Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 01005 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Ipomopsis pumila (Nutt.) V.E. Grant
Common name   dwarf gilia
J.G. Harris   2288  
Coll. Date 28 May 1990 
United States
Emery County
Locality San Rafael Swell, Buckhorn Flats, along S base of Cedar Mtn
     Elev.: 6002 ft. (1830 m.)
Habitat Notes mixed desert shrub 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 39° 12'  41" N, 110° 46'  52" W
Township Range T18S, R10E, Sec. 27  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Ipomopsis pumila (Nutt.) V. Grant

     Gilia pumila Nutt.

Common Name(s): dwarf gilia, dwarf ipomopsis, low skyrocket, spotted gilia.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31217, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Solanales
                                Family: Polemoniaceae
                                    Genus: Ipomopsis
                                        Species: Ipomopsis pumila


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01067 Abronia fragrans      "snowball sand verbena" same section
01006 Aliciella leptomeria      "sand gilia" same section
02222 Amelanchier utahensis      "Utah serviceberry" 1.9 mi. S
01007 Aristida purpurea      "purple threeawn" same section
01066 Asclepias ruthiae      "Ruth's milkweed" same section
02221 Atriplex gardneri  var. cuneata  1.9 mi. S
02223 Cercocarpus intricatus      "little-leaf mountain mahogany" 1.9 mi. S
01012 Cryptantha flava      "yellow cat's eye" same section
01008 Descurainia pinnata  var. osmiarum  same section
01004 Gaillardia spathulata      "Colorado Plateau blanketflower" same section
01069 Hilaria jamesii      "James' galleta" same section
01010 Hymenopappus filifolius  var. cinereus   "common woollywhite" same section
01068 Krascheninnikovia lanata      "winterfat" same section
01003 Lygodesmia grandiflora  var. grandiflora   "large-flowered skeleton plant" same section
01009 Malacothrix sonchoides      "sowthistle desert-dandelion" same section
01070 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" same section
01011 Streptanthella longirostris      "long-beaked streptanthella" same section
02301 Symphoricarpos longiflorus      "long-flowered snowberry" 1.9 mi. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Jim Wilson Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 0.9 mi. E 5758  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Job Corps Pond (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 1.2 mi. S 5653  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Little Cedar Mountain (Summit) Emery County, UT 1.7 mi. SW 6267  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Buckhorn Flat (Flat) Emery County, UT 2.2 mi. SE 5624  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Buckhorn Well (Well) Emery County, UT 2.6 mi. S 5620  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Red Knoll (Summit) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. S 5804  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Buckhorn Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 2.7 mi. NW 5801  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Buckhorn Dam (Dam) Emery County, UT 2.7 mi. NW 5801  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Guymon Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 5712  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Bull Hollow Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. NW   Cleveland 
Buckhorn Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 3.1 mi. NW 5784  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Drought Relief Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 3.3 mi. SE 5588  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Buckhorn Corral (Locale) Emery County, UT 3.3 mi. SE 5620  Bob Hill Knoll 
Sand Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 3.6 mi. S 5571  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Dog Ponds (Lake) Emery County, UT 2.9 mi. E 5761  Bob Hill Knoll 
Right Fork Bull Hollow (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.7 mi. NE   Buckhorn Reservoir 
White Rocks (Pillar) Emery County, UT 3.3 mi. SW 5686  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Cloyds Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 4.1 mi. S 5722  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Mud Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 3.4 mi. E 6933  Bob Hill Knoll 
Bull Hollow Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 4.4 mi. N 6030  Cleveland 


Taxon Links for species Ipomopsis pumila  (Nutt.) V.E. Grant

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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