Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06681 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Cymopterus purpurascens (A. Gray) M.E. Jones
Common name   wide-winged spring parsley
Donna M. Barnes   2158  
   with K. Barnes
Coll. Date 13 April 2002 
United States
Tooele County
Locality Highway 73, Five Mile Pass recreation area.
Habitat Notes desert shrub community, disturbed area. 
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° 14'  20" N, 112° 11'  1" W
Township Range T7S, R3W, Sec. 4  
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).


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

     Cymopterus purpurascens (Gray) M.E. Jones

Common Name(s): Utah springparsley, widewing spring parsley, widewing springparsley.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=29653, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Apiales
                                Family: Apiaceae
                                    Genus: Cymopterus
                                        Species: Cymopterus purpurascens


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06681s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 06702s2.jpg 
specimen image: 11283s2.jpg 
specimen image: 12496s1.jpg 
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specimen image: 12664s2.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15921 Astragalus calycosus      "Torrey's milkvetch" same section
06682 Cryptantha humilis      "round-spiked cat's eye" same section
03772 Ipomopsis congesta  var. congesta   "ball-headed gilia" 1.4 mi. SE
02841 Mentzelia laevicaulis      "smoothstem blazingstar" same section
04191 Phlox hoodii  var. canescens   "carpet phlox" 1924 ft. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Fivemile Pass (Gap) Tooele County, UT 2436 ft. S 5309  Fivemile Pass 
Clay Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 5650  Mercur 
Wells Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2 mi. NE   Mercur 
Sunshine (Locale) Tooele County, UT 2.6 mi. N 6122  Mercur 
Thorpe Hills (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 5896  Fivemile Pass 
Sunshine Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.7 mi. NW   Mercur 
Clay Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. NE   Mercur 
Alma Young Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. NW   Mercur 
Mitchell Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.1 mi. NW   Mercur 
Sevenmile Pass (Gap) Tooele County, UT 3.4 mi. SE 5633  Fivemile Pass 
Manning Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.4 mi. NE   Mercur 
Fairfield Station (historical) (Building) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. NE 5102  Mercur 
Manning (Locale) Utah County, UT 4.3 mi. N 5929  Mercur 
Violet Ray Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 4.4 mi. N 7569  Mercur 
Sabie Creek (Stream) Tooele County, UT 4.3 mi. SW   Sabie Mountain 
McFait Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 4.2 mi. NW   Mercur 
Boulter Creek (Stream) Tooele County, UT 4.5 mi. SW   Sabie Mountain 
Eagle Hill (Summit) Tooele County, UT 4.9 mi. N 7878  Mercur 
Poker Knoll (Summit) Tooele County, UT 5.3 mi. S 5309  Fivemile Pass 
Sacramento Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 5.3 mi. N 7205  Mercur 


Taxon Links for species Cymopterus purpurascens  (A. Gray) M.E. Jones

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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