Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 08183 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Gilia sinuata Douglas ex Benth.
Common name   rosy gilia
Donna M. Barnes   3128  
Coll. Date 04 April 2003 
United States
Washington County
Locality I-15, Hurricane - Toquerville.
     Elev.: 3898 ft. (1188 m.)
Habitat Notes desert shrub community; red clay soil, E facing slope. 
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° 17'  5" N, 113° 18'  25" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Gilia sinuata Dougl. ex Benth.

     Gilia inconspicua var. sinuata (Dougl. ex Benth.) Gray

Common Name(s): rosy gilia.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31088, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Solanales
                                Family: Polemoniaceae
                                    Genus: Gilia
                                        Species: Gilia sinuata


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 08183s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 08210s3.jpg 
specimen image: 11504s2.jpg 
specimen image: 11504f1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08180 Cryptantha pterocarya  var. pterocarya   "winged-nut forget-me-not" same section
02956 Dimorphocarpa wislizeni      "Wislizen's spectacle pod" 1595 ft. SE
08181 Draba cuneifolia  var. cuneifolia   "wedge-leaf whitlow-cress" same section
05951 Eriastrum diffusum      "miniature woollystar" 2616 ft. SW
08179 Eriogonum maculatum      "spotted wild buckwheat" same section
05954 Gilia transmontana      "transmontane gilia" 2616 ft. SW
05955 Haplopappus linearifolius  var. interior   "narrow-leaf goldenbush" 2616 ft. SW
02951 Lotus plebeius      "New Mexico bird's-foot trefoil" 1595 ft. SE
08182 Lupinus concinnus  subsp. orcuttii   "Orcutt's lupine" same section
05952 Lupinus concinnus  subsp. orcuttii   "Orcutt's lupine" 2616 ft. SW
02998 Penstemon utahensis      "Utah beardtongue" 1595 ft. SE
02955 Purshia mexicana      "Mexico cliffrose" 1595 ft. SE
02950 Sphaeralcea rusbyi  var. rusbyi   "Rusby's globemallow" 1595 ft. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Anderson Junction (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 467 ft. SE 3832  Pintura 
Anderson Ranch (Locale) Washington County, UT 2271 ft. E 3793  Pintura 
Dry Sandy (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. NE   Pintura 
Dry Sandy Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. N 4009  Pintura 
Toquerville Springs (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. SE 3504  Pintura 
Toquerville (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. SE 3399  Pintura 
Sandy Flat (Flat) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. SW 3760  Pintura 
Toquerville Post Office (Post Office) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 3396  Pintura 
Wet Sandy (Stream) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. S   Signal Peak 
Blue Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. W 4580  Pintura 
Beatty Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.6 mi. N 4846  Pintura 
South Ash Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. NE   Pintura 
Dry Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.6 mi. NE   Pintura 
Italian Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. W   Pintura 
Vanderbilt Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. SW 3514  Hurricane 
Toquerville Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 4.1 mi. S 3271  Hurricane 
Nephis Twist (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.1 mi. SE   Hurricane 
Doyle Shaft (Mine) Washington County, UT 3.8 mi. SW 3629  Hurricane 
Pintura (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 4.3 mi. N 4078  Pintura 
Washington County (Civil) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. SE 3898  Pintura 


Taxon Links for species Gilia sinuata  Douglas ex Benth.

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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