Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03842 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Camissonia multijuga (S. Watson) P.H. Raven
Common name   frost-stem suncup
R. Van Buren   330  
   with K.T. Harper, Z. Aanderud
Coll. Date 17 October 1997 
United States
Washington County
Locality SW base of Red Bluff & Bloomington Hill, W of Bloomington;
     Elev.: 2650 ft. (808 m.)
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 37° 3'  22" N, 113° 38'  6" W
Township Range T43S R16W S10  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)
Voucher Voucher of taxa associated with Arctomecon humilis, R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper 
Specimen Notes Arctomecon humilis study site. 


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

     Camissonia multijuga (S. Wats.) Raven

     Oenothera multijuga S. Wats.
     Oenothera multijuga var. parviflora (S. Wats.) Munz
     Oenothera multijuga var. typica Munz

Common Name(s): froststem suncup, frost-stem suncup.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=27527, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Myrtales
                                Family: Onagraceae
                                    Genus: Camissonia
                                        Species: Camissonia multijuga


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03842s3.jpg specimen image: 03842s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05741s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08956s3.jpg 
specimen image: 11362f1.jpg 
specimen image: 11362e1.jpg 
specimen image: 11362s2.jpg 
specimen image: 11619s3.jpg 
specimen image: 11619d2.jpg 
specimen image: 13211s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13211f1.jpg 
specimen image: 13211e1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05884 Astragalus eremiticus      "hermit milkvetch" 1.1 mi. SE
15418 Atriplex canescens  var. canescens   "four-winged saltbush" same section
08956 Camissonia multijuga      "frost-stem suncup" 444 ft. SE
16032 Camissonia parryi      "Parry's suncup" 40 ft. S
15303 Camissonia parryi      "Parry's suncup" same section
03843 Camissonia parryi      "Parry's suncup" same section
03852 Chamaesyce fendleri      "Fendler's sandmat" same section
15417 Chilopsis linearis      "desert willow" same section
15286 Eriogonum corymbosum      "crisp-leaf wild buckwheat" same section
03882 Eriogonum corymbosum  var. glutinosum   "sticky wild buckwheat" same section
03876 Eriogonum deflexum      "flat-topped wild buckwheat" same section
03877 Eriogonum deflexum      "flat-topped wild buckwheat" same section
16033 Eriogonum deflexum      "flat-topped wild buckwheat" 40 ft. S
03853 Eriogonum inflatum      "desert trumpet" same section
05880 Eriogonum thomasii      "Thomas' wild buckwheat" same section
05881 Eriophyllum lanosum      "white easterbonnets" same section
00161 Gaillardia pinnatifida      "Hopi blanketflower" 1.8 mi. E
05907 Ipomopsis polycladon      "spreading gilia" same section
08955 Langloisia setosissima  subsp. setosissima   "Great Basin langloisia" 444 ft. SE
12029 Linanthus demissus      "desertsnow" same section
15287 Petalonyx parryi      "Parry's sandpaper plant" same section
03854 Salsola paulsenii      "barbwire Russian thistle" same section
08005 Tetradymia axillaris      "longspine horsebrush" 1.1 mi. W
04323 Tidestromia oblongifolia      "Arizona honeysweet" 40 ft. S
04332 Tidestromia oblongifolia      "Arizona honeysweet" 40 ft. S
03880 Tidestromia oblongifolia      "Arizona honeysweet" same section
08999 Tidestromia oblongifolia      "Arizona honeysweet" 2479 ft. E


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Red Bluff (Cliff) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. N 3255  White Hills 
Bloomington Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. E 2700  Saint George 
Curly Hollow Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. S   Jarvis Peak 
Atkinville Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. S   Saint George 
Atkinville (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. S 2503  White Hills 
The Gap (Gap) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. N 2923  White Hills 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. E 2523  Saint George 
Bloomington (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. SE 2520  Saint George 
Price City (historical) (Locale) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. SE 2500  Saint George 
Val Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. SW   White Hills 
Little Round Valley (Basin) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. S 2464  White Hills 
Big Round Valley (Basin) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. SW 2444  White Hills 
Price Bench (Bench) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. E 2539  Saint George 
Santa Clara Saint George Canal (Canal) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. N 2625  Saint George 
Bloomington School (School) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. E 2543  Saint George 
Price Bench Ditch (Canal) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. E 2579  Saint George 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. N 2648  Saint George 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. E 2556  Saint George 
Cove Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.4 mi. N   White Hills 
Saint George Municipal Airport (Airport) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 2782  Saint George 


Taxon Links for species Camissonia multijuga  (S. Watson) P.H. Raven

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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