Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 08355 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Camissonia brevipes (A. Gray) P.H. Raven
Common name   Mojave suncup
R. Van Buren   641  
Coll. Date 06 May 2003 
United States
Washington County
Locality "Conglomerate Wash" site, hillsides along the wash draining SE from the southern end of the Price City Hills into Atkinville Wash, ca. 1.5 air miles W of River Road;
     Elev.: 2913 ft. (888 m.)
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° 1'  27.84" N, 113° 34'  57" W
Township Range T43S R15W S19  
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)
Voucher Voucher of taxa associated with Astragalus holmgreniorum, 2003 SITLA study, R. Van Buren, R. Jolley 
Specimen Notes Astragalus holmgreniorum SITLA study site, south area. 


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

     Camissonia brevipes (Gray) Raven

Common Name(s): golden suncup, yellow cups.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=27475, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Myrtales
                                Family: Onagraceae
                                    Genus: Camissonia
                                        Species: Camissonia brevipes


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 08355s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03110s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03842s2.jpg 
specimen image: 03842s3.jpg 
specimen image: 06137s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10070s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10156s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13191s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08310 Acamptopappus sphaerocephalus      "goldenhead" 2680 ft. SW
08363 Acamptopappus sphaerocephalus      "goldenhead" 16 ft. N
08668 Allium nevadense      "Nevada wild onion" 2680 ft. SW
08312 Ambrosia dumosa      "common bur-sage" 2680 ft. SW
00155 Ambrosia salsola  var. salsola   "burrobush" 2.1 mi. NW
08313 Ambrosia salsola  var. salsola   "burrobush" 2680 ft. SW
08206 Androstephium breviflorum      "pink funnel lily" 2701 ft. S
08379 Arctomecon humilis      "common bearpoppy" 1.6 mi. SW
03018 Astragalus holmgreniorum      "Paradox milkvetch" 1.3 mi. NW
08696 Astragalus nuttallianus  var. imperfectus   "Mojave small-flowered milkvetch" same section
08366 Astragalus nuttallianus  var. imperfectus   "Mojave small-flowered milkvetch" 16 ft. N
05603 Atriplex lentiformis      "big saltbush" same section
05602 Atriplex lentiformis      "big saltbush" same section
02991 Atriplex torreyi      "Torrey's saltbush" 1 mi. NE
08370 Baileya pleniradiata      "woolly desert-marigold" 2722 ft. S
08358 Bromus rubens      "red brome" 16 ft. N
08278 Camissonia boothii  var. condensata   "clustered desert primrose" 2701 ft. S
08701 Camissonia boothii  var. condensata   "clustered desert primrose" same section
13179 Camissonia parryi      "Parry's suncup" 1.6 mi. SW
18097 Camissonia parryi      "Parry's suncup" 1.2 mi. SW
08367 Chaenactis carphoclinia      "pebble pincushion" 16 ft. N
08664 Chaenactis carphoclinia      "pebble pincushion" 2680 ft. SW
08362 Chaenactis macrantha      "showy dusty-maiden" 16 ft. N
08199 Chaenactis macrantha      "showy dusty-maiden" 2701 ft. S
08697 Chaenactis macrantha      "showy dusty-maiden" same section
08667 Chaenactis macrantha      "showy dusty-maiden" 2680 ft. SW
08204 Chaenactis macrantha      "showy dusty-maiden" 2701 ft. S
08365 Chamaesyce albomarginata      "rattlesnake weed" 16 ft. N
08670 Chamaesyce albomarginata      "rattlesnake weed" 2680 ft. SW
08376 Chamaesyce fendleri      "Fendler's sandmat" 1.6 mi. SW
08317 Chorizanthe rigida      "rigid spineflower" 2680 ft. SW
08209 Chorizanthe rigida      "rigid spineflower" 2701 ft. S
08315 Cryptantha nevadensis      "Nevada forget-me-not" 2680 ft. SW
08197 Cryptantha nevadensis      "Nevada forget-me-not" 2701 ft. S
03016 Cryptantha virginensis      "Virgin River cat's eye" 1.6 mi. NW
08277 Cymopterus purpureus      "purple spring parsley" 2701 ft. S
08375 Delphinium parishii  var. parishii   "Parish's larkspur" 1.6 mi. SW
08198 Draba cuneifolia  var. cuneifolia   "wedge-leaf whitlow-cress" 2701 ft. S
08201 Ephedra fasciculata      "Mojave ephedra" 2701 ft. S
08368 Eriogonum brachypodum      "Parry's wild buckwheat" 16 ft. N
13180 Eriogonum deflexum  var. deflexum   "flat-topped wild buckwheat" 1.6 mi. SW
08439 Eriogonum deflexum  var. deflexum   "flat-topped wild buckwheat" 1.6 mi. SW
08356 Eriogonum trichopes      "little desert trumpet" 16 ft. N
08314 Eriogonum trichopes      "little desert trumpet" 2680 ft. SW
08699 Eriogonum trichopes      "little desert trumpet" same section
08693 Eschscholzia glyptosperma      "desert poppy" same section
08196 Eucrypta micrantha      "desert hideseed" 2701 ft. S
03015 Gaillardia pinnatifida      "Hopi blanketflower" 1.3 mi. NW
