Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10007 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Cryptantha abata I.M. Johnst.
Common name   low cat's eye
Debi Clark   s.n.  
Coll. Date 09 June 2003 
United States
Wayne County
Locality Billings Pass vicinity, Deep Creek Spring, E of Thousand Lake Mountain.
     Elev.: 9200 ft. (2805 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 38° 26'  26" N, 111° 25'  20" W
Datum Not recorded
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.


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

     Cryptantha abata I.M. Johnston

Common Name(s): abata cryptantha, dent-nut catseye, dentnut cryptantha.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31781, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10007s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05181s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10573s2.jpg 
specimen image: 13579s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10008 Eriogonum racemosum  var. racemosum   "redroot wild buckwheat" 1.4 mi. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Deep Creek Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 629 ft. S 8718  Flat Top 
Billings Pass (Gap) Wayne County, UT 703 ft. N 9249  Flat Top 
Bullings Pass (Gap) Wayne County, UT 2297 ft. NW 9170  Flat Top 
Pine Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 0.6 mi. N 8678  Flat Top 
Indian Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 0.8 mi. SW 8918  Flat Top 
Deep Creek Ridge (Ridge) Wayne County, UT 1 mi. W 9745  Flat Top 
Tub Flat (Flat) Wayne County, UT 1.3 mi. W 9958  Flat Top 
Mud Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 1.7 mi. S 8711  Flat Top 
Sidehill Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 1.7 mi. S 9019  Flat Top 
Bullberry Flat (Flat) Wayne County, UT 1.9 mi. N 8360  Flat Top 
Upper Deep Creek Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 1.6 mi. W 9905  Flat Top 
Alex Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 2 mi. SW 9620  Flat Top 
Polk Creek Ridge (Ridge) Wayne County, UT 2.5 mi. N 8773  Flat Top 
Clay Dugway Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 2 mi. W 10480  Flat Top 
Point Lookout (Summit) Wayne County, UT 2.6 mi. SW 10096  Flat Top 
Sawmill Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 10197  Flat Top 
Elkhorn Campground (Locale) Wayne County, UT 2.4 mi. NW 9797  Flat Top 
Snow Lake (Lake) Wayne County, UT 2.3 mi. SW 10506  Flat Top 
Elkhorn Ranger Station and Forest Camp (Locale) Wayne County, UT 2.5 mi. NW 9820  Flat Top 
Deep Creek Lake (Lake) Wayne County, UT 2.4 mi. W 10558  Flat Top 


Taxon Links for species Cryptantha abata  I.M. Johnst.

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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