Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 08472 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Calochortus elegans Pursh
Common name   elegant mariposa lily
K. McDonald   s.n.  
Coll. Date 24 May 2003 
United States
Union County
Locality Pumpkin Ridge.
     Elev.: 3239 ft. (988 m.)
Habitat Notes wooded mountainous 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 45° 32'  24" N, 117° 58'  12" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Calochortus elegans Pursh

Common Name(s): elegant mariposa lily.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=42845, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Liliidae
                            Order: Liliales
                                Family: Liliaceae
                                    Genus: Calochortus
                                        Species: Calochortus elegans


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 08472s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08475 Anemone lyallii      "western wood anemone" same section
08474 Anemone oregana      "blue windflower" same section
08470 Castilleja hispida      "harsh paintbrush" same section
08471 Orobanche uniflora  var. occidentalis  same section
08469 Paeonia brownii      "Brown's peony" same section
08473 Trifolium macrocephalum      "largehead clover" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Missouri Hollow (Valley) Union County, OR 0.7 mi. SW   Elgin 
Pumpkin Ridge (Ridge) Union County, OR 0.7 mi. W 3494  Elgin 
Shea Canyon (Valley) Union County, OR 1.9 mi. N   Elgin 
South Mountain (Summit) Union County, OR 1.8 mi. NE 3347  Elgin 
Big Springs (Spring) Union County, OR 2.2 mi. NE 2792  Elgin 
Little Phillips Creek (Stream) Union County, OR 2.2 mi. N   Andies Prairie 
Elgin Mill Wastewater Lagoon (Reservoir) Union County, OR 2 mi. NE 2743  Elgin 
Elgin Mill Wastewater Lagoon Dam (Dam) Union County, OR 2 mi. NE 2743  Elgin 
Maxwell Lake (Lake) Union County, OR 2.3 mi. NE 2756  Elgin 
Martin Spring (Spring) Union County, OR 2 mi. NE 2700  Elgin 
Ohm Spring (Spring) Union County, OR 3 mi. N 3101  Elgin 
Sanderson Spring (Spring) Union County, OR 2.2 mi. W 2897  Sanderson Spring 
Spring Creek (Stream) Union County, OR 2.4 mi. W   Sanderson Spring 
West Mountain (Summit) Union County, OR 3.5 mi. N 4127  Elgin 
Indian Creek (Stream) Union County, OR 2.5 mi. E   Mount Fanny 
Blue Mountains (Range) Union County, OR 3.1 mi. SW 2733  Sanderson Spring 
Blue Mountains (Summit) Columbia County, WA 3.2 mi. SW 2733  Eckler Mountain 
Elgin Forest Service Station (Locale) Union County, OR 2.8 mi. NE 2677  Elgin 
Rhinehart (Locale) Union County, OR 3.4 mi. SE 2690  Imbler 
Merritt Reservoir (Reservoir) Union County, OR 3.7 mi. N 2805  Elgin 


Taxon Links for species Calochortus elegans  Pursh

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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