Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04150 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Camissonia claviformis (Torr. & Frem.) P.H. Raven
Infraspecific    var. aurantiaca (Munz) Cronquist
Common name   brown-eyed primrose
D.M. Barnes   s.n.  
Coll. Date 04 March 2000 
United States
San Bernardino County
Locality sand dunes about 30 miles N of Baker, on E side of Highway 127.
     Elev.: 616 ft. (188 m.)
Habitat Notes dry desert community; sandy 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 35° 39'  N, 116° 17'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)
Specimen Notes [+/- intermediate to var. claviformis, atypical morphotype with yellow flowers & strigose pubescence throughout, J. Alexander, Oct. 2010] 


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

     Camissonia claviformis ssp. aurantiaca (Munz) Raven

     Camissonia claviformis var. aurantiaca (Munz) Cronq.
     Oenothera claviformis ssp. aurantiaca (Munz) Raven
     Oenothera claviformis var. aurantiaca (Munz) Munz

Common Name(s): browneyes.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=27492, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04150s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 11397d1.jpg 
specimen image: 11397s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11417s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15704s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
04159 Abronia villosa      "desert sand verbena" same section
04160 Palafoxia arida      "desert Spanish needles" same section
04149 Palafoxia arida      "desert Spanish needles" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Little Dumont Dunes (Summit) San Bernardino County, CA 0.6 mi. N 449  Saddle Peak Hills 
Salt Spring Hills (Range) San Bernardino County, CA 0.8 mi. SE 929  Saddle Peak Hills 
Amargosa Spring (Spring) San Bernardino County, CA 1.1 mi. S 538  Saddle Peak Hills 
Salt Creek (Stream) San Bernardino County, CA 1.6 mi. W   West of Baker 
Dumont Dunes (Summit) San Bernardino County, CA 4.3 mi. NE 860  Dumont Dunes 
Kingston Wash (Stream) San Bernardino County, CA 4.6 mi. SE   Clark Mountain 
Anvil Canyon (Valley) San Bernardino County, CA 5 mi. SW   Sheep Creek Spring 
Sheep Creek Mine (Mine) San Bernardino County, CA 5.8 mi. SW 1627  Sheep Creek Spring 
Sheep Creek Spring (Spring) San Bernardino County, CA 6 mi. SW 1749  Sheep Creek Spring 


Taxon Links for species Camissonia claviformis  (Torr. & Frem.) 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

Google Images

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:

Zooming out might reveal more collections in other states.

Note: Printing this page will show all information sequentially.   edit