Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 11768 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Epilobium hornemannii Rchb.
Infraspecific    var. hornemannii 
Common name   Hornemann's willowherb
Donna M. Barnes   5187  
Coll. Date 26 June 2006 
United States
Box Elder County
Locality Pilot Range, Patterson Pass Road, drainage N of the road, [ca. 3 miles W of the junction with Pilot Mountain Road];
     Elev.: 5315 ft. (1620 m.)
Habitat Notes sage-grass community; moist 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 41° 11'  52.7" N, 113° 58'  1.7" 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.


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

     Epilobium hornemannii ssp. hornemannii Reichenb.

     Epilobium alpinum var. nutans Hornem.

Common Name(s): Hornemann's willowherb.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=27307, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Myrtales
                                Family: Onagraceae
                                    Genus: Epilobium
                                        Species: Epilobium hornemannii
                                            Subspecies: Epilobium hornemannii ssp. hornemannii


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 11768s1.jpg specimen image: 11768d1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04621s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05249s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05375s1.jpg 
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specimen image: 07150s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09678s2.jpg 
specimen image: 09860s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10779s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11199s1.jpg 
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specimen image: 11836s4.jpg 
specimen image: 11836d1.jpg 
specimen image: 13846s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11767 Argemone munita  var. rotundata  same section
11766 Chamaesyce serpyllifolia      "thymeleaf sandmat" same section
11769 Cryptantha ambigua      "basin cat's eye" same section
11765 Mimulus floribundus      "many-flowered monkeyflower" same section
11770 Potentilla biennis      "biennial cinquefoil" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Patterson Pass Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 0.9 mi. W 5611  Crater Island NW 
McLaughlin Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 1.2 mi. N 5620  Crater Island NW 
McGinty Canyon (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 1.4 mi. NE   Crater Island NW 
Birch Canyon (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 1.7 mi. E   Patterson Pass 
McGinty Ridge (Ridge) Box Elder County, UT 2.1 mi. W 6762  Patterson Pass 
Patterson Pass (Gap) Box Elder County, UT 2.4 mi. W 6880  Patterson Pass 
Tunnel Spring Number 1 (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 3.6 mi. N 5473  Crater Island NW 
Tunnel Spring Number 2 (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 3.6 mi. N 5663  Crater Island NW 
Sheep Range Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 3.2 mi. NW 7218  Patterson Pass 
Mineral Mountain (Summit) Box Elder County, UT 3.8 mi. NW 6966  Patterson Pass 
Governors Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 4.3 mi. N 6496  Tecoma 
Copper Mountain (Summit) Box Elder County, UT 4.2 mi. NW 7304  Patterson Pass 
Bald Eagle Mountain (Summit) Box Elder County, UT 5.3 mi. N 7963  Tecoma 
Cottonwood Springs (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 5.1 mi. SW 6798  Patterson Pass 
Killian Springs (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 5.5 mi. SW 6224  Patterson Pass 
Buell (historical) (Populated Place) Elko County, NV 5.7 mi. NW 5834  Tecoma 
Buel Post Office (Post Office) Elko County, NV 5.7 mi. NW 5834  Tecoma 
Lion Mountain (Summit) Box Elder County, UT 6.2 mi. NE 5135  Lucin 


Taxon Links for species Epilobium hornemannii  Rchb.

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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