Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 08164 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Cryptantha nevadensis A. Nelson & Kennedy
Common name   Nevada forget-me-not
Donna M. Barnes   3148  
Coll. Date 05 April 2003 
United States
Washington County
Locality Hurricane, Painted Hills subdivision, along Rington Parkway, ca. 0.4 miles S of Utah Highway 9;
     Elev.: 3446 ft. (1051 m.)
Habitat Notes N facing slope, red sandy soil; volcanic rock meadow. 
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° 10'  14" N, 113° 19'  47" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.


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

     Cryptantha nevadensis A. Nels. & Kennedy

Common Name(s): Nevada catseye, Nevada cryptantha.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31846, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Lamiales
                                Family: Boraginaceae
                                    Genus: Cryptantha
                                        Species: Cryptantha nevadensis


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 08164s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04952s3.jpg 
specimen image: 08197s4.jpg 
specimen image: 08315s2.jpg 
specimen image: 09357s4.jpg 
specimen image: 11985s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08168 Astragalus nuttallianus  var. imperfectus   "Mojave small-flowered milkvetch" same section
08163 Boechera selbyi     same section
08167 Corydalis aurea  var. occidentalis   "golden fumewort" same section
08166 Gilia transmontana      "transmontane gilia" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Sullivan Knoll (Summit) Washington County, UT 0.6 mi. S 4016  Hurricane 
Gould Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. N   Smithsonian Butte 
Hurricane Fields (Area) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. SE 3304  Hurricane 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. E 3242  Hurricane 
First Southern Baptist Church (Church) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. E 3251  Hurricane 
Grapevine Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. N   Pintura 
Hurricane High School (School) Washington County, UT 2 mi. E 3238  Hurricane 
East Reef (Ridge) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. N 3009  Hurricane 
Bench Lake (Lake) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. S 3294  Hurricane 
Jehovahs Witnesses Kingdom Hall (Church) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. E 3238  Hurricane 
Roberts Roost (Park) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. E 3261  Hurricane 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. E 3255  Hurricane 
Hurricane Airport (Airport) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. SE 3343  Hurricane 
Hurricane Middle School (School) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. E 3248  Hurricane 
Hurricane Post Office (Post Office) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. E 3245  Hurricane 
Hurricane (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. E 3251  Hurricane 
Hurricane School (School) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. E 3251  Hurricane 
Frog Hollow (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. SE   The Divide 
Sandstone Mountain (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. N 3740  Hurricane 
Hurricane City Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. E 3265  Hurricane 


Taxon Links for species Cryptantha nevadensis  A. Nelson & Kennedy

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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