Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15235 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Pinus monophylla Torr. & Frem.
Common name   single-leaf pinyon pine
Barry Nielsen   14  
Coll. Date 30 August 2008 
United States
Juab County
Locality West Tintic Mountains, hills N of Devils Gate, on the E side of the Cherry Creek Road, ca. 11 air miles W of Eureka;
     Elev.: 6600 ft. (2012 m.)
Habitat Notes pinyon-juniper 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 39° 53'  54.96" N, 112° 18'  23.18" 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.


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

     Pinus monophylla Torr. & Frém.

     Caryopitys monophylla (Torr. and Frem.) Rydb.
     Pinus cembroides monophylla (Torr. and Frem.) Voss

Common Name(s): nut pine, one-leaf pine, Pinón simple, singleleaf pinyon.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=183353, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Coniferophyta
                    Class: Pinopsida
                        Order: Pinales
                            Family: Pinaceae
                                Genus: Pinus
                                    Species: Pinus monophylla


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.
12637 Agoseris parviflora      "Arizona mountain dandelion" 1.1 mi. N
12633 Alyssum desertorum      "desert madwort" 1.1 mi. N
12635 Astragalus calycosus  var. calycosus   "Torrey's milkvetch" 1.1 mi. N
12636 Astragalus eurekensis      "Eureka milkvetch" 1.1 mi. N
12626 Boechera holboellii  var. secunda  1.1 mi. N
12627 Boechera lemmonii     1.1 mi. N
12630 Lomatium grayi  var. grayi   "Gray's biscuitroot" 1.1 mi. N
12632 Lupinus polyphyllus  var. prunophilus   "hairy bigleaf lupine" 1.1 mi. N
12631 Phlox austromontana  var. austromontana   "southern phlox" 1.1 mi. N
12634 Phlox longifolia      "long-leaf phlox" 1.1 mi. N
12629 Physaria chambersii  var. chambersii   "Chambers' twinpod" 1.1 mi. N
12628 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" 1.1 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Devils Gate (Gap) Juab County, UT 2121 ft. SW 6493  Sabie Mountain 
Sabie Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 1.1 mi. N   Sabie Mountain 
Summer Ranch (Locale) Juab County, UT 1.2 mi. N 6365  Sabie Mountain 
Maple Spring (Spring) Juab County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 6989  Sabie Mountain 
Sabie Spring (Spring) Juab County, UT 1.6 mi. N 6628  Sabie Mountain 
Devil Creek Spring (Spring) Juab County, UT 1.4 mi. W 6736  Sabie Mountain 
Keg Spring (Spring) Juab County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 6792  Sabie Mountain 
West Tintic Mountains (Range) Juab County, UT 2.2 mi. S 7730  Maple Peak 
Maple Peak (Summit) Juab County, UT 2.4 mi. S 7996  Maple Peak 
Dry Farm (Locale) Tooele County, UT 2.3 mi. W 6821  Sabie Mountain 
J Hill (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2.6 mi. NW 7248  Sabie Mountain 
Horse Valley (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.5 mi. W   Dutch Peak 
Cherry Creek Reservoir (Reservoir) Juab County, UT 4 mi. SW 6427  Maple Peak 
Sabie Mountain (Summit) Tooele County, UT 5 mi. N 7933  Sabie Mountain 
Mud Springs (Spring) Juab County, UT 4.3 mi. SE 5765  McIntyre 
Devil Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 4.4 mi. SE   Sabie Mountain 
Hassel Ranch (Locale) Juab County, UT 4.6 mi. SW 6391  Maple Peak 
Boulter (Locale) Tooele County, UT 5.3 mi. NE 6053  Tintic Junction 
Boulter Summit (Summit) Tooele County, UT 5.4 mi. NE 6152  Tintic Junction 
Chicken Rock (Summit) Juab County, UT 5.2 mi. SW 6916  Cherry Creek 


Taxon Links for species Pinus monophylla  Torr. & Frem.

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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