Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03772 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Ipomopsis congesta (Hook.) V.E. Grant
Infraspecific    var. congesta 
Common name   ball-headed gilia
L. Passey   s.n.  
Coll. Date 17 May 1999 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Tooele County
Locality Juniper and sagebrush 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 40° 13'  28" N, 112° 12'  9" W
Township Range T7S, R3W, Sec. 8  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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

     Ipomopsis congesta ssp. congesta (Hook.) V. Grant

     Gilia burleyana A. Nels.
     Gilia congesta Hook.
     Gilia congesta var. burleyana (A. Nels.) Constance & Rollins

Common Name(s): ballhead gilia, ballhead ipomopsis, ball-head skyrocket.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31203, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Solanales
                                Family: Polemoniaceae
                                    Genus: Ipomopsis
                                        Species: Ipomopsis congesta
                                            Subspecies: Ipomopsis congesta ssp. congesta


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03772s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 05431s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06399s2.jpg 
specimen image: 06811s1.jpg 
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specimen image: 12871s2.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15921 Astragalus calycosus      "Torrey's milkvetch" same section
06682 Cryptantha humilis      "round-spiked cat's eye" 1.4 mi. NW
06681 Cymopterus purpurascens      "wide-winged spring parsley" 1.4 mi. NW
02841 Mentzelia laevicaulis      "smoothstem blazingstar" 1.4 mi. NW
04191 Phlox hoodii  var. canescens   "carpet phlox" 1.2 mi. NW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Fivemile Pass (Gap) Tooele County, UT 1.3 mi. NE 5309  Fivemile Pass 
Clay Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 2.4 mi. N 5650  Mercur 
Alma Young Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.1 mi. N   Mercur 
Sunshine Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.2 mi. N   Mercur 
Sabie Creek (Stream) Tooele County, UT 2.9 mi. SW   Sabie Mountain 
Boulter Creek (Stream) Tooele County, UT 3.1 mi. SW   Sabie Mountain 
Thorpe Hills (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2.7 mi. SE 5896  Fivemile Pass 
Sunshine (Locale) Tooele County, UT 3.6 mi. N 6122  Mercur 
Mitchell Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.6 mi. N   Mercur 
Sevenmile Pass (Gap) Tooele County, UT 3.3 mi. SE 5633  Fivemile Pass 
Wells Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.4 mi. NE   Mercur 
Poker Knoll (Summit) Tooele County, UT 4.4 mi. S 5309  Fivemile Pass 
Clay Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 4.2 mi. NE   Mercur 
Topliff (Populated Place) Tooele County, UT 4.8 mi. S 5122  Fivemile Pass 
McFait Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 4.5 mi. N   Mercur 
Gillmore Well (Well) Tooele County, UT 4 mi. NW 5148  Ophir 
Violet Ray Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 5.2 mi. N 7569  Mercur 
Tenmile Pass (Gap) Tooele County, UT 5.1 mi. S 5240  Fivemile Pass 
Manning Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 4.8 mi. NE   Mercur 
Powder Knoll (Summit) Tooele County, UT 5.3 mi. S 5361  Fivemile Pass 


Taxon Links for species Ipomopsis congesta  (Hook.) V.E. Grant

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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