Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 00955 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Oxytropis oreophila A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. jonesii (Barneby) Barneby
Common name   Jone's oxytrope
J.G. Harris   2231  
Coll. Date 13 August 1989 
United States
Garfield County
Locality mouth of Escalante Canyon, at Widtsoe.
     Elev.: 6888 ft. (2100 m.)
Habitat Notes bristlecone pine community, barren scree slopes. 
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° 49'  53" N, 111° 59'  27" W
Township Range T34S, R2W, Sec. 22  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Oxytropis oreophila var. jonesii (Barneby) Barneby

     Oxytropis jonesii Barneby

Common Name(s): Jone's oxytrope.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=529344, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Oxytropis
                                        Species: Oxytropis oreophila
                                            Variety: Oxytropis oreophila var. jonesii


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 00955s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04755s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06037s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08590s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11981c1.jpg 
specimen image: 11981d1.jpg 
specimen image: 11981b1.jpg 
specimen image: 11981a1.jpg 
specimen image: 11981s2.jpg 
specimen image: 13482s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01100 Aquilegia scopulorum  var. scopulorum   "Utah columbine" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Escalante Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1152 ft. NE   Sweetwater Creek 
Widtsoe (Populated Place) Garfield County, UT 1367 ft. W 7612  Sweetwater Creek 
Widtsoe Junction (Populated Place) Garfield County, UT 0.6 mi. W 7573  Flake Mountain East 
Widtsoe Cemetery (Cemetery) Garfield County, UT 1.1 mi. SW 7582  Flake Mountain East 
Dry Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.1 mi. NE   Sweetwater Creek 
Mud Spring Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. SW   Sweetwater Creek 
Manning Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. E   Sweetwater Creek 
South Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3 mi. NW   Sweetwater Creek 
Clay Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2.9 mi. NW   Pine Lake 
Dry Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. S   Sweetwater Creek 
Hunt Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.3 mi. W   Flake Mountain East 
Prospect Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.1 mi. N   Flake Mountain East 
Sweetwater Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.1 mi. N   Sweetwater Creek 
Reynolds Spring Reservoir (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. NW 7356  Flake Mountain East 
Birch Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.4 mi. N   Grass Lakes 
Brush Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. NE   Grass Lakes 
Hurricane Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4 mi. NE   Sweetwater Creek 
Cameron Wash Reservoir Number 1 (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 4.6 mi. S 7648  Flake Mountain East 
Ranch Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 5 mi. N   Grass Lakes 
Horse Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 5.2 mi. N   Sweetwater Creek 


Taxon Links for species Oxytropis oreophila  A. 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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