Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 06682 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
BoraginaceaeBoraginaceaeBoraginaceae  
Species Cryptantha humilis (Greene) Payson
Common name   round-spiked cat's eye
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   2157  
   with K. Barnes
Coll. Date 13 April 2002 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Tooele County
Locality Highway 73, Five Mile Pass recreation area.
    
Habitat Notes desert shrub community, disturbed 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 40° 14'  20" N, 112° 11'  1" W
Township Range T7S, R3W, Sec. 4  
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).

Taxonomy


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

     Cryptantha humilis (Gray) Payson

     Cryptantha alpicola Cronq.
     Cryptantha humilis var. commixta (J.F. Macbr.) Higgins
     Cryptantha humilis var. nana (Eastw.) Higgins
     Cryptantha humilis var. ovina (Payson) Higgins
     Cryptantha humilis var. shantzii (Tidestrom) Higgins
     Cryptantha nana (Eastw.) Payson
     Cryptantha nana var. commixta (J.F. Macbr.) Payson
     Cryptantha nana var. ovina Payson
     Cryptantha nana var. shantzii (Tidestrom) Payson
     Cryptantha nana var. typica Payson
     Oreocarya humilis (Gray) Greene
     Oreocarya humilis ssp. nana (Eastw.) W.A. Weber

Common Name(s): round-spike catseye, roundspike cryptantha.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31820, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Lamiales
                                Family: Boraginaceae
                                    Genus: Cryptantha
                                        Species: Cryptantha humilis
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15921 Astragalus calycosus      "Torrey's milkvetch" same section
06681 Cymopterus purpurascens      "wide-winged spring parsley" same section
03772 Ipomopsis congesta  var. congesta   "ball-headed gilia" 1.4 mi. SE
02841 Mentzelia laevicaulis      "smoothstem blazingstar" same section
04191 Phlox hoodii  var. canescens   "carpet phlox" 1924 ft. S

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Fivemile Pass (Gap) Tooele County, UT 2436 ft. S 5309  Fivemile Pass 
Clay Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 5650  Mercur 
Wells Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2 mi. NE   Mercur 
Sunshine (Locale) Tooele County, UT 2.6 mi. N 6122  Mercur 
Thorpe Hills (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 5896  Fivemile Pass 
Sunshine Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.7 mi. NW   Mercur 
Clay Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. NE   Mercur 
Alma Young Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. NW   Mercur 
Mitchell Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.1 mi. NW   Mercur 
Sevenmile Pass (Gap) Tooele County, UT 3.4 mi. SE 5633  Fivemile Pass 
Manning Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.4 mi. NE   Mercur 
Fairfield Station (historical) (Building) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. NE 5102  Mercur 
Manning (Locale) Utah County, UT 4.3 mi. N 5929  Mercur 
Violet Ray Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 4.4 mi. N 7569  Mercur 
Sabie Creek (Stream) Tooele County, UT 4.3 mi. SW   Sabie Mountain 
McFait Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 4.2 mi. NW   Mercur 
Boulter Creek (Stream) Tooele County, UT 4.5 mi. SW   Sabie Mountain 
Eagle Hill (Summit) Tooele County, UT 4.9 mi. N 7878  Mercur 
Poker Knoll (Summit) Tooele County, UT 5.3 mi. S 5309  Fivemile Pass 
Sacramento Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 5.3 mi. N 7205  Mercur 

Links

Taxon Links for species Cryptantha humilis  (Greene) Payson

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=Cryptantha+humilis

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