Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 02938 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Aconitum columbianum Nutt.
Infraspecific    var. columbianum 
Common name   western monkshood
R. Englehardt   s.n.  
Coll. Date 27 June 1992 
United States
Summit County
Locality along Provo River, near Upper Provo Falls.
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° 37'  54" N, 110° 56'  56" W
Township Range T2S, R9E, Sec. 20  
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):

     Aconitum columbianum ssp. columbianum Nutt.

     Aconitum columbianum var. bakeri (Greene) Harrington
     Aconitum columbianum var. ochroleucum A. Nels.
     Aconitum columbianum ssp. pallidum Piper
     Aconitum geranioides Greene
     Aconitum leibergii Greene
     Aconitum mogollonicum Greene

Common Name(s): Columbian monkshood.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=181845, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Magnoliidae
                            Order: Ranunculales
                                Family: Ranunculaceae
                                    Genus: Aconitum
                                        Species: Aconitum columbianum
                                            Subspecies: Aconitum columbianum ssp. columbianum


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.
09532 Allium brevistylum      "short-styled wild onion" same section
14512 Artemisia tridentata  var. vaseyana   "Vasey's big sagebrush" 1.9 mi. S
14766 Artemisia tridentata  var. vaseyana   "Vasey's big sagebrush" 1.9 mi. S
14427 Betula glandulosa      "resin birch" 1.1 mi. SE
14763 Betula glandulosa      "resin birch" 1.2 mi. SE
15272 Betula glandulosa      "resin birch" 1.1 mi. SE
08988 Calystegia sepium      "hedge false bindweed" 2926 ft. SE
09530 Castilleja miniata      "giant red Indian paintbrush" same section
06566 Ceanothus velutinus      "snowbrush ceanothus" 1.2 mi. SE
08989 Chenopodium humile      "marshland goosefoot" 2926 ft. SE
14756 Chimaphila umbellata      "pipsissewa" same section
04597 Danthonia intermedia      "timber oatgrass" 2.2 mi. SW
18033 Dasiphora fruticosa     same section
04596 Deschampsia cespitosa  subsp. cespitosa   "tufted hairgrass" 2.2 mi. SW
07924 Kalmia microphylla      "alpine laurel" 2 mi. S
14420 Ledum glandulosum      "western Labrador tea" same section
14759 Ledum glandulosum      "western Labrador tea" same section
08990 Ledum glandulosum      "western Labrador tea" 2926 ft. SE
04594 Luzula spicata      "spiked woodrush" 2.2 mi. SW
15782 Nuphar polysepala     1.4 mi. NE
15951 Nuphar polysepala     1.4 mi. NE
15952 Nuphar polysepala     1.4 mi. NE
02939 Pedicularis groenlandica      "elephant's head" same section
04593 Phleum alpinum      "alpine timothy" 2.2 mi. SW
16808 Poa glauca  subsp. glauca   "Greenland bluegrass" 2.2 mi. SW
04598 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" 2.2 mi. SW
14423 Pyrola asarifolia      "liverleaf wintergreen" same section
14425 Pyrola secunda     same section
18032 Ribes viscosissimum      "sticky currant" 1.5 mi. SE
14426 Ribes viscosissimum  var. viscosissimum  1.1 mi. SE
15218 Salix       "willow" 1.1 mi. N
17887 Salix drummondiana      "Drummond's willow" 1.1 mi. SE
18031 Salix geyeriana      "Geyer's willow" 1.5 mi. SE
08991 Salix geyeriana  var. geyeriana  2926 ft. SE
14762 Salix lucida      "shining willow" 1.2 mi. SE
02287 Salix lucida  subsp. caudata   "greenleaf willow" same section
17886 Salix planifolia      "diamondleaf willow" 1.1 mi. SE
14757 Shepherdia canadensis      "Canada buffaloberry" same section
04592 Trisetum spicatum      "narrow oat-grass" 2.2 mi. SW
17888 Vaccinium caespitosum     1.1 mi. SE
14421 Vaccinium cespitosum      "dwarf bilberry" same section
14758 Vaccinium cespitosum      "dwarf bilberry" same section
14765 Vaccinium membranaceum      "thinleaf huckleberry" 1.2 mi. SE
14424 Vaccinium scoparium      "grouse whortleberry" same section
18029 Vaccinium scoparium      "grouse whortleberry" 1.5 mi. SE
18030 Vaccinium uliginosum      "bog blueberry" 1.5 mi. SE
14428 Vaccinium uliginosum      "bog blueberry" 1.1 mi. SE
14764 Vaccinium uliginosum      "bog blueberry" 1.2 mi. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Slate Gorge (Valley) Summit County, UT 884 ft. NW   Mirror Lake 
Slate Gorge Overlook (Locale) Summit County, UT 2364 ft. N 9013  Mirror Lake 
Upper Provo Bridge Picnic Area (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 1.1 mi. N 9210  Mirror Lake 
Trident Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.4 mi. N 9810  Mirror Lake 
Duchesne Tunnel (Tunnel) Wasatch County, UT 1.6 mi. S 10086  Iron Mine Mountain 
Broadhead Meadows (Flat) Wasatch County, UT 1.5 mi. NE 9515  Mirror Lake 
Broadwater Meadows (Flat) Wasatch County, UT 1.5 mi. NE 9544  Mirror Lake 
Broadhead Lake (Lake) Wasatch County, UT 1.4 mi. SE 9945  Iron Mine Mountain 
Provo River Falls (Falls) Summit County, UT 1.7 mi. N 9348  Mirror Lake 
Provo River Falls Overlook (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 1.8 mi. N 9433  Mirror Lake 
Buckeye Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.4 mi. W 9686  Mirror Lake 
Beth Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 9781  Mirror Lake 
Shallow Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2 mi. N 9794  Mirror Lake 
Spectacle Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.7 mi. W 9754  Mirror Lake 
Smooth Rock Falls (Falls) Wasatch County, UT 2.1 mi. S 8501  Iron Mine Mountain 
Shoestring Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.2 mi. N 9823  Mirror Lake 
Haystack Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.1 mi. N 9945  Mirror Lake 
Blue Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.9 mi. NW 9991  Mirror Lake 
Alexander Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.1 mi. SW 9344  Iron Mine Mountain 
Cobble Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 2.4 mi. S   Iron Mine Mountain 


Taxon Links for species Aconitum columbianum  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

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