Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15118 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Castilleja flava S. Watson
Common name   yellow paintbrush
K. Anderson   s.n.  
Coll. Date Summer 2004 
United States
Garfield County
Locality Boulder Mountain, Chriss Lake Trailhead.
     Elev.: 9600 ft. (2927 m.)
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 38° 1'  37.92" N, 111° 24'  14.04" W
Datum NAD83 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Castilleja flava S. Wats.

Common Name(s): yellow Indian paintbrush, yellow paintbrush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=33115, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Scrophulariales
                                Family: Scrophulariaceae
                                    Genus: Castilleja
                                        Species: Castilleja flava


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 15118s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 08870s2.jpg 
specimen image: 12944e1.jpg 
specimen image: 12944d1.jpg 
specimen image: 12944c1.jpg 
specimen image: 12944s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15807s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05378 Artemisia carruthii      "Carruth's wormwood" 1.3 mi. S
05395 Artemisia ludoviciana  var. latiloba   "Louisiana wormwood" 1.3 mi. S
01387 Castilleja       "Wyoming Indian paintbrush" 2853 ft. S
15120 Castilleja linariifolia      "Wyoming Indian paintbrush" 1.5 mi. SW
05376 Geranium caespitosum      "James' geranium" 1.3 mi. S
05377 Hymenoxys richardsonii  var. richardsonii   "Richardson's rubberweed" 1.3 mi. S
05396 Senecio spartioides  var. spartioides   "broom ragwort" 1.3 mi. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Chriss Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 457 ft. N 9508  Deer Creek Lake 
Moosman Reservoir (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 1.1 mi. N 9889  Deer Creek Lake 
Gresham Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 1 mi. NE 9932  Deer Creek Lake 
Deer Creek Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 1.4 mi. NE 9945  Deer Creek Lake 
Green Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 1.5 mi. NE 9981  Deer Creek Lake 
The Baldys (Summit) Garfield County, UT 1.5 mi. NW 9935  Deer Creek Lake 
Deer Lakes (Lake) Garfield County, UT 2.2 mi. NE 10877  Deer Creek Lake 
Deer Mountain (Summit) Garfield County, UT 2.5 mi. S 8964  Boulder Town 
West Deer Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. S   Deer Creek Lake 
Middle Deer Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. S   Deer Creek Lake 
East Deer Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. S   Lower Bowns Reservoir 
Sawmill (Building) Garfield County, UT 2.9 mi. N 10834  Deer Creek Lake 
East Boulder Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. W   Blind Lake 
Steep Creek Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. E 9978  Lower Bowns Reservoir 
Grass Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. NW 9745  Deer Creek Lake 
Point Lookout (Summit) Garfield County, UT 2.7 mi. SE 9495  Lower Bowns Reservoir 
Oak Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.3 mi. N   Deer Creek Lake 
Kings Pasture Reservoir (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 2.7 mi. W 9236  Deer Creek Lake 
Kings Pasture (Flat) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. W 9266  Deer Creek Lake 
Lake Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3 mi. W   Deer Creek Lake 


Taxon Links for species Castilleja flava  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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