Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14071 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Gentiana calycosa Griseb.
Common name   mountain bog gentian
S. Hegji   59  
Coll. Date 20 August 2010 
United States
Duchesne County
Locality ca. 1 km E of Kings Peak;
     Elev.: 11647 ft. (3551 m.)
Habitat Notes open alpine meadow. 
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° 46'  47.6" N, 110° 21'  20.5" 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):

     Gentiana calycosa Griseb.

     Gentiana calycosa var. obtusiloba (Rydb.) C.L. Hitchc.
     Gentiana calycosa var. xantha A. Nels.
     Pneumonanthe calycosa (Griseb.) Greene

Common Name(s): mountain bog gentian, Rainier pleated gentian.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=29972, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Gentianales
                                Family: Gentianaceae
                                    Genus: Gentiana
                                        Species: Gentiana calycosa


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 14071a1.jpg specimen image: 14071b1.jpg specimen image: 14071c1.jpg specimen image: 14071s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03004s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04663s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05647s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07819s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07963s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15840 Bryophyte      1.1 mi. E
15845 Carex illota      "sheep sedge" 1.1 mi. E
15842 Deschampsia cespitosa      "tufted hairgrass" 1.1 mi. E
14070 Erigeron tener      "slender fleabane" 1685 ft. E
15847 Festuca ovina  var. brevifolia  1.2 mi. E
15843 Gentiana algida      "Arctic gentian" 1.1 mi. E
14069 Gentiana algida      "Arctic gentian" same section
15848 Oxyria digyna      "alpine mountainsorrel" 1.2 mi. E
15841 Oxyria digyna      "alpine mountainsorrel" 1.1 mi. E
15844 Potentilla ovina  var. decurrens   "sheep cinquefoil" 1.1 mi. E
15851 Salix planifolia      "diamondleaf willow" 2019 ft. E
14068 Sedum rhodanthum     same section
15846 Trisetum spicatum      "narrow oat-grass" 1.1 mi. E


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Gunsight Pass (Gap) Duchesne County, UT 1.2 mi. N 11854  Kings Peak 
Kings Peak (Summit) Duchesne County, UT 1 mi. W 13026  Kings Peak 
Anderson Pass (Gap) Duchesne County, UT 1.2 mi. W 12681  Mount Powell 
South Kings Peak (Summit) Duchesne County, UT 1.6 mi. SW 13193  Mount Powell 
Painter Basin (Basin) Duchesne County, UT 1.6 mi. E 11162  Kings Peak 
Trail Rider Pass (Gap) Duchesne County, UT 2.2 mi. S 11585  Kings Peak 
Lake George Beard (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 2.2 mi. SE 11424  Kings Peak 
Kings Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 2.6 mi. SW 11454  Mount Powell 
Gilbert Peak (Summit) Summit County, UT 3.1 mi. N 13409  Kings Peak 
Gilbert Creek Basin (Basin) Duchesne County, UT 2.9 mi. NE 11457  Kings Peak 
Dollar Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 3.4 mi. N 10791  Mount Powell 
Henrys Fork Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 3.3 mi. N 10824  Mount Powell 
Cliff Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.8 mi. W 11451  Mount Powell 
Milk Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 2.8 mi. E 11241  Kings Peak 
Lake Blanchard (Lake) Summit County, UT 3.2 mi. NW 11172  Mount Powell 
Roberts Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 3.6 mi. SE 11546  Mount Emmons 
Upper Carrol Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 4 mi. S 11146  Mount Emmons 
Lake Atwood (Reservoir) Duchesne County, UT 3.4 mi. SE 11037  Mount Emmons 
Grass Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 3.7 mi. NW 10824  Mount Powell 
East Carrol Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 4.3 mi. S 11221  Mount Emmons 


Taxon Links for species Gentiana calycosa  Griseb.

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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