Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 11127 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Camissonia boothii (Douglas ex Lehm.) P.H. Raven
Infraspecific    var. alyssoides (Hook. & Arn.) N.H. Holmgren & P.K. Holmgren
Common name   Booth's desert primrose
J.G. Harris   3930  
Coll. Date 25 June 2005 
United States
Juab County
Locality Deep Creek Mountains, footslopes below Indian Farm Creek Canyon, ca 8 km due SW of Callao;
     Elev.: 5084 ft. (1550 m.)
Habitat Notes salt desert shrub 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° 51'  20" N, 113° 47'  23" 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):

     Camissonia boothii ssp. alyssoides (Hook. & Arn.) Raven

     Camissonia boothii var. alyssoides (Hook. & Arn.) N.& P. Holmgren
     Camissonia boothii var. villosa (S. Wats.) Cronq.
     Oenothera alyssoides Hook. & Arn.
     Oenothera alyssoides var. villosa S. Wats.
     Oenothera boothii ssp. alyssoides (Hook. & Arn.) Munz

Common Name(s): alyssum eveningprimrose, alyssum evening-primrose.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=27469, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Myrtales
                                Family: Onagraceae
                                    Genus: Camissonia
                                        Species: Camissonia boothii
                                            Subspecies: Camissonia boothii ssp. alyssoides


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 11127s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02984s3.jpg 
specimen image: 03617s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04988s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08278s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08625s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08632s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08701s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09356s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09358s3.jpg 
specimen image: 11709c1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11128 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" same section
11129 Mentzelia laevicaulis      "smoothstem blazingstar" same section
11130 Polygala acanthoclada      "desert milkwort" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Dell Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 0.8 mi. N   Indian Farm Creek 
Kent Spring (Spring) Juab County, UT 0.9 mi. SW 5154  Indian Farm Creek 
CCC Campground (Locale) Juab County, UT 0.8 mi. E 4807  Indian Farm Creek 
Snake Valley (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.1 mi. E   Mormon Gap 
Snake Valley (Basin) White Pine County, NV 2.1 mi. E 4692  Baker 
Middle Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.8 mi. N   Goshute Canyon 
Big Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.9 mi. N   Goshute 
Goshute Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.6 mi. N   Goshute 
Rock Springs (Spring) Tooele County, UT 4.1 mi. N 5243  Goshute Canyon 
Indian Squaw Rock (Pillar) Juab County, UT 3.8 mi. NW 7628  Goshute Canyon 
Falkenberg Ranch (Locale) Juab County, UT 5.1 mi. S 5456  Indian Farm Creek 
Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 5.4 mi. S   Ibapah Peak 
Oro del Rey Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 5.3 mi. N 8701  Goshute Canyon 
Willow Springs Station (Locale) Juab County, UT 5.1 mi. NE 4337  Callao 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Juab County, UT 5.1 mi. NE 4337  Callao 
Big Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 5.3 mi. NE 4331  Callao 
Swimming Hole (Lake) Tooele County, UT 5.4 mi. NE 4331  Callao 
Basin Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 5.2 mi. NE   Goshute 
Jacobs Hole (Lake) Tooele County, UT 6.3 mi. NE 4318  Callao 


Taxon Links for species Camissonia boothii  (Douglas ex Lehm.) P.H. Raven

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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