Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 12021 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
LinaceaeLinaceaeLinaceae  
Species Linum aristatum Engelm.
Common name   bristle flax
Collector(s)
D.M. Barnes   5457  
Coll. Date 28 September 2006 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Garfield County
Locality Highway 9, about 5 miles S of Boulder. 
 
Elev.: 6417 ft. (1956 m.)
Habitat Notes juniper community; deep white sandy soil. 
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 37° 48'  22" N, 111° 27'  30" 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.

Taxonomy


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

     Linum aristatum Engelm.

     Cathartolinum aristatum (Engelm.) Small
     Mesynium aristatum (Engelm.) W.A. Weber

Common Name(s): bristle flax.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=29231, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Linales
                                Family: Linaceae
                                    Genus: Linum
                                        Species: Linum aristatum
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 12021s1.jpg specimen image: 12021d1.jpg specimen image: 12021c1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05565s1.jpg 
05565
specimen image: 06130s1.jpg 
06130
specimen image: 08558s1.jpg 
08558
specimen image: 09637s1.jpg 
09637
specimen image: 10523s1.jpg 
10523
specimen image: 12000e1.jpg 
12000
specimen image: 12000c1.jpg 
12000
specimen image: 12000d1.jpg 
12000
specimen image: 12000s1.jpg 
12000
specimen image: 12014c1.jpg 
12014
specimen image: 12014d1.jpg 
12014
specimen image: 12014s1.jpg 
12014
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12555

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12020 Chrysopsis zionensis      "Zion goldenaster" same section
12024 Cordylanthus kingii  var. kingii   "King's birdbeak" same section
12025 Corispermum americanum      "American bugseed" same section
12026 Cryptantha fendleri      "Fendler's forget-me-not" same section
12023 Dimorphocarpa wislizeni      "Wislizen's spectacle pod" same section
12027 Eriogonum cernuum  var. psammophilum   "nodding buckwheat" same section
12022 Stephanomeria pauciflora      "brownplume wirelettuce" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Willow Patch Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 1926 ft. SW   Calf Creek 
Sand Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 0.8 mi. S   Calf Creek 
Bowington Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 1.5 mi. E 5889  Calf Creek 
Sand Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2.1 mi. S   Jacobs Reservoir 
McGath Point (Summit) Garfield County, UT 2.2 mi. N 6680  Calf Creek 
Escalante Natural Bridge (Bridge) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. S 5558  Calf Creek 
McGath Point Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. N 6697  Calf Creek 
Lower Calf Creek Falls (Falls) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. NE 5607  Calf Creek 
Calf Creek Recreation Area (Locale) Garfield County, UT 2.5 mi. E 5355  Calf Creek 
Calf Creek Campground (Locale) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 5443  Calf Creek 
Upper Calf Creek Falls (Falls) Garfield County, UT 3.4 mi. N 6034  Calf Creek 
The Hogback (Ridge) Garfield County, UT 3 mi. NE 6313  Calf Creek 
Calf Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3 mi. SE   Calf Creek 
Phipps-Death Hollow Outstanding Natural Area (Area) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. W 6532  Escalante 
Mamie Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. SW   Escalante 
Death Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. SW   Roger Peak 
Boynton Lookout (Locale) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. E 5909  Calf Creek 
Haymaker Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 3.2 mi. E 5958  Calf Creek 
Dry Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.3 mi. E   Boulder Town 
Slickrock Saddle (Gap) Garfield County, UT 3.5 mi. NW 6444  Escalante 

Links

Taxon Links for species Linum aristatum  Engelm.

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=Linum+aristatum

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