Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 15320 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
OnagraceaeOnagraceaeOnagraceae  
Species Oenothera cespitosa Nutt.
Common name   tufted evening primrose
Collector(s)
Michael C. Taylor   13  
Coll. Date 02 June 2008 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah County
Locality Wasatch Range, mouth of Dry Canyon, western base of Little Baldy.
     Elev.: 5400 ft. (1646 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 40° 20'  7.5" N, 111° 40'  32.16" 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.
15315 Aquilegia vulgaris      "European columbine" same section
15444 Artemisia       "sagebrush" 2.3 mi. NE
15254 Betula occidentalis      "water birch" 2.4 mi. NE
15251 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" 2 mi. N
15273 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 2.4 mi. NE
15371 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 1.8 mi. SW
15445 Gutierrezia sarothrae      "common snakeweed" 2.3 mi. NE
15372 Humulus lupulus      "common hop" 1.8 mi. SW
01546 Hydrophyllum occidentale  var. watsonii  1.7 mi. NW
06862 Lomatium triternatum  subsp. platycarpum   "Great Basin desert parsley" 2699 ft. N
01544 Mertensia ciliata      "mountain bluebells" 1.7 mi. NW
01545 Physaria acutifolia  var. acutifolia   "sharpleaf twinpod" 1.7 mi. NW
06861 Purshia mexicana      "Mexico cliffrose" 2699 ft. N
15269 Rhus trilobata      "skunkbush sumac" 2.4 mi. NE
15314 Salvia x sylvestris  hybrid [nemorosa x pratensis]   "woodland sage" same section
15256 Sambucus cerulea     2.4 mi. NE
08014 Toxicodendron rydbergii      "western poison ivy" 2.4 mi. NE

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1656 ft. SW 5059  Orem 
Dry Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. SW   Orem 
Orem Cemetery (Cemetery) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. S 4892  Orem 
Sumac Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. W   Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. S 4839  Orem 
Orchard School (School) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. S 4843  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. S 4817  Orem 
Canyon View Junior High School (School) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. S 4833  Orem 
Northridge School (School) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. SW 4800  Orem 
North Union Canal (Canal) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. SW 4794  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. W 4813  Orem 
Timpanogos Memorial Gardens (Cemetery) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. S 4820  Orem 
Windsor School (School) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. SW 4787  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. SW 4787  Orem 
Squaw Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. NW   Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. W 4777  Orem 
Alta Aqueduct (Canal) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. E 5581  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. S 4846  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. SW 4790  Orem 
Charter Canyon Hospital (Hospital) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. S 4856  Orem 

Links

Taxon Links for species Oenothera cespitosa  Nutt.

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+cespitosa

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