Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05545 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Paronychia sessiliflora Nutt.
Common name   creeping nailwort
K.T. Harper   2001-331  
   with R. Van Buren, D. Clark
Coll. Date 12 July 2001 
United States
Wayne County
Locality W of Teasdale.
Habitat Notes in soil pockets on Navajo Sandstone. 
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° 17'  24" N, 111° 29'  47" W
Township Range T29S, R4E, Sec. 17  
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):

     Paronychia sessiliflora Nutt.

Common Name(s): creeping mailwort, creeping nailwort, low nailwort, nailwort, stemless nailwort.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=20346, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Caryophyllales
                                Family: Caryophyllaceae
                                    Genus: Paronychia
                                        Species: Paronychia sessiliflora


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05545s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 09882s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08330 Erigeron awapensis      "Awapa fleabane" 1.4 mi. NE
08319 Erigeron caespitosus      "tufted fleabane" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Black Ridge (Ridge) Wayne County, UT 0.9 mi. SW 8373  Bicknell 
Teasdale (Populated Place) Wayne County, UT 1.1 mi. E 7139  Torrey 
Cigarette Hollow (Valley) Wayne County, UT 1.3 mi. NE   Bicknell 
Cigarette Hollow (Valley) Wayne County, UT 1.3 mi. NE   Torrey 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Wayne County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 7143  Torrey 
Teasdale Cemetery (Cemetery) Wayne County, UT 1.1 mi. E 7153  Torrey 
Teasdale District Ranger Station (Locale) Wayne County, UT 1.3 mi. E 7100  Torrey 
Teasdale Bench (Bench) Wayne County, UT 1.7 mi. E 6975  Torrey 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Wayne County, UT 2.1 mi. N   Bicknell 
Government Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 2 mi. NW   Government Point 
Velvet Ridge (Ridge) Wayne County, UT 2.3 mi. NE 7366  Torrey 
Flatiron Lakes (Reservoir) Wayne County, UT 2.5 mi. S 8334  Torrey 
Coleman Reservoir (Reservoir) Wayne County, UT 2.6 mi. S 8363  Torrey 
Dixie National Forest (Forest) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. S 8744  Bicknell 
Pine Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 2.3 mi. W   Government Point 
Saddle Knoll (Summit) Wayne County, UT 2.6 mi. N 7064  Bicknell 
Rabbit Brush Hollow (Valley) Wayne County, UT 2.4 mi. W   Bicknell 
Bullberry Lakes (Lake) Wayne County, UT 3.1 mi. S 9036  Government Point 
KE Bullock Waterfowl Management Area (Park) Wayne County, UT 2.7 mi. W 6966  Bicknell 
Bicknell Bottoms (Flat) Wayne County, UT 2.8 mi. W 6897  Bicknell 


Taxon Links for species Paronychia sessiliflora  Nutt.

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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