Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 08506 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Oenothera albicaulis Pursh
Common name   prairie evening primrose
D.M. Barnes   3384  
   with K.T. Harper, R. Jolley
Coll. Date 28 May 2003 
Geography United States.  Arizona.  Mohave County
Locality Pipe Springs Road, 0.25 miles NW of visitor center, Pipe Springs National Monument. 
Elev.: 5038 ft. (1536 m.)
Habitat Notes sandy soil; juniper 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 36° 52'  8" N, 112° 44'  16" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Oenothera albicaulis Pursh

     Anogra albicaulis (Pursh) Britt.
     Oenothera ctenophylla (Woot. & Standl.) Tidestrom

Common Name(s): halfshrub sundrop, whitest eveningprimrose, whitest evening-primrose, white-stem evening-primrose.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=27373, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Myrtales
                                Family: Onagraceae
                                    Genus: Oenothera
                                        Species: Oenothera albicaulis


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 08506s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 05563s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06101s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06111s1.jpg 
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specimen image: 10446s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10497s1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08507 Dimorphocarpa wislizeni      "Wislizen's spectacle pod" same section
08503 Hymenopappus filifolius  var. cinereus   "common woollywhite" same section
08508 Psoralidium lanceolatum  var. lanceolatum   "Plains scurfpea" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Pipe Spring National Monument (Park) Mohave County, AZ 2543 ft. S 4944  Pipe Spring 
Kaibab (Populated Place) Mohave County, AZ 1.9 mi. N 4994  Kaibab 
Indian Moccasin (Populated Place) Mohave County, AZ 2 mi. N 4997  Kaibab 
Stock Pond (Lake) Mohave County, AZ 2 mi. NE 4885  Kaibab 
South Moccasin Wash (Stream) Mohave County, AZ 2.1 mi. E   Moccasin 
Twomile Corrals (Locale) Mohave County, AZ 2.2 mi. NE 4794  Kaibab 
Wooley Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 2.5 mi. W 5043  Moccasin 
Mocassin Post Office (Post Office) Mohave County, AZ 3 mi. N 5092  Moccasin 
Moccasin (Populated Place) Mohave County, AZ 3 mi. N 5092  Moccasin 
Moccasin Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 3.1 mi. N   Moccasin 
Moccasin Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 3.2 mi. N 5115  Moccasin 
The Hollow (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 3.3 mi. N   Moccasin 
Point Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 3.7 mi. N 5079  Kaibab 
Kaibab Paiute Reservation (Reserve) Mohave County, AZ 3.9 mi. NE 5082  Kaibab 
Twomile Wash (Stream) Mohave County, AZ 3.8 mi. SE   Kaibab 
Indian Knoll (Summit) Mohave County, AZ 4.6 mi. SW 4780  Pipe Valley 
Pipe Valley (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 5.1 mi. S   Maroney Well 
Cove Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 4.6 mi. NE 4899  Kaibab 
Sand Wash (Stream) Mohave County, AZ 4.3 mi. E   Kaibab 
Sand Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 4.5 mi. E 4774  Kaibab 


Taxon Links for species Oenothera albicaulis  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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