Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09559 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Oenothera flava (A. Nelson) Garrett
Common name   yellow evening primrose
D.M. Barnes   4096  
   with K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 01 July 2004 
United States
Sanpete County
Locality Wasatch Plateau, Ephriam Canyon, ca 0.5 mi N of Bluebell Flats, E of road and exclosure.
     Elev.: 9000 ft. (2744 m.)
Habitat Notes in gravel at side of road. 
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 39° 19'  8" N, 111° 28'  9" 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):

     Oenothera flava (A. Nels.) Garrett

Common Name(s): long-tube evening primrose, long-tube evening-primrose, yellow eveningprimrose, yellow evening-primrose.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=27397, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09559s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03063s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03721s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07223s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07588s1.jpg 
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specimen image: 13038s1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
03732 Alopecurus pratensis      "meadow foxtail" 2338 ft. E
03720 Androsace septentrionalis      "pygmy-flowered rockjasmine" same section
03704 Anemone multifida      "Pacific windflower" same section
03708 Artemisia ludoviciana  var. incompta   "Louisiana wormwood" 2338 ft. E
03729 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" 2338 ft. E
03718 Astragalus miser  var. oblongifolius   "timber milkvetch" same section
07050 Beckmannia syzigachne      "American sloughgrass" same section
03700 Caltha leptosepala      "white marsh marigold" same section
03710 Cardamine cordifolia  var. cordifolia   "heart-leaf bittercress" 2338 ft. E
03719 Claytonia lanceolata      "spear-leaf springbeauty" same section
03717 Clematis hirsutissima  var. hirsutissima   "sugar bowls" same section
03698 Dodecatheon pulchellum  var. pulchellum   "darkthroat shootingstar" 2338 ft. E
03709 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" 1 mi. SW
07055 Eucephalus engelmannii      "Engelmann's aster" same section
07051 Glyceria borealis      "boreal mannagrass" same section
03713 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "Utah sweetvetch" 2338 ft. E
03714 Helianthella uniflora      "one-flowered little sunflower" 2338 ft. E
03705 Ipomopsis aggregata  var. aggregata   "scarlet gilia" same section
03711 Juncus ensifolius  var. brunnescens  2338 ft. E
03725 Lathyrus lanszwertii  var. laetivirens   "plateau vetchling" 2338 ft. E
03727 Lathyrus lanszwertii  var. laetivirens   "plateau vetchling" 2338 ft. E
07053 Medicago sativa      "alfalfa" same section
03724 Microseris nutans      "nodding silverpuffs" 2338 ft. E
03721 Oenothera flava  var. flava   "yellow evening primrose" 2338 ft. E
06950 Onobrychis viciifolia      "sainfoin" same section
03699 Osmorhiza depauperata      "bluntseed sweetroot" 2338 ft. E
03728 Osmorhiza occidentalis      "western sweetroot" 2338 ft. E
03715 Phacelia sericea  var. ciliosa  same section
03703 Physaria kingii  var. parvifolia   "King's bladderpod" same section
07052 Poa palustris      "fowl bluegrass" same section
06949 Ranunculus inamoenus      "graceful buttercup" same section
06952 Ribes viscosissimum  var. viscosissimum  same section
17831 Shepherdia canadensis      "Canada buffaloberry" 1.6 mi. E
07049 Sium suave      "hemlock water parsnip" same section
03722 Sorbus scopulina      "mountain-ash" 1.8 mi. NE
03697 Stellaria jamesiana     2338 ft. E
07054 Symphyotrichum foliaceum  var. parryi   "Parry's aster" same section
03701 Thelypodium sagittatum  var. sagittatum   "arrow thelypody" same section
03723 Valeriana occidentalis      "western valerian" 2338 ft. E
06951 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" same section
03735 Wyethia amplexicaulis      "mule's ears" 2338 ft. E


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bluebell Flat (Flat) Sanpete County, UT 822 ft. W 8895  Danish Knoll 
Rock Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 0.6 mi. SE   Danish Knoll 
The Big Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 0.8 mi. N 9157  Danish Knoll 
Flat Iron Point (Cliff) Sanpete County, UT 0.8 mi. N 9889  Danish Knoll 
Left Fork Cotton Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 0.7 mi. NW   Danish Knoll 
Haystack Mountain (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 0.9 mi. SW 10378  Danish Knoll 
Great Basin Experiment Station (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 0.9 mi. W 8846  Danish Knoll 
Philadelphia Flat (Flat) Sanpete County, UT 1.3 mi. S 9984  Danish Knoll 
Wasatch Ditch (Canal) Sanpete County, UT 1.5 mi. NE 10194  Danish Knoll 
Ephiraim Tunnel (Tunnel) Sanpete County, UT 1.5 mi. E 10135  Danish Knoll 
White Ledge (Bench) Sanpete County, UT 1.9 mi. N 9462  Danish Knoll 
Madsen Ditch (Canal) Sanpete County, UT 1.5 mi. E 10096  Danish Knoll 
Alpine Experiment Station (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 1.7 mi. SE 10151  Danish Knoll 
Lake Hill Campground (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 1.7 mi. W 8445  Danish Knoll 
Jolleys Hole (Basin) Sanpete County, UT 2.1 mi. S 10033  Danish Knoll 
Freds Flat (Flat) Sanpete County, UT 2.3 mi. N 9069  Danish Knoll 
Larson Tunnel (Tunnel) Sanpete County, UT 2.2 mi. NE 10306  Danish Knoll 
Mud Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 2.5 mi. N 8819  Danish Knoll 
Middle Mountain (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 10453  Danish Knoll 
John August Lake (Reservoir) Sanpete County, UT 2.5 mi. SE 10338  Danish Knoll 


Taxon Links for species Oenothera flava  (A. Nelson) Garrett

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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