Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 17859 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Linanthastrum nuttallii (A. Gray) Ewan
R. Van Buren   1728  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 09 August 2007 
United States
Washington County
Locality Little Creek Valley, Kolob Terrace Road, ca. 1.3 road miles N of the junction with the Wildcat Canyon Trailhead Road, Zion National Park;
     Elev.: 7369 ft. (2246 m.)
Latitude Longitude 37° 21'  25" N, 113° 4'  16.5" 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.
Voucher Voucher for "Woody Plants of Utah" by R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper, J. Cooper 
Specimen Notes Journal Code: L14S1. 


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

     Linanthus nuttallii ssp. nuttallii (Gray) Greene ex Milliken

     Gilia nuttallii Gray
     Leptodactylon nuttallii (Gray) Rydb.
     Linanthastrum nuttallii (Gray) Ewan

Common Name(s): Nuttall's desert trumpets, Nuttall's linanthus.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31267, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Solanales
                                Family: Polemoniaceae
                                    Genus: Linanthus
                                        Species: Linanthus nuttallii
                                            Subspecies: Linanthus nuttallii ssp. nuttallii


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 13504s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
17855 Chrysothamnus depressus      "dwarf rabbitbrush" 1.4 mi. N
17857 Ericameria parryi  var. nevadensis   "Nevada rabbitbrush" 1.4 mi. N
17977 Phlox jonesii      "Jones' southern phlox" 800 ft. NE
17856 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" 1.4 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Pocket Mesa (Summit) Washington County, UT 2951 ft. SE 7149  The Guardian Angels 
Little Creek Valley (Valley) Washington County, UT 1 mi. N   Kolob Reservoir 
Little Creek Sinks (Basin) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. N 7641  The Guardian Angels 
Jobs Head (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. W 7169  The Guardian Angels 
Oak Spring Valley (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. NE   Kolob Reservoir 
Pine Valley Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. S 6943  The Guardian Angels 
Lamareau Ranch (Locale) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. N 7878  Kolob Reservoir 
Upper Kolob Plateau (Plain) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. N 7914  Kolob Reservoir 
Lava Point Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. E 7376  The Guardian Angels 
Home Valley Knoll (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. NE 8127  Kolob Reservoir 
Firepit Knoll (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. W 7212  The Guardian Angels 
Northgate Peaks (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. S 7015  The Guardian Angels 
Lower Kolob Plateau (Plain) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. NE 7953  Kolob Reservoir 
Pine Valley (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. S   The Guardian Angels 
Little Creek Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. N 8698  Kolob Reservoir 
Spendlove Knoll (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 6726  The Guardian Angels 
Wolf Springs Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. S   The Guardian Angels 
North Guardian Angel (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. S 7235  The Guardian Angels 
Wolf Spring Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. S   The Guardian Angels 
Bear Valley (Valley) Washington County, UT 3 mi. N   Kolob Reservoir 


Taxon Links for species Linanthastrum nuttallii  (A. Gray) Ewan

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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