Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05181 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Cryptantha abata I.M. Johnst.
Common name   low cat's eye
Donna M. Barnes   694  
   with R. Jolley
Coll. Date 08 May 2001 
United States
Garfield County
Locality Highway 12, at Red Canyon, along roadside.
     Elev.: 7080 ft. (2159 m.)
Habitat Notes ponderosa, manzanita 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° 44'  N, 112° 19'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Cryptantha abata I.M. Johnston

Common Name(s): abata cryptantha, dent-nut catseye, dentnut cryptantha.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31781, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Lamiales
                                Family: Boraginaceae
                                    Genus: Cryptantha
                                        Species: Cryptantha abata


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05181s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 10007s3.jpg 
specimen image: 10573s2.jpg 
specimen image: 13579s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05179 Draba subalpina      "subalpine whitlow-cress" same section
05180 Elymus scribneri      "spreading wheatgrass" same section
06066 Hymenopappus filifolius  var. nanus   "Great Basin woollywhite" same section
06067 Linum australe      "southern flax" same section
05178 Pedicularis centranthera      "dwarf lousewort" same section
05177 Potentilla bicrenata      "round-toothed cinquefoil" same section
06040 Senecio canus      "woolly groundsel" same section
06039 Stenotus armerioides  var. armerioides   "thrifty goldenweed" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Red Canyon Campground (Locale) Garfield County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 7294  Wilson Peak 
Butch Cassidy Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.2 mi. E   Casto Canyon 
Black Mountain (Summit) Garfield County, UT 1.6 mi. N 7901  Casto Canyon 
Red Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.4 mi. NW   Wilson Peak 
Losee Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.7 mi. N   Casto Canyon 
Corral Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. E   Casto Canyon 
Wilson Peak (Summit) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. S 9033  Wilson Peak 
Wilson Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.2 mi. S   Wilson Peak 
Cabin Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.7 mi. E   Bryce Canyon 
Casto Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.6 mi. N   Flake Mountain West 
Hillsdale Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. S   Wilson Peak 
Horse Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. NE 8147  Casto Canyon 
Casto Springs (Spring) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. NW 6884  Casto Canyon 
Hillsdale (Populated Place) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. W 6792  Hatch 
Bald Hill (Summit) Sevier County, UT 4.5 mi. SW 7271  Wilson Peak 
Johnsonville Site (Locale) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. W 6775  Hatch 
Lightning Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4.2 mi. E   Bryce Canyon 
Bill Pinney Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 4.9 mi. N 6884  Casto Canyon 
Johnson Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 5.2 mi. S   Wilson Peak 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4.6 mi. W   Haycock Mountain 


Taxon Links for species Cryptantha abata  I.M. Johnst.

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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