Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 08315 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Cryptantha nevadensis A. Nelson & Kennedy
Common name   Nevada forget-me-not
Donna M. Barnes   3176  
Coll. Date 29 April 2003 
United States
Washington County
Locality SITLA "middle" study site, W of River Road, SE of St. George;
     Elev.: 2773 ft. (845 m.)
Habitat Notes greasewood-sage flats; mudstone knolls. 
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° 1'  15" N, 113° 34'  28" 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.
Specimen Notes Astragalus holmgreniorum study site. 


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: 08315s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04952s3.jpg 
specimen image: 08164s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08197s4.jpg 
specimen image: 09357s4.jpg 
specimen image: 11985s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08310 Acamptopappus sphaerocephalus      "goldenhead" same section
08363 Acamptopappus sphaerocephalus      "goldenhead" 2688 ft. NE
08668 Allium nevadense      "Nevada wild onion" same section
08312 Ambrosia dumosa      "common bur-sage" same section
08313 Ambrosia salsola  var. salsola   "burrobush" same section
00155 Ambrosia salsola  var. salsola   "burrobush" 2 mi. N
08206 Androstephium breviflorum      "pink funnel lily" 2855 ft. SE
08379 Arctomecon humilis      "common bearpoppy" 1.1 mi. SW
03018 Astragalus holmgreniorum      "Paradox milkvetch" 1.3 mi. N
08696 Astragalus nuttallianus  var. imperfectus   "Mojave small-flowered milkvetch" 2235 ft. SE
08366 Astragalus nuttallianus  var. imperfectus   "Mojave small-flowered milkvetch" 2688 ft. NE
05603 Atriplex lentiformis      "big saltbush" 1 mi. NE
05602 Atriplex lentiformis      "big saltbush" 1 mi. NE
02991 Atriplex torreyi      "Torrey's saltbush" 1.5 mi. NE
08370 Baileya pleniradiata      "woolly desert-marigold" 2879 ft. SE
08358 Bromus rubens      "red brome" 2688 ft. NE
08701 Camissonia boothii  var. condensata   "clustered desert primrose" 2235 ft. SE
08278 Camissonia boothii  var. condensata   "clustered desert primrose" 2855 ft. SE
08355 Camissonia brevipes      "Mojave suncup" 2680 ft. NE
13179 Camissonia parryi      "Parry's suncup" 1.1 mi. SW
18097 Camissonia parryi      "Parry's suncup" same section
08367 Chaenactis carphoclinia      "pebble pincushion" 2688 ft. NE
08664 Chaenactis carphoclinia      "pebble pincushion" same section
08199 Chaenactis macrantha      "showy dusty-maiden" 2855 ft. SE
08697 Chaenactis macrantha      "showy dusty-maiden" 2235 ft. SE
08667 Chaenactis macrantha      "showy dusty-maiden" same section
08362 Chaenactis macrantha      "showy dusty-maiden" 2688 ft. NE
08204 Chaenactis macrantha      "showy dusty-maiden" 2855 ft. SE
08670 Chamaesyce albomarginata      "rattlesnake weed" same section
08365 Chamaesyce albomarginata      "rattlesnake weed" 2688 ft. NE
08376 Chamaesyce fendleri      "Fendler's sandmat" 1.1 mi. SW
08317 Chorizanthe rigida      "rigid spineflower" same section
08209 Chorizanthe rigida      "rigid spineflower" 2855 ft. SE
08197 Cryptantha nevadensis      "Nevada forget-me-not" 2855 ft. SE
03016 Cryptantha virginensis      "Virgin River cat's eye" 1.5 mi. N
08277 Cymopterus purpureus      "purple spring parsley" 2855 ft. SE
08375 Delphinium parishii  var. parishii   "Parish's larkspur" 1.1 mi. SW
08198 Draba cuneifolia  var. cuneifolia   "wedge-leaf whitlow-cress" 2855 ft. SE
08201 Ephedra fasciculata      "Mojave ephedra" 2855 ft. SE
08368 Eriogonum brachypodum      "Parry's wild buckwheat" 2688 ft. NE
13180 Eriogonum deflexum  var. deflexum   "flat-topped wild buckwheat" 1.1 mi. SW
08439 Eriogonum deflexum  var. deflexum   "flat-topped wild buckwheat" 1.1 mi. SW
08314 Eriogonum trichopes      "little desert trumpet" same section
08699 Eriogonum trichopes      "little desert trumpet" 2235 ft. SE
08356 Eriogonum trichopes      "little desert trumpet" 2688 ft. NE
08693 Eschscholzia glyptosperma      "desert poppy" 2235 ft. SE
08196 Eucrypta micrantha      "desert hideseed" 2855 ft. SE
03015 Gaillardia pinnatifida      "Hopi blanketflower" 1.3 mi. N
08698 Gaura coccinea      "scarlet beeblossom" 2235 ft. SE
08195 Gilia inconspicua      "shy gilia" 2855 ft. SE
08210 Gilia sinuata      "rosy gilia" 2855 ft. SE
08361 Glyptopleura setulosa      "Mojave carveseed" 2688 ft. NE
08371 Haplopappus gracilis      "slender goldenweed" 2879 ft. SE
08359 Hilaria rigida      "big galleta" 2688 ft. NE
08308 Hilaria rigida      "big galleta" same section
