Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 01084 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Linum kingii S. Watson
Common name   King's flax
J.G. Harris   2182  
Coll. Date 05 August 1989 
United States
Sanpete County
Locality Wasatch Plateau, Skyline Drive, ca. 15 km S of Fairview Canyon road.
     Elev.: 10332 ft. (3150 m.)
Habitat Notes damp 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 39° 20'  14" N, 111° 26'  55" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Linum kingii S. Wats.

     Cathartolinum kingii (S. Wats.) Small
     Cathartolinum sedoides (Porter) Small
     Linum kingii var. pinetorum M.E. Jones
     Linum kingii var. sedoides Porter
     Mesyniopsis kingii (S. Wats.) W.A. Weber

Common Name(s): King's flax.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=29213, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Linales
                                Family: Linaceae
                                    Genus: Linum
                                        Species: Linum kingii


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01084s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02225s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02795s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03052s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03065s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06072s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09070s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10119s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
00133 Pedicularis groenlandica      "elephant's head" same section
00131 Potentilla fruticosa     same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Wasatch Ditch (Canal) Sanpete County, UT 1437 ft. S 10194  Danish Knoll 
Larson Tunnel (Tunnel) Sanpete County, UT 2982 ft. N 10306  Danish Knoll 
Ephiraim Tunnel (Tunnel) Sanpete County, UT 0.8 mi. S 10135  Danish Knoll 
Flat Iron Point (Cliff) Sanpete County, UT 1.1 mi. SW 9889  Danish Knoll 
North Ephraim Ditch (Canal) Sanpete County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 9653  Danish Knoll 
Horseshoe Tunnel (Tunnel) Sanpete County, UT 1.4 mi. N 10440  Danish Knoll 
Madsen Ditch (Canal) Sanpete County, UT 1.5 mi. S 10096  Danish Knoll 
White Ledge (Bench) Sanpete County, UT 1.3 mi. NW 9462  Danish Knoll 
The Big Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 1.4 mi. W 9157  Danish Knoll 
Horseshoe Ditch (Canal) Sanpete County, UT 1.8 mi. N 10483  Danish Knoll 
New Canyon Reservoir (Reservoir) Sanpete County, UT 1.8 mi. N 8878  Danish Knoll 
Bluebell Flat (Flat) Sanpete County, UT 1.8 mi. SW 8895  Danish Knoll 
Becks Ridge (Ridge) Sanpete County, UT 1.9 mi. SE 10086  Danish Knoll 
Rock Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2 mi. S   Danish Knoll 
Left Fork Cotton Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1.7 mi. W   Danish Knoll 
Freds Flat (Flat) Sanpete County, UT 1.8 mi. NW 9069  Danish Knoll 
Seely Guard Station (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 2 mi. SE 9895  Danish Knoll 
Alpine Experiment Station (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 2.5 mi. S 10151  Danish Knoll 
Mud Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 2.1 mi. NW 8819  Danish Knoll 
Larsen Ditch (Canal) Sanpete County, UT 2.1 mi. NE 10358  Danish Knoll 


Taxon Links for species Linum kingii  S. Watson

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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