Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04859 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Synthyris laciniata (A. Gray) Rydb.
Common name   western kittentails
K.T. Harper   s.n.  
Coll. Date 01 June 1991 
United States
Iron County
Locality Brian Head;
     Elev.: 11200 ft. (3415 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky outcrop. 
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° 40'  52" N, 112° 49'  49" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)


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

     Synthyris laciniata (Gray) Rydb.

     Synthyris laciniata ssp. ibapahensis Pennell
     Synthyris pinnatifida var. laciniata Gray

Common Name(s): western kittentails.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=34059, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Scrophulariales
                                Family: Scrophulariaceae
                                    Genus: Synthyris
                                        Species: Synthyris laciniata


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 13947s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14294 Abies lasiocarpa      "subalpine fir" 1437 ft. NW
15618 Agoseris glauca  var. dasycephala   "short mountain dandelion" 1.4 mi. SE
07684 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" 218 ft. N
08599 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" 1.1 mi. W
07679 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" 218 ft. N
08598 Arabis drummondii      "Drummond's rockcress" 1.1 mi. W
07687 Carex arapahoensis      "Arapaho sedge" 218 ft. N
08587 Cymopterus lemmonii      "Lemmon's spring parsley" 1.1 mi. W
08504 Cymopterus lemmonii      "Lemmon's spring parsley" 1.2 mi. SW
07545 Cymopterus minimus      "least spring parsley" 218 ft. N
14298 Dasiphora fruticosa      "shrubby cinquefoil" 1.6 mi. S
07675 Delphinium barbeyi      "subalpine larkspur" 218 ft. N
07670 Draba aurea      "golden whitlow-cress" 218 ft. N
07681 Draba subalpina      "subalpine whitlow-cress" 218 ft. N
07673 Elymus scribneri      "spreading wheatgrass" 218 ft. N
14304 Ericameria discoidea      "whitestem goldenbush" 1.8 mi. S
07671 Erigeron compositus  var. glabratus   "cut-leaf fleabane" 218 ft. N
06034 Eriogonum panguicense  var. alpestre   "Cedar Breaks wild buckwheat" 1.7 mi. S
07569 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. porteri  218 ft. N
07691 Festuca brachyphylla      "alpine fescue" 218 ft. N
07677 Geum rossii  var. turbinatum   "Ross' avens" 218 ft. N
07669 Geum triflorum  var. ciliatum   "old man's whiskers" 218 ft. N
08601 Geum triflorum  var. ciliatum   "old man's whiskers" 1.1 mi. W
14292 Juniperus communis      "common juniper" 1437 ft. NW
09395 Lecanora argopholis      "rim lichen" 218 ft. N
08589 Lesquerella wardii      "Ward's bladderpod" 1.1 mi. W
07680 Lesquerella wardii      "Ward's bladderpod" 218 ft. N
07688 Leucopoa kingii      "spike fescue" 218 ft. N
07674 Mertensia arizonica      "aspen bluebells" 218 ft. N
08600 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" 1.1 mi. W
08590 Oxytropis oreophila  var. oreophila   "mountain oxytrope" 1.1 mi. W
07567 Phlox gladiformis      "musky phlox" 218 ft. N
14291 Phlox pulvinata      "cushion phlox" 1437 ft. NW
08592 Phlox pulvinata      "cushion phlox" 1.1 mi. W
14293 Picea engelmannii      "Engelmann spruce" 1437 ft. NW
14305 Pinus longaeva      "Great Basin bristlecone pine" same section
07686 Poa interior      "interior bluegrass" 218 ft. N
07672 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" 218 ft. N
08595 Polemonium pulcherrimum  var. delicatum  1.1 mi. W
07568 Polemonium pulcherrimum  var. delicatum  218 ft. N
08591 Potentilla concinna      "elegant cinquefoil" 1.1 mi. W
08602 Potentilla concinna      "elegant cinquefoil" 1.1 mi. W
07678 Potentilla hippiana      "woolly cinquefoil" 218 ft. N
07676 Primula parryi      "Parry's primrose" 218 ft. N
08597 Primula parryi      "Parry's primrose" 1.1 mi. W
07690 Ribes inerme      "whitestem gooseberry" 218 ft. N
14639 Ribes inerme      "whitestem gooseberry" 273 ft. NW
14296 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" 1437 ft. NW
14295 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" 1437 ft. NW
14306 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" same section
14297 Salix arizonica      "Arizona willow" 1.6 mi. S
07689 Sambucus racemosa  var. microbotrys  218 ft. N
07683 Saxifraga rhomboidea      "diamond-leaf saxifrage" 218 ft. N
08588 Smelowskia calycina  var. americana   "American false candytuft" 1.1 mi. W
07685 Solidago multiradiata  var. scopulorum   "low goldenrod" 218 ft. N
07682 Thelypodium sagittatum  var. ovalifolium  218 ft. N
09394 Xanthoparmelia wyomingica      "Wyoming xanthoparmelia lichen" 218 ft. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Brian Head (Summit) Iron County, UT 304 ft. W 11306  Brian Head 
Brian Head Ski Area (Locale) Iron County, UT 0.9 mi. N 10299  Brian Head 
Mammoth Summit (Summit) Iron County, UT 1.1 mi. S 10440  Brian Head 
Bear Flat (Flat) Iron County, UT 1.3 mi. NW 9823  Brian Head 
Brian Head (Populated Place) Iron County, UT 1.4 mi. NW 9777  Brian Head 
North View (Populated Place) Iron County, UT 1.6 mi. S 10440  Brian Head 
Orange Ridge (Ridge) Iron County, UT 2.1 mi. SW 9895  Brian Head 
Columbine Ridge (Ridge) Iron County, UT 2.4 mi. S 9869  Brian Head 
Navajo Ridge (Ridge) Iron County, UT 2 mi. NW 9922  Brian Head 
Navajo Point (Summit) Iron County, UT 2 mi. W 10535  Brian Head 
Highleap Canyon (Valley) Iron County, UT 2.5 mi. S   Brian Head 
Labyrinth Canyon (Valley) Iron County, UT 2.5 mi. S   Brian Head 
The Highleap (Cliff) Iron County, UT 2.5 mi. S 9292  Brian Head 
Lavender Canyon (Valley) Iron County, UT 2.5 mi. S   Brian Head 
Sidney Peaks (Summit) Iron County, UT 2.3 mi. NE 10847  Brian Head 
Columbine Canyon (Valley) Iron County, UT 2.7 mi. S   Brian Head 
Adams Barrier (Ridge) Iron County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 9600  Brian Head 
Louder Ranger Station (Locale) Iron County, UT 2.4 mi. E 10279  Brian Head 
Snow Ridge (Ridge) Iron County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 9544  Brian Head 
Cedar Breaks National Monument (Park) Iron County, UT 2.9 mi. S 8570  Brian Head 


Taxon Links for species Synthyris laciniata  (A. Gray) Rydb.

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

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