Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04493 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Phacelia heterophylla Pursh
Infraspecific    var. heterophylla 
Common name   variable-leaf scorpionweed
K.T. Harper   s.n.  
   with D. Carter, D.M. Barnes, R. Van Buren
Coll. Date 26 July 2000 
United States
San Juan County
Locality [Elk Ridge Road (FR 088), Kigalia Guard Station;
     Elev.: 8400 ft. (2561 m.)
Habitat Notes aspen-ponderosa pine forest. 
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° 40'  23" N, 109° 49'  34" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Phacelia heterophylla ssp. heterophylla Pursh

     Phacelia heterophylla var. typica Dundas
     Phacelia sericea var. biennis (A. Nels.) Brand

Common Name(s): variable-leaf scorpion-weed, varileaf phacelia.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=524453, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Solanales
                                Family: Hydrophyllaceae
                                    Genus: Phacelia
                                        Species: Phacelia heterophylla
                                            Subspecies: Phacelia heterophylla ssp. heterophylla


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04493s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01985s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04448s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05260s1.jpg 
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specimen image: 10128s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12314b1.jpg 
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specimen image: 12486s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15551s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
04478 Castilleja linariifolia      "Wyoming Indian paintbrush" 1713 ft. N
04480 Eremogone congesta  var. congesta  1713 ft. N
04479 Geum macrophyllum  var. perincisum   "large-leaf avens" 1713 ft. N
04494 Hypericum scouleri      "western St. Johnswort" 1.2 mi. S
04495 Pedicularis procera      "giant lousewort" 1.2 mi. S
04477 Phemeranthus brevifolius      "pygmy fameflower" 1713 ft. N
04492 Stephanomeria tenuifolia  var. tenuifolia   "narrow-leaf wirelettuce" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Kigalia Ranger Station (Locale) San Juan County, UT 707 ft. N 8370  Kigalia Point 
Ute Cabin (Locale) San Juan County, UT 1414 ft. N 8334  Kigalia Point 
Arch Canyon Overlook (Locale) San Juan County, UT 1828 ft. SE 8445  Kigalia Point 
Squaw Water Spring (Spring) San Juan County, UT 1 mi. S 8330  Kigalia Point 
South Elk Ridge (Ridge) San Juan County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 8324  Kigalia Point 
Squaw Water Hole (Lake) San Juan County, UT 1.4 mi. S 7681  Kigalia Point 
Hammond Canyon Point of Interest (Locale) San Juan County, UT 1.6 mi. NE 8252  Kigalia Point 
Little Notch (Gap) San Juan County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 8255  Kigalia Point 
Peavine Trail (Trail) San Juan County, UT 1.7 mi. W 7697  Kigalia Point 
Kigalia Point (Cliff) San Juan County, UT 2.2 mi. N 8570  Kigalia Point 
Keystone Arch (Arch) San Juan County, UT 2.7 mi. SE 6680  Kigalia Point 
Butts Canyon (Cape) San Juan County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 8088  Kigalia Point 
Kigalia Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 3.3 mi. N   Kigalia Point 
Wabin Mine (Mine) San Juan County, UT 2.9 mi. NW 8727  Kigalia Point 
Butts Point (Ridge) San Juan County, UT 2.9 mi. SE 8012  Kigalia Point 
Posey Spring (Spring) San Juan County, UT 3.5 mi. S 8209  South Long Point 
Twin Springs (Spring) San Juan County, UT 3 mi. W 8701  Woodenshoe Buttes 
Brushy Knoll (Summit) San Juan County, UT 3.5 mi. NW 8262  Kigalia Point 
Cys Monument Mine (Mine) San Juan County, UT 3.2 mi. NW 8668  Woodenshoe Buttes 
Babylon Pasture (Flat) San Juan County, UT 3.9 mi. N 8524  Kigalia Point 


Taxon Links for species Phacelia heterophylla  Pursh

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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