Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06124 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Cymopterus alpinus A. Gray
Common name   alpine parsley
Donna M. Barnes   1197  
Coll. Date 18 June 2001 
United States
Kane County
Locality [Markagunt Plateau, Utah Highway 14], S side of road, along the trail to Cascade Falls;
     Elev.: 8627 ft. (2630 m.)
Habitat Notes ponderosa-bristlecone-manzanita community 
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° 29'  54" N, 112° 45'  29" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)
Specimen Notes [=Oreoxis alpina (A. Gray) J.M. Coult. & Rose, J. Alexander, May 2010]. 


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

     Oreoxis alpina ssp. alpina (Gray) Coult. & Rose

     Cymopterus alpinus Gray

Common Name(s): alpine oreoxis.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=29780, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Apiales
                                Family: Apiaceae
                                    Genus: Oreoxis
                                        Species: Oreoxis alpina
                                            Subspecies: Oreoxis alpina ssp. alpina


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06124s4.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
06123 Aquilegia scopulorum  var. scopulorum   "Utah columbine" same section
06135 Astragalus miser  var. oblongifolius   "timber milkvetch" same section
06073 Carex aurea      "golden sedge" same section
06122 Ceanothus fendleri      "Fendler's ceanothus" same section
06070 Elymus elymoides  subsp. brevifolius   "long-leaf squirreltail" same section
06120 Erigeron sionis  var. trilobatus   "Cedar Breaks fleabane" same section
06125 Euphorbia brachycera      "horned spurge" same section
06071 Ivesia sabulosa      "Intermountain mousetail" same section
06072 Linum kingii      "King's flax" same section
06121 Shepherdia canadensis      "Canada buffaloberry" same section
06118 Zigadenus elegans      "mountain death camas" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cascade Falls (Falls) Kane County, UT 1334 ft. N 8832  Navajo Lake 
Spruces Campground (Locale) Kane County, UT 1.6 mi. N 9138  Navajo Lake 
The Saddle (Gap) Kane County, UT 1.5 mi. NW 9377  Navajo Lake 
Navajo Lake (Reservoir) Kane County, UT 1.9 mi. N 9052  Navajo Lake 
Cow Lake (Lake) Kane County, UT 1.6 mi. E 8813  Henrie Knolls 
Ashdown Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 2 mi. SW   Navajo Lake 
Dry Valley (Valley) Kane County, UT 2 mi. NE   Straight Canyon 
Navajo Lake Campground (Locale) Kane County, UT 2.3 mi. NW 9085  Navajo Lake 
Christensen Boating Site (Locale) Kane County, UT 2.4 mi. NW 9036  Navajo Lake 
Stevens Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.8 mi. S   Strawberry Point 
Deer Valley (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.9 mi. N   Navajo Lake 
Big Springs (Spring) Kane County, UT 3 mi. S 7261  Straight Canyon 
Larson Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 2.8 mi. NW 9088  Navajo Lake 
Navajo lake Lodge (Populated Place) Kane County, UT 2.9 mi. NW 9105  Navajo Lake 
Rosy Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.5 mi. S   Strawberry Point 
Elderberry Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 3 mi. NW 9059  Navajo Lake 
Navajo Peak (Summit) Kane County, UT 3 mi. W 9955  Navajo Lake 
Seth Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.6 mi. S   Straight Canyon 
Navajo Lake Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 3.5 mi. NW 9082  Navajo Lake 
Sage Valley (Valley) Iron County, UT 4 mi. N   Navajo Lake 


Taxon Links for species Cymopterus alpinus  A. Gray

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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