Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15988 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Calylophus lavandulifolius (Torr. & Gray) P.H. Raven
Common name   lavender-leaf sundrops
R.D. Fitts   2009-42  
   with S.C. Fitts
Coll. Date 23 June 2009 
United States
Uintah County
Locality on ridge south of Little Dick's Bottom at the Colorado border, vicinity of the White River;
     Elev.: 5613 ft. (1711 m.)
Habitat Notes sandy soil, oil shale, N-facing slope, on a ridge top; with Atriplex confertifolia, Tetradymia, black sage; 
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° 0'  46.22" N, 109° 2'  58.22" W
UTM 12 4431006N  666468E 
Datum NAD83 
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.
Specimen Notes yellow flowers, full bloom.  


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

     Calylophus lavandulifolius (Torr. & Gray) Raven

     Calylophus hartwegii ssp. lavandulifolius (Torr. & Gray) Towner & Raven
     Calylophus hartwegii var. lavandulifolius (Torr. & Gray) Shinners
     Galpinsia lavandulifolia (Torr. & Gray) Small
     Oenothera lavandulifolia Torr. & Gray
     Oenothera lavandulifolia var. glandulosa Munz
     Oenothera lavandulifolia var. typica Munz

Common Name(s): lavendarleaf eveningprimrose, lavender calylophus, lavender sundrop, lavenderleaf sundrops.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=501160, click for more information and references)

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


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.
15978 Aliciella pinnatifida      "sticky gilia" 1.3 mi. SE
15997 Astragalus chamaeleuce      "cicada milkvetch" 3.2 mi. S
15975 Calochortus nuttallii      "sego lily" 2 mi. SE
16000 Chaetopappa ericoides      "rose-heath" 3.2 mi. S
15996 Chamaechaenactis scaposa      "fullstem" 3.2 mi. S
15999 Cirsium scopulorum      "mountain thistle" 3.2 mi. S
16005 Gilia pinnatifida     3 mi. S
15956 Penstemon fremontii      "Fremont's beardtongue" 7 mi. S
15976 Phacelia crenulata  var. corrugata   "notch-leaf scorpionweed" 1.3 mi. SE
15998 Physaria acutifolia      "sharpleaf twinpod" 3.3 mi. S
16004 Physaria acutifolia      "sharpleaf twinpod" 3 mi. S
16012 Physaria rectipes      "straight bladderpod" 3.1 mi. S
16001 Pseudoroegneria spicata      "bluebunch wheatgrass" 3.2 mi. S
14028 Schoenocrambe linifolia      "flaxleaf plainsmustard" 5.4 mi. S
16010 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" 3.2 mi. S
15957 Thelypodiopsis elegans      "Westwater tumblemustard" 7 mi. S
14027 Thlaspi montanum     5.4 mi. S
15985 Townsendia incana      "silvery Townsend-daisy" 5.4 mi. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Little Dicks Bottom (Bend) Uintah County, UT 2561 ft. W 5059  Walsh Knolls 
Gilsonite Draw (Valley) Rio Blanco County, CO 1.5 mi. N   Weaver Ridge 
Iron Bridge Mine (Mine) Rio Blanco County, CO 2.5 mi. NE 5315  Walsh Knolls 
Cripple Horse Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.5 mi. SW   Weaver Ridge 
Cowboy Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.5 mi. W   Walsh Knolls 
Cottonwood Creek (Stream) Rio Blanco County, CO 2.8 mi. NE   Banta Ridge 
Walsh Knolls (Summit) Uintah County, UT 3.8 mi. N 5794  Walsh Knolls 
Dripping Rock Creek (Stream) Moffat County, CO 3.8 mi. NE   Plug Hat Rock 
Lower Cottonwood Reservoir (Reservoir) Rio Blanco County, CO 3.4 mi. SE 5443  Banta Ridge 
Banty Point (Summit) Rio Blanco County, CO 3.7 mi. NE 5916  Banty Point 
Weaver Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 4.1 mi. SW   Weaver Ridge 
Weaver Ridge (Ridge) Uintah County, UT 5 mi. S 6168  Weaver Ridge 
Weaver Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 4.2 mi. SW   Weaver Ridge 


Taxon Links for species Calylophus lavandulifolius  (Torr. & Gray) P.H. Raven

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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