Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09625 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Ipomopsis pumila (Nutt.) V.E. Grant
Common name   dwarf gilia
Donna M. Barnes   3993  
   with K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 01 June 2004 
United States
Wayne County
Locality Cathedral Valley Overlook road, ca. 11 miles NW of Hwy 24, [E side of The Hartnet, along Hartnet Road, ca. 15.5 road miles N of the junction with Utah Highway 24];
     Elev.: 5796 ft. (1767 m.)
Habitat Notes desert shrub community, juniper, Opuntia. 
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° 25'  11" N, 111° 10'  58" 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.


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

     Ipomopsis pumila (Nutt.) V. Grant

     Gilia pumila Nutt.

Common Name(s): dwarf gilia, dwarf ipomopsis, low skyrocket, spotted gilia.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31217, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Solanales
                                Family: Polemoniaceae
                                    Genus: Ipomopsis
                                        Species: Ipomopsis pumila


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09625s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 05920s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05989s3.jpg 
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specimen image: 09983s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10176s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10445s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10515s2.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09623 Cryptantha crassisepala      "thick-sepaled cat's eye" same section
09624 Ipomopsis polycladon      "spreading gilia" same section
09622 Lappula occidentalis  var. cupulata   "western stickseed" same section
09621 Malacothrix sonchoides      "sowthistle desert-dandelion" same section
09620 Townsendia annua      "annual Townsend-daisy" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
South Desert Overlook (Locale) Wayne County, UT 1.6 mi. SW 5804  Fruita NW 
Temple of the Moon (Summit) Wayne County, UT 1.9 mi. N 5401  Fruita NW 
Lower Group (Area) Wayne County, UT 2.1 mi. N 5427  Fruita NW 
Temple of the Sun (Summit) Wayne County, UT 2.2 mi. N 5473  Fruita NW 
The Hartnet (Area) Wayne County, UT 2.4 mi. S 5883  Fruita NW 
Jailhouse Rock (Summit) Wayne County, UT 2.3 mi. SW 5781  Fruita NW 
Campers Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 3.1 mi. N 5417  Fruita NW 
Dry Wash (Valley) Wayne County, UT 3.6 mi. S   Fruita NW 
Middle Desert (Plain) Wayne County, UT 3.7 mi. N 5479  Fruita NW 
South Desert (Valley) Wayne County, UT 3.2 mi. SW   Cathedral Mountain 
Rockwater Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 3.6 mi. SE 5427  Fruita NW 
Polk Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 3.8 mi. W   Flat Top 
The Notch (Gap) Wayne County, UT 5.1 mi. S 5374  Fruita 
Notch Water (Spring) Wayne County, UT 5.3 mi. S 5466  Fruita 
Black Mountain (Summit) Wayne County, UT 5 mi. NE 6300  Caine Springs 


Taxon Links for species Ipomopsis pumila  (Nutt.) V.E. Grant

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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