Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06067 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Linum australe A. Heller
Common name   southern flax
Donna M. Barnes   2035  
Coll. Date 20 June 2001 
United States
Garfield County
Locality [Paunsaugunt Plateau], Red Canyon Campground, Highway 12;
     Elev.: 7301 ft. (2226 m.)
Habitat Notes Claron Formation, sandy soil; 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'  36" N, 112° 18'  36" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Linum australe Heller

Common Name(s): southern flax.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=29232, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Linales
                                Family: Linaceae
                                    Genus: Linum
                                        Species: Linum australe


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06067s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01103 Aquilegia scopulorum  var. scopulorum   "Utah columbine" 1 mi. W
01107 Arctostaphylos patula      "greenleaf manzanita" same section
05181 Cryptantha abata      "low cat's eye" same section
05179 Draba subalpina      "subalpine whitlow-cress" same section
05180 Elymus scribneri      "spreading wheatgrass" same section
00952 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. laxifolium   "loose-leaf wild buckwheat" 1 mi. W
01096 Gutierrezia sarothrae      "common snakeweed" 1 mi. W
06066 Hymenopappus filifolius  var. nanus   "Great Basin woollywhite" same section
00934 Hymenoxys richardsonii  var. floribunda   "Colorado rubberweed" 1 mi. W
00953 Ivesia sabulosa      "Intermountain mousetail" 1 mi. W
05178 Pedicularis centranthera      "dwarf lousewort" same section
01106 Pinus longaeva      "Great Basin bristlecone pine" 1 mi. W
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 336 ft. SE 7294  Wilson Peak 
Butch Cassidy Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 0.8 mi. E   Casto Canyon 
Black Mountain (Summit) Garfield County, UT 1.3 mi. NW 7901  Casto Canyon 
Red Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.5 mi. W   Wilson Peak 
Losee Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.2 mi. NW   Casto Canyon 
Corral Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.2 mi. SE   Casto Canyon 
Cabin Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.5 mi. E   Bryce Canyon 
Casto Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3 mi. N   Flake Mountain West 
Horse Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 8147  Casto Canyon 
Wilson Peak (Summit) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. S 9033  Wilson Peak 
Wilson Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. S   Wilson Peak 
Casto Springs (Spring) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. NW 6884  Casto Canyon 
Hillsdale Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4.6 mi. S   Wilson Peak 
Lightning Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4.2 mi. SE   Bryce Canyon 
Hancock Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4.7 mi. NE   Flake Mountain West 
Bill Pinney Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 4.6 mi. NW 6884  Casto Canyon 
Hillsdale (Populated Place) Garfield County, UT 4.3 mi. W 6792  Hatch 
Berry Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 4.4 mi. E 8055  Flake Mountain West 
Johnsonville Site (Locale) Garfield County, UT 4.5 mi. W 6775  Hatch 
Tent Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 5 mi. NE   Casto Canyon 


Taxon Links for species Linum australe  A. Heller

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

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