08698 Gaura coccinea      "scarlet beeblossom" same section
08195 Gilia inconspicua      "shy gilia" 2701 ft. S
08210 Gilia sinuata      "rosy gilia" 2701 ft. S
08361 Glyptopleura setulosa      "Mojave carveseed" 16 ft. N
08371 Haplopappus gracilis      "slender goldenweed" 2722 ft. S
08308 Hilaria rigida      "big galleta" 2680 ft. SW
08359 Hilaria rigida      "big galleta" 16 ft. N
03014 Ipomopsis polycladon      "spreading gilia" 1.3 mi. NW
08695 Ipomopsis polycladon      "spreading gilia" same section
08203 Ipomopsis polycladon      "spreading gilia" 2701 ft. S
08364 Ipomopsis polycladon      "spreading gilia" 16 ft. N
03001 Langloisia setosissima      "Great Basin langloisia" 1.3 mi. NW
08700 Langloisia setosissima  subsp. setosissima   "Great Basin langloisia" same section
08357 Langloisia setosissima  subsp. setosissima   "Great Basin langloisia" 16 ft. N
00154 Larrea tridentata      "creosote bush" 2.1 mi. NW
08307 Larrea tridentata      "creosote bush" 2680 ft. SW
08194 Lepidium lasiocarpum      "desert peppercress" 2701 ft. S
08380 Lepidium montanum  var. jonesii   "Jones' pepperwort" 1.6 mi. SW
08205 Linanthus demissus      "desertsnow" 2701 ft. S
08666 Linanthus demissus      "desertsnow" 2680 ft. SW
08665 Lupinus flavoculatus      "yelloweyes" 2680 ft. SW
08373 Malcolmia africana      "African mustard" 1.6 mi. SW
08369 Mentzelia albicaulis      "whitestem blazingstar" 2722 ft. S
08694 Mentzelia albicaulis      "whitestem blazingstar" same section
08360 Pediocactus sileri      "Siler's pincushion cactus" 16 ft. N
14528 Petalonyx parryi      "Parry's sandpaper plant" 2 mi. SW
08384 Petalonyx parryi      "Parry's sandpaper plant" 1.6 mi. SW
13181 Petalonyx parryi      "Parry's sandpaper plant" 1.6 mi. SW
13140 Phacelia fremontii      "Fremont's scorpionweed" 2701 ft. S
08207 Phacelia fremontii      "Fremont's scorpionweed" 2701 ft. S
08702 Phacelia pulchella  var. pulchella   "beautiful scorpionweed" same section
08382 Phacelia pulchella  var. pulchella   "beautiful scorpionweed" 1.6 mi. SW
08377 Phacelia rafaelensis      "plateau scorpionweed" 1.6 mi. SW
08316 Phacelia rafaelensis      "plateau scorpionweed" 2680 ft. SW
08381 Physaria chambersii  var. chambersii   "Chambers' twinpod" 1.6 mi. SW
13154 Plantago ovata      "desert plantain" 2701 ft. S
08208 Plantago patagonica      "Patagonia plantain" 2701 ft. S
08372 Prunus fasciculata      "desert almond" 1.6 mi. SW
00159 Psorothamnus fremontii      "Fremont's dalea" 2.1 mi. NW
08378 Psorothamnus fremontii      "Fremont's dalea" 1.6 mi. SW
08374 Purshia glandulosa      "desert bitterbrush" 1.6 mi. SW
08383 Sphaeralcea parvifolia      "small-leaf globemallow" 1.6 mi. SW
08311 Sphaeralcea parvifolia      "small-leaf globemallow" 2680 ft. SW
08211 Stylocline intertexta      "tangled nest-straw" 2701 ft. S
08354 Stylocline intertexta      "tangled nest-straw" 16 ft. N
08669 Tricardia watsonii      "threehearts" 2680 ft. SW
08202 Vulpia octoflora      "sixweeks fescue" 2701 ft. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Mokaac Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1 mi. SW 2602  Saint George 
Price City Hills (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. NE 3032  Saint George 
Lizard Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. SW 2595  Saint George 
Lizard Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 1.4 mi. SW   Lizard Point 
Mokaac Wash (Arroyo) Mohave County, AZ 1.8 mi. S   Lizard Point 
Price Bench Ditch (Canal) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. N 2579  Saint George 
Gardener Well (Well) Mohave County, AZ 1.9 mi. S 2720  Lizard Point 
Big Valley (Basin) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. SW 2635  Saint George 
Big Valley (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 1.7 mi. SW   Purgatory Canyon 
Price City (historical) (Locale) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. NW 2500  Saint George 
Bloomington School (School) Washington County, UT 2 mi. N 2543  Saint George 
Price Bench (Bench) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. N 2539  Saint George 
Bloomington (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 2 mi. NW 2520  Saint George 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. NW 2523  Saint George 
White Dome (Summit) Washington County, UT 2 mi. SE 2854  Saint George 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. NE 2681  Saint George 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. N 2556  Saint George 
Webb Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. N 3074  Saint George 
Bloomington Hills (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. NE 2602  Saint George 
Atkinville (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. W 2503  White Hills 


Taxon Links for species Camissonia brevipes  (A. Gray) 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

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