Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09376 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Phacelia sericea (Graham) A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. ciliosa Rydb.
Donna M. Barnes   3639  
Coll. Date 26 June 2003 
United States
Sevier County
Locality [Sevier Plateau, S of Salina Reservoir], along Gooseberry-Fremont Road, ca. 18 miles S of Exit 63 of I-70;
     Elev.: 9880 ft. (3012 m.)
Habitat Notes aspen-mountain shrub 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 38° 45'  8" N, 111° 39'  8" 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):

     Phacelia sericea ssp. ciliosa (Rydb.) Gillett

     Phacelia ciliosa (Rydb.) Rydb.
     Phacelia sericea var. ciliosa Rydb.

Common Name(s): purple fringe, purplefringe, silky phacelia.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31594, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Solanales
                                Family: Hydrophyllaceae
                                    Genus: Phacelia
                                        Species: Phacelia sericea
                                            Subspecies: Phacelia sericea ssp. ciliosa


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09082 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" same section
14335 Artemisia cana  subsp. viscidula   "silver sagebrush" same section
09381 Cymopterus lemmonii      "Lemmon's spring parsley" same section
09379 Erigeron compositus  var. glabratus   "cut-leaf fleabane" same section
14334 Eriogonum umbellatum      "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" same section
09378 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. majus   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" same section
09083 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" same section
09382 Geum triflorum  var. ciliatum   "old man's whiskers" same section
08965 Potamogeton alpinus      "alpine pondweed" 2 mi. N
08964 Potamogeton alpinus      "alpine pondweed" 2 mi. N
14333 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" same section
14332 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" same section
09081 Senecio crocatus      "saffron ragwort" same section
09377 Thelypodium sagittatum  var. sagittatum   "arrow thelypody" same section
09380 Trifolium kingii      "King's clover" same section
08963 Veronica serpyllifolia      "thymeleaf speedwell" 2 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Salina Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 0.8 mi. N 9679  Gooseberry Creek 
Harves River Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 1.3 mi. N 9495  Gooseberry Creek 
Farnsworth Dam (Dam) Sevier County, UT 1.6 mi. N 9515  Gooseberry Creek 
Farnsworth Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 1.6 mi. N 9525  Gooseberry Creek 
Hamilton Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 1.8 mi. NW 9731  Gooseberry Creek 
Salina City Dam (Dam) Sevier County, UT 2 mi. N 9049  Gooseberry Creek 
Cold Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 2.1 mi. N 9105  Gooseberry Creek 
U M Yogo Saddle (Gap) Sevier County, UT 1.7 mi. E 10397  Hilgard Mountain 
Twin Ponds (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 2.4 mi. N 8954  Gooseberry Creek 
Gates Lake (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 2.1 mi. NW 9646  Gooseberry Creek 
Abes Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 2.6 mi. N 8754  Gooseberry Creek 
Mount Terrill (Summit) Sevier County, UT 2.8 mi. S 11513  Mount Terrill 
Taylor Flat (Flat) Sevier County, UT 2.9 mi. N 8816  Gooseberry Creek 
Abes Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 3.3 mi. N   Gooseberry Creek 
Beaver Dams (Area) Sevier County, UT 2.7 mi. E 9735  Yogo Creek 
Mount Terrill Guard Station (Locale) Sevier County, UT 3.4 mi. SW 9882  Mount Terrill 
U M Plateau (Plain) Sevier County, UT 3.1 mi. SE 10667  Hilgard Mountain 
Gooseberry Ranger Station (Locale) Sevier County, UT 3.8 mi. N 7924  Gooseberry Creek 
Petes Hole (Valley) Sevier County, UT 3.4 mi. SW   Mount Terrill 
Sheep Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 3.9 mi. N   Gooseberry Creek 


Taxon Links for species Phacelia sericea  (Graham) 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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