Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 01532 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Silene menziesii Hook.
Common name   Menzies' campion
T. Billington   s.n.  
   with F. Billington
Coll. Date 01 July 1995 
United States
Weber County
Locality north end of Causey Reservoir, off SR 39, Ogden Canyon.
     Elev.: 6600 ft. (2012 m.)
Habitat Notes scrub oak-sagebrush community; red rocky soil. 
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 41° 18'  50" N, 111° 33'  20" W
Township Range T7N, R3E, Sec. 25  
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):

     Silene menziesii Hook.

Common Name(s): Menzies' campion, white catchfly.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=20083, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Caryophyllales
                                Family: Caryophyllaceae
                                    Genus: Silene
                                        Species: Silene menziesii


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01532s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 07537s2.jpg 
specimen image: 12285b1.jpg 
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specimen image: 12998d1.jpg 
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specimen image: 13067s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01526 Apocynum androsaemifolium  var. androsaemifolium   "spreading dogbane" same section
01525 Geranium viscosissimum  var. incisum   "sticky purple geranium" same section
01531 Ipomopsis aggregata  var. aggregata   "scarlet gilia" same section
01533 Melilotus officinalis      "yellow sweetclover" same section
01527 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" same section
01534 Phacelia hastata      "silverleaf scorpionweed" same section
01528 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" same section
01530 Scutellaria antirrhinoides      "snapdragon skullcap" same section
01529 Symphoricarpos oreophilus  var. utahensis   "Utah snowberry" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bear Hollow (Valley) Weber County, UT 2635 ft. N   Horse Ridge 
Lake Fork (Stream) Weber County, UT 1.1 mi. SE   Horse Ridge 
Camp Kiesel (Locale) Weber County, UT 1.1 mi. W 5716  Causey Dam 
Dry Bread Hollow (Valley) Weber County, UT 1.1 mi. W   Monte Cristo Peak 
Right Fork South Fork Ogden River (Stream) Weber County, UT 1.5 mi. SW   Horse Ridge 
Left Fork South Fork Ogden River (Stream) Weber County, UT 1.5 mi. SW   Horse Ridge 
Causey Spring (Spring) Weber County, UT 1.4 mi. NW 6401  Causey Dam 
Wheat Grass Canyon (Valley) Weber County, UT 1.4 mi. W   Monte Cristo Peak 
Skull Crack Canyon (Valley) Weber County, UT 1.9 mi. SW   Bybee Knoll 
Causey Dam (Dam) Weber County, UT 2 mi. SW 5696  Causey Dam 
Causey Reservoir (Reservoir) Weber County, UT 2 mi. SW 5696  Causey Dam 
Causey Dam (Dam) Weber County, UT 2 mi. SW 5696  Causey Dam 
Skull Crack Campground (Locale) Weber County, UT 2.3 mi. SW 6044  Causey Dam 
Skull Crack Trailhead (Locale) Weber County, UT 2.2 mi. SW 5758  Causey Dam 
Mill Hollow (Valley) Weber County, UT 2.6 mi. SW   Bybee Knoll 
Elk Ridge (Ridge) Weber County, UT 2.8 mi. N 7507  Causey Dam 
Heater Hollow (Valley) Weber County, UT 2.4 mi. SW   Causey Dam 
Pole Canyon (Valley) Weber County, UT 2.8 mi. SE   Causey Dam 
Baldy Ridge (Ridge) Weber County, UT 2.6 mi. NE 7878  Causey Dam 
Weber County Memorial Park (Park) Weber County, UT 2.6 mi. SW 5483  Causey Dam 


Taxon Links for species Silene menziesii  Hook.

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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