Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 12751 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Allium nevadense S. Watson
Common name   Nevada wild onion
Donna M. Barnes   5659  
   with Olga Kopp
Coll. Date 10 May 2007 
United States
Millard County
Locality Cricket Mountains, access road to Headlight Canyon, [Big Sage Valley];
     Elev.: 5606 ft. (1709 m.)
Habitat Notes edge of juniper community; in rock crevices, cheatgrass dominant. 
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° 55'  18" N, 112° 57'  17" 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 nevadense S. Wats.

     Allium cristatum S. Wats.
     Allium nevadense var. cristatum (S. Wats.) Ownbey

Common Name(s): Nevada onion.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=42687, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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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.
12755 Androstephium breviflorum      "pink funnel lily" 1.5 mi. S
12762 Astragalus calycosus  var. calycosus   "Torrey's milkvetch" 1.5 mi. S
12745 Astragalus eurekensis      "Eureka milkvetch" same section
12759 Astragalus newberryi  var. castoreus   "Newberry's milkvetch" 1.5 mi. S
12748 Boechera microphylla  var. microphylla  same section
12756 Calylophus lavandulifolius      "lavender-leaf sundrops" 1.5 mi. S
12742 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" same section
12753 Cirsium neomexicanum      "New Mexico thistle" same section
13234 Cirsium neomexicanum      "New Mexico thistle" same section
13235 Cirsium neomexicanum      "New Mexico thistle" same section
12740 Cryptantha humilis      "dwarf cat's eye" same section
12761 Delphinium andersonii      "Anderson's larkspur" 1.5 mi. S
12771 Eremogone macradenia  var. macradenia   "desert sandwort" 1.2 mi. SE
12743 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" same section
12754 Erysimum capitatum      "sand dune wallflower" 1.5 mi. S
12758 Erysimum repandum      "spreading wallflower" 1.5 mi. S
12772 Lathyrus brachycalyx  var. brachycalyx   "Bonneville sweetpea" 1.2 mi. SE
12750 Lomatium grayi  var. depauperatum   "stunted biscuitroot" same section
12749 Lomatium nevadense  var. parishii   "Parish's biscuitroot" same section
12738 Oenothera cespitosa  var. crinita   "tufted evening primrose" same section
12760 Penstemon confusus      "Owens Valley beardtongue" 1.5 mi. S
12773 Phlox austromontana  var. austromontana   "southern phlox" 1.2 mi. SE
12744 Phlox austromontana  var. austromontana   "southern phlox" same section
12739 Phlox longifolia      "long-leaf phlox" same section
12757 Phlox muscoides      "moss phlox" 1.5 mi. S
12737 Pseudoroegneria spicata      "bluebunch wheatgrass" same section
12746 Ranunculus andersonii  var. andersonii   "Anderson's buttercup" same section
12752 Sphaeralcea parvifolia      "small-leaf globemallow" same section
12747 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" same section
12741 Streptanthus cordatus      "heart-leaf twistflower" same section
12763 Tetraneuris acaulis  var. caespitosa   "caespitose four-nerve daisy" 1.5 mi. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Iron Basin (Populated Place) Millard County, UT 0.6 mi. N 5768  Candland Spring 
Big Sage Reservoir (Reservoir) Millard County, UT 0.7 mi. NE 5538  Candland Spring 
Big Sage Valley (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.5 mi. E   Cat Canyon 
Little Sage Valley (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.5 mi. E   Candland Spring 
Poison Mountain (Summit) Millard County, UT 2 mi. NE 6027  Candland Spring 
Cricket Seeps (Spring) Millard County, UT 3.9 mi. N 6060  Candland Spring 
Broadmouth Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.3 mi. NE   Candland Spring 
Cedar Pass (Gap) Millard County, UT 4.5 mi. S 6001  Cat Canyon 
Red Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.7 mi. W   Sevier Lake NE 
Filmore Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 4.3 mi. NW   Candland Spring 
Red Cove (Valley) Millard County, UT 4.1 mi. W   Sevier Lake NE 
Candland Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 5.3 mi. N 5689  Candland Spring 
Red Pass (Gap) Millard County, UT 5.6 mi. S 6113  Cat Canyon 
Georges Pass (Gap) Millard County, UT 6.6 mi. SE 5391  Cat Canyon 


Taxon Links for species Allium nevadense  S. Watson

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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