Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 07890 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolemoniaceaePolemoniaceaePolemoniaceae  
Species Microsteris gracilis (Hook.) Greene
Infraspecific    var. humilior (Hook.) Cronquist
Common name   slender phlox
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   3037  
   with K. Barnes
Coll. Date 07 August 2002 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Summit
Locality Duschesne Ridge, above Millhollow Reservoir.
     Elev.: 9975 ft. (3041 m.)
Habitat Notes spruce-fir community; dry understory on N facing slope. 
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° 28'  N, 111° 7'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)

Taxonomy


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

     Phlox gracilis ssp. humilis (Greene) Mason

     Gilia gracilis var. humilior (Hook.) St. John
     Microsteris gracilis var. humilior (Hook.) Cronq.
     Microsteris gracilis ssp. humilis (Greene) Brand
     Microsteris humilis Greene
     Microsteris micrantha (Kellogg) Greene
     Phlox gracilis var. humilior (Hook.) Boivin

Common Name(s): dwarf phlox, slender phlox.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=524481, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Solanales
                                Family: Polemoniaceae
                                    Genus: Phlox
                                        Species: Phlox gracilis
                                            Subspecies: Phlox gracilis ssp. humilis
                                                

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 07890s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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05208
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05222
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06209
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06211
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06692
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06812
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07138
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08274
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08713
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10197
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11025
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11458
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11458
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11458
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11470
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11631
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11631
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13424
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13435
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13718

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
07889 Agoseris glauca  var. cronquistii   "Cronquist's mountain dandelion" same section
07892 Androsace septentrionalis      "pygmy-flowered rockjasmine" same section
07871 Cardamine cordifolia  var. cordifolia   "heart-leaf bittercress" 1.4 mi. NW
07880 Carex lenticularis  var. lipocarpa   "Kellogg's sedge" same section
07860 Carex utriculata      "Northwest Territory sedge" 1.4 mi. NW
07858 Castilleja miniata      "giant red Indian paintbrush" 1.4 mi. NW
07870 Catabrosa aquatica      "water whorlgrass" 1.4 mi. NW
07861 Cerastium fontanum  ssp. vulgare   "big mouse-ear chickweed" 1.4 mi. NW
07894 Chenopodium glaucum  var. salinum  same section
07856 Cirsium arvense      "Canada thistle" 1.4 mi. NW
07857 Cirsium pulcherrimum      "Wyoming thistle" 1.4 mi. NW
07888 Descurainia californica      "Sierra tansy mustard" same section
07893 Draba albertina      "slender draba" same section
07887 Epilobium alpinum  var. alpinum  same section
07879 Eurybia integrifolia      "thick stem aster" same section
07867 Galium multiflorum  var. multiflorum  1.4 mi. NW
07868 Gayophytum diffusum      "spreading groundsmoke" 1.4 mi. NW
07874 Geum macrophyllum  var. perincisum   "large-leaf avens" 1.4 mi. NW
07859 Juncus ensifolius  var. montanus  1.4 mi. NW
X0233 Lemna minor      "common duckweed" 1.4 mi. NW
05318 Lithophragma glabrum      "bulbous woodland-star" same section
07881 Lupinus argenteus  var. argentatus   "silvery lupine" same section
07878 Madia glomerata      "mountain tarweed" same section
07876 Marchantia polymorpha     1.4 mi. NW
07872 Mimulus tilingii      "Tiling's monkeyflower" 1.4 mi. NW
05323 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" same section
07891 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" same section
07885 Orthocarpus tolmiei      "Tolmie's owl's-clover" same section
05321 Ranunculus alismifolius  var. montanus   "waterplantain buttercup" same section
05320 Ranunculus cardiophyllus      "heart-leaf buttercup" same section
07886 Ranunculus inamoenus      "graceful buttercup" same section
07862 Ribes aureum      "golden currant" 1.4 mi. NW
07863 Ribes inerme      "whitestem gooseberry" 1.4 mi. NW
07864 Senecio crocatus      "saffron ragwort" 1.4 mi. NW
07884 Senecio eremophilus  var. kingii   "King's ragwort" same section
07873 Stellaria umbellata      "umbrella starwort" 1.4 mi. NW
07869 Symphoricarpos oreophilus  var. utahensis   "Utah snowberry" 1.4 mi. NW
07865 Symphyotrichum foliaceum  var. parryi   "Parry's aster" 1.4 mi. NW
07882 Thalictrum fendleri      "Fendler's meadow-rue" same section
07866 Trifolium repens      "white clover" 1.4 mi. NW
07883 Trisetum spicatum      "spike trisetum" same section
07875 Veronica americana      "American speedwell" 1.4 mi. NW

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Lake Fork (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 1.4 mi. S   Heber Mountain 
Camp Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 1.5 mi. S   Wolf Creek Summit 
Death Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 1.5 mi. S   Wolf Creek Summit 
Duchesne Ridge (Ridge) Wasatch County, UT 1.1 mi. E 9666  Wolf Creek Summit 
Yellow Lake (Lake) Wasatch County, UT 1.3 mi. E 9761  Wolf Creek Summit 
Mill Hollow Campground (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 1.7 mi. N 8898  Wolf Creek Summit 
Corral Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 1.7 mi. SE   Wolf Creek Summit 
Mill Hollow Reservoir (Reservoir) Wasatch County, UT 1.8 mi. N 8806  Wolf Creek Summit 
Mill Hollow Dam (Dam) Wasatch County, UT 1.8 mi. N 8836  Wolf Creek Summit 
Shale Ridge (Ridge) Wasatch County, UT 1.7 mi. SE 9669  Wolf Creek Summit 
Mill Hollow Granite School Center (School) Wasatch County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 8869  Wolf Creek Summit 
Beef Pasture (Area) Wasatch County, UT 2.1 mi. SE 8458  Wolf Creek Summit 
Little West Fork (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 2.1 mi. SE   Heber Mountain 
Sandstone Basin (Basin) Wasatch County, UT 1.9 mi. E 9256  Wolf Creek Summit 
Pass Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 2.3 mi. SE   Wolf Creek Summit 
Dip Vat Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2.6 mi. NW   Heber Mountain 
East Fork Mill Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2.7 mi. NE   Wolf Creek Summit 
Campbell Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2.7 mi. NE   Wolf Creek Summit 
Mill Hollow Guard Station (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 2.7 mi. NE 8511  Wolf Creek Summit 
Harvey Meadow (Flat) Wasatch County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 9367  Heber Mountain 

Links

Taxon Links for species Microsteris gracilis  (Hook.) Greene

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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Microsteris+gracilis

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