Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 18112 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Camelina microcarpa Andrz. ex DC.
Common name   littlepod false flax
Steve Hegji   0269  
Coll. Date 10 May 2014 
United States
Tooele County
Locality Highway 199, west side of Johnson Pass;
     Elev.: 6019 ft. (1835 m.)
Habitat Notes disturbed site along road, gravel; 
Latitude Longitude 40° 20'  42.89" N, 112° 35'  41.96" 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):

     Camelina microcarpa DC.

     Camelina sativa ssp. microcarpa (DC.) E. Schmid

Common Name(s): false flax, littlepod false flax, little-pod false flax, littlepod falseflax, littleseed falseflax, small fruited falseflax, smallseed falseflax.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=22599, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Capparales
                                Family: Brassicaceae
                                    Genus: Camelina
                                        Species: Camelina microcarpa


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.
01523 Achillea millefolium  subsp. lanulosa   "western yarrow" same section
01516 Allium acuminatum      "taper-tip wild onion" same section
01519 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" same section
01521 Cirsium subniveum      "snowy thistle" same section
15884 Erysimum asperum      "western wallflower" 1.2 mi. SE
18114 Gilia inconspicua      "shy gilia" same section
01514 Hackelia patens  var. patens   "spotted stickseed" same section
01518 Ipomopsis aggregata  var. aggregata   "scarlet gilia" same section
15883 Lathyrus brachycalyx      "Bonneville sweetpea" same section
03759 Mertensia brevistyla      "Wasatch bluebells" same section
01517 Oenothera cespitosa  var. marginata   "tufted evening primrose" same section
01515 Phlox longifolia      "long-leaf phlox" same section
15885 Rumex venosus      "veiny dock" 1.2 mi. SE
15920 Rumex venosus      "veiny dock" 1.2 mi. SE
18113 Townsendia florifer      "showy Townsend-daisy" same section
01520 Vicia americana  var. americana   "American vetch" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Devils Gate Narrows (Gap) Tooele County, UT 1058 ft. NE 6158  Johnson Pass 
Blue Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2537 ft. W   Johnson Pass 
Ahlstrom Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 2633 ft. W 6004  Johnson Pass 
Willow Springs (Spring) Tooele County, UT 0.9 mi. SW 5696  Johnson Pass 
Sand Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 0.9 mi. W 5784  Johnson Pass 
Pack Springs (Spring) Tooele County, UT 1.3 mi. SW 5578  Johnson Pass 
Clay Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 1.6 mi. NW 6014  Johnson Pass 
Johnson Pass (Gap) Tooele County, UT 1.5 mi. SE 6444  Johnson Pass 
Rock Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 2 mi. N 7064  Johnson Pass 
Mud Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 1.8 mi. NW 6093  Johnson Pass 
Terra (Populated Place) Tooele County, UT 2.3 mi. SW 5227  Terra 
Park Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. S 5410  Johnson Pass 
Vickory Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.3 mi. E   Deseret Peak East 
Condie Meadows (Flat) Tooele County, UT 2.5 mi. W 5758  Terra 
Vickory Mountain (Summit) Tooele County, UT 3.3 mi. N 10217  Deseret Peak East 
Grantee Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 2.7 mi. NE 6582  Johnson Pass 
Barlow Hollow (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.7 mi. W   Deseret Peak East 
Chokecherry Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 6529  Deseret Peak East 
Hatch Ranch (Locale) Tooele County, UT 3.4 mi. SW 5010  Terra 
Slate Rock Hollow (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.1 mi. NE   Deseret Peak East 


Taxon Links for species Camelina microcarpa  Andrz. ex DC.

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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