Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03780 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Linum perenne L.
Common name   blue flax
R.D. Huish   s.n.  
Coll. Date 22 May 1999 
United States
Juab County
Locality Burristen ponds, W of Mona and S of Mona Res.
     Elev.: 4740 ft. (1445 m.)
Habitat Notes sagebrush 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° 47'  39" N, 111° 51'  51" W
Township Range T12S, R1E, Sec. 6  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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

     Linum perenne L.

     Linum lewisii auct. non Pursh

Common Name(s): blue flax.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=29217, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Linales
                                Family: Linaceae
                                    Genus: Linum
                                        Species: Linum perenne


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03780s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 12786s2.jpg 
specimen image: 15817s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Burriston Ponds (Lake) Juab County, UT 1218 ft. N 4905  Mona 
Currant Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 2800 ft. S   Mona 
Swasey Family Cemetery (Cemetery) Juab County, UT 1.2 mi. N 4899  Slate Jack Canyon 
Willow Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 1.1 mi. NE   Mona 
Mona (Populated Place) Juab County, UT 1.6 mi. N 4977  Mona 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Juab County, UT 1.7 mi. N 4984  Mona 
Mona School (School) Juab County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 5026  Mona 
Old Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 1.8 mi. N   Slate Jack Canyon 
Mona Reservoir (Reservoir) Juab County, UT 1.8 mi. N 4885  Mona 
Mona Cemetery (Cemetery) Juab County, UT 1.6 mi. NE 5181  Mona 
Pioneer Memorial Park (Cemetery) Juab County, UT 1.9 mi. N 4951  Mona 
Ingram Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 1.7 mi. SE   Mona 
West Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 2.1 mi. S   Sugarloaf 
Wide Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 1.7 mi. SE   Mona 
Long Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 1.8 mi. SE   Mona 
Wildcat Gulch (Valley) Juab County, UT 1.8 mi. E   Mona 
Bear Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.3 mi. NE   Mona 
Crooked Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.7 mi. N   Slate Jack Canyon 
Birch Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 2.6 mi. SE   Mona 
Couch Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.8 mi. NE   Mona 


Taxon Links for species Linum perenne  L.

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

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