Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05102 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Gayophytum ramosissimum Torr. & Gray
Common name   pinyon groundsmoke
D.M. Barnes   624  
   with R. Jolley
Coll. Date 07 May 2001 
United States
Kane County
Locality Utah Highway 9, ca. 1 mile W of Mount Carmel Junction;
     Elev.: 5550 ft. (1692 m.)
Habitat Notes red, sandy soil; pinyon-juniper 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° 13'  11" N, 112° 41'  48" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Gayophytum ramosissimum Torr. & Gray

Common Name(s): muchbranched groundsmoke, pinyon groundsmoke.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=27679, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Myrtales
                                Family: Onagraceae
                                    Genus: Gayophytum
                                        Species: Gayophytum ramosissimum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05102s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00868s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08948s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11771d1.jpg 
specimen image: 11771s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11857s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12385s1.jpg 
specimen image: 16850s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05106 Allium macropetalum      "large-flowered wild onion" same section
05103 Aristida purpurea      "purple threeawn" same section
05100 Camissonia parvula      "Lewis River suncup" same section
05101 Cryptantha gracilis      "narrow-stemmed forget-me-not" same section
05089 Cryptantha humilis      "round-spiked cat's eye" same section
05108 Cryptantha micrantha      "purple-rooted forget-me-not" same section
05855 Draba reptans      "Carolina whitlow-cress" same section
05099 Gilia ophthalmoides      "eyed gilia" same section
05090 Haplopappus armerioides  var. armerioides   "thrifty goldenweed" same section
05097 Lithospermum incisum      "narrow-leaf stoneseed" same section
05867 Opuntia phaeacantha  var. discata  same section
05868 Physaria newberryi      "Newberry's twinpod" same section
05087 Poa fendleriana  subsp. longiligula   "muttongrass" same section
05105 Poa glauca  subsp. glauca   "Greenland bluegrass" same section
05086 Streptanthella longirostris      "long-beaked streptanthella" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Twin Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 0.8 mi. SE   Mount Carmel 
State Barn Wash (Valley) Kane County, UT 0.8 mi. E   Mount Carmel 
Mount Carmel Trailer Park (Populated Place) Kane County, UT 0.9 mi. E 5197  Mount Carmel 
Mount Carmel Junction (Populated Place) Kane County, UT 0.9 mi. E 5204  Mount Carmel 
Long Valley (Valley) Kane County, UT 1.3 mi. NE   Long Valley Junction 
Spring Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 1.4 mi. NE   Orderville 
Sand Wash (Valley) Kane County, UT 1.4 mi. NE   White Tower 
Monument Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 1.9 mi. SW   Mount Carmel 
Moncur Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 2 mi. S 5430  Mount Carmel 
Muddy Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 2 mi. NE   Strawberry Point 
Foot Ranch (Locale) Kane County, UT 2.1 mi. SW 5030  Mount Carmel 
Lower Sand Wash (Valley) Kane County, UT 2 mi. NE   White Tower 
Winsor Cove (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.3 mi. NE   Orderville 
Joseph Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.3 mi. SW   Mount Carmel 
Mount Carmel Cemetery (Cemetery) Kane County, UT 2.5 mi. NE 5348  Mount Carmel 
Burnt Flat Gulch (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.3 mi. W   Orderville 
Meeks Cliffs (Cliff) Kane County, UT 2.8 mi. S 5643  Mount Carmel 
Mount Carmel (Populated Place) Kane County, UT 2.6 mi. NE 5302  Mount Carmel 
Carmel Mountain Ranch Airport (Airport) Kane County, UT 3.3 mi. N 5965  Orderville 
Trail Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.8 mi. N   Orderville 


Taxon Links for species Gayophytum ramosissimum  Torr. & Gray

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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