Oreocarya sericea (A. Gray) Greene
Pittonia 1: 58. 1887
[Cryptantha sericea (A. Gray) Payson]

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Pronunciation:
O-re-o-cár-ya  se-rí-ce-a
Etymology:
"silky"
Synonym(s):




Krynitzkia sericea A. Gray, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 20: 279-280. 1885 (Basionym)
Oreocarya affinis var. perennis A. Nelson Erythea 7(7): 67. 1899
Oreocarya perennis (A. Nelson) Rydb. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 33(3): 150. 1906
Cryptantha sericea (A.Gray) Payson Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 14: 286. 1927
Cryptantha sericea var. perennis (A.Nelson) Payson Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 14: 288. 1927
Type:

J. C. Fremont, s.n., 1884, U.S.A.: W. side of Wasatch Mts, Utah
   GH 00269290


Distribution of Oreocarya sericea
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).


Specimens:
Oreocarya sericea
Orthner 977, August 1 2000 (COLO 475416, bc 00475285)


Oreocarya sericea
RSA 574117

Ripma 373, 21July 2012, SDSU 20120
Locality: 40.82676, -106.38792


N. Duane Atwood 33539, 21July 2010, BRY 614062, barcode 0007492
Locality: North of Walden at the California Gulch Phacelia formuosula site. Sandy breaklands.
Det. Ron B. Kelley & Lee Ripma, 23 Aug. 2013.