Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 12882 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Cryptantha confertiflora (Greene) Payson
Common name   basin yellow cat's eye
D.M. Barnes   5790  
Coll. Date 06 June 2007 
United States
Millard County
Locality Burbank Hills, Cedar Pass.
     Elev.: 7413 ft. (2260 m.)
Habitat Notes sage-juniper community; rocky mounds, caespitose 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 38° 52'  25" N, 113° 53'  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 confertiflora (Greene) Payson

     Oreocarya confertiflora Greene

Common Name(s): basin yellow catseye, basin yellow cryptantha, roundleaf cryptantha.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31796, click for more information and references)

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


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.
12879 Caulanthus crassicaulis  var. glaber   "thickstem wild cabbage" same section
12881 Eriogonum microthecum  var. simpsonii   "Simpson's wild buckwheat" same section
12883 Lomatium scabrum  var. scabrum   "rough desert parsley" same section
12880 Streptanthus cordatus      "heart-leaf twistflower" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cedar Pass (Gap) Millard County, UT 0.9 mi. SW 6562  Cedar Pass 
Juniper Pass (Gap) Millard County, UT 1.9 mi. S 6802  Cedar Pass 
South Cedar Wash Reservoir (Reservoir) Millard County, UT 1.7 mi. SW 6342  Cedar Pass 
Burbank Pass (Gap) Millard County, UT 1.9 mi. NW 7038  Burbank Pass 
Little Jensen Pass (Gap) Millard County, UT 4.1 mi. S 7205  Big Jensen Pass 
North Juniper Wash (Arroyo) Millard County, UT 4.2 mi. NE   Big Jensen Pass 
Red Ledges (Bench) Millard County, UT 3.9 mi. E 5998  Deadman Point 
Cedar Pass Wash (Arroyo) Millard County, UT 4.3 mi. NE   Cedar Pass 
Cedar Pass Reservoir (Reservoir) Millard County, UT 4.4 mi. NE 5719  Deadman Point 
South Juniper Wash (Arroyo) Millard County, UT 4.5 mi. SW   Big Jensen Pass 
Big Jensen Pass (Gap) Millard County, UT 4.6 mi. SE 7179  Big Jensen Pass 
Red Pass (Gap) Millard County, UT 4.7 mi. NW 6126  Burbank Pass 
South Cedar Wash (Valley) Millard County, UT 4.6 mi. SW   Cedar Pass 
Burbank Hills (Range) Millard County, UT 5 mi. SE 7792  Big Jensen Pass 
Hockman Well (Well) Millard County, UT 5.8 mi. S 5801  Cedar Pass 


Taxon Links for species Cryptantha confertiflora  (Greene) Payson

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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