08364 Ipomopsis polycladon      "spreading gilia" 2688 ft. NE
08695 Ipomopsis polycladon      "spreading gilia" 2235 ft. SE
08203 Ipomopsis polycladon      "spreading gilia" 2855 ft. SE
03014 Ipomopsis polycladon      "spreading gilia" 1.3 mi. N
03001 Langloisia setosissima      "Great Basin langloisia" 1.3 mi. N
08357 Langloisia setosissima  subsp. setosissima   "Great Basin langloisia" 2688 ft. NE
08700 Langloisia setosissima  subsp. setosissima   "Great Basin langloisia" 2235 ft. SE
00154 Larrea tridentata      "creosote bush" 2 mi. N
08307 Larrea tridentata      "creosote bush" same section
08194 Lepidium lasiocarpum      "desert peppercress" 2855 ft. SE
08380 Lepidium montanum  var. jonesii   "Jones' pepperwort" 1.1 mi. SW
08205 Linanthus demissus      "desertsnow" 2855 ft. SE
08666 Linanthus demissus      "desertsnow" same section
08665 Lupinus flavoculatus      "yelloweyes" same section
08373 Malcolmia africana      "African mustard" 1.1 mi. SW
08369 Mentzelia albicaulis      "whitestem blazingstar" 2879 ft. SE
08694 Mentzelia albicaulis      "whitestem blazingstar" 2235 ft. SE
08360 Pediocactus sileri      "Siler's pincushion cactus" 2688 ft. NE
08384 Petalonyx parryi      "Parry's sandpaper plant" 1.1 mi. SW
14528 Petalonyx parryi      "Parry's sandpaper plant" 1.5 mi. SW
13181 Petalonyx parryi      "Parry's sandpaper plant" 1.1 mi. SW
08207 Phacelia fremontii      "Fremont's scorpionweed" 2855 ft. SE
13140 Phacelia fremontii      "Fremont's scorpionweed" 2855 ft. SE
08382 Phacelia pulchella  var. pulchella   "beautiful scorpionweed" 1.1 mi. SW
08702 Phacelia pulchella  var. pulchella   "beautiful scorpionweed" 2235 ft. SE
08377 Phacelia rafaelensis      "plateau scorpionweed" 1.1 mi. SW
08316 Phacelia rafaelensis      "plateau scorpionweed" same section
08381 Physaria chambersii  var. chambersii   "Chambers' twinpod" 1.1 mi. SW
13154 Plantago ovata      "desert plantain" 2855 ft. SE
08208 Plantago patagonica      "Patagonia plantain" 2855 ft. SE
08372 Prunus fasciculata      "desert almond" 1.1 mi. SW
08378 Psorothamnus fremontii      "Fremont's dalea" 1.1 mi. SW
00159 Psorothamnus fremontii      "Fremont's dalea" 2 mi. N
08374 Purshia glandulosa      "desert bitterbrush" 1.1 mi. SW
08311 Sphaeralcea parvifolia      "small-leaf globemallow" same section
08383 Sphaeralcea parvifolia      "small-leaf globemallow" 1.1 mi. SW
08211 Stylocline intertexta      "tangled nest-straw" 2855 ft. SE
08354 Stylocline intertexta      "tangled nest-straw" 2688 ft. NE
08669 Tricardia watsonii      "threehearts" same section
08202 Vulpia octoflora      "sixweeks fescue" 2855 ft. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Price City Hills (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. N 3032  Saint George 
Gardener Well (Well) Mohave County, AZ 1.6 mi. S 2720  Lizard Point 
Mokaac Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. W 2602  Saint George 
White Dome (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. SE 2854  Saint George 
Mokaac Wash (Arroyo) Mohave County, AZ 1.7 mi. SW   Lizard Point 
Lizard Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. W 2595  Saint George 
Lizard Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 1.7 mi. W   Lizard Point 
Big Valley (Basin) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. SW 2635  Saint George 
Big Valley (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 1.9 mi. SW   Purgatory Canyon 
Price Bench Ditch (Canal) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. N 2579  Saint George 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. N 2681  Saint George 
Bloomington School (School) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. N 2543  Saint George 
Price City (historical) (Locale) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. NW 2500  Saint George 
Price Bench (Bench) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. N 2539  Saint George 
Bloomington (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. NW 2520  Saint George 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. NW 2523  Saint George 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. N 2556  Saint George 
Webb Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 3 mi. N 3074  Saint George 
Bloomington Hills (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. N 2602  Saint George 
State Line Reservoir (Reservoir) Mohave County, AZ 2.9 mi. S 2809  Lizard Point 


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

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