Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03135 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Polemonium caeruleum L.
Common name   charity
R.D. Huish   s.n.  
Coll. Date 03 August 1998 
United States
Garfield County
Locality by Wildcat Ranger Station in the Boulder Mountains, before passing the ranger station, there is a pair of bathrooms off the side of the road on the right, follow dirt road that's off to the side of the bathrooms until you get to a maroon cabin, walk through the fence past the cabin and into a marshy area.
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° 6'  37" N, 111° 20'  25" W
Township Range T31S, R5E, Sec. 15  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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

     Polemonium caeruleum L.

Common Name(s): charity.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31005, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03135s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04946s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07660s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
03136 Aconitum columbianum  var. columbianum   "western monkshood" same section
05352 Campanula parryi      "Parry's bellflower" 1 mi. S
03133 Hypericum scouleri      "western St. Johnswort" same section
03137 Platanthera sparsiflora      "sparse-flowered bog orchid" same section
14358 Salix drummondiana      "Drummond's willow" same section
14357 Salix lucida      "shining willow" same section
04102 Sidalcea neomexicana      "salt spring checkerbloom" same section
05353 Symphyotrichum ascendens      "western aster" 1 mi. S
03134 Zigadenus elegans      "mountain death camas" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Wildcat Pasture (Flat) Garfield County, UT 586 ft. NE 8678  Lower Bowns Reservoir 
Wildcat Ranger Station (Locale) Garfield County, UT 1704 ft. E 8649  Lower Bowns Reservoir 
Pine Creek Campground (Locale) Garfield County, UT 0.6 mi. SE 8613  Lower Bowns Reservoir 
Pleasant Creek Campground (Locale) Garfield County, UT 0.7 mi. S 8613  Lower Bowns Reservoir 
Keller Knoll (Summit) Garfield County, UT 0.9 mi. N 9538  Lower Bowns Reservoir 
Parks Pasture (Flat) Garfield County, UT 1 mi. S 8593  Lower Bowns Reservoir 
Wildcat Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 0.8 mi. SE   Lower Bowns Reservoir 
Oak Creek Forest Camp (Locale) Garfield County, UT 1.4 mi. S 8908  Lower Bowns Reservoir 
Oak Creek Campground (Locale) Garfield County, UT 1.5 mi. S 8846  Lower Bowns Reservoir 
Behanin Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 1.3 mi. SW   Deer Creek Lake 
Park Ridge (Ridge) Garfield County, UT 1.6 mi. SE 8787  Lower Bowns Reservoir 
Chipmunk Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 1.7 mi. N 10109  Grover 
The Terrace (Cliff) Garfield County, UT 1.5 mi. W 10089  Lower Bowns Reservoir 
Chokecherry Point (Cape) Garfield County, UT 1.9 mi. N 10558  Grover 
Chokecherry Meadow (Flat) Garfield County, UT 2.3 mi. N 9617  Grover 
Bear Flat (Flat) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. W 9430  Lower Bowns Reservoir 
Devils Slide (Slope) Garfield County, UT 2.5 mi. N 8209  Grover 
Bowery Flat (Flat) Garfield County, UT 2.7 mi. S 9308  Lower Bowns Reservoir 
Dunfey Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. SE   Lower Bowns Reservoir 
Round Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. S 9955  Lower Bowns Reservoir 


Taxon Links for species Polemonium caeruleum  L.

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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