Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03998 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Camissonia scapoidea (Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray) P.H. Raven
Infraspecific    var. scapoidea 
Common name   Paiute suncup
J.G. Harris   2435  
   with D.V. Axford
Coll. Date 13 May 1992 
United States
Emery County
Locality San Rafael Swell, along the road to Swazey's Leap, on the southern slopes of Mexican Mountain;
     Elev.: 5182 ft. (1580 m.)
Habitat Notes salt desert shrub community; Moenkopi Formation. 
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 38° 59'  31" N, 110° 29'  42" W
Township Range T21S, R13E, Sec. 16  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Camissonia scapoidea ssp. scapoidea (Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray) Raven

     Oenothera scapoidea Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray
     Oenothera scapoidea var. seorsa (A. Nels.) Munz

Common Name(s): Paiute suncup, Seorsa evening primrose, Seorsa eveningprimrose.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=27544, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Myrtales
                                Family: Onagraceae
                                    Genus: Camissonia
                                        Species: Camissonia scapoidea
                                            Subspecies: Camissonia scapoidea ssp. scapoidea


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03998s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 06148s1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
04032 Abronia fragrans      "snowball sand verbena" 1.5 mi. W
03996 Astragalus sabulonum      "gravel milkvetch" 1.5 mi. W
04000 Atriplex gardneri  var. cuneata  same section
10283 Baccharis viminea  var. atwoodii   "spring seep-willow" 2579 ft. S
03992 Chaenactis stevioides      "desert pincushion" 1.5 mi. W
03990 Chaetopappa ericoides      "rose-heath" 1.5 mi. W
04033 Chrysopsis villosa  var. minor   "hairy goldenaster" 1.5 mi. W
04036 Cleome lutea      "yellow spiderflower" 1.5 mi. W
04030 Eriogonum inflatum  var. inflatum   "desert trumpet" 1.5 mi. W
03994 Erioneuron pilosum      "hairy woolly grass" 1.5 mi. W
04038 Gaillardia pinnatifida      "Hopi blanketflower" 1.5 mi. W
03991 Ipomopsis roseata      "rosy gilia" 1.5 mi. W
03997 Machaeranthera tanacetifolia      "tanseyleaf tansy aster" 1.5 mi. W
03995 Mentzelia multiflora  var. multiflora   "Adonis blazingstar" 1.5 mi. W
04031 Plantago patagonica      "Patagonia plantain" 1.5 mi. W
03999 Psorothamnus nummularius      "Jones' dalea" same section
04001 Sphaeralcea parvifolia      "small-leaf globemallow" 1.5 mi. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Mexican Mountain (Summit) Emery County, UT 1.6 mi. NE 6227  Mexican Mountain 
Black Box (Valley) Emery County, UT 1.9 mi. NE   Devils Hole 
Swazys Leap (Cliff) Emery County, UT 1.7 mi. E 4712  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Jackass Benches (Bench) Emery County, UT 2.5 mi. S 5771  Drowned Hole Draw 
Indian Bench (Bench) Emery County, UT 2.3 mi. NW 5364  Devils Hole 
Lower Black Box (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.5 mi. SE   Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Sulphur Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 2.7 mi. SE 4334  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Sulfur Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 2.7 mi. SE 4328  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Mexican Bend (Bend) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. NE 4557  Mexican Mountain 
Drowneded Hole Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.7 mi. W   Drowned Hole Draw 
Spring Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.2 mi. NE   Devils Hole 
Black Dragon Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 4.1 mi. SW 6008  Drowned Hole Draw 
Nates Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.3 mi. NE   Devils Hole 
Drowned Hole (Basin) Emery County, UT 4 mi. SW 5962  Drowned Hole Draw 
Leanhart Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.3 mi. W   Devils Hole 
Lockhart Box (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.3 mi. W   Devils Hole 
Lockhart Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.4 mi. W   Drowned Hole Draw 
Black Dragon Pictograph (Locale) Emery County, UT 5.1 mi. SE 4626  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Jackass Flat (Flat) Emery County, UT 5.1 mi. SW 6155  Drowned Hole Draw 
Rattlesnake Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 5.7 mi. SW 6368  Drowned Hole Draw 


Taxon Links for species Camissonia scapoidea  (Nutt. ex 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

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