Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03789 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Ipomopsis gunnisonii (Torr. & Gray) V.E. Grant
Common name   Gunnison's gilia
D.M. Barnes   s.n.  
Coll. Date 14 May 1999 
United States
Emery County
Locality Goblin Valley, 0.5 mile before gate to campground, E of Wild Horse Mesa.
     Elev.: 5500 ft. (1677 m.)
Habitat Notes flat desert, gradually rising at base of mesa, desert shrub community, no trees only low shrubs, sandy soil. 
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° 34'  41" N, 110° 43'  20" W
Township Range T26S, R11E, Sec. 4 NE 1/4  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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

     Ipomopsis gunnisonii (Torr. & Gray) V. Grant

     Gilia gunnisonii Torr. & Gray

Common Name(s): sanddune ipomopsis, sanddune skyrocket, sand-dune skyrocket.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31210, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03789s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 08531s1.jpg 
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specimen image: 09916s1.jpg 
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specimen image: 10489s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
03793 Allium macropetalum      "large-flowered wild onion" same section
03788 Cryptantha flava      "yellow cat's eye" same section
03790 Eriogonum gordonii      "Gordon's wild buckwheat" same section
03795 Hilaria jamesii      "James' galleta" 129 ft. NE
03794 Sophora stenophylla      "fringe-leaf necklacepod" same section
03792 Sphaeralcea parvifolia      "small-leaf globemallow" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Wild Horse Butte (Summit) Emery County, UT 878 ft. E 5253  Goblin Valley 
Crack Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 1.2 mi. N   Dry Lakes Peak 
Goblin Valley State Park (Park) Emery County, UT 1.2 mi. SE 4967  Goblin Valley 
Goblin Valley State Park (Park) Emery County, UT 1.3 mi. SE 5007  Goblin Valley 
Goblin Valley Campground (Locale) Emery County, UT 1.7 mi. SE 4925  Goblin Valley 
Chute Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 1.5 mi. W   Horse Valley 
Goblin Valley (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. S   Goblin Valley 
Mollys Castle (Summit) Emery County, UT 2.2 mi. E 4902  Goblin Valley 
Buckskin Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 3.9 mi. NE 5194  Goblin Valley 
Cow Tanks (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 4.8 mi. NE 5227  Temple Mountain 
Big Wild Horse Mesa (Summit) Emery County, UT 5.6 mi. S 4787  Skyline Rim 
South Temple Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 5.6 mi. NE   Temple Mountain 


Taxon Links for species Ipomopsis gunnisonii  (Torr. & Gray) V.E. Grant

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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