Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 13069 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Geranium richardsonii Fisch. & Trautv.
Common name   Richardson's geranium
Donna M. Barnes   5977  
Coll. Date 28 June 2007 
United States
Cache County
Locality Logan Canyon, Right Hand Fork, Right Hand Fork trailhead.
     Elev.: 5590 ft. (1704 m.)
Habitat Notes riparian community; moist soil along stream bank. 
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° 46'  30" N, 111° 36'  36" 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):

     Geranium richardsonii Fisch. & Trautv.

Common Name(s): Richardson geranium, Richardson's geranium.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=29118, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Geraniales
                                Family: Geraniaceae
                                    Genus: Geranium
                                        Species: Geranium richardsonii


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.
13073 Castilleja linariifolia      "Wyoming Indian paintbrush" same section
13074 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. majus   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" same section
13075 Geranium viscosissimum      "sticky purple geranium" same section
13066 Lemna minor      "common duckweed" same section
16693 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" same section
13068 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" same section
13072 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" same section
13076 Potentilla gracilis  var. elmeri   "Elmer's slender cinquefoil" same section
13070 Sidalcea oregana      "Oregon checkerbloom" same section
13067 Silene menziesii      "Menzies' campion" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Little Cottonwood Creek (Stream) Cache County, UT 442 ft. W   Temple Peak 
Maughan Hollow (Valley) Cache County, UT 661 ft. SE   Temple Peak 
Lomia Girls Camp (Locale) Cache County, UT 2249 ft. W 5466  Temple Peak 
Ricks Canyon (Valley) Cache County, UT 2483 ft. SE   Boulder Mountain 
Cowley Canyon (Valley) Cache County, UT 2713 ft. W   Logan Peak 
Lodge Campground (Locale) Cache County, UT 0.7 mi. W 5430  Temple Peak 
Little Cottonwood Spring (Spring) Cache County, UT 1 mi. N 6093  Temple Peak 
Steel Hollow (Valley) Cache County, UT 1.2 mi. SE   Boulder Mountain 
Smoky Rock Campground (Locale) Cache County, UT 1 mi. W 5404  Mount Elmer 
Willow Creek (Stream) Cache County, UT 1.1 mi. E   Temple Peak 
Little Ricks Canyon (Valley) Cache County, UT 1.5 mi. S   Boulder Mountain 
Right Fork Logan Canyon (Valley) Cache County, UT 1.6 mi. W   Temple Peak 
Right Fork Logan River (Stream) Cache County, UT 1.7 mi. W   Temple Peak 
Chicken Creek Guzzler (Lake) Cache County, UT 2.2 mi. N 6487  Temple Peak 
China Row Campground (Locale) Cache County, UT 2.2 mi. NW 5374  Mount Elmer 
Tab Hollow (Valley) Cache County, UT 2.2 mi. NW   Mount Elmer 
Cottonwood Picnic Area (Locale) Cache County, UT 2.7 mi. N 5506  Temple Peak 
Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) Cache County, UT 2.8 mi. N   Naomi Peak 
Brachipad Summer Home Area (Populated Place) Cache County, UT 2.8 mi. N 5784  Temple Peak 
Wood Camp Hollow (Valley) Cache County, UT 2.3 mi. NW   Mount Elmer 


Taxon Links for species Geranium richardsonii  Fisch. & Trautv.

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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