Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 16028 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Cryptantha flavoculata (A. Nelson) Payson
Common name   rough-seeded cat's eye
J.G. Harris   4166  
Coll. Date 23 May 2006 
United States
Elko County
Locality Pequop Mountains, ca. 3 km due SW of Pequop Summit;
     Elev.: 6888 ft. (2100 m.)
Habitat Notes limestone ledges & slopes, pinyon-juniper 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 41° 3'  27" N, 114° 35'  40" 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 flavoculata (A. Nels.) Payson

     Oreocarya flavoculata A. Nels.

Common Name(s): roughseed catseye, rough-seed catseye, roughseed cryptantha.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31809, click for more information and references)

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


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.
12136 Astragalus beckwithii  var. beckwithii   "Beckwith's milkvetch" 1099 ft. NW
12139 Boechera demissa  var. pendulina   "rabbit ear rockcress" 1099 ft. NW
12143 Boechera holboellii  var. secunda  1099 ft. NW
12129 Castilleja scabrida  var. barnebyana   "Barneby's paintbrush" 1099 ft. NW
12145 Chamaebatiaria millefolium      "fernbush" 2813 ft. N
12132 Delphinium andersonii      "Anderson's larkspur" 1099 ft. NW
12138 Draba oligosperma      "few-seeded whitlow-cress" 1099 ft. NW
12148 Draba pedicellata  var. pedicellata   "Cherry Creek whitlow-cress" 2813 ft. N
12126 Draba pedicellata  var. pedicellata   "Cherry Creek whitlow-cress" same section
12134 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" 1099 ft. NW
12147 Fritillaria atropurpurea      "leopard-lily" 2813 ft. N
12137 Hackelia patens  var. patens   "spotted stickseed" 1099 ft. NW
12130 Ivesia setosa     1099 ft. NW
12146 Lithospermum ruderale      "western stoneseed" 2813 ft. N
12131 Mertensia oblongifolia      "western bluebells" 1099 ft. NW
12135 Microseris nutans      "nodding silverpuffs" 1099 ft. NW
12127 Penstemon humilis  var. humilis   "low beardtongue" same section
12144 Penstemon speciosus      "showy beardtongue" 2813 ft. N
12133 Perideridia bolanderi      "Bolander's yampah" 1099 ft. NW
12140 Poa fendleriana  subsp. longiligula   "muttongrass" 1099 ft. NW
12142 Senecio integerrimus      "lambstongue ragwort" 1099 ft. NW
12141 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" 1099 ft. NW
12128 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
South Fork Maverick Canyon (Valley) Elko County, NV 0.7 mi. N   Pequop Summit 
Summit Interchange (Crossing) Elko County, NV 1.9 mi. NE 6952  Pequop Summit 
Pequop Summit (Gap) Elko County, NV 1.9 mi. NE 7005  Pequop Summit 
Summit Spring (Spring) Elko County, NV 2.4 mi. NE 7116  Pequop Summit 
KYOU-FM (Wendover) (Tower) Elko County, NV 3 mi. NE 7507  Pequop Summit 
Adele Spring (Spring) Elko County, NV 3 mi. E 6411  Pequop Summit 
Pequop Maintenance Station (Locale) Elko County, NV 3 mi. E 6427  Pequop Summit 
Pierces Creek (Stream) Elko County, NV 3 mi. E   Pequop Summit 
Wally Spring (Spring) Elko County, NV 3.7 mi. NE 6890  Pequop Summit 
Independence Well (Well) Elko County, NV 3.7 mi. W 5742  Pequop Summit SW 
West Spring (Spring) Elko County, NV 4.7 mi. N 6929  Pequop 
Milk House Spring (Spring) Elko County, NV 3.6 mi. E 6195  Pequop Summit 
Rocky Point (Summit) Elko County, NV 4.6 mi. N 8216  Pequop Summit 
Pequop Interchange (Crossing) Elko County, NV 3.7 mi. E 6296  Pequop Summit 
Maverick Canyon (Valley) Elko County, NV 4 mi. W   Pequop Summit 
North Fork East Squaw Creek (Stream) Elko County, NV 4.6 mi. NE   Pequop Summit 
North Fork Squaw Creek (Stream) Elko County, NV 4.6 mi. NE   Pequop Summit 
South Fork East Squaw Creek (Stream) Elko County, NV 4.7 mi. NE   Pequop Summit 
Long Canyon Spring (Spring) Elko County, NV 6 mi. S 7153  Independence Valley NE 


Taxon Links for species Cryptantha flavoculata  (A. Nelson) 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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