Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09601 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Cryptantha cinerea (Greene) Cronquist
Infraspecific    var. cinerea 
Common name   ashy James' cat's eye
D.M. Barnes   3964  
   with K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 31 May 2004 
United States
Wayne County
Locality Capitol Reef National Park, Highway 24, ca 2 mi E of Visitors Center, S of road, along Fremont River.
     Elev.: 5382 ft. (1641 m.)
Habitat Notes sandy area. 
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° 17'  19" N, 111° 14'  11" W
UTM 12 4237864N  479327E 
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
Specimen Notes Catalog: CARE-3303; Accession : CARE-000239 


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

     Cryptantha cinerea var. cinerea (Greene) Cronq.

     Cryptantha jamesii var. cinerea (Greene) Payson
     Cryptantha jamesii var. multicaulis (Torr.) Payson
     Cryptantha jamesii var. setosa (M.E. Jones) I.M. Johnston ex Tidestrom

Common Name(s): James catseye, James' catseye, James' cryptantha.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=527549, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Lamiales
                                Family: Boraginaceae
                                    Genus: Cryptantha
                                        Species: Cryptantha cinerea
                                            Variety: Cryptantha cinerea var. cinerea


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09601s2.jpg

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.
09602 Bassia americana      "green molly" same section
09603 Chenopodium fremontii  var. incanum  1 mi. SE
09607 Eleocharis palustris      "common spikerush" 1 mi. SE
09608 Erioneuron pilosum      "hairy woolly grass" 1 mi. SE
09605 Hymenoxys richardsonii  var. floribunda   "Colorado rubberweed" 1 mi. SE
09609 Juncus arcticus  subsp. littoralis   "mountain rush" 1 mi. SE
06538 Leptodactylon watsonii      "Watson's prickly phlox" 1081 ft. NW
06823 Marrubium vulgare      "horehound" 1.7 mi. SE
09600 Psoralidium lanceolatum  var. lanceolatum  same section
09606 Schedonorus pratensis      "meadow fescue" 1 mi. SE
09610 Scirpus pungens  var. longispicatus  1 mi. SE
09604 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" 1 mi. SE
09611 Verbena bracteata      "bigbract verbena" 1 mi. SE
09612 Zuckia brandegeei  var. brandegeei   "siltbush" 1 mi. SE
09613 Zuckia brandegeei  var. brandegeei   "siltbush" 1 mi. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Hickman Natural Bridge (Arch) Wayne County, UT 1126 ft. NE 5637  Fruita 
Cohab Canyon (Valley) Wayne County, UT 2021 ft. E   Fruita 
Sulphur Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 2642 ft. W   Flat Top 
School House Historical Site (Locale) Wayne County, UT 2933 ft. W 5404  Fruita 
Fruita (Populated Place) Wayne County, UT 0.6 mi. W 5414  Fruita 
Fruita Campground (Locale) Wayne County, UT 0.8 mi. SW 5427  Fruita 
Longleaf Flat (Flat) Wayne County, UT 0.9 mi. NW 6477  Fruita 
Cuts Canyon (Valley) Wayne County, UT 1.2 mi. SW   Grover 
Danish Hill (Summit) Wayne County, UT 1.6 mi. S 5673  Fruita 
Capitol Reef National Park Visitor Center (Locale) Wayne County, UT 1.4 mi. W 5499  Twin Rocks 
Capitol Reef (Ridge) Wayne County, UT 1.9 mi. N 6214  Fruita 
Cassidys Arch (Arch) Wayne County, UT 1.9 mi. S 5693  Fruita 
The Castle (Summit) Wayne County, UT 1.7 mi. W 6296  Twin Rocks 
Bear Canyon (Valley) Wayne County, UT 2.1 mi. SE   Golden Throne 
Wide Hollow (Valley) Wayne County, UT 2 mi. SW   Grover 
The Narrows (Gap) Wayne County, UT 2.2 mi. SE 5446  Fruita 
Spring Canyon (Valley) Wayne County, UT 2.2 mi. E   Flat Top 
Grand Wash (Valley) Wayne County, UT 2.3 mi. E   Golden Throne 
Horse Mesa (Summit) Wayne County, UT 2.4 mi. E 6300  Fruita 
Chimney Rock Canyon (Valley) Wayne County, UT 2.9 mi. N   Twin Rocks 


Taxon Links for species Cryptantha cinerea  (Greene) Cronquist

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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