Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 08956 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Camissonia multijuga (S. Watson) P.H. Raven
Common name   frost-stem suncup
D.M. Barnes   3266  
   with K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 16 May 2003 
United States
Washington County
Locality SW base of Red Bluff & Bloomington Hill, W of Bloomington;
     Elev.: 2652 ft. (809 m.)
Habitat Notes barren ground; 
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° 3'  19" N, 113° 38'  10" W
Township Range T43S R16W S10  
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.
Voucher Voucher of taxa associated with Arctomecon humilis, R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper 
Specimen Notes Arctomecon humilis study site. 


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

     Camissonia multijuga (S. Wats.) Raven

     Oenothera multijuga S. Wats.
     Oenothera multijuga var. parviflora (S. Wats.) Munz
     Oenothera multijuga var. typica Munz

Common Name(s): froststem suncup, frost-stem suncup.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=27527, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Myrtales
                                Family: Onagraceae
                                    Genus: Camissonia
                                        Species: Camissonia multijuga


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 08956s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05741s2.jpg 
specimen image: 11362f1.jpg 
specimen image: 11362e1.jpg 
specimen image: 11362s2.jpg 
specimen image: 11619s3.jpg 
specimen image: 11619d2.jpg 
specimen image: 13211s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13211f1.jpg 
specimen image: 13211e1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05884 Astragalus eremiticus      "hermit milkvetch" 1 mi. SE
15418 Atriplex canescens  var. canescens   "four-winged saltbush" same section
03842 Camissonia multijuga      "frost-stem suncup" 444 ft. NW
16032 Camissonia parryi      "Parry's suncup" 417 ft. NW
15303 Camissonia parryi      "Parry's suncup" same section
03843 Camissonia parryi      "Parry's suncup" 444 ft. NW
03852 Chamaesyce fendleri      "Fendler's sandmat" 444 ft. NW
15417 Chilopsis linearis      "desert willow" same section
15286 Eriogonum corymbosum      "crisp-leaf wild buckwheat" same section
03882 Eriogonum corymbosum  var. glutinosum   "sticky wild buckwheat" 444 ft. NW
03876 Eriogonum deflexum      "flat-topped wild buckwheat" 444 ft. NW
03877 Eriogonum deflexum      "flat-topped wild buckwheat" 444 ft. NW
16033 Eriogonum deflexum      "flat-topped wild buckwheat" 417 ft. NW
03853 Eriogonum inflatum      "desert trumpet" 444 ft. NW
05880 Eriogonum thomasii      "Thomas' wild buckwheat" 444 ft. NW
05881 Eriophyllum lanosum      "white easterbonnets" 444 ft. NW
00161 Gaillardia pinnatifida      "Hopi blanketflower" 1.8 mi. NE
05907 Ipomopsis polycladon      "spreading gilia" 444 ft. NW
08955 Langloisia setosissima  subsp. setosissima   "Great Basin langloisia" same section
12029 Linanthus demissus      "desertsnow" 444 ft. NW
15287 Petalonyx parryi      "Parry's sandpaper plant" same section
03854 Salsola paulsenii      "barbwire Russian thistle" 444 ft. NW
08005 Tetradymia axillaris      "longspine horsebrush" 1.1 mi. W
04323 Tidestromia oblongifolia      "Arizona honeysweet" 417 ft. NW
04332 Tidestromia oblongifolia      "Arizona honeysweet" 417 ft. NW
03880 Tidestromia oblongifolia      "Arizona honeysweet" 444 ft. NW
08999 Tidestromia oblongifolia      "Arizona honeysweet" 2082 ft. E


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Red Bluff (Cliff) Washington County, UT 1 mi. N 3255  White Hills 
Bloomington Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. E 2700  Saint George 
Curly Hollow Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. S   Jarvis Peak 
Atkinville Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. S   Saint George 
Atkinville (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. S 2503  White Hills 
The Gap (Gap) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. N 2923  White Hills 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. E 2523  Saint George 
Bloomington (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. E 2520  Saint George 
Val Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. SW   White Hills 
Price City (historical) (Locale) Washington County, UT 2 mi. SE 2500  Saint George 
Little Round Valley (Basin) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. S 2464  White Hills 
Big Round Valley (Basin) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. S 2444  White Hills 
Price Bench (Bench) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. E 2539  Saint George 
Santa Clara Saint George Canal (Canal) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. N 2625  Saint George 
Bloomington School (School) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. E 2543  Saint George 
Price Bench Ditch (Canal) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. E 2579  Saint George 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. N 2648  Saint George 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. E 2556  Saint George 
West Mountain Valley Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. SW   Jarvis Peak 
Cove Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. N   White Hills 


Taxon Links for species Camissonia multijuga  (S. Watson) P.H. Raven

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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