Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 12817 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
BoraginaceaeBoraginaceaeBoraginaceae  
Species Mertensia arizonica Greene
Common name   aspen bluebells
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   5725  
Coll. Date 30 May 2007 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah County
Locality American Fork Canyon, TR 038, near old mine tailings, [FR 085, at the mouth of Baker Fork];
     Elev.: 7676 ft. (2340 m.)
Habitat Notes aspen-spruce-fir community, riparian; near old mine tailings. 
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 40° 32'  7" N, 111° 35'  39" 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):

     Mertensia arizonica Greene

     Mertensia arizonica var. grahamii L.O. Williams
     Mertensia arizonica var. leonardii (Rydb.) I.M. Johnston
     Mertensia arizonica var. subnuda (J.F. Macbr.) L.O. Williams

Common Name(s): aspen bluebell, aspen bluebells.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31666, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Lamiales
                                Family: Boraginaceae
                                    Genus: Mertensia
                                        Species: Mertensia arizonica
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
03819 Aconitum columbianum  var. columbianum   "western monkshood" 1.3 mi. SE
05020 Anaphalis margaritacea      "western pearly everlasting" 1.9 mi. NE
03818 Anaphalis margaritacea      "western pearly everlasting" 1.3 mi. SE
12811 Androsace septentrionalis      "pygmy-flowered rockjasmine" same section
05033 Angelica kingii      "King's angelica" 2669 ft. S
03823 Asclepias speciosa      "showy milkweed" 1.3 mi. SE
05025 Aspidotis densa      "lace fern" 1.9 mi. NE
05029 Brickellia grandiflora      "tassel-flowered brickellbush" 1.9 mi. NE
05018 Calamagrostis canadensis  var. canadensis   "bluejoint" 1.9 mi. NE
12813 Cardamine cordifolia      "heart-leaf bittercress" same section
05019 Carex aquatilis      "water sedge" 1.9 mi. NE
12816 Carex hoodii      "Hood's sedge" same section
12819 Castilleja applegatei  var. viscida   "sticky Applegate's paintbrush" 2667 ft. SW
12807 Cerastium fontanum      "common mouse-ear chickweed" same section
12805 Collinsia parviflora      "maiden blue eyed Mary" same section
05024 Cystopteris fragilis      "brittle bladder fern" 1.9 mi. NE
05009 Draba brachystylis      "shortstyle whitlow-cress" 2669 ft. S
05023 Elymus glaucus      "blue wildrye" 1.9 mi. NE
03817 Epilobium ciliatum      "fringed willowherb" 1.3 mi. SE
05026 Erigeron arenarioides      "sand fleabane" 2669 ft. S
05034 Erigeron speciosus      "aspen fleabane" 2669 ft. S
12820 Erysimum repandum      "spreading wallflower" 2667 ft. SW
05036 Eucephalus elegans      "elegant aster" 2669 ft. S
03828 Eucephalus engelmannii      "Engelmann's aster" 1.3 mi. SE
12818 Euphorbia brachycera      "horned spurge" 2667 ft. SW
12810 Fragaria virginiana  var. glauca   "mountain strawberry" same section
05016 Helianthus nuttallii      "Nuttall's sunflower" 2669 ft. S
05030 Herrickia glauca      "grey aster" 2669 ft. S
05012 Heuchera rubescens  var. rubescens   "pink alumroot" 2669 ft. S
05028 Juncus tenuis      "poverty rush" 2669 ft. S
12806 Lepidium densiflorum  var. ramosum   "common peppercress" same section
05013 Linanthus watsonii      "Watson's prickly phlox" 2669 ft. S
03829 Machaeranthera canescens  var. monticola   "mountain gray tansy aster" 1.3 mi. SE
01753 Mimulus guttatus      "common monkeyflower" 2862 ft. N
05027 Orthocarpus tolmiei      "Tolmie's owl's-clover" 2669 ft. S
05011 Pellaea breweri      "Brewer's cliff brake" 2669 ft. S
12808 Penstemon leonardii  var. leonardii   "Leonard's beardtongue" same section
05010 Petrophytum caespitosum      "rockmat" 2669 ft. S
12809 Phacelia hastata  var. alpina   "alpine silverleaf scorpionweed" same section
12812 Ranunculus cardiophyllus      "heart-leaf buttercup" same section
01755 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" 2862 ft. N
03081 Shepherdia canadensis      "Canada buffaloberry" 1.3 mi. SE
12815 Smilacina stellata      "starry false Solomon's Seal" same section
03820 Solidago lepida  var. salebrosa   "rough Canada goldenrod" 1.3 mi. SE
05031 Sphaeromeria diversifolia      "separate-leaf chickensage" 1.9 mi. NE
05017 Spiranthes romanzoffiana  var. romanzoffiana   "hooded ladies tresses" 1.9 mi. NE
06826 Swertia radiata      "elkweed" 2669 ft. S
05035 Symphyotrichum ascendens      "western aster" 2669 ft. S
05032 Symphyotrichum novae-angliae      "New England aster" 1.9 mi. NE
12814 Valeriana occidentalis      "western valerian" same section
06827 Valeriana occidentalis      "western valerian" 2669 ft. S

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Miller Hill Tunnel (Mine) Utah County, UT 430 ft. SW 7648  Brighton 
Dry Fork (Valley) Utah County, UT 1539 ft. N   Brighton 
Baker Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 1776 ft. S   Brighton 
Pacific Mine (Mine) Utah County, UT 2119 ft. N 7769  Brighton 
Bay State Tunnel (Mine) Utah County, UT 2650 ft. S 7825  Brighton 
Dutchman Guard Station (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. SW 7573  Brighton 
Dutchman Mine (Mine) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. SW 7602  Brighton 
Mountain Dell Mine (Mine) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. NW 8475  Brighton 
Texan Tunnel (Mine) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. W 8698  Brighton 
Shaffer Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. SW   Brighton 
Mary Ellen Gulch (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. SW   Dromedary Peak 
Centennial Tunnel (Tunnel) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. N 8485  Brighton 
Pole Line Pass (Gap) Wasatch County, UT 1.2 mi. E 8941  Brighton 
Forest Lake (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. S 8511  Brighton 
Sandy Baker Pass (Gap) Wasatch County, UT 1.5 mi. SE 8734  Brighton 
Smuggler Tunnel (Tunnel) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. N 9167  Brighton 
Midwest Tunnel (Mine) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. W 9607  Brighton 
Ant Knolls (Summit) Wasatch County, UT 1.6 mi. NE 9859  Brighton 
Miller Hill (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. NW 9863  Brighton 
Bog Mine (Mine) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. NW 8790  Brighton 

Links

Taxon Links for species Mertensia arizonica  Greene

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=Mertensia+arizonica

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