Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09045 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Gayophytum diffusum Torr. & Gray
Infraspecific    var. strictipes (Hook.) Dorn
D.M. Barnes   3712  
   with L. St. Clair
Coll. Date 30 July 2003 
United States
Custer County
Locality Challis National Park, Trail Creek Summit, SW of Big Lost Creek.
     Elev.: 7955 ft. (2425 m.)
Habitat Notes spruce-fir community, shaded understory. 
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 43° 49'  30" N, 114° 15'  48" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Gayophytum diffusum ssp. parviflorum Lewis & Szweykowski

     Gayophytum diffusum var. strictipes (Hook.) Dorn
     Gayophytum helleri var. erosulatum Jepson
     Gayophytum intermedium Rydb.
     Gayophytum lasiospermum Greene
     Gayophytum lasiospermum var. hoffmannii Munz
     Gayophytum nuttallii var. abramsii Munz
     Gayophytum nuttallii var. intermedium (Rydb.) Munz

Common Name(s): spreading groundsmoke.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=27673, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Myrtales
                                Family: Onagraceae
                                    Genus: Gayophytum
                                        Species: Gayophytum diffusum
                                            Subspecies: Gayophytum diffusum ssp. parviflorum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09045s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 07511s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07868s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08780s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12907d1.jpg 
specimen image: 12907c1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09047 Calochortus nuttallii      "sego lily" same section
09044 Hieracium scouleri  var. griseum   "houndstongue hawkweed" same section
09040 Penstemon attenuatus  var. militaris   "Southern Idaho beardtongue" same section
09046 Trifolium longipes      "summer clover" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Trail Creek Summit (Summit) Custer County, ID 526 ft. E 7881  Rock Roll Canyon 
Park Creek Campground (Locale) Custer County, ID 0.8 mi. N 7645  Rock Roll Canyon 
Park Creek (Stream) Custer County, ID 0.8 mi. N   Rock Roll Canyon 
Basin Gulch (Valley) Blaine County, ID 1.1 mi. S   Rock Roll Canyon 
Cold Canyon (Valley) Blaine County, ID 1.2 mi. W   Rock Roll Canyon 
Steep Gulch (Valley) Blaine County, ID 1.6 mi. W   Rock Roll Canyon 
Little Fall Creek (Stream) Custer County, ID 1.8 mi. NE   Rock Roll Canyon 
Rock Roll Canyon (Valley) Blaine County, ID 2.3 mi. S   Rock Roll Canyon 
West Fork Trail Creek (Stream) Blaine County, ID 2.3 mi. NW   Rock Roll Canyon 
Big Fall Creek (Stream) Custer County, ID 2.8 mi. NE   Meridian Peak 
Big Fall Creek Lake (Lake) Custer County, ID 3.5 mi. N 9069  Phi Kappa Mountain 
Phi Kappa Campground (Locale) Custer County, ID 3.2 mi. NE 7458  Phi Kappa Mountain 
Phi Kappa Mountain (Summit) Custer County, ID 2.9 mi. E 10496  Phi Kappa Mountain 
Phi Kappa Creek (Stream) Custer County, ID 3.5 mi. NE   Phi Kappa Mountain 
Phi Kappa Mines (Mine) Custer County, ID 3.3 mi. NE 8094  Phi Kappa Mountain 
Wilson Creek (Stream) Blaine County, ID 4.3 mi. S   Phi Kappa Mountain 
Lake Creek Lakes (Lake) Blaine County, ID 4.8 mi. SW 6614  Rock Roll Canyon 
Sawmill Gulch (Valley) Blaine County, ID 6.2 mi. SW   Rock Roll Canyon 


Taxon Links for species Gayophytum diffusum  Torr. & Gray

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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