Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05206 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Gayophytum decipiens F.H. Lewis & Szweykowski
Common name   deceptive groundsmoke
Donna M. Barnes   752  
   with R. Jolley
Coll. Date 05 July 2001 
United States
Wasatch County
Locality Highway 150, Jordanelle Dam overlook, roadside.
     Elev.: 6229 ft. (1899 m.)
Habitat Notes W facing slope, compact soil, oak-sage 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 40° 34'  N, 111° 25'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Gayophytum decipiens Lewis & Szweykowski

Common Name(s): deceptive groundsmoke.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=27670, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05206s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00687s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04399s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06264s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07309s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08771s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08928s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05207 Lithophragma parviflorum      "small-flowered woodland-star" same section
05204 Melica bulbosa      "onion-grass" same section
05205 Poa glauca  subsp. glauca   "Greenland bluegrass" same section
02489 Salix lucida      "shining willow" 1.6 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 1.1 mi. NW   Heber City 
Jordanelle (Populated Place) Wasatch County, UT 2 mi. N 5873  Heber City 
Timpanogos Canal (Canal) Wasatch County, UT 2 mi. S 5870  Heber City 
Drain Tunnel Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 2.3 mi. N   Park City East 
Wasatch Canal (Canal) Wasatch County, UT 2.3 mi. S 5643  Heber City 
Coyote Canyon (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2.3 mi. S   Heber City 
Park Heber Tunnel (Mine) Wasatch County, UT 2 mi. W 6447  Heber City 
Middle Ditch (Canal) Wasatch County, UT 2.6 mi. S 5597  Heber City 
Murdock Powerhouse (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 2.8 mi. N 6185  Heber City 
McHenry Canyon (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2.9 mi. N   Heber City 
Hailstone (Populated Place) Wasatch County, UT 2.9 mi. N 6185  Heber City 
First Baptist Church (Church) Wasatch County, UT 3 mi. S 5601  Heber City 
Heber Valley Baptist Church (Church) Wasatch County, UT 3 mi. S 5604  Heber City 
Dutch Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2.8 mi. SW   Heber City 
Westside Ditch (Canal) Wasatch County, UT 3.1 mi. SW 5571  Heber City 
River Ditch (Canal) Wasatch County, UT 2.9 mi. SW 5666  Heber City 
Big Dutch Pete Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 3.4 mi. N   Heber City 
McDonalds Little Valley (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2.7 mi. E   Heber City 
Keeler Tunnel (Mine) Wasatch County, UT 3.5 mi. N 6185  Heber City 
Park Premier Shaft (Mine) Wasatch County, UT 3.5 mi. N 6201  Heber City 


Taxon Links for species Gayophytum decipiens  F.H. Lewis & Szweykowski

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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