Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 00427 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Linum perenne L.
Infraspecific    subsp. lewisii (Pursh) Hulten
Common name   Lewis' blue flax
S. Shipton   27  
Coll. Date 24 May 1988 
United States
Utah County
Locality Cedar Valley area.
Habitat Notes sage 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 40° 16'  59" N, 111° 28'  22" W
Township Range T6S, R4E  
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):

     Linum lewisii var. lewisii Pursh

     Adenolinum lewisii (Pursh) A.& D. Löve
     Linum perenne ssp. lewisii (Pursh) Hultén
     Linum perenne var. lewisii (Pursh) Eat. & J. Wright

Common Name(s): Lewis' flax, prairie flax.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=528819, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Linales
                                Family: Linaceae
                                    Genus: Linum
                                        Species: Linum lewisii
                                            Variety: Linum lewisii var. lewisii


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 00427s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00188s1.jpg 
specimen image: 00438s1.jpg 
specimen image: 01762s1.jpg 
specimen image: 01801s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02741s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03780s2.jpg 
specimen image: 04279s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11131s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12786d1.jpg 
specimen image: 12786s2.jpg 
specimen image: 15817s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
00432 Valeriana occidentalis      "western valerian" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bald Knoll (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. NE 9266  Wallsburg Ridge 
Windy Pass (Gap) Utah County, UT 2 mi. W 8921  Bridal Veil Falls 
First Hole (Basin) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. W 8718  Bridal Veil Falls 
Packard Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. SE   Wallsburg Ridge 
Fullmer Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. SE   Wallsburg Ridge 
Dry Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3 mi. S   Bridal Veil Falls 
Second Hole (Basin) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. W 8852  Bridal Veil Falls 
Berryport Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.1 mi. S   Wallsburg Ridge 
Lightning Peak (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. W 10020  Bridal Veil Falls 
Rattlesnake Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.8 mi. E 8501  Wallsburg Ridge 
Bald Knoll (Summit) Utah County, UT 3 mi. SW 9147  Bridal Veil Falls 
Shingle Mill Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. NW   Bridal Veil Falls 
Whittemore Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.8 mi. S   Bridal Veil Falls 
Third Hole (Basin) Utah County, UT 3 mi. W 9229  Bridal Veil Falls 
Trefoil Ranch (Locale) Utah County, UT 3.5 mi. NW 6086  Bridal Veil Falls 
The Narrows (Gap) Utah County, UT 3.6 mi. SE 6359  Wallsburg Ridge 
Water Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.8 mi. NW   Bridal Veil Falls 
Middle Fork South Fork Provo River (Stream) Utah County, UT 3.9 mi. N   Wallsburg Ridge 
Left Fork South Fork Provo River (Stream) Utah County, UT 3.9 mi. N   Wallsburg Ridge 
Wallsburg Ridge (Ridge) Wasatch County, UT 4.4 mi. N 9036  Wallsburg Ridge 


Taxon Links for species Linum perenne  L.

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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