Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09130 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eremogone kingii (S. Watson) Ikonn.
Infraspecific    var. glabrescens (S. Watson) Dorn
Common name   King's sandwort
J.G. Harris   3474  
   with D. Axford
Coll. Date 29 July 2003 
United States
White Pine County
Locality Great Basin National Park, Snake Range, summit and high slopes of Pyramid Peak.
     Elev.: 11890 ft. (3625 m.)
Habitat Notes granite, quartzite slopes, ledges, scree, alpine tundra 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° 56'  54" N, 114° 17'  41" 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.


No synonyms recognized in the ITIS database.


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09177 Antennaria umbrinella      "brown pussytoes" 2387 ft. SE
09145 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" 1901 ft. E
09157 Arnica longifolia      "spearleaf arnica" same section
09175 Artemisia michauxiana      "Michaux's wormwood" 2387 ft. SE
09147 Astragalus kentrophyta  var. tegetarius   "mountain spiny milkvetch" 1901 ft. E
09155 Boechera lyallii     1901 ft. E
09156 Boechera lyallii     1901 ft. E
09119 Carex phaeocephala      "dunhead sedge" same section
09158 Castilleja nana      "dwarf alpine paintbrush" same section
09143 Castilleja nana      "dwarf alpine paintbrush" 1901 ft. E
09141 Cystopteris fragilis      "brittle bladder fern" 1 mi. NE
09109 Deschampsia cespitosa  subsp. cespitosa   "tufted hairgrass" 1 mi. NE
09160 Dodecatheon alpinum      "alpine shootingstar" 1901 ft. E
09135 Draba oligosperma  var. oligosperma   "few-seeded whitlow-cress" same section
09127 Draba oligosperma  var. oligosperma   "few-seeded whitlow-cress" 1901 ft. E
09126 Draba oreibata  var. serpentina   "serpentine whitlow-cress" 1901 ft. E
09136 Draba oreibata  var. serpentina   "serpentine whitlow-cress" same section
09118 Eleocharis acicularis      "needle spikerush" same section
09129 Eremogone congesta  var. subcongesta   "loose-headed sandwort" same section
09122 Erigeron compositus  var. glabratus   "cut-leaf fleabane" same section
09124 Erigeron leiomerus      "rock-slide yellow fleabane" 1 mi. NE
09123 Erigeron tener      "slender fleabane" 1901 ft. E
09121 Erigeron tener      "slender fleabane" same section
09128 Eriogonum holmgrenii      "Snake Range wild buckwheat" 1901 ft. E
09114 Festuca brachyphylla  subsp. brachyphylla   "alpine fescue" 1 mi. NE
09140 Geum rossii  var. turbinatum   "Ross' avens" 1 mi. NE
09154 Haplopappus macronema      "whitestem goldenbush" 1901 ft. E
09176 Haplopappus suffruticosus      "alpine goldenbush" 2387 ft. SE
09146 Heuchera parvifolia      "little-leaf alumroot" 1901 ft. E
09151 Heuchera rubescens  var. versicolor   "pink alumroot" 1 mi. NE
09120 Juncus ensifolius  var. montanus  same section
09116 Juncus parryi      "Parry's rush" 2050 ft. S
09174 Monardella odoratissima      "mountain monardella" 2387 ft. SE
09150 Oxyria digyna      "alpine mountainsorrel" 1 mi. NE
09171 Penstemon leiophyllus  var. francisci-pennellii   "Pennell's beardtongue" 2387 ft. SE
16809 Poa compressa      "Canada bluegrass" 2387 ft. SE
09117 Poa glauca  subsp. rupicola   "timberline bluegrass" same section
09113 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" 2387 ft. SE
09153 Polemonium viscosum      "sticky polemonium" 1 mi. NE
09167 Polygonum bistortoides      "American bistort" 2050 ft. S
09134 Potentilla cottamii      "Cottam's cinquefoil" 1 mi. NE
09169 Potentilla nivea      "snowy cinquefoil" same section
09133 Potentilla rubricaulis      "red-stemmed cinquefoil" same section
09161 Primula parryi      "Parry's primrose" 1901 ft. E
09148 Rorippa curvipes  var. curvipes   "bluntleaf yellowcress" same section
09144 Sedum lanceolatum      "spearleaf stonecrop" 1901 ft. E
09159 Sedum rosea  var. integrifolium  1901 ft. E
09152 Selaginella watsonii      "Watson's spikemoss" 1 mi. NE
09172 Silene douglasii      "Douglas's catchfly" 2387 ft. SE
09137 Smelowskia calycina  var. americana   "American false candytuft" same section
09173 Solidago multiradiata  var. scopulorum   "low goldenrod" 2387 ft. SE
09168 Stellaria longipes  var. longipes   "meadow starwort" 1901 ft. E
09115 Trisetum spicatum      "narrow oat-grass" 1 mi. NE
09149 Veronica wormskjoldii      "American alpine speedwell" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Pyramid Peak (Summit) White Pine County, NV 82 ft. N 11835  Wheeler Peak 
Johnson Lake (Lake) White Pine County, NV 1818 ft. SW 10745  Wheeler Peak 
Johnson Mine (Mine) White Pine County, NV 2965 ft. SW 11264  Wheeler Peak 
Treasure Lake (Lake) White Pine County, NV 0.9 mi. NW 10565  Wheeler Peak 
Baker Lake (Lake) White Pine County, NV 1 mi. NW 10634  Wheeler Peak 
Wheeler Peak Scenic Area (historical) (Area) White Pine County, NV 1.2 mi. SE 9626  Wheeler Peak 
Dead Lake (Lake) White Pine County, NV 1.5 mi. SE 9564  Wheeler Peak 
North Fork Baker Creek (Stream) White Pine County, NV 1.6 mi. NE   Wheeler Peak 
Baker Peak (Summit) White Pine County, NV 1.9 mi. NW 11851  Wheeler Peak 
Mount Washington (Summit) White Pine County, NV 2.4 mi. S 11611  Wheeler Peak 
Jeff Davis Peak (Summit) White Pine County, NV 2.8 mi. N 12766  Wheeler Peak 
Big Wash Spring (Spring) White Pine County, NV 2.7 mi. S 9577  Wheeler Peak 
Baker Shoshone Trail (Trail) White Pine County, NV 2.8 mi. S 9430  Wheeler Peak 
Wheeler Peak (Summit) White Pine County, NV 2.8 mi. N 12993  Wheeler Peak 
Shoshone Campground (Locale) White Pine County, NV 2.6 mi. SE 8262  Wheeler Peak 
Bristlecone Pine Interpretive Trail (Trail) White Pine County, NV 3.3 mi. N 10716  Wheeler Peak 
Saint Lawrence Mine (Mine) White Pine County, NV 3.5 mi. S 10378  Wheeler Peak 
Great Basin National Park (Park) White Pine County, NV 2.9 mi. E 8573  Kious Spring 
South Fork Baker Creek (Stream) White Pine County, NV 3.2 mi. NE   Wheeler Peak 
Blue Lake (Lake) White Pine County, NV 3.8 mi. N 10227  Windy Peak 


Taxon Links for species Eremogone kingii  (S. Watson) Ikonn.

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

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