Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04581 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Sisyrinchium idahoense E.P. Bicknell
Common name   Idaho blue-eyed grass
Donna M. Barnes   382  
   with K.T. Harper, R. Van Buren, D. Carter
Coll. Date 25 July 2000 
United States
San Juan County
Locality Elk Ridge road, S of Abajo Peak, [Johnson Creek Road, NE of Nizhoni Campground, S of the Abajo Mountains];
     Elev.: 8150 ft. (2485 m.)
Habitat Notes ponderosa pine and scrub oak community. 
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 37° 47'  N, 109° 29'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Sisyrinchium idahoense Bickn.

Common Name(s): Idaho blueeyed grass, Idaho blue-eyed grass.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=43266, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Liliidae
                            Order: Liliales
                                Family: Iridaceae
                                    Genus: Sisyrinchium
                                        Species: Sisyrinchium idahoense


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04581s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01688s1.jpg 
specimen image: 01731s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05796s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
16902 Cymopterus lemmonii      "Lemmon's spring parsley" 2.2 mi. N
06234 Evernia divaricata      "ring lichen" 1.7 mi. N
06237 Lecanora cenisia      "rim lichen" 1.2 mi. N
06229 Peltigera canina      "felt lichen" 1.2 mi. N
06232 Peltigera rufescens      "felt lichen" 1.2 mi. N
06231 Ramalina sinensis      "cartilage lichen" 1.2 mi. N
04475 Sagina saginoides      "arctic pearlwort" same section
06238 Xanthoparmelia coloradoensis      "Colorado xanthoparmelia lichen" 1.2 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Red Bluff Campground (Locale) San Juan County, UT 1.3 mi. NW 7986  Mount Linnaeus 
Jackson Camp (Locale) San Juan County, UT 1.4 mi. NE 9525  Abajo Peak 
Camp Jackson Dam (Dam) San Juan County, UT 1.8 mi. N 9167  Abajo Peak 
Camp Jackson Reservoir (Reservoir) San Juan County, UT 1.8 mi. N 9167  Abajo Peak 
Camp Jackson (Locale) San Juan County, UT 1.8 mi. N 9141  Abajo Peak 
Cherry Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 1.8 mi. NW   Mount Linnaeus 
Dream Mine (Mine) San Juan County, UT 2.4 mi. N 9459  Abajo Peak 
Cooley Gulch (Valley) San Juan County, UT 2.5 mi. N   Abajo Peak 
Dream Mine (Mine) San Juan County, UT 2.5 mi. N 8517  Abajo Peak 
San Juan County (Civil) San Juan County, UT 2.5 mi. S 7527  Mount Linnaeus 
South Peak (Summit) San Juan County, UT 2.4 mi. NE 11103  Abajo Peak 
Red Bluffs (Cliff) San Juan County, UT 2.5 mi. NW 8380  Mount Linnaeus 
Dickson Pass (Gap) San Juan County, UT 2.9 mi. N 10437  Abajo Peak 
Delicate Arch Trail (Trail) Grand County, UT 3.2 mi. S 7172  Mancos Jim Butte 
Gold Queen Mine (Mine) San Juan County, UT 3.4 mi. N 10886  Abajo Peak 
Carrol Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 3.7 mi. S   Blanding North 
Dry Wash Number Two Dam (Dam) San Juan County, UT 3.1 mi. W 7710  Mount Linnaeus 
Dry Wash Number Two Reservoir (Reservoir) San Juan County, UT 3.1 mi. W 7714  Mount Linnaeus 
Jackson Ridge (Ridge) San Juan County, UT 3.9 mi. N 11136  Abajo Peak 
Cooley Pass (Gap) San Juan County, UT 4 mi. N 10755  Abajo Peak 


Taxon Links for species Sisyrinchium idahoense  E.P. Bicknell

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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