Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 02225 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Linum kingii S. Watson
Common name   King's flax
Ryan D. Huish   5  
   with Eric Huish
Coll. Date 04 October 1997 
United States
Sanpete County
Locality Fairview Canyon;
Habitat Notes spruce-fir 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 39° 39'  32" N, 111° 20'  58" W
Township Range T13S, R5E, Sec. 27  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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

     Linum kingii S. Wats.

     Cathartolinum kingii (S. Wats.) Small
     Cathartolinum sedoides (Porter) Small
     Linum kingii var. pinetorum M.E. Jones
     Linum kingii var. sedoides Porter
     Mesyniopsis kingii (S. Wats.) W.A. Weber

Common Name(s): King's flax.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=29213, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Linales
                                Family: Linaceae
                                    Genus: Linum
                                        Species: Linum kingii


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 02225s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01084s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02795s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03052s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03065s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06072s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09070s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10119s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
03032 Claytonia lanceolata      "spear-leaf springbeauty" 1 mi. S
03031 Dicentra uniflora      "longhorn steer's-head" 1 mi. S
03029 Orogenia linearifolia      "Great Basin Indian potato" 1 mi. S
03028 Orogenia linearifolia      "Great Basin Indian potato" 1 mi. S
02211 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
White Pine Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 719 ft. N   Fairview Lakes 
Burnt Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2884 ft. SW   Fairview Lakes 
Pine Crown Peak (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2917 ft. W 8983  Fairview Lakes 
Snowland Ski Area (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 0.7 mi. E 8944  Fairview Lakes 
Hys Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 0.8 mi. NE   Fairview Lakes 
Cottonwood Ridge (Ridge) Sanpete County, UT 1.2 mi. N 9026  Fairview Lakes 
Blind Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1.1 mi. SW   Fairview Lakes 
Left Fork Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 1.3 mi. NE   Fairview Lakes 
Neils Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1.9 mi. N   Fairview Lakes 
Maple Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1.7 mi. SW   Fairview Lakes 
Narrows Tunnel (Tunnel) Sanpete County, UT 1.9 mi. NE 8852  Fairview Lakes 
Fairview Lakes Dam (Dam) Sanpete County, UT 2.2 mi. SE 8974  Fairview Lakes 
Fairview Lakes (Reservoir) Sanpete County, UT 2.2 mi. SE 8974  Fairview Lakes 
Fairview Lakes Overlook (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 2.5 mi. SE 9279  Fairview Lakes 
Lone Rock Ravine (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 2.3 mi. W   Fairview 
Durphys Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 3.3 mi. N   Fairview Lakes 
PC Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 3.5 mi. S   Fairview Lakes 
Left Fork Oak Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.9 mi. W   Fairview 
Beaver Dam Reservoir (Reservoir) Sanpete County, UT 2.8 mi. E 8764  Fairview Lakes 
Beaver Dam (Dam) Sanpete County, UT 2.9 mi. E 8757  Fairview Lakes 


Taxon Links for species Linum kingii  S. Watson

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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