Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 02721 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Shepherdia argentea (Pursh) Nutt.
Common name   silver buffaloberry
D. Durfee   s.n.  
Coll. Date 29 May 1990 
United States
Sevier County
Locality near Joseph.
Habitat Notes on a riverbank. 
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° 39'  13" N, 112° 16'  53" W
Township Range T25S, R4W, Sec. 6  
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):

     Shepherdia argentea (Pursh) Nutt.

     Elaeagnus utilis A. Nels.
     Lepargyrea argentea (Pursh) Greene

Common Name(s): silver buffaloberry.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=27778, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rhamnales
                                Family: Elaeagnaceae
                                    Genus: Shepherdia
                                        Species: Shepherdia argentea


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 02721s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05371s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06093s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07485s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02713 Asparagus officinalis      "cultivated asparagus" same section
02710 Atriplex confertifolia      "shadscale saltbush" same section
02715 Elaeagnus angustifolia      "Russian olive" same section
02716 Ephedra nevadensis      "Nevada ephedra" same section
02717 Tamarix chinensis      "five-stamen tamarisk" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Monument Hill (Summit) Sevier County, UT 1.2 mi. SW 8560  Joseph Peak 
Parker Ranch (Locale) Sevier County, UT 1.6 mi. N 7940  Joseph Peak 
Joseph Peak (Summit) Sevier County, UT 2.1 mi. NW 9272  Joseph Peak 
Mud Hollow (Valley) Sevier County, UT 2.1 mi. W   Joseph Peak 
Skinner Hollow (Valley) Sevier County, UT 2.4 mi. W   Joseph Peak 
Oak Hollow (Valley) Sevier County, UT 2.9 mi. SW   Joseph Peak 
Rocky Hollow (Valley) Sevier County, UT 2.9 mi. SW   Joseph Peak 
Rockwood Ranger Station (Locale) Sevier County, UT 2.8 mi. NW 8596  Joseph Peak 
Pond Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 3.4 mi. N 8216  Joseph Peak 
Indian Peak (Summit) Millard County, UT 3 mi. NW 9059  Joseph Peak 
Coyote Flat (Flat) Sevier County, UT 3.3 mi. NE 7609  Elsinore 
Cave Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 3.9 mi. N 8084  Joseph Peak 
Dry Hollow (Valley) Sevier County, UT 3.1 mi. SE   Joseph Peak 
Sid Carter Hollow (Valley) Sevier County, UT 3.9 mi. S   Marysvale Canyon 
Joseph Flats (Flat) Sevier County, UT 3.3 mi. SE 5555  Elsinore 
Rose Hollow (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.9 mi. N   Joseph Peak 
Icicle Bench (Bench) Sevier County, UT 4.1 mi. S 5784  Marysvale Canyon 
Middle Ridge (Ridge) Millard County, UT 3.9 mi. N 7635  Joseph Peak 
Peavine Hollow (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.8 mi. N   Joseph Peak 
Trail Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 4.3 mi. N 7684  Joseph Peak 


Taxon Links for species Shepherdia argentea  (Pursh) Nutt.

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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