Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06072 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Linum kingii S. Watson
Common name   King's flax
Donna M. Barnes   1190  
Coll. Date 18 June 2001 
United States
Kane County
Locality [Markagunt Plateau, Utah Highway 14], S side of road, along the trail to Cascade Falls;
     Elev.: 8627 ft. (2630 m.)
Habitat Notes ponderosa-bristlecone-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° 29'  54" N, 112° 45'  29" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Linum kingii S. Wats.

     Cathartolinum kingii (S. Wats.) Small
     Cathartolinum sedoides (Porter) Small
     Linum kingii var. pinetorum M.E. Jones
     Linum kingii var. sedoides Porter
     Mesyniopsis kingii (S. Wats.) W.A. Weber

Common Name(s): King's flax.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=29213, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06072s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01084s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02225s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02795s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03052s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03065s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09070s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10119s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
06123 Aquilegia scopulorum  var. scopulorum   "Utah columbine" same section
06135 Astragalus miser  var. oblongifolius   "timber milkvetch" same section
06073 Carex aurea      "golden sedge" same section
06122 Ceanothus fendleri      "Fendler's ceanothus" same section
06124 Cymopterus alpinus      "alpine parsley" same section
06070 Elymus elymoides  subsp. brevifolius   "long-leaf squirreltail" same section
06120 Erigeron sionis  var. trilobatus   "Cedar Breaks fleabane" same section
06125 Euphorbia brachycera      "horned spurge" same section
06071 Ivesia sabulosa      "Intermountain mousetail" same section
06121 Shepherdia canadensis      "Canada buffaloberry" same section
06118 Zigadenus elegans      "mountain death camas" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cascade Falls (Falls) Kane County, UT 1334 ft. N 8832  Navajo Lake 
Spruces Campground (Locale) Kane County, UT 1.6 mi. N 9138  Navajo Lake 
The Saddle (Gap) Kane County, UT 1.5 mi. NW 9377  Navajo Lake 
Navajo Lake (Reservoir) Kane County, UT 1.9 mi. N 9052  Navajo Lake 
Cow Lake (Lake) Kane County, UT 1.6 mi. E 8813  Henrie Knolls 
Ashdown Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 2 mi. SW   Navajo Lake 
Dry Valley (Valley) Kane County, UT 2 mi. NE   Straight Canyon 
Navajo Lake Campground (Locale) Kane County, UT 2.3 mi. NW 9085  Navajo Lake 
Christensen Boating Site (Locale) Kane County, UT 2.4 mi. NW 9036  Navajo Lake 
Stevens Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.8 mi. S   Strawberry Point 
Deer Valley (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.9 mi. N   Navajo Lake 
Big Springs (Spring) Kane County, UT 3 mi. S 7261  Straight Canyon 
Larson Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 2.8 mi. NW 9088  Navajo Lake 
Navajo lake Lodge (Populated Place) Kane County, UT 2.9 mi. NW 9105  Navajo Lake 
Rosy Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.5 mi. S   Strawberry Point 
Elderberry Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 3 mi. NW 9059  Navajo Lake 
Navajo Peak (Summit) Kane County, UT 3 mi. W 9955  Navajo Lake 
Seth Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.6 mi. S   Straight Canyon 
Navajo Lake Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 3.5 mi. NW 9082  Navajo Lake 
Sage Valley (Valley) Iron County, UT 4 mi. N   Navajo Lake 


Taxon Links for species Linum kingii  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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