Oreocarya flava A. Nelson
Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 25: 202. 1898

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Pronunciation:
O-re-o-cár-ya  flà-va
Etymology:
yellow
Synonym(s):




Oreocarya lutescens Greene, Pittonia 4: 93. 1899
Cryptantha flava (A. Nelson) Payson, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 14: 259. 1927
Oreocarya confertiflora Greene var. lutescens Brand, Pflanzenr. (Engler) [Heft 97] 4, Fam. 252: 90. 1931
Oreocarya confertiflora var. flava Brand , Pflanzenr. (Engler) [Heft 97] 4, Fam. 252: 90. 1931
Oreocarya torva A. Nelson, Amer. J. Bot. 23: 269. 1936

Type:

Nelson 3074, U.S.A., Wyoming, Sweetwater County: Point of Rocks, 1 Jun 1897
HOLOTYPE: RM 11176, bc 0001699

Treatment from Higgins 1971


Distribution of Oreocarya flava
Kartesz, J.T., The Biota of North America Program (BONAP). 2015. Taxonomic Data Center. (http://www.bonap.net/tdc).
Chapel Hill, N.C. [maps generated from Kartesz, J.T. 2015. Floristic Synthesis of North America, Version 1.0. Biota of North America Program (BONAP). (in press)]
COLOR KEY: Dark green =present in state; Light green=present in county, not rare;Yellow=present in county and rare; Orange=extirpated (historic).

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Specimens:
Oreocarya flava
(RSA 236878)


Oreocarya flava
Moore 4589, May 31, 1995 (COLO 471887)


Oreocarya flava
Anderson DA9905, July 1, 1999 (COLO 499734)


Oreocarya flava
Nelson 785, June 15, 1933 (SD 60232)


Oreocarya flava
Weber 7593, May 31, 1952 (SDSU 20016)
Locality: 38.99278, -110.67658