Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10547 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Linanthus pungens (Torr.) J.M. Porter & L.A. Johnson
Common name   granite prickly phlox
D.M. Barnes   4463  
Coll. Date 18 May 2005 
United States
Kane County
Locality Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, west edge of Paria wilderness area.
     Elev.: 5023 ft. (1531 m.)
Habitat Notes sandy soil, in drainages of cilff 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 37° 2'  5.1" N, 112° 1'  19.2" 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.


No synonyms recognized in the ITIS database.


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.
10529 Arctostaphylos patula      "greenleaf manzanita" same section
10540 Caulanthus crassicaulis  var. crassicaulis   "thickstem wild cabbage" same section
13533 Caulanthus crassicaulis  var. crassicaulis   "thickstem wild cabbage" 1057 ft. NE
10552 Centrostegia thurberi      "Thurber's spineflower" same section
10549 Chrysopsis villosa  var. minor   "hairy goldenaster" same section
10541 Comandra umbellata  var. pallida  same section
10538 Cryptantha circumscissa      "cushion forget-me-not" same section
13554 Cymopterus purpureus  var. purpureus   "purple spring parsley" 913 ft. NE
10536 Eriastrum diffusum      "miniature woollystar" same section
10550 Eriogonum davidsonii      "Davidson's wild buckwheat" same section
10551 Eriogonum palmerianum      "Palmer's wild buckwheat" same section
13564 Euphorbia spathulata      "warty spurge" 913 ft. NE
10539 Gilia brecciarum  subsp. brecciarum   "Nevada gilia" same section
10650 Gilia flavocincta      "lesser yellowthroat gilia" 19 ft. SW
10530 Glossopetalon spinescens  var. aridum   "spiny greasebush" same section
10546 Hymenopappus filifolius  var. cinereus   "common woollywhite" same section
10527 Layia glandulosa      "white-daisy tidytips" same section
10534 Lepidium densiflorum  var. ramosum   "common peppercress" same section
10542 Lotus plebeius      "New Mexico bird's-foot trefoil" same section
10535 Lupinus brevicaulis      "shortstem lupine" same section
10544 Lupinus pusillus  var. intermontanus  same section
10548 Microseris lindleyi      "Lindley's silverpuffs" same section
10537 Pellaea glabella      "smooth cliff brake" same section
10118 Phacelia cephalotes      "virgin scorpionweed" 1.1 mi. S
13553 Phacelia cephalotes      "virgin scorpionweed" 913 ft. NE
10545 Poa fendleriana  subsp. longiligula   "muttongrass" same section
10528 Quercus turbinella      "Sonoran scrub oak" same section
10543 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cocks Comb (Summit) Kane County, UT 0.6 mi. E 5387  Pine Hollow Canyon 
Wire Pass (Gap) Kane County, UT 0.9 mi. SE 4803  Pine Hollow Canyon 
Coyote Valley (Valley) Coconino County, AZ 1.1 mi. S   House Rock Spring 
Coyote Wash (Stream) Coconino County, AZ 1.1 mi. S   House Rock Spring 
Coyote Wash (Valley) Kane County, UT 1.1 mi. S   Pine Hollow Canyon 
Coyote Valley (Valley) Kane County, UT 1.1 mi. S   Pine Hollow Canyon 
Pigeon Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 1.3 mi. E 4869  West Clark Bench 
Pine Hollow Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 2 mi. S   Pine Hollow Canyon 
Sand Hills (Range) Kane County, UT 2.1 mi. S 5072  Pine Hollow Canyon 
Sand Cove (Valley) Coconino County, AZ 2.9 mi. S   Coyote Buttes 
North Larkum Canyon (Valley) Coconino County, AZ 3.3 mi. S   Coyote Buttes 
Rubin Tank (Reservoir) Kane County, UT 3.2 mi. E 5364  West Clark Bench 
Dry Lake Flat (Flat) Kane County, UT 3.4 mi. NE 5158  West Clark Bench 
Coyote Buttes (Summit) Coconino County, AZ 4.7 mi. S 6293  Coyote Buttes 
Cottonwood Cove (Valley) Coconino County, AZ 4.8 mi. S   Coyote Buttes 
Steamboat Rock (Pillar) Kane County, UT 4.2 mi. SE 5522  West Clark Bench 
Horse Canyon (Valley) Coconino County, AZ 4.5 mi. SW   Coyote Buttes 
Larkum Canyon (Valley) Coconino County, AZ 5.5 mi. S   Coyote Buttes 
Maries Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 4.8 mi. SW   Coyote Buttes 


Taxon Links for species Linanthus pungens  (Torr.) J.M. Porter & L.A. Johnson

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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