Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10367 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Allium macropetalum Rydb.
Common name   large-flowered wild onion
D.M. Barnes   4308  
Coll. Date 27 April 2005 
United States
Garfield County
Locality Capitol Reef National Park, Notom Road, S of headquarters Canyon, turn off.
     Elev.: 5217 ft. (1591 m.)
Habitat Notes deep sands, S facing slope. 6858 CARE-00246 
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° 46'  51" N, 111° 56'  34" W
Datum WGS84 
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):

     Allium macropetalum Rydb.

Common Name(s): largeflower onion, largeflower wild onion.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=42682, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Liliidae
                            Order: Liliales
                                Family: Liliaceae
                                    Genus: Allium
                                        Species: Allium macropetalum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10367s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10366 Camissonia eastwoodiae      "Eastwood's suncup" same section
10368 Lappula occidentalis      "western stickseed" 94 ft. NE
10365 Phacelia cephalotes      "virgin scorpionweed" same section
10364 Platyschkuhria integrifolia  var. desertorum   "desert basin-daisy" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Pine Lake Campground (Locale) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. S 8255  Pine Lake 
Pine Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.7 mi. S   Pine Lake 
Pine Lake (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 2.7 mi. S 8222  Pine Lake 
Pine Creek Dam (Dam) Garfield County, UT 2.7 mi. S 8222  Pine Lake 
Manning Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. N   Sweetwater Creek 
Dry Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. W   Sweetwater Creek 
Burro Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 4.2 mi. S 8534  Pine Lake 
Lossee Canal (Canal) Garfield County, UT 4 mi. SW 8189  Pine Lake 
Barney Top (Summit) Garfield County, UT 3.3 mi. E 10427  Sweetwater Creek 
Horse Creek Top (Summit) Garfield County, UT 4.3 mi. NE 9613  Sweetwater Creek 
Escalante Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4.4 mi. N   Sweetwater Creek 
Pole Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4.5 mi. SW   Pine Lake 
Cameron Wash Reservoir Number 1 (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 4 mi. W 7648  Flake Mountain East 
Widtsoe (Populated Place) Garfield County, UT 4.6 mi. NW 7612  Sweetwater Creek 
Mud Spring Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4.2 mi. W   Sweetwater Creek 
Widtsoe Cemetery (Cemetery) Garfield County, UT 4.6 mi. NW 7582  Flake Mountain East 
Widtsoe Junction (Populated Place) Garfield County, UT 4.8 mi. NW 7573  Flake Mountain East 
Dry Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 5.6 mi. N   Sweetwater Creek 
Paradise Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 5.7 mi. SW 7612  Pine Lake 
Table Cliff Plateau (Plain) Garfield County, UT 5.9 mi. SE 10279  Pine Lake 


Taxon Links for species Allium macropetalum  Rydb.

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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