Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15981 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Cryptantha rollinsii I.M. Johnst.
Common name   Rollins' cat's eye
R.D. Fitts   2009-31  
   with S.C. Fitts
Coll. Date 10 June 2009 
United States
Uintah County
Locality Weaver Ridge;
     Elev.: 6060 ft. (1848 m.)
Habitat Notes grey shale layers. 
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 39° 57'  43.58" N, 109° 5'  58.28" W
UTM 12 4425282N  662319E 
Datum NAD83 
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 rollinsii I.M. Johnston

     Oreocarya rollinsii (I.M. Johnston) W.A. Weber

Common Name(s): Rollins' cryptantha.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31861, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 14032s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15982 Aliciella pinnatifida      "sticky gilia" 473 ft. SW
16011 Artemisia nova      "black sagebrush" 1.3 mi. NW
16006 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" 1.3 mi. NW
15964 Astragalus lutosus      "Dragon milkvetch" same section
15963 Astragalus lutosus      "Dragon milkvetch" 1 mi. SE
06766 Astragalus tenellus      "loose-flowered milkvetch" 1.3 mi. SE
06762 Atriplex gardneri  var. cuneata  1.3 mi. SE
15983 Chaetopappa ericoides      "rose-heath" 459 ft. W
06772 Corydalis aurea  var. occidentalis   "golden fumewort" 1.3 mi. SE
14032 Cryptantha rollinsii      "Rollins' cat's eye" 2912 ft. SW
06770 Cryptantha wetherillii      "Wetherill's cat's eye" 1.3 mi. SE
06763 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" 1.3 mi. SE
16013 Eriogonum batemanii      "Bateman's wild buckwheat" 1.5 mi. NW
15972 Eriogonum ovalifolium      "cushion wild buckwheat" 1.4 mi. W
06771 Euphorbia brachycera      "horned spurge" 1.3 mi. SE
14031 Galium multiflorum      "shrubby bedstraw" 2912 ft. SW
16009 Gilia stenothyrsa     1.5 mi. NW
06769 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "Utah sweetvetch" 1.3 mi. SE
06764 Lappula occidentalis  var. occidentalis   "western stickseed" 1.3 mi. SE
16007 Mentzelia multicaulis      "many-stemmed blazingstar" 1.5 mi. NW
06765 Mirabilis alipes      "winged four o'clock" 1.3 mi. SE
15966 Penstemon fremontii      "Fremont's beardtongue" 2834 ft. N
06761 Penstemon pachyphyllus  var. mucronatus  1.3 mi. SE
14030 Penstemon pachyphyllus  var. pachyphyllus   "thick-leaf beardtongue" 2912 ft. SW
15979 Phacelia crenulata  var. corrugata   "notch-leaf scorpionweed" 32 ft. N
15965 Phlox muscoides      "moss phlox" same section
14029 Physaria subumbellata      "parasol bladderpod" 2912 ft. SW
06767 Poa glauca      "Greenland bluegrass" 2 mi. S
06768 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" 1.3 mi. SE
15980 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" 32 ft. N
15962 Symphoricarpos oreophilus      "mountain snowberry" 1 mi. SE
06773 Thelypodiopsis elegans      "Westwater tumblemustard" 1.3 mi. SE
15961 Thelypodiopsis elegans      "Westwater tumblemustard" 1.9 mi. SW
15984 Townsendia strigosa      "hairy Townsend-daisy" 482 ft. SW
15971 Townsendia strigosa      "hairy Townsend-daisy" 1.3 mi. NW
16008 Zuckia brandegeei  var. brandegeei   "siltbush" 1.5 mi. NW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Weaver Ridge (Ridge) Uintah County, UT 1.7 mi. SE 6168  Weaver Ridge 
Weaver Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 1.9 mi. N   Weaver Ridge 
Weaver Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 1.9 mi. N   Weaver Ridge 
Cripple Horse Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.1 mi. N   Weaver Ridge 
Hells Hole Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 1.8 mi. NW   Weaver Ridge 
Cowboy Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.7 mi. N   Walsh Knolls 
Evacuation Creek (Stream) Uintah County, UT 2.6 mi. W   Davis Canyon 
Duck Rock (Pillar) Uintah County, UT 2.6 mi. W 5177  Southam Canyon 
Little Dicks Bottom (Bend) Uintah County, UT 4.2 mi. NE 5059  Walsh Knolls 
Ignatio Stage Stop (Locale) Uintah County, UT 4.3 mi. W 4997  Southam Canyon 
Wagon Hound Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 4.3 mi. W   Bonanza 
Gilsonite Draw (Valley) Rio Blanco County, CO 5.6 mi. NE   Weaver Ridge 
Hells Hole Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 5.2 mi. SE   Banta Ridge 
Bonanza (Populated Place) Uintah County, UT 5.8 mi. NW 5437  Bonanza 
Iron Bridge Mine (Mine) Rio Blanco County, CO 6.9 mi. NE 5315  Walsh Knolls 


Taxon Links for species Cryptantha rollinsii  I.M. Johnst.

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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