Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 15291 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
OnagraceaeOnagraceaeOnagraceae  
Species Oenothera caespitosa Nutt. [orth. var.]
Common name   tufted evening primrose
Collector(s)
Che'rie Westbrook   17  
Coll. Date 28 May 2008 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Utah County
Locality American Fork Canyon, near the mouth; 
 
Elev.: 5133 ft. (1565 m.)
Habitat Notes NE facing slope of a hill; with cheatgrass, bunchgrass, Artemisia, mixed conifers, mountain brush. 
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 40° 26'  0.54" N, 111° 44'  8.64" 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):

     Oenothera caespitosa Nutt.

     Oenothera cespitosa Nutt.

Common Name(s): tufted evening-primrose, tufted eveningprimrose.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=565328, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Myrtales
                                Family: Onagraceae
                                    Genus: Oenothera
                                        Species: Oenothera caespitosa
                                                                                            

Images

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.
01782 Amelanchier utahensis      "Utah serviceberry" 2909 ft. SW
03903 Asclepias asperula      "spider milkweed" same section
14932 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" 1 mi. E
14934 Berberis repens      "Oregongrape" 2370 ft. W
13669 Betula occidentalis      "water birch" 1238 ft. NW
03902 Brickellia oblongifolia  var. linifolia   "narrow-leaf brickellbush" same section
01775 Cardaria draba  var. repens   "lens-podded whitetop" 2909 ft. SW
03896 Chaetopappa ericoides      "rose-heath" same section
15341 Chrysothamnus nauseosus      "rubber rabbitbrush" same section
03899 Cirsium undulatum  var. undulatum   "wavy-leaf thistle" same section
14933 Corallorhiza striata      "hooded coralroot" 1711 ft. W
05241 Daucus carota  ssp. carota   "Queen Anne's lace" same section
14931 Fritillaria atropurpurea      "leopard-lily" 1 mi. W
05243 Gaura parviflora     same section
04354 Glyceria striata      "fowl mannagrass" same section
03897 Grindelia squarrosa  var. serrulata   "curlycup gumweed" same section
03901 Lygodesmia grandiflora  var. dianthopsis   "Antelope Island skeleton plant" same section
13670 Malcolmia africana      "African mustard" 1238 ft. NW
01797 Melilotus officinalis      "yellow sweetclover" 2909 ft. SW
03904 Mentzelia dispersa      "bushy blazingstar" same section
02844 Mentzelia rusbyi      "Rusby's blazingstar" same section
05242 Pastinaca sativa      "wild parsnip" same section
01785 Penstemon eatonii  var. eatonii  2909 ft. SW
01768 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" 2909 ft. SW
13668 Populus angustifolia      "narrow-leaf cottonwood" 1238 ft. NW
15339 Populus angustifolia      "narrow-leaf cottonwood" same section
01796 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" 2909 ft. SW
15301 Smilacina racemosa     1 mi. W
15340 Solanum dulcamara      "climbing nightshade" same section
03906 Stanleya pinnata  var. pinnata   "desert princesplume" same section
15059 Tamarix       "tamarisk" same section
15060 Ulmus pumila      "Siberian elm" 678 ft. E
14945 Zigadenus       "deathcamas" 1.2 mi. NE

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Utah Valley (Basin) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. W 5250  Lehi 
Cattle Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. E   Timpanogos Cave 
Riverside Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1 mi. NE 5430  Timpanogos Cave 
American Fork Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. NW   Dromedary Peak 
Smooth Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. NW   Timpanogos Cave 
Preston Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. NW   Timpanogos Cave 
Willow Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. N   Timpanogos Cave 
Hidden Lake (Lake) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. E 7123  Timpanogos Cave 
Timpanogos Cave National Monument (Park) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. E 6372  Timpanogos Cave 
Cedar Hills (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. SW 4958  Lehi 
Swinging Bridge Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. NE   Timpanogos Cave 
Heisetts Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2 mi. S   Timpanogos Cave 
Nielson Ditch (Canal) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. W 5023  Lehi 
Pleasant Grove Ditch (Canal) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. SW 4944  Lehi 
Timpanogos Cave Visitor Center (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. E 5683  Timpanogos Cave 
Mahogany Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 2 mi. SE 8911  Timpanogos Cave 
Merideth Ditch (Canal) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. SW 4961  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. NW 5020  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. W 4961  Lehi 
House Rock Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. E 5679  Timpanogos Cave 

Links

Taxon Links for species Oenothera caespitosa  Nutt. [orth. var.]

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=Oenothera+caespitosa

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