Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 11985 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Cryptantha nevadensis A. Nelson & Kennedy
Common name   Nevada forget-me-not
Donna M. Barnes   5155  
Coll. Date 09 June 2006 
United States
Box Elder County
Locality Silver Island Mountains, Volcano Peak, [Leppy Pass vicinity];
     Elev.: 4976 ft. (1517 m.)
Habitat Notes volcanic rubble on steep slopes, desert shrub community. 
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° 47'  44.3" N, 113° 59'  38.9" 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):

     Cryptantha nevadensis A. Nels. & Kennedy

Common Name(s): Nevada catseye, Nevada cryptantha.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31846, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 11985s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04952s3.jpg 
specimen image: 08164s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08197s4.jpg 
specimen image: 08315s2.jpg 
specimen image: 09357s4.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11710 Antirrhinum kingii     same section
11717 Astragalus lentiginosus  var. araneosus   "cobweb-pod freckled milkvetch" same section
11714 Blepharidachne kingii      "King's eyelash grass" same section
11709 Camissonia boothii  var. alyssoides   "Booth's desert primrose" same section
11715 Camissonia scapoidea  var. utahensis   "Utah suncup" same section
11708 Cryptantha gracilis      "narrow-stemmed forget-me-not" same section
11716 Cryptantha humilis      "round-spiked cat's eye" same section
11712 Eriogonum palmerianum      "Palmer's wild buckwheat" same section
11707 Mentzelia laevicaulis      "smoothstem blazingstar" same section
11713 Phacelia crenulata  var. corrugata   "notch-leaf scorpionweed" same section
11711 Psathyrotes annua      "annual turtleback" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Leppy Pass (Gap) Tooele County, UT 2178 ft. W 4866  Leppy Peak 
Volcano Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 0.9 mi. E 5906  Tetzlaff Peak 
B and G (Locale) Tooele County, UT 1.9 mi. SW 4551  Leppy Peak 
Rishel Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2.5 mi. NE 6149  Tetzlaff Peak 
Danger Cave State Historical Monument (Park) Tooele County, UT 3.2 mi. S 4269  Leppy Peak 
Wendover Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 3.2 mi. S 5066  Leppy Peak 
Bears Claw (Ridge) Tooele County, UT 3.5 mi. SW 5574  Leppy Peak 
Blair (Populated Place) Tooele County, UT 4.1 mi. S 4223  Silsbee 
Dairy Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.8 mi. SW   Leppy Peak 
Dairy Canyon (Valley) Elko County, NV 3.8 mi. SW   Leppy Peak 
Needle Point (Pillar) Tooele County, UT 4.1 mi. SW 5102  Leppy Peak 
Window Rock (Pillar) Tooele County, UT 4.1 mi. SW 5105  Leppy Peak 
Wendover Cemetery (Cemetery) Tooele County, UT 4.6 mi. SW 4301  Wendover 
Wendover (Populated Place) Tooele County, UT 4.6 mi. SW 4288  Wendover 
Wendover High School (School) Tooele County, UT 4.7 mi. SW 4278  Wendover 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Tooele County, UT 4.9 mi. SW 4262  Wendover 
Leppy Peak (Summit) Elko County, NV 4.2 mi. W 6660  Leppy Peak 
Eastline (Populated Place) Elko County, NV 5 mi. SW 4387  Wendover 
Wendover Airport (Airport) Tooele County, UT 5.2 mi. SW 4239  Wendover 
West Wendover Elementary School (School) Elko County, NV 5 mi. SW 4341  Wendover 


Taxon Links for species Cryptantha nevadensis  A. Nelson & Kennedy

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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