Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 09978 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
LiliaceaeLiliaceaeLiliaceae  
Species Erythronium grandiflorum Pursh
Common name   yellow glacier-lily
Collector(s)
D.M. Barnes   4078  
   with K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 03 June 2004 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Emery County
Locality Wasatch Plateau, Highway 31, east turn off to Electric Lake.
     Elev.: 9712 ft. (2961 m.)
Habitat Notes subalpine herblands, wet snowmelt area, shallow saturated 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 39° 36'  58" N, 111° 18'  10" 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.

Taxonomy


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

     Erythronium grandiflorum Pursh

Common Name(s): dogtooth lily, yellow avalanche-lily.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=196372, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09978s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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00294
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00295
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00832
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01573
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01615
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01821
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02733
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02849
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05626
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06855
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11431
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11433
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11747
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15912
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15912
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15912

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02315 Artemisia spiciformis      "snowfield sagebrush" 1.2 mi. S
09981 Claytonia lanceolata      "spear-leaf springbeauty" same section
09980 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" same section
09979 Ranunculus alismifolius  var. montanus   "waterplantain buttercup" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Sanpete Valley Overlook (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 2670 ft. W 9784  Huntington Reservoir 
Fairview Lakes Overlook (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 1.3 mi. NW 9279  Fairview Lakes 
Beaver Ridge (Ridge) Sanpete County, UT 1.9 mi. N 9144  Fairview Lakes 
Fairview Lakes Dam (Dam) Sanpete County, UT 2 mi. N 8974  Fairview Lakes 
Fairview Lakes (Reservoir) Sanpete County, UT 2 mi. N 8974  Fairview Lakes 
Beaver Dams Summer Homes Area (Populated Place) Sanpete County, UT 2.2 mi. N 8892  Fairview Lakes 
Spring Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1.9 mi. SE   Huntington Reservoir 
Beaver Dam Reservoir (Reservoir) Sanpete County, UT 2.7 mi. N 8764  Fairview Lakes 
Beaver Dam (Dam) Sanpete County, UT 2.7 mi. N 8757  Fairview Lakes 
PC Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.1 mi. W   Fairview Lakes 
Towhead (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.7 mi. S 10237  Huntington Reservoir 
South Fork Lake Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 2.7 mi. SE   Huntington Reservoir 
North Fork Lake Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 2.7 mi. SE   Huntington Reservoir 
Huntington Reservoir Point of Interest (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 2.9 mi. SE 9052  Huntington Reservoir 
Huntington Reservoir (Reservoir) Sanpete County, UT 3 mi. SE 9019  Huntington Reservoir 
Huntington Dam (Dam) Sanpete County, UT 3 mi. SE 9010  Huntington Reservoir 
Flat Canyon Campground (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 3 mi. NE 8878  Fairview Lakes 
Snowland Ski Area (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 3.3 mi. N 8944  Fairview Lakes 
Boulger Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 3.1 mi. NE   Fairview Lakes 
Boulger Reservoir (Reservoir) Sanpete County, UT 3.3 mi. NE 8760  Fairview Lakes 

Links

Taxon Links for species Erythronium grandiflorum  Pursh

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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Erythronium+grandiflorum

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