 
Specimen Notes Journal Code: L2S6. 


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

     Phlox austromontana Coville

Common Name(s): desert mountain phlox, desert phlox, mountain phlox.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=30913, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11574 Abronia fragrans      "snowball sand verbena" same section
11582 Agropyron desertorum      "desert wheatgrass" same section
14204 Arctostaphylos pringlei      "Pringle manzanita" same section
11571 Arctostaphylos pringlei      "Pringle manzanita" 1.3 mi. S
03844 Artemisia campestris      "Pacific sagewort" 1 mi. E
14208 Artemisia tridentata  var. vaseyana   "Vasey's big sagebrush" same section
08269 Astragalus amphioxys  var. amphioxys   "crescent milkvetch" 2839 ft. E
14216 Brickellia californica      "California brickellbush" same section
08263 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" 2839 ft. E
11576 Ceanothus greggii  var. vestitus   "Mojave ceanothus" same section
14207 Ceanothus greggii  var. vestitus   "Mojave ceanothus" same section
14215 Cercocarpus montanus      "alderleaf mountain mahogany" same section
10622 Chenopodium botrys      "Jerusalem oak goosefoot" same section
14212 Chrysothamnus scopulorum     same section
11578 Comandra umbellata  var. pallida  same section
11577 Cryptantha confertiflora      "basin yellow cat's eye" same section
08273 Cryptantha gracilis      "narrow-stemmed forget-me-not" 2982 ft. S
08272 Cryptantha micrantha      "purple-rooted forget-me-not" 2982 ft. S
11562 Cryptantha micrantha      "purple-rooted forget-me-not" 2.1 mi. SW
11566 Cryptantha pterocarya  var. cycloptera   "winged-nut forget-me-not" 2.1 mi. SW
08271 Cryptantha pterocarya  var. pterocarya   "winged-nut forget-me-not" 2982 ft. S
08264 Cymopterus purpureus  var. purpureus   "purple spring parsley" 2839 ft. E
11583 Dalea searlsiae      "Searls' prairie clover" same section
11560 Dimorphocarpa wislizeni      "Wislizen's spectacle pod" 2.1 mi. SW
14210 Ericameria linearifolia      "narrow-leaf goldenbush" same section
11587 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" same section
11584 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" same section
11572 Erigeron utahensis  var. utahensis   "Utah fleabane" same section
10912 Eriodictyon angustifolium      "narrow-leaf yerba santa" 1 mi. SW
11567 Eriodictyon angustifolium      "narrow-leaf yerba santa" 2.1 mi. SW
15276 Eriodictyon angustifolium      "narrow-leaf yerba santa" 1 mi. S
14203 Eriodictyon angustifolium      "narrow-leaf yerba santa" same section
11570 Eriodictyon angustifolium      "narrow-leaf yerba santa" 1.3 mi. S
14211 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. subaridum   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" same section
14214 Fraxinus anomala      "single-leaf ash" same section
15267 Fraxinus anomala      "single-leaf ash" same section
14219 Fraxinus velutina      "velvet ash" 1364 ft. NE
14206 Garrya flavescens      "ashy silktassel" same section
10913 Garrya flavescens      "ashy silktassel" 1 mi. SW
08270 Gilia brecciarum  subsp. brecciarum   "Nevada gilia" 2982 ft. S
08265 Gilia ophthalmoides      "eyed gilia" 2839 ft. E
14209 Gutierrezia microcephala      "matchweed" same section
11575 Hesperostipa comata  subsp. comata   "needle-and-thread grass" same section
11586 Heuchera parvifolia      "little-leaf alumroot" same section
11561 Hymenopappus filifolius  var. tomentosus   "hairy woollywhite" 2.1 mi. SW
08262 Lepidium densiflorum  var. densiflorum   "common peppercress" 2839 ft. E
11564 Linanthus dichotomus      "eveningsnow" 2.1 mi. SW
08266 Lomatium dissectum  var. eatonii   "carrotleaf biscuitroot" 2839 ft. E
08267 Lomatium nevadense  var. parishii   "Parish's biscuitroot" 2839 ft. E
11573 Lomatium parryi      "Parry's desert parsley" same section
11579 Lotus plebeius      "New Mexico bird's-foot trefoil" same section
08274 Microsteris gracilis  var. humilior   "slender phlox" 2982 ft. S
11588 Oenothera californica      "California evening primrose" same section
11581 Oenothera cespitosa  var. marginata   "tufted evening primrose" same section
11559 Oenothera deltoides  var. decumbens  2.1 mi. SW
11580 Orobanche fasciculata      "clustered broomrape" same section
11569 Penstemon eatonii  var. undosus  1.3 mi. S
11585 Penstemon higginsii      "Higgins' beardtongue" same section
11563 Phacelia ivesiana      "Ives' scorpionweed" 2.1 mi. SW
11590 Phlox austromontana  var. austromontana   "southern phlox" same section
08261 Pinus monophylla      "single-leaf pinyon pine" 2982 ft. S
14213 Purshia tridentata      "antelope bitterbrush" same section
14205 Quercus turbinella      "Sonoran scrub oak" same section
14218 Rubus leucodermis      "western raspberry" 1364 ft. NE
11568 Rumex venosus      "veiny dock" 2.1 mi. SW
14220 Salix lasiolepis      "arroyo willow" 1364 ft. NE
11589 Smilacina stellata      "starry false Solomon's Seal" same section
11565 Streptanthella longirostris      "long-beaked streptanthella" 2.1 mi. SW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Harmon Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 1358 ft. NW   Signal Peak 
Mill Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 1358 ft. NW   New Harmony 
Chimney Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. W 6175  Pintura 
Deer Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 5850  Pintura 
Dry Lake (Lake) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. NE 5807  New Harmony 
Coal Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. N 6578  New Harmony 
Beatty Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. S 4846  Pintura 
Coal Hill Ridge (Ridge) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. N 6053  New Harmony 
Blake Harmon Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. W 6651  Pintura 
Browse Area Guard Station (Locale) Washington County, UT 2 mi. NW 6073  New Harmony 
Coal Hollow (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. NE   New Harmony 
Maple Hollow (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. NE   New Harmony 
Wet Sandy Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. SW 5588  Pintura 
Big Cove (Basin) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. W 6526  Pintura 
Syler Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. N 7300  New Harmony 
Brush Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. N   New Harmony 
Syler Flat (Flat) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. N 7533  New Harmony 
Peters Leap (Bend) Washington County, UT 3 mi. E 4731  Pintura 
Dry Sandy Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. S 4009  Pintura 
Leep Creek Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 3.8 mi. N 7750  New Harmony 


Taxon Links for species Phlox austromontana  Coville

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

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