Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 01215 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Castilleja flava S. Watson
Common name   sulphur paintbrush
Kim Anderson   97  
Coll. Date 26 June 1991 
United States
Sevier County
Locality Sevier Plateau, Cedar Mountain, Durfee Homestead.
     Elev.: 7396 ft. (2255 m.)
Habitat Notes [=C. rhexifolia var. suphurea, depauperate plant, J. Alexander, Aug 2008]. 
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 38° 45'  21" N, 111° 51'  46" W
Township Range T23S, R1W, Sec. 36  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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

     Castilleja flava S. Wats.

Common Name(s): yellow Indian paintbrush, yellow paintbrush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=33115, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Scrophulariales
                                Family: Scrophulariaceae
                                    Genus: Castilleja
                                        Species: Castilleja flava


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01215s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 08870s2.jpg 
specimen image: 12944e1.jpg 
specimen image: 12944d1.jpg 
specimen image: 12944c1.jpg 
specimen image: 12944s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15118s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15807s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01216 Allium       "taper-tip wild onion" same section
01217 Physaria newberryi      "Newberry's twinpod" same section
05291 Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia      "gooseberry-leaf globemallow" 1.8 mi. NW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Durfrey Homestead (Locale) Sevier County, UT 2193 ft. NW 7215  Rex Reservoir 
Hock Swale (Valley) Sevier County, UT 1.9 mi. NE   Rex Reservoir 
Salina City Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 2.4 mi. S 7018  Boobe Hole Reservoir 
Dipping Vat Draw (Valley) Sevier County, UT 2.5 mi. NE   Boobe Hole Reservoir 
Cedar Mountain (Summit) Sevier County, UT 2.6 mi. NW 7658  Sigurd 
Elbow Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 2.8 mi. SE 7087  Boobe Hole Reservoir 
Kasov Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 2.3 mi. E 6887  Rex Reservoir 
Little Lost Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 2.8 mi. NE   Boobe Hole Reservoir 
Kinnikinnick Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 2.9 mi. N 6116  Rex Reservoir 
Lagoon (Valley) Sevier County, UT 2.8 mi. SE   Boobe Hole Reservoir 
Yopa Swale (Valley) Sevier County, UT 3 mi. SE   Boobe Hole Reservoir 
Smithii Flat (Flat) Sevier County, UT 2.8 mi. NE 6470  Rex Reservoir 
Sand Ledges Recreation Area (Park) Sevier County, UT 3.2 mi. S 7238  Water Creek Canyon 
Ross Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 2.8 mi. W 6532  Sigurd 
North Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 3.1 mi. NW 6365  Sigurd 
Kumo Valley (Valley) Sevier County, UT 3.5 mi. NE   Rex Reservoir 
Carter Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 3.4 mi. NW 6368  Sigurd 
Sweet Water Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 3.5 mi. NE   Boobe Hole Reservoir 
Willow Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 3.4 mi. NW 6290  Sigurd 
Swamp Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 3.2 mi. E 7126  Rex Reservoir 


Taxon Links for species Castilleja flava  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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