Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 08628 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Chamaesyce ocellata (Durand & Hilg.) Millsp.
Infraspecific    var. arenicola (Parish) N.H. Holmgren & P.K. Holmgren
D.M. Barnes   3451  
   with K.T. Harper, M. Barnes
Coll. Date 13 June 2003 
United States
Millard County
Locality Highway 125 to Oak City, sand dunes S of highway
     Elev.: 4780 ft. (1457 m.)
Habitat Notes Coarse sandy soil. 
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 39° 21'  16" N, 112° 24'  7" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Chamaesyce ocellata ssp. arenicola (Parish) Thorne

     Chamaesyce ocellata var. arenicola (Parish) N.& P. Holmgren
     Euphorbia ocellata ssp. arenicola (Parish) Oudejans
     Euphorbia ocellata var. arenicola (Parish) Jepson
     Euphorbia ocellata var. kirbyi J.T. Howell

Common Name(s): Contura Creek sandmat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=523840, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Euphorbiales
                                Family: Euphorbiaceae
                                    Genus: Chamaesyce
                                        Species: Chamaesyce ocellata
                                            Subspecies: Chamaesyce ocellata ssp. arenicola


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 08628s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08630 Oenothera pallida  var. pallida   "pale evening primrose" same section
08629 Psoralidium lanceolatum  var. stenostachys  same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Lovell Hollow (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.1 mi. E   Oak City South 
Sixmile Point (Ridge) Millard County, UT 2.9 mi. S 5319  Harding 
Sixmile Wash (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.5 mi. S   Oak City South 
Clay Spring Wash (Valley) Millard County, UT 4.2 mi. S   Oak City South 
Oak Creek Sinks (Basin) Millard County, UT 4.4 mi. N 4774  Strong 
Oak City Cemetery (Cemetery) Millard County, UT 3.6 mi. E 5154  Oak City South 
Oak City (Populated Place) Millard County, UT 3.8 mi. E 5118  Oak City North 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Millard County, UT 3.8 mi. E 5112  Oak City North 
Jack Hill (Slope) Millard County, UT 3.9 mi. E 5154  Oak City South 
Rocky Ridge Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 4.2 mi. E   Oak City South 
Oak Creek (Stream) Millard County, UT 5.3 mi. NE   Williams Peak 
Lower Clay Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 5.1 mi. SE 5834  Oak City South 
Harding (Populated Place) Millard County, UT 5.6 mi. SW 4652  Harding 


Taxon Links for species Chamaesyce ocellata  (Durand & Hilg.) Millsp.

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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