Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 08651 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
BoraginaceaeBoraginaceaeBoraginaceae  
Species Cryptantha humilis (Greene) Payson
Common name   round-spiked cat's eye
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   3428  
   with K.T. Harper, M. Barnes
Coll. Date 12 June 2003 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Millard County
Locality Desert Experimental Range, hills between the Tunnel Springs Mountains and Warm Cove Ridge; 
 
Elev.: 5883 ft. (1794 m.)
Habitat Notes dolomite gravel, rocky clay soil, desert shrub 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 38° 40'  8" N, 113° 48'  14" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.

Taxonomy


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

     Cryptantha humilis (Gray) Payson

     Cryptantha alpicola Cronq.
     Cryptantha humilis var. commixta (J.F. Macbr.) Higgins
     Cryptantha humilis var. nana (Eastw.) Higgins
     Cryptantha humilis var. ovina (Payson) Higgins
     Cryptantha humilis var. shantzii (Tidestrom) Higgins
     Cryptantha nana (Eastw.) Payson
     Cryptantha nana var. commixta (J.F. Macbr.) Payson
     Cryptantha nana var. ovina Payson
     Cryptantha nana var. shantzii (Tidestrom) Payson
     Cryptantha nana var. typica Payson
     Oreocarya humilis (Gray) Greene
     Oreocarya humilis ssp. nana (Eastw.) W.A. Weber

Common Name(s): round-spike catseye, roundspike cryptantha.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31820, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Lamiales
                                Family: Boraginaceae
                                    Genus: Cryptantha
                                        Species: Cryptantha humilis
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08646 Abronia nana  var. nana   "dwarf sand verbena" same section
08645 Coryphantha vivipara      "common foxtail cactus" same section
08650 Eriogonum batemanii  var. eremicum  same section
08652 Erioneuron pilosum      "hairy woollygrass" same section
08647 Polygala acanthoclada  var. intricata  same section
08649 Sphaeralcea caespitosa      "tufted globemallow" same section
08648 Yucca harrimaniae  var. gilbertiana   "Spanish bayonet" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Desert Experimental Range (Forest) Millard County, UT 2 mi. E 5581  Tunnel Spring 
Warm Cove Ridge (Ridge) Millard County, UT 2.8 mi. S 6342  Tunnel Spring 
Halfway Hills (Summit) Millard County, UT 3 mi. SW 6706  Tunnel Spring 
East Antelope Reservoir (Reservoir) Millard County, UT 3 mi. NW 5853  Tunnel Spring 
Warm Cove (Valley) Millard County, UT 4.3 mi. S   Tunnel Spring 
Halfway Summit (Summit) Millard County, UT 4.1 mi. SW 6267  Halfway Summit 
Tunnel Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 4.8 mi. N 7172  Tunnel Spring 
Antelope Valley (Valley) Millard County, UT 4.7 mi. NW   Halfway Summit 
Range Headquarters (Locale) Millard County, UT 5.8 mi. SE 5243  Pine Valley Hardpan South 
Desert Range Experimental Station Headquarters (Locale) Millard County, UT 5.9 mi. SE 5240  Pine Valley Hardpan South 

Links

Taxon Links for species Cryptantha humilis  (Greene) Payson

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=Cryptantha+humilis

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