Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 02913 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Polemonium pulcherrimum Hook.
Infraspecific    var. delicatum (Rydb.) Cronquist
D. Carter   s.n.  
   with J. R. Carter
Coll. Date 17 July 1998 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Summit County
Locality on trail to Lower Red Castle Lake. 
Elev.: 10350 ft. (3155 m.)
Habitat Notes in thick stands of lodgepole pine, at base of trees in moist organic soils. 
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° 51'  3" N, 110° 27'  23" W
Township Range T1N, R13E, Sec. 3 SE 1/4  
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):

     Polemonium pulcherrimum ssp. delicatum (Rydb.) Brand

     Polemonium delicatum Rydb.
     Polemonium delicatum ssp. scopulinum (Greene) Wherry
     Polemonium delicatum ssp. typicum Wherry
     Polemonium pulcherrimum var. delicatum (Rydb.) Cronq.

Common Name(s): beautiful jacobs ladder, Jacob's-ladder, skunkweed Jacob's-ladder.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=524549, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Solanales
                                Family: Polemoniaceae
                                    Genus: Polemonium
                                        Species: Polemonium pulcherrimum
                                            Subspecies: Polemonium pulcherrimum ssp. delicatum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15760 Caltha leptosepala  var. leptosepala   "white marsh marigold" 2.4 mi. N
15763 Draba stenoloba  var. nana  2.4 mi. N
15762 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. porteri  2.4 mi. N
15761 Polygonum bistortoides      "American bistort" 2.4 mi. N
15766 Potentilla diversifolia  var. diversifolia   "diverse-leaf cinquefoil" 2.4 mi. N
15764 Thlaspi montanum  var. montanum  2.4 mi. N
15765 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" 2.4 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Broadbent Meadow (Flat) Summit County, UT 298 ft. SW 10220  Mount Powell 
Lake Hessie (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.8 mi. NE 10624  Mount Powell 
High Line Trail (Trail) Summit County, UT 2.2 mi. N 10434  Bridger Lake 
Lower Red Castle Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.7 mi. S 10765  Mount Powell 
Bald Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.2 mi. NW 11047  Mount Powell 
Flat Top Mountain (Summit) Summit County, UT 2.5 mi. SE 12123  Mount Powell 
Bald Mountain (Summit) Summit County, UT 2.6 mi. W 11756  Mount Lovenia 
Red Castle (Summit) Summit County, UT 3.5 mi. S 12136  Mount Powell 
East Red Castle Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 3.7 mi. S 11195  Mount Powell 
Castle Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 3.4 mi. SE 11369  Mount Powell 
Bear Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 3 mi. E 10775  Mount Powell 
Smiths Fork Pass Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 4.1 mi. S 11159  Mount Powell 
Irland Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 3.4 mi. SE 11395  Mount Powell 
Mansfield Meadows (Flat) Summit County, UT 3.8 mi. N 10227  Bridger Lake 
Mount Powell (Summit) Summit County, UT 4.1 mi. S 13035  Mount Powell 
Sawmill Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 3.3 mi. E 10663  Mount Powell 
Bull Park (Flat) Summit County, UT 4.4 mi. N 10092  Bridger Lake 
Grass Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 3.6 mi. SE 10824  Mount Powell 
Red Castle Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 4.4 mi. S 11300  Mount Powell 
Lake Blanchard (Lake) Summit County, UT 4.1 mi. SE 11172  Mount Powell 


Taxon Links for species Polemonium pulcherrimum  Hook.

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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