Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 17977 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Phlox jonesii Wherry
Common name   Jones' southern phlox
R. Van Buren   1846  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 07 August 2010 
United States
Washington County
Locality Little Creek Valley, Kolob Terrace Road, near a little bridge ca. 1.6 road miles N of the junction with the Wildcat Canyon Trailhead Road, Zion National Park;
     Elev.: 7382 ft. (2250 m.)
Latitude Longitude 37° 21'  31.3" N, 113° 4'  22.5" 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: L5S1. 


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

     Phlox jonesii Wherry

     Phlox austromontana var. jonesii (Wherry) Welsh

Common Name(s): Zion phlox.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=504319, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Solanales
                                Family: Polemoniaceae
                                    Genus: Phlox
                                        Species: Phlox jonesii


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
17859 Linanthastrum nuttallii     800 ft. SW
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 0.7 mi. SE 7149  The Guardian Angels 
Little Creek Valley (Valley) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. N   Kolob Reservoir 
Little Creek Sinks (Basin) Washington County, UT 1 mi. N 7641  The Guardian Angels 
Jobs Head (Summit) Washington County, UT 0.9 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 1.6 mi. S 6943  The Guardian Angels 
Upper Kolob Plateau (Plain) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. N 7914  Kolob Reservoir 
Lamareau Ranch (Locale) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. N 7878  Kolob Reservoir 
Firepit Knoll (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. W 7212  The Guardian Angels 
Lava Point Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. E 7376  The Guardian Angels 
Home Valley Knoll (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. NE 8127  Kolob Reservoir 
Northgate Peaks (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. S 7015  The Guardian Angels 
Lower Kolob Plateau (Plain) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. NE 7953  Kolob Reservoir 
Little Creek Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. N 8698  Kolob Reservoir 
Spendlove Knoll (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 6726  The Guardian Angels 
Pine Valley (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. S   The Guardian Angels 
Wolf Springs Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. S   The Guardian Angels 
Bear Valley (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. N   Kolob Reservoir 
Wolf Spring Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3 mi. S   The Guardian Angels 
North Guardian Angel (Summit) Washington County, UT 3 mi. S 7235  The Guardian Angels 


Taxon Links for species Phlox jonesii  Wherry

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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