Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 16005 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Gilia pinnatifida Nutt. ex A. Gray
R.D. Fitts   2009-59  
   with S.C. Fitts
Coll. Date 26 June 2009 
United States
Uintah County
Locality W rim of Cripple Horse Canyon, about 1.14 km W of the Colorado border;
     Elev.: 6251 ft. (1906 m.)
Habitat Notes with Cercocarpus montanus; 
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° 58'  12.94" N, 109° 3'  49.96" W
UTM 12 4426253N  665344E 
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.
Specimen Notes lavender flowers.  


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Gilia pinnatifida Nutt. ex Gray

Common Name(s): sticky gilia.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31168, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Solanales
                                Family: Polemoniaceae
                                    Genus: Gilia
                                        Species: Gilia pinnatifida


Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15978 Aliciella pinnatifida      "sticky gilia" 1.9 mi. N
16011 Artemisia nova      "black sagebrush" same section
15997 Astragalus chamaeleuce      "cicada milkvetch" 1779 ft. SW
16006 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" same section
15975 Calochortus nuttallii      "sego lily" 1.2 mi. N
16000 Chaetopappa ericoides      "rose-heath" 2688 ft. SW
15996 Chamaechaenactis scaposa      "fullstem" 1779 ft. SW
15999 Cirsium scopulorum      "mountain thistle" 1163 ft. S
16013 Eriogonum batemanii      "Bateman's wild buckwheat" same section
15972 Eriogonum ovalifolium      "cushion wild buckwheat" same section
15974 Eriogonum ovalifolium      "cushion wild buckwheat" 1.2 mi. N
16009 Gilia stenothyrsa     same section
15970 Lappula squarrosa      "European stickseed" 1.2 mi. N
16007 Mentzelia multicaulis      "many-stemmed blazingstar" same section
15976 Phacelia crenulata  var. corrugata   "notch-leaf scorpionweed" 2 mi. N
15969 Phacelia crenulata  var. corrugata   "notch-leaf scorpionweed" 1.2 mi. N
16004 Physaria acutifolia      "sharpleaf twinpod" same section
15973 Physaria acutifolia      "sharpleaf twinpod" 1.2 mi. N
15998 Physaria acutifolia      "sharpleaf twinpod" 1955 ft. SW
16012 Physaria rectipes      "straight bladderpod" 333 ft. S
16001 Pseudoroegneria spicata      "bluebunch wheatgrass" 2688 ft. SW
16010 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" 889 ft. S
15971 Townsendia strigosa      "hairy Townsend-daisy" same section
16008 Zuckia brandegeei  var. brandegeei   "siltbush" same section


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 2 mi. S 6168  Weaver Ridge 
Cripple Horse Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 1.9 mi. NW   Weaver Ridge 
Cowboy Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.7 mi. NW   Walsh Knolls 
Little Dicks Bottom (Bend) Uintah County, UT 3.1 mi. N 5059  Walsh Knolls 
Weaver Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 3.1 mi. W   Weaver Ridge 
Weaver Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 3.1 mi. W   Weaver Ridge 
Gilsonite Draw (Valley) Rio Blanco County, CO 4.4 mi. N   Weaver Ridge 
Hells Hole Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 3.5 mi. W   Weaver Ridge 
Gilsonite Hills (Range) Rio Blanco County, CO 4.1 mi. SE 6900  Weaver Ridge 
Hells Hole Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 4.5 mi. S   Banta Ridge 
Lower Cottonwood Reservoir (Reservoir) Rio Blanco County, CO 3.8 mi. E 5443  Banta Ridge 
Iron Bridge Mine (Mine) Rio Blanco County, CO 5.4 mi. NE 5315  Walsh Knolls 
Cottonwood Creek (Stream) Rio Blanco County, CO 5.6 mi. NE   Banta Ridge 
Banty Point (Summit) Rio Blanco County, CO 6.2 mi. NE 5916  Banty Point 


Taxon Links for species Gilia pinnatifida  Nutt. ex A. Gray

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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