Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 01086 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Castilleja sulphurea Rydb.
Common name   sulphur paintbrush
J.G. Harris   2175  
Coll. Date 05 August 1989 
United States
Sanpete County
Locality Wasatch Plateau, Skyline Drive, ca. 3 km N of High Top; near timberline.
     Elev.: 9840 ft. (3000 m.)
Habitat Notes moist loamy soil; near timberline. 
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° 10'  30" N, 111° 29'  26" W
Township Range T19S, R4E, Sec. 8  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
Specimen Notes [=C. rhexifolia var. sulphurea, J. Alexander, Aug 2008]. 


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

     Castilleja sulphurea Rydb.

     Castilleja luteovirens Rydb.
     Castilleja mogollonica Pennell
     Castilleja rhexiifolia var. sulphurea (Rydb.) Atwood

Common Name(s): sulphur Indian paintbrush, sulphur Indianpaintbrush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=33083, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01086s2.jpg

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.
00099 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" 1.2 mi. S
00104 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" 1.2 mi. S
00096 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" same section
00101 Aquilegia coerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" 1.7 mi. S
01099 Aquilegia scopulorum  var. scopulorum   "Utah columbine" 1.7 mi. S
00097 Aquilegia scopulorum  var. scopulorum   "Utah columbine" 1.7 mi. S
00088 Artemisia ludoviciana  var. incompta   "Louisiana wormwood" 1.2 mi. S
00956 Cymopterus lemmonii      "Lemmon's spring parsley" 1.7 mi. S
00144 Lupinus argenteus  var. rubricaulis   "red-stemmed silvery lupine" 1.2 mi. S
00960 Minuartia nuttallii  subsp. nuttallii   "Nuttall's sandwort" 1.7 mi. S
00958 Monardella odoratissima      "mountain monardella" 1.7 mi. S
01087 Penstemon whippleanus      "Whipple's beardtongue" same section
01113 Picea engelmannii      "Engelmann spruce" 1.7 mi. S
00139 Senecio eremophilus  var. kingii   "King's ragwort" 1.2 mi. S
00930 Senecio musiniensis      "Musinea ragwort" 1.7 mi. S
01114 Silene petersonii      "plateau catchfly" 1.7 mi. S
00959 Silene petersonii      "plateau catchfly" 1.7 mi. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
High Top (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 1.6 mi. S 10745  Ferron Reservoir 
Blue Meadows (Flat) Sanpete County, UT 1.9 mi. NW 9062  Black Mountain 
Mount Baldy Guard Station (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 2.6 mi. S 9505  Black Mountain 
Black Mountain (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.2 mi. W 10292  Black Mountain 
Grove of the Aspen Giants Scenic Area (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 9394  Black Mountain 
Duck Fork Reservoir (Reservoir) Sanpete County, UT 2.3 mi. E 9243  Ferron Reservoir 
Duck Fork Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 2.3 mi. E 9229  Ferron Reservoir 
Duck Fork Dam (Dam) Emery County, UT 2.3 mi. E 9229  Ferron Reservoir 
Lake Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.4 mi. E   Ferron Reservoir 
The Cove (Basin) Sanpete County, UT 3 mi. NE 9745  Ferron Reservoir 
Indian Creek Administrative Site (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 2.9 mi. SE 9492  Ferron Reservoir 
Black Hole (Basin) Sanpete County, UT 2.5 mi. W 10027  Black Mountain 
Ferron Campground (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 2.9 mi. SE 9482  Ferron Reservoir 
Twelvemile Flat (Flat) Sanpete County, UT 3.3 mi. S 10105  Ferron Reservoir 
Petty Peak (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.7 mi. SE 10404  Ferron Reservoir 
Cove Mountain (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.8 mi. NE 10660  Ferron Reservoir 
Upper Pond (Lake) Sanpete County, UT 2.8 mi. W 9000  Black Mountain 
Ferron Campground (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 3 mi. SE 9482  Ferron Reservoir 
Ferron Reservoir (Reservoir) Sanpete County, UT 3.1 mi. SE 9489  Ferron Reservoir 
Twelve Mile Campground (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 3.6 mi. S 10119  Heliotrope Mountain 


Taxon Links for species Castilleja sulphurea  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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