Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 09999 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
HydrophyllaceaeBoraginaceaeHydrophyllaceae  
Species Phacelia rafaelensis N.D. Atwood
Common name   plateau scorpionweed
Collector(s)
Debi Clark   s.n.  
Coll. Date 27 May 2003 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Wayne County
Locality Bulberry Creek, E of Thousand Lake Mountain;
     Elev.: 6850 ft. (2088 m.)
Habitat Notes gypsum badlands. 
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° 26'  54" N, 111° 22'  5" W
Datum Not recorded
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.

Taxonomy


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

     Phacelia rafaelensis Atwood

Common Name(s): plateau phacelia, plateau scorpion-weed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31584, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Solanales
                                Family: Hydrophyllaceae
                                    Genus: Phacelia
                                        Species: Phacelia rafaelensis
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09999s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00114s1.jpg 
00114
specimen image: 02017s1.jpg 
02017
specimen image: 08316s1.jpg 
08316
specimen image: 08377s3.jpg 
08377
specimen image: 10109s1.jpg 
10109
specimen image: 10225s3.jpg 
10225
specimen image: 10358s1.jpg 
10358

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10010 Erigeron compactus  var. consimilis   "San Rafael cushion-daisy" 1 mi. N

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
South Desert Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 1.7 mi. N 6933  Cathedral Mountain 
Bullberry Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 1.4 mi. E   Flat Top 
Collins Creek (Stream) Piute County, UT 1.6 mi. NE   Marysvale Peak 
Cathedral Valley View Area (Locale) Wayne County, UT 2 mi. N 6890  Cathedral Mountain 
Cathedral Valley (Area) Wayne County, UT 2.9 mi. N 6401  Cathedral Mountain 
Paradise Flats (Flat) Wayne County, UT 3 mi. S 7320  Cathedral Mountain 
Needle Mountain (Summit) Wayne County, UT 3 mi. N 6352  Cathedral Mountain 
Cathedral Mountain (Summit) Wayne County, UT 3.1 mi. N 6693  Cathedral Mountain 
Bullberry Flat (Flat) Wayne County, UT 2.7 mi. NW 8360  Flat Top 
Pine Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 2.7 mi. W 8678  Flat Top 
Deep Creek Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 3 mi. W 8718  Flat Top 
Billings Pass (Gap) Wayne County, UT 3 mi. W 9249  Flat Top 
Paradise Draw (Valley) Wayne County, UT 3.5 mi. SE   Flat Top 
Acklin Peak (Summit) Wayne County, UT 3.1 mi. E 6044  Cathedral Mountain 
Lake Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 3.9 mi. N   Flat Top 
McDonld Basin (Basin) Wayne County, UT 3.6 mi. NW 8088  Flat Top 
Bullings Pass (Gap) Wayne County, UT 3.2 mi. W 9170  Flat Top 
Mud Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 3.8 mi. SW 8711  Flat Top 
Polk Creek Ridge (Ridge) Wayne County, UT 3.8 mi. NW 8773  Flat Top 
Indian Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 3.7 mi. W 8918  Flat Top 

Links

Taxon Links for species Phacelia rafaelensis  N.D. Atwood

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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Phacelia+rafaelensis

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