Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03863 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Allium nevadense S. Watson
Common name   Nevada wild onion
D.M. Barnes   s.n.  
Coll. Date 03 July 1999 
United States
Sevier County
Locality Mud Spring Hollow ATV trail, Clear Creek Canyon, Pavant Range, 0.5 mile up dirt rd.
Habitat Notes sagebrush, juniper community; red clay soil. 
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° 35'  38" N, 112° 27'  51" W
Township Range T25S, R5W, Sec. 28  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)
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):

     Allium nevadense S. Wats.

     Allium cristatum S. Wats.
     Allium nevadense var. cristatum (S. Wats.) Ownbey

Common Name(s): Nevada onion.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=42687, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Liliidae
                            Order: Liliales
                                Family: Liliaceae
                                    Genus: Allium
                                        Species: Allium nevadense


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.
03868 Cleome serrulata  var. serrulata  same section
03867 Crepis acuminata      "tapertip hawksbeard" same section
03862 Cryptantha cinerea  var. cinerea   "ashy James' cat's eye" same section
03861 Eremogone ferrisiae      "Ferris' sandwort" same section
03871 Erigeron divergens  var. divergens   "spreading fleabane daisy" same section
03938 Eriogonum microthecum  var. simpsonii   "Simpson's wild buckwheat" 1 mi. W
03865 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. umbellatum   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" same section
03870 Hymenopappus filifolius  var. cinereus   "common woollywhite" same section
03866 Penstemon comarrhenus      "dusty beardtongue" same section
03872 Phlox austromontana  var. austromontana   "southern phlox" same section
04287 Plectritis macrocera      "longhorn plectritis" same section
03864 Sedum debile      "orpine stonecrop" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Mud Spring Hollow (Valley) Sevier County, UT 1897 ft. S   Trail Mountain 
Long Valley (Valley) Sevier County, UT 0.6 mi. W   Trail Mountain 
Shingle Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 1.1 mi. SE   Pole Mountain 
Shingle Creek (Stream) Piute County, UT 1.2 mi. SE   Pole Mountain 
Shingle Creek Ranger Station (Locale) Sevier County, UT 1.7 mi. S 6749  Trail Mountain 
Devils Dance Floor (Flat) Sevier County, UT 1.7 mi. N 7205  Trail Mountain 
Snow Canyon (Valley) Sevier County, UT 2.1 mi. S   Cove Fort 
Trail Mountain (Summit) Sevier County, UT 2.4 mi. NE 6851  Trail Mountain 
Magpie Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 2.8 mi. N   Red Ridge 
Birch Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 2.7 mi. NE   Red Ridge 
Three Creeks Dam (Dam) Sevier County, UT 2.8 mi. NE 6828  Red Ridge 
Three Creeks Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 2.8 mi. NE 6828  Red Ridge 
Trail Mountain Hollow (Valley) Sevier County, UT 2.5 mi. E   Trail Mountain 
North Fork Three Creeks (Stream) Sevier County, UT 3.1 mi. NE   Red Ridge 
Bear Canyon (Valley) Sevier County, UT 2.6 mi. W   Trail Mountain 
North Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 3.5 mi. N   Red Ridge 
Water Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.9 mi. W   Red Ridge 
Fish Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 3 mi. E   Mount Belknap 
Coldwater Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 4 mi. S   Trail Mountain 
Wales Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.2 mi. W   Red Ridge 


Taxon Links for species Allium nevadense  S. Watson

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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