Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05843 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Delphinium parishii A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. parishii 
Common name   Parish's larkspur
R. Van Buren   496  
Coll. Date 03 May 2001 
United States
Washington County
Locality "Gunshot Plot", Shivwits Road, N of Shivwits Reservoir, on road to Motoqua.
Habitat Notes Chinle soil; blackbrush comm. 
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° 14'  10" N, 113° 51'  15" W
Township Range T41S, R18W, Sec. 10  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
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).
Specimen Notes [see note on UVSC3618, J. Alexander, Dec. 2009]. 


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

     Delphinium parishii ssp. parishii Gray

     Delphinium amabile Tidestrom
     Delphinium amabile ssp. apachense (Eastw.) Ewan
     Delphinium amabile ssp. clarianum Ewan
     Delphinium apachense Eastw.

Common Name(s): Parish desert larkspur, Parish's larkspur.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=18487, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Magnoliidae
                            Order: Ranunculales
                                Family: Ranunculaceae
                                    Genus: Delphinium
                                        Species: Delphinium parishii
                                            Subspecies: Delphinium parishii ssp. parishii


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05843s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02643s3.jpg 
specimen image: 03618s3.jpg 
specimen image: 04041s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08375s3.jpg 
specimen image: 11509s3.jpg 
specimen image: 11509f2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10185 Amsinckia intermedia     1 mi. NW
05839 Astragalus amphioxys  var. amphioxys   "crescent milkvetch" same section
05889 Calochortus flexuosus      "winding mariposa lily" same section
05891 Cymopterus purpureus  var. purpureus   "purple spring parsley" same section
05883 Haplopappus gracilis      "slender goldenweed" same section
05886 Helianthus petiolaris  subsp. fallax   "prairie sunflower" same section
05885 Langloisia setosissima  subsp. setosissima   "Great Basin langloisia" same section
10183 Lotus humistratus      "foothill deervetch" 1 mi. NW
05888 Lupinus brevicaulis      "shortstem lupine" same section
05887 Microseris lindleyi      "Lindley's silverpuffs" same section
05882 Phacelia pulchella  var. pulchella   "beautiful scorpionweed" same section
05890 Phacelia vallis-mortae      "Death Valley scorpionweed" same section
10184 Thysanocarpus curvipes      "fringe pod" 1 mi. NW
05847 Vulpia octoflora      "sixweeks fescue" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Pahcoon Flat (Flat) Washington County, UT 1 mi. S 4406  Shivwits 
Pahcoon Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. E 3773  Shivwits 
Jackson Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 3 mi. N 3963  Motoqua 
Cole Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. N 4196  Gunlock 
Jackson Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. NW 3963  Motoqua 
Rods Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.1 mi. N 3996  Gunlock 
Limekiln Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. NE   Gunlock 
Manganese Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.8 mi. N 4249  Gunlock 
Gunlock Campground (Locale) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. E 3603  Gunlock 
Gunlock State Park (Park) Washington County, UT 4 mi. E 3609  Gunlock 
Manganese Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.2 mi. E   Gunlock 
Gunlock Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 4.5 mi. E 3570  Gunlock 
Pahcoon Spring Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 5 mi. SE   Gunlock 
Camp Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 5.6 mi. SE 3452  Shivwits 
Badger Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 6 mi. SW 4479  West Mountain Peak 
Red Hollow Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 6.3 mi. NW 4062  Motoqua 


Taxon Links for species Delphinium parishii  